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Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Charge Nurse (Bernardy)- Pediatric Sub-Acute in San 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!


Schedule: Nights, 12 hour shifts

FTE: 72 hours per two week pay period


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

BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

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

EOE including disability/vet