Hiring Now! House Supervisor, Clinical Administrator Per Diem (RN)
Coordinates patient care activities in collaboration with other hospital departments, physicians, staff, patients, and visitors during evenings, nights, and weekends. Functions as the on-site administrator. Participates in quality improvement activities and manages fiscal and human resources in order to provide effective and efficient patient care. Clarifies and interprets hospital policies and procedures. Assigns and allocates staffing resources for the in-patient care units. These functions are coordinated with Hospital Administration, Department Heads, Medical Staff and others and areperformed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Master's degree in Nursing preferred, and/or equivalent in experience and/or continuing education.
A minimum of four years experience to include: one year of administrative/supervisory experience in Nursing. A minimum of three years clinical experience in an acute care facility. Experience in a University Teaching Hospital preferred.
Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and writtencommunication skills; ability to coordinate activities in a complex situation;flexible and adaptable to change; remain calm and functional in stressfulsituations; ability to set priorities; effective problem-solving anddecision-making skills; self-directed, and ability to function autonomously.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Complies with professional, regulatory and governmental standards of care.
Identifies and conducts Quality Improvement activities in identified areas.
Collaborates with Nursing Management and Department Heads in order to
institute corrective measures and/or develop alternative patterns and systems.
Communicates decisions/actions, monitoring process and outcomes to Nursing
Management, Quality Improvement committees, and others as necessary.
Investigates complaints within the scope of their resources, referring unresolved
and continuing issues as appropriate.
Assesses patient, family, and/or staff situations and intervenes with effective problem solving techniques if necessary.
Clinical Practice/Patient Care
Interprets and communicates institutional values, goals, and objectives to all Medical Center employees and collaborates with Nursing Management to develop, implement, and support institutional and departmental goals and objectives.
Collaborates with support services resources essential to nursing and patient care in order to maintain a safe and caring environment for patients that is conducive to positive health teaching, health maintenance, and patient and family expectations of care.
Facilitates the application of research protocols.
Assesses units' patient care activity, acuity, and the available personnel in order to staff
Recognizes, addresses, and resolves potential concerns, immediate issues and crises.
Facilitates patient transfers/discharges to assure maximum bed utilization.
Makes decisions relative to equipment, overtime, use of contract personnel, and staffing
assignments, within budgeted parameters.
Coordinates general hospital emergency situations.
Utilizes appropriate information systems.
Human Resources Development
Identifies, investigates, and takes necessary action in response to inappropriate staff behavior.
Evaluates nursing staff and provides evaluative feedback on other staff, making effective
recommendations for their professional growth and encouraging same.
Keeps current on clinical, management, and health care topics and is accountable for
Conducts meetings with off-shift charge nurses for the purpose of managerial support, problem solving and financial effectiveness.
Assesses staff educational needs and either refers to the education department or conducts classes him/herself.
Encourages and facilitates collaboration and teamwork; fosters open communications anda positive work environment.
Identifies issues for and/or participates in multidisciplinary committees that develop improved methods and systems of patient care delivery.
Initiates and maintains professional liaisons with personnel to effectively utilize availableresources and facilitate problem solving.
Exemplifies Commitment to Caring (C2C) standards and monitors hospital staff conformity with the standards in all activities.
Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area. The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this position and is not to be considered as all-inclusive.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.