Sutter Health Staff Nurse II - Labor and Delivery Part Time Evening Shift in Berkeley, California

Position Overview:

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is San Francisco East Bay's largest private, not-for-profit medical center with a total of 1,050 licensed beds. Our campuses in Oakland and Berkeley have 24-hour emergency and medical/surgical services. At our Alta Bates Berkeley campus we have obstetric services. Our Labor and Delivery Unit delivers nearly 6,000 babies a year; however, our focus is on providing an individualized patient experience tailored to the needs and requests of our patients. Our Unit is Level lll as is our Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU). In 2016 the California Health and Human Services Department recognized us for reducing cesarean births for first-time moms with low-risk pregnancies. We conduct simulations regularly as a multi-disciplinary team and in a Unit this size and with such a focus on quality, communication is paramount to our success.

At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, you will find an environment that reflects the values and mission to support healthy living.

The staff nurse is a registered nurse who is responsible for assuring competent, compassionate and cost effective patient care from admission through discharge.


Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. BSN preferred.

Current (BCLS) Basic Life Support Certification.

Other Qualifications:

Able to communicate clearly and effectively in English.

Able to clearly demonstrate knowledge of nursing process and nursing theory.

Able to effectively present ideas.

Demonstrates leadership capabilities, good interpersonal skills and a team player.

Staff Nurse I: Entry level position for a registered nurse with limited experience, or less than six months clinical experience, or inactive clinical experience for five years. Interim Permit or Current California RN license required.

Staff Nurse II: Current California RN license required.



Years of Experience



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0-2 years

Minimum 6 months clinical experience


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0-2 years

Minimum one year current experience in area of specialty preferred


Other Certifications: Current NRP, BCLS, & ACLS required. CN-EFMC or RNC preferred.

Temporary equivalent of this posting:

It is the intent of the Medical Center to hire permanent Registered Nurses into all vacant and newly posted positions requiring nursing licensure. Current Registered Nurses employed by the Medical Center may apply for permanent vacancy or newly-created position and shall be given preference in filling such vacancy on seniority basis, provided: (a) the Nurse is qualified to fill the vacant position, and (b) approval of the application will not adversely affect patient care.

If, during the seven (7) day posting period, there is no application for the permanent vacancy or newly-created position by any full-time, regular part-time, short-hour or casual Registered Nurses employed by the Medical Center, the Medical Center may fill the position from any source.

In order to provide consistent and competent patient care, it is the intent of the Medical Center to hire regular, short hour, and casual nurses into all open positions. It is not the intent of the Medical Center to use supplemental agency staffing to avoid terms of Union agreement. However this does not prevent the Medical Center from filling the vacancy on a temporary basis for a temporary period up to a maximum of ninety (90) days unless such temporary period is extended by mutual consent with the Union. Prior to extension, the Medical Center shall offer regular employment to travel nurse, pursuant to Medical Center's standard hiring procedures.

Organization: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Evening

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend

Schedule: Part Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 64

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.