Job Description


Monterey, CA

Per Diem

Work Hours: Varied shifts

9/6/2019

Position Summary

The Administrative Supervisor reports directly to the Director of Nursing Administration and assists in the identification, solving of problems related to patient care and organizational issues, and oversees bed planning activities. The Administrative Supervisor is a resource person, acting in an administrative capacity in the absence of the hospital department managers, and has the authority to make administrative decisions for the organization in the absence of department managers and hospital administration.

The Administrative Supervisor is pro-active in managing capacity and patient flow, monitors surgery schedule and ED volume for planning, works direct with physicians to complete admissions and discharges promptly and with staff to facilitate discharge timeliness and bed turnover times.  Uses High Census protocol to activate additional resources.  Remains calm and professional when dealing with difficult customer situations, has an ability to de-escalate situations and listen objectively to assist in resolving issues, and provides the highest level of customer service. Must be able to direct clinical staff in support of Code responses. Is a vital member of the team with the understanding that covering sick calls and time off requests within the department is a team responsibility.

Experience

Must have acute care hospital experience within the past three years and possess management or charge nurse experience within the past three years. Critical care experience is desired. Ability to cultivate relationships within all departments, exhibit integrity and initiative, and is poised, mature, and professional. Ability to prioritize easily and quickly. Communicates with discretion: confidently and effectively with superiors, peers, and subordinates. Moderate computer skills required.

Education

Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Master’s degree preferred.

Licensure/Certification

Must be currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the State of California. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. ACLS certification must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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