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Nurse Supervisor (RN) Acute Med/surg - Acute Care

Company: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Supervisor (RN) Acute Med/surgFast-paced, high volume Acute Med Surg department is looking for a top skilled nurse supervisor. Is that you?

Work hours: Full Time Day shift, 4 shifts per week with flexible hours (36 per week total) and occasional charge shift (12 hrs on weekends, holidays, or inclement weather/crisis situations. )

Department highlights:

* Opportunities for educational and career growth
* Robust Unit Based Council (UBC) and engaged leadership team
* Fast-Paced, high-volume department
* Provides Leadership and clinical expertise to support the Acute Med/surg unit (35 bed unit). The Acute Med/Surg Unit cares for patients that are admitted with Acute Med/surg diagnosis, urology and peripheral vascular conditions
* This unit is known for it's teamwork and collaboration
* Focus expectations include staff support, staff development, exceptional patient care outcomes, accountability, career progression, and mentoring nursing students

Here's What You Need

* Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma required; BSN strongly preferred
* Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire
* Current BLS required upon hire.
* Current ACLS preferred
* Two (2) 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
* CMSRN preferred

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Nurse Supervisor

* Must be comfortable with autonomy, critical thinking skills - great communicator/collaborator with physicians, nurses, and staff
* Demonstrate a high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.
* maintain a positive, customer-focused attitude toward patients and staff
* possess a strong work ethic and always display a high level of professionalism and integrity

What You Will Do

* Creates shift assignments, initially and throughout the shift reflecting consideration of the nurse's skill level and patient's need.
* Effectively evaluate the services provided daily to ensure the patient's needs are being addressed to ensure a high quality experience. Conduct daily nurse leader rounds.
* Demonstrates advocacy for patients and staff.
* Responsible for assisting the manager/director with human resource management to include evaluations, coaching, mentoring, recruitment, retention, education, and orientation.
* Works with manager/director to control costs and manage department budget, productivity, and supplies.
* Facilitates patient/nurse assignments based on volume, acuity, and skill mix, and provides coordination of patient care on nursing unit while maintaining productivity standards.
* Facilitates patient flow for the unit.
* Provides continuous constructive feedback and timely performance evaluations to staff and participates in progressive disciplinary action process with Manager/Director and staff.
* Supports retention strategies and objectives and assists with recruiting and hiring of potential staff.
* Fosters an environment to promote patient and family centered care through purposeful hourly rounding, updated care boards, and leader rounds.
* Actively participates in unit based, department, entity and/or system committees and task forces.
* Leads or participates in required meetings.
* Demonstrates effective communication skills with families, patients, physicians and other members of the healthcare team.
* Works in coordination with other staff when unit activity dictates, monitoring patient care and providing direction to staff to promote quality outcomes, coordinates continuous improvement activities for the unit.
* Collaborates with physicians and other members of the healthcare team to promote safe individualized care as well as promoting accountability in enhancing the patient experience.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse

* Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.
* Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.
* Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).
* A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
* Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we've won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to #CB #LI-CR1

Keywords: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Fort Worth , Nurse Supervisor (RN) Acute Med/surg - Acute Care, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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