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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health House Supervisor - Nursing Administration in Santa Rosa, California

We are looking for a House Supervisor for the Nursing Administration Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 12-hour, Nights

Job Summary:

Reports to the Director of Nursing and is responsible for the coordination of patient flow and supervisory activities of float staff during their assigned shift. This position serves as a nursing resource and intervenes in difficult situations or medical crisis. The House Supervisor advocates for the protection and rights of individuals, families, health care providers, nursing and other professions especially related to health and safety. The House Supervisor will ensure the continuing coordination of operations of all hospital departments being consistent with the hospital's values, goals and strategic plan. This position has the authority and responsibility to exercise "command decisions" in all emergency and safety-related situations. Develops programs, policies, procedures, and standards of care to ensure patients' nursing care needs are assessed, evaluated and met.

Essential Functions:

  • Assumes responsibility for the overall hospital operations, communicating significant issues with appropriate department manager, director, nursing executive, other executive leader and/or administrator on-call.

  • Functions as bed control manager, primary contact for bed planning, staffing and patient flow. Serves as first line liaison with the transfer center, departmental staff and physicians regarding patient acceptance and or directs admissions to other regional ministries if capacity is limited based on services needed and available.

  • Implements, interprets and assures compliance with administrative and nursing service standards of practice and policies and procedures. Works closely with unit managers and directors to ensure compliance with Title 22, The Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) standards and regulations. Also provides staff support to ensure and maintain a continuous state of readiness.

  • Acts as a resource person and actively provides expertise. Maintains open lines of communication to address concerns, problems or dissatisfaction of patient/family, physicians, staff, visitors or volunteers. Utilizes the administrative and medical staff leadership chain of command as a resource to protect patient safety and manage ministry risk.

  • Maintains awareness of events affecting patient care by maintaining communication with managers to include conducting department rounding. Prioritizes and coordinates patient care needs with nursing and ancillary departments, intervening appropriately as necessary.

  • Responsible for working with the staffing coordinator to assure efficient, appropriate and equitable staffing for all patient care units based on patient acuity, availability of staff and guidelines. Ensures daily staffing schedules are completed and posted in a timely manner and that staff assignment records are complete and accurate.

  • Collaborates closely with departmental managers and shift leads to ensure that census and financial targets are met.

  • Facilitates daily bed huddle meetings with managers and lead staff.

  • Responsible for the oversight of float pool assigned to shift.

  • Supervises all code blue, code red, code yellow, code (green), code gray, code 100 and other hospital emergency situations. Serves as initial incident commander in event of internal or external disaster until relieved by another leader trained in incident command.

  • Identifies and resolves system/personnel problems that could negatively affect patient care. Follows through on problem resolution. Provides input on performance of staff house-wide and relays pertinent information to appropriate department manager.

  • Performs and supports human resource functions of assigned staff to include hiring, time and attendance, annual evaluations, counseling, terminations and annual competencies.


  • Demonstrates excellent communication/interpersonal skills both written and verbal creating a culture that fosters open, honest, and respectful exchanges.

  • Demonstrates the ability to problem solve, analyze situations, think critically, give constructive feedback and supervise a team of others.

  • Strong basic working knowledge of applications, including bed tracking system.

  • Basic understanding of staffing and budgetary/fiscal concepts.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Experience: 2 years recent clinical experience.


  • Current RN license.

  • BLS within 60 days of hire.

  • ACLS within 60 days of hire.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.


  • 2 years Management experience.

  • 5 years Clinical experience.

Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Non- Clinical Lead/ Supervisor/ Manager

Req ID: R332877