Patient Care Supervisor – Neurology (RN Required)
- Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
- Shall demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to the quality management system by:
- Promoting the use of the process approach and risk-based thinking:
- Engaging, directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the quality management system requirements;
- Promoting improvement.
- Plans individualized nursing care to meet the holistic age specific needs of patients in, but not limited to Neuro/Surg.
- Demonstrates continued professional growth.
- Contributes to the Neuro/Surg Unit’s growth and performance through hospital-system initiatives cultivating nursing involved Evidence Based Practices.
- Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion, and respect for patients, families and visitors.
- Supports and validates Hourly Rounds.
- Under the supervision of the Director, competently manages employee related complaints, issues and concerns to optimize the work environment in, but not limited to the Neuro/Surg. This will be demonstrated through, but not limited to, the following (refer to McLeod Health Patient Care Supervisor Competency):
- Independent Policy Review
- Personnel File Review
- Unit Specific Tasks
- Clinical Audits
- Assigned Leadership Classes
- Access Control Applications for the Neuro/Surg Unit
- Identifying and Accessing Resources for the Neuro/Surg Unit
- Employee Engagement Expectations
- Supervises and ensures use of appropriate health and safety equipment to protect both patient and staff in, but not limited to Neuro/Surg Unit.
- Ensures compliance with established Neuro/Surg Unit standards, policies and specific standards of care, coordinating patient care activities for assigned shift.
- Performs Patient Care Management duties in maintaining an organized workflow and open communication including: development and evaluation, Performance Improvement and staffing patterns during assigned shift.
- Under the supervision of the Director, oversees staff responsible for performing nursing care specific to the Neuro/Surg Unit, but not limited to:
- Emergency Management
- Patient Safety Initiatives
- Patient Satisfaction Initiatives
- Patient Privacy
- Patient Education
- Handoff/Bedside Report
- Electronic Medical Record Documentation
- Carrying out Physician Orders
- Admission, Discharge, and Transfer of Patients
- Patients’ Full System Assessment(s) and Reassessment(s)
- Medication Administration to include, but not limited to the following unit specific medications: Heparin, Antiepileptic medications, Raskin protocol, Mestinon, IV Solumedrol, IVIG, Blood Pressure medications, Antiplatelet agents, Anticoagularnts, and Antidotes for Heparin, Ativan, and anticoagulants.
- Blood and Blood products
- Waive Testing
- Infection Control Precautions
- Prevention and care of Hospital Acquired Conditions.
- Caring for patients with, but not limited to, the following unit specific needs and/or conditions: Myasthenia Gravis, Parkinsons, Alzheimers, Dementia, ALS, CIPD, Multiple Sclerosis, Transverse Myelitis, Optic Neuritis, Epileptic Seizures, Stroke, Paraplegia and Quadriplegia, and Gillian Barre Syndrome.
- Participates in managing fiscal responsibility of the unit.
- Fosters interdepartmental and collaborative relationships.
- Performs all other duties as they relate to this position.
Hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Th- 10 hour shifts(1p-11p or 2p-midnight)
- Minimum 1 year of nursing experience
- Must possess a valid SC license- RN, BLS
Florence, SC, United States