Company: Renown Health
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Under the direction of the Manager or Director and in
conjunction with the Shared Governance Council, this position is
accountable for directing and coordinating the delivery of patient
care and the general functioning of the nursing unit. The role of
the Nurse Supervisor is to assist in achievement of organizational
goals through and with the effort of others.
Nature and Scope:
This is a clinically focused position that is challenged to
maintain a well-organized and functioning nursing unit that allows
for the enhancement of evidenced based practice and continuity of
patient care throughout the healthcare continuum. The Nurse
Supervisor coordinates care and collaborates with other
professional disciplines as needed, to optimize patient
The Nurse Supervisor acts as a role model, resource, and coach
to all nursing staff to provide ongoing support for professional
development, maintenance of the standards of care and quality
The Nurse Supervisor facilitates professional relationships
between physicians, nursing and interdisciplinary teams to provide
a patient focused plan of care.
The Nurse Supervisor requires leadership skills and flexibility
to adjust hours to be a resource to all shifts. The Nurse
Supervisor will be responsible for engaging the nursing staff to
provide evidence based practice, promoting desired patient outcomes
and ensuring that practice is congruent with the American Nurses
Association Code of Ethics.
Technological advances dictate that the Nurse Supervisor is well
versed in procedures common to the department or unit served. In
addition, proficiency in the techniques of leadership and adult
learning theories are necessary to coordinate the activities of all
health team members, and to maintain positively engaged, competent
Other challenges of this position include the ability to
recognize dynamics of change and respond appropriately within the
context of accepted current theory. Creativity and innovation is
expected from the incumbent to help staff function as a high
performance work team and to promote staff retention.
The Nurse Supervisor is responsible for the assessment,
planning, implementation, and evaluation of neonatal, pediatric,
adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and families. The Nurse
Supervisor must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to
provide care based on physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial and
safety appropriate to the age of the patient served and meet the
standards of quality as measured by the unit/department Competence
with Special Populations standard.
- Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements,
American Nurses Association Publication
- Edwards, DuAnne; The Synergy Model: Linking Patient Needs to
Nursing Competencies, Critical Care Nurse; Vol. 19, No. 1,
- Magnet Recognition Progress, Recognizing Excellence in Nursing
Service - Healthcare Organization Instruction and Application
Process Manual, American Nurses Association Credentialing Center;
Washington, DC, 2002, pp. 134, 135, 127.
- Nurse Practice Act, Nevada Revised Statutes, Chapter 632, NAC,
Chapter 632. Nevada State Board of Nursing, September, 2002.
- Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, American Nurses
Scope & Standards for Nurse Administrators; ANA Publication
This position does provide patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language,
including reading, writing and speaking English. BSN or related
bachelor's degree preferred, or pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree upon
Two years experience as a Staff RN preferred.
Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Registered
Current AHA BLS certification by American Heart Association
standards required. Professional certification preferred.
Computer / Typing:
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including
Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the
computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific
competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online
benefits enrollment, etc.
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Clinical Supervisor, Other , reno, Nevada
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