Baylor Scott & White Health Nursing Administrative Supervisor PRN Days in Grapevine, Texas

JOB SUMMARY: Collaborates with management in the planning, direction, coordination and management of the daily business and administrative operations within the scope of nursing service administration. Participates in the development and Implementation of policies and procedures necessary to achieve departmental short- and long-range goals and objectives. WHAT IS EXPECTED (Essential Job Functions): 1. Plans and supervises the daily business and administrative operations to ensure the delivery of professional patient-centered care. 2. Participate in developing, revising and implementing departmental policies and procedures designed to accomplish departmental priorities and long-range goals. Interprets and advises subordinate personnel on Hospital policies and procedures while and ensuring adherence to Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards. 3. Supervises employees to include work allocation, training, scheduling, evaluation, and problem resolution. Promotes and participates in education, research, and performance improvement activities. 4. Plans, develops, and recommends annual staffing budget and assist in planning of capital equipment and expense budget. 5. Updates incoming Supervisor and other relevant personnel of the condition of patients, particularly critically ill patients, staffing situations, and unusual events which occur during assigned shift. 6. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with various departmental personnel, patients' families, Physicians, and outside agencies to exchange information, resolve operational problems, and improve quality of patient care. 7. Makes nursing rounds to maintain visibility, monitor activity, and serve as a resource. Provides professional nursing care to patients in response to workload or staffing shortages. 8. Prepares reports and maintains applicable records and files; maintains proper equipment and inventory levels. Maintains database to create reports upon demand. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 1. Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards and procedures. 2. Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment. 3. Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse reactions. 4. Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient privacy rights. 5. Skill in the use of computers and related software applications. 6. Verbal and written communication skills. 7. Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide-range of constituencies. 8. Analytical and conceptual skills. 9. Leadership and management skills. 10. Ability to observe changes in the medical condition of patients and effectively communicate these changes to other nursing staff members and physicians. 11. Ability to provide age -specific, quality, patient-centered care to all patients through the nursing process and standards of nursing practice with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of human experience and to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary, modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of individual patients. 12. Ability to train motivate, and supervise employees.

JOB SUMMARY: Collaborates with management in the planning, direction, coordination and management of the daily business and administrative operations within the scope of nursing service administration. Participates in the development and Implementation of policies and procedures necessary to achieve departmental short- and long-range goals and objectives. WHAT IS EXPECTED (Essential Job Functions): 1. Plans and supervises the daily business and administrative operations to ensure the delivery of professional patient-centered care. 2. Participate in developing, revising and implementing departmental policies and procedures designed to accomplish departmental priorities and long-range goals. Interprets and advises subordinate personnel on Hospital policies and procedures while and ensuring adherence to Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards. 3. Supervises employees to include work allocation, training, scheduling, evaluation, and problem resolution. Promotes and participates in education, research, and performance improvement activities. 4. Plans, develops, and recommends annual staffing budget and assist in planning of capital equipment and expense budget. 5. Updates incoming Supervisor and other relevant personnel of the condition of patients, particularly critically ill patients, staffing situations, and unusual events which occur during assigned shift. 6. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with various departmental personnel, patients' families, Physicians, and outside agencies to exchange information, resolve operational problems, and improve quality of patient care. 7. Makes nursing rounds to maintain visibility, monitor activity, and serve as a resource. Provides professional nursing care to patients in response to workload or staffing shortages. 8. Prepares reports and maintains applicable records and files; maintains proper equipment and inventory levels. Maintains database to create reports upon demand. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 1. Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards and procedures. 2. Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment. 3. Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse reactions. 4. Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient privacy rights. 5. Skill in the use of computers and related software applications. 6. Verbal and written communication skills. 7. Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide-range of constituencies. 8. Analytical and conceptual skills. 9. Leadership and management skills. 10. Ability to observe changes in the medical condition of patients and effectively communicate these changes to other nursing staff members and physicians. 11. Ability to provide age -specific, quality, patient-centered care to all patients through the nursing process and standards of nursing practice with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of human experience and to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary, modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of individual patients. 12. Ability to train motivate, and supervise employees.

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