Assumes direct role as Administrative House Supervisor. During their assigned shift effectively coordinates the overall activity of the hospital in conjunction with the directors of each department according to the hospital policies and procedures.
Assesses overall unit staffing needs of each patient care unit and places personnel accordingly. Takes appropriate steps to replace unanticipated vacancies and adjusts as indicated based upon patient care needs.
Utilizes good judgment in decision making to provide quality care. Monitors staff compliance with policies and procedures.
Provides input to appropriate department managers for evaluation purposes.
Makes Patient Care Services Unit Directors aware of situations occurring in their areas of responsibility to allow proper intervention when indicated.
Monitors Patient Care Services activities to identify and work toward resolution of patient care problems.
Performs duties of other departments after operating hours, as assigned.
Acts as a liaison between patient care services personnel and other hospital personnel or department heads.
Responds to patient complaints and alerts Administrator On-Call of potential problems.
Acts as a resource person and is an effective, efficient, inter/intradepartmental communicator who assumes administrative duties during emergencies or disasters until relieved by the administrator/Chief Nursing Officer, or his/her designee.
Acts as a professional role model: adheres to the Standards of Performance, maintains a positive attitude, being visible and available, and listening effectively.
Along with the proper Unit Director, counsels personnel when necessary.
Provides support to staff, families and significant others during code and other patient care crisis situations with the ability to maintain composure under pressure.
Procures supplies, after regular operating hours, from central sterile and general stores as required.
Assists Infection Control Nurse by continuously surveying for infection related problems.
Familiar with organizational functions of all units and ensures compliance with policies, regulations, JCAHO Standards, HIPAA and procedures of the hospital.
Assist clinically in all patient care areas (i.e., blood administration, admission assessment, transport, observation, medication delivery, IV skills).
Takes responsibility for the management of each shift in regards to: Policy and procedures (insures and interprets adherence).Assignment of staff based upon needs of facility. Patients satisfaction
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