House Supervisor - WSRH (32 hours/ 2 weeks)

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 70307

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Director - Clinical Practice (WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital), provides administrative and clinical support to multiple clinical nursing areas 24/7. Is responsible for administrative decisions, selective clinical interventions, staffing, and safety of patients, visitors, staff and meeting in-service education needs.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Supports the nursing program 24/7 and coordinates its activities. Promotes cooperation of the staff to achieve department objectives and maintain good department relations. Ensures collaboration and coordination of clinical services between all departments during shift worked
  2. Receives and reviews preceding shift reports and floor nurse reports; makes complete rounds of all units, and notes patients' conditions.
  3. Directs maintenance of departmental facilities, equipment, supplies and materials in a condition to promote efficiency, Health, comfort, and safety of patients and staff.
  4. Responds as Rapid Response RN when notified via Electronic Health Record or by phone notification
  5. Responds as the Behavioral Emergency Response Team (BERT) when situations arise
 

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.
  2. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  3. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Continuously assesses and improves the department/service line/entity/System's performance. Maintains appropriate quality control/assessment programs (if applicable).
  6. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  7. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  8. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement 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 Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Preferred Courses:
    • Courses in nursing administration and personnel administration
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA; BLS certification; ACLS Certification
    • BERT education and certification within 6 months of hire
    • RN certification within 2 years of hire
    • Minimum of 2 years nursing experience in acute care/medical-surgical nursing
  • 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

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)