Job Code: 06240-52958
Nights (rotating weekends)
Round Rock Medical Center:
(Located in the Austin Texas area)
Level II Trauma Center:
RRMC's 16-bed, state-of-the-art ICU offers compassionate, top-quality care to a wide variety of patients undergoing complex trauma, medical, surgical, pulmonary, neuro, post-cardiac bypass and other procedures.
The staff at RRMC's ICU provides care for both patients and their families, with open visiting hours to enhance support and convenience.
Under the general supervision of the unit's Director or designee the Supervisor Nursing Unit (SNU) assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions in the unit on his/her designated shifts. In collaboration with other members of the management team, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in unit. The SNU: Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions during the designated shift. Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff. Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided when s/he is on duty. Makes decisions regarding activities within these areas based on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team.
Knowledge & Skills:
Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes independent decisions of a complex nature. Interfaces directly with public, physicians, staff, patients, administration and ancillary/ support department representatives. Maintains confidentiality of patient's medical records. Regular and predictable attendance is required. Written and verbal communication skills adequate for performance of the position. Written & verbal communication skills along with the supervisory skills are required. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Recognizes that variables such as age, race, nationality, culture, disease-causing vulnerabilities, and socioeconomic factors affect the patient populations under their care. Uses interventions appropriate to these factors (e.g., interpreter, dietary preferences, social service consult, etc.)
Required: Minimum of three years supervisory experience.
Required: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas. ACLS and BLS certification.
Last Edited: 04/12/2017