Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements


The Hospital Supervisor (Nursing) is accountable for the hospital wide administrative, operational, human resource, and patient safety management on off-shifts and holidays. This supervisor works closely with hospital leadership and serves as the onsite administrative resource on assigned shifts. The Hospital Supervisor provides oversight to ensure that care delivery, quality management, and staff utilization patterns are congruent with HCHD policies, guidelines, and standards. The Hospital Supervisor has the authority to make all operational and human resource decisions relevant to his or her assigned shift as long as the decisions are consistent with district and departmental policies, standards, and other approved guidelines. The Hospital Supervisor maintains open communication with Pavilion leadership and other disciplines concerning operations and actual or potential problems; engaging Executive Administrative and departmental leadership as needed, to assure appropriate communication regarding Pavilion operations.

The Hospital Supervisor is responsible for facilitating an environment that cultivates exemplary patient care. As a member of the hospital's leadership team, this supervisor establishes a setting that supports professional practice and empowers staff to provide safe, effective, compassionate, and efficient care in collaboration with all health care disciplines. The Hospital Supervisor ensures compliance with standards established by professional organizations; national, state, and local regulatory agencies; and institutional policies and procedures. The Hospital Supervisor is accountable for operations that uphold high standards of integrity and ethical behavior. The Hospital Supervisor mentors others and role models professionalism.


Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing with a Bachelors degree in Nursing or related field required. Masters degree in Nursing or related field is preferred. Holds at least one (1) of the following in Nursing: Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral degree.

Masters Degree is preferred.


a) Applicable professional certification in administration or relevant clinical specialty certification is to be completed within two (2) years, if not held at the time of appointment.
b) Current RN license or valid permit to practice professional nursing in Texas.
c) Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.

Work Experience: Five (5) years clinical experience plus three (3) management/leadership experience.

Management Experience: Three (3) years management/leadership experience is required.


Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Other Skills:
Analytical, PC, Medical Terms

Work Schedule:
Weekends, Holidays, Flexible

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