RN SUPERVISOR - LONG TERM CARE
These duties involve responsibility for maintaining high standards of professional nursing services in the management of a department such as ambulatory, medical/surgical unit, a group of nursing units or an entire facility on a given shift. Special emphasis is placed on instruction, supervision and coordination of nursing personnel, as well as, case scheduling admission process and all related functions of a unit. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Director or Assistant Director of Nursing Services with considerable latitude permitted for the exercise of independent judgment in planning and carrying out assigned duties. Does related work as required.
Collaborates with medical staff in the care and treatment of patients;
Supervises the preparation of and submits descriptive medical and statistical reports, records and data;
Instructs and assists the nursing staff and auxiliary nursing personnel on nursing problems, clinical techniques, ward management and related activities;
Coordinates the services rendered by other departments in the interest of effective management and patient welfare;
Supervises the activities of and instructs professional subordinates on aseptic, surgical, obstetrical and isolation techniques in a clinical division;
Schedules operations and supervises the activities of operating teams and labor and delivery services;
Makes recommendations to Director of Nursing Services regarding staffing requirements;
Assigns nursing personnel to meet patient care needs;
Conducts employees orientation, performance evaluation and counseling to all nursing personnel on assigned shift;
Performs a variety of personnel management, clinical department and unit management and supply distribution activities;
Assists in the formulation and execution of policies and procedures;
Promotes and maintains good relationships with patients, their relatives and friends, and physicians;
Prepares a variety of records and reports;
Incumbent may provide care and/or treatment to infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients as assigned.
1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered four year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, AND one (1) year of experience as a Registered Professional Nurse, which shall have been in a supervisory position; or
2. Graduation from an approved three (3) year school of professional nursing AND two (2) years of experience as a Registered Professional Nurse, and (1) year of which shall have been in a supervisory position; or
3. Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered two (2) year college with an Associate Degree in Nursing AND three (3) years of experience as a Registered Professional Nurse, one (1) year of which shall have been in a supervisory position; or
4. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined within the limits of 1, 2, and 3 above.