Capital Health Systems, Inc
Pennington, NJ, United States
Administrative, Healthcare, Nursing
Sep 18, 2021
Jan 01, 2022
Position #: 5184
Functions as the liaison to administrator on call. Supervises and coordinates all activities of Regional Medical Center or Hopewell campus (as assigned) in absence of senior management team. Assumes responsibility for patient care and hospital administrative functions on evening and night shifts. Collaborates with Patient Care Managers, other department managers and/or Executive Managers to ensure safe, quality care for all patients. Acts as resource person for patient care issues. Identifies problems and deficiencies and works to achieve change.
Assists staff in identifying clinical and administrative priorities.
Uses guidelines established by public relations department in communicating with outside agencies and media.
Follows and practices procedures as outlined in emergency preparedness procedures and department specific procedures.
Reports any unusual activity or emergency to administrator on call. Investigates incidents and accidents in order to ensure appropriate and accurate response, action, and documentation is performed.
Communicates and disseminates information and direction as requested on their tour of duty.
Exercises discretion and judgement to evaluate clinical and administrative solutions in conjunction with nurse manager and nursing staff. Works collaboratively to facilitate distribution of available resources. Initiates a plan of action and follows through appropriately.
Coordinates nursing staff with activities during their tour of duty. Coordinates staffing and reviews staffing patterns for next shift. Consults with the nurse managers and directors with regard to staffing and scheduling issues and needs.
Makes rounds throughout hospital to assess quality of nursing care and to determine needs for individual units. Communicates concerns to appropriate staff. Responds to patient concerns.
Responds to emergencies and codes and coordinates activities in accordance with CH policies and procedures.
Makes effective operational decisions based on the Nurse Practice Act, Code of Nursing, NJ State, Federal, OSHA, and CHS policies and procedures. Ensures patient's right to confidentiality.
Assumes an active role in identifying staff issues, counseling staff, and addressing employee grievances according to established policies. Works to achieve resolution efficiently and quickly. Collaborates with nurse manager to provide oversight for new employees.
Performs other duties as assigned and possesses a willingness to adapt to changing departmental demands.
Graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSN required, Masters preferred.
Five years Registered Nurse experience including two years of experience in a leadership role, i.e. Assistant Nurse Manager, Nurse Manager, Coordinator, Supervisor, Team Lead, or Charge Nurse. (Charge Nurse duty credited as one year leadership experience for everyfour years of Staff RN experience during which charge duty was performed.)
Possesses excellent organizational, interpersonal, conflict resolution, and verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and ability to respond quickly in a fast paced environment. intermediate to advanced computer skills.
AHA ACLS-Adv Cardiac Life Supp,AHA BLS - Healthcare Provider,FIT Mask Test,Registered Nurse - NJ
Frequent physical demands include: Walking Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Standing , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities , Keyboard use/repetitive motion Continuous physical demands include: Taste or Smell , Talk or Hear Lifting Floor to Waist 15 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 10 lbs.
Effective September 7, all employees and medical staff at all Capital Health locations will be required to be vaccinated or subject to weekly testing, as required by the Governor of New Jersey's recent Executive Order 252.
Capital Health Systems, Inc
Website : http://www.capitalhealth.org/