Department: Nursing Floaters / Benefit Time - L7032
Position Summary: Ensures appropriate coordination of staffing resources to the Nursing Management Team. Facilitates the Department of Nursing staffing of the hospital and long term care departments by utilizing and identifying available nursing resources, under the direction of Nursing Management, based upon unit needs and staff/census fluctuations to maintain cost-effective staffing patterns. Supports Nursing Management in maintaining accurate demographic, skill, and scheduling information on all nursing employees in a computerized scheduling system. Serves as manager and provides direct supervision to team of Nursing Administrative Coordinators. Essential Functions: Scheduling Optimizes the scheduling of daily staff, PRN, and agency personnel to meet established staffing guidelines. Tasks: Reviews daily staffing guidelines for the Department of Nursing, in concert with Nursing Management, identifying staffing deficits or overages and initiating corrective actions. Responds proactively to secure appropriate replacement staff for call-outs. Assesses staffing needs a minimum of four weeks prior to all holidays taking appropriate actions. Notifies Nurse Manager when all efforts to secure staffing have been exhausted without success.