Nurse Supervisor

Encompass Health Alexandria , LA 71301

Posted 4 months ago

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Alexandria

The Nurse Supervisor is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of patient care programs, policies, and procedures that describe how patients' needs for nursing care, treatment, and services are assessed, evaluated, and met. This position will support cultural diversity by ensuring that the delivery of quality, equitable and culturally competent patient-centered care is provided; promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity; and ensuring that cultural diversity and sensitivity training is part of new employee orientation on an on-going basis to meet the needs of the patient population served in the hospital.

Job Code: 100124

License or Certification:

  • Current RN licensure appropriate to state regulations (unrestricted)
  • BLS certification with ACLS certification to be obtained within one year of hire or entry in to position
  • CRRN certification to be obtained within a year of meeting the eligibility requirement to sit for the examination

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field preferred

  • Two years recent (within the last 5 years) experience in an inpatient hospital setting

  • Served in leadership roles such as charge nurse or lead capacity where they had responsibility for interim reporting, issue resolution, setting direction and had accountability for results

Physical Requirements:

  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

  • Ability to work independently without supervision.

  • Ability to manage multiple competing demands while maintaining a calm, professional demeanor.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.

  • Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

  • Handicapped accessible.

  • May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

  • Meets established attendance standards.

  • Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

  • May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

  • May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

  • Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

  • May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.

  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Address: 104 N. Third Street, Alexandria 71301

Shift: Evening Job

Job ID: 1811871


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