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RN Supervisor - Specialty Hospital, 7a-7p, 12 hrs/wk

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Lincoln, NE
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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Job Title:  RN Supervisor                                              
Job Code:  100057

Status:  Hourly + Great Pay (up to additional $8 shift differential plus significant nursing pay incentives!)                       
 
DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW
 
Responsible for using clinical data and various assessment tools to plan, coordinate and evaluate results of interventions to provide rehabilitative patient care.  Assesses and re-assesses patient condition and progress towards goals, reports changes to physicians, appropriate team members and family. Utilizes critical judgment for day to day shift assignments and managing resources.  Work will be performed in an ethical and legal manner following organizational policies, processes, protocols and procedures. Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for Madonna as a whole, including upholding the mission and values for the department and facility.

           
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
(INFORMATION)
  1. Complete and analyze patient care assignments based on patient census, acuity, needs, staff qualifications and competencies and to promote continuity of care.
  2. Compute, analyze, and coordinate personnel information to optimize delivery of patient care during designated shift.
  3. Implement physician orders to provide holistic approach to patient care.
  4. Coordinate, compile, analyze and record  patient information to establish and evaluate patientâ??s progress toward goals and executing the nursing plan of  care.
  5. Analyze and coordinate research data to contribute current information to patientâ??s plan of care.
  6. Coordinate program and facility policies, procedures and job descriptions to ensure quality patient care delivery.
  7. Documents personnel, patient, family, and visitor issues, interventions, and plan of corrections
  8. Collects quality assurance data, analyzes data, implements improvement plans as assigned by supervisor
  9. Collects data for internal research projects, coordinates research activities as assigned by supervisor. 
(PEOPLE)
  1. Supervise, mentor, and instruct departmental staff, students, and new employees to ensure quality care, as well as compliance with standards.
  2. Develops rapport with staff, patients, families, and other health care providers to arrive at decisions for the benefit of patients in an interdisciplinary setting through goal setting, progress reporting and being a patient advocate.
  3. Mentor staff to provide quality patient care on a daily basis, as well as through meetings and individual performance appraisals.
  4. Demonstrate a high level of clinical expertise, mentor and educate to ensure continuous clinical improvement.
  5. Communicates with patients and families by providing clinical updates,, progress towards goals and responding to their physical and emotional needs. .
  6. Assisting with patient care on a day to day basis. Provides education to patient and families by explanation, demonstration and supervised practice to enable patients to be as independent as possible.
  7. Follows instruction from supervisor to perform other functions as assigned in order to achieve the goals within the department and clinical services system.
  8. Collaborates with all departments to obtain necessary support services for patients.
  9. Assist staff in evaluation of patients to ensure that proper care and ancillary departments are utilized for patient outcome.  These departments may be but not limited to pharmacy, x-ray, therapies, lab, etc. 
  10. Collaborate with the administrator on call for situations that place the facility at risk.
  11. Assist employee health nurse with employee health issues, triage injuries and implement interventions.
  12. Reference for weather warnings, disaster, and code responses. 
(THINGS)
  1. Setup, maintain and assure a safe environment for the department.  Maintain and operate all necessary medical equipment and perform required duties according to established safety standards to maintain compliance with regulations and prevent injury.
  2. Coordinate procurement of essential patient care equipment and supplies when purchasing and central services are closed.
THINGS)

A. Setup, maintain and assure a safe environment for the department.  Maintain and operate all necessary medical equipment and perform required duties according to established safety standards to maintain compliance with regulations and prevent injury.

B. Coordinate procurement of essential patient care equipment and supplies when purchasing and central services are closed.

C. Be able to operate personal computer for clinical documentation and review, word processing, e-mail, policies, procedures, and education training and testing. 

Medical equipment used on patient care units may include but is not limited to:
 
Ventilators                                                    
patient lifts, portable and stationary
scales
CPAP                                                                         
Accu-Chek                            
Oxygen regulators
thermometers                                   
Propaq
IV infusion pumps                                        
Enteral feeding pumps                                
Oximeter
Doppler                                                         
BVI scanner
Sequential compression pump                  
Telephone                                                    
Paging system
Beds, wheelchairs, stretchers
 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
 
Medium work with frequent lifting.  Manual patient transfer or reposition which does not exceed the equivalent of 35 pounds of force to lift, push or pull. Requires sufficient strength to produce 50 pounds of force to push a wheelchair with a 300-pound individual on level surfaces. Constant walking with maximum duration of up 30 minutes sustained walking on tile, carpet and other surfaces. Must tolerate frequent standing with sustained periods of up to 1 hour on tile, carpet, and shower surfaces. Must tolerate frequent sitting with sustained periods of up to 1 hour.  Frequent reaching with both arms at low, waist, and high levels. Frequent grasping of both hands for transfers and repositioning requiring normal grip strength based on national averages. Frequent stooping, bending, and twisting are required for patient care. Constant near visual acuity to evaluate and monitor patients.  Ordinary hearing and speaking skills.  May be exposed to biohazardous materials. 
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)
 
Must possess current Nebraska R.N. licensure. Requires current CPR for Health Care Provider/CPR for Professional Rescuer certification, two years experience in hospital, geriatrics or community health nursing required or demonstrated leadership skills within a position at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital. 
 
Background checks are conducted.  When specific authorization forms are requested so that full background and history can be obtained, employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.


















































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