The Nursing House Supervisor is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities of the total patient care services during his/her assigned shift. In the absence of the Hospital Administrator and/or designee, the Nursing House Supervisor has the authority and responsibility for administrative decisions and appropriate notification of the Administrator on-call. Carries out hospital/nursing policies, procedures and standards. Visits all patient care units to ascertain condition of patients, evaluate staffing needs and provide support to caregivers.
Administer the effective distribution and utilization of personnel employed during the respective basis. Coordinates and evaluates services rendered by and to all departments during the respective shift on an ongoing basis. Keeps the Nurse Executive, his/her representative and/or the Administrator informed regarding circumstances or situations which have or may have serious impact.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and holds current licensure in State as a registered professional nurse. Bachelor’s degree or at least 1 year of Acute Supervisor experience. Experience as a staff nurse. Skills and knowledge to sustain and evaluate competence in the care of the age and type of patient populations served. Demonstrate leadership, managerial ability and the application of good interpersonal relationships and principles of supervision and administration. Current BLS certificate. Current ACLS certificate. Current PALS certificate.