House Supervisor FLEX in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

Job Summary

Utilizes the nursing process including; assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and recordings of patient care. Teaches, delegates, and supervises other nursing staff in the provision of care. Coordinates services with other members of the healthcare team to provide complex patient care. Practices within the scope of the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act and Person Memorial Hospital policies/procedures/standards.

Reports to: Director of Nursing

FLSA:  Non-exempt 

Essential Functions

Providers Clinical Leadership
Identifies and communicates appropriately all department needs and works with other towards resolution.
Mentors others to recognize changes in patient status and assists in the management of complex and or unpredictable patients.
Delegates care based on the needs of the patients or staff competency/qualifications.
Communicates with Manager and other healthcare providers in a timely and professional manner.

Non Essential Functions

Safety:
Identifies potential safety hazards in work areas and takes appropriate action to ensure safety of self and others.
• Identifies potential safety hazards or problems in work areas.
• Takes appropriate measures for safety of self and others in work area.
• Reports and/or communicates correct information concerning safety hazards to appropriate
personnel.

Treatment Planning and Implementation
Independently assesses patient and develops treatment plan.
• Assesses patient status and needs.
• Develops and implements appropriate plans of care based on assessment.
• Develops plan of care that is consistent with other discipline and coordinates with other
departments/personnel to ensure plan is implemented.
• Documents plan and its administration, ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations,
policies and procedures.
• Includes discharge planning in the plan of care.
• Involves patient and family in the plan of care.

Clinical Communication:
Maintain and coordinate communication among patient, family members, staff and physician as evidenced within medical record and patient.
• Assure that effective communication exists with patient as reflected in the plan of care.
• Give punctual change of shift report consisting of pertinent and relevant information for
assigned patient.
• Inform appropriate personnel of patient’s changing needs and plan of care.
• Report patient needs/problems and observations regarding patient’s condition.
• Accurately transcribe physician and other healthcare professional orders.

Patient/Family Education:
Provide health education to patient and family members.
• Use available materials specific to patient conditions or diseases.
• Use appropriate teaching methods such as demonstration, discussion, and one on one
instructions.
• Document health education including patient/family member response to and understanding of
instruction.

Patient Assessment:
Complete thorough assessment of patient according to professional standard and hospital policy.
• Assess patient by collecting and documenting the patient’s current health status and medical
history to include physical, psychological, and social issues.
• Complete and/or review admission forms as defined by policy and procedure.
• Make ongoing assessment of patient’s status and respond appropriately.
• Document all assessment in a timely and accurate fashion in compliance with applicable
regulations, policies and procedures.
• Perform ongoing assessment and revise plan of care based on new data and patient’s
condition.

Nursing Care:
Deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning intervention, implementation, and evaluation.
• Administer medications according to policy and procedure.
• Administer IV’s according to policy and procedure.
• Observe and document patient’s response to pertinent medications.
• Demonstrate ability and appropriate technical skills and competencies when administering
treatments and procedures in accordance with physician’s order and policy and procedure.
• Demonstrate necessary skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to
division/unit specific competencies.
• Provide personal patient care to provide comfort and well-being to patient, acknowledging
physiological and psychological needs.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Successful completion of the Nursing Diploma Program or an Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited school is required.

Minimum Education
Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Licenses: Registered Nurse License

Certification:
Basic Life Support (BLS) is required upon hire.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 90 days of hire.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 90 days of hire.
Minimum Work Experience
Recommend 2-3 years of recent experience a healthcare setting.

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