House Supervisor- Philhaven- Full-time, days/eve

Mt Gretna, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 53720

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General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Inpatient Services and Director of Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer, coordinates the 24/7 delivery of customer-focused, quality patient care. In case of emergencies, and in consultation with the Administrator-on-call, makes decisions for the organization. Oversees the management of resources including, but not limited to, personnel, facilities, supplies, equipment, and services.

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Acts as an administrative liaison between other System entities, Hospital Staff, patients and the community.

  2. Demonstrates good judgment and appropriate decision-making based on a knowledge of policies and procedures.

  3. Notifies the Clinical or Administrative Director on-call concerning issues/incidents with a potential legal implication and/ or effects the delivery of patient care.

  4. Communicates pertinent information to appropriate personnel ( e.g., Administration, Human Resources, IT, Nurse Managers, Infection Control, Safety Brief, etc.) for follow up.

  5. Participates in Hospital's Quality Improvement, Patient Experience Program, Safety Program, and Risk Management Program as indicated or needed. For example, identifies and reports events via Safety Reporting System (SRS) and Customer Reporting System (CRS), Fitness for Duty, investigates reports, counsels staff, ensures employee work- related injuries are reported following proper procedure, and completes elopement-related responsibilities, etc. Identifies opportunities for improvement.

  6. Assesses, assigns and adjusts staffing based on unit-based staffing plans and as patient care indicates. Maintains and records census on patient care units as required.

  7. Responds appropriately in a disaster situation or drill using the information provided during orientation and ongoing competency training. Is competent to assume role of Incident Commander until relieved.

  8. Releases "condition" reports to the news media per Administrative policies and procedures.

  9. Is available to staff at all times. Rounds on all units at least once per shift. Demonstrates customer excellence while educating, training, advising, and assisting staff.

 

About WellSpan:


WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.


 


The Community:


WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking.  The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours.  Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.


 


If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.



Required Experience

Minimum Education-           Bachelor's Degree                                  

Minimum Experience-          3 - 5 years                                     

Required Certification-         Current RN license in PA


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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