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Supervisor of Infusion

Company: Renown Health
Location: Reno
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Purpose

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 andfunctional Out Patent Infusion Clinics 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 outcomes. The oncology treatment centers areoutpatient , hospital based infusion center that provides cancer therapies to adolescent, adult and geriatric patents as well as infusion services for non oncology patents

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 outcomes.

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 Staff.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 nursing 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, 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.

Bibliography:

1. Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements, American Nurses Association Publication

2. Edwards, DuAnne; The Synergy Model: Linking Patient Needs to Nursing Competencies, Critical Care Nurse; Vol. 19, No. 1, February, 1999

3. 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.

4. Nurse Practice Act, Nevada Revised Statutes, Chapter 632, NAC, Chapter 632.Nevada State Board of Nursing, September, 2002.

5. Nursing:Scope and Standards of Practice, American Nurses Association Publication

Scope & Standards for Nurse Administrators; ANA Publication

This position does provide patient care.

Disclaimer

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 Preferred

Name

Description

Education:

Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. BSN or related bachelors degree preferred, or pursuit of a Bachelors Degree upon hire.

Experience:

Two years experience as a Staff RN required three years oncology nursing experience preferred.

License(s):

Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse license.

State of Nevada Point of Care Analyst POCA license required within 120 days of hire.

Certification(s):

Current AHA BLS certification by American Heart Association standards required.Oncology Certified Nurse; Chemotherapy certification (Current Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy/Biotherapy provider card) required within 90 days of hire.

Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification is required within two (2) years of hire.

Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook,PowerPoint, Excel and Word andhave 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 , Supervisor of Infusion, Other , Reno, Nevada

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