Sanford Health Supervisor, Nursing Ambulatory - Ear Nose Throat Clinic in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: Supervisor, Nursing Ambulatory | Ear Nose Throat Clinic | Fargo
State: North Dakota
Department : Otolaryngology-PBB
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Supervises the day to day operations for nursing staff and nursing activities. Functions in a structured care setting and adheres to the policies and procedures established by Sanford. Demonstrate knowledge of nursing principles for the clinic patient. Oversees care for clinic patients of all ages following established standards and practices. Expertly skilled in the functions of the applicable technical software setting and process/utilization improvement. Improves clinical patient care processes for quality patient outcomes. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, clinical support staff and the public. Assists and supports human resources administrative processing and procedures with staff management. May assist with providing feedback in the collection and preparation of required budget information. As needed, monitors inventory levels and supplies for department. Recognizes problems and recommends solutions. Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Interprets, adapts and supplies guidelines and procedures. Accountable to follow up with risk management and training of clinical staff as needed. Communicates clearly. Maintains confidentiality. Skilled in principles of employee and patient education and change management. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Must have skills in maintaining records and writing reports. Participates in reviewing results of clinical performance assessments and recommends process improvements. Implements established performance improvement policies and trains employees on these policies. Assists in conducting new staff training and orientation regarding operating rules and working standards. May fill in for clinical support staff when staffing gaps exist. Dependent on staffing needs, may fill in as a point of contact for technical training and troubleshooting for staff.Responsible for utilizing and ensuring staff follow the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Responsible for the coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including providers to plan, implement and evaluate care. Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary as well as tracks and maintains for staff as needed. Learns new concepts, processes and tools related to own personal development and education. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Functions within the scopes and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.
Adjusts and communicates performance objectives as necessary for team objectives. Contributes to standard practices for problem-solving approaches, tools, and processes. Determines individual and team competency requirements, vulnerabilities, and learning needs. Develops departmental operations best practices to ensure an effective and smooth workflow. Effectively delegates and supervises based on ones state practice act and an understanding of the concepts of responsibility, authority, and accountability. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Leverages prior experience as a help towards handling changing situations. Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary. Performs quality control and maintains a high standard in relation to infection control mechanisms for patient safety. Promotes and ensures patient satisfaction while complying with safety and regulatory requirements. Promotes awareness within organization of relevant regulatory environment. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Sets scheduling guidelines, dependent on different working environments. Trains others on main considerations and issues related to laws and regulations in the implementation of healthcare practices.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Certification may be required depending on specialty or service area. Basic Life Support (BLS) is required. Bachelor's degree in nursing required. Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). For Rural Health Network facilities only, employees who do not possess a Bachelors degree in the required field, leadership may consider an educational plan with proven continuous action toward achieving a Bachelors degree in Nursing within five years of hire into position. Additionally for Rural Health Network facilities, for current employees, leadership may have considered acceptable qualifications and work experience equivalency based on facility size, rural market, and business need, prior to new Sanford education requirements.Three years experience as a registered nurse (RN) in a clinical role preferred. Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of administrative and management techniques.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req35179