Admin Supervisor PRN (Nursing Administration) in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Description

Providence Health

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit.

Providence Health is currently looking for an experienced Nursing Administrator to join our team on a PRN basis. The ideal candidate will have prior nurse management experience.

Essential Functions

  • In the absence of AVP of nursing and clinical managers, supervises overall activities relating to nursing care. Reviews patient conditions, evaluates and assesses acutely ill patients and those presenting unusual problems.
  • Functions as a triage nurse in order to obtain beds in an area providing the level of care needed for patient admission/transfer.
  • Works collaboratively with the admitting department regarding placement of patients to specific units. Is responsible/accountable for the final decision when a conflict regarding bed management arises.
  • Serves as a clinical resource to staff concerning all aspects of patient care, as well as assisting with patient care as needed
  • Makes nursing judgments based on clinical knowledge, to include age specific needs and the cultural diversity of all patients. Coordinates and assists staff with determining actions to be taken.
  • Provides leadership and direction in emergency situations (based on current nursing practice and established standards)
  • Contacts the administrator on call if there is some question as to the appropriate response to a situation or if additional help is needed.
  • Provides leadership and direction in dire situations based on current nursing practices and standards.

Job Requirements

Minimum Experience

A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience which isshown to be progressively responsible. Demonstrated ability in leadership andbasic management/supervisory skills. Superior assessment and judgment skillsessential. Excellent clinical skills required with critical care experiencepreferred.



Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. MSN withminimum of 6 months supervisory experience or BSN/Diploma with 2 years nursingexperience and minimum of 6 months supervisory experience, or ADN with 2 yearsnursing experience with 1 year supervisory experience required. Supervisoryexperience may be obtained through coursework in supervision/management oractual work experience.


Current license as a Registered Nurse from S.C.

Current BLS upon hire with American Heart Association.

ACLS required within 90 days of hire or unit transfer.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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