Sutter Health Community NICU Program Manager in Modesto, California


The Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Program Manager provides overall leadership, direction and management on a 24 hour basis. The Community NICU Program Manager works in close collaboration with the NICU Medical Director, Maternal Child Health Nurse Manager and the Director of Patient Care Services. The Community NICU Program Manager contributes to the goals of the organization by developing and controlling operational and capital budgets; solving potential and real problems that impede safe patient care; developing the personnel, physical environment, and organizational systems needed to provide competitive and cost-effective services; acting as a liaison and public-relations representative other Hospital Departments and the community; controlling inventory of equipment and supplies for the services, and is responsible for accomplishments of these goals by MMC.


Licensure and Certification

  • California Registered Nurse License - required

  • BLS for Healthcare provider - required

  • NRP - required

  • Certified Neonatal RN - preferred


  • Bachelor's Degree with minimum of five years of current clinical experience in a NICU related position required or a Master's degree with two years current clinical experience in a NICU related position.


  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated clinical experience in the appropriate area of specialty neonatal experience required.

  • 2-3 years of progressive management and director level responsibility is highly preferred

  • Proven experience at a leadership/management level.

  • Demonstrates experience utilizing effective interpersonal communication, supervisorial, organizational, and priority-setting skills

  • Proven success with licensing, accreditation, and re-accreditation of Neonatal service is preferred.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Must be knowledgeable about healthcare laws, including Title 22 acute regulations, the Joint Commission accreditation requirements and clinical standards of practice.

  • Must be familiar with various methods of care, delivery, productivity management, management methods, and effective leadership/supervisory principles.

Primary Location: California, Central Valley, Modesto

Organization: Memorial Medical Center, Modesto

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

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.