A OR Nursing Supervisor will collaborate with Leadership and appropriate team members to establish, implement, and monitor department policies/procedures, facilitate unit goals, evaluate and individualize patient care and provide direction to staff to promote quality outcomes.
In addition to the required qualifications and patient care assignment, a successful Nursing Supervisor will:
Engage staff to promote evidence based practices within the unit.
Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and regulatory requirements for compliance.
Provide bedside leadership and clinical expertise to improve quality of patient care.
Provide safe direct patient care in coordination with other staff when unit activity dictates.
Provide guidance in emergency or complex situations.
Use appropriate methodology consistently for communication handoffs.
Evaluate the outcome of patient care, consults with others on the patient care team, and adjusts nursing care processes as needed to improve outcomes.
Manage and monitor patient and staff safety initiatives and outcomes.
Perform pro-active risk assessments to identify potential issues.
Model the use of High Reliability Organization (HRO) tools in everyday practice and situations and encourages staff do the same.
Assist with development and serve as a resource to others for new system and entity based initiatives. Support ongoing sustainment of these changes.
Provide bedside leadership on a particular unit or units and shift, coordinating patient flow, patient care and assignments.
Responsible for assisting the manager/director with human resource management to include evaluations, coaching, mentoring, recruitment, retention, education and orientation.
Work with manager/director to control costs and manage department budget and productivity.
Facilitate patient/nurse assignments based on volume, acuity and skill mix, and provide coordination of patient care on nursing unit while maintaining productivity standards.
Facilitate patient flow for the unit.
Provide continuous constructive feedback and timely annual performance evaluations to staff.
Participate in progressive disciplinary action process with Manager/Director and staff.
Associates degree from accredited school of nursing required
Bachelors degree preferred
RN upon hire
2 years experience as a clinical nurse with previous experience as Charge Nurse or similar leadership role (committee chair, preceptor, etc)
ACLS within 90 days of hire