Manager, Operations (RN) - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - Laguna Hills, CA

SMMC-SMMC Hospital
Full Time
Day Job
Job Listing: 
RN House Supervisor, Unit Manager

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Position Summary

The Manager of NICU is responsible for the overall direction of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  To direct, plan, and develop all aspects of quality of care in collaboration with medical staff leadership to achieve clinical and service objectives, fiscal performance targets, strategic plan and service line goals of the Laguna Hills campus of MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center.  The Manager maintains oversight and responsibility for staff performance and competence; performance improvement; staffing patterns; internal and external relationships for the service; communication to Administration; internal and external marketing and program development; education and development of staff; and fiscal management of operational budgets and capital budget/equipment.  The position is accountable to County, State, and Federal agencies as well as The Joint Commission for maintaining compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards. 



  • Graduate from a school of Nursing.
  • Current State of California RN license.
  • Bachelor�s degree in Nursing required, MSN or equivalent preferred.
  • Five years of progressive management experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred.
  • Three years of acute care experience in NICU.
  • Knowledge of current leadership, management, and quality improvement principles.
  • Solid understanding of budget development and financial management. 
  • Experience in clinical program development, employee engagement and direct implementation of new programs and services.
  • Computer/information system experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory requirements for areas of responsibility.
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