Charge Nurse - Helen Bernardy Center, Sub Acute (San Diego, CA) Per-diemSan Diego, California
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs? The Bernardy Center is a 5-star rated pediatric subacute and long term care facility that helps patients and their families transition from the acute care environment by providing additional support and parent education prior to going home. The Bernardy Center team provides more than just medical support. Because they are children first, the developmental, emotionally and physical well-being of each child is the focus of care. Bernardy staff participate with the children in community as well as unit activities. So if you are looking to find a nursing position in which you have the time and opportunity to get to really know your patients and work alongside their families as well as make a life changing difference, the Bernardy Center team is looking for you!
Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care. Selects and administers the appropriate care, taking into consideration the age, developmental level and size of the patient. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health, healing and quality of life. Able to identify own limitations and seeks resources, as needed. Acts as role model and resource person providing clinical leadership to other staff members and ensures quality clinical practices, skills, and developmentally appropriate activities for the residents.
Associate's Degree or Nursing Diploma
1 year of experience
Current California RN license
CPR/BLS certification (issued by American Heart Association)
PEARS or PALS within 6 months of hire
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
2 years of experience
Professional nursing certification
Minimum one year of supervisory experience
Experience working with ventilator-dependent children and children with developmental disabilities
Shift: Rotating, 12 hour shifts
FTE: Per Diem / Notbenefit eligible
Location: Helen Bernardy Center - Sub Acute