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RN House Supervisor - Nursing Administration in Winchester, TN at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System- Winchester

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Winchester

Provides nursing leadership for as the immediate supervisor for all nursing staff members within the assigned function.

Assists in patient care and educational programs specific to the unit.

Acts as the liaison between the nursing departments and all of the ancillary departments to promote continuity of care, optimal patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, cost efficiency and compliance.

Supports the Director of Nursing in day to day activity including but not limited to:

Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff.

Determines staffing level and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, patient acuity and work/patient flow.

Provides direct patient care as needed.

Floats between staff to assist with problem-solving.

May take patient assignments to meet staffing needs.

Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.

Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.

Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers.

Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.

Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.

Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth.
May be required to perform duties of the CNA, MA or LPN or other nursing staff on occasion.
Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service, projects and committees as assigned.
Adheres to and supports policies and procedures of the STRHS.
Works scheduled shifts including overtime, when necessary.
Accepts all call schedule as directed.
Maintains a neat and professional appearance in compliance to the existing dress code.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Education level required by the State of Tennessee in order for an applicant to qualify for License or Certification within the State of Tennessee.

BSN  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.

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Current licensure by the State of Tennessee or a compact agreement state as a Registered Nurse.

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