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Nurse Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary: Under general direction, provides nursing care of patients; plans and oversees departmental staff nursing activities, ensuring customer satisfaction and adherence to policies, procedures, standards, and regulations.

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May include any and/or all of the following:

  1. Plans, organizes, and oversees staff to provide patient care; evaluates care and ensures customer satisfaction; oversees the department’s daily staffing requirements; orients clinical staff to their job responsibilities; provides leadership in clinical problem solving.
  2. Assists with staff recruitment; ensures an orientation plan for new staff members, and provides timely feedback; evaluates and schedules inservices/training as needed; serves as liaison with physicians.
  3. Ensures department activities and records are in adherence to AAAHC and various licensing and regulatory requirements; maintains clinical skill and knowledge necessary to set standard and work in clinical areas of nursing; assists with patients examinations and/or questions.
  4. Implements and interprets organizational policies and procedures, and nursing standards and regulations.
  5. Assists with preparing the departmental fiscal budget; performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledge of health care and medical procedures, including terminology
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Attentiveness to detail
  • Supervisory skills
  • Accounting and budgeting skills
  • Ability to prioritize duties and delegate responsibilities
  • Ability to use protective equipment and respond to emergency situations
  • Ability to exert average physical effort

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and experience equivalent to:

Bachelors degree in nursing preferred; supplemented with three (3) years of clinical experience; current Missouri RN licensure required.

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