Community Health Systems House/Nursing Supervisor (PM) in Brownwood, Texas
The House Supervisor is responsible for adjusting staffing on all the nursing units based on acuity, volume and skill mix for bed assignments for all patients admitted, for the supervision of care given by all nursing staff in the absence of the nurse manager. He/she functions as a liaison between all departments and physicians, acts as the representative of hospital administration on his/her assigned shift. Acts as a clinical resource, support for staff, interprets institutional policies/procedures, handles complaints in a professional manner, is involved in the coordination of patient transfers, and manages emergency situations, whether they involve patients, visitors, or employee illness or injury. Responsible for coordinating and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities of the total patient care during assigned shift. In the absence of the Chief Nursing Officer and/or designee, the House Supervisor has the authority and responsibility for administrative decisions and appropriate notification of the administrator on-call.
Education: Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing acceptable, Bachelor Degree in Nursing preferred, all with demonstrated leadership qualities and organizational ability.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years nursing experience in multiple areas of nursing. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Must have a working knowledge of patient care procedures in all clinical areas. Requires excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to follow directions and perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.
Licenses/Certificates: Current licensure in the state of Texas as a Registered Nurse or compact Licensure required. Current BLS (AHA) and must maintain any other certificates for unit-specific certifications as outlined per policy (i.e. ACLS, NRP, PALS, TNCC, etc.).
Job: Nursing Administration, Support Services
Organization: Brownwood Regional Medical Center
Requisition ID: 1742321