Catholic Health Initiatives Manager House, Nursing Administration, Sts Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Manager House, Nursing Administration, Sts Mary and Elizabeth Hospital


7pm - 7am, Full Time

Job Summary / Job Purpose

Responsible for providing leadership, managing ongoing nursing operations, coordinating effective patient throughput and bed utilization and serving as resource to all hospital managers for assigned shift. Functions as an onsite liaison and resource person for nursing, medical, administrative, and management staff. Communicates and collaborates with all hospital departments and outside agencies in problem resolution to promote effective and efficient hospital operations. Ensures care provided is based on defined standards of patient care and accepted nursing practice.

Essential Functions

Coordinates staffing to ensure adequate daily staffing in adherence to productivity standards

Supports the Access Center by rounding frequently to ensuring TeleTracking is up-to-date and all available beds are reported.

Maintains authority to direct employees regarding patient flow prioritization

Facilitates communication with all providers regarding patient throughput

Serves as liaison to ancillary departments to promote timely patient diagnostic turnaround

Assists Access Center with prioritization of patient placement

Collaborates with Nurse Managers to facilitate timely discharges

Implements diversion avoidance and capacity alert plans, as indicated per facility policy

Procures supplies and equipment needed for patient care

Attends all codes (Blue, Gray, Stroke etc.) and MET calls and provides direction as needed per facility policy

Handles confidential issues and information and escalates appropriately to the Administrator on call

Assists with clinical tasks as requested

Coordinates and assists clinical staff in implementing patient death protocols according to policy/procedure and facility processes

Assures safe working conditions are maintained in the patient care areas. Promotes patient safety utilizing the national patient safety goals as a guideline

May serve as incident command during disasters, as needed

Supports the management team and instills accountability in the staff

Assists Nursing Directors with organizing and implementing new programs as requested

Assists in policy and procedure development and review

Assists with Service Recovery efforts when following up on patient/family complaints

Makes decisions quickly and accurately

Compiles a shift report and keeps required logs and documentation per facility guidelines

Assists with performance evaluations and competency assessments, practice validations, as requested

Carries out other duties as assigned


Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

Graduate of an approved accredited school of nursing

Current RN license in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

BSN Required

BLS and ACLS Required

NIHSS must be obtained within first 3 months of employment

Experience (required and preferred)

3 years RN experience required, Charge RN experience preferred

Job Director/Manager/Supervisor


Daily Schedule 3

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0179788

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.