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RN, Clinical Supervisor, PACU

Company: Community Health System - CA
Location: Fresno
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:
*All positions are located in Fresno/Clovis CA*

*Up to 25K in bonus incentives (sign on and relocation) for qualified candidates*

If you are a nurse (RN) looking for a position where you can utilize AND grow your critical care experience, our Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) supporting a Level 1 Trauma Center may just be for the place for you to grow your career. As a Registered Nurse in our PACU, you will be key to patient experience post-surgery. From continuous assessment to ensuring patient safety, comfort, continuity of care and post-surgical education, you will have the opportunity to serve a large patient population that is ever-changing.

When you are working in either phase 1 caring for trauma and critical care patients, or phase 2 preparing for a discharge home, you will make a tremendous impact here. With 28 PACU bays covering both emergent trauma, as well as scheduled procedures, your day is anything but predictable. With a diverse patient population and the variety of care that we provide, you will be challenged to grow your skills - and will be supported as you do.

Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers - a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 58,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state! Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor's to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.

We know that our ability to provide the highest level of care begins with our incredible staff. Because of this, we provide unique benefits including well-being support through on-demand resources, as well as excellent retirement options and core benefits. Financial benefits are important too, and outside base compensation we provide relocation bonuses if you are moving to our wonderful community.

Responsibilities:
Your PACU Career at Community - Opportunity. Challenge. Growth.

In this role you will assist the Unit Manager in the planning, organizing and directing of patient care services. This position supervises the team(s) providing direct care for patients. Management and leadership skills needed include conflict management, negotiation, team building, communication, budget administration and coaching/mentoring others. You will direct patient assignments, staff scheduling, patient flow, and assists in meeting financial targets by effectively assisting in managing utilization, productivity, personnel and supplies. In addition, you will participate, as necessary, in team meetings and represents clinical staff on appropriate committees.

Accountabilities

1. Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of unit/department goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and standards of care which contribute to the achievement of departmental objectives.
2. Assists the unit manager in implementing and evaluating Performance improvement/risk management/safety programs, keeps unit survey ready and up-to-date on regulatory standards.
3. Ensures continuity of quality patient care by planning staff assignments, through evaluation of census, patient satisfaction, cost effectiveness, and compliance with fiscal budget. Reports any variances to the unit manager.
4. Acts as a liaison for Staff/Patients/Families/Physicians. Addresses any staffing and patient flow/work issues including; appropriate bed placement, evaluating outcomes, providing feedback, and developing improvement strategies.
5. Evaluates staff development needs and provide ongoing educational opportunities for professional development. Acts as a mentor/point of contact for staff members. Stays current with the latest clinical/technological advances and share knowledge with staff as appropriate.
6. Assists the unit manager with administrative and HR duties such as monitoring time and attendance, participating in interviews and hiring process, assisting with performance appraisal process, attending/leading meetings, and completing/following up on occurrence and injury reports.
7. Provides coverage as a staff RN, including "at all times" break coverage as needed.
8. Works collaboratively with case managers to ensure they have access to information needed to develop and deliver a case management plan.
9. Ensures compliance with Patient Ratio and Patient Classification regulations by providing accurate information to Staffing Office for ONE-Staff Scheduling System including acuity sheet completion and completion of variance reports as necessary.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Education
--- High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED) or Completion of a CHS Approved Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Certificate required
--- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred

Experience
--- 2 years staff RN experience in area of specialty providing a full spectrum of care in a variety of situations required

    • Minimum 1 - 2 years recent critical care experience (PACU, ICU, ED, Trauma, etc.)
      --- May substitute 2 years supervisory experience in lieu of 2 years staff RN experience
      --- Experience coordinating clinical care and providing mentorship, education, and training to staff nurses. Experience as a Nurse Supervisor or a similar position in an acute care hospital preferred

      Licenses and Certifications
      • Current California RN license
      • Current BLS Certification
      • ACLS Certification within 6 months of hire
      • PALS Certification within 6 months of hire
        Certifications as required for the unit
        --- NATIONAL - National Certification related to specialty and applicable to role preferred
        Disclaimers:
        --- Pay ranges listed are an estimate and subject to change.
        --- If any bonuses are noted, they are only applicable to external hires meeting criteria.

Keywords: Community Health System - CA, Fresno , RN, Clinical Supervisor, PACU, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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