The Clinical Supervisor directly supervises staff and is a clinical expert practitioner specific to the unit at education/staff development functions as well as designated management functions to promote high quality, cost effective health care. The position requires the employee to be scheduled at 0.6 FTE or above.
Clinical Decision Making/Judgment
Demonstrates expert clinical knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit or initiative.
Provides for the coordination of patient care throughout the continuum for areas of responsibility.
Serves as an expert clinician, acting as a clinical resource for the staff.
Works collaboratively with other disciplines in problem analysis and resolution for pathways, protocols
And patient care delivery.
Expertly organizes and reprioritizes patient care activities based on subtle and overt and/or environmental changes.
Assists others in prioritizing patient care.
Nurse-Patient Family Relationships
Expertly provides direct patient care to patients and families in a culturally, developmentally and ethically appropriate manner.
Demonstrates expert skill in managing and planning care for complex patient/family scenarios including physical, psychosocial, spiritual and learning needs of the patient/family.
Effectively performs and improves all processes in order to achieve excellence with regard to AAMC’s quality standards and benchmarks.
As part of unit leadership, collaborates in developing, monitoring and changing practice as a result of performance improvement initiatives.
As part of unit leadership, collaborates to provide direction for staff development activities and orientation programs and staff meetings
Member of a professional organization specific to unit/initiative.
Maintains certification in specialty.
Supports Evidence Based Practice in clinical specialty to guide nursing practice, development of plans of care and interventions.
Demonstrates the ability to enhance skills and performance of others in order to achieve professional and organizational goals. The competency is demonstrated by systematically providing clear objectives, performance-specific feedback, effective coaching and developmentally experience/opportunities.
Demonstrates the ability to optimize utilization of staff, matching staff talents and proficiencies to organizational needs in making, evaluating and reorganizing patient care assignments.
As part of unit leadership, manages daily operational throughout process in collaboration wth other unit leaders, Administrative Coordinator, Care Management, other nursing unit and support services to include room assignments, rounds/huddles, transfers/discharges. Bed Board, full capacity protocol initiation, and effective communication with other disciplines and departments.
As part of unit leadership is responsible for review and implementation of the Joint Commission standards in collaboration with other unit leaders, including participation in Tracers.
Fosters interdisciplinary collaboration by chairing or serving as a representative for nursing on hospital-wide and service line committees and/or councils.
As part of unit leadership, participates in goals setting and prioritization.
As Unit Supervisor, is responsible for human resource management including but not limited to staffing and scheduling, performance evaluation, disciplinary action, orientation/development, and staff selection.
Educates and precepts new staff.
Demonstrates competency in computer documentation when completing patient records and serves as a resource.
Participates in fiscal management of unit to include ParEX oversight, managing repair requests and follow up for broken equipment, evaluation of new equipment and daily management of schedule to insure appropriate staffing levels for volume and acuity.
Required Minimum Education: BSN
Required Minimum Experience: 3 years as RN in specialty related field
Required License / Certification: Maryland RN license, BLS and certification in specialty field
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Medium
Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.