Registered Nurse (RN), Supervisor CVRU
Posted on: April 17, 2019
St. 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.
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
*1) Patient assignments are made according to nurse's skills,
acuity, and staffing availability.
*2) Delegates to LVNs, and PCTs according to BNEs Rules for
*3) Assigns duties related to quality control: (IE: Hemocult, ACT,
crash carts, glucose controls/testing, and narcotic counts,
*4) Assures daily required check are completed as assigned (IE:
Narcotic counts,, glucose controls, crash carts, specialty
carts/speciality boxes are stocked/locked, etc.).
*5) Helps coordinate new staff orientation. May be asked to
participate in the performance evaluation of new staff during the
*6) Maintains awareness of patients' status and current activities
of the unit..
*7) Follows up on errors, complaints, and occurrence reports.
*8) Helps to resolve concerns of staff, ancillary departments,
patients, physicians, and families.
*9) Acts as clinical resource to staff.
*10) Designates staff to attend fire drills and follows policies
according to all emergency procedure.
*11) Assists Director/Manager and House Supervisor in the
determination of staffing needs which may include calling staff to
*12) Consults with House Supervisor regarding bed assignments,
admissions, transfers, and discharges.
*13) Knowledgeable and competency in EKG rhythm strip
therapeutic interventions. Must be able to function as member of
the Code/RRT teams.
*14) Provides input for staff evaluations. Required to assist with
the administration/delivery of evaluations and counselings.
*15) Provides guidance to float and agency personnel. Completes
agency/traveler nurse evaluation as required.
*16) Receives and gives report on patients in the unit.
*17) Functions on behalf of Department Director or Manger in
18) Assists with the development and implementation of the unit
19) Participates/completes employee evaluations/counseling as
20) Accepts additional responsibilities from Department
Director/Manager ( IE: Kronos, counseling, budgetary process,
quality improvement activities, etc.).
*21) Demonstrate understanding of HCA's and "Patients First" safety
initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and
procedures. Assures that staff members comply with these
initiatives to include: Fall precautions/Isolation precautions/Core
22) Demonstrates ICARE standards/Values at all times. Assure that
other staff members are held accountable for adhering to ICARE
standards and values at all time.
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