Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Fort Smith is a joint venture partnership between Kindred Healthcare and Mercy. This brand new state of the art, 50 bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital provides care for adults recovering from conditions such as stroke, neurological disease, injury to the brain or spinal cord and other debilitating illnesses or injuries. Kindred and Mercy are also partners for rehabilitation hospitals in Oklahoma City, St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri.
With more than 25 standalone inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) across a dozen states, Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS) is a partner of choice for many major hospital systems in the creation and success of joint-venture operations that outperform in both clinical and financial outcomes. We bring proven rehabilitation management and services expertise that benefits our partners as well as the nearly 50,000 IRF patients we see each year who seek to recover and get home quickly from any of a number of conditions, including stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, orthopedic injury, neurological conditions, amputation and trauma.
The House Supervisor functions under the direction and supervision of the CCO and assumes responsibility for the hospital. The house supervisor in collaboration with the CCO and leadership team assists to implement, interpret and assure compliance with policies and procedures including regulatory and accreditation standards. The house supervisor directly supervises the nurses. The house supervisor is responsible for implementing hospital goals and objectives based on budget parameters. The house supervisor reinforces the mission and vision of the hospital in all interactions.
The Clinical Supervisor assures the provision of safe and effective patient care after hours, on weekends and on holidays.
Responsibilities include assessment of all departments in order to assure continuity of care and report pertinent information to management and administration.
Provides a professional working environment for employees.
The House Supervisor is responsible for effectively communicating unusual occurrences or complaints for follow -up and intervenes immediately when needed
Ensures the nursing department staff performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Ensures occurrence of appropriate documentation, including documentation of medical necessity, by staff in medical records; monitors completion and revisions to the Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
Assures compliance with nursing scope of practice and HIPAA.
Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy.
Assures education and training is provided to nursing staff on Functional Independent Measure (FIM); assures timely and accurate FIM assessments and scoring are performed.
Enforces compliance of the nursing department with education/in-service requirements/orientation and competencies.
Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and practice; encourages staff development, including acquisition of CRRN for qualified registered nurses.
Assists to review and evaluate risk and quality indicators, patient satisfaction results, and outcomes in order to continually improve performance and outcomes; communicates this information to the nursing department.
Coordinate new admissions: staff assignments and room placement.
Ensures nursing attendance and participation in team conferences.
Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis.
Manages staffing plans, nursing hours per patient day, and quality of work of nursing staff.
Ensures limited agency usage and overtime hours by managing and monitoring the nursing schedule.
Completes special projects in a timely manner.
May have patient care assignment in addition to daily responsibilities.
Other duties as assigned
Graduate of accredited registered nurse program with current licensure in the state. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required,
Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) required on eligibility.
Minimum of two years of previous nursing management required
Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred; proficiency in basic computer skills required.
Demonstrates problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Job:Nurse ManagementPrimary Location:AR-Fort Smith-CHC PR & MSA Mercy Ft Smith AROrganization:6804 - CHC PR & MSA Mercy Ft Smith ARShift:Night
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.