Under the general direction of the Director of Nursing at Behavioral Health Center, the Nursing Supervisor facilitates Departmental operations through the coordination and supervision of direct patient care on all nursing units is responsible for ensuring that professional nursing care and related assistance is provided to patients of any age group presenting to the facility. The Nursing Supervisor provides direction to and is a resource for all Nurses and non-licensed nursing personnel in providing direct patient care. The Nursing Supervisor supports the care of patients under the direction of the Medical Staff pursuant to the mission and objectives of the Hospital.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program, BSN preferred.
Current verification of competency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Verification of compency in CPI and Psych Admissions requirement with 90 days of hire.
Able to makes decisions independently in areas of responsibility based on Administrative operational standards and coordinates Hospital operations in the absence of Department Directors in consultation with the Nursing Directors and other Department Directors as needed.
Able to utilizes a systematic approach to asist staff nurses in the provision of individualized, goal-directed, nursing care by performing comprehensive nursing assessments as needed regarding the health status of the patient. Developing nursing diagnoses that serve as the basis for the strategy of care, and assiting in the review and revision of the plan of care based on the assessment and nursing diagnosis to ensure that appropriate nursing care, is implemented and evaluates the patient's responses to nursing interventions.
Able to make assignments to others that take into consideration patient safety and that are commensurate with the educational preparation, experience, knowledge, and physical and emotional ability of the person to whom the assignments are made. Delegates tasks to unlicensed personnel in compliance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
Understands, articulates, and ensures compliance with State Nurse Practice Act, Texas Department of Health regulations, regulatory agency standards, and policies of the organization
3 to 5 years of medical surgical nursing.
3 to 5 years of behavioral health nursing, preferred.
Previous managerial experience in clinical nursing in the hospital environment
Built in 1948, Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee, a 329-bed acute care full-service hospital, has become the premier facility for the...