RN House Administrator-PT
Company: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: October 9, 2019
The House Administrator is responsible for the administrative and
functional operations of the Health Center on a given shift. These
functions are carried out according to the philosophy, objectives
and policies of the Health Center and Acute Care Services
Department to assure optimum patient care.
?Responsibilities:Identifies, analyzes, coordinates and evaluates
complexity and volume of nursing care required to be consistent and
supportive of master staffing plan, taking into account all legal
Consults with Administrative Directors, Directors, Managers and
Charge Nurses on specific unit dynamics.
Assists with staffing issues in conjunction with staff charge
nurses on a shift to shift basis.
Support staff development efforts and encourage quality performance
through coaching, mentoring and empowerment of staff. In addition
also contributes to the overall goals of the organization by
promoting the practice of nursing and by serving on
councils/committees relative to nursing and nursing care
Recognize values and builds on diversity, vulnerability and
strengths in people.
Exhibits an approachable interactive style in all hospital related
relationships, while seeking and encouraging alternative views.
Acts with integrity and honesty, being willing to trust others and
engender trust in the role as well as personally.
Makes rounds several times per shift on all nursing units, as well
as other key areas of the hospital.
Collaborates with nursing and other disciplines/departments in
scheduling admissions, following policies and guidelines for
admissions, bed assignments and transfer to assure optimal delivery
of patient care.
Directs personnel and coordinates various Code situations (i.e.
Code Red, Code Blue, Code Pink, Disaster Plans and Weather
Support all hospital policies, procedures and protocols of St.
Mary?s Health Center and actively teaches and promotes same
policies. Minimum Qualifications:
- Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing.
- Current Missouri license as a Registered Nurse. Current
American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare provider
certification/card or must obtain within 3 months of hire. ACLS
certification/card or must obtain within 1 year of hire.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience as a professional nurse in an
acute hospital setting. Minimum of one year successful management /
supervisor experience or experience as a professional nurse in
which potential administrative, supervisory, and problem solving
competence has been demonstrated; or must show interest in
developing skills in this area.
- Current working knowledge of Health Center policy and
procedures. Ability to relate effectively to patients, families,
physicians, staff and coworkers. Ability to communicate verbally,
in writing, and in group situations. Ability to function
effectively in stressful situations. Awareness of changing trends
in nursing practice and ability to adapt, including knowledge of
Missouri Nurse Practice Act. Ability and willingness to rotate
shifts and adjust to necessary schedule changes.?Physical
- Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 100 lbs.
- Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily????????
- Standing or walking more than 3?? hours a day
- Running to respond to patient emergencies?????
- Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 3?
hours a day?????
- Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone
variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read
telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
- Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body
sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel
- Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of
machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper
operation??SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital ? Jefferson City ? SSM
Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City is a 167-bed,
full-service community hospital located in Missouri's state
capital. The hospital moved to a new, state-of-the-art building in
November 2014. The hospital features a Wound Center and Outpatient
Treatment Center. Other services offered at the hospital include
emergency services, cardiology, orthopedic care, cancer care,
outpatient surgical services, maternity care and women's
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