There’s a bright future waiting for you on California’s beautiful Central Coast
California’s breathtaking natural attractions are not the only stars on the Central Coast. Equally impressive are the top-trained medical professionals at Natividad Medical Center, a 172-bed teaching hospital with a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. When you bring your career to Natividad, you'll join a facility that is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco, with the area's only Life-Flight helicopter service and Trauma Center, as well as one of the County’s first Community Level III NICUs.
NURSING DIRECTOR OF ACUTE & CRITICAL CARE SERVICES
The Nursing Director, reporting directly to the CNO, will be responsible for managing the Medical Surgical Unit (MSU), Intensive Care Unit (ICU) & Intermediate Care Unit (IMC) Divisions. The successful candidate will have overall accountability for the supervision of staff, patient care and unit management 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and be responsible for ensuring that the assigned units meet all patient safety goals, quality assurance guidelines, The Join Commission, Department of Health and Human Services, Federal and State laws and regulations, and all other requirements and standards.
The ideal candidate will possess a valid CA RN license (or ability to obtain a CA RN license prior to start), a BSN (Master’s preferred), 3 years of supervisory experience in an Acute or Critical Care Division (ICU, IMC, MSU), 5 years of clinical experience in an Acute or Critical Care Division, and 10 years of clinical nursing experience.
Natividad Medical Center is a 172-bed acute care hospital owned and operated by Monterey County. As the safety-net hospital providing healthcare to the residents of Monterey County for over 127 years, Natividad provides healthcare access to all patients regardless of their ability to pay. The hospital operates with a medical staff of over 230 physicians and has several specialty clinics and outpat...ient primary care clinics operated by the Monterey County Health Department.
Natividad is the only teaching hospital on the Central Coast, through its affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Recognized nationally and internationally as a model program, Natividad’s Family Medicine Residency Program is postgraduate training for physicians specializing in family medicine. About 1/3 of the graduates remain on the central coast to establish a practice.
Natividad is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and is governed by a Board of Trustees, under the guidance