Nursing Supervisor
Summary
Title:Nursing Supervisor
ID:1458
Department:Branch
Job Type:Full time Salary
Location:Mount Vernon, NY
Description
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POSITION:
                              Nursing Supervisor
REPORTS TO:                          Director of Clinical Services
 
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the direction, coordination and direct supervision of the agency’s paraprofessional staff and private duty/shift nursing services. This position provides in-field client assessments, professional supervision and on the job training to home health aides, personal care aides, nurses, therapists and counselors. The Clinical Nurse Supervisor also assists in the agency’s continuing education/ inservice program and field competency testing of all clinical staff.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • NYS Licensed and currently registered as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing and holds a Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate Degree
  • One year nursing experience in Home Care preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of the scope of practice of professional and paraprofessional healthcare.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to speak effectively before customers/patients or employees of the agency.
  • Ability to perform mathematical operations as related to medication calculations, units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
  • Good Organizational writing, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate information with patients of all ages and socioeconomic levels.

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
Knowledge of:
  • Patient assessment procedure.
  • Patient teaching process.
  • Pathophysiology.
  • Medication, administration, via oral, IM and SQ.
  • Medication interactions (drug-drug, drug-food).
  • Principles of therapeutic diets.
  • Infection control practices, aseptic techniques.
  • Catheter insertion and care.

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