Nursing Administrative Supervisor
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Organization:MMC-Memorial Medical Center
Represents administration, directs facility operations, and supervises personnel in all departments when leadership/management staff is not present in the facility. Serves as administrative liaison to all hospital departments, agencies, and physicians and provides functional guidance to all units. Serves as a resources for decision-making concerning patient care services, non-clinical services, staffing and ensures that hospital policies and procedures are properly interpreted and applied
These Principal Accountabilities, Requirements and Qualifications are not exhaustive, but are merely the most descriptive of the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).
- Provides administrative supervision and support in order to provide cost-effective, high quality care according to hospital and accreditation standards, and regulatory requirements.
- Directs, coordinates and facilitates the provision of nursing supervisor activities in the administrative and clinical operations of the hospital, ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory standards, and professional standards.
- Handles atypical situations, such as patient, visitor or physician complaints and exceptions to policy.
- Consults regarding atypical or emergent situations.
- Manages nursing staff resources to ensure hospital staffed with correct number of clinical employees to support census/acuity/ unit operational and patient needs.
- Evaluates schedules, identifies future shortages and communicates to initiate advanced planning and prevent staffing crises.
- Determines the need for agency personnel after exhausting all other staffing options.
- Maintains accurate and current documentation on the daily staffing.
- Communicates when problems arise with staff availability or mix.
- Communicates with oncoming personnel regarding shift activities.
- Coordinates and participates in the activities necessary to meet patient needs, including but not limited to basic patient care, administration of medications and proper documentation.
- Makes level decisions concerning patient care, internal conflicts, and chain of command issues and properly documents risk management issues. Utilizes chain of command as required.
- Serves as a role model and patient advocate.
- Evaluates patient needs and unit resources in determining appropriate patient placement.
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
Other: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
RN-Registered Nurse of California
BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support Healthcare Provider
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
7 or more years clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting.
5 or more years demonstrated progressive charge or personnel management experience.
7 or more years demonstrated experience utilizing effective interpersonal communications, supervisorial, organizational, and priority setting skills.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of principles and practices of nursing for all inpatient settings, emergency departments, surgical services and ambulatory care settings.
Demonstrated knowledge of all regulatory requirements, including the Joint Commission, Department of Health Services, Title 22, CMA, and OSHA.
Knowledge of administrative and clinical areas with special emphasis on hospital and nursing standards of patient care.
Must be well versed in hospital and medical staff organization and structure; fluent in medical terminology to include diagnostic and operative procedures.
Knowledge of policies and procedures required to access Pharmacy and dispense drugs during hours when the Pharmacy is closed.
Proven successful experience with physician relations, supervision, personnel management, and management within a complex environment.
Conceptual, analytical, and problem solving skills in a complex environment are required.
act, diplomacy, and ability to work with individuals in all levels of hospital and medical staff organization.
Ability to work with confidential information.
Leadership and team skills that enable working cooperatively.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS
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Days of the Week:
Number of Openings:1
This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.
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