Providence Health & Services Assistant Nurse Manager - Clinical Decision Observation Unit in Torrance, California


Providence is calling an Assistant Nurse Manager (Full Time/ Variable Shift) for the Clinical Decision Observation Unit to Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for assisting the nurse manager in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating services of the unit.

  • In collaboration with the nurse manager, assume 24/7 responsibility for the management and staffing of the unit.

  • Manage and coordinate the unit, direct and supervise functions and activities, interpret policies/procedures/protocols, standards, and regulations as appropriate.

  • The scope of responsibility spans all aspects of nursing care.

  • Maintains clinical competence and certifications to assist the unit when required


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Bachelor's Degree completed within 3 years of accepting position

  • 3 years of recent clinical experience in an acute care hospital required

  • Current California Registered Nurse License

  • Mandatory Certifications as Per HR Regional Policy, Mandatory Education Policy 4068

  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proven leadership ability and hospital operational expertise

  • Mentoring/coaching ability

  • Ability to serve as a role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing

  • Strong knowledge base or experience in specialty areas assigned

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Specialty certification

  • Charge Nurse/Relief Charge Nurse experience

  • Leadership experience

  • Shared Governance experience

About the Region you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Nursing

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 207021