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Nursing Supervisor

Company: Presbyterian Homes
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Starting pay rate is $43.00/hr - $51.49/hr (Salary based off of Experience).
Job Title: Nursing Supervisor
Department: Nursing
Main Function:To supervise the actions of the nursing staff in the absence of the Director of Nursing, and to function as the representative of Nursing Administration during the assigned shift.
Reports to: Director of Nursing
A review of this job description has excluded the marginal functions of the position. However, employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the supervisor.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures that federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to nursing service and employee relations are followed.
Makes rounds to assess and evaluate patient needs, quality of patient care, staff ability to handle clinical situations, and provides direction as needed.
Serves as a consultant, advisor, and resource person for nursing staff on assigned shift.
Functions as the contact and problem-solving person for residents, physicians, families, and visitors as indicated.
Interprets and implements Presbyterian Homes and The Moorings nursing policies and procedures.
Assists with staffing schedule for assigned shift and handles staffing emergencies for the following shift.
Assigns nursing personnel and makes adjustments in assignments based on the acuity of patients and capabilities of staff.
Assists in recruitment and selection of new staff for assigned shift.
Assists in orienting and evaluating new nursing personnel and temporary personnel on assigned units.
Assists with performance evaluations of staff assigned to his/her shift.
Counsels staff as needed and recommends disciplinary action to Director of Nursing or initiates disciplinary action personally when the situation warrants.
Participates as a member of the nursing leadership group in identifying and solving problems and implementing department objectives.
Communicates as needed with Director of Nursing and other nursing management personnel to ensure 24 hour continuity of care.
Works in conjunction with the Director of Nursing in identifying and fulfilling educational needs of staff of assigned shift.
Evaluates accidents/injuries/emergencies for any resident of the campus, staff member or visitor during the assigned shift and provides appropriate follow-up as indicated.
Assumes responsibility for own professional development.
Daily use of all computer systems provided by Presbyterian Homes in support of care and service to residents/patients, and to support administrative responsibilities. Attend all facility software classes to maintain computer skills. Demonstrates skills to staff and leads by encouraging others to use computer resources.

Responsible to learn and use standard functions within software and know basic operation of computer to enhance efficiency in resident/patient service, assessment and/or clinical documentation. Responsible to use computers and software as required by work environment in order to enhance communications, performance and knowledge.

Is aware of Presbyterian Homes Corporate Compliance policies including those having to do with confidentiality and security of information, and concern for the well being of residents and patients. Demonstrates behaviors and completes work in a manner consistent with these policies
Education: Graduate of an accredited NLN School of Nursing. BSN preferred. Current Illinois license to practice professional nursing. CPR certification.
Qualifications: Familiarity and competence in basic computer operations, email, word processing and scheduling.
Experience: Three years experience as a staff nurse in the acute setting with adult patients. Supervisory experience preferred.
Physical Demands: Position demands considerable physical activity: 50% of time spent standing, 30% walking, 20% sitting. Hand coordination necessary to perform routine nursing skills. Visual and hearing impairments must be well compensated.

Keywords: Presbyterian Homes, Evanston , Nursing Supervisor, Healthcare , Evanston, Illinois

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