RN Supervisor PD Rotating
Company: Metrowest Medical Center
Posted on: September 19, 2023
MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care
system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is
committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a
location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system
includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in
Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center
has been named to the 2019 America's 100 Best Hospitals List by
GENERAL SUMMARY: Under general supervision, exercises judgment
within established guidelines to provide the administrative support
needed to coordinate and direct the activities necessary to provide
quality services to patients of all ages. Provides guidance and
makes decisions on issues concerning budget constraints,
appropriate placement of patient admissions and staffing resources,
legal matters, crisis intervention, and continuing education.
Ensures quality and safe delivery of care to patients in the
following age groups: All ages; Neonate; Infancy; Toddler;
Preschool; School age; Adolescent; Adult; Geriatric.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates clinical problem solving abilities and ability to
function in emergency situations in a knowledgeable and effective
manner. Will facilitate proper use of equipment by staff delivering
care and patient placement and determine the need to mobilize or
adjust additional staff and/or beds. Conducts rounds of all patient
care areas frequently and communicates with staff. Is responsible
for the centralized staffing program and adjusts staffing coverage
to meet patient care needs if required. Defines expectations to
staff for accurate reporting with emphasis on problematic patients.
Collaborates with health care team to ensure comprehensive patient
care through timely assessment and intervention. Provides
leadership and direction to the nursing staff until a member of the
medical staff assumes responsibility in an ACLS situation per
Hospital policy. Serves as a resource person for all staff.
- Supports the organizational, departmental, and unit goals and
- Supports the staff in the change process by providing
information and rationale for change.
- Collaborates with Nurse Manager or designee to assure
facilitation of education plan or assigned shifts.
Takes proactive approach in developing and maintaining a positive
image with the public and health care team members. Demonstrates
initiative and good judgment in reaching decisions, knowledge of
the job, and key requirements for each position. Independently
identifies opportunities to offer additional support to staff. Will
make managerial and clinical judgments in assigning duties. Takes
immediate action in disciplinary situations and communicates
actions to the appropriate Nurse Manager in a timely manner. Works
closely with the Nurse Manager and Directors to support the
orientation process. Completes quarterly and annual report,
documenting pertinent information about staffing, morale, or any
nursing issue, that can be utilized by nursing operations to
address these issues in an effective manner. Encourages open
communications by utilization of various methods to foster a
positive, professional environment. Develops and utilizes a central
communication process with Nurse Managers and Directors. Assumes
administrative responsibility in the absence of Hospital
Administration and appropriately identifies when to notify the
Administrator on Call of problematic situations.
Is responsible for the nursing personnel budget for the designated
patient unit and all use of per diem and overtime in staffing
units. Flexes to census, cancels agency personnel, approves
- QUALITY IMPROVEMENT/DEVELOPMENT/SERVICE
Understands own role in the Hospital and unit based Performance
Improvement Program. Adheres to Hospital and unit safety plan and
is responsible for incident reporting and follow-up. Follows
Hospital policies and procedures and supports staff in adjustments
to policy changes.
- PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/EDUCATION
Maintains BLS and ACLS certification. Participates in committee
activities of the Department of Nursing Services and assumes
responsibilities incurred. Maintains attendance at mandatory
Onboarding Process: Please be advised that candidates must
successfully complete a background check and pre-employment health
screening which includes a drug screen.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired
through a Bachelor's Degree in nursing. Current licensure as a
registered nurse in Massachusetts. Minimum of three years' critical
care experience preferred.
- Previous management experience preferred.
- Patient care environment.
- Moderate to heavy lifting; prolonged standing, walking,
bending, and stooping.
- Potential contact with blood and body fluids.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job.
They are not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities,
knowledge, skills and abilities associated with the
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant's or employee'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.
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