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Texas Health Resources Administrative Supervisor in Bedford, Texas

Administrative Supervisor (PRN)

We’re looking for qualified Administrative Supervisors like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health HEB: 1600 Hospital Parkway Bedford, TX 76022

  • Work environment: Nursing Operations

  • Work hours: PRN (As Needed) Night Shifts

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.

Qualifications

Education

  • Associate's Degree nursing required And

  • Bachelor's Degree nursing preferred

  • Other - CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency required

Experience

  • 5 years experience as a clinical nurse with previous experience as a charge nurse or similar leadership role (i.e. Charge nurse, committee chair, preceptor) required

  • 3 years emergency and/or critical care nursing preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • RN - Registered Nurse upon hire required And

  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support 90 days required And

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required And

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training 60 days required

Position Responsibilities

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Administrative Supervisor will

OPERATIONS/LEADERSHIP

  • Represents facility administration after business hours and on weekends

  • Promotes shared decision making through collaborative/consultative relationships with nursing administration, department leadership, general nursing staff and other department staff

  • Rounds throughout the facility on a frequent (at least 2 times/12 hours shift) and consistent basis

  • Acts as a central source for information for all staff

  • Serves as a resource for problem solving, decision-making, and policy interpretation, consistently making judgments based on reliable critical thinking and that are evidence-based

  • Collaborates with patient care leadership to facilitate resolution of staff and patient needs

  • Responds to emergency situations such as Codes and RRTs

  • Responds to emergency, rapid response or clinically complex events and serves as a clinical leader during the emergency situations. Assures that resources are allocated to meet the patient/visitor needs and the evaluation for the code is done promptly.

  • Communication with other care providers is timely, accurate, and complete

  • Demonstrates a positive, supportive role when a change is being introduced and implemented

  • Guides staff through various steps of change and positively reinforces their efforts

  • Role models the THR Professional Practice Model and Promise Behaviors.

PATIENT THROUGHPUT/BED MANAGEMENT

  • Facilitates appropriate utilization of beds, assuring that patient needs, diagnosis, and acuity are appropriately matched to the unit scope of service, level of care and assigned nursing competency/skill

  • Utilizes bed tracking systems and other methods to meet timely assignment of beds and minimal delays, where applicable

  • Assures that resources are allocated to care for admitted patients waiting in the ED for a room to become available, rounds on these patients frequently to assure that appropriate level of care is being delivered and implementation of admit orders is not delayed

  • Coordinates and approves appropriate transfers from other facilities in a timely manner through Patient Logistics Transfer Center

  • Attends all bed management meetings as appropriate for the shift worked

  • Troubleshoots issues and barriers to expedient placement of patients

CUSTOMER SUPPORT/PATIENT EXPERIENCE

  • Responds to patient, visitor, and physician concerns

  • Mediates conflicts between care givers

  • Facilitates conflict resolution amongst family members of patients as necessary

  • Serves as a patient advocate including implementation of Service Recovery (HEART) activities when indicated

  • Demonstrates cultural awareness communication and decisions

  • Demonstrates supportive skills in supporting patients and families at the end of life

HUMAN RESOURCES/STAFF DEVELOPMENT

  • Supports units with staffing variances and coverage based on unit/acuity staffing plan

  • Informs unit management of staffing or human resource concerns

  • Rounds on unit or departments consistently

  • Assists with facilitating meal breaks

  • Calls for help from Central Staffing or Hospital/Neighborhood staffing

  • Is vigilant for the possibility of mandatory overtime, assuring that it does not occur

  • Mentors and supports staff

  • Supports staff compliance to human resource policies

  • Clarifies and supports all policies governing behaviors and on the job injuries

  • Assists in orientation and development of staff and new leaders

  • Keeps staff informed of new developments, new policies, and other change issues

  • Communicates observations and concerns about staff performance to managers and directors

  • Serves as employee health after hours/weekends

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Continues professional education and growth through formal and informal means

  • Seeks learning opportunities for professional growth and role enhancement

  • Continues to develop nursing knowledge and skills as well as management and leadership knowledge and skills

  • Active participation in Nursing/Hospital Committee

  • Complies with hospital policies, the Nurse Practice Act, and the ANA Code of Ethics

  • Promotes and demonstrates the professional image of nursing in demeanor, appearance, attitude, and behavior

  • Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication

  • For Central Staffing Administrative Supervisors, requirement includes deployment without exception based upon entity demand

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

  • Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve those processes

  • Incorporates evidence-based practice and research to monitor and continuously impact outcomes

  • Provides evidence of participation in process improvement activities

  • Assumes responsibility for/participates in projects to improve care

  • Works one-on-one with other departments to resolve issues

  • Has a strong knowledge-base of regulatory standards, identifies non-compliance during rounding, and initiates correction as appropriate

  • Participates in TJC constant readiness activities

  • Enforces staff adherence to safety goals in care delivery. Safety checklists/quality controls are completed are required.

  • Models the use of High Reliability Organization (HRO) tools in everyday practice and situations and encourages staff to do the same

  • Assists with the development of and serves as a resource to others for new systems and entity-based initiatives. Supports ongoing support of these changes.

Why Texas Health

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make this a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

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