Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Part-Time -- Patient Care Supervisor

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

Position Description:

Responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities related to patient care administered by the nursing staff during his assigned shift. Visits patient care units to ascertain condition of patients, evaluates staffing needs and provides support to care givers. Communicates with the appropriate Nursing Management staff member (VP of Patient Services, Directors of Nursing and Nurse Managers) about any circumstances or situations which has or may have serious impact to patients, staff or hospital.  In the absence of the Hospital Administrator and/or designee, the Supervisor makes decisions and appropriately notifies the Administrator on call. Maintains operational aspects of the hospital and patient care units in collaboration with nursing and hospital staff support services.  Contributes to nursing and the Hospital through support of philosophy and objectives, educational efforts, and research efforts. Carries out Hospital/nursing policies/procedures and standards.

Qualifications Required:

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing and currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Ohio. Minimum of two years of clinical experience in pediatrics with demonstrated management and leadership abilities; able to work under stressful situations.  Possesses good oral and written skills.  B.S.N. required. Demonstrates interpersonal relationships in a manner which enhances communication, promotes conflict resolution, and facilitates staff development. Current Health Care Provider BLS is required. PALS, NRP, ACLS or TNCC are preferred according to unit requirements.

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