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Nurse Manager, CVICU

Company: Strivector
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:


Strivector specializes in catering to your specific desired company culture and purpose-filled job needs.

We help our clients meet their fast-growing business, new and existing positions with talented individuals like you.

Strivector works alongside Fortune 500, mid-sized and Start-ups for full-time and contract positions; on our list of companies, we have Bank of America, Fannie Mae, Philips, Smith & Nephew, Arthrex.

Manages 24-hour departments providing patient care services. Ensures staff provide high quality, accessible, cost effective care, and patient focused services to members across the continuum, which comply with local, state, and federal requirements. Develops and maintains clinical standards of care and practice; responsible for all resource budgeting, selection and development.
As a Nurse Manager your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Manages the operations of 24-hour departments that may be at multiple locations. Ensures Assistants and staff provide the highest quality of care and are in compliance with the Nursing Practice Act, The Joint Commission, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Establishes, implements, and maintains patient care and service standards to meet members and internal clients expectations.
  • Designs and evaluates processes to improve systems and patient care results across the continuum of care.
  • Develops and monitors budgets for the appropriate use of human and material resources. Monitors financial performance and identifies and implements strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care/service.
  • Determines the appropriate staff mix for department and develops processes to screen, interview, hire, train, and maintain the competency of all department staff. Ensures on going staff development. Manages and resolves human resource, employee and department safety, and risk management issues.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors departmental policy and procedures which support the organizations goals and business objectives and ensures they are met.
  • Oversees and develops standards of care and standards of practice, directs fiscal management, and quality improvement activities.
  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

    Most importantly, you need to be a passionate Nurse Manager who enjoys his work and is considered to be one of the best within your organization. The ideal Nurse Manager would be someone with deep experience in many (if not all) of the following:

    • Minimum four (4) years of clinical nursing experience related to clinical area of specialization as required by department, including four (4) years of management, supervisory or leadership* experience.


      • Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Bachelor s Degree in Nursing, or Master s Degree in Nursing earned through a direct entry MSN program.

        License, Certification, Registration

        • Registered Nurse License (California) required at hire
        • Basic Life Support

          Additional Requirements:

          • Leadership Experience will be permissible for Kaiser Permanente internal applicants only and is defined by the following criteria: demonstrated clinical nursing leadership as a Charge/Senior RN, participation on professional committees inclusive of UBTs, National Certification in Specialty, demonstrated completion of RN Leadership Development Program and/or demonstrated experiential exposure to Nursing Leadership.
          • Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, The Joint Commission, and other local, state, federal regulations.
          • Demonstrated strong interpersonal communication skills.
          • ACLS or PALS certification may be required for positions in specific department.
          • National Certification preferred within 1 year of hire
          • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

            Preferred Qualifications:

            • Two (2) years of management experience preferred
            • One (1) year of Magnet/shared governance experience preferred
            • One (1) year of managing in a bargaining environment preferred
            • Master s degree preferred.

              We understand that even if you are a seasoned Nurse Manager you may not have all the skills listed here. If you are a good at what you do and have a willingness to learn, lets talk.

              Compensation: Based on Experience. One of the best in the industry
              Minimum Education: BSN CVICU (Fresh hearts req) 4-5 years ANM exp or 3-5 years exp as Dept manager
              Minimum Experience: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Bachelor s Degree in Nursing, or Master s Degree in Nursing earned through a direct entry MSN program.
              Type of position: Full time Permanent Position with benefits
              Telecommute: No
              Location: Santa Clara, CA, US
              Relocation accepted: Yes, regional

Keywords: Strivector, Santa Clara , Nurse Manager, CVICU, Executive , Santa Clara, California

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