Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, supervises and facilitates direct and/or indirect, safe and effective professional nursing care in assigned department(s). Oversees nursing care to a patient population ranging from infant to geriatric, unless otherwise indicated. Encourages professional education and acts as a teacher and a resource for clinical practice. Ensures productivity and profitability of all assigned departments. Participates in long range planning, resources allocation, marketing of services, physician relations and attends defined meetings as requested by the Chief Nursing Officer. Identifies, resolves, and provides follow-up on problems involving patients and/or unit operations. Works collaboratively with the health care team, is customer focused and strives to meet unit and hospital goals. Supports and enhances quality nursing care according to established practice standards and guidelines for the area(s) assigned. Must be able to assume role of Administrative Supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Current unrestricted RN license in the State of South Carolina
Knowledge of general nursing theories and practice
Successful completion of nursing service orientation program
Attends IV Therapy training and/or demonstrates competency in intravenous therapy within orientation period.
Attends Skills Fair and completes yearly competency checklists
Must have current BCLS certification
Five years of previous hospital experience required, including experience as a nurse supervisor and/or nursing leadership position
Must be able to effectively motivate and supervise others.
Must be able to utilize initiative and independent action when required within the scope of professional nursing practice.
Must be able to utilize good judgment in evaluating alternatives in difficult situations.
Must be able to work with the realization that errors in receiving and transcribing orders, giving medications, treatments, or performing other procedures or performing supervisory duties could have detrimental effects to the patients.
Must have excellent communication skills.
Must have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with physicians, patients, family members, and staff.
Must be able to work accurately under stress and emergency situations.
Must act as a role model and resource person to personnel.
Discretion is required in handling confidential information.
Must be able to work irregular schedules, weekends, and holidays due to staffing and census fluctuations.
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Facility: East Cooper Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005032074
About East Cooper Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.