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Nurse Supervisor (RN) - Rehab

Company: UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
Location: Gwynn Oak
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID: 88297

Area of Interest: Nursing

Location: Baltimore,MD US

Hours of Work: 8am- 8pm, 8pm-8am

Job Facility: UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute

Employment Type: Full Time


What You Will Do:

Nurse Supervisor (RN) - Rehab
Full Time, Rotating Shift (0.9 ftes)
Baltimore, MD

Actively seeking candidates for a Nurse Supervisor (RN) - Rehab position to join our nursing leadership team with University of Maryland, Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Institute.


Lives are restored here on our campus every day! As the designated acute care rehabilitation and orthopaedic hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System, we are one of the largest, most comprehensive, and best-respected facilities in the nation. Patients and professionals alike appreciate the unique advantages offered here at UM Rehab & Ortho Institute.

With roots that go as far back as 1895, the UM Rehab & Ortho Institute continues to be a pioneer in orthopaedics and neurological disorders. From bones to brains, our cutting-edge hospital heals even the most serious of injuries, specializing in everything from total joint replacement to spinal cord injuries and neurological condition. In total, our 141-bed facility welcomes over 3,000 patients every year. As the state's largest provider of inpatient rehabilitation services, we offer some of the most advanced therapies for stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, orthopaedic and sports injury, among many others.

General Summary

Serves as senior administrative leader, role model, change agent, and operational coordinator of hospital activities. Supervises the coordination and delivery of care consistent with the mission and values of University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute within scope of practice, professional and regulatory standards. Consistently expresses and demonstrates respect, compassion and courtesy for patients, family/visitors, and team members. Oversees and demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age, culture, ethnicity, spirituality and individual diagnostic needs of the persons served. Designs and implements safe labor allocations and staffing adjustments in accordance with census, unit activity and budgetary considerations. Accountable to administration, staff and patients/families for totality of care delivery.

  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age, culture, ethnicity, and specific individual diagnostic needs of the patients served in his/her department. He/she must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's specific needs and provide the care needed by the patient group (pediatric, adolescents and/or geriatric patient group, culture and diagnostic specific).
  • Consistently expresses and demonstrates compassion and courtesy for patients. Extends courtesy and support to patient's families/visitors. Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
    • Emergency Event Management - All code events: clinical, life safety, or weather. Actual and Drill Independently identifies the need to declare a code event on behalf of patient/staff safety. Leads or intervenes promptly and decisively to minimize risk and direct staff activities according to Emergency Operating Plans. Calls debriefing event to order, collects relevant data, processes reports, and provides feedback to management on areas of deficiency in a timely fashion.
    • Judgment/Decision Quality - Identifies root causes of problems. Gathers and analyzes information to develop solution alternatives. Exhibits a trend of accurate judgment and sound decision making. Properly justifies reasoning behind decisions. Seeks management support when appropriate. Communicates decision outcomes to appropriate authority.
    • Diversity - Demonstrates sensitivity and promotes a multicultural environment of respect, inclusion and collaboration for all team members. Minimizes inter-group conflict by offering support and engaging in fair employee practices. Balances cultural needs or requests while upholding organizational values, enforcing performance expectations and meeting staffing targets for patient care. Applies the components of cultural competence, (i.e., honoring differences, expressing sensitivity) to the workforce.
    • Prioritizing and Delegating - Focuses on the right issue at the right time. Acts on important or urgent tasks before tackling less important ones. Leverages available resources and properly assigns tasks that can be and should be delegated. Provides a clear direction to designee. Reviews situation to identify opportunities to change or realign tasks in accordance with current conditions.
    • Assuring the effectiveness and efficiency of patient flow by performing pre-admission screening, reservation and bed control functions.
    • Participates in the initiation and implementation of information systems to streamline staffing operations. In regards to the selection, training and maintenance of an automated nurse scheduling system and agency contract negotiations.
    • Responsible for the identification of the educational needs and development of the Per Diem, Perm Floater employee and evaluating their effectiveness.
    • Monitor daily productivity and shuffle sheets and assure patient care coverage for staff is adequate based on the census.
    • Coordinates unit specific staffing coverage for the hospital. Operational and financial management of staffing issues for the hospital. Communicates staffing needs as well as serves as a resource to assist in making sound changes/adjustments to staffing for operational, financial and human resource activities as defined by the unit Director.
    • Medical Emergency Preparedness: Debriefing of all code events, organ procurement, RRT.
    • Infection Control: Standard Precautions, Isolations Precautions, Patient Cohorting.
    • Employee Health: Injuries, Needle stick, Safe Lifting.
    • Information Systems: STAR System, VASTECH, EMR.
    • Communications with Patient Care Managers and/or Administration: Practice or Conduct Variations, Emergency Codes, Employee Injury, Patient/Family Complaints.
    • Rounding on Units: Assessment of Patient Care Requirements, Supports Unit Rounding Initiative.
    • Conflict Intervention and Resolution.
    • Assessment/Reduction of Sitters and Trips.
    • Family Tours.
    • Maintains Proper Confidentiality.
    • Attendance in monthly staff meeting and all other departmental meetings deemed mandatory, is required. Attendance at mandatory in-services is required.
    • Initiate and deliver Per Diem and Perm Floater Performance Evaluations on a monthly basis.
    • Participate in the development of policies and procedures.
    • Oversees the agency process in regards to verification of hours worked.
    • Identify educational needs and development of the employees evaluating their effectiveness.
    • Initiates and performs performance reviews for the Permanent Floater and Perm Diem Staff.
    • Contributes to the regulatory process (i.e. CARF, TJC) assuring that all the components of the program are in place and current.
    • Monitor and provide necessary staffing requirements for the budget process, as it relates to the Permanent Floaters, Per Diem Staff and the OSA.
    • Monitors the quality of care provided by the Permanent Floaters and Per Diem; providing counseling and disciplinary action when necessary.
    • Collaborates with director on long- and short-term planning relating to the general operations of the Staffing & Resource department.
    • Quality and Patient Safety
    • Cost Effectiveness
    • Education and Research
      As a Registered Nurse at UM Rehab & Ortho, you'll experience:
      • A supportive and collaborative work environment
      • A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage - Tax-Free Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement and more!
      • Work Life Balance: You'll accrue vacation + holiday + sick leave and personal leave days; we offer dependent care reimbursement, short/long term disability and an employee assistant program.
      • Educational Assistance: We support your continuing education and career advancement by offering tuition reimbursement & continuing education options.
      • FREE Parking
        We're making Maryland stronger!

        What You Need to Be Successful:


        Education & Experience
        • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland is required.
        • BLS required.
        • ACLS required.
        • BSN is required.
        • 3yrs of Charge Nurse experience strongly preferred.
        • Critical Care experience strongly preferred.
        • Masters or enrollment in a Master's program, is highly desirable.
        • Certification in area of specialty preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
          • Demonstrated ability to assume administrative and clinical leadership role.
          • Demonstrated/documented highly effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
          • Demonstrated effectiveness as an interdisciplinary team member.
          • Ability to learn and apply computer systems in order to manage patient information...... click apply for full job details

Keywords: UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute, Baltimore , Nurse Supervisor (RN) - Rehab, Healthcare , Gwynn Oak, Maryland

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