House Supervisor - Nursing Administration

Gettysburg, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 64815

Job Description:

Under general supervision, provides administrative support to multiple clinical nursing areas during evening or night hours. Is responsible for administrative decisions, selective clinical interventions, staffing, safety of patients, visitors, staff and meeting in-service education needs.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Administers the nursing program during the evening or night shifts and coordinates its activities. Promotes cooperation of the staff to achieve department objectives and maintain good department relations.
  2. Receives and reviews preceding shift reports and floor nurse reports; makes complete rounds of all units, and notes patients' condition.
  3. Directs maintenance of departmental facilities, equipment, supplies and materials in a condition to promote efficiency,
  4. health, comfort, and safety of patients and staff.
 

NonEssential Accountabilities:

  1. Recommends sufficient space and other resources required by the department/service line/entity.
  2. Attends meetings as required, and participates on committees as requested.
  3. Performs other related duties as identified.
 

Common Expectations:

  1. Coordinates and integrates services within the department/service line/entity, with other departments/service lines/entities, and with the System's primary functions. Participates in the selection of outside services (if needed).
  2. Assists in developing budgets.
  3. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient
  4. population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides
  5. direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  6. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the
  7. impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as
  8. well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  9. Recommends staffing levels, selects and assigns staff, evaluates performance, evaluates/tests competencies (as applicable), provides orientation, training and continuing education of staff, and initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions.
  10. Continuously assesses and improves the department/service line/entity/System's performance. Maintains appropriate quality control/assessment programs (if applicable).
  11. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  12. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature,
  13. inservice meetings, and workshops.
  14. House Supervisor
  15. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement
  16. and innovation.
 

Qualifications

  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 5 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Preferred Courses:
    • Courses in nursing administration and personnel administration
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA; CPR certification
  • Physical Demands:
    • Occasional prolonged standing/walking
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 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.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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.

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)