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Operations Administrator RN Part Time (Days)

Company: Houston Methodist
Location: Baytown
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYAt Houston Methodist, the Operations Administrator (OA) position is responsible for providing operational oversight and leadership throughout the organization. This position is responsible for leadership in unforeseen situations, making timely decisions that directly impact patient care, fostering interdepartmentalinterprofessional collaboration which reflect the mission and values of Houston Methodist. The OA position ensures timely and effective communication and provides clinical guidance in the management of patient care, staffing, and interpreting and implementing established policies and procedures. This position creates an environment for the management and delivery of safe patient care. The OA position demonstrates critical thinking through self-direction, initiative, effective interpersonal skills and oralwritten communications skills.PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIESJob responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.PEOPLE - 30%Assigns available personnel, assesses triage assignments and makes appropriate modifications during the shift as necessary. Plans and coordinates staffing needs for the next shift and assesses needs for the following shift. (EF)Role models interprofessional communication, which includes active listening and teaching, communicating organizational information and all aspects of administrative and clinical practice in a respectful and positive way when interacting with staff. (EF)Conducts fair and consistent leadership skills for effective team dynamics and teambuilding strategies through problem resolution and coaching. Supports policy adherence and provides disciplinary measures when appropriate. Assists with staff stress management as needed. (EF)Improves department score for turnoverretentionemployee engagement. (EF)SERVICE - 30%Coordinates and expedites the admissiondischarge, transfer and bed control process to optimize patient flow. Monitors and facilitates smooth and timely patient flow to ensure process efficiency. Provides bed assignments support as needed with designee. (EF)Oversees the activity in hospital operations during their shift. Manages administrative issues effectively, informs and documents pertinent information to Executive On Call, executive staff, directors and managers. (EF)Partners with public relations to manage outside media. (EF)Troubleshoots problems andor issues regarding patientfamily care, visitors, and facility issues on off shifts and weekends. Drives service standards and activities to improve department score for patient satisfaction, through role modeling and fostering accountability. (EF)QUALITYSAFETY - 20%Monitors and analyzes work methods, staff scheduling and make appropriate adjustments, to assure a high level of service quality and cost effectiveness (EF)Maintains awarenessresponsiveness of all emergency codes anddisaster preparedness, coordinating when critical situations occur. Role models situational awareness, using teachable moments to improve safety. (EF)Participates andor leads and facilitates department process improvements. (EF)FINANCE - 10%Attends daily care coordination rounds to facilitate patient progression. Manages bed closures and staffing allocationcancellations to optimize efficiencies and reduce overtime. (EF)Implements department strategies to achieve financial target and staffing needs. Mentors others to do the same through timely documentation of care, decreasing length of stay, optimizing efficiency, minimizing incidental overtime, and other areas as appropriate. (EF)GROWTHINNOVATION - 10%Serves as a mentorrole model and actively participates in hospital quality, service and shared governance councils, making recommendations for improvements within and across departmentsunits, committees, and quality improvement initiatives. Supports change initiatives and adapts to unexpected changes. (EF)Seeks opportunities to identify developmental needs of self and staff and takes appropriate action. Ensures own career discussions occur with appropriate management. Completes and updates the individual development plan (IDP) on an on-going basis. (EF)This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related businessjob duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSBachelor's degree or higher from an accredited school of nursing. Current incumbents will have until December 31, 2021 to attain a Bachelor's degreeMaster's degree preferredEXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSFive years hospital experience in nursing; for HM internal, four years experience in nursing which includes HM performance that demonstrates progressive leadership abilities, i.e. charge nurse responsibilitiesCERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIREDTexas RN license or temporary TX RN license, should obtain permanent license within 90 days. Compact license acceptable according to current Board of Nursing requirementsAmerican Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)Nonviolent Crisis Intervention within 90 days, post date of hiretransferAmerican Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC)-recognized certification within one year of eligibilityKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDDemonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluationsSufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or securityAbility to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principlesDemonstrates successful conflict resolution in a timely manner with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team membersDemonstrates professionalism and consistently models excellent customer service skillsAbility to work effectively in a fast-paced environmentDemonstrates flexibility and adaptability in the workplaceDemonstrates problem solving skills to include investigation, identification of cause(s) and development of corrective actionSUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTSWork AttireYesNoUniformNoScrubsYesBusiness professionalYesOther (dept approved)No-- -On-Call* No (for Non-Exempt or Exempt jobs)*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (ie. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc) regardless of selection above.-- --- --- -Travel** -- -May require travel withinNo-- -Houston Metropolitan area-- --- -May require travel outsideNoof Houston Metropolitan area-- -**Travel specifications may vary by department.-- -Please note any other special considerations to this job: __________________________Company Profile:Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital, located 35 miles southeast of Houston, is the area's only full-service hospital offering specialized medical care for patients at every stage in life. Houston Methodist Baytown houses 226 operating beds, with 15 operating rooms and more than 1,700 employees. The hospital brings Texas Medical Center excellence and quality care close to East Harris and surrounding counties.

Keywords: Houston Methodist, Baytown , Operations Administrator RN Part Time (Days), Healthcare , Baytown, Texas

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