RN House Supervisor

Type of Opportunity: Full Time
FTE: 0.900000
Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Nights
Shift: 1
Location: US:NM:Ruidoso:Lincoln County Med Center
Associate Degree
Registered Nurse-NM
Directs and manages patient care and hospital operations in the absence of Department Directors and Administrator on the evening, nights, and weekend shifts
Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the delivery of patient care hospital-wide for an assigned shift.
Acts as clinical resource by overseeing the delivery of patient care, directs and delegates patient care assignments to nursing staff working on the units based on acuteness of patient care needs and staff capability and anticipates future needs. Maintains clinically competent in providing direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
Coordinates patients care through collaboration with the patient/family and other specialists of the healthcare team. Acts as multi-diciplinary liaison between the nursing department and ancillaries. Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families and staff in accordance with hospital standards. Remains sensitive to spiritual and specific cultural patient needs, recognizes them and incorporates values into plan of care.
Assists with locating equipment, relieving staff as necessary, providing medications to nursing units after pharmacy is gone, ensures adequate staffing levels and schedules OR cases. Assures that medications and treatments are administered as prescribed by physician, clinical path or standard protocols.
Assists physicians with various procedures, treatments, surgical techniques or delegate/assign to other healthcare team members as appropriate. Delegates or assigns aspects of care to healthcare team members consistent with their role and responsibilities.
Effectively communicates with and assists other members of the nursing team and/or other disciplines. Actively participates in problem-solving and conflict resolution to maintain team cohesiveness. Demonstrates ability to assist others in resolving interpersonnel conflicts. Supports and maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Participates in educational programs, self-management activities, current literature, inservice meetings and workshops. Acts in the role of nurse educator for staff, patients and families on medication, equipment, treatment, modalities and resources for inpatient care and discharge into community. Assists with the implementation of the changes as recommended by the committees. Assists in orientation of new staff or students.
Knowledgeable and participates in planning the nursing unit budget and assures quality patient care is delivered in a cost effective manner. Census manages according to patient acuity systems.
Competencies and skills:
SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data
SKILL-Microsoft Office
SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers, physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and customer service competencies.
SKILL-Written communication
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

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