UofL Physicians

House Manager, Nurse Staffing Office, University of Louisville Hospital, PRN

US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2017-3609
# of Openings
1
Category
Nurses
Department
3270- NURSING ADMINISTRATION

Overview

Supervises activity of all departments, professional and technical staff.  Serves as the highest ranking administrative representative in the hospital during evening and night shifts during weekdays and all shifts on weekends and holidays.     

Responsibilities

  • Schedules and cancels agency nurses and patient observation aides according to guidelines.
  • Assist the Admissions Department and physicians with bed availability and patient placement.  Awareness of COBRA Guidelines.
  • Maintains diversion records.
  • Orients new Administrative Supervisors.
  • Evaluates staffing schedules and ensures that staffing is based on patterns and patient acuity.
  • Notifies Administrator-On-Call as needed.
  • Interprets policies and procedures to staff and monitors compliance; assists with developing new policies.
  • Arranges Arelief@ when absent.
  • Organizes and implements projects, new programs.
  • Procures supplies and equipment needed for patient care.
  • Maintains the Infection Control Program Guidelines, OSHA requirements, State Licensure Requirements, JCAHO Standards and hospital goals and objectives.
  • Presents a professional appearance and manner..
  • Evaluates own performance and professional growth.
  • Makes rounds in nursing areas and non-nursing areas and evaluates activities.
  • Records notable patients, problems, complaints, census and overall hospital activity on the Administrative Supervisor=s report, follows up on problems.
  • Attends and actively participates in nursing department committees, meetings, and management seminars.
  • Investigates and documents patient, employee, and physician occurrences.
  • Initiates and documents employee counseling/discipline.
  • Knowledge of internal/external disasters in which appropriate policies, procedures and plans must be followed to protect personnel, patients and self.
  • Maintains a working relationship with all departments, nursing personnel, and physicians. Functions as an effective public relations representative both inside and out of the hospital.  Demonstrates the ability to represent administration to
  • Handles confidential patient and employee information. Handles patient=s personal possessions in accordance with established policies.
  • Makes decisions quickly and accurately; has a good understanding of management skills; possesses skill in handling stressful situations in a calm manner; skill in problem identification and solution.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, and attends committees as assign

Qualifications

Certifications:  RN currently licensed in Kentucky.  Current in CPR, ACLS, and/or BCLS.  Annual competencies will be maintained per year in Critical Care or Med-Surgical area. A working knowledge of hospital operations and supervision.  

 

Education:  BSN required; MSN preferred. 

 

Experience: Internal Candidates: Minimum four (4) years clinical nursing required, including minimum two years in critical care.  Two to three years of management experience preferred with a knowledge of overall hospital operations.  Must possess good judgment.  Possess basic communication skills and good knowledge of nursing theory, practice and organizational behavior.  Must follow proper lines of authority and be able to listen, plan and problem solve.  Must show initiative and accept constructive criticism.  Must be capable of evaluating, planning and decision making in order to solve patient related issues and administrative policy.    

    External Candidates:  Minimum five (5) years clinical nursing required, including minimum two years in critical care.  Two to three years of management experience preferred with a knowledge of overall hospital operations.  Must possess good judgment.  Possess basic communication skills and good knowledge of nursing theory, practice and organizational behavior.  Must follow proper lines of authority and be able to listen, plan and problem solve.  Must show initiative and accept constructive criticism.  Must be capable of evaluating, planning and decision making in order to solve patient related issues and administrative policy.    

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