Dignity Health Nurse Shift Manager in SACRAMENTO, California


Methodist Hospital of Sacramento , a Dignity Health member, is an integral part of Sacramento, California's state capital. Sacramento is a rapidly growing metropolitan area that is family-centric, culturally diverse, and offers an array of affordable housing options. Over the years, our hospitals have evolved, but our mission has remained the same -- to promote healthy communities.

Be a part of our future! Located in one of the fastest-growing areas of Sacramento, Methodist Hospital serves the Sacramento southern suburbs, including Elk Grove, Laguna Creek and Galt communities. Methodist employs more than 1,300 people to serve the needs of more than 10,000 patients seen annually. Our staff enjoys a family-oriented atmosphere, diversity and a mission of caring for the poor and underserved. Methodist was built in 1973 and has a modern Family Birth Center, which includes a Level II NICU, and an expanded Emergency Department to meet the growing needs of the community. We also offer a hospital-based Bariatric Surgery program, an active Occupational and Physical Therapy Department and a nationally recognized Orthopedics Department. Learn more at .


Nurse Shift Manager

Job Summary: Plans the overall nursing care and functions in a particular nursing unit during an assigned shift. Supervises nursing staff assigned to a particular shift. Assigns patients to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the patient’s condition and the employee’s skill level. Anticipates staffing neds and moves proactively to respond to them. Oversees stocking of supplies and updating patient records to ensure that the nursing floor is ready for subsequent shifts. Assesses, monitors and educates the nursing staff on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary. Anticipates staffing needs and moves proactively to respond to them. Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis. Oversees stocking of supplies and updating patient records to ensure that the nursing floor is ready for subsequent shifts.

Leading through Mission, Vision and Values: Keeping the organization’s mission, vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.

Patient/Customer Focus: Ensuring that the patient perspective is a driving force behind our actions and business decisions, crafting and implementing service practices that meet patient’s and own organization’s needs.

Technical Competence: Demonstrates breadth and/or depth of professional/technical skills and capabilities required for position; shares knowledge; sets or contributes to the Company’s direction within area of expertise.

Building Trust: Interacting with others in a way that give them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.

Managing People, Projects and/or Tasks: Manages collaboratively and coaches others to achieve optimal performance; delegates effectively; praises/rewards contributions; defines clear roles and responsibilities; sets goals and leads initiatives; adjusts plans as necessary.

Empowerment and Delegation: Sharing authority and responsibility with others to move decision making and accountability downward through the organization enabling individuals to stretch their capabilities and accomplish the business unit’s strategic priorities. Applies influence based on professional skill and experience.

Conflict Management: Understand of how to anticipate, recognize and deal effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level’ ability to apply this understanding appropriately to diverse situations.

Healthcare Business Acumen: Knowledge, insight and understanding of business concepts, tools and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company’s business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately in both clinical and non-clinical situations.

Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgement.

Workforce Diversity Management: Understanding of the business value of diverse perspectives and opinions and ability to understand, appreciate and employ the unique contributions of associates of varied cultures, nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, genders, ages, points of view, etc.

Clinical Policies and Standards: Knowledge of and ability to use industry standards, evidence-based practice and policies and procedures relevant to function and organization.

Healthcare Policy and Ethics Compliance: Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.

Clinical Performance Improvement: Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.

Incumbents in this position shall comply with all applicable laws and rules including the Dignity Health Standards of Conduct and Dignity Health policies and procedures that apply to his/her job responsibilities, seek guidance when in doubt, promptly report any potential or suspected violation of Dignity Health Standards of Conduct, Dignity Health policy or procedure or applicable laws/regulations and when requested, assist Dignity Health personnel in investigating all allegations of violation. When called upon, the incumbent shall assist in risk evaluation and work collaboratively with facility/entity leaders to implement, monitor and mitigate risk corrective plans outlined by the Compliance program

Ability to comprehend and follow instructions; maintain attention and concentration for necessary periods; synthesize, coordinate, and analyze data, perform simple and repetitive tasks; maintain a work pace appropriate to given work load; perform complex and varied tasks; relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions; get along with co-workers and peers; understand the meaning of words and how to use them appropriately and effectively; understand and remember detailed instructions; make independent decisions or exercise judgment based on appropriate information; accept and carry out responsibility for direction, control and planning.


Minimum Qualifications:

Experience : Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as a registered nurse.

Education: Associate’s Degree in Nursing (e.g. ADN)

Licensure: CA Registered Nursing License, Basic Life Support (BLS)

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Job ID 2018-65489

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Surgical Acute

Hours / Pay Period 12

Facility Methodist Hospital Sacramento

Shift 12 Hour Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied

Work Schedule 12 Hour