House Supervisor

Wyoming, Sheridan Sheridan USA
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ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.

JOB SUMMARY

The House Supervisor is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care. The House Supervisor will facilitate and mentor others to grow professionally and advance their knowledge and skills. In addition, the House Supervisor will continuously assess nursing unit needs to ensure adequate resources for current and upcoming shifts by collaborating with other departments, clinical and nonclinical, to coordinate admissions, transfers, and discharges of patients in a timely manner. Finally, the House Supervisor will demonstrate professionalism at all times and will uphold standards of practice by holding team members accountable for continued compliance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Professional practice

  • Adheres to organizational policies and procedures
  • Adheres to professional guidelines for practice such as state board of nurses, American Nurses Association (ANA) professional standards of care and ethical practice guidelines
  • Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed to provide patient-centered care
  • Demonstrates effective communication, conflict resolution, team building, and leadership skills
  • Participates in updating and upholding standards of practice and be a role model to others for maintaining standards of care

Quality

  • Reports significant events such as near misses, adverse events, patient/family complaints, and any situation that affects the safe delivery of patient-centered care in a timely manner
  • Is proactive, rounds with team members on the nursing units, and identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Ensures that handoff communication occurs any time there is a change in caregivers on the unit during shift and at start/end of shifts
  • Assists units with problem solving activity such as, assignments and delegation of patient care tasks as appropriate, considering staff members’ level of nursing experience, competency, and knowledge
  • Delegates tasks to unlicensed support staff as outlined by state board regulations and facility policies as appropriate to the clinical situation
  • Assists in monitoring staff performance, behaviors, and competency for performance reviews
  • Ensures that all infection control precautions and procedures are followed in the department

Finance

  • Ensures that appropriate staffing levels meet patient care needs
  • Assists with Materials supply for departments after hours.

Service

  • Assists other team members by providing direct patient care as needed
  • Assigns and coordinates patient flow to deliver safe and effective patient-centered care
  • Performs other specific department tasks as assigned by members of the department’s leadership team
  • Rounds with patients and family members to ensure that needs are met and identifies opportunities for improvement

Professional Development

  • Participates in continuing education activities within the department and organization
  • Promotes, facilitates, and educates team members on new practice changes, regulatory requirements, And organizational practice changes in a timely manner
  • Coach/Mentor staff members on the unit regarding safe high-quality nursing practice
  • Attends and actively participates in House Supervisor meetings

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Current WY state nursing license
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate; PALS or ENPC
  • Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing; willing to complete in 5 years if does not have baccalaureate degree.
  • Two years’ work experience in department-specific area

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Attends, at a minimum, 75% of staff meetings
  • Precepts other House Supervisor to the position as needed
  • Obtains a national certification in the area of specialty, if available, within the first year of the position

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products.

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