RN House Supervisor
Posted on Apr 10, 2019 by Good Samaritan Hospital
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
RN House Supervisor
About Good Samaritan Hospital
Our investment in technology, ability to recruit internationally trained physicians in a wide range of specialties, and commitment to developing the potential of its clinical and ancillary staff have set us apart from the rest. Serving Silicon Valley since 1965, Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital. Our acute care hospital is located in the heart of Silicon Valley with two locations, the main campus in San Jose and Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos. Good Samaritan Hospital is recognized as a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques. We were the first of five hospitals in the country and the first in Santa Clara County to become a Stroke Certified Hospital.
Schedule/Shift :.9 FTE Nights (12 Hour Shifts) Rotating Weekends
Responsible for coordinating and monitoring the delivery of patient care in the absence of the department director, manager or assistant department manager. Serves as nursing clinical resource person and intervenes in difficult situations or medical crises. Oversees and coordinates the final staffing of the off shifts. Acts as administrative representative, interpreting and enforcing established policies and procedures for all hospital departments
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required:
B.A. / B.S. required from an accredited School of Nursing, MSN preferred.
Current California Registered Nurse License.
Current BCLS certification
Current ACLS certification
Current NIH Stroke Scale Certification
5-7 Years progressively more responsible related work experience necessary in order to gain comprehensive and current knowledge of organization and operation of hospital nursing department, and be able to resolve staffing and complex patient care issues under minimal direction.
Professional knowledge of nursing procedures, theory and administration in order to oversee operations of all nursing departments during off-shift hours.
Ability to walk and stand for extended periods (up to eighty percent of work time) and to perform moderate bending, stooping and intermittent lifting.
In-depth knowledge of Department care principles, procedures and techniques, as well as technical skills in equipment operation and maintenance.
Time management and organizational skills are needed to ensure productivity standards are met and multi-disciplinary responsibilities are handled.
Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care and management system.
Manage stress appropriately.
Make decisions under pressure.
Manage anger/fear/hostility/violence of others appropriately.
Manage internal and external customers effectively.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language.
Handle multiple priorities.
Work with a diverse mix of people.
Work in areas that are crowded.
Verbal Communications skills.
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