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Nursing
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Southern California Region
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27618 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

 

We're looking for someone to join our team as a RN, House Supervisor who:

Provides overall supervision of the organization in collaboration with and in the absence of the administrative/executive team. Makes administrative decisions, collaborates with the Nursing Directors and other departments, ensures patient and staff safety, and oversees the functioning of the organization. Assists with/facilitates clinical functions. Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned personnel using both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises nursing personnel and operations by making rounds on a regular basis. Assesses routine and non-routine conditions of patients through identification of symptoms and behavioral changes, reviewing histories of physiological/psychological, cultural and spiritual information, reviewing medical data such as medical history, physical exams, plan of care, etc. Works with staff in unusual cases to develop a prioritized interdisciplinary plan of care. May assist staff to revise the plan of care to meet changing needs of patients, making appropriate referrals, i.e. dietary, spiritual care, etc. Responds to all acute unit codes. Attends to medical emergencies for inpatients. Works with other area supervisors when needed to provide advice or assistance.
  • Facilitates hospital throughput including providing resources, managing bed placement, and patient transfers/discharges. Coordinates 'bed huddles' as needed. Participates in discharge planning with patients, physicians, social workers, patient education, utilization review and other personnel as appropriate.
  • Supervises professional and ancillary personnel. Assists with orientation and training of registry/traveler staff, new and existing employees, assisting them in learning department routines, policies and procedures, etc. Supervises the quality and effectiveness of patient care delivered throughout the Hospital, using such methods as: direct observation, rounds, reviewing reports, checking documentation in the medical record, and exerting influence and giving direction to employees as needed. Ensures compliance of team with applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Maintains and adjusts unit-based staffing in order to meet patient needs, while observing regulatory mandates, budget guidelines and needs throughout the hospital.
  • Evaluates employee, patient, family, and physician complaints. Responds courteously and promptly and resolves problems within the scope of delegated authority, consulting with administration as required. In the review of patient conditions, works with patients, family, physician, and healthcare team members in order to maintain standards of acceptable quality care.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

 

Education: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Required
  • Master's Degree: Preferred

 

Work Experience: 

  • Five years technical experience: Preferred
  • One years experience working in a critical care setting: Preferred

 

Required Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Preferred
  • Clinical specialty and/or nursing administration certification: Preferred
  • Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of practice: Required

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