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House Supervisor

The Nursing House Supervisor will monitor and evaluate the nursing care of all patients based on the nursing process, standards of care, and policies/procedures.  The Supervisor will determine staffing needs for each nursing unit in accordance with patients care needs, preparation of staff, and established patient/staff ratio, as well as provide supervisory and management control over assigned staff and provide counseling, evaluation, and assistance for levels of nursing personnel.

Job Description & Requirements

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Responsible to: Chief Nursing Officer and Hospital Administration.

  • Provide supervisory control over the performance of professional and nonprofessional personnel.

  • Regular contact with acutely ill patients/families and physicians.

  • Regular contact with Ancillary departments for information sharing and coordinate patient care. 

  • Provide guidance and support to the staff to insure optimum patient care is achieved.

  • Collaborates with the Quality Assurance Coordinator, Infection Control nurse, and Charge Nurses to insure continuity in management.

  • Promotes working relationships with nursing management, physicians, Administration, hospital personnel, and the public.

  • Employee takes necessary self-precautions, and manages both patients and employees against infectious diseases.  Also, insures environmental precautions in handling of supplies and waste. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Licensed as an RN in the state of Missouri or Multi State.

  • Training and Experience: Preferred Five (5) years of progressive nursing experience working in health care, CPR Certification and appropriate specialty certifications.

  • Job Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of nursing process, standards of care, and general nursing theory and practice.

  • Capable of making decisions, solving problems, and a working knowledge of personnel management principles.

  • Possesses the ability to determine staffing needs.

  • Evaluate changes and take appropriate actions as they rise.

  • Familiar with current policies/procedures, and provide guidance in interpretation and implementation.

  • Physical demands require the ability to lift, push, pull, stand, sit and walk distances without restriction.