House Supervisor

Gettysburg, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 52205

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General Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Vice President-Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer, coordinates the 24/7 delivery of customer-focused, quality patient care. In case of an emergency, and in concert 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:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
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.

Required Skills

RN license in Pennsylvania

BSN required

ACLS required

Required Experience

At least 3 years of recent experience in a hospital setting as a RN.

Prefer a background in critical care of the ED


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

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

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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