Nursing Supervisor

Iowa City VA Health Care System

Iowa City, IA Healthcare

Duties

Summary

The Iowa City VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for 2 (two) Nursing Supervisors.

Responsibilities

A synopsis of Nursing Supervisor duties are below. The list is not all inclusive.

  • Provide oversight of patient care and day-to-day staffing requirements for efficient patient care and flow throughout the health care system.
  • Ensures safe, appropriate patient care staffing throughout the organization, as determined by factors including Hours per Patient Day (HPPD) guidelines, patient acuity, turbulence and external considerations.
  • Assures patient flow through efficient and timely utilization of capital and human resources.
  • Monitors performance improvement compliance, functions as a resource for patient care staff and is responsible for pertinent records and reports to meet the needs of patient care services and the organization.
  • Applies the nursing process to systems or processes at the unit/team/work group level to improve care.
  • Creates a safe and healthy work environment by promoting safe patient handling strategic plans.
  • Utilizes problem solving skills to identify, analyze and resolve issues/concerns.
  • Assures compliance with national patient safety goals and evaluates practice of self and others against standard of practice and relevant regulations (i.e., professional nursing organization, nurse practice acts, JCAHO, OSHA) and takes action to improve compliance.
Work Schedule: Tour of duty will consist primarily of 8 to 12 hours shifts working days,evenings and nights. Weekends and holidays are required.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

00

Job ID: 69899

Posted 17 days ago

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