House Supervisor - Nursing Affairs - York Hospital - 0.3 FTE

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 63902

Job Description:

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

Essential 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.

NonEssential Accountabilities:

  1. Attends meetings as required, and participates on committees as requested.
  2. Performs other related duties as identified.

Common Expectations:

  1. Identifies opportunities for improvement related to safety and efficiency, makes recommendations, as applicable, to the leadership team.  Participates in root cause analyses as requested.
  2. Assists with the employee evaluation process by providing input as requested.
  3. Monitors and evaluates employees' fitness for duty and complies with applicable Hospital policies.
  4. Updates Patient Logistics twice daily of specific type of patient population (Forensic & Sitter) and appropriate bed location.
  5. Completes LMS education assigned annually. Assumes responsibility for own continuing education to enhance personal and professional growth.
  6. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.


  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 5 years nursing experience
    • Leadership experience preferred 
    • ICU or Emergency experience preferred but not required
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Required
    • PA Nursing License
    • BLS
  • Physical Demands:
    • Prolonged standing/walking
Similar Opportunities

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

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)