Nurse Supervisor

 
Position: Nurse Supervisor

Job ID: 149072

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCP PEDIATRIC MEDICAL GROUP

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pediatrics Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over 50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance.   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 Nurse Supervisor – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will supervise and direct clinical staff, as well as gather information and provide direct care to patients.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Supervise and evaluate clinical staff to ensure optimal job performance
  • Direct clinical staff in the provision of patient care
  • Schedule staff based on practice, need, and budget
  • Monitor patient flow throughout the practice
  • Identify, recommend, and initiate long-range improvement plans for patient care
  • Follow guidelines such as CLIA/COLA and OSHA
  • Communicate clearly to the staff
  • Submit paperwork in accordance with TCP policies
  • Conduct educational in-services on a regular basis
  • Participate in interdisciplinary meetings to promote the adjustment and continuity of patient care
  • Assist provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations and testing
  • Document all interventions
  • Complete treatments and labs when suggested by provider
  • Handle communication between the staff and parents
  • Keep rooms stocked with necessary supplies and notify the Practice Manager of needed equipment
  • Participate as a member of the care team
  • Coordinate patient care by following up on lab results, ER visits, etc
  • Collect patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information
  • Gather each patient’s vital signs, BMI, height, weight, current medications, and any adverse reaction for the patient’s record
  • Administer medication as directed
  • Identify parents eligible for the Vaccines for Children Program and follow procedures for accurate documentation management for the state-run program
  • Maintain the integrity of medical supplies in accordance with the Infection Control guidelines
  • Respond appropriately in emergency situations
  • Verify provider order
  • Handle and process all specimens with special attention
  • Prepare reagents appropriately and perform required reagent checks
  • Participate in quarterly proficiency testing programs
  • Assess each patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer prior to initiating referral
  • Complete paperwork and documentation for authorized referral within 2 business days


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma (or GED) and graduation from an accredited school of nursing is required
  • License as a Registered Nurse and certification in Basic Life Support is necessary
  • 1 year of experience as a staff nurse or LVN is required
  • 1 year of supervisory experience is preferred

 



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