Position Summary: The House Supervisor is a licenses professional registered nurse with advanced clinical experience and expertise, advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills, and demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills. The House Supervisor is held to the same basic practice standards and professional accountability as the professional Staff RN. The House Supervisor oversees and coordinates patient care activities throughout the hospital on the assigned shift; directs professional and non-professional nursing personnel; participates in staff development and evaluation of staff on assigned shift; assists in direct patient care. The House Supervisor reports directly to the Chief Nursing Officer.
Qualifications, Education, Training, & Experience: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, baccalaureate degree is preferred, and be eligible to take the Idaho State Board of Nursing examination or to receive licensure by reciprocity. The House Supervisor will have documented advanced clinical and leadership experience in nursing. The House Supervisor must demonstrate competency performance of the House Supervisor core competency assessments (including the core nursing competencies for the appropriate nursing units) within 90 days of hire. The House Supervisor is to have and maintain all the same basic education credentials, certifications and competency assessments as the professional Staff RN. The House Supervisor is a member of the critical care nursing team and is expected to maintain competency in the critical care nursing units, post anesthesia care and have demonstrated/documented competency as an administrative representative. The House Supervisor must be competent to perform as a second nurse in all clinical nursing departments.
License/Registration: Current registered nursing license in Idaho or a compact state. Current Basic Life Support certification. Must be certified in Advanced Cardiac Life support, Pediatric Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation within 6 months of hire. TNCC training preferred. Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training (CPI) and attend skills fair required.
Population Served: Neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. All genders, race, ethnic, sociopolitical, demographic, marital and sexual preference groups, developmental and physical abilities, religions, and nationalities.
Physical Demands: Lifting, positioning, and transferring of patients. Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking. Lifts, positions, pushes, and/or transfers patients. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching. Must possess good manual and finger dexterity. Visual requirements include near and far acuity, depth perception, color differentiation, and focusing ability. Hearing, speech, and sense of touch essential. Occasional repetitive motion activities.
Environmental Conditions: Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne disease and other infectious diseases. May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements, i.e., accidents, injuries, and illnesses. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations; potentially violent or angry patients and families; emergencies and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours/shifts. Frequently required to function competently with multiple demands and tasks. May be exposed to noxious and potentially hazardous fumes.