Covenant Health

Job Title
Supervisor Nursing Unit
ID
3332717
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
POST ANESTHESIA CARE

Overview

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Supv-Nursing Unit - Post Anesthesia Care

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift (Mid-Shift hours)

Monday-Friday possible on call. 

 

Position Summary:

Assists Nurse Manager with the delivery of high quality nursing care and administrative management of the Nursing unit. Fulfills all duties and responsibilities associated with the Nurse Supervisor position.

Responsibilities

  • Models the standards and behaviors of Covenant Health.
  • Assists in selection, training, orienting, developing and evaluating the performance of the department staff.
  • Supports established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement initiatives, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Works with manager to ensure compliance with the Joint Commission standards, federal and state guidelines, and nursing standards and practices.
  • Maintains operational reports and records and collects statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes.
  • Assists with coordination and reporting of nursing activities performed on behalf of the patient.
  • Attends meetings and actively participates on nursing committees and interdisciplinary committees, as assigned by Nurse Manager.
  • Establishes and maintains communication between the nursing unit, medical staff and ancillary departments for the purposes of problem solving and quality improvement. Utilizes appropriate lines of communication within the facility.
  • Assists with establishment and implementation of unit goals and objectives are in alignment with the facility and system.
  • Promotes a safe environment that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care utilizing evidenced based practices.
  • Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.
  • Supervises, institutes, and evaluates nursing interventions and documentation.
  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure patient care is timely, efficient, and effective.
  • Facilitates professional development of staff.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by Nurse Manager or other senior leaders.

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

Graduate of accredited nursing program required; possession of a bachelor's degree in nursing or a related field (required within 3 years in position or effective date of job description).

 

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of recent clinical experience. 

Several years Peri-Op Experience, Preferred ICU experience. Good Leadership skills and a strong work ethic.

 

Licensure Requirement:

Current TN state registered nurse license.

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