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Nursing Supervisor

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network / Good Shepherd Penn Partners
Type Full time Posted 8/19/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts ASAP
PA - Pennsylvania (All) - Bethlehem Referral 107958    

JOB PURPOSE:

Is accountable for the delivery of nursing and patient care services; acts as a clinical and administrative resource during off-hour, weekend and holiday shifts.

 

CONTEXT:

 

Provide administrative and nursing leadership on the evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts.

 

 This is a FT Evening Shift Position that does includes weekends.

ESSENTIAL RESULTS & COMPETENCIES:

 

1.

MONITOR QUALITY CLINicAL PRACTICE AND PATIENT CARE SERVICE DELIVERY BY

Assessing patient status, identifying unstable medical conditions and taking appropriate action.

Directing delivery of competent age specific nursing care to pediatric patients.

Validating care is consistent with the medical regimen, rehabilitation team goals, and nursing plan of care and age of patient.

Maintaining a safe physical environment conducive to the delivery of health care services.

Conducting rounds on all units to assess patient/parent care needs.

Maintaining a patient focused care environment within the philosophy of Good Shepherd and the Patients Bill of Rights.

Representing GOOD SHEPHERD services, philosophy and quality to external customers.

Supervises staff and assigns work as indicated during off-hour, weekend and holiday shifts.

 

2.

DEMONSTRATES FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY BY:

Effectively assigning staff to meet the needs of patients.

Maintain staffing within NHPPD guidelines

Evaluate scheduling and make adjustments as needed for census, acuity or staff calls offs.

Providing supplies, equipment, medication, and transport services for patients as needed.

Identifying/providing input to Nurse Managers on work methods that reduce cost and/or time required to deliver patient care.

Developing an environment conducive to effective time management for all nursing staff.

Monitoring budget variances in collaboration with Nurse Managers and assisting with implementing corrective actions and employs conflict resolution techniques.

 

3.

DIRECT STAFF TO ACCOMPLISH STAFF JOB RESULTS BY:

Translating institutional goals, values and objectives to staff and others establishing and supporting the attainment of hospital and departmental goals.

Assisting Nurse Managers and Program Directors in effective communication among team members.

Identifying areas for performance improvement, measuring data, instituting corrective action plans and evaluating results.

Assuring that non-licensed personnel have achieved competency to carry out their delegated roles and responsibilities.

Effectively counseling and educating individuals whose performance does not meet standards.

Acknowledging performance excellence.

Coaching and mentoring licensed personnel to develop skills and perform expertly in their roles.

Providing a supportive environment for affiliating students’ learning experiences.

Assuring compliance with orientation and continuing education requirements of the nursing department and institution.

Monitoring and managing group dynamics to facilitate team building.

Objectively assessing the performance of designated associates on an annual basis.

Orienting and evaluating the competency of agency, float, resource pool and/or per diem associates or delegating the responsibility to an appropriate individual.

 

4.

MAINTAINS SAFE AND HEALTHY WORK ENVIRONMENT BY:

Maintaining compliance with professional, regulatory and governmental standards of care.

Applying quality improvement techniques to improve deficiencies.

Reviewing and revising policies, procedures and standards of care including appropriate references.

Demonstrating knowledge of responsibilities in an emergency situation and conducting drills (Code Blue, Fire, Internal Disaster,

Bomb Threat, Priority Alert).

Responding to visitor injuries if the Employee Health Nurse is unavailable.

 

5.

CONTRIBUTES TO TEAM EFFORT BY:

Developing channels of communication which will enhance working relations and service delivery between nursing shifts, units and hospitals.

Establishing cooperative, collaborative relationships among disciplines and departments.

Communicating effectively with the Nursing Management Team.

Attends leadership meetings.

 

6.

assures communication of shift events BY:

Preparing a clinical and management report at the end of each shift.

Completing a Supervisor’s Shift Report for the Administrator/Nurse Executive.

Analyzing and routing IIRs and MITs per policy.

 

7.

demonstrates PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BY:

Remaining current in nursing and management knowledge and skills.

Maintaining active membership in professional organizations.

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS:

 

1.

DEMONSTRATES COMPASSIONATE CARE

By treating others with dignity and respect, demonstrating concern for others, and offering support and guidance to those in need

 

2.

DEMONSTRATES EXCELLENT SERVICE

By interacting in a professional manner, seeking to understand and respond quickly to the needs of others, taking responsibility to find solutions, and seeking ways to improve outcomes and service through innovation, creativity and the use of best practices.

 

3.

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

By building and maintaining relationships with other associates that encourage trust, teamwork, cooperation and open communication; acting with honesty and integrity; listening well and sharing ideas; acknowledging the good work of others; working with other service providers and community resources to offer care to those we serve.

 

4.

DIVERSITY

Demonstrates an understanding of cultural and social diversity through appropriate interactions with all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and age, mental or physical disability.

 

 

 


 QUALIFICATIONS:

 

                Education:          BSN required.

                Experience:        2 years as a pediatric nurse and prior house supervision or management experience.

 

                Competencies:

 

1.

Certification in Pediatrics and or Rehabilitation Nursing preferred (must be acquired within 3 years of supervision).

2.

CPR certification. PALS and or ACLS certification.

3.

Strong clinical, leadership, decision making and management skills.

4.

Good interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships.

5.

A high level of initiative and creative problem solving.

6.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

7.

Ability to manage stress appropriately.

 

SUPERVISORY-MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:                             o Check if not applicable

 

  • Hire / Terminate                           ü  Coach / Counsel                                                           _______ Employees supervised

ü   Discipline                                       ü  Assign and check work

ü  Plan job results                              ü Train

  • o Recommend Pay Increases           Assist with appraise job results/ performance            

 

 


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