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Administrative House Supervisor - Nursing Admin

Company: Sutter Care at Home
Location: Davis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Directs the operation and supervises personnel in all departments on shifts when management staff are not
present in the facility. Oversees staff to ensure patient/ family care is delivered according to the Sutter
Difference standards.

Principal Accountabilities
Community - Adheres to organizational and legal guidelines when dealing with others, including external
agencies, non-Sutter facilities, media, law-enforcement. Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter
Health and the community in all actions.
Finance - Functions as an effective financial steward in all actions/ decisions, including those related to
patient or family/ employee/ physician satisfaction, staffing and utilization of equipment and supplies.
Identifies when floating between units is necessary and has the authority to adjust staffing numbers and/ or
mix to meet planned and unplanned patient care needs.
Growth - Actively oversees management of the patient/family plan of care throughout the hospitalization to
achieve optimal transition and progression toward discharge for patient/family. Documents shift events for
administrative review. May coordinate admissions, transfers and discharges and have accountability for
patient/bed placement.
People - Represents Nursing/ Hospital Administration in their absence. Supervises all nursing units and is
ultimately responsible for and in charge of all hospital operations in the absence of department managers,
supervisors and Administration. Oversees the activities of the health care team in a professional manner and
according to the Standards of Excellence. Consistently promotes a positive work environment.
Quality- Oversees patient care operations to ensure the consistent delivery of quality, evidence-based patient
care services to all patient populations served. Applies and/ or adheres to hospital policies and procedures,
state and federal regulations and facility/ TJC standards to achieve the best possible patient and family
outcomes. Manages process (legal/ ethical/ physical) upon patient death: notification, pronouncing and
release to proper authority. Ensures supportive spiritual/ social/ psychological/ physical/ environment for
family members.
Service - Serves as a clinical and operational resource to the nursing staff and other departments to ensure
provision of optimal/ culturally appropriate/ collaborative care and services to patients and families. Makes
high-level decisions concerning patient care, internal conflicts and chain of command issues, properly
documenting risk management issues. This may include QARs, disciplinary action, sentinel event
management and other risk management interventions. The incumbent serves as the identified liaison with
physicians, families, other departments/ administration and community agencies.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration
Requires a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or an equivalent combination of formal education, clinical experience and management experience in an acute care environment is required.
Must have current CA RN license. BLS is required. ACLS preferred. Certification in specialty area preferred.

Knowledge
Must have thorough knowledge of the administrative and clinical areas supervised with special emphasis on
hospital and nursing standards of patient care. Must be well versed in hospital and medical staff organization
and structure; fluent in medical terminology to include diagnostic and operative procedures. Must have
comprehensive knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements, including The Joint Commission
(TJC), Department of Health Services (DHS), and Title 22 specifications. Knowledge of policies and
procedures required to access Pharmacy and dispense drugs during hours when the Pharmacy is closed.
Knowledge of drug/dose/route to provide safe administration of medications removed from Pharmacy when
Pharmacists are unavailable. Knowledge of medical records filing system and including legal requirements
with respect to HIPAA, TJC, Title XXII, PHI, COBRA and MediCare Conditions of Participation. Knowledge of
Central Distribution. Knowledge of Risk Management, Quality Improvement and Organization Policies/
rationale.

Experience
Leadership experience is required. Must have experience as an RN in acute care environment. Direct supervisory/management experience is required, as is typically obtained in approximately two - four years.
Seasoned experience in psychiatric nursing - preferably in an acute in-patient setting is preferred for the position at Sutter Center for Psychiatry.

Skills
Demonstrated competency in nursing management, hospital operations and human resources. Must have
well developed interpersonal skills and communication skills, including interpersonal, presentation, written and
verbal. Requires conceptual, analytical, and problem identification/ creative resolution skills in a complex
environment. Must be skilled in facilitating/ fostering teamwork. Requires flexibility and the willingness to work
flex hours and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Must possess computer skills and knowledge required
to support a nursing information system. Proficiency in the use of equipment in the nursing department
strongly preferred, and required within 6 months on the job. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and
support implementation of a patient-focused program in a healthcare setting. Must have excellent persuasion
and conflict resolution skills to facilitate positive outcomes without formal lines of reporting relationships/
authority.

Keywords: Sutter Care at Home, Davis , Administrative House Supervisor - Nursing Admin, Administration, Clerical , Davis, California

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