Assist with coordination of daily registered nurse and certified nurse assistant staff to provide optimum patient care on all nursing units. Refer patient care problems to the appropriate nursing staff member and/or non-nursing problems to the appropriate department head. Monitor registered nurse and certified nurse assistant demographics/profiles in the computer in order to generate daily/monthly reports. Acts as administrative representative at specified times.
Maintain staffing ratio’s according to departmental parameters and determine staffing needs based on occupancy rates, census patterns, patient acuity, and budget constraints. Responsible for approving or denying personal leave time and employee changes in compliance with departmental/hospital scheduling policies.
In cooperation with department charge nurses, is responsible for all bed assignments including direct, ER, OR and all transfers. Relays appropriate information to physician and admission staff.
Problem solves and is able to cope with high pressure and stressful situations involved in the handling of patient/family/physician and staff complaints and other related issues.
Must have a high degree of knowledge regarding staffing/scheduling programs and provide house-wide support and instruction on an ongoing basis.
Responsible for projecting hours for all nursing units, computer entry and generation of six-week unit schedules. Monitors absenteeism, floating, personal leave time, overtime, on call and low census hours and reports requested information to the nursing directors or designee and the Vice President of Patient Care Services.
High school graduate or equivalent (GED).
Medical terminology ezperience preferred
Five years of progressively more responsible clerical or related experience, demonstrated word processing, human relations and effective communication skills.
One year experience in a hospital staffing office is preferred.
Certification/licensure as a certified nurse assistant.
LPN or medical assistant preferred.
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers
Administrative and Clerical
AR-Little Rock-St Vincent Infirmary
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period
Catholic Health Initiatives - 2 years ago
For Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), returning sick people to good health is more than a business -- it's a mission. Formed in 1996...