House Supervisor - Full-time, ($7,500 sign on bonus)

Description

The House Supervisor works in collaboration with the Director of Nursing in the management of daily unit operations that may includes, staffing, personnel management, environmental monitoring, discharge planning, performance improvement, risk management, short term problem solving and assumes accountability for the nursing unit in the absence of the Clinical Nurse Manager.

Ensures that quality patient care is provided in accordance with established patient care standards/protocols and policies.

Assesses skill levels of staff in planning and coordinating the delivery of patient care.

Ensures implementation of established priorities for the management of patient care and/or department activities daily.

Distributes patient care and/or department responsibilities to staff, as appropriate according to nursing skills and patient acuity.

Collaborates with health team members to ensure achievement of patient care goals.

Shows adaptability and flexibility when experiencing changes in staffing, work volume, or emergency situations.

Monitors the effectiveness of nursing care systems (i.e. documentation, patient classification).

Monitors cleanliness, infection control and safety of unit environment and patient rooms.

Acts as clinical resource for peers and subordinates (i.e. Meditech Superuser, able to accept clinical assignment when required).

Assists with the selection of candidates for open positions as requested/desired.

Evaluates staff, in conjunction with the Clinical Nurse Manager, using hospital performance appraisals, during a 90-day probationary period, a minimum of once a year thereafter, and upon termination.

Ensures compliance with required reports, documents, records, and files daily.

Works to maintain an environment which promotes the development of an elevated level of morale, motivation, and skill among personnel.

Reports variances in operations to the Clinical Nurse Manager in a timely manner.

Assists the Clinical Nurse Manager in justifying budget variances by providing information as needed.

Utilizes knowledge of fiscal management when making daily operational decisions.

Adjusts the staffing for the department, meeting projected case mix, census, and acuity levels.

Makes suggestions for the revision of systems and routines which result in an improved operation of the department.

Assists in communicating department-based productivity plans to department personnel in a positive and supportive manner.

Assists in the planning and implementation of problem-solving strategies when productivity compliance goals are not met.

Monitors individual nursing personnel in relation to compliance with standards of nursing care.

Resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

Uses an appropriate chain of command in providing information on pertinent changes, concerns, or problems relating to patient care and/or department operations.

Provide feedback to Clinical Nurse Manager regarding subordinate’s job performance.

Assists nurses in caring for patients as identified/requested.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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Job Requirements

Experience

  • Minimum two-year direct care experience with 2 years leadership experience.
  • Prefer experience in management with regards to supervising, managing, and working with a variety of people on an individual and group basis.

Education Required

  • Prefer B.S. in nursing or equivalent clinical background

Additional Information

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • Current CPR & ACLS
  • CPI Certification required. Must obtain within 90 days (about 3 months) of hire.