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House Supervisor (Registered Nurse / RN) - PRN

Company: Community Health System
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Located minutes from downtown Austin, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to provide inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.

Position Overview

We are seeking an experienced House Supervisor (RN) to join our team! This is a PRN night shift position working 1-2 shifts per week, or as needed. In the absence of the Senior Managers and Department Directors, the House Supervisor is responsible and accountable for directing and facilitating the flow of patient care activities of the facility on an assigned shift.


* Prioritizes all admissions and transfers for bed placement through appropriate triage of patients. Consults with Case Management when needed to ascertain appropriate status * Works with admitting staff to assign beds for scheduled and unscheduled admissions according to the services and level of care required, infection control or any other special patient care needs * Coordinates all inter and intra-facility patient transfers. Ensures compliances with EMTALA regulations * Conducts rounds every 1 to 2 hours on all units to identify open beds and capacity status * Appropriately staffs nursing units according to staffing guidelines and patient acuity levels. Maintains knowledge of staffing needs during shift and makes adjustments to meet patient care needs * Collaborates with the Department Directors to prospectively staff units for the next shift and the subsequent 24 hours * Administratively responsible for the facility in the absence of the Senior Managers and Department Directors * Demonstrates effective, collaborative communication and conflict resolution skills. Utilizes Chain of Command when warranted * Provides customer focused solutions demonstrating appropriate follow through with staff, physicians, patients, families and visitors. Serves as a resource for media and public relations calls, consulting Director of Marketing when necessary * Gathers and evaluates facts. Identifies and resolves problems applying appropriate policies and procedures. Notifies appropriate persons such as Risk Manager and Administrator on call for immediate concerns * Coaches, counsels and performs appropriate staff disciplinary action to meet the expectations of quality patient care and professional behavior in a timely manner * Investigates and responds to patient grievances in a timely manner per facility policy. Attempts to handle patient/family issues before they progress to a grievance status * Establishes an environment conducive to providing excellent learning opportunities for student nurses from area nursing schools * Responds to all codes and acts as a resource to staff, physicians, family members, visitors and clergy * Serves as a clinical resource to staff, utilizing appropriate, available resources to assist when needed * Obtains medications after pharmacy hours only in emergency situations per policy utilizing the night cabinet * Other duties as assigned


* Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited RN program. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred * Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Texas, or license with a compact state required upon hire * American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required within 90 days of hire * Supervisory experience in a hospital setting preferred * Must be a team player with a strong commitment to providing superior patient care

What We Offer

* Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials * Matching 401(k) * Clinical Ladder Program * Employee Referral Bonus Program * Opportunities for career advancement * Rewards and recognition programs * Additional perks and discounts

Keywords: Community Health System, Cedar Park , House Supervisor (Registered Nurse / RN) - PRN, Other , Cedar Park, Texas

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