Clinical Nurse Supervisor (FT) - 40hrs/wk Medical Specialties 1E Night Shift

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Lebanon, NH, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description

1 East Medical Specialties

 

 

 

Position Summary: Full Time Nights 40 hours a week. 

The Clinical Nurse Supervisor manages patient assignments and flow within inpatient care unit.  Provides oversight of direct patient care to support patient and staff needs.  Serves as a lead, clinical resource, role model, and extension of management to uphold institutional priorities, policies and practices.

 

1E Medical Specialties is a 36-bed, inpatient medicine unit. We care for adults typically on the inpatient medicine service who suffer from acute and/or chronic illness. Our team approach and changing environment make it a great place to learn and build/expand on nursing assessment, delegation, prioritization, critical thinking and time management skills. We have a team dedicated to process improvement, problem solving, and teambuilding, which has allowed us to become a unit where everyone is a part of the solution.

 

Responsibilities:   

  1. Assigns staff to patients per current unit workload. Considers pod acuity, staff experience and competency, learning needs and patient acuity/complexity when considering shift assignments.
  2. Participates in performance management of staff members to include coaching, preparation of performance evaluations, and the performance management process. Initiates disciplinary action as appropriate.
  3. Addresses conflicts as they may arise. Assists/mediates to maintain smooth operations of the unit. Involves unit leadership or House Supervisor as appropriate.
  4. Facilitates timely admissions and discharges to optimize clinical capacity.
  5. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required.
  • Bachelor's Degree (e.g. BSN, BA, BS) at time of hire, or degree expected within 36 months of hire.
  • 2 years of progressive responsibility within an acute care setting required.
  • Specialty certification preferred. 
  • Must obtain and maintain clinical competencies within assigned unit. 
  • Excellent written, verbal and computer skills required.
  •  Demonstrated abilities with problem solving, leadership, communication, fiscal responsibility and teamwork.
  • Ability to work effectively in groups of employees and with patients and patient families is essential.

 

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

  •  Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required upon hire and as applicable, higher level per unit certification requirements as stated on the grid attached to the AHA and Life Support Policy.