Location: Gainesville, FL.
Supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel on each unit, on an assigned shift, promoting high quality of care; assesses the needs of clients and ensures services are consistent with needs.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing with a degree in Nursing. Must be licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Florida supplemented with 3-5 years of responsible nursing experience in management - preferable in an acute care facility or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have acute care nursing skills. Must be proficient in the use of computer and programs utilized by the facility.
Responsible for the supervision of all licensed and non-licensed personnel who provide health care and nursing services on an assigned shift.
Serves as the primary safety net seven days per week, 365 days per year for any events occurring during the shift for which the supervisor is responsible that require the immediate attention of Acute Care Services management.
Guarantees that Acute Care Services is always operating with the appropriate staffing levels, during the shift for which the supervisor is responsible. At times, in circumstances of staff call-outs, increased client acuity or supervisor requests, staff is required to stay until dismissed by Vice President, Staffing Department, or Administrator on-call.
Communicates with management regarding pertinent issues related to each unit and must request approval from staffing for any adjustments made to schedule.
Evaluates, directly supervises, and writes performance plans for designated staff on assigned shift and communicates with department managers as indicated.
Conducts on-the-job training as necessary and coordinates workflow to best suit the needs of the residents.
Participates in client nursing assessments as needed.
Acts as a resource for nursing staff. Attends licensed staff meetings and monthly management meetings.
Monitors and ensures that incident reports are completed and reported per policy and procedure.
Willing to be an active participant in client restraints, as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be available On-call every 3rd weekend for staffing needs
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist. The following are general and apply to all positions with this title.
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