UnityPoint Health Nursing Supervisor - Surgical Services in Fort Dodge, Iowa
UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge
Nursing Supervisor - Surgical Services
FTE: 1.0 (Full-time, 40 hours per week)
Shift: M-F, variable shifts and start times.
Acts as manager designee at hospital meetings and/or activities as directed by manager.
Communicates with all team members/physicians to prioritize care and services to meet organizational and departmental needs.
Responsible for supervising the delivery of patient care in both Works collaboratively with the manager and staff members to promote an environment which fosters quality patient care, one which provides a rewarding climate for staff and enhances professional nursing practice.
Supervises coordination of nursing care in accordance with nursing standards
Provides guidance and supervision to staff to achieve compliance with organizational and unit policies and standards.
Assists with managerial activities of the units related to performance evaluations, staffing, management of productivity, employee counseling, scheduling, and compliance to standards, performance improvement initiatives, and budgeting.
Facilitates documentation of patient care consistent with documentation guidelines.
Empowers staff by encouraging staff to round with physicians, solicits staff participation, and encourages staff involvement at all levels of patient care.
Participates in unit operations demonstrating professional behaviors to include supporting goals of unit and maintaining awareness of resource utilization.
Participates in non-direct patient care activities including educational activities, performance improvement activities, standards development and review, hospital/nursing committees and other related activities.
Assists with unit meeting agendas/unit meeting facilitation.
Assumes responsibility in coordinating the orientation of new employees.
Plans and coordinates competency and skill verification.
Demonstrates formal and internal leadership behaviors.
Demonstrates effective communication skills in working with staff.
Assists with managerial activities of the units related to staff development, education, and unit representation in assigned committees.
Works closely with staff from the Health Education Center to coordinate, implement and evaluate new equipment and/or processes.
Identifies learning needs of individuals and groups and develops measures to meet them.
Assist with staff cross training to other departments.
Utilize Adaptive Design for problem solving.
Assist with disciplinary action/termination.
- Bachelors of Science in Nursing required or actively working toward with a documented expected completion date to be within 2 years of hire.
Current RN Licensure in State of Iowa or applicable compact state.
Must be licensed in state of residence.
- 3 year staff nurse experience required, supervisory experience preferred.
Excels in effective and positive communications.
Promotes cooperative and team efforts.
Ability to delegate wisely, makes decisions with confidence.
Has a working knowledge of staffing levels and competencies.
Ability to teach others in an effective manner.
Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification required.
- Refer to Job Description Addendum
Requisition ID: 2018-45024
Street: 802 Kenyon Rd
Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
FLSA Status: Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday 7a-3p. Variable shifts/start times.
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org