Tracking Code: 204187

Supervisor-Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Clinical Operations - Bell & Evans - Days

Location: WellSpan Medical Group, Lebanon, PA
Schedule: Full Time

General Summary

Functions as part of the management team, performing a variety of clinical and administrative duties related to clinical staff management and patient care. Duties may include quality monitoring, patient assessments, direct patient care, triage, administration of IVs, and patient/caregiver/staff education. Provides safe, therapeutic, efficient quality care and services to all patients served. Functions as a member of the health care team at registered nurse level to assist in the planning and implementation of patient care based upon sound nursing judgment, clinical preparation, knowledge, skills and experience. Nursing care is provided in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. May be responsible for the clinical functions of more than one practice.

Work Schedule:

Full-time

Rotating Mon-Fri schedule as needed

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with the Practice Manager and Service Line Clinical Manager to ensure adequate staffing levels and skill mix are maintained for all shifts through the development, preparation and maintenance of staffing schedules that meet department/unit needs and apply to variable census conditions. Makes appropriate adjustments/assignments to maximize timely patient care. Looks to staffing needs into the next matrix.
  • Oversees the delivery of patient care. Supervises, directs, and delegates patient care assignments to staff based on acuteness of staff availability, patient care needs and safety.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work. Actively takes part in the performance appraisal process by providing input for staff evaluations. Holds staff accountable for performance standards. Assists with interviewing. Mediates staff conflicts and provides feedback concerning performance, behavior, etc.
  • Collaborates with the Practice Manager on areas of need in the department (e.g., problematic flow issues, equipment and supplies issues, documentation issues, patient satisfaction issues and performance issues).
  • Anticipates and resolves patient/family concerns in a timely manner. Keeps patients and families informed.
  • Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.
  • Serves as a resource and role model/mentor to staff.
  • Assists with ordering or delegating the ordering of medications, supplies, and equipment. Submits maintenance and repair services and prepares related forms. Keeps stock and equipment inventories.
  • Monitors Risk and Safety Management Alert System (RASMAS) notices and completes necessary follow-up.
  • Supervision of clinical staff team members - includes recruitment, orientation, ongoing performance evaluations, retention, and corrective action in collaboration with Practice Manager and Service Line Clinical Manager.
  • Coordinates and ensures implementation of onboarding/orientation of new clinical employees.
  • Coordinates continuing education of clinical staff and assures clinical competencies are met, documented, and maintained.
  • Educates nursing and medical assistant team on new clinical policies and procedures. Ensures high level of clinical excellence of new policies and procedures are maintained.
  • Ensures an efficient day-to-day clinical workflow within the practices. Including timely rooming of all patients, ensure appropriate triage of patients, and managing number of rooms utilized.
  • Oversight of advanced clinical programs specific to the department. Maintain appropriate certifications required.
  • Follows recommended processes to appropriately manage and document patient concerns and quality of care issues including use of Just Culture.
  • Applies lean principles and identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Monitors and audits staff completion of clinical tasks within the patient electronic record. Ensures timely completion of all tasks.
  • Assumes practice manager role when practice manager is not present.
  • Prepares and holds regular clinical staff meetings or huddles.
  • Assists in investigation and follows up on SRS events. Participates in daily Huddles.

Common Expectations:

  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards within departmental guidelines.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
  • Provides, models, and champions outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Associates Degree Required

Work Experience:

  • 3 years Relevant experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Nurse Multi State License Upon Hire Required and
  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal/communications skills.
  • Models team work.
  • Self-motivated and dependable.
  • Able to work independently.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • 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
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WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

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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 South Central Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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