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 customer service for pre surgical services. 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 both a clinically and non-clinically focused position
that is challenged to maintain well-organized and functioning pre
surgical services departments allowing for the enhancement of
evidenced based practice and continuity of patient care throughout
the pre surgical continuum. The Nurse Supervisor coordinates care
and collaborates with other professional disciplines as needed, to
optimize patient outcomes.
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, excellent
customer service, and quality outcomes.
The Nurse Supervisor facilitates professional relationships
between physicians, nursing, community medical practices, and other
interdisciplinary teams to provide a patient/customer focused plan
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 clinical and
non-clinical staff to provide evidence based practice and customer
care, promoting desired patient outcomes and ensuring that practice
is congruent with the American Nurses Association Code of
Technological advances dictate that the Nurse Supervisor is well
versed in procedures common to the departments 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
clinical and non-clinical staff.
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.
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.
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
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
Minimum two years' experience as a perioperative RN
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, 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.