Under the general supervision of the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO), the House Supervisor performs a variety of functions to ensure optimal delivery of patient care services. This position ensures that established policies and procedures are used to ensure the delivery of quality patient care and that any care variances are reported promptly to the appropriate supervisor. In the absence of the CCO, this position assumes full responsibility for hospital and patient care.
JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Ensures adequate staffing levels to provide safe patient care while meeting established productivity guidelines.
• Demonstrates the ability to serve as a patient advocate with compassion and empathy shown to all patients and their families.
• Collaborates with other clinical/ancillary departments to resolve issues and improve workflow processes throughout the department.
• Practices appropriate infection control and isolation techniques to maintain a safe environment and control spread infection.
• Demonstrates an understanding of the legal implications of documentation.
• Initiates and conducts emergency measures (including CPR, ACLS, PALS, SAMA) required to stabilize the patient’s condition.
• Ensures abnormal test results are reported to physician promptly; triages activities based on borderline and/or normal and/or unusual signs
• Acts as a clinical resource staff
• Actively involved in counseling, coaching, and annual evaluations of nursing personnel.
• Provides supervision to subordinates by company Policies and Procedures and applicable federal and State law.
• Reports variances in operations to the Administration promptly.
• Ability to address and resolve staff, patient, family, and physician concerns
• Supports and actively participates in Perception of Care Committee initiatives
• Maintains employee/patient confidentiality at all times.
• Ensures employees complete all required documentation and complete documentation audits as assigned.
• Performs other duties as assigned
• Preferred one (1) year experience as House Supervisor
• Preferred one (1) year experience in hospital/rehabilitation setting.
• Preferred one (1) year experience in pediatric hospital, critical care preferred
• Licensed Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties.
• Preferred- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
• Maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties.
• Certified in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and SAMA per facility policy.
• Maintain current licenses in good standing during employment.