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Providence Health & Services Administrative Supervisor - Nursing Administration in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling for a Administrative Supervisor(0.6 FTE, Night Shift) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

We are seeking a dedicated Administrative Supervisor to provide nursing service administration and leadership on all shifts, holiday and weekends to ensure delivery of comprehensive nursing services and quality patient care. The administrative Supervisor acts as a representative of administration and coordinates hospital and department activities on assigned shift.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborates with managers and charge nurses to coordinate nursing and hospital activities on assigned shift. Applies “system thinking” to identify and develop solutions to problems

  • Understands models of patient care unique to each unit and works within this framework to communicate and provide leadership

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to discuss difficult and uncomfortable topics resolve conflict and manage customer service concerns

  • Ability to understand, be receptive and respond to change after processes and procedures to optimize quality patient care and communicates this in action and word

  • Actively manages, facilitates and implements proactive steps to maximize patient flow (throughput) across all clinical settings

  • Leads and coordinates shift work teams for staffing, bed placement and transfer center, to ensure acceptance of all transfers within capacity and capability of medical center

  • Leads daily bed huddle for shift with active emphasis on ensuring patient discharges and patient flow from one setting to another through frequent rounding and timely bed management

  • Facilitates the assignment of the float pool resource RNs and CNAs to area of greatest need to keep patient flow moving


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Washington State

  • Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate for Healthcare Providers

  • Five years of acute professional experience (within the last seven years) with one year being in entry level management or supervision

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience as Administrative Supervisor

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 243194