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House Administrator

Company: Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke's Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart - Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet - hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke's also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area. - -CHI St. Luke's Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, has been serving our community since 1954. Operating 137 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states, making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents. -We proudly provide a vast array of services that help us keep our community safe and healthy. - -We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:--- Health/Dental/Vision Insurance--- Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and dependent adults--- Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times--- Flexible spending accounts--- Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft --- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family--- Paid Time Off (PTO) --- Tuition Assistance for career growth and development--- Matching Retirement Programs--- Wellness Programs -
Responsibilities
As a Float Pool Per Diem House Administrator, you will be responsible for maintaining clinical exposure through intervention, coordination of patient care, role modeling and consulting/problem solving. Utilizing the nursing process, you will ensure compliance with quality standards established by regulatory agencies, Hospital standards of care, performance enhancement programs, and risk management. Other duties and responsibilities include:

Applying critical thinking to all scenarios requiring progressive communication with the Administrator on call; Making collaborative decisions with the nursing supervisors and the AOC which will impact the hospital's overall operations status.Actively participating in monitoring and controlling expenses outlined in the operational budget for patient care areas. Managing incident reports and patient concerns. Coaching and counseling staff and completing counseling documentation as indicated in collaboration with the unit manager; demonstrating self-leadership through self-assessment, requests for feedback, and action plans that include continuous learning both formally and experientially.Managing overtime and unit staffing for all nursing staff based on budget, patient acuity and census after 3 pm and on weekends. Communicates staffing decisions to Nurse Managers of concerned area.Analyzing and Managing Bed Huddle process.Responding and intervening in all emergency situations which include House wide Codes, STEMI -and Hypothermia Emergency room Patients.Coordinating all staff nurse sick calls and communicating information to the manager of concern and the SSP manager.Responsible for the notification of Endoscopy and Operating room on call staff after 2300 M-F and Sat and Sun.Acting promptly and decisively to address problems that arise throughout the house.Serving as administrative/management representative at all times. -
Qualifications
Education/Certification/Licensure:
  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) (required)
  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas (required)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification (required)Experience: -
    • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience (required)
    • Supervisory/Leadership experience (preferred)
    • Must have demonstrated effective communication skills and ability to work with other departments
    • Experience working with people of different skill, experience, and educational background

Keywords: Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Houston , House Administrator, Other , Houston, Texas

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