Summa Health System - Akron Campus
Full time - 40 hours/week, 8-hour and 12-hour shifts
Weekday coverage 3:00-11:30pm
Weekend and holiday rotation coverage 7:00am-7:30pm
Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region’s top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.
Directs and monitors patient care activities under general direction, in collaboration with nurse managers. Assigns work, monitors and develops work performance of caregivers in assigned area. Assumes responsibility for resource allocation during assigned shift. Applies systematic problem solving approach in developing, implementing and evaluating plans for patient flow/placement and efficiency for patient care outcomes and satisfaction. Facilitates admissions, transfers, and discharges by interacting with bed control, multiple departments, nursing management, nursing staff and social services, physicians, other agencies, etc. accountable for verification of census reconciliation.
Formal Education Required:
-Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing or a school accepted for candidacy status from an accrediting body.
-Current license to practice nursing in the State of Ohio
-Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred
Experience & Training Required:
-Three (3) years related professional experience
-One (1) year in a supervisory capacity
Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:
-Ability to work assigned alternate shift weekends
-Ability to problem-solve in clinically complex situations
-Excellent communication, leadership, organization and interpersonal skills
-Ability to work well within a team environment by accepting and offering honest and constructive feedback, supporting team goals and encouraging fellow team members
-Competencies in assigned area of responsibility are determined by divisional leadership
-Population Specific Competency: ability to effectively interact with patients/customers with the understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity