Nursing Supervisor

Company: Correct Care Solutions ( Learn More )

General Information
US-SC-Columbia
N/A
2 Year Degree
Full-Time
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Job Description Company Introduction

As a nurse with Correct Care Solutions (CCS), you will have the opportunity to practice patient care the way you’ve always wanted. Our nurses enjoy competitive pay and benefits in an autonomous though supportive work environment. Numerous growth opportunities are available to our nurses while feeling that they are continually using their nursing skills and abilities.

 

As a CCS Nurse, you'll treat patients who typically go without access to health care. For patients that reside in a corrections or psychiatric hospital environment, the friendly, compassionate and nonjudgmental interaction that you provide can be a highlight in their day. If your passion is to make a difference, join CCS today.


Overview

The Nursing Supervisor is directly responsible for the preparation and evaluation of nursing staff activities and schedules for designated areas to ensure twenty-four hour coverage. Job responsibilities are carried out in direct consultation with, and oversight by, the Director of Nursing. The nursing supervisor is responsible for staffing each shift and works with the scheduler to ensure accurate preparation of master and daily schedules. The supervisor for the shift also ensures that revisions to the schedule are recorded as they occur so that accurate records are always generated by position, unit, and shift. Implements and monitors mandatory overtime requirements. Ensures all administrative duties for each shift are completed and recorded. Utilize and monitors administrative reports to track and evaluate nursing metrics and care outcomes.    


Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of (3) three years’ experience in appropriate specialty nursing with an additional two years supervisory experience is preferred. Regulatory agency knowledge (i.e. TJC, NCCHC) and experience preferred.

 

 

Must possess interpersonal skills sufficient to interact with patients and families, to elicit cooperation and allay apprehensions.

 

Must possess analytical ability to synthesize knowledge of nursing theory and practice, assessment and planning activities, technical expertise and delegation skills to provide effective nursing care for assigned patients.

Licenses/Certifications:

Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of South Carolina or possess a multi-state compact license recognized by the State of South Carolina to practice professional nursing and maintain a current copy of license on file at the facility at all times.

 

Basic life support certification required.

 

Must be able to pass and maintain clearance for a Public Trust Position if working with specific patient groups.


Responsibilities

 

Responsible for the overall staffing of assigned shift (s), adjusting number and mix of staff for the facility based on unit workload and patient severity or acuity.

Reviews schedules for the oncoming shift to identify and plan for appropriate shift coverage. Makes adjustments as needed to cover unanticipated events such as call outs, emergency admissions or any other event that will affect staffing needs.

Plans, coordinates and supervises the delivery of professional nursing care by direct observation of nursing activities by the licensed staff and the evaluation of nursing documentation.   Ensures the delivery of safe, high quality nursing care. Role models professional and evidenced based nursing practice.

Completes all required notifications to administrative and clinical personnel for events that occur during the shift.

 

Participates in and leads nurse leadership meetings that include daily huddles, general staff meetings and performance improvement working groups as required.

 

Consistently rounds on all nursing units during the shift to review assignment sheets, emergency checklists, medication administration records, treatment records, shift reports, incident reports and other documentation as required to evaluate the provision of nursing care and the completion of nursing duties.

Actively participates in the performance improvement process by monitoring and evaluating functions and performing qualitative and quantitative reviews. Implements regulatory criteria for the review of nursing outcomes associated with the provision of nursing care.

 

Maintains nursing core competencies for clinical care by completing annual testing and providing direct patient care on psychiatric and medical-surgical units as required.

 

Periodically performs duties as charge nurse and clinical nurse to ensure currency in the delivery of evidence based care.

Maintains knowledge of regulatory standards pertinent for accreditation that include guidelines published by The Joint Commission, National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC), Office of the Federal Detention Trustee (OFDT) and other applicable state and federal agencies.

  

Responsible for the completion of periodic performance evaluations and Disciplinary Action Forms as required for staff assigned to shifts for which the nursing supervisor provides oversight.

 

Maintains employee timecards using KRONOS and ensures up to date entry of punches for processing each pay period.

Initiates and ensures the completion of facility and unit incident reports, serious injury reporting, workers’ compensation packages. Reviews all packets prior to submission to ensure all required forms and debriefings are completed.

Monitors duties for employees assigned to light duty through the Workmen’s compensation program.

Works collegiately with nursing administrative staff to develop current and prospective staffing schedules.

  

Attends professional training and facilitates staff training to obtain continuing education units, maintains current and applicable licensure to practice nursing.

Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.

 

Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.

 

Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details and work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.

Supports nursing department by periodically completing on call duties.

Must be able to interview, select, train new staff.

 

Must be able to assign duties, set and adjust staff hours of work, direct the work of employees performed during shift.

 

Must be able to appraise employee productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending promotions or change in status.

 

Must be able to initiate disciplinary measures.

 

Must be able to plan, supervise and evaluate the performance of nursing duties.

 

Must be able to plan for the flow and distribution of medical materials, supplies, or merchandise.

 

Must provide for the safety and security of the employees, patients, and property.

 

Participate in the preparation of short and long-term budgetary requirements.

 

Must be able to monitor or implement legal compliance measures.

 

Complete mandatory overtime as needed.

 

Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.

 

Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.

 

Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.

 

Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.

 

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

EOE Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets.

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