Nurse Supervisor - Nights
- Job Title: Nurse Supervisor - Nights
- 557 W. Washington
- Burns, OR, 97720
- Base Pay: $38.35 - $51.55 / HOUR
- Employee Type: Full Time (Non-Exempt)
- Required Degree: Four_Year_Degree
- Manage Others: Yes
- Name: Jen Hoke
- Phone: 541-573-8642
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose of Position: Provide daily supervision and guidance to the night shift nursing personnel.
Essential Job Functions:
Plan monthly staffing for night shift nursing. Assure compliance with current nurse staffing regulations and organization needs. Help with after-hours call.
Provide feedback to Nurse Manager and the CNO regarding personnel, supplies and equipment needs. Monitor monthly budget reports.
Provide daily supervision to night shift nursing personnel.
Provide leadership/guidance for non-nursing personnel as it relates to security and ancillary services.
Coach and counsel staff, as needed.
Assure compliance with meal and break rules. Provide relief to nursing staff, as needed, to provide for meals and breaks.
Assure comprehensive orientation is provided for new hires either directly or through preceptors.
Provide guidance and training to charge nurses. Perform the duties of a charge nurse when a trained charge nurse is not available.
Assure cross training for UC’s and CNA’s also to include performing some night time or weekend discharge activities.
Complete annual and introductory performance assessments for night shift nursing staff. Help staff develop goals and maintain competency in the areas they work. Assure night shift personnel complete annual competencies and education as required.
The nurse supervisor is not expected to take a daily patient load or replace a member of the RN bargaining unit to provide patient care. The nurse supervisor will assist with patient care during emergencies, while orienting/training new employees, or when another member of the bargaining unit is not available to work.
The supervisor will work with the nurse manger and recruiter to fill vacancies with competent, and qualified nursing personnel.
Follow up on safety concerns, incidents and staff or patient injuries. Assure staff injuries are evaluated at the appropriate level and proper workers compensation documents are started and the safety officer informed.
Regularly evaluate the work environment for hazards and remove them or report to appropriate personnel.
Evaluate patient harms/accidents and follow up with patient once patient is stable. Assure staff document events, inform doctors, and complete any applicable reports necessary during the shift.
Evaluate visitor accidents/injuries that occur at night and at a minimum encourage person to receive an MSE. Report visitor events to risk management.
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Broad knowledge of nursing principles and practices, principles and practices of personnel and supervision, team-building methods and staff development techniques. Knowledge of budgeting, nursing and medical regulations and guidelines, principles and practices of customer service, Medicare/Medicaid regulations and those of insurers and other regulatory bodies, effective management, and word processing, spreadsheet and database applications software. Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of nursing.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: Possession of Registered Nurse license issued by the State of Oregon (In good standing) or ability to possess at the time of appointment.