RN-House Spvr PRN (2925)

at LifePoint Health in Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

The Nursing House Manager is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities of the total patient care services during his/her assigned shift. In the absence of the Administrator and/or designee, the Nursing House Manager has the authority and responsibility for administrative decisions and appropriate notification of the Administrator-on-Call.

Essential Functions of this position include:

Carries out hospital/nursing policies, procedures and standards

Visits all patient care units to ascertain condition of patients, evaluate staffing needs and provide support to caregivers

Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors

Administers the effective distribution and utilization of personnel employed during the respective shift

Coordinates and evaluates services rendered by and to all departments during the respective shift on an ongoing basis

Keeps the Nurse Executive, his/her representative and/or the Administrator informed regarding circumstances or situations which have or may have serious impact

Informs personnel on ensuing shift regarding condition of patients, follow-up actions required and any special conditions

Participates and assists in the planning and providing of in-service education programs within the hospital or other meetings, seminars or institutes conducted outside the hospital

Evaluates and documents performance of employees as indicated and communicates this information to the Patient Care Manager

Assumes the duties as outlined in the Emergency Preparedness Manual

Follows Pharmacy protocols for obtaining drugs when the Pharmacist is unavailable

Evaluates accuracy of staffing systems

Ensures that appearance and personal conduct are professional at all times

Maintains patient confidentiality at all times

Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and JCAHO regulations.

Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding operations, fire, safety and infection control.

Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directives to personnel

Minimum Education

Associate’s degree

Bachelor’s degree – Preferred

Required Licenses
[Mississippi, United States] Registered Nurses
Must have a current Mississippi Registered Nurse license or a current Compact State Registered Nurse license

Required Skills

Beginning October 1, 2019, new hires and current employees, with an expired Crisis Prevention Training (CPI), will be required to obtain Handle with Care certification. If employee does not have a current Handle with Care at time of hire or transfer, then employee will have six months from day of hire, or transfer, to obtain, or update, Handle with Care certification.

Must have an updated American Heart Association approved Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). If employee does not have a current ACLS, or PALS at time of hire or transfer, then employee will have six months from day of hire, or transfer, to obtain, or update, ACLS, or PALS certification. If employee does not have a current BLS at time of hire or transfer, then employee will have one month from day of hire, or transfer, to obtain, or update, BLS certification.

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Organization: Bolivar Medical Center

Title: RN-House Spvr PRN (2925)

Location: Mississippi-Cleveland

Requisition ID: 7422-2925

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Job Posting: JC177718534

Posted On: Feb 12, 2021

Updated On: Sep 28, 2021