The HS has shift accountability for supervision and coordination of the functions and activities of patient care. Key functions are to coordinate appropriate use of staffing resources for current and oncoming shift, coordinate patient flow, assess and manage critical situations, initiate contingency plans, and facilitate the use of staffing and other resources to support patient care and flow. The HS is responsible and accountable for patient placement, bed utilization and patient access to services in collaboration with clinical leaders, physicians, and Directors across the hospital.Â To accomplish these functions, the HS must walk the floors looking for opportunities to assist staff and improve patient care and flow by identifying empty beds and planned discharges. The HS is empowered to initiate discharge tasks in collaboration with unit management, admitting and case management. The HS provides leadership for the appropriate management of the human, financial and material resources to support the priorities, strategic plans, organizational initiatives, goals, policies and vision of SWMC. The HS provides direct patient care as the HS deems necessary to ensure patient care and flow; develops and maintains clinical competencies through continuing education; and complies with EEOC regulations, Federal, State and Labor Laws and Regulations.
Registered Nurse License for the State of Oklahoma
BLS within 30 days of hire.
ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire
NIH Stroke by end of Clinical Nursing Orientation
Â Â Â Â Â Experience Required:
Â Â Â Â Â Successful completion of an orientation program or equivalent experience.
Â Â Â Â Â Minimum of 2 years experience in acute care.
Â Â Â Â Â Education:
Â Â Â Â Â Graduate from an accredited professional nurse program