Port Townsend, WA, USA
15% Hourly Wage Increase in Lieu of Benefits
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Per Diem House Supervisor
Jefferson Healthcare, Port Townsend, WA
Job #154 2020
Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) is looking for an Per Diem (up to 16 hrs/week) House Supervisor to join our team at Jefferson Healthcare - as soon as possible! This is a unique opportunity to join a team that is committed to providing the best quality of care in a community hospital setting. We have a tight-knit team that is committed to providing the very best customer service doing a little bit (a lot) of everything. Our next team member first and foremost has a sense of humor and makes the job fun. They are also driven, an independent self-starter, and flexible - sometimes you have to get things done on a moment's notice. We love where we work and we are excited to introduce it to you! **Please apply with a current resume and cover letter for full consideration.*
House Supervisor - GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Serves as a liaison. On point to ensure a strong collaborative relationship through the hospital. Collects and analyses data on patient admissions, transfers and bed availability in specified clinical areas to improve patient care and maximize bed utilization. Administratively responsible for hospital operations in the absence of Administration.
House Supervisor - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for coordinating all nursing care within the hospital during an assigned shift
Coordinates patient by assignments and staffing mix
Knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and caring based on identified age specific needs
Maintains a safe environment in which nurses can learn to be autonomous and empowered decision-makers
Shares the role of planning, organizing, and evaluating clinical patient care, staff education, and professional development
Functions as a facilitator, resource, and consultant for personnel
Knowledgeable in medical-surgical, cardiac, emergency, and obstetrical nursing
Knowledge of nursing principles, policy and our mission, vision and values
Ability to manage and coordinate staff, visitors, physicians, and patients' needs in a professional manner
Understands and applies the principles of teaching and learning
House Supervisor - SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:
Able to work as an RN on an as-needed basis
Actively participates on Hospital committees and teams
Attends appropriate community meetings
Assists with training as requested
House Supervisor - EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Current Washington state RN license in good standing
ACLS, BLS and PALS or PEARS, VPI (Violence Protection) required
NRP, AACN, CEN, or Medical Surgical certification preferred
At least five years of nursing experience in an acute care hospital
One year intensive care experience, emergency nursing or obstetrical nursing preferred
Demonstrated evidence of leadership, creativity, integrity, initiative, and communication skills
Experience as a staff mentor/ coach in a previous leadership role required
Strongly preferred experience: Current or very recent clinical experience, preferably in ICU or ED, showing progressive years of increasing responsibility and nursing leadership.
Who We Are
Jefferson Healthcare is one of the Top Employers on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula and in close proximity to Seattle, Victoria, BC and Vancouver. We are a DNV accredited, 5 Star rated 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with six rural health clinics and a wide scope of specialty services; we provide exceptional care for more than 25,000 residents of East Jefferson County. We have numerous accreditations and awards and are recognized as Achieving Best Care by the Washington State Hospital Association.
Port Townsend has been named as one of the coolest small towns in America ... with good reason. There are festivals almost every weekend, endless recreational/hiking/skiing/sailing activities, great places to eat, and a strong and vibrant community feel. National Geographic calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle" and we continue to receive awards year after year, such as 50 Safest Cities in Washington (Safewise.com), and 16 Best Places to Live in the US in 2015 (nearby Port Angeles by Outdoors Magazine). Come check us out!
Per diem position, up to 16 hours per week. Shifts and days worked may vary based on need but shifts expected to be 12 hours. Position will remain open until filled.