Under the supervision of the Vice President of Nursing, the Nursing Supervisor is responsible for providing supervision of nursing services throughout the hospital. This individual assumes functional authority for the management and administrative responsibilities of the department of nursing and the hospital during the evening/night hours weekday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates commitment to quality patient care.
Demonstrates emotional maturity and stability.
Must be trustworthy in safeguarding confidential information.
Encourages personnel participation in reporting and monitoring unsafe unit conditions.
Participates in appropriate departmental and organizational meetings. Represents department and hospital at internal and external meetings and functions as requested.
Assists staff and family when a patient death occurs.
Collaborates with physicians and other departments to coordinate patient care.
Advises and assists nurses in administering new or unfamiliar treatments.
Encourages the use of the nursing care plan as the basis for delivery of nursing care.
Supports the organizational commitment to cost containment.
Assumes responsibility for own continuing education and developmental needs, seeks to enrich personal knowledge, growth and skills in management and clinical care of patients.
Participates in Quality Assessment and Improvement as requested.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
At least three (3) years of Medical-Surgical, Critical Care or Emergency Room nursing experience required.
Current Pennsylvania license as a registered professional nurse (RN). BCLS certification required. ACLS certification required within 6 months after employment. PALS certification preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Employee performs within the prescribed limits of the hospital’s Ethic’s and Compliance program. Is responsible to detect, observe and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, or, upward through the chain of command, Director of Legal Compliance or hospital hotline.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Travel required. The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
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programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.