Saddleback Memorial’s centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women’s health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (Orange County, CA) has consistently been named one of Healthgrades’ America’s 50 Best Hospitals, an achievement gained by just 1% of the nation’s hospitals. It has also been honored among Truven Health Analytics’ Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County’s #1 Best Hospital in the Orange County Register’s Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker’s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters’ lists of America’s Best Hospitals. Saddleback Memorial’s U.S. News & World Report “high-performance” ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
The clinical supervisor is the front-line supervisor responsible for coordinating operations of the patient care department during their assigned shift. S/he is able to coordinate care not only for individual patients, but also to lead the care delivery of multiple patients in the nursing care area in accordance with the policies and procedures, standards and standard work that guide the processes of the assigned department. Responsibilities include coordinating, directing and monitoring unit operations with a focus on patient flow, staff scheduling, department budget, and unit supplies for the assigned shift. As a front-line nurse leader, s/he is accountable for participation in the evaluation process, and participation in the development and retention of department staff (licensed and unlicensed). Responsibilities include the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation of processes of the department to ensure consistent high quality, cost effective, patient-centered care. The success of the department is inherent in the incumbent’s ability to demonstrate positive, professional communication with patients, families, physician’s departmental and interdepartmental staff to optimize workflow and to facilitate problem identification and resolution. The Clinical Supervisor collaborates with other professional disciplines/unit leaders to ensure the safe and effective delivery of patient-centered care and the achievement of desired patient safety outcomes