SCHS

RN - House Supervisor - Bend

1 month ago
Job ID
2017-18203
# Positions
2
Bend
Oregon
Category
Leadership - Nursing
Hours per pay period
Relief
Type
Relief/On-call
Shift Start & End Time
0600-1830 and 1800-0630
Scheduled days of the week
variable
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Min
USD $38.13/Hr.
Max
USD $58.93/Hr.
Shift
Variable

Overview

The House Supervisor is responsible for oversight and coordination of patient placement (admissions, internal transfers, facility to facility transfers, elective, emergent, ER, OR, and direct) in accordance with SCHS clinical standards and Joint Commission requirements, state regulations, and EMTALA and COBRA guidelines, ensuring patients meet requirements for acute care. Collaborates with physicians and department nursing leadership in order to centrally coordinate bed management, patient flow, and staff/ resource allocation with the goal of facilitating quality patient care in the most appropriate environment. Acts as liaison between physicians, patient care departments and patient registration. This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.

Responsibilities

  

(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)

 

  • Prioritized decision making to ensure timely patient flow (admits, discharges, transfers, emergencies) from all sources (internal departments, ER, provider offices and clinics, and other elective admissions and transfers) based on acuity, diagnosis, bed management, staffing, and resource / equipment availability.
    • Collaborates with patient care departments regarding patient placement delays
    • Collaborates with Duty Administrator regarding peak census protocol and diversion status
    • Has delegated responsibility / authority for management of bed resources.
  • Facilitates bed control meeting twice each day: reviews planned patient flow, staffing, and system status.
  • Coordinates with environmental services and clinical leadership to facilitate efficient bed turn around times.
  • Monitor the overall capacity status of the three SCHS campuses.
  • Maintains bed availability status in HOSCAP.
  • Consults with clinical leadership regarding patient condition changes in relation to internal transfer needs and staffing resource changes.
  • Collaborates with transfer / dispatch to ensure timely and appropriate patient transportation.
  • Facilitate patient transfer requests, physician consultation requests, and intra-facility nurse to nurse reports using the transfer center recorded phone lines for quality management.
  • Collaboration with clinical leadership to ensure appropriate staffing.
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with managers and clinical leadership; ensure quality customer service delivery
  • Act as requesting / approving authority for ordering of specialty clinical equipment (i.e. specialty beds via Norco) to ensure that internal resources are appropriately utilized as first line options, collaborating with clinical leadership as appropriate.
  • Problem solves in the moment and in anticipation of challenges while collaborating with clinical leadership.
  • Understands and ensures compliance with state, federal, and Joint Commission guidelines related to patient transport, transfers, and admissions.
  • Demonstrates fiscally responsible resource utilization.
  • Maintains working knowledge of labor contracts and state and federal labor / staffing laws.
  • Provides performance feedback to appropriate managers as needed. 
  • Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.  Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.
  • Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate

 

IN ADDITION TO ABOVE, DUTIES MAY ALSO INCLUDE:

  • Serve as administrative agent in off-hours and in the absence of administrative personnel.
      • Responsible for staffing of patient care departments and resource allocation
      • Emergency, code, and disaster management
      • Media and law enforcement point of contact
  • Acts as a resource for organ donation when department leadership unavailable

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

 

Education: 

  • As required by licensure.  BSN preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: 

  • Current Oregon RN license
  • BLS/CPR

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

Experience, Skills: 

  • Minimum five years progressive acute care clinical experience required.  Critical care & ER experience preferred.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated team and interpersonal skills.
  • Telephone etiquette and conferencing technology knowledge preferred.
  • Proficient computer skills: knowledge of Microsoft Office and e-mail required. ANSOS, Golden Hour, Teletracking, McKesson Clinicals preferred
  • Knowledge of EMTALA regulations.
  • Demonstrated accurate and timely data entry
  • Working knowledge of epidemiological issues, pathophysiology and treatment modalities as they relate to appropriate patient placement.

Physical Requirements

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, reaching overhead, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

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