House Supervisor

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by providing leadership and assuming responsibility for the general direction of the hospital and departmental activities in the absence of Administration and individual department managers/directors. Monitor and maintain compliance of regulatory issues. Responsible for the role of Patient Placement Coordinator including, managing patient flow, appropriate bed assignments and facilitating intrahospital and interhospital transfers.
 
Job Duties
  • Oversee Bed Capacity Plan and open/close Flex Unit.
  • Respond to Patient Advocate and Condition H calls as needed
  • Admit DOA's to morgue. Communicate with Pathologist, Medical Examiners, Iowa Donor Network and Morticians.
  • Assist in obtaining medical equipment from Storeroom and Medical Store as needed.
  • Respond to codes/met calls and Trauma Alerts when available
  • Facilitate staffing throughout the hospital, assign pod staff
  • Facilitate intrahospital and interhospital transfers
  • Answer phones promptly, clearly, and respectfully
  • Assist in managing patient flow throughout patient's stay
  • Assign patients to appropriate bed, based on diagnosis and bed availability
  • Ensure that accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families, and co-workers at hand-offs and other times as needed. Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrate the ability to provide basic nursing care

  • Demonstrates the ability to think critically to make a sound and timely decision
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate and work effectively with others
  • Demonstrates proficient computer skills
  • Professionally provides customer service
  • Strong general nursing knowledge
  • Effective communication skills
Professional Experience
  • Prefer four years of clinical experience with 2 of the years in a clinical area at Mercy Medical Center.
Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Iowa required.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), in accordance with the American Heart Association guidelines required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Custom Patient Instrumentation preferred.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse & Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Patient Placement
Schedule: Part Time, Variable/Rotating Shifts, Primarily during the week, days or nights

Job ID: 80953

Posted 15 days ago

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