Welcome to Hi-Desert Medical Center, where youï¿½ll benefit from:
ï¿½A 59-bed acute primary care facility offering you and your family first-rate health care close to home
ï¿½A wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice services, and a variety of community outreach programs
ï¿½A dedicated team of quality, caring, health care professionals
The role of the administrative supervisor is to assist physicians, employees, patients and visitors with issues that require assistance at the supervisory level. Aid in patient care and assist employees as relief coverage for rest and meal breaks.
Coordinates staffing for nursing in acute patient care areas. Assigns nursing and ancillary staff to nursing unit is according to patient care needs and competency of staff.
Communicates to nursing and hospital administration matters requiring immediate action. Communication is timely and appropriate.
Assures contract staff has appropriate credentials, orientation and evaluation date completed. Audits registry invoices and approves for payment. All data required for use of contract staff and services is complete.
Promotes professionalism in staff and fosters teamwork on all units. Responsible for rounding on all acute inpatient units within the hospital at least 3 times per shift or more if necessary.
Maintains current nursing practice through attendance at education programs, seminars or continuing education.
Assures nursing license is current, with no lapse in documentation as well as in good standing with the state board of registered nursing.
Demonstrates competence in caring for patients in the areas of infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations. Patients/families will be treated with compassion, dignity and respect at all times. May need to accept and care for patients when absolutely necessary due to decreased staffing or in an emergent situation.
Accountable for the safety of staff, patients and visitors and follows the service excellence standards set forth by the hospital.
Ensures that departments operate within or above guidelines that are established by regulatory/review agencies. Demonstrates a clear understanding and compliance of Title XXII, The Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements that are applicable to the departmentï¿½s key functions.
Manages nursing staff of the acute patient care hospital and infusion clinic.
Staff receives clear decisions and communication that supports the organizational strategic plan and is consistent with sound management practices.
Makes rounds throughout the acute care hospital serving as a nursing administrative supervisor and resource staff.
Completes death packets on expired patients, makes timely notifications to donor alliance and the coronerï¿½s office.
Acts as a pharmacy liaison after normal business hours, weekends and holidays when a pharmacist is not on campus.
Maintains current knowledge and understanding of the policies and procedures of the hospital and serves as a valuable resource for all staff.
Rounds on patients, families, and staff. Resolves issues in a timely manner and performs service recovery when necessary.
After hours, weekends, holidays will assume the role of incident commander, making the initial notifications to administration, until the proper assigned individual arrives during a mass casualty or emergency to assume the role of incident commander.
Moderate physical effort (lifts and carries up to 50 lbs.)
Frequent prolonged standing/walking
Manual dexterity and mobility
Contact with patients and families under a wide variety of circumstances
Exposure to unpleasant elements ( accidents, illnesses, injuries, possible death)
Handles emergency or crisis situations
May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases, as well as blood borne pathogens
May have to perform emergent care for patients and families
Requires judgment/action which could result in the death of a patient
Subject to numerous interruptions by phone calls, visitors, staff etc.
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Minimum Education/ Certification and / or experience:
Required - Associate Degree in Nursing, Preferred - Bachelorï¿½s Degree in Nursing.
5 yearsï¿½ experience as an RN in an acute care setting
Previous nursing supervisory experience preferred
Current California Registered Nursing license, current ACLS, PALS and BLS certification
Primary Location: Joshua Tree, California
Facility: Hi-Desert Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005028933
About Hi-Desert Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.