Supervisor Nursing

  • Job Summary
    • Oversee the organization, management, and coordination of nursing services and where appropriate, and other departments in the hospital on evenings, weekends, and holidays. Functional authority delegated from the Administrator of Nursing in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education/Experience
      • BSN Degree
      • Master?s Degree preferred
      • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a healthcare environment. (Hospital)
    • License/Certification/Registration
      • Maryland State License
      • BLS & CPR Certification
    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
      • Ability to comprehend and follow the policies and procedures for MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.
      • Ability to read, write and speak or communicate in English to successfully accomplish the essential duties of the position.
      • Ability to demonstrate ethical behavior that supports the hospital?s mission, values and commitment to compliance with all federal, state and regulatory laws. Inspires trust and exhibits honesty and integrity within the scope of daily activities.
      • Exhibits professionalism, courtesy and excellent customer service, while interacting with patients, guests and co-workers.
      • Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
      • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.
      • Responsible for practice of professional nursing and the delivery of nursing care during assigned shift.
      • Ability to provide leadership and support for assigned shift; serves as a role model.
      • Demonstrates professionalism in image, behavior, attitude and work.
      • Ability to problem solve all clinical and administrative issues in the absence of the Administration of nursing.
      • Demonstrated ethical behavior that supports the hospital mission and values and commitment to compliance with all federal, sate and regulatory laws.
      • Knowledge, skill and ability to utilize the following Safe Lift Equipment: Viking, Sabina, Ergo slide, Hoyer lifts, and Golvo. Gait belts, vital signs machine, and weighing scales. Telemetry monitors and screens.
  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Maintains operations of the hospital, in the absence of Administration and Department Directors, through established policies and procedures, ensuring correct procedures are followed in patient care and non routine events.
    • Coordinates and manages resource utilization in response to department budget, patient acuity, and productivity monitors to attain established goals.
    • Ensures the effective delivery of competent, compassionate, and efficient care by monitoring and evaluating patient care processes and outcomes on every unit.
    • Assist in development of programs for recruitment, retention, development, and continuing education for all staff members.
    • Identifies and recommends to Head Nurse/Nurse Manager needs for orientation and education of staff.
    • Maintains clinical skill and knowledge necessary to set standard and work in clinical areas of nursing.
    • Investigates patient/family complaints and patient care occurrences and communicates such to appropriate individual.
    • Initiates crisis procedures when indicated.
    • Assesses safety practices and conditions when making rounds and takes corrective action.
    • Monitors and tracks patient through the hospital system along the continuum of care. Coordinates patient placement with physician and nursing units for optimum care and assesses appropriateness of patient transfers, verifying compliance to requirements.
    • Keeps current on all JCAHO and regulatory requirements.
    • Inspires trust and exhibits honesty and integrity within the scope of daily activities.
    • Supervises RN, LPN, Nurse Tech, CNA, Unit secretaries, and other departments in the hospital on evenings, weekends, and holidays. Provides input to employee performance evaluations.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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