Administrative Nursing Supervisor

Location
Willmar, Minnesota
Salary
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Posted
Jul 31, 2018
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Industry
Healthcare
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Part Time
In the absence of the Director of Nursing Services and Clinical Directors,

provides leadership and direction to Nursing Service and administrative support to other hospital

departments on all night shifts, including weekends and holidays.


JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

A. REPORTS TO: Director of Acute Care Services/Care Management

B. SUPERVISES: NST's, Float Pool Staff; Nursing staff on scheduled shift.

C. INTERRELATIONSHIPS WITH: Ancillary department staff in absence of hospital

Administration.


HOURS OF WORK: Night shifts, Monday through Sunday; day shifts on weekends and/or

holidays.


DRESS CODE: Appropriate attire.


ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK (Minimum qualifications necessary to function at

full productivity).

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A. EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Currently licensed to practice nursing in the state of

Minnesota. Three or more years of successful nursing practice as a registered nurse.

BSN/BAN preferred. Management experience preferred.

B. EXPERIENCE: Has demonstrated progressive competence in areas of organization,

leadership, clinical practice, supervision, teaching, and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrates the ability to function and provide direction in stressful situations.

C. JOB KNOWLEDGE (Specific): Comprehensive clinical nursing knowledge, personnel

management and crisis management.

A knowledge of growth and development; specifically an understanding of the cognitive,

physical, emotional, and chronological maturation process. An understanding of the

range of treatment needed by patients of all ages in relation to the growth and

development processes to include neonate, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric

patients.


BUDGET:


CLIENTELE DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY JOB: All nursing, ancillary, and medical staff, public,

patients/families.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB:

A. Frequent time is spent sitting when doing paperwork, using a computer terminal,

attending meetings.

B. Frequent time is spent when using a telephone

C. Various forward and sideways reaching, downward bending, carrying, lifting and

movements are required when responding to codes and/or assembling equipment.

D. Ability to move around outside in various weather conditions.


PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT OF THE JOB: Fair working conditions with frequent exposure to

disagreeable elements and danger.

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EQUIPMENT OR MACHINES USED ON THE JOB: Variety of patient care, medical, to clinical

and office equipment.


MENTAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB:

A. JUDGEMENT AND INITIATIVE: Requires considerable mental effort for decision

making and problem solving.

B. INDEPENDENT ACTION: Able to take independent action; report by exception.

C. EFFECT OF ERROR: Potential personnel and/or organization break down; patient

harm.

D. CONTACT WITH OTHERS: All nursing staff, ancillary and medical department staff,

patients/families, public.


PRINCIPAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES, TASKS, AND AUTHORITIES:

A. RESPONSIBILITY: Management of Nursing personnel

PRIORITY: A % OF TIME: 30% DISCRETION: A

TASKS:

1. Provides leadership and direction in accordance with organizational and

departmental goals and objectives.

2. Provides for the professional growth and development of the nursing staff

through an assessment of needs and appropriate actions (teaching, providing

for clinical exposure, facilitating educational programs).

3. Counsels employees when necessary initiating commendation and disciplinary

actions as indicated.

4. Conducts regular performance evaluations for permanent Float Pool staff,

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including nurses, NUA's and NST's.

5. Performs staffing functions in accordance with departmental policy and

procedures.

6. Maintains effective communications with Director of Acute Care Services and

other Directors as well as Scheduling staff

7. Float Pool and NST staffing.

a. Schedules orientation for new Float Pool and NST staff.

b. Selects and hires appropriate staff for Nursing Float Pool and NST

group.

8. Maintains records of Float Pool and NST staff meetings, mandatory compliance

of licensure, training, education, etc.

AUTHORITIES:

B. RESPONSIBILITY: Supervision of the Nursing Units/Staff

PRIORITY: A % OF TIME: 30% DISCRETION: A

TASKS:

1. Works with unit coordinators / charge nurses to promote effective unit

functioning.

2. Promotes safety through observation and intervention when indicated.

3. Strives to operate within the parameters of established budgets.

4. Maintains effective, open communication channels with unit staff staying abreast

of activities and potential problems.

5. Assists with the acquisition of medications, equipment and supplies as needed.

6. Maintains effective communication with Nursing Administration and Director of

Acute Care Services/Care Management

AUTHORITIES:

C. RESPONSIBILITY: Administrative support to Ancillary Departments.

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PRIORITY: A % OF TIME: 10% DISCRETION: A

TASKS:

1. Observes overall hospital activities and provides assistance as needed.

Maintains a safe environment.

2. Represents Hospital Administration in their absence, maintaining

communications when indicated.

3. Assumes responsibility for the hospital in the absence of Administration during

disaster and emergency situations in accordance with established plans.

4. Interprets philosophy, goals, policies and procedures for personnel, patients and

public.

AUTHORITIES:

D. RESPONSIBILITY: Supervision of Nursing Care

PRIORITY: A % OF TIME: 15% DISCRETION: A

TASKS:

1. Serves as a resource person to the staff, delivering nursing care when required.

2. Manages available resources in the best interest of patient care.

3. Supervises the delivery of nursing care, taking appropriate action as indicated.

4. Pain Management:

a. Assures appropriate and attentive pain management which includes:

1). Facilitating acceptance of the patient's report of pain.

2). Facilitating relief of the physical and psycho social symptoms

associated with pain while optimizing individual and family

functioning.

3) Facilitating promotion of active participation by patients and their

families in selecting pain management strategies and in

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communicating new or unrelieved pain.

5. Communicates with patients, significant others, and members of the health care

team for the purpose of facilitating the delivery of care.

AUTHORITIES:

E. RESPONSIBILITY: Educational Responsibilities

PRIORITY: A % OF TIME: 5% DISCRETION: A

TASKS:

1. Assumes responsibility for own personal continuing educational and

developmental needs. Maintains clinical nursing skills.

2. Works with Directors / Coordinators and Education department in identifying

and meeting the staff's educational needs.

3. Complies with mandatory education and training for supervisory position.

AUTHORITIES:

F. RESPONSIBILITY: Other Responsibilities

PRIORITY: A % OF TIME: 10% DISCRETION: A

TASKS:

1. Serves as a liaison between the nursing service, other hospital departments

and the medical staff.

2. Maintains communications with the Department Directors as necessary.

3. Assists with discharge planning and reviews all patient admissions for medical

necessity.

4. Conducts medical necessity reviews as needed.

5. Provides input to performance appraisals.

6. Assists in formulation of Policy and Procedures.

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7. Communicates with media and other sources in the absence of Administration.

8. Actively participates in nursing leadership group.

9. Responds to all codes in hospital and assumes designated responsibility.

AUTHORITIES:

G. RESPONSIBILITY: Attendance and Reliability

PRIORITY: A % OF TIME: 100% DISCRETION:

TASKS:

Sets example for staff with proper use of sick time, planning time off in advance, taking

corrective action to prevent recurring absences.

1. Performs and completes assignments while providing consistent quality and

quantity of work and setting example for staff.

2. Helps assure continuity of patient care efforts through foresight, direction and

planning.

AUTHORITIES:

H. RESPONSIBILITY: Appearance and physical fitness

PRIORITY: A % OF TIME: 100% DISCRETION: A

TASKS:

1. Sets example with dress code, name pin, and procedures.

2. Physically and emotionally capable of performing position responsibilities.

AUTHORITIES:

I. RESPONSIBILITY: Care for environment and Equipment.

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PRIORITY: A % OF TIME: 100% DISCRETION: A

TASKS:

1. Provides for safety and comfort of patients, health and safety of employees.

2. Provides safe, clean and secure environment through resources available.

3. Participates in evaluation of, setting standards for facilities, equipment and

supplies.

4. Understands and sets example during all emergency procedures. Provides

direction as necessary.

AUTHORITIES:

J. RESPONSIBILITY: Continuous Quality Improvement

TASKS:

1. Demonstrates understanding of the CQI philosophy.

2. Participates in CQI training activities or CQI teams if appropriate.

3. Demonstrates sensitivity to customers and their needs.

4. Interacts appropriately with internal customers, i.e. coworkers within department,

staff across departments.

5 Interacts appropriately with external customers, i.e. patients, families, medical

staff, vendors.

6. Role models positive behaviors.

K. RESPONSIBILITY: Service Excellence

TASKS:

Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the Service Excellence philosophy by adhering

to behaviors outlined in Rice's Standards of Excellence.

L. RESPONSIBILITY: Safety - Maintain and promote a safe environment for all patients,

visitors and staff.

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TASKS:

1. Consistently follow all policies, practices and work rules.

2. Do not use shortcuts or work-arounds that may reduce safety or increase risk.

3. Stay alert, act responsibly and use common sense to reduce risks.

4. Report actual events and good catches as soon as possible.

5. Create a safe environment by eliminating hazards and identifying and reporting

unsafe systems.

6. Complete all mandatory safety education, attend safety sessions, review and

understand the Safety Program (available on RiceNet). Seek answers to

questions you have about the Safety Program.

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JOB TITLE Administrative Nursing Supervisor 8/14/04

CLASSIFICATIONS

Never

Rarely (1-5%)

up to 1 hr.

Occasionally (6-33%)

up to 21/2 hrs

Frequently (34-66%) 2 2 - 5 2 hrs.

Continuously (67 -100%) over

5 2 hrs

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