Nursing Supervisor (Ref#011)

  • BH
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2020-07-22 19:42:07Z

JOB DESCRIPTION

Facilitates continuity of established nursing practice/comprehensive nursing care delivery. Supports and upholds objectives of Nursing and Hospital Administration and positively promotes Nursing Affairs (NA) across organization.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Represents Nursing Administration during evenings, nights, and weekends.
  • Ensures appropriate utilization of nursing resources.
  • Confers with charge person regarding patient acuity and/or staffing changes required. 
  • Determines staffing changes and approves overtime to provide for unplanned situations. 
  • Maintains an awareness of resource utilization, exercising care in the ordering and use of staff, equipment, and materials.
  • Refers unit-specific occurrences or incidents to Head Nurse and/or Nursing Administration for follow up.
  • Provides input to Head Nurse and/or Nursing Administration for staff performance evaluations. 
  • Advises, counsels and disciplines staff as required or requested.
  • Responds to Code Green, Fire, and Disaster Drills.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records.
  • Observes and evaluates nursing care effectiveness on shift and communicates identified issues to Head Nurse and/or Nursing Administration.
  • Participates in the promotion and maintenance of effective communication and teamwork.
  • Actively welcomes new staff/students to the assigned area and participates in retention activities.
  • Contributes to the retention of all staff to meet the assigned area specific turnover rate goal.
  • Demonstrates collaborative multi-disciplinary partnerships working towards the achievements of constant improvement in quality patient care and the smooth running of out of hour's operations.
  • Identifies ideas that will improve the quality of patient care and issues that will negatively impact on patient care outcomes, using the professional practice framework. 
  • Participates through team working and collaborative partnerships in identifying and implementing solutions through evidence based practice or research to demonstrate improvements reflected in unit, divisional, organizational data, and benchmarks.
  • Develops and sustains own knowledge, skills, and professional awareness and maintains a professional profile. 
  • Provides documented evidence of performance and maintenance of skills consistent with position.
  • Contributes to the achievement of clinical quality outcome indicators and patient satisfaction. 
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Contributes to special projects/assignments linked to nursing strategic priorities and professional practice model.
  • Follow all Hospital related policies and procedures.
  • Participates in self and other’s education, training and development, as applicable.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED 

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing 
  • Registered nurse with current nursing license from country of origin
  • Four (4) years of nursing experience including two (2) years in a leadership position with Master’s Degree or six (six) years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years leadership experience.

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