Nursing Supervisor - Per Diem
A professional nurse who has administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the overall coordination of nursing services during his/her shift. Supervises/coordinates service provided during admissions and on the inpatient units to provide optimal utilization of human and environmental resources. Provides leadership to nursing staff in the nursing care delivery system in order to ensure accordance with Fuller Hospital's philosophy and established nursing standards of practice of care and policies and procedures.
Education: Diploma in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.
Experience: Four years related experience; CPR Certified; Massachusetts registered nurse license with current registration required.
Technical Skills: Ability to communicate effectively through spoken word and in writing.
Age and Disability: Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to interact compassionately and appropriately with families of the mentally ill.
Other: The supervising nurse must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provided care appropriate to the age of the patients served throughout the hospital. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the hospital's policies and procedures.
Contacts: Reports to the Director of Nursing. Interacts with patients, patients' families, outside vendors, insurance companies and all internal departments.
Environmental Demands: Labile to fast pace, frequently walks throughout the hospital; attends meetings as required; may work in noisy and congested areas; may be exposed to violent patients and bodily fluids.
Essential Physical/Mental Demands: Ability to prioritize workload despite rapidly changing pace and multiple stressors. Physical ability to move from unit to unit and to respond to psychiatric crises.
Manual DexterityRequired: Ability to write legibly in patient charts and for supervisor report.
Americans with Disabilities Act Statement: External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job-specific functions (underlined within each job-specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation, to be determined by the organization on a case-by-case basis.
Ethics Statement: Employee conducts himself/herself consistent with the ethical standards of the organization including, but not limited to, the Fraud and Abuse Compliance Program as measured by employee performance and conduct.