Clinical Administrator Supervisor – Nursing Admin – Per Diem 12 Hour Rotating Days (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Clinical Administrative Supervisor (CAS) facilitates the smooth operation of the Nursing Department and the hospital in general in the absence of the department directors/managers. The CAS works directly with the nursing staff and other members of the health care team to maintain standards, problem solve, and implement change in order to facilitate efficient and safe patient care. While the position carries shift responsibility rather than 24-hour responsibility, the CAS is expected to participate in all aspects on problem resolution such as suggesting alternatives, communicating with key persons, and initiating action and follow-up. These activities may go beyond the scope of the CAS shift. By virtue of his/her presence in the hospital after regular business hours, the CAS has the opportunity and authority to coordinate interdepartmental functions and make administrative decisions with regard to total plant operations, collaborating with management as necessary. The CAS assists in the management and resolution of unforeseen patient care events that arise during his/her shift

Essential Duties:

  • Manages nursing resources to maintain and improve the recovery process of patients in congruence with the medical staff’s plan of care.
  • Maintains open lines of communication with all individuals to meet the USCUH mission and annual priorities.
  • Safety, customer satisfaction, and fiscal responsibility help guide the problem solving process to achieve staffing objectives and patient processing.
  • Coordinates staffing needs by demonstrating problem solving and decision making skills and will communicate significant events through the chain of command to nursing director, department managers, physicians and the administrative team.
  • Role models and coaches staff to develop clinical, managerial, and leadership skills employing fairness, honesty, and consistency in interactions with others.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • 3-5 years Experience in nursing. AND
  • 1 year Management, preferably in an acute care setting
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Organizes and prioritizes work efficiently.
  • Functions as a positive role model and resource for all team members.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or related field, or in progress, strongly preferred * Master’s Degree in Nursing may be in lieu-of Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • 1 year Experience in an intensive care setting OR 2 years Experience as Clinical Administrative Supervisor in a hospital setting
  • Certification – Job Relevant Clinical certification.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse – RN (CA Board of Registered Nursing)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) Required within 6 months of hire.


The hourly rate range for this position is $64.00 – $105.60. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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