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    Summary

    The Nursing Supervisor is the point of Contact for Patient/Nursing Services on the off tours, weekends and holidays. As such, he/she is responsible for off tour operations throughout the facility in the absence of the Nurse Executive and the Nurse Managers.

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    Responsibilities

    The Nursing Supervisor identifies, evaluates and adjusts unit level staffing based on patient demand for care and available resources working effectively and collaboratively with the Nurse Managers to assure safe staff levels and availability of competent nursing staff to provide direct patient care. The supervisor provides feedback based on the Nurse Qualification Standards to Nurse Managers to assist with evaluation of off tour nursing personnel. The supervisor is knowledgeable of regulatory standards, specialty program standards and VA Directives pertinent to populations served. The Nursing Supervisor assures provision of care compliant with all relevant standards.

    The Nursing Supervisor provides ethical management demonstrating fairness, equity and consistency in the application of Human Resource rules and guidelines. The nursing supervisor demonstrates empathy to individual staff while assuring the provision of care throughout the facility. The nursing supervisor considers staff competencies of off tour employees, contract and agency staff person and float pool staff person when making staff assignments. The nursing supervisor provides evaluation, coaching and mentoring to support staff development. The nursing supervisor identifies individuals appropriate for participation in unit and medical center committees based on clinical skill and knowledge, demonstrated critical thinking and emotional maturity.

    The Nursing Supervisor is responsible for employee, patient and resident satisfaction. The supervisor provides timely response to patient, visitor or staff concerns and communicates concerns and issues through appropriate leadership channels.

    Work Schedule: Off tour rotation, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/558766800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.