Job Description


St. Joseph Medical Center in The Heights opened as an extension of Houston's first hospital - St. Joseph Medical Center in downtown Houston. Linked to the services and physicians of the main campus, St. Joseph Medical Center in The Heights was opened to serve the growing communities that had for too long been without healthcare at home. Campus is located at 1917 Ashland, Houston 77008.

JOB SUMMARY:
In collaboration with Nursing Leadership, the Shift Supervisor oversees the operations of Patient Care Services evenings, nights, and weekends. Visits all the patient care units daily to evaluate patient care issues and assists Resource Nurse/Clinical Nurse with patient care and managerial issues. Facilitates the resolution of customer service issues and inter and intra-departmental problems concerning utilization of supplies and equipment. Authorized to act in the absence of the Chief Nursing Officer, during duty hours (evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays). The House Supervisor on duty administers the disaster plan until relieved by the Administrator on Call or designated member of the Hospital Administration. Participates in Performance Improvement teams, projects or committees as directed. Manages bed placement.

Services available at The Heights:

Emergency Department:

  • 7 beds
  • Imaging
  • Lab
  • Pharmacy

Inpatient Care:
  • 48 beds
  • 4 Operating Rooms
  • 1 Endoscopy Suite

Outpatient Care:
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Outpatient Surgery
  • Special Procedures Room



Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Work Experience:
Two or more years of clinical nursing experience in an acute care facility during which managerial and teaching abilities have been demonstrated.

License/Registration/Certification:
  • Current RN licensure issued by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas.
  • Current BCLS-HCP certification.

Education & Training:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. 
  • Management courses are preferred.

Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate with physicians, health team members, patients and families.
  • Computer skills - word processing - electronic mail
  • Able to communicate effectively in writing.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES / WOMEN / VETERANS / DISABLED


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