OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR (RN) - Nursing Administration - Casual - Evening/Night in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

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Job Description

Works under the supervision of the Director of Patient Care Services and is primarily responsible for providing clinical/patient care support, supporting efficient patient throughput, maintenance of standards, and assuming the administrative role in crisis/disaster situations. Additionally, the Operations Supervisor acts as a resource to facilitate timely and effective problem resolution in overall hospital operations for all departments and provides functional support for departments where these departments are closed. The incumbent in this position provides support for care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Performs other duties as assigned. Responds to and manages difficult patient care problems and unplanned or emergent events in cooperation with the staff while maintaining standards which ensure quality care. Promotes and maintains communication with nursing, medical, and management staff. Facilitates the process of hospital-wide operations in collaboration with the Unit Manager/Charge Nurses. Assists in the resolution of problems regarding patients, families, physicians, staff and takes appropriate follow-through action. In the case of drills and disasters, coordinates efforts of all departments, communicating clearly, and tactfully. Acts as a professional role model and leader for staff including communication to appropriate manager of staff performance issues. Identifies the need for revision of, or the creation of policies, procedures, standards, or practice guidelines for the enhancement of patient care. Participates as a member of Nursing Management to identify and implement the goals and objectives of the service.

Job Requirements

Experience/Specialized Skills:At least three years of nursing experience with demonstrated excellence in clinical nursing practice and leadership preferred..

Required Certification/Registration:Current California RN license. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS.

Required Education/Course(s)/Training: BSN degree preferred.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.