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PRN Nurse House Supervisor - Nights 2/8/2020

Methodist Sugar Land, TX

Sugar Land, TX
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Summary

The Operations Administrator (OA) acts independently to provide operational oversight and leadership throughout the organization. The OA is responsible for leadership in unforeseen situations, makes timely decisions that directly impact patient care, and ensures timely and effective communication and collaboration among departments. Provides clinical guidance in the management of patient care, staffing, and interpreting and implementing established policies and procedures.

Refer to departmental "Scope of Service" and "Provision of Care" plans, as applicable, for description of primary age groups and populations served by this job for the respective HM entity.

oProvide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:
-INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
-COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
-ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
-RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
-EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
oFocuses on patient/customer safety
oDelivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
oProvides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
oIntentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
oInvolves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job

Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

PEOPLE - 30 %
1.Assigns available personnel, assesses triage assignments and makes appropriate modifications during the shift as necessary. Plans and coordinates staffing needs for the next shift and assesses needs for the following shift
2.Communicates organizational information and all aspects of administrative and clinical practice in a respectful and positive way while interacting with staff.
3.Facilitates the promotion of teamwork; participates and/or leads and facilitates department process improvements as requested
4.Supports policy adherence and provides disciplinary measures as needed.

1.Demonstrates successful conflict resolution in a timely manner with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members. Demonstrates professionalism and consistently models excellent customer service skills. Ensures staff are engaging in key customer service behaviors
2.Coordinates and expedite the admission/discharge, transfer and bed control process to optimize patient flow
3.Oversees the activity in hospital operations.
4.Manages administrative issues effectively, informs and documents pertinent information to Executive On Call, executive staff, directors and managers
5.Troubleshoots problems and/or issues regarding patient/family care, visitors, and facility issues on off shifts and weekends.
6.Partner with public relations to manage outside media.

1.Responsible for monitoring and analyzing work methods, staff scheduling and make appropriate adjustments, to assure a high level of service quality and cost effectiveness
2.Monitor and facilitate smooth and timely patient flow to ensure customer satisfaction and process efficiency
3.Maintains awareness/responsiveness of all emergency codes and disaster preparedness, coordinating when critical situations occur.

FINANCE - 15 %
1.Provide bed assignments support as needed with designee
2.Manages bed closures and staffing allocation/cancellations to optimize efficiencies and reduce overtime.

1.Serves as a mentor/preceptor and actively participates in hospital quality, service and governance councils, making recommendations for improving working relationships within and across departments/units, committees, performance improvement plans and quality improvement initiatives

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

RN with BSN - Current incumbents will have 3 years to attain a Bachelor s degree, no later than December 31, 2021.
Master s Degree preferred.

o5 years of hospital experience

oTexas RN license or temporary TX RN license, should obtain permanent license within 90 days. Compact license acceptable according to current Board of Nursing requirements.
oCurrent AHA BLS Certification
oMagnet-accredited leadership certification within 12 months of eligibility
oACLS preferred

oDemonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations.
oSufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
oAbility to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.
oExhibits good listening skills
oAbility to work independently
oAbility to analyze and solve problems
oSkills in developing and maintaining interpersonal relationships as required in the operating environment
oKnowledge of the industry
oAbility to work with information technology applications


Work AttireYes/No
Uniform No
Business professionalYes
Other (dept approved) No

On-Call* No (for Non-Exempt or Exempt jobs)

*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (i.e. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc) regardless of selection above.

May require travel within No
Houston Metropolitan area

May require travel outside No
of Houston Metropolitan area

**Travel specifications may vary by department.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community. APPLY.


At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

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5,001-10,000 Employees
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