Center City, Philadelphia, PA
Management function: This includes executing specific goals and actions around planned change and organizing patient care delivery. This involves appropriately assisting with staffing functions which might involve participation with recruiting, interviewing and orienting staff, staff development, and team building functions. The supervisor also provides assistance to the manager in areas such as managing conflict, disciplinary action, delegating, communicating and facilitating collaboration; controlling which includes performance reviews, fiscal responsibility, quality control, legal and ethical control and professional and collegial control.
Leadership role: The supervisor is expected to demonstrate abilities to listen and understand staff in genuine ways which promote their autonomy, decision making and delegation skills. This includes keeping an open mind without judgment, dealing with ambiguity, paradoxes and complex issues, honestly sharing critical challenges with all. In addition, this involves clearly articulating quality goals and outcomes.
- Facilitates reporting structures for effective communication among shifts.
- Assures that patient care is provided based on nursing and rehabilitation theories and Joint Commission and CARF standards with the goal of restoration of health and function.
- Monitors quality of nursing care delivery. This is accomplished by assuring that the safety and well being of patient population and staff through consistent diligent evaluation of patient care needs and safety measures and staff assignments.
- Assures that nurse rounding is completed on a consistent basis. This includes rounding with the nurses as well visiting with patients to assure their satisfaction with nursing care
- Assures the safety and well being of patient population and staff through consistent diligent evaluation of patient care needs and safety measures and staff assignments.
- Responsible for communication with clinical nurse managers and nursing support services coordinator regarding staffing based on approved staffing matrix.
- Contributes positively to promote recognition and reward to those led by acknowledging staff of excellence through thank you cards and other recognition program initiatives.
- Assesses and audits designated nursing measures and makes appropriate changes based on results that are action oriented.
- Completes communication reports to designated groups following required content.
- Completes performance reviews as delegated in a timely manner.
- Adjusts staffing based on census, sound clinical and satisfactory financial parameters.
- Applies staffing processes and protocols into automated scheduling system.
- Contributes positively to promote recognition and reward to those led by acknowledging staff of excellence through thank you cards and other recognition program initiative
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:
- Active, unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
- Bachelor of Science in nursing required or current enrollment in a BSN program.
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
- Current licensure as a Professional Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for a minimum of 2 years required, 5 years preferred.
- Certified in Rehabilitation Nursing preferred. CRRN required when eligible within one year of appointment.
- Certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (BCLS) required and ACLS (ACLS certification should be obtained within 6 months of employment.
- Minimum of two years experience as an RN practicing in an acute rehab or hospital setting within the last 3 years of application.
2. Nursing management experience preferred. This experience can be either cumulative in a similar position or related positions such as relief or interim supervisor, charge nurse roles.
Conditions of Employment
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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