Trinity Health Supervisor Administrative RN- Pool D1000 in Darby, Pennsylvania

The Administrative Nursing Supervisor provides leadership toward fulfilling the MHS mission by providing operational support and ensuring quality of patient care delivery according to the nursing process.

Bed Control Coordination

  • Coordinates bed availability proactively through the incorporation of daily bed briefings, use of bed board information, daily rounding to gather real-time census information and to expedite admissions and discharges.

  • Displays the ability to complete multiple tasks coordinating bed assignments to meet patient needs, reduce internal transfers, and reduce barriers to unnecessary delays.

  • Assists in the development of obtaining proper medical information from admission sources to reduce delays.

  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date knowledge of bed assignment practices based on unit-specific admission criteria.

  • Coordinates information from daily bed briefing, OR, SPU, Cardiac Cath, POP, Specials schedule to develop daily bed Plan.

  • Establishes frequent communication with ED, admission center, and PACU for patient placement to increase hospital confidence in patient placement.

  • Determines the level of prioritization for each patient based on the level of care needs and bed availability.

  • Determines the availability to work under pressure during periods of increased workload while meeting customer needs for bed placement.

  • Stays informed of case-management activities to maintain discharge potential for stable patients while supporting criteria-based admissions and discharges.

  • Participates in Code Green decisions for Critical Care and ED and provides feedback to the on-site or on-call administrator. Utilizes all available resources to avoid hospital diversion.

Operations Planning & Support

  • Participates in formulation, revision and advancement of strategic short and long-range plans for Nursing services.

  • Is responsible for off-shift/or weekend management of Nursing Department and hospital operations in the absence of Care Unit administration and department managers.

  • Coordinates off-shift and/or weekend operations, including staffing, clinical practice, resource utilization, and personnel management.

  • Responds to all Care Unit Problems and/or situations that develop in the absence of the Care Unit administration and department managers to promote optimal operations and issue resolution; assures verbal and written follow-up.

  • Responds to telecommunications media by notification of Corporate Communications Department and on-call Care Unit administrator.

  • Works in consultation with the administrator on-call for unusual situations/sentinel events.

  • Assumes leadership role in the implementation and coordination of hospital emergency procedures.

  • Collaborates with other Care Unit leadership, physicians, medical directors and colleagues to promote interdisciplinary activities and implementation of strategic initiatives.

  • Ensures interdepartmental and interdisciplinary communication, teamwork and collaborations with all supporting departments and designated liaisons in the achievement of the Care Unit and nursing goals and objectives.

  • Demonstrates ability to organize work and manage time effectively by completing assignments in the allotted time.

  • Promotes effective working relationships through timely, accurate communication among colleagues and between departments and disciplines.

  • Keeps informed on current operations through participation in Nursing and Care Unit meetings, committees, work groups, and through verbal and written communications.

  • Communicates importance of patient satisfaction and champions priorities for improving performance.

  • Contributes to building physicians and interdepartmental cooperation and collaboration by keeping colleagues informed and communicating effectively.

  • Recognizes and rewards behaviors consistent with MHS values and organization principles.

  • Consistently demonstrates flexibility required for efficient Care Unit operations.

  • Serves as a member of various Care Unit and Nursing committees as required.

Clinical Management

  • Supports adherence to clinical nursing practices and nursing standards f care in accordance with overall nursing standards of care, changes in patient populations, as well as external standards.

  • Facilitates clinical services integration to provide efficient patient flow, system efficiency and interdepartmental cooperation for seamless patient care across the health care continuum.

  • Provides support and guidance to staff; actively participates in the provision of direct patient care when necessary and functions as a clinical role model.

  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure comprehensive patient centered, outcome driven approach to care.

  • Ensures decisions support the provision of high quality, cost-effective patient care.

  • Identifies and recommends approaches to improve efficiency and effectiveness of patient care and placement from admission discharge.

  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, procedures and programs to meet changing patient needs and populations.

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Job Number: 00120360

Location: Darby, PA

Organization Name: Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Facility: MSEPA - Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

Employment Type: Part time

Shift: Rotating Shift

Hours: 0