Melter Supervisor Job Description Sample
Arc/Aod Melter - 2Nd Shift
Charge and operate electric arc furnace and Argon Oxygen Decarburization (AOD) vessel to melt and purify metal.
Pour test samples and make necessary adjustments to bring the heat into proper chemistry and temperature.
Perform melt and pour activities.
Operate and adjust AOD vessel to obtain proper chemical composition of metal.
Assist in repair and replacement of furnace refractory including complete relining when needed.
Operate power lift truck as needed to transport materials.
Operate other melt furnaces during periods when Arc/AOD work is not being preformed.
Train and instruct new melters.
Ability to lift and carry 75 lbs.
Basic math skills and tape measure utilization.
Ability to operate overhead crane.
Ladle/funnel and/or furnace repair experience preferred.
Melting or casting experience helpful.
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females,
Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
Drug Free Workplace
TPA Supervisor - Client Benefits System Supervisor
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world's largest insurance brokers, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to clients around the world.
Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS) consistently stands out in a competitive marketplace as an employer of knowledgeable, highly skilled and competitive talent. We are a company that touches businesses and their employees on a personal level. At the core, our job is to help protect the health and well-being of employees and their families and provide for their financial security – all while allowing employers to attract and retain the people they need to grow and succeed. As you consider the value of working for Gallagher Benefit Services, remember your talent, winning attitude and strong performance will be highly valued and will maximize your future potential.
The Client Benefits System Supervisor supervises the coordination of the administration of employee benefit systems to manage benefit programs such as basic and major medical coverage, dental insurance, group life insurance, pension plans, and other benefits.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages vendor relationships with software/systems providers.
Consults with and advises employers on employee eligibility, provisions, and other matters related to managing benefit system platforms that are escalated by administrators.
Manages the administration of system tools, loads employer/employee data.
Makes decisions regarding eligibility of employee groups.
May assist in the preparation of communication regarding system use, employee benefits booklets and other employee benefit communications.
- Bachelors degree
- 5 years related experience required
U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure
Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.
Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.
Supervisor - Section Supervisor
Jacobs Technology provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs.
Serve as a focal point for supervising several Launch Equipment Support (LES) related metal shops; Machinist, Sheet-metal, Welding and equipment maintenance and repair.
General knowledge of KSC standards and regulatory codes is highly desirable with respect to welding certifications, sheet-metal craft, machine shop operation and general assemebly and fabrication of parts and equipment
Adhere to TOSC Asset Management philosophies and guidelines. Be proficient in Maximo and capable of interpreting complicated drawings, specifications and data. Familiarization of Solumina for Flight Hardware and Configuration Management applications will be preferred.
Manage the overall area of responsibility, be accountable, develop and implement plans, determine individual skill sets and task assignment, provide training, mentor and grow work force, evaluate shops performance and make data driven decisions.
Support with budgetary planning, forecast equipment replacement, understand and monitor monthly labor and non-labor budgets. Lead maintenance crew with optimal maintenance practices and repair to sustain reliable shop equipment.
Provide technical leadership within TOSC/JSOG over a IAM represented work force.
Supervise and lead employees effectively within budgetary and time constraints. Contribute to the overall success of JSOG, TOSC and the company by providing a motivated and productive work force.
Implement safety, quality and good housekeeping standards. Support and implement Lean 6 initiatives through Continuous Improvements.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BS degree in area of specialty from an accredited college or university and 6 years of management or technical leadership or any equivalent combination of education/experience for a total of ten (10) years.
Must have 6-10 years experience working with craft labor and technical shops.
Ability to delegate and set priorities.
Ability to lead and direct workforce from detailed schedules and time-lines.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
In-depth computer experience with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, Power point).
Ability to maintain and retain security clearance, if necessary.
Must be able to participate in presentations to the client.
Ability to climb launch structures, stairs and ladders for Walkdown purposes
Work will mainly be done inside, but fieldwork can be a combination of outside and inside depending on the project.
Working at heights and in confined spaces may be required.
Equipment and Machines
Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.
Variety of equipment used in performing research.
Must be dependable and punctual.
Occasional overtime is required to meet demanding schedule
Other Essential Functions
Must work well in a team environment and interface well with the client.
Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.
Ability to obtain a security clearance, if necessary.
Must comply with all "drug free workplace" requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions.
Supervisor CNC Manufacturing Supervisor / Orlando, FL
At Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), we are driven by speed, agility and technical innovation. We are actively seeking candidates who are willing to take on the challenges of significant growth with a can do attitude.
As the world's premier aerospace and defense company, we pride ourselves on quality and mission success. We need talented, passionate and customer centric people to be part of our future.
This position is a first shift or 2nd shift manufacturing supervisor position in the Machining Operations Center (MOC). Performs activities across work areas including: Precision and General Machining, Small Parts Assembly, Paint and Plate, Production Control and Quality Inspection.
Regular Interface with support functions and coordination of activities of multiple organizations to meet center objectives: Quality, Schedule and Cost. Must have general understanding of machine tools and processes, be able to interpret engineering drawings and impacts to machining processes, and provide real-time producibility improvements.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related field OR equivalent experience/combined education.
Experience with managing people in a complex manufacturing environment.
Exceptional communication and decision making skills.
Demonstrated Full Spectrum Leadership qualities.
Must be willing to adjust shift times occasionally, as needed
Must be able to obtain a DOD US Secret Clearance
- Our Values Define Priorities
- Our People Ensure They Are Met
- We are a company that values Leadership and our role in responding to the needs of our markets and customers.
- We advocate Teamwork and know our success depends on the success of those around us.
- We are believers that having Fun and enjoying the relationships we have with those around us makes the work worthwhile.
- We are more than 3,000 people strong and exercise these values every day.
- There are a ton of benefits to joining our team: Great Pay, Benefits, Paid Holidays, 401 K Match, PTO, Refer a friend, Growth, and more!
Responsible for the supervision of warehouse personnel and operational activities.
|Essential Job Duties: |
1) Assists with scheduling and oversees daily assignments of warehouse personnel to ensure quality control and maximum productivity of team members assigned.
2) Supervises and assists in the storage and handling of production material that has been received or needs to be shipped.
3) Maintains the physical condition of the warehouse facility to reflect cleanliness, efficiency and organization.
4) Supervises all warehouse personnel, assigns tasks and duties on a daily basis; i.e., shipping and receiving of inventory and proper storage of parts.
5) Enforces and coaches’ personnel in the safe work practices and requirements to ensure a safe and hazard-free workplace.
6) Analyzes or resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work issues or concerns.
7) Establishes or adjust work procedures to meet deadlines.
8) Performs warehouse activities to include parts pulling, staging and loading/unloading and stocking of trucks.
9) Assist with the management of personnel which may include interviewing, hiring, performance evaluations, terminations, disciplinary action, etc.
10) Initiate and support the continual improvement of LKQ Corporation quality improvement system.
11) Assume all other duties as assigned.
|Basic Qualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):|
Education & Experience: High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent desired. At least one year of warehouse related experience, and prior supervisory experience desired, supplemented by on-the-job training, to learn duties, nature of work performed, procedures, work methods, to become familiar with the company's products, locations, machines and equipment, operating methods, and to attain proficiency requirements and to fully assume responsibilities of the job.
LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening. *The existence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.
Senior Account Supervisor
We are a full-service health care advertising agency. We are searching for a senior account supervisor to join our Chicago office and act as the link between our clients and the agency. Responsibilities include coordinating between the client and other agency staff to manage advertising campaigns, as well as working closely with clients throughout campaign development and execution on a daily basis. The ability to manage administrative tasks and campaign work, ensuring that all is completed on time and on budget, is key. This role can involve handling multiple client accounts and will report to an account director.
- Meet and interact with clients to discuss and identify their advertising needs
- Work with agency colleagues to devise an advertising campaign that can execute on the client’s strategy and aligns with their budget
- Work with the account director to brief media, creative and digital teams; assist with the formulation of marketing strategies
- Project management responsibilities include adherence to project scopes, budget and timeline development, and routing projects to ensure positive project results
- Write client conference reports, status reports and other client correspondence
- Engage with clients independently on tactical initiatives
- Successfully build relationships with both clients and internal partners
- Undertake administrative tasks
- Schedule and attend meetings
- Some travel may be required
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in advertising, communications or marketing
- Four to seven years of previous agency experience required
- Health care experience preferred, but not required
- Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, energetic and professional in demeanor
- Show a desire to learn about health care, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and science
- Demonstrate initiative to grow and advance within the agency
- Anticipate needs of clients and managers
- Take accountability and ownership of details and deadline management
- Competitive compensation package based on experience.
- Fun, casual work environment with a lot of autonomy.
- An ethics-driven organization who pride themselves on having a workplace with open communication and mutual respect.
Revitalization Grants Supervisor
Performs professional guidance and advisement in budgetary and accounting grants administration regarding compliance with complex federal guidelines for HUD's federal grants. Provides supervision to staff working with the grants.
Note, applications will be accepted until a sufficient amount is received, with first review of applications taking place on June 17, 2019.
Performs professional highly detailed work in budgeting, accounting and grants administration regarding compliance with HUD's complex federal guidelines for grants.
Directs, plans and provides general supervision to support and professional staff.
Develops and directs the process for monitoring non -profit sub-recipient contractors.
May serve as liaison for the HOME program and infill housing sub-recipients in his/her absence; functions as the HOME consortium liaison and is a contributing member to the HOME peer monitoring team.
Assists with Davis-Bacon related projects to insure legality and compliance.
Monitors and provides technical assistance to sub-recipients.
Acts as the liaison for the CDAC including meeting arrangements and setup, creating agendas, coordinating the public hearing process.
Updates the procedures manual to keep current with revisions and changes.
Provides technical assistance to individual grant applicants and researches complex grant-related questions; conducts grant orientation and workshop presentations and handouts.
Reviews grant applications and prepares the CDAC binders to provide information and staff review comments on all submittals.
Manages the process of developing the 5-year consolidated plan on the assessment of community needs, short and long term goals, projections and strategies.
Manages the development and creation of comprehensive public reports which detail the goals relating to identified community needs. These reports compliment the 5-year consolidated plan, and include the Annual Action Plan and Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report.
Drafts Council communications related to grant administration and monitors the timeliness.
Oversees/prepares public notices, grant application process, ERR process and IDIS reporting.
Prepares and monitors the annual budget; reviews and approves quarterly cash transaction report and the year-end audit working papers; acts as an external auditor liaison.
Compiles strategic initiatives that contributes to the business plan; reviews and approves quarterly administrator report.
Coordinates and participates in innovation and information fairs.
Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications & Special Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field and four years experience in government finance and grants administration with some accounting including two years of supervisory experience.
Accounting theory, principles and practices and their application to grants administration
The principles and practices of public administration as they apply to budgeting and departmental programs
Grant sources, grant application procedures, proposals and reporting requirements
Federal regulations relating to grants and departmental programs
The city's financial and budgeting policies and procedures
Computers and software applications related to areas of responsibility
Governmental auditing and monitoring techniques
Prepare and monitor budgets, make revenue and expenditure projections
Conducts research, analyze findings, and prepare clear and concise reports and recommendations
Work independently on major projects
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and federal, state and county agencies
Ability to prepare accounting spread sheets and work papers
Use a computer and program related software
Ability to monitor and evaluate sub-recipient agreements and loan portfolios
Evaluate financial information prepared by non-profit organizations
Effectively supervise, train, and develop employees
Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.
Supervisor Of Central Sterile Processing
Heart Hospital of Austin is part of St. David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. Heart Hospital of Austin —home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world—is a 58- bed hospital with a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department, an advanced Executive Wellness Program, five operating rooms (ORs), including two hybrid ORs, three catheterization labs and two electrophysiology labs. It is one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Healthgrades awarded Heart Hospital of Austin, in conjunction with its parent campus, St. David's Medical Center, the 2016 America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™—a unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve. Heart Hospital of Austin has been named one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics for nine years and to Truven's list of 100 Top Hospitals for four years, in conjunction with St. David's Medical Center.
The Supervisor of Sterile Processing supervises staff to ensure the decontamination, preparation, and sterilization of supplies and instruments for St. David's Medical Center. Maintains all supplies, equipment, and instruments, ensuring that par levels are maintained. Is responsible for quality control and documentation related to the sterilization process in all sterilization areas. This is a working supervisor position and will take call. St. David's maintains all supplies, equipment, and instruments for its facilities, ensuring proper par levels and timely pickup and delivery of all equipment and supplies.
Orients and develops Sterile Processing Techs and conducts on the job training as required so as to ensure high levels of quality and productivity.
Conducts performance evaluations of Sterile Processing Techs.
Keeps employees informed of policy and procedures changes as the need arises.
Ensures the work environment is conducive to a high level of productivity.
Conducts educational programs for continuing educations of Sterile Processing Techs, especially in the methods by which products and equipment are used and/or reprocessed.
Maintains a work schedule for Sterile Processing Techs to ensure timely completion of tasks involved.
Assumes responsibility for attending informal educational and in-service programs to enhance skills and knowledge, requesting and accepting supervision in performing new skills of practice and documentation, and attending and participating in pertinent or mandatory unit meetings and in-services.
Is responsible for maintaining high standards in dress, hygiene, conduct, attitude, and performance, and maintains regular attendance and punctuality standards.
Promotes an atmosphere of cooperation among all areas for the processing and distribution of equipment during peak delivery times.
Ensures adequate staffing at all times to meet the needs and workload as dictated on a day-to-day basis, including weekends.
Responsible for ensuring Sterile Processing policies and procedures are actual, current, and up to date.
Is accountable for directing the flow of work within the Sterile Processing unit.
Maintains and updates the Skills Checklists of the Sterile Processing staff and reports them to the appropriate manager annually.
Assists with interviews, counseling, and evaluating Sterile Processing personnel with managerial support.
Oversees and assists with the decontamination and cleaning activities of surgical equipment, instruments, and ancillary supplies.
Ensures appropriate decontamination, preparation, and cleaning have taken place before resterilization.
Assures retrieval of equipment is conducted at the designated times each day and shift, and at other times as the need warrants.
Ensures stringent cleaning and infection control policies are adhered to, in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and established practices. Observes the appropriate use of supplies and equipment for cleaning. Verifies the performance of functional testing by the staff.
Enforces the separation of contaminated items from clean and sterile areas.
Knows the location of supplies and acts as a resource person to other staff members.
Maintains traffic flow between decontamination area and Sterile Processing area according to Hospital Infection Control policy.
Works closely with the OR Supervisors and/or nursing staff to ensure all sterilization parameters are being implemented correctly.
Consults with the departments on a routine basis to ascertain their needs concerning various sterilization processes and indications for each.
Ensures employees follow established policies and procedures governing decontamination and sterilization of each process used in Sterile Processing.
Ensures proper collection and storage of all associated records for bacteriologic testing, cycle monitoring, and preventative maintenance.
Maintains and complies with current regulations (Federal, State, and Local) concerning steam, ETO, and gas plasma sterilization processes. Disseminates such information to the Manager, Sterile Processing and staff as required.
Monitors the appropriate packaging/wrapping of supplies and trays in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Ensures the selection of the appropriate sterilization method is used for each item.
Coordinates an annual review of the tray manual with Supervisors and other appropriate personnel, and revises as necessary.
Maintains proper records and biological reports according to department policies and procedures. Is responsible for checking the indicators and reporting any discrepancies.
Is knowledgeable about function, use and care of steam sterilizer, flash autoclaves, ultrasonic cleaner, washer sterilizer, Steris System, and other required equipment.
Reports to the OR staff any relocations or changes within the Sterile Processing unit's systems as recorded in the OR staff minutes and sterile room locator guide.
Responsible for maintaining the storage and rotation of inventory supplies.
Packages instrument sets and supplies appropriately for type of items and ease of sterile distribution.
Ensures instruments are placed in their proper location (including departmental trays and instruments) and rotated at time of placement in a timely and neat manner.
On a schedule basis, reviews quantity of instrumentation and tray levels on hand and prepares and submits order requisitions to Supervisors to ensure adequate levels are available for tray sets.
Maintains all storage areas and supplies in a neat, orderly, safe, and clean environment.
Handles instruments and supplies correctly to insure proper functioning instruments are available in sets. Removes from service any dull, pitted, or broken instruments. Replace instrument or makes a note on package if it is missing. Removes from service any instrument reported dull or any instruments that looks weak.
Schedules instrument sharpening on a regular and as needed basis.
Collects data to maintain departmental QA plans and supports a high level of customer service and satisfaction.
Is responsible for the Quality Control process and documentation for department sterilizer system. Reports to manager immediately when a problem is noted. Establishes recalls when necessary and documents accordingly.
Cleans autoclave according to department policies. Cleans tables, carts, and racks every shift.
Communicates with the OR supervisors and staff concerning items out for repair.
Responsible for staying within budgetary guidelines for Sterile Processing. Makes recommendations to the Manager, Sterile Processing for capital purchases.
Participates in budget and inventory control.
Keeps supervisor and/or buyer informed of needed items.
Participates in staff and self-development.
Takes appropriate action to prevent/manage accidents in the area.
Participates in performance/process improvement.
Assists with orientation of new employees.
Completes Annual Equipment Competency Checklist.
Attends 80% of Staff Meetings.
Attends 90% of Mandatory Education Meetings and In-services, if applicable.
Adheres to dress code, conduct and attendance policies.
Accepts both positive and negative constructive feedback.
Attends at least 80% of in-services and departmental meetings.
Demonstrates a supportive/positive attitude toward the hospital and fellow employees – is a positive team member.
Expresses self in an organized, comprehensive, articulate and concise manner.
Develops specific work plans and due dates.
Follows through on planned assignments within assigned timeframes.
Effectively prioritizes assignments.
Demonstrates a willingness to accept extra assignments.
Adjusts to change, work pressures or different situations without undue stress.
Demonstrates skill in developing improvements in work methods.
Effective in cost control and resource utilization.
Maintains positive relationships with internal customers. Is effective in interacting with and problem solving.
Maintains positive relationships with external customers. Is effective in interacting with and problem solving.
Proactive in meeting customer's needs. Responds promptly to customer needs or requests.
Keeps Team Leader informed of problems, recommends solutions.
Participates in education/development of peers and other staff
SDH Annual Education
Adheres to Department Dress Code
Code of Conduct Refresher Course
Required: 3 to 5 years in Materials Management, Sterile Processing or 5 years' experience in other forms of healthcare delivery working with instrumentation and infection control procedures. Knowledge of infection control and sterilization practices.
Required: High School Graduate. Completion of an accredited Sterile Processing Program.
Preferred: One year of college in a related field
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Required: Certification as Sterile Processing Technician (required upon hire). Certification with IAHCSMM or ASPCSP (required within 6 months)
Preferred: Certification in Healthcare Leadership (CHL) through IAHCSMM
Registered Nurse (Rn) Supervisor IMC
David's South Austin Medical Center is part of St.
David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. St.
David's South Austin Medical Center is an acute care facility with 316 beds, offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a nationally accredited oncology program with the area's only adult bone marrow transplant program; a trauma program that includes all of the capabilities and programmatic elements of a Level II trauma center to treat the most severely injured and critical patients; a comprehensive cardiac program; full-service maternity and newborn care with Level I and II nurseries; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop.
Intermediate Care Unit
The IMC is a 22 bed unit with State of the Art GE monitoring equipment/Hill-ROM Sport Beds. 8 of the 22 beds are swing beds and have fixed monitoring which means an additional 8 ICU beds. All beds are telemetry capable. The unit boasts of high inpatient satisfaction scores.
Assists the Department Director in organizing, managing and overseeing the operation of unit. Maintains accountability for the coordination of nursing activities on assigned shift.
Directs and supervises the licensed and unlicensed nursing staff in the delivery of patient care. Utilizes the nursing process to direct and deliver comprehensive nursing care to medical/surgical patients in a safe a proficient manner in accordance with individual patient needs. Provides nursing care to cardiovascular and med/surg. patients. Provides guidance and supervision of registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nursing techs and assistants, and secretaries.
LEVEL OF FORMAL EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited School of nursing
LICENSURE REQUIRED: Registered Nurse license by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. If compact license held, RN is required to obtain a Texas RN license within 90 days of their hire date.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum five years of critical care experience.
Two years of Charge or Supervisory experience in a critical care setting.
BLS & ACLS certification
CCRN/PCCN certifications preferred
Registered Nurse (Rn) Supervisor Emergency Services Nights
St. David's North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. The 378-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility is dedicated to the highest level of women's health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David's Women's Center of Texas. The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, the Bariatric Center, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St. David's North Austin Medical Center is also home to St. David's Children's Hospital. In 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016, the hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.
The St. David's HealthCare Registered Nurse Supervisor (SNU) supervises Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses and other non-licensed nursing personnel. As a full partner of the healthcare team, the SNU collaborates with all other healthcare disciplines to achieve successful execution of the patient's plan-of-care and goals of the department. The SNU serves as a professional role-model and interfaces directly with patients, families, physicians and staff. The SNU utilizes physical assessment skills and advanced diagnostic technology to aid in the assessment of the patient's nursing care needs. Data collected is analyzed, synthesized and disseminated to other healthcare providers. The SNU continues to monitor and assess the patient's physical condition, emotional and social needs, continually refining the plan-of-care to ensure achievement of the desired goals of the patient and facility outcomes.
Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Unit operations: Directs optimal unit operations
Interprets hospital and personnel policies to physician, nursing staff, patients, visitors and other hospital personnel.
Completes patient and employee incident reports and related paperwork within 24 hours of incident.
Coordinates unit functions with other hospital departments.
Maintains complete staff/patient assignment records 100% of the time. Assigns staff according to staff abilities and skills and the patient's acuity.
Participates in quality improvement activities every month by ensuring completed data collections.
Receives and responds to concerns and ensures follow up for ultimate resolution.
Contributes to the development and monitoring of unit budget and identifies equipment needs.
Human Resources: Manages personnel activities
Performs daily employee rounds using ICARE philosophy.
Develops/approves unit schedules according to staffing guidelines. Coordinates employees' attendance at scheduled/required education programs.
Observes and documents staff work performance.
Conducts employee evaluations and counseling in a timely manner.
Assigns duties to staff to promote productivity.
Oversees compliance with hospital dress code and employee health policies.
Assists in interview process as needed.
Unit activities: Coordinates activities of the unit
Assists with unit meeting content to enhance team building and provide information to staff.
Demonstrates the ability to organize, set priorities and exercises appropriate judgment.
Serves as a resource to the staff for clinical problems, patient teaching and the use of hospital equipment.
Coordinates the movement of patients both intra and inter-facility.
Gives concise report to on-coming charge nurse including responses to intervention, pending tests, diagnostic results and areas requiring follow-up
Facilitates inter disciplinary discharge planning by identifying needs, assisting with discharge teaching, and coordinating the activities of other services.
Patient Care: Ensures patient needs are met in a competent and timely manner
Performs daily patient rounds using ICARE philosophy
Utilizes all equipment in the unit appropriate to patient with maximum efficiency and effectiveness based on knowledge and education.
Provides for patient safety at all times by enforcing safety measures (including, but not limited to, appropriate use of eMAR and absence of "work arounds", 12 hour chart checks completed, reassessment of continued need for restraints, critical lab repeat back)
Ensures nursing interventions are performed and recorded according to policies and procedures.
Ensures compliance with infection control policies.
Applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span to identify patient and family requirements relative to age-specific needs.
Teaches, supervises, and serves as a resource person and makes assignments in accordance with the staff's competency level. Serves as a mentor and trainer to staff members and supports the preceptor.
Can manage multiple priorities.
Adapts to a rapidly changing work environment.
Professionalism: Exhibits professional behavior
Maintains current professional licensure, BLS and certifications.
Attends all mandatory meetings and completes all educational mandatory requirements.
Exhibits the behavioral standards of NAMC and the ICU and serves as a role model to the staff.
Demonstrates ICARE values in professional practice.
Must adhere to the company's affirmative action and equal employment opportunity policy when making all employment decisions, including reporting discipline and conflict resolution. All decisions regarding employment should be made without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Required: Completion of required coursework from an accredited school of nursing resulting eligibility for NCLEX examination. Graduate of accredited applicable school or [if RN] enrolled in an Alternate Entry MSN program or higher level education. Minimum one year experience in staff RN role.
Preferred: Bachelors degree or higher in Nursing related field. Two or more years experience in staff RN and/or charge role.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Required: Texas RN License or a Compact RN license from a NCLA Compact State; BLS certification as per SDH policy; ACLS certification as per SDH policy (January 1, 2014);
Preferred: TNCC and PALS, ENPC
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