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Registered Nurse - House Supervisor

Company: Onward Healthcare
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Duties: Through multi-disciplinary collaboration and prioritization, accountable for proactively driving timely admission, discharge and transfers of patients (incl. first case on-time start and room turnover), ensuring optimization of admission, length of stay, and discharge processes. Ensures frontline staff understand plan of care for the shift and work effectively with ancillary teams within the unit to solve and escalate issues, as needed. Supports the bedside nurse in accessing resources related to care planning, care plan documentation, and engagement of the member, family and patient in the care plan. Holds employees and contract staff accountable for complying with regulatory requirements and established policies and procedures during their assigned shift. Understands the operational requirements of Collective Bargaining Agreements and their applications to daily operations, staffing and scheduling, and staff management. Understands scope of practice for staff. Utilizes KP Health Connect to manage patient population, using hospital and safety net dashboards and unit reports/lists daily. Ensures completion of chart reviews to meet regulatory requirements. Provides increased leadership visibility in Leader Rounding every shift. Actively engages in real time patient rounding, support, coaching, and mentoring of patient care teams. Accountable for preparing a staffing plan for the unit and requesting staff during daily PCS staffing calls; validates projected census (admissions and discharges) and ensures appropriate nursing care hours are deployed to deliver patient care hours, within regional recommendations for utilization targets. Directs the allocation of competent staff against clinical demand in the area of responsibility to ensure appropriate level of member care. On occasion, asked to provide direct patient care to relieve nurses for breaks or due to staffing shortages on the unit.

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred. Current California RN license required. Certifications: BLS and ACLS required. Two (2) years of relevant clinical nursing experience relevant to given dept and two (2) years clinical leadership or supervisory experience; Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, The Joint Commission, and other local, state, federal regulations. Demonstrated strong interpersonal communication skills.

Position Summary: Supervises front-line clinicians and staff on one or two inpatient nursing units providing patient care services. Oversees patient flow throughout the unit in collaboration with the RN House Supervisor and other nursing leadership team members. Ensures staff provide high quality, accessible, cost effective care, and patient focused services to members across the continuum, which comply with local, state, and federal requirements. Implements and maintains clinical standards of care and practice.

Ranked as the fifth most popular place to live in America, it's no wonder that traveling health care professionals enjoy packing their bags for San Jose. Once a sleepy orchard town, the prosperity of Silicon Valley has transformed this area into a thriving city of fine restaurants, great shopping, world-class arts and culture, a state-of-the-art light-rail system and plenty of big-city excitement.

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

Keywords: Onward Healthcare, San Jose , Registered Nurse - House Supervisor, Other , San Jose, California

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