House Supervisor (RN) - Nursing Operations - The Woodlands (7p-7a)

 
Position: House Supervisor (RN) - Nursing Operations - The Woodlands (7p-7a)

Job ID: 138353

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO EMERGENCY CENTER

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7p - 7a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a House Supervisor - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll be responsible for ensuring seamless patient care and campus operations that fosters family centered care. The House Supervisor is responsible for the facilitation of patient flow, appropriate placement of patient bed assignments, requests for patient transfers, internal as well as external, and appropriate nursing unit staffing.

 

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Responsibilities :

Ensures cost-effective and appropriate use of employee resources

  • Determine hospital wide patient flow and staffing needs as evidenced by actual staffing in collaboration with local leadership
  • Determine placement of float pool staff based on patient classification, census data and employee competencies as measured by appropriate distribution of the float pool each shift
  • Ensures appropriate and timely placement of  internal and external transfers for all patients requiring admission
  • Responds promptly to requests from the Transfer Center seeking approval for transfer/transport as evidenced by Transfer Center logs
  • Demonstrates strong effective interpersonal communication skills with patients, families and staff
  • Coordinates the patient flow/staffing meetings to determine unit staffing needs for the next shift, facilitate appropriate placement of patients, discuss discharge activity and the importance of facilitation of discharges and reporting room availability
  • Rounds frequently on all nursing units in order to ensure accurate information is communicated to Room Management regarding bed availability as measured by unit and Room Management feedback
  • Acts as a clinical resource for nursing staff and ancillary personnel
  • Aids the nursing staff to visualize hospital needs outside of their own department in conjunction with feedback from the leadership teams in each unit
  • Serves as the Clinical leader/resource to address hospital wide issues and events


Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • Current RN licensure with the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas is required 
  • Two (2) years of nursing experience is required
  • Certification in a specialty is preferred


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