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House Supervisor (Per Diem)

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: House Supervisor

Responsible for the coordination and management of patient care. The role includes primarily dealing with patient care issues, staffing matters, supervision of the nurses, other staff and handling administrative responsibilities. This position is mainly one of supervision, leading and directing a team of nurses and other staff in the duties of patient care and related work. The House Supervisor decides where new patients will be admitted or assigned after surgery and procedures, and is the primary point of contact for outside organizations or entities that have question or concerns regarding the hospital. The House Supervisor is responsible for all activities of nursing administration in the absence of the Directors and/or CNE and has the first line authority in the absence of hospital administration.


  • Education: Graduation from accredited program of nursing.
  • Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse with current state licensure along with current BLS, ACLS, and PALS training. MICN required.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years continuous clinical experience in a critical/acute care setting with at least 2 years of recent management experience preferred.

    Essential Functions:

    • Demonstrates a leadership role through clinical practice, effective supervision and teaching.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of processes performed on clinical units and functions as clinician to assure patient care needs are met
    • Understands and effectively implements the staffing system. Assists in keeping nursing man-hours within agreed upon limits in the nursing budget while providing quality nursing care.
    • Coordinates the admission, discharge and transfer of patients in collaboration with other Directors.
    • Performs clinical quality improvement activities such as patient satisfaction,
    • Physician satisfaction, and staff satisfaction surveying as necessary. Identifies and implements corrective actions as necessary. Monitors the annual quality indicators for compliance to standards.
    • Possesses the knowledge of growth and development of appropriate patient populations.
    • Maintains the responsibility for professional growth and development.
    • Keeps Chief Nursing Executive and Directors informed of any unusual concerns, situations, events or conditions relative to staff, patients, families or physicians.
    • Expedites any issues or concerns to appropriate clinical leader utilizing their chain of command.
    • Recommends changes in nursing department organization, plans, programs, operating standards, policies/procedures based on assessed needs of the department, hospital and community
    • Assists in the overall operation of the hospital through active participation in projects aimed at achieving the hospital's mission, and incorporates the values of the hospital in day-to-day activities.
    • Assists in the selection of equipment, supplies and goods for the running of the hospital and the caring of the patient with the goals of quality and cost efficiency.
    • Communicates with staff and physicians on administrative issues and follows-up on issues until closure.
    • Responsible for adequate numbers of staff on a daily basis.
    • Evaluates staff competencies and intervenes to maintain quality.
    • Participates in selecting outside sources for needed services.
    • Conducts performance reviews of staff and assists in the development of staff in collaboration with the Education Coordinator.
    • Assists staffs in problem-solving work issues, and adapting to the focused patient care environment.
    • Delegates appropriately to non-licensed staff in keeping with job descriptions, licenses requirements and standards of practice.
    • Participates in peer review.
    • Maintains and develops own professional competencies.
    • Maintains and promotes a team spirit through active cooperation and collaboration.
    • Assists in interdepartmental service coordination.
    • Assists in directing and guiding staff in the coordination of unit operations.
    • Assists in all aspects of care in the environment, such as dietary, housekeeping, infection control, and supply and equipment management.
    • Attends 80% of in-services and departmental meetings.
    • Help provide staff to other areas of the hospital when needed.

      At Bakersfield Heart Hospital, our patients are family. Healthcare is constantly evolving, our growing organization is devoted to ensuring that each person in our care feels safe. Our world-class team of driven, passionate healthcare professionals are always focused on service excellence and providing top quality care at the bedside. If you share our values, we want to hear from you!

      Competitive Pay. Full Suite of Benefits.

      Bakersfield Heart Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our team members and patients. Therefore, we require that all team members receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October - March each year), etc. as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Keywords: Surgery Partners, Bakersfield , House Supervisor (Per Diem), Other , Bakersfield, California

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