Catholic Health Initiatives RN-HOUSE SUPERVISOR PRN in PENDLETON, Oregon

RN-HOUSE SUPERVISOR PRN

Description

JOB STATEMENT:

Directs and coordinates administrative activities on a specified tour of duty; refers patient care problems to appropriate nursing staff member and/or non-nursing problems to the appropriate department head. Outside contact with police, visitors, and families. Interprets policies and procedures as appropriate. Promotes customer service on all levels. Diplomatically deals with issues.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reviews staffing for each shift for each unit with charge nurse, utilizing the nursing staff plan.

Assists Charge Nurse to assure adequate staffing when there is a problem.

Makes rounds and provides managerial presence. Listens to staff problems and effectively resolves conflict as necessary.

Assists new personnel and acts as a resource to the nursing staff. Assist with procedures when staff has difficulty.

Responds to safety codes i.e. (ER teams, Blue teams, Trauma teams, and Code Red).

Provides information to Nurse Managers regarding quality of nursing care and employee problems.

Provides basic nursing care when needed including (IV starts, administration of medications, and the ability to read basic Rhythm Strips).

Accurately completes paperwork.

Demonstrates effective and efficient staffing.

Monitors staff to assure the delivery of quality care.

Promotes good customer service.

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Acts as advocate to nursing/hospital staff, find resources such as supplies as needed.

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Receives calls from media and the public and release patient condition information, per policy.

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Facilitates transfers as necessary, in-house and with other facilities. Assist with room assignment, when necessary, of patients admitted to hospital through ER or per physician call to directly admit.

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Resolves patient/family complaints when necessary.

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Has knowledge of staffing, infection control, customer service, and ONA contract.

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Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

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Assure regulations are adhered to.

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Performance Improvement: Understands and actively supports the organizational and departmental Performance Improvement Initiatives.

  1. Can verbalize employee’s overall responsibility and role in the St. Anthony Hospital Performance Improvement Program.

  2. Can identify Plan Do Act Check as St.AnthonyHospital’s guide for Process Improvement.

  3. Can submit evidence of participation in a Performance Improvement activity completed within the last 12 months.(Organizational, departmental, or individual.)

Service Delivery Standards:

Values Behaviors: It is essential that all employees are able to support the values of St Anthony Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives. Each person is expected to interact effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, and staff, as well as demonstrate a commitment to service, hospital values, and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

REVERENCE:

Pass a Smile! (First Impressions)

  1. Introduce yourself.

  2. Initiate greetings with a smile, eye contact, open body language, and a handshake or touch.

  3. Use patient or co-worker’s name in conversation.Be genuine.

  4. Listen attentively and confirm back to customer what you have heard.

  5. Always say “hello” with a smile to patients, visitors, and co-workers in hallways and elevators.

Celebrate Differences! (Diversity)

  1. Treat all patients, visitors, and co-workers with respect as unique, valued individuals.

  2. Provide the highest level of service to everyone, regardless of who they are.

  3. Create a supportive environment and encourage people to freely express themselves.

  4. Behave in a professional, collaborative, supportive manner, regardless of personal feelings.

Look the Part! (Professional Image)

  1. Make sure employee badge is visible and appropriately placed.

  2. Stay well groomed.

  3. Keep clothing neat, clean, and in accordance with department and hospital policy.

  4. Ensure that personal conversation, demeanor, and all behaviors present and “on-stage” appearance.

Maintain an attitude of confidence and proficiency.

INTEGRITY

Make it Right! (Service Recovery)

  1. Anticipate and correct problems before they become complaints.

  2. Acknowledge mistakes when they occur, without placing blame.

  3. Apologize for the mistake, even if you are not at fault.

  4. Make amends for mistakes by taking corrective action as a tangible indication of our sincere regret.

Let’s Talk! (Communication)

  1. Follow through on all requests and promises in a timely manner.

  2. Whenever you see a person who needs help, ask them “What can I do for you?”

  3. Respond in a timely manner to all requests – conveying clear, concise, and accurate information.

  4. Answer all phones and call lights promptly.State name, department, and give appropriate greeting.Always use a friendly tone.

Lean on Me! (Teamwork)

  1. Balance personal agenda with team and organizational goals.

  2. Value all team members and their opinions by treating everyone equally and with respect.

  3. Seek to resolve conflicts in a respectful way.Do so directly with the individual(s) involved and promptly.

  4. Arrive on time to report and listen quietly.

  5. Fully share information that people need to do their job.

  6. Express ideas, opinions and reactions constructively.

COMPASSION

Welcome to our Home! (Safe/Healing/Calm Environment)

  1. Maintain a safe, neat, clutter-free work environment.

  2. Pick up linen and put it away.

  3. Keep voice down in and around “on-stage” areas.

  4. Recommend changes to policies, procedures, and environment to enhance everyone’s ability to provide optimum service to all patients, visitors, and employees.

Keep in Touch! (Provide information and explanations)

  1. Apologize for delays and inconveniences.

  2. Communicate anticipated timeline for procedures and keep family updated.

  3. Use easily understood and appropriate language when giving information to patients, visitors and co-workers.

  4. Avoid technical and professional jargon and acronyms.

Privacy Matters! (Privacy/Confidentiality)

  1. Always knock before entering.

  2. Be sensitive to individual privacy needs.

  3. Always speak kindly and positively about patients and co-workers.Show in all ways that patient is the first priority.

  4. Maintain strict confidentiality at all times with patient, visitors, co-workers, physician information, and with proprietary organizational information.

EXCELLENCE

Thank Somebody! (Recognition/Appreciation)

  1. Find ways to specifically recognize and appreciate a co-worker.

  2. Catch people doing something special and let them know you appreciate it.

  3. Commend a team member when they demonstrate one or more of our customer service standards and behaviors.

  4. Openly praise and acknowledge the good work of co-workers by announcing specific professional and personal accomplishments.

Show the way! (Give Directions)

  1. Make it your job to know where services are at in the facility.

  2. If someone appears to needs directions, offer to help.

  3. Offer to escort patients and visitors to their destination.

  4. If unable to personally escort, take him/her to someone who can, or show him/her the way with a facility map.

  5. Do chart reviews, stocking department, etc. with free time.

Keep Growing! (Technical competency)

  1. Maintain a high level of competence; continue to grow in skill and encourage others to do the same.

  2. Consistently demonstrate excellent technical knowledge on the job.

  3. Encourage and contribute innovative ideas and ways of doing things that increase efficiencies.

Age Specific Population Served:

Check the Age Categories that the position commonly serves.

x Neonatal (0-28 days) x Infant (28 days – 1 yr.) x Pediatric (1 – 12 yrs.)

x Adolescent (12 – 20 yrs.) x Adult (20 – 61 yrs.) x Geriatric (62 yrs. )

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

Graduate of an approved School of Nursing. Advanced education is desirable. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred. Minimum of three years of clinical experience.

Licensure:

Must possess a current Oregon State Nursing license. Must also possess a current CPR certification, which is renewed annually. ACLS, PALS.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Ability to work independently is essential. Must possess excellent English verbal and written communication skills. Ability to apply technical and/or professional knowledge as appropriate. High degree of accuracy is required. Analytical and clerical ability is necessary to effectively provide patient care and safety, i.e. interpret lab values and accurately document findings of patient record. Able to multitask. Possesses excellent critical thinking skills and ability to demonstrate calmness.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee regularly is required to walk, talk, read, write and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Security Access: HIGH - Incumbent has access to restricted or confidential patient information and must comply with the terms of the St. Anthony Hospital security policies as it applies to their job roles.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this document is intended to exclude the opportunity for modifications or adjustment to the job or the manner of performing it consistent with the requirement to provide reasonable accommodation to the disabled. With or without accommodation, the essential functions must be performed. Employees unable to accomplish any functions may request reasonable accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Qualifications

Certifications

Must possess a current Oregon State Nursing license. Must also possess a current CPR certification, which is renewed annually. ACLS, PALS.

Education

Graduate of an approved School of Nursing. Advanced education is desirable. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred. Minimum of three years of clinical experience.

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location OREGON-PENDLETON-ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule S-S

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0117604