UofL Health

House Supervisor, Nursing Administration, UofL Health, Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, Full-Time, 6p-6a

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2021-22743
Category
Nurses
Department
Nursing Admin-P [653270]
Job Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Responsible for providing leadership, managing ongoing nursing operations, coordinating effective patient throughput and bed utilization and serving as resource to all hospital managers for assigned shift.  Functions as an onsite liaison and resource person for nursing, medical, administrative, and management staff.  Communicates and collaborates with all hospital departments and outside agencies in problem resolution to promote effective and efficient hospital operations.  Ensures care provided is based on defined standards of patient care and accepted nursing practice.

Responsibilities

Coordinates staffing to ensure adequate daily staffing in adherence to productivity standards
 
Supports the Access Center by rounding frequently to ensuring TeleTracking is up-to-date and all available beds are reported.
 
Maintains authority to direct employees regarding patient flow prioritization
 
Facilitates communication with all providers regarding patient throughput
 
Serves as liaison to ancillary departments to promote timely patient diagnostic turnaround
 
Assists Access Center with prioritization of patient placement
 
Collaborates with Nurse Managers to facilitate timely discharges
 
Implements diversion avoidance and capacity alert plans, as indicated per facility policy
 
Procures supplies and equipment needed for patient care
 
Attends all codes (Blue, Gray, Stroke etc.)  and MET calls and provides direction as needed per facility policy
 
Handles confidential issues and information and escalates appropriately to the Administrator on call
 
Assists with clinical tasks as requested
 
Coordinates and assists clinical staff in implementing patient death protocols according to policy/procedure and facility processes
 
Assures safe working conditions are maintained in the patient care areas. Promotes patient safety utilizing the national patient safety goals as a guideline
 
May serve as incident command during disasters, as needed
 
Supports the management team and instills accountability in the staff
 
Assists Nursing Directors with organizing and implementing new programs as requested
 
Assists in policy and procedure development and review
 
Assists with Service Recovery efforts when following up on patient/family complaints
 
Makes decisions quickly and accurately
 
Compiles a shift report and keeps required logs and documentation per facility guidelines
 
Assists with performance evaluations and competency assessments, practice validations, as requested
 
Carries out other duties as assigned
 

Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

 

Graduate of an approved accredited school of nursing; ASN required

 

Current RN license in the Commonwealth of Kentucky required

 

BLS Required

 

NIHSS must be obtained within 3 months of employment or transfer

 

ACLS must be obtained within 1 year of employment or transfer

 

 

Experience (required and preferred):

 

3 years RN experience required,  Charge RN experience preferred

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