HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Supervisor - Med/Surg Ortho - Nights in Round Rock, Texas

Round Rock Medical Center

Located in Round Rock Texas (Austin Texas area)

Unit Description:

Med/Surg Ortho
This 36-bed nursing unit provides the opportunity to work with a wide variety of medical/surgical and telemetry patients. The typical patient population is adult and geriatric. The occasional pediatric patient is seen. A broad range of skills are required to care for this population of patients. The surgical aspect of the patient populations encompasses general surgery, surgical plastics, genito-urinary surgery and ENT surgery patients. The medical population encompasses but is not limited to patients with diagnoses of heart failure, diabetes mellitus, renal disease coronary artery disease, infectious disease and respiratory conditions. The established staff offers a supportive environment in which to learn and grow. Bedside charting capabilities are available using a laptop cart for documentation and medication administration via electronic medication administration record (e-MAR), and a substation in each hallway that houses immediately needed supplies. There is ancillary staff of Unit Secretary and Patient Care Techs to assist our nursing staff as well as a large amount of hospital volunteers.

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the unit's Director or designee the Supervisor Nursing Unit (SNU) assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions in the unit on his/her designated shifts. In collaboration with other members of the management team, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in unit. The SNU: Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions during the designated shift. Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff. Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided when s/he is on duty. Makes decisions regarding activities within these areas based on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team.

Knowledge & Skills:

Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes independent decisions of a complex nature. Interfaces directly with public, physicians, staff, patients, administration and ancillary/ support department representatives. Maintains confidentiality of patient's medical records. Regular and predictable attendance is required. Written and verbal communication skills adequate for performance of the position. Written & verbal communication skills along with the supervisory skills are required. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Recognizes that variables such as age, race, nationality, culture, disease-causing vulnerabilities, and socioeconomic factors affect the patient populations under their care. Uses interventions appropriate to these factors (e.g., interpreter, dietary preferences, social service consult, etc.)


Education: Required: BSN

Experience: Required: Minimum of three years supervisory experience.


Required: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas. ACLS and BLS certification. Preferred: Orthopedic Certification

Title: Registered Nurse Supervisor - Med/Surg Ortho - Nights

Location: Texas-Round Rock-Round Rock Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06240-40444