Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.
Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
We are searching for a Per Diem House Supervisor - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll be responsible for ensuring seamless patient care and campus operations that fosters family centered care. The House Supervisor is responsible for the facilitation of patient flow, appropriate placement of patient bed assignments, requests for patient transfers, internal as well as external, and appropriate nursing unit staffing.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Current RN licensure with the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas is required
Two (2) years of nursing experience is required
Certification in a specialty is preferred
Ensures cost-effective and appropriate use of employee resources
Determine hospital wide patient flow and staffing needs as evidenced by actual staffing in collaboration with local leadership
Determine placement of float pool staff based on patient classification, census data and employee competencies as measured by appropriate distribution of the float pool each shift
Ensures appropriate and timely placement of internal and external transfers for all patients requiring admission
Responds promptly to requests from the Transfer Center seeking approval for transfer/transport as evidenced by Transfer Center logs
Demonstrates strong effective interpersonal communication skills with patients, families and staff
Coordinates the patient flow/staffing meetings to determine unit staffing needs for the next shift, facilitate appropriate placement of patients, discuss discharge activity and the importance of facilitation of discharges and reporting room availability
Rounds frequently on all nursing units in order to ensure accurate information is communicated to Room Management regarding bed availability as measured by unit and Room Management feedback
Acts as a clinical resource for nursing staff and ancillary personnel
Aids the nursing staff to visualize hospital needs outside of their own department in conjunction with feedback from the leadership teams in each unit
Serves as the Clinical leader/resource to address hospital wide issues and events
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
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