Clinical RN Supervisor, Cardiac Telemetry

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: Cardiac Telemetry
Hours: Full Time, 40 hours/week
Shift: Third

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Responsibilities

  1. Leadership:
    • Supervises staff assigned to their unit or center of excellence and demonstrates the ability to coach and mentor staff.
    • Operational leadership of shift including patient flow and assignment/adjustment of resources to meet dynamic changing needs throughout the shift.
    • Champion efficient throughput and capacity management.
    • Benchmark internal processes to improve practice.
    • Lead and implement operational improvement initiatives and assures compliance via staff coaching and mentoring.
    • Ensures staff behaviors supports and are consistent with the RITE Values, Missions and Vision of UC Health and University Hospital.
    • Provide transformational leadership as related to PFCC.
    • Assist with developing and revising of departmental standards, policies and procedures.
    • Staffing and scheduling responsibility for cohort of staff and shift.
    • Promote patient care safety standards.
    • Actively identifying opportunities for improvement in patient satisfaction, perform trials and report back to leadership on results.
    • Facilitate conflict resolution.
    • Empower staff to participate in decision making through shared governance/UBC.
    • Maintain, support and encourage others with professional development.
  2. Resource Management:
    • Demonstrates efficiency through the appropriate use of resources or supplies to support timely and effective delivery of patient care.
    • Identifies needs for specific equipment and ensures adequate and properly functioning equipment and supplies are available for patient care.
    • Identify operational needs for units including but not limited to needs related to capital equipment; medical supplies; office supplies; hours of practice; minor equipment; and equipment maintenance.
    • Participate in the new hire process: Shadowing process, selection and oversee specific staff orientation to maintain established standards of care and to ensure competency.
    • Specific professional development and coaching for assigned cohort of staff including quarterly rounding and annual performance appraisals.
    • Provides immediate counseling for staff when specific behaviors or incidents negatively affect patient care or the general work environment. Write up incidents.
    • Participates in the corrective action process.
    • Promote staff retention, team building/collaboration.
  3. Performance Improvement/Regulatory Requirements:
    • Ensure shift practice is in compliance with state and federal medical laws (EMTALA, HIPAA and House Bill 316).
    • Enforce and maintain corporate compliance.
    • Identify and oversee risk management issues.
    • Ensures staff compliance with established policies, procedures, standards and accreditation and licensing regulations.
    • Actively involved and engage staff in departmental performance improvement (PI) activities according to department PI plan.
    • Assist the manager in evaluation the quality of patient care and staff performance through:
      • Personal observation.
      • Facilitating quality improvement monitoring activities.
      • Interviewing patients/families/staff.
      • Reviewing documentation.
  4. Clinical Resource and Competency:
    • Clinical Resource and Competency:
    • Maintain hospital wide and department specific nursing competencies and completes annual competencies in required time frame.
    • Collaborate with the Department Educator and/or provides for orientation and educational needs identified in the department.
    • Function as a clinical resource for area of clinical specialty.
    • Promote the use of evidence based practice.
    • Assist in identifying and operationalizing best practices in the unit.
    • Facilitates ongoing staff professional growth.


Qualifications

EDUCATION:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science of Nursing is required

LICENSE & CERTIFICATION:
  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio
  • Current BLS certifications required.
  • Certification in Education and/or clinical specialty area strongly preferred.
  • If not currently certified, expected to achieve certification within 1 year of eligibility.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum Required: 2 to 4 years clinical experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Interpersonal communication style that is consistent with enhancing a learner-centered environment.
  • Evidence of continuing professional growth and recommended membership in a professional organization in area of specialization.
  • Demonstrates effective problem solving/decision making abilities.
  • Knowledge of practice requirements for RN, Medics, HUCs and PCA as mandated by the state or organization.
  • Evidence of continuing professional growth such as membership in a professional organization in area of clinical specialization; able to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Ability to work clinically in assigned unit.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While the position will work in a normal office environment, travel to the various hospitals and work locations will be necessary. Work hours will vary from time to time depending upon the needs of the business. Regular and predictable on-site attendance is required for this position.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment. Patient care unit Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.