House Supervisor (RN) - Scottish Rite (Weekend Option Split):
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

20941-en_US
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta Georgia
Healthcare
Description

Requisition #:  20941     
Name of Location:   Scottish Rite
Work Schedule:  Rotating Weekend
Employment Type:  Weekend
Work Days:  Saturday; Sunday 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides first-line administrative and clinical operations support for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Assists in preventing, reducing, and controlling risk exposures. Provides proactive patient/parent/legal guardian representation and advocacy.

EDUCATION

  • Associate’s degree in Nursing

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Georgia Registered Nurse license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • 5 years of experience in nursing or a healthcare field
  • Knowledge of hospital operations, activities, and previous leadership experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience in pediatric nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Demonstrated ability in integrating pathophysiology, psychology, and sociology into the pediatric clinical setting
  • Leadership ability such as coaching of individuals, decision making, problem-solving, and conflict resolution
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, diplomatically and with good judgment
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

Administrative Resource

  1. Provides support, problem-solving, coaching, and policy/procedure interpretation and compliance.
  2. Demonstrates effective communication skills and makes sure that members understand key messages and strategy, being sensitive to how messages may be received and adjusting message accordingly.
  3. Has knowledge of hospital policies and procedures and seeks out appropriate resources for policy interpretation as needed. 
  4. Solves problems with minimal assistance.

Emergency Management

  1. Attends codes and significant events and lends support to ensure proper procedures are followed.
  2. Provides feedback to appropriate administrative team member.
  3. Provides assistance in a code setting, maintains crowd control, and can provide assistance to others when codes occur. 
  4. Demonstrates working knowledge of other types of code situations, e.g., code pink, code red, code white, and code green. 
  5. Functions as administrator on call in event of a disaster until designated administrator on call arrives. 

Fiscal Responsibility

  1. Assists in maintaining departmental budget within established fiscal guidelines.
  2. Participates in cost containment measures. 
  3. Maintains equipment and supplies, utilization of staff on a shift-to-shift basis, and time management.

Patient Representative

  1. Functions as patient representative when Patient Representative is not available and documents and communicates actions and needed follow-up.
  2. Responds to parent concerns, compiles complaint information, and leaves follow-up for Patient Representative.

Patient Throughput

  1. Serves as administrative resource in collaboration with Transfer Center to facilitate patient throughput.  
  2. Facilitates census meetings with emphasis on interdisciplinary discharge planning, rounds frequently at least three times per shift, and updates bed status on bed board. 
  3. Demonstrates up-to-date knowledge of bed status readily.
  4. Manages patient flow effectively in hospitals with accountability for achieving patient flow outcomes across the continuum of care.
  5. Collaborates with physicians, interdisciplinary team, hospital leadership, and staff to facilitate efficient, effective, and safe patient flow, removing or escalating barriers to appropriate leader.
  6. Coordinates hospital staffing needs and facilitates decision making with clinical leadership at all levels to ensure maximum capacity and patient safety. 

Professional Development

  1. Demonstrates involvement in and support of learning to enhance professional growth and clinical expertise.
  2. Completes mandatory education, department-specific competencies, and required in-services by due date and documents attendance on education record.
  3. Maintains certifications and licensures. 

Quality

  1. Supports and participates in continuous assessment and improvement of quality of care and service provided.
  2. Participates in and reports opportunities for quality improvement activities.   
  3. Demonstrates ability to answer most questions that occur and seeks out resources as needed.
  4. Manage the day to day operations of the staff, including but not limited to: work assignments, task management, time tracking/management, and on-the-job training.
  5. Take an active role in coaching and mentoring the team to ensure continued employee growth and success both on the team and at the broader CHOA organization.
  6. Assist manager with employee performance evaluations and hiring decisions.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Nursing - Nursing-Bedside

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

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