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House Supervisor

at Kent General Hospital in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

General Summary

The House Supervisor is a nurse leader / registered professional nurse who assume responsibility for staffing, correlation between medical staff and OR personnel for scheduling cases and resource knowledge of hospital policies and procedures. Represents nursing administration within the hospital during off-hours. Provides support and knowledge to nursing staff and/or ancillary departments and is called upon to intervene as necessary to ensure optimal patient centered care. Essential Functions & Accountabilities 1) Maintains and follows established departmental policies and procedures, standards of care, quality improvement plan, safety guidelines, environmental and infection control standards. 2) Performs all duties with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned units i.e. neonates, infants, school age children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. 3) Maintains effective communication with department staff responsible for providing direct patient care to ensure emerging problems are quickly identified and interventions initiated. 4) Assesses the workload of the department and the skills level of assigned personnel in order to ensure assignments are made for optimum quality of care. 5) Supervises patient placement to assure patient comfort, safety, and maximum utilization of beds. 6) Utilizes appropriate chain of command to refer constructive ideas and pertinent problems. 7) All other duties as assigned within the scope and range of job responsibilities Minimum Education and Experience Minimum Education and Experience Minimum Preferred Education: BSN required MSN Experience: 3 years of acute care experience Computer/Software Knowledge: EMR Epic Licensure/Certification BLS, RN DE license or compact Signed commitment to obtain certification required NE-BC, CNML, or other specialty certifications through the ANCC. To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: JC202053944

Posted On: Jan 15, 2022

Updated On: May 26, 2022