Supervises, manages and coordinates activities of nursing personnel on evening, night, and weekend shifts to maintain continuity of care 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the absence of the Unit Directors / Directors. Supervises and directs patient admissions, discharges and transfers on off shifts for appropriate placement of patients according to acuity level, skill mix required, census and staffing levels. Assumes administrative responsibility for the hospital in the absence of an administrative team member by coordinating hospital services and decision making in areas that impact nursing services. Collaborates in developing and attaining nursing leadership goals. Assumes other duties as needed by the organization.
Successful completion of Reid Hospital orientation and competency based skills appropriate for the job. Individual performance and competency based skills are maintained through ongoing assessment of competence and educational activities. Written exempt evaluations are done on an annual basis, reviewed and approved by Administration (CEO/CNO). Must maintain competence in BLS after initial training. ACLS/PALS trained every two years by attending a “Reid” specific mini educational course provided by Education Department (certification not required). A calm, pleasant, professional demeanor is expected. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with all staff, physicians and departments. Must be committed to Patient Satisfaction and Patient Safety. BSN preferred. 5 years nursing experience preferred, with 2 year’s experience at a management/supervisory level in an acute care facility preferred. Must demonstrate leadership qualities. Must demonstrate interest in professional, community and national current events and self-development. Expected to maintain and increase own knowledge through both formal and informal education resulting in a positive influence on the quality of nursing practice and promotion of a learning environment for staff, patients and family. Demonstrates knowledge of and stimulates use of current nursing research/health care trends. Licensure in the State of Indiana as a Registered Nurse is required. A “Registered Nurse” bears primary responsibility and accountability for nursing practices based on specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill derived from the principles of biological, physical, and behavioral sciences.
This position will work 7:00p-7:30a. Will work 50% of the weekends and holidays. Flexibility with schedule is important in this position.