Date Posted: 08/12/2019
Location: Allegheny General Hospital
Department: 9C Medical Telemetry
Status: Full Time
Shift: 72 hours every two weeks
Rotation with rotating weekends and holiday per policy
The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.
For decades, the hospitals of Allegheny Health Network have been providing people with exceptional healthcare, care that helps people to live healthy lives and care that we deliver throughout their lifetimes.
Since 1885, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) has offered medical care to Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas. What started with just 50 beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds. Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, ‘Erected for the benefit of mankind to save life, relieve suffering and conserve health’ by continually striving for outstanding patient experience and care. Allegheny General offers its patients many modern-day amenities, state-of-the art surgical suites, innovative technology, and advanced medical treatments, which are delivered by its world-renowned doctors in conjunction with exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and supporting staff.
Job Summary: Provides day to day supervision and direction for the clinical staff.
Unit based interdisciplinary team to support nursing function and achieve the best patient outcomes
Supportive professional development model and culture for all nurses to promote professional growth
Supervises staff, evaluates work, and recommends and implements approved disciplinary action.
Promotes a professional work environment through sound management principles and leadership skills.
Promotes cooperative problem solving, appropriate delegation, and the building of team spirit through individual counseling, and assumes responsibility for own professional development.
Ensures cost effective operations by scrutinizing resource utilization such as scheduling practices, payroll, and inventory control.
Pursues continuous performance improvement by monitoring and evaluating the quality and appropriateness of care, and ensures compliance of regulatory standards.
Current RN PA license in good standing
BSN Degree required or completion of Bachelor’s degree within allotted timeframe is required.
Master’s degree in Nursing, Business, or related field is preferred.
Certification in area of specialty required. Completion of specialty certification required within one year.
Three years relevant RN experience preferred
Previous supervisory experience preferred
Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Must be able to work in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment, and take appropriate actions. Ability to prioritize patient and department needs, and supervise unit operation and personnel. Ability to utilize resources for problem resolution
Follows Standard Precautions and/or other appropriate precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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