House Supervisor RN PRN Days

  • The House Supervisor has the responsibility for assisting with the organization, directing, and supervision of the nursing and hospital staff and activities in accordance with unit-specific standards, Joint Commission, Medicare, and all other applicable federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • The House Supervisor is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality through effective management of the activities of the total patient care services during assigned shifts.
  • In the absence of the Administrator and or designee, the House supervisor has the authority and the responsibility for administrative decisions and with appropriate notification of the Administrator on Call.
  • Maintains patient flow management and bed control issues.
  • Assisting with chart audits for regulatory agency compliance.
  • Serves on various hospital committees.
  • Participates in Grand Rounds with Case Management.
  • Assists with patient transfers and MOT compliance

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Minimum 5-year experience in a hospital setting
  • Current Texas Nursing License
  • BLS
  • ACLS and PALS required within 90 days of employment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good Organization habits
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly, strong knowledge base relative to surgical procedures and management of the surgical patient
  • Ability to think critically to solve problems effectively
  • Understands the principles of aseptic technique and their implementation
  • Ability to care for patients from infancy to geriatrics
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Basic knowledge of Performance Improvement ideology

Responsibilities:

  • Meets all required deadlines. Demonstrates discretionary ability in establishing priority.
  • Delivers indirect and direct patient care according to established standards, taking into consideration the age and risk factors of the patient.
  • Possess the knowledge and ability to use the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the patient’s care.
  • Uses nursing judgment in decision-making.
  • Acts as a patient advocate in meeting his/her physical and psychological needs.
  • Performs patient assessment and reassessment immediately upon admission and regularly in accordance with standards of care with documentation of these assessments as a basis for planning each patient’s care.
  • Ensures that all nursing interventions and patient responses are communicated to responsible practitioners as indicated and that all components of the nursing process are documented in accordance with standards of practice.
  • Takes emergency calls as assigned.
  • Understands, practices, and ensures sterile technique. Correctly operates sterilizers.
  • Integrates and coordinates care across settings and among disciplines.
  • Implements physician’s orders effectively and safely in accordance with standards of practice
  • Ability to recognize and intervene in stressful situations.
  • Maintains CPR certification, ACLS, and PALS certifications.
  • Maintains or acquires skills on equipment necessary to complete required responsibilities
  • Utilizes special precautions in direct care and in the supervision of care provided to sedated patients.
  • Provides appropriate information to nursing personnel regarding the patient’s status on transfer.
  • Documents all records according to established policies and procedures.
  • Assesses information/documents on MediTech, maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Assists with reviewing and updating policies and procedures.
  • Performs effectively in stressful situations to fulfill position responsibilities.
  • Carries House Supervisor’s phone; manages bed control and patient flow
  • Chart audits for compliance with regulatory agency requirements
  • Committee involvement
  • Assists with patient transfers and MOT compliance

To apply for this job email your details to hfuller@bmcf.com