Administrative Nursing Supervisor

Allina Health

Allina Health

Administration, People & HR, Operations
St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

November 15, 2023


34003800 Patient Care Support Services


Day (United States of America)

Shift Length:

12 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:

Every 3rd

Job Summary:

The Administrative Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and facilitating patient care functions within the hospital. The individual in this role demonstrates advanced knowledge to manage the patient care operations in the absence of the Vice Presidents, Directors, and Department Managers. This leadership role includes responsibility for establishing meaningful communication systems, assuring effective resources management, and coordinating patient placement and care processes across multiple departments.

Key Position Details:

External candidates - Bonus eligible.

  • .60 FTE (48-hours every two-week schedule)

  • 12-hour Day shift, every 3rd weekend

  • Benefit eligible.

  • Non-Union

The Administrative Nursing Supervisor Team supports 24/7 the day-to-day coordination and facilitation of patient care functions within the hospital, including flow and staffing. In addition, this team member attends all codes and facilitates direct admissions from other hospitals.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

Serves as the representative of hospital administration and management in their absence.

  • Maintains an environment to meet patient and family needs for safety, comfort, education and support.

  • Refers situations to Patient Representative, Risk Management, Employee Health, Nursing Leaders as appropriate.

  • Works with unit charge nurse and physicians to place patient admissions and transfers.

  • Informs on-call Administrator / Department Manager of resolved and / or pending problems and actions taken.

  • Gives direction to other hospital departments in the absence of their manager to assure the delivery of patient care.

  • Enforces high standards for the quality of patient care delivered on patient care units. Incorporate patient, staff and physician needs and concerns into decision making and action.

Serves as resource and coach to hospital employees.

  • Provides interpretation and information regarding policies and procedures, including personnel processes.

  • Directs staff to potential resources / equipment sources within hospital or community.

  • Intercedes with employees on situational issues, taking action per hospital policy.

  • Serves as a resource and mentor for charge nurses on off shifts and weekends.

Identifies issues which impact patient care throughout the hospital.

  • Participates in resolving system issues, taking immediate action when appropriate and/or triaging to operational managers.

  • Analyzes problems in a systematic, logical and timely manner.

  • Responds to physician and staff concerns and relates information to operational staff.

Manages situations in a manner consistent with hospital policies and nursing practice standards.

  • Responds to emergency calls, including emergency codes and acts as resource to team members.

  • Manages media and external communications according to established policy.

  • Responds to concerns of patients and family members in absence of Patient Representative using positive service recovery skills. Role models customer services focus with patients, families and physicians.

  • Maintains a safe environment for patients, public, and staff

Allocates daily staffing resources.

  • Determines staffing resource needs in collaboration with unit charge nurses, considering staffing numbers, skill mix and competency requirements.

  • Provides direction to Staffing Office personnel in allocating resources.

  • Assess staffing needs on an ongoing basis and make adjustments as needed for flexing staffing to patient care needs.

Facilitates patient placement.

  • Use established placement guidelines for primary and secondary unit or most appropriate placement based on patient needs.

  • Integrates staffing and bed availability information in making placement decisions.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Associate's or Vocational degree in Nursing required and bachelor’s preferred.

  • 2 to 5 years in an acute care setting required and

  • 1 year as charge nurse or similar role required.

  • 2 to 5 years of management/leadership skills preferred.

  • RN - MN Board of Nursing required and

  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently