Friendship, WI 53934
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Scheduled Weekly Hours:36
Night Supervisor 7pm-7am, Every 4th Weekend Rotation, Holiday Rotation
Assesses plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the delivery of care. The House Supervisor provides leadership in a manner consistent with the GMH&C mission, values, ethical directives, and established policies and procedures. The position is responsible for the organization of services and systems necessary to provide a multidisciplinary approach to care of the ER/MS patient. The House Supervisor works in close collaboration and interaction with all members of the Trauma Team, ER Medical Director, ER Manager, Med/Surg Manager and ER Charge Nurse. In addition, the House Supervisor will function in a patient care capacity for the assigned areas in order to maintain clinical skill, provide support during increases in census and respond to staffing shortages as deemed necessary. The House Supervisor will also monitor staff documentation, providing feedback and coaching.
- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred
- Supervisory/Management and ED experience preferred
- Current Wisconsin Licensure with renewal as directed by the State
- Current ACLS, TNCC and ENPC and Advanced Trauma for Nurses Certifications required
Abilities and Knowledge:
- Leadership and effective communication must be demonstrated.
- Participation in continuing education programs.
- Knowledge of new trends and techniques in nursing.
- Maintains good physical and emotional well-being.
- Possesses personal qualities such as kindness, sympathy, understanding, respect, good judgment, integrity, loyalty, a sense of humor and an ability to relate effectively to patients, their families, and staff.
- Evidence of knowledge and ability to use proper channels of communications.
- Recognizes the importance of setting a good example for others.
- Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
- Emergency Nursing skills required.
- Critical Care Nursing skills preferred.
- Basic Computer Skills (Word, Excel, etc…)
- Supervisory experience preferred.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with orientation and education of new staff members.
- Provides ongoing feedback to staff regarding their performance with the assistance of the DON & Managers of ER and M/S.
- Provides coaching, disciplinary action if required and follow-up as needed with ED and M/S staff.
- Ensure annual competency assessments completed for each job category within the department.
- Collaborates with ER Medical Director, ER Physicians and Hospitalists/Providers to provide effective quality care.
- Reach targeted quality measures in ER and M/S for:
Core measures Patient satisfaction Other regulatory requirements
- Establishes and clearly communicates expectations for performance that include clinical competency, interpersonal skill, positive attitude, and teamwork among all members of the departments. Hold all direct reports accountable, being consistent and equitable.
- Assists in development and implementation of policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services as well as meets regulatory standards.
- Participates both on internal and external teams as appropriate to position
- Identifies opportunities to improve patient/customer service through the evaluation of patient/customer satisfaction data and responds to patient/customer complaints in a timely fashion.
- Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
- Monitors productivity on a daily basis and makes staffing adjustments based on volume fluctuations and/or quality and service indicators.
- Understands and utilizes the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) practices appropriately.
- Ensure effective delivery of nursing care by assessing unit staff and patient needs utilizing acuity, census, planned procedures, historical patterns, staff expertise and availability. Utilizes bedside shift report and rounding.
- Effectively utilize critical thinking concepts for decision making and assist staff in complex patient care or other situations to effectively plan and implement solutions.
- In conjunction with Director of Nursing, Manager of the Emergency Room, and Manager of Inpatient Services; evaluate the appropriateness and the effectiveness of care delivery on an ongoing basis.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Responsible for assisting the Emergency Department manager in regards to the GMH&C Trauma/Stroke/CPR Program.
Work is performed in the Emergency Department and Medical/surgical Units of the hospital. Will evaluate and coordinate staffing on the ED and M/S unit to ensure patient care needs are met. The areas are clean, dry, well lit, and ventilated. The temperature is well controlled with heat and air conditioning. Floors are linoleum tile with a waxed finish. Cleaning is provided by the Housekeeping Department or as directed by CND. There is exposure to body fluids. Personal Protective Equipment is provided.
The ED area can become congested by patients, family and friends as well as hospital staff needed to provide care. Commotion at high activity level times may contribute to stress. There may be frequent interruptions by telephone and radio communication
Customary ED and Medical Surgical equipment, including the Zoll defibrillator & EHR.
Ability to transfer, lift, move and turn a patient potentially out of vehicles, patient/residents to or from a bed, wheelchair, hoyer lift, toilet, tub and shower and occasionally the floor. Following assessment for need of assistance requires varying degrees of pushing, pulling and lifting due to the differences in patient/resident weights which could be over 100 pounds. Ability to perform a safe, effective transfer using efficient body mechanics and stable posture. Ability to pivot with 85# from a 12" height side to side, lift 50# to shoulder height, push 40# and pull 25# at wheelchair height (36").
2. Manual Dexterity:
Must be able to continuously perform manipulative tasks of writing, handling papers, using the equipment listed above as well as safety pins, buttons, snaps, buckles and tie strings. Perform difficult manipulative tasks, such as IV starts.
Able to safely assist a patient/resident with all ADL's, transfer and ambulation, and use of equipment requiring good hand/eye coordination. Requires steadiness and the ability to move about in tight spaces, between objects, equipment and furniture.
Must be able to continuously stand and walk: frequently squat, climb stairs, bend to the floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, stretch or sit for varying periods of time during a scheduled shift of up to 12 hours.
Must be able to continuously articulate clearly and precisely with English as the basic element of speech.
6. Emotional Stability:
Must be able to continuously deal effectively with stress created by sick patients/residents, multiple tasks, noises, interruptions and work cooperatively as part of the health care team while maintaining a pleasant demeanor. Able to provide leadership for staff in appropriate problem solving techniques.
Must be able to continuously see objects up close so as to notice a change in the patient/resident condition (breathing, color, skin breakdown, etc.). Ability to focus and read thermometers and other gauges and distinguish colors for warning lights.
Must be able to continuously hear normal sounds and voice patterns with some background noise. Must have adequate hearing to receive verbal communication by phone and in person. Must also be able to hear audible emergency signals, alarms and call light indicators.
Must be able to detect the smell of smoke, spoiled food, soiled linen, residue of infections and appropriateness of patient/resident body odors.
Ability to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions.
2. Attention Span:
Attend to a function from 10 to 25 minutes, sometimes extended.
Must be able to understand and relate specific ideas and concepts.
Must be able to remember multiple tasks and assignments over a period of up to eight to twelve hours of a scheduled shift. Also, day to day assignment for continuity of care and application of procedure.
Responsibilities in an Emergency:
Expected to respond to emergency situations involving the safety of patients, other employees, and the facility. This includes the ability to assist with a possible evacuation of patients.
If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact the recruiter listed below:
Primary Recruiter:Steve Crager
Recruiter Email Address:[email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employer