Weekend RN Supervisor

at The Brook Hospitals

Louisville, KY

Posted on Sep. 14, 2017

Full Time

$23.00– $32.00 Hourly

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory care centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Since 1985 The Brook Hospital has been offering hope to individuals, families, and communities. The Brook offers two outstanding hospitals in Louisville, Kentucky, KMI & Dupont. The Brook is the leader in providing quality mental health and addiction treatment services. Our commitment to care includes developing integrated delivery systems through partnerships with medical surgical hospitals, community mental health centers, educational institutions, managed care organizations, local health professionals and agencies. The Brook Hospital will strive to set the standard for excellence in the field of behavioral health care and will maintain its leadership role by treating each patient as a respected individual of our community.

The Brook Hospital is currently seeking a Nursing Supervisor for Weekends to join our team

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Education requirements- Registered Nurse Licensure through KBN. (This is not an LPN position)

Experience requirementsOne (1) year supervisory/management experience preferred

QualificationsThe Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the administrative and clinical supervision of nursing staff. The Nursing Supervisor has administrative responsibility for the clinical and non clinical staff assigned to evenings and weekends. This position reports directly to Chief Nursing Officer and works in conjunction with Administration to ensure that the best clinical judgement is utilized when problems/issues arise.

Responsibilities-Demonstrates knowledge of actions, indications and contraindications, side effects, correct dosages and routes, and nursing implications of drugs in the administration of medications and seeks appropriate intervention for the side effect
-Responds with therapeutic interventions to disruptive behavior disorders
-Observes and interprets each patient’s behavior, demonstrating an understanding of psychiatric concepts, diagnoses and developmental stage
-Accurately assesses patients in crisis and takes appropriate action to insure patient’s safety
-Completes comprehensive nursing assessment and initiates nursing interventions within 8 hours of admission
-Evaluates nursing care given to assigned patients and revises treatment care plans as needed
-Can evaluate information provided by patient/family regarding previous history, allergies, symptoms, etc., as designed on the nursing assessment
-Intervenes in medical emergencies including proper notification of administration, physicians, primary therapist, and family
Documents events to include follow-up/resolution in progress notes and variance report.

SkillsAssumes primary responsibility for the maintenance of a safe, secure and orderly hospital environment on evenings and weekends.Flexibility is required to full-fill the responsibilities of the position.

Work hours9am-9:30pm Supervises every other weekend (12 hour shifts) and picks up as RN on unit 2 days per week 8 hour shifts

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