House Supervisor (RN)

 
Position: House Supervisor (RN)

Job ID: 158162

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Nursing Operations

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7p-7a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a House Supervisor -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will be responsible for ensuring seamless patient care and campus operations that fosters family centered care available on a 24 hour a day, seven day a week basis. You will be 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
  • Responds promptly to requests from the Transfer Center seeking approval for transfer/transport as evidenced by Transfer Center logs
  • Ensures appropriate and timely placement of internal and external transfers for all patients requiring admission
  • 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
  • Aids the nursing staff to visualize hospital needs outside of their own department in conjunction with feedback from the leadership teams in each unit
  • Responds promptly to all Pyros and works in coordination with the Houston/Montgomery Fire Department to determine the need for further escalation or clearance of the situation as evidenced by feedback from the Safety Office


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing required
  • RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact required
  • BLS from the American Heart Association required
  • 2 years nursing experience required


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