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Registered Nurse Supervisor (Per Diem) - (26901)

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Registered Nurse Supervisor (Per Diem) - (26901)

Facility Name
Arbour Hospital
JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing Management
Job Description

At Arbour Hospital, we work diligently and compassionately to provide patients and their families with high quality care and service excellence across a continuum of specialized services. We’ve proudly served the residents of greater Boston and the Commonwealth since 1909. Our medical staff consists of psychiatrists who average 20 years of practice at our facility, providing a solid and trusted foundation for our overall patient focused approach.

Arbour Hospital is an important community resource for a wide range of crucially needed psychiatric healthcare services. We provide level of care assessments to ensure that those who need treatment can find appropriate placement. Our hospital also offers inpatient treatment and a strong continuum of community-based programs, including at area schools, outpatient services and day treatment centers. We treat primary mental health and addictions disorders and constantly strive to meet the needs of our communities with services that address individualized behavioral health needs.

The RN Supervisor (Per Diem) is responsible for work on the units and is for staffing, patient flow, and day to day clinical operations in addition to continued management functions including but not limited to, hiring functions, mentoring staff and counseling actions; a role that combines leadership and clinical patient care. The position is to cover nights, weekends, holidays, vacations ect.

Job Requirements
  1. Attends intershift report on each unit at least once a month.

  2. Conducts rounds a minimum of twice per shift.

  3. Exchanges relevant data with peers, Program Directors, and Nurse Executive via memo, communication book, direct contact. Attends meetings which address patient care issues as requested by Director of Inpatient Services.

  4. Gives thorough change of shift report to oncoming Nursing Supervisor, detailing patient, staff and administrative issues.

  5. Supports hospital-wide philosophy emphasizing performance improvement process and patient safety initiatives i.e. Arbour Hospital’s restraint reduction program, adherence by RNs to P&P re: medication administration. Ensures that incident reports are completed when indicated and follow up is comprehensive and directed to either QI or the appropriate Unit Manager for further investigation.

  6. Attends monthly Department Heads/Supervisors' meeting when feasible. Directly communicates pertinent data to CEO, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Department Heads, and physicians as needed

  7. Facilitates appropriate level of care of newly admitted patients via consultation with Intake Coordinator

  8. Assures compliance of Policies and Procedures related to emergency codes (i.e., Red, Green, Yellow, and Blue) and completes documentation requirements in a timely manner.

  9. Obtains necessary medications during off-shift hours in absence of pharmacist

  10. Facilitates operations of physical plant in absence of Environmental Services staff.

  11. Acts as liaison with community resources such as police department, fire department, other medical facilities.

  12. Reviews clinical data with nursing personnel by discussion of patient care issues on a daily basis. Ensures that all episodes of restraint/seclusion are reviewed by the clinical team by completing a code green monitor for each episode.

  13. Assists staff to formulate, evaluate and revise individualized treatment plans by utilizing both individual and group modes of supervision

  14. Provides clinical supervision for designated staff.

  15. Evaluates staff performance by direct observation and collaboration with peers. Provides verbal and written feedback to employee on an ongoing basis.

  16. Completes performance evaluation for staff he/she is identified to evaluate by date evaluation is due.

  17. Is knowledgeable of and follows policy and procedure for counseling or disciplinary action.

  18. Encourages a professional demeanor in other staff by continuously exhibiting a high standards of professional behavior.

  19. Shares clinical knowledge and expertise with staff through formal and informal discussions.

  20. Provides unit coverage to facilitate staff attendance at scheduled educational offerings. Ensures assigned staff MED compliance as Audited by monthly review by DIPS.

  21. Updates clinical knowledge for staff through sharing of information obtained in journals, conferences and educational seminars as appropriate.

  22. Reviews master schedules for his/her shift and succeeding 2 shifts daily to ensure conformance with staffing patterns. Contacts DIPS to review staffing variances in order to assist DIPS to monitor concurrently

  23. Reallocates staff daily in accordance with established staffing patterns based on patient care needs.

  24. Replaces sick calls, assists other managers in filling scheduling needs on weekly schedules

  25. 11-7 Nursing Supervisor develops and coordinates a staffing schedule for his/her shift on a monthly basis.

  26. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility in staff allocation as measured in supervisory meeting and budget review.

  27. Initiates his/her professional development on an ongoing basis.

  28. Meets hospital attendance and punctuality policies.

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