St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Hospital Supervisor serves as the on-site administrative liaison in the absence of department heads/senior administration. Provides broad supervision, guidance and assistance in decision making and problem solving for all departments within the facility.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Facilitates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
Confers with the Administrator-On-Call in matters of administrative concern at the facility.
Functions as an operational resource in decision making and other crises (internal and external) affecting patient care and/or plant operations.
Functions in the role of Incident Commander for disaster type events, supports AOC/Senior Administration in the ongoing management of these events.
Facilitates intra/interdepartmental problem solving and communication.
Functions in a liaison role with all departments across the Network by providing interpretation of policies and procedures, access to appropriate resources and assistance in problem solving.
Coordinates obtaining and releasing equipment/supplies to other facilities.
Complies with established chain of command for work related problems.
Develops, evaluates, and adjusts staffing based upon patient care needs.
Communicates with unit staff to optimize inter-departmental staffing.
Facilitates ‘real time’ interventions with identified Risk Events, including (if appropriate) but not limited to completion of event reports, notification of patient Safety Hotline, timely interview of staff, completion of identified assessment tools.
Participates with internal alerts, including, but not limited to Rapid Response, Code Blue, Disease Specific Alerts, and Control Teams.
Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing educational programs.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 12 hours per day; 8 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 15 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 pounds. Occasionally lift, carry and push objects up to 75 pounds. Transport patients weighing up to 250 + pounds via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above shoulder level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Must be able to hear as it relates normal conversation and high/low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color and peripheral vision.
Registered nurse (BSN within 5 years of hire date) current valid RN license to practice in the state in which you are working or seeking licensure through reciprocity. MSN equivalent preferred with current valid RN license to practice in the state in which you are working or seeking licensure through reciprocity.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
One year charge nurse experience and ACLS preferred. Computer literate. Bilingual preferred.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.