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Our Recovery & Wellness Center located in Mansfield, TX is seeking to hire a Administrative Supervisor Registered Nurse PRN (As Needed)..
Schedule/Hours: 7PM - 7AM (rotating weekends, holidays)
Graduate of a NLN (National League of Nursing) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited nursing programs.
Associate Degree; BSN preferred.
RNs hired after January 2017 require completion of BSN within 2 years of start date.
Supervisors hired or promoted within THR after April 1, 2017, require completion of BSN within 2
years of start date.
• Represents facility administration after business hours and on weekends
• Promotes shared decision making through collaborative/consultative relationships with nursing administration,department leadership, general nursing staff and other department staff Rounds throughout the facility on a frequent (at least 2 times/12 hours shift) and consistent basis
• Acts as a central source for information for all staff
• Serves as a resource for problem solving, decision-making, and policy interpretation, consistently making judgments based on reliable critical thinking and that are evidence-based
• Collaborates with patient care leadership to facilitate resolution of staff and patient needs
• Responds to emergency situations such as Codes and RRTs
• Responds to emergency, rapid response or clinically complex events and serves as a clinical leader during the emergency situations. Assures that resources are allocated to meet the patient/visitor needs and the evaluation for the code is done promptly.
• Communication with other care providers is timely, accurate, and complete
• Demonstrates a positive, supportive role when a change is being introduced and implemented
• Guides staff through various steps of change and positively reinforces their efforts
• Role models the THR Professional Practice Model and Promise Behaviors.
PATIENT THROUGHPUT/BED MANAGEMENT
• Facilitates appropriate utilization of beds, assuring that patient needs, diagnosis, and acuity are appropriately matched to the unit scope of service, level of care and assigned nursing competency/skill
• Utilizes bed tracking systems and other methods to meet timely assignment of beds and minimal delays
• Assures that resources are allocated to care for admitted patients waiting in the ED for a room to become available rounds on these patients frequently to assure that appropriate level of care is being delivered and implementation of admit orders is not delayed • Coordinates and approves appropriate transfers from other facilities in a timely manner
• Attends all bed management meetings as appropriate for the shift worked
• Troubleshoots issues and barriers to expedient placement of patients
CUSTOMER SUPPORT/PATIENT EXPERIENCE
• Responds to patient, visitor and physician concerns
• Mediates conflicts between care givers
• Facilitates conflict resolution amongst family members of patients as necessary
• Serves as a patient advocate including implementation of Service Recovery (HEART) activities when indicated.
Demonstrates cultural awareness communication and decisions.
• Demonstrates supportive skills in supporting patients and families at the end of life.
HUMAN RESOURCES/STAFF DEVELOPMENT
• Supports units with staffing variances and coverage based on unit/acuity staffing plan
• Informs unit management of staffing or human resource concerns.
• Rounds on unit or departments consistently
o Assists with facilitating meal breaks
• Calls for help from agency, off duty, or super pool personnel works with CSO to cover staffing needs
• Is vigilant for the possibility of mandatory overtime, assuring that it does not occur
• Mentors and supports staff
• Supports staff compliance to human resource policies
• Clarifies and supports all policies governing behaviors and on the job injuries
• Assists in orientation and development of staff and new leaders
• Keeps staff informed of new developments, new policies, and other change issues
• Communicates observations and concerns about staff performance to managers and directors
o Serves as employee health after hours/weekends.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY
• Continues professional education and growth through formal and informal means
• Seeks learning opportunities for professional growth and role enhancement
• Continues to develop nursing knowledge and skills as well as management and leadership knowledge and skills
• Active participation in Nursing/Hospital Committee
• Complies with hospital policies, the Nurse Practice Act and the ANA Code of Ethics
• Promotes and demonstrates the professional image of nursing in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behavior
• Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of
• Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve those processes
• Incorporates evidence-based practice and research to monitor and continuously impact outcomes
• Provides evidence of participation in process improvement activities
• Assumes responsibility for/participates in projects to improve care
• Works one-on-one with other departments to resolve issues
• Has a strong knowledge-base of regulatory standards identifies non-compliance during rounding and initiates correction as appropriate
• Participates in TJC constant readiness activities
• Enforces staff adherence to safety goals in care delivery. Safety checklists/quality controls are completed are required.
o Models the use of High Reliability Organization (HRO) tools in everyday practice e and situations and encourages staff to do the same
o Assists with the development of and serves as a resource to others for new systems and entity based initiatives. Supports ongoing support of these changes.
RN - Registered Nurse Upon Hire
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire
5 Years Experience as a clinical nurse with previous experience as a charge nurse or similar leadership role (i.e. Charge nurse, committee chair, preceptor) required
3 Years Behavioral Health or Chemical Dependency preferred. Emergency and/or critical care nursing also preferred.
Preferred Years Of Experience:3 Year(s)
Education Required:2 Year Degree - RN
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