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Providence Health & Services Nursing House Supervisor in Medford, Oregon


Providence is looking a Nursing House Supervisor for Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR. This is a full-time, night shift position. Hours will be 7pm-7:30am (3, 12 hour shifts per week). You will also participate in the team's weekend rotation.

You will assume responsibility and accountability for operations in all departments for an assigned shift, including representing hospital Administration and Department Directors during their absence.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain professional competency, improve personal strengths in leadership and clinical skills, and develop a plan of self-growth.

  • Assume responsibility for own personal continuing education and developmental needs.

  • Seek opportunities for on-going education.

  • Plan and yearly redefine self-development goals.

  • Attend Annual Review and 16 hours of Educational Programs.

  • Ensure quality patient care.

  • Assist Depart Directors/Nurse Managers in the delivery, monitoring, and evaluation of the appropriateness and quality of patient care.

  • Ensure privacy and confidentiality for patients, their families, and medical records.

  • Review and follow up on all incidents and complaints on a shift, including documentation.

  • Serve as patient advocate.

  • Manage assigned personnel.

  • Utilize acuity system guidelines or professional association standard to arrange staffing for each nursing unit for on-coming shift, as well as controlling present shift hours.

  • Control nursing hours using Medicus guidelines with Department Director/Nurse Manager’s input.

  • Plan ahead with staff when it is indicated to send someone home early or float staff to another area.

  • Utilize personnel efficiently and effectively.

  • Show awareness of continuity of care.

  • Carefully arrange staff mix.

  • Utilize staff from one area to help fill temporary need elsewhere.

  • Provide feedback to department directors on staff performance for all departments.

  • Provide timely feedback about work performance of new employees during probationary period to department Director and Clinical Educators.

  • Provide active support and guidelines to employees in all departments in the absence of the department Director.

  • Assist Department Director/Nurse Managers with observation, evaluation, or counseling of their assigned personnel by supplying written documented data.

  • Identify and address performance problems as they occur.

  • Initiate the progressive disciplinary process as appropriate.

  • Respect individual’s privacy when counseling staff members.

  • Support, and assist with, instructional programs:

  • New Providence employees in orientation.

  • Students from affiliated teaching programs.

  • Addressing growth and development needs of clinical staff through support of in-house education program

  • Serve as a professional role model for all hospital personnel.

  • Assist with hiring, promotion, rotation, and termination of Patient Care Services personnel.

  • Provide resources, or hands-on clinical instruction or assistance, as necessary.

  • Represent hospital Administration and Department Directors during their absence.

  • Direct and supervise the medical center effectively in the absence of Administrators and Department Directors.

  • Coordinate Disaster Plan, activities according to Plan.

  • Authorize trauma diversion of the Emergency Medical system, based on Oregon state standards.

  • Correct utilization of hospital or borrowed equipment and supplies.

  • Document exceptional, or unsatisfactory work performance by any employee, and direct this information to the appropriate manager or director.

  • Investigate and take appropriate disciplinary action for significant violations of PMMC polic

  • Document known facts of incident.

  • Suspend employee if necessary.

  • Either immediately contacts appropriate department Director or assure that knowledge of the incident and steps taken reaches department director(or her/his replacement by following A.M.)

  • Act to fill medication and retrieve medical records under policy/procedure in the absence of regular department personnel

  • Document and communicate any unusual occurrences of problems during a shift to Administration and/or appropriate Department Director.

  • Promote cooperative relationships with the public and the media while maintaining patient confidentiality.


Required qualifications in this position include:

  • Four (4) years clinical experience in acute care nursing

  • Current Oregon license as a Registered Nurse

  • BLS/ACLS at time of hire

Preferred qualifications in this position include :

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing

  • One (1) year supervisory experience

About Providence in Oregon:

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 251211