HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Supervisor Emergency Services in Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff. Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Come be a part of what makes us great!

POSITION SUMMARY: AClinical SupervisorRegistered Nurse (CSRN)is a highly qualified, expert clinician who possesses advanced care skills and has demonstrated strong critical thinking skills. The CSRNassists the Nursing Unit Director in planning, implementing and assessing the daily functions of Nursing Care and Services provided in the unit on all shifts;provides supervisory and management oversight for staff members and departmental resources and processes (to include scheduling of staff and kronos);actively assists in Nursing Quality Improvement programs and is supportive and knowledgeable regarding the established Standards of Care/Standards of Practice and hospital policies and procedures. The CSRN supports the mission, vision statements and goals of Alaska Regional Hospital (ARH).The CSRN facilitates interventions to meet patients’ physical, psychological, spiritual, social, cultural and educational needs;coordinates functions with physicians and other departments of the hospital in a spirit that fosters positive working relationships. The CSRN must possess excellent interpersonal, time management and communication skills. Serving as role model, mentor, educator, and evaluatorin the Critical Care areafor the staff is essential.


LICENSE REQUIRED: Registered Nurse – State ofAlaska

CURRENT? Y N

CERTIFICATIONS:BLS, ACLS, NIH Required;

CURRENT? Y N

*EMPLOYEE HEALTH: *CURRENT: PPD Immunizations Fit Test

*POPULATION(S) SERVED: *

Population Served: ICU/CCU

Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient

population(s) served: Acute medical/surgical care of diseases and

conditions of adults including but not limited to: cardiovascular (cardiac medical

only)pulmonary, neuro, GI, GU, GYN, skeletal/muscular, renal,

orthopedic conditions and diseases including but not limited to: AMI, CAD,

PVD, CVA/TIA, COPD, CHF, shock, trauma, renal failure, metabolic

disorders, etc.

þ All Populations

q Patient with Communication Needs**

q Patient at the End of Life**

q Patient in Isolation**

q Precautions**

q Patient in Custody**


*AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED: *

*Skills: *

Able to interpret dysrhythmias and age-specific responses

Performs age specific critical care nursing assessments

Assesses age specific ICU/CCU safety issues

interprets patient data and hemodynamic responses

Team Training/Interdisciplinary Care Planning

Medical/healthcare error reporting

Patient Identification

Dangerous Abbreviations

Fall prevention measures in ICU/CCU

CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines

Verbal orders & critical test results read back and verified

Medication Safety in ICU/CCU

Look-alike, sound alike medications High Risk Meds: Paralytics, narcotics, hemodynamic drips Moderate and deep sedation Labeling meds/solutions on & off sterile field Medication reconciliation

Restraint/seclusion use in ICU/CCU

Suicide risk factors

Clinical alarms safety/ventilator alarm settings & operation

Universal Protocol procedure for correct patient/procedure/site

þ Infant (Newborn -1 year)

þ Child/Pediatric (1-12 years)**

þ Adolescence (13-18 yrs)**

þ Adult (19-65 yrs)**

þ Geriatric (66 yrs)**

EDUCATION:

q Less than high school

q High school or GED

q Vocational/Technical

þ 2 year/Associate Degree

q 4 year/Bachelor Degree

q Post Graduate Degree

þ* *Knowledge of State ofAlaskalaw, Nurse Practice Act, Federal/CMS regulations and Joint Commission standards

q Knowledge of specialty equipment and tools:

EXPERIENCE:**

þPrefer three years clinical supervisory experience

þ Minimum requirement:two years of clinical nursing experience in acute care facility**

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Supervisor Emergency Services

Location: Alaska-Anchorage-Alaska Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 01406-5759