RN Clinical Unit Supervisor - Float Pool - Full Time Days


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MLK Community Hospital & Foundation
1680 E. 120th St.
Los Angeles
United States of America
Nursing - RN
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Salary Range (Depending on Experience):
$50.24 - $76.48


The Clinical Unit Supervisor is a skilled and experienced professional Registered Nurse (RN) responsible for excellence in the clinical practice of nursing and the management of Medical-Surgical and Telemetry Nursing care patient care. Reporting to the Manager of Central Staffing, the Clinical Unit Supervisor has 12 hour accountability for organizing, planning, directing, coordinating, and providing high quality, individualized patient/family centered care based on the Watson Model of Care, including the identification and demonstration of abilities to meet special needs and considerations of Age and Population Specific awareness. The Clinical Unit Supervisor will promote the maximum growth and development of the employees and assure patient advocacy. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community  Hospital. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support Martin Luther King, Jr. Community  Hospital's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality and performance improvement process activities.


  1. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships while acting as the primary liaison to Float Pool Staff in assigned locations, Medical Staff and other personnel.
  2. Demonstrates teamwork and collaboration with In patient and out patient units, Bed Board, and Care Management when facilitating the admission, transfer and discharge of patients. 
  3. Anticipates staffing needs and moves proactively to respond to them house wide.
  4. Assumes shift accountability by setting measurable goals and objectives so that sensitive, caring, optimum quality, and cost effective care is delivered in an environment of compassion, and respect through effective and efficient teamwork and rounding.
  5. Determines appropriate assignments of Float pool staff in various departments, by considering each employee's skills, abilities, competencies, experiences and expertise, given such factors as staffing ratio, patient census, acuity level, complexity of treatment and language needs.
  6. Ensures Float pool staff are released for meal breaks and regular breaks in compliance with Title 22 regulations.
  7. Delivers direct patient care at times in response to the needs of the various units in accordance with the duties and responsibilities of a staff Registered Nurse.
  8. Maintains a safe and clean environment that complies with regulatory standards including Patient Safety Goals.
  9. Maintains a positive work environment, acts as a good role model for the staff and promotes service excellence that will maintain/improve customer satisfaction.
  10. Actively resolves complaints and/or conflicts involving patients, patients' visitors/families and physicians.
  11. Assists in the interview process of applicants for unit positions and makes recommendations to the Nurse Manager. Ensure that all new hires have competency and orientation packet completed within 90 days from start date.
  12. Contributes to the counseling process as directed by the Nurse Manager.
  13. Assist with the performance evaluation of employees and make recommendations as needed.
  14. Assists Nurse Manager in reviewing payroll in Kronos time for employees, including entering corrections as needed.
  15. Responsible for notifying Administration, Nurse Manager, House Supervisor and Risk Manager of risk events and follow up as appropriate.
  16. Participates in the implementation of the unit specific Quality and Performance Improvement Plan, completes monitoring forms and reports findings to the Nurse Manager.
  17. Maintains intimate knowledge of Medical Surgical and Telemetry policies and procedures and acts as a resource for the RN's on the units.
  18. Assists Unit Manger with Electronic schedule by balancing schedule per protocol.


A.   Education

  • Bachelor of Sciences degree in nursing (individuals hired without a BSN will be required to complete a degree program within 5 years of their hire date)

B.  Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum of three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in Medical / Surgical /Telemetry nursing with regard to regulatory guidelines and standard of practice; minimum one (1) year of Clinical Unit Supervisor experience. Internal candidates will be considered at managements discretion.
  • Current California Nursing license
  • Certification in Medical / Surgical Nursing preferred.
  • Basic EKG Competence

C.   Special Skills/Knowledge

  • Bilingual skills preferred (Spanish)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Record preferred


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MLK Community Healthcare
1680 E 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Tel: 424-338-8000
Email: info@mlkch.org