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Company: CareWell Health
Location: East Orange
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

Promotes and restores patients' health by developing day-to-day management and long-term planning of the patient care area; directing and developing staff; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staffs; providing physical and psychological support for patients, friends, and families.

Essential Functions

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization
  • Assess patient care requirements on each unit, by making rounds in the Emergency Department (ED), and all other areas of the hospital (according to departmental need/activity)
  • Assess the acuity of care required by patient the patients
  • Develop and implement staffing plan for shift based on patient acuity, patient census and available staff.
  • Serve as a resource to staff for solving clinical problems.
  • Assist staff to efficiently utilize staffing resources to meet patient care requirements and other professional responsibilities.
  • Provide for immediate follow-up, documentation and communication of incidents to appropriate manager and director.
  • Respond to emergency situations (Code Blue, etc.) and assists as necessary.
  • Act as a resource in identifying and/or solving administrative/operational problems-
  • Anticipate actual/potential problems that may occur on their shift and sets shift priorities accordingly.
  • Work collaboratively with nursing and ancillary staff to solve problems in a fair, consistent manner.
  • Contact representatives of departments not presently in the hospital for assistance with problem solving, timely and appropriately
  • Report to the administrator-on-call significant incidents and problems such as:
    • unusual patient or family problems or concerns
      • physician concerns
      • borrowing or lending of major equipment
      • major damage or utility outages
      • security problems
      • public relations or media events
        • Assumes responsibility for hospital wide operations, administrative and clinical practice during assigned tour of duty
        • Ensures staff compliance to hospital, divisional and departmental policies, procedures and standards
        • Coordinates, directs and supervises the practice of nursing personnel on the clinical units
        • Role model for customer service goals and objectives.
        • Promotes positive work environment. Identifies employees behavior that does not support customer service standards
        • Oversees EMTALA regulations are observed properly
        • Keeps Administrator-On-Call informed of appropriate situations occurring in the hospital
        • Insures the confidentiality of all information related to patients and employees are maintained
          Reports factual information to Nursing Manager.

          Other Duties

          Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

          Minimum Education/Certifications
          Graduate of an accredited program in nursing or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred.

          Current Registered Nurse license to practice in the state of NJ.

          Certifications required: BLS (American Heart Association). ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support preferred.

          Minimum Work Experience
          Three to five year's management experience preferred.

          Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: Must be willing to work holidays, weekends and provide additional coverage as needed

Keywords: CareWell Health, East Orange , Supervisor, Other , East Orange, New Jersey

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