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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Staffing & Data Resource Ctr
Category: Nursing
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 747462
Date Posted: 5/9/2023
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Supervisor, Supplemental Pool provides supportive leadership, driving accountability in promoting quality patient care and an engaging work environment, during assigned shift. Works collaboratively and effectively with the Supplemental Staffing Leadership, Clinical Educator, Staffing Office, House Supervisors, and nursing leadership. This position works independently and receives supervision of work activities from the Manager and Director of Supplemental Staffing.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Leadership
    • Consistently rounds on staff creating a supportive rapport with all team members.
    • Provides team leadership, demonstrates strong, consistent clear communication, and serves as a central point of information informing all team members.
    • Functions as part of a leadership team with the Manager and Director of Supplemental Staffing operational changes, quality improvement and or productivity issue for the department.
    • Acts as a role model by displaying exemplary, compassionate, and professional behavior, motivating staff to provide excellent, patient-focused service
    • Manages multiple priorities and applies effective time management skills. Exercises flexibility and accepts the challenge of change in a dynamic environment.
    • Identifies opportunities for department process/staff experience improvement and executes solutions under department leadership.
    • Demonstrates the ability to lead decisions that reflect organizational standards and values – utilizes the Shared Governance process.
    • Utilizes the chain of command to communicate in real time patient care, staff, family, and visitor concerns and outcomes.
  2. Staff Development
    • Develops skills among staff including critical thinking, problem solving, engagement, leadership and career advancement.
    • Provides guidance, mentoring, and direction as appropriate for ongoing staff development and retention.
    • Leads employees through ongoing goal setting, training, and performance feedback.
  3. Supervision Duties
    • May participate in the hiring process – interview and unit/organization integration.
    • Monitors staff performance and provides direction, coaching, recognition, counseling, and disciplinary action as appropriate utilizing Just Culture concepts/processes.
    • Assists manager in developing and revising staffing schedules to required skill mix is available.
    • Post finalized schedules based on established timelines, in collaboration with manager and scheduler.
    • Responsible for reviewing, adjusting, and approving timecards.
  4. Collaboration
    • Collaborates with Supplemental Staffing manager and director, and unit-based leaders to lead, create, and maintain an environment that advocates for staff and promotes individual/team engagement through clinical/administrative expertise and professional leadership.
    • Collaborates with other departments healthcare professional team members to maintain effective communication channels by gathering and exchanging information, obtaining solutions to problems, and coordinating services to ensure optimal outcomes are achieved.
    • Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/communication with members of the unit based leadership teams and staff to facilitate continuity of patient care.
    • Coordinates staff meetings and creates meeting agendas in collaboration with department Manager, Educator, and Director.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Associate degree in nursing or bachelor’s degree in nursing. Required
2. Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two years nursing experience or demonstrated competence in bedside nursing role. Required
2. One year supervisory or lead experience. Preferred
3. Experience with pediatric patient populations. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current Arizona RN license or RN Compact license with multistate privileges, and in compliance with the Arizona State Board of Nursing licensure requirements. Required
2. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association. Required
3. Current PALS or NRP provider from the American Heart Association. Required
4. Current and valid nursing certification in clinical nursing expertise required or must be able to obtain within one year of eligibility. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
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