House Supervisor -Full Time Night Shift
Company: Elizabeth Seton Children's Center
Posted on: November 19, 2019
Purpose of Your Position
To ensure, in collaboration with the Team Leader, that each
Neighborhood provide safe, appropriate and goal-directed care and
to provide support, supervision and guidance to direct nursing
staff. To ensure communication regarding communication of resident
status is consistent, objective and current. To assess resident
care issues and collaborate with physicians in emergent and acute
circumstances. To effectively maintain resident and family centered
care and communicate need for follow-up as appropriate. To seek
guidance regarding resident care, employee relations and /or family
issues to Team Leader, Administrator, Director of Nursing Service,
Administrator on call, and Medical Director, and others as
Position Functions and Responsibilities
- Understands ESPC Mission and Core Values and incorporates
values into daily practice.
- Continually strive to improve the organization's systems and/or
- Make decisions as a team to fulfill our mission, share
recognition, and learn from failures.
- Treat every resident, family member, and co-worker with
dignity, respect, and courtesy.
- Demonstrates professionalism and flexibility in all situations
- Represents the Pediatrics Center knowledgably and with dignity
when interacting with visitors or in the community.
- Creates and maintains an atmosphere of safety, warmth and
support which encourages residents/families and staff to achieve
their full potential.
- Provides staff with supervision, support and guidance necessary
to implement nursing theory and practice and provide safe,
appropriate goal directed care.
- Performs clinical evaluation for the physician on site and
reports clinical findings for medical decisions.
- Guides and supervises the nursing staff in the delivery of
nursing care, to ensure continuity of care and to evaluate the
quality of total care provided on the evening and night tours of
duty. Provides accurate, objective and thorough endorsement of
resident status to oncoming management and to clinical status
meetings when scheduled
- Initiates investigations of care issues and family concerns in
a timely and thorough manner. This includes, but is not limited to,
incident reports, medication errors and abuse and neglect
- Interprets policies and procedures for nursing staff and other
services. Provides education and training as needed regarding
policy and procedure.
- Provides input to Team Leaders on a regular basis regarding
employee performance on their shift, and intervenes as necessary to
provide coaching, counseling and/or progressive discipline .When
providing same follows all rules of regulations of the Center, the
SDOH and the 1199 bargaining unit.
- Takes responsibility to arrange coverage for scheduled shift if
unable to provide coverage as planned.
- Displays flexibility and willingness to assure house coverage
is provided when requested.
- Maintains accurate and clear records regarding changes in shift
assignment in accordance with rules of the Center and the 199
bargaining unit contract
- Uses SBAR and other tools, such as 24 hours report to
objectively document resident/family concerns
- Manages night medication cabinet and seeks solutions to obtain
medication for residents if needed.
- Attends management meetings as required, this includes
Operations Meetings and other Management Training as scheduled
- Rounds on Neighborhoods for the purpose of obtaining clinical
information on residents, to support and educate staff, to assist
with family issues and endorses complete information to next shift.
Promotes 24 x7 accurate, objective clinical and administrative
- Follow-up on status of residents transferred to other
facilities and reports follow up to oncoming shift, Team Leader and
- Communicates effectively with Center Departments regarding
resident/family needs on tour of duty and documents communication
in a clear and concise manner.
- Other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by
your supervisor, department director, and/or administrator.
Required SkillsEducation Requirements:
- Graduate of an accredited RN program
- B.S. N.; M.S.N. preferred
- RN in the State of New York
- BCLS certificate
- PALS certification preferred
- Completion of courses mandated for continuation of RN license,
(ex. Infection Control course; Child Abuse course.)
- Minimum of two years pediatric experience
- Minimum of three years' experience in supervision
- Experience in pediatric and adolescent chronic and restorative
nursing modalities preferred
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