Acts at the on-site per diem administrative designee for an entire facility for off-shifts and weekends. Manages all the patient care departments, ensuring appropriate quality of care and compliance with regulations.
For an entire facility, as a per diem Supervisor, manages the off-hours and weekend patient care and nursing services activities.
Ensures staff provides the highest quality of care and are in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act, TJC, federal, state, and local requirements.
Coordinates and monitors staffing for all shifts and maintains appropriate staffing levels and skill mix.
Participates in developing, reviewing, and updating departmental policies and procedures.
Identifies and implements best practices to provide improved quality care and services.
Assess and monitors clinical nursing practice for optimal patient care.
Designs and evaluates processes to improve systems and patient care results across the continuum.
Follows-up on all clinical issues.
Monitors quality of care delivered, ensuring it meets age-related and developmental needs of patients.
Maintains and monitors established policies, procedures, standards and practices for nursing services and patient care.
Supervises staff, assesses their needs and identifies educational opportunities.
Collaborates with all departments throughout the medical center.
Acts as patient advocate.
Assists in developing, monitoring and maintaining the budget.
Identifies and recommends opportunities to reduce costs.
Manages and resolves human resource, employee and department safety, and risk management issues.
Minimum one (1) year of supervisory experience required.
Minimum four (4) years of acute care hospital experience required.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
Current California RN license required.
BLS certification required.
Demonstrated interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, TJC, and other local, state, and federal regulations.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.