Nurse Manager, Palliative Care
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Eligible for sign on bonus!
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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Bachelors Degree in
Nursing, or Masters Degree in Nursing earned through a direct entry
License, Certification, Registration
- Registered Nurse License (California) required at hire
- Basic Life Support
- 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
- National Certification preferred within 1 year of hire
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
- Two (2) years of management experience preferred
- One (1) year of Magnet/shared governance experience
- One (1) year of managing in a bargaining environment
- Masters degree preferred.
- Shared oversight on weekends and holidays.
Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
Keywords: Kaiser, Livermore , Nurse Manager, Palliative Care, Executive , Livermore, California
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