Administrative House Supervisor - Behavioral Health

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

  • Berkeley, CA
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 months ago
The Administrative House Supervisor (HS) supervises all hospital operations and is the programming representative of Hospital Administration in collaboration with the Nurse Managers after regular business hours, holidays, and weekends and when their support is needed for management relief. The Administrative House Supervisor works collaboratively with Nurse Managers and the Administrator On-Call on various projects as well as facilitates process and procedure, enforces policy and trouble shoots barriers to optimal patient care delivery. The HS will nurture a just culture by being collegial with all stakeholders both internal and external. The HS will support educational initiatives and attaining quality and core measure goals for the system. The HS will do anything required to optimize the patient experience and family relations. The HS will round with staff and physicians for throughput strategies to decrease length of stay, expedite admissions and offload the emergency department and PACU however possible through appropriate resource allocation. This position collaborates and frequently communicates with both the Ashby and Merritt campuses to plan for staffing and resource management. The HS will participate in LEAN initiatives including Kaizen events for standard work design as appropriate. The HS will work closely with the Resource Planning Center personnel to keep the hospital staffed appropriately and efficiently. HS will actively communicate any human resource issues with the unit manager and the Director of Operations Support. Will support patient placement and through put needed

Qualifications

Education:

Nursing Diploma or Associate's Degree Required

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Health-Related field Preferred

Business Administration or related field with significant experience in administration strongly Preferred

Master's in Nursing or Health Administration Preferred

License:

Registered Nurse - State Licensure - RN Required

Basic Life Support Certification - BLS Required

Department-Specific Requirements for Behavioral Health:

Minimum of three years of psychiatric nursing experience - Required

Competence in psychiatric nursing assessment and mental status exam

Strong Competence in psychiatric emergency services

Must have working knowledge of TJC and CMS Standards

Must have knowledge of emergency preparedness and response policies and procedures

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