Clinical Supervisor/RN
Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems - Bangor, ME

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  • Maine RN License or eligible to obtain
  • POSITION SUMMARY : Responsible for daily operations of the Emergency Department. Able to provide age appropriate nursing care to all levels of patients seeking emergency services.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED : BSN, Maine RN License or eligible to obtain.

    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED : Minimum five years nursing experience, preferably with increasing leadership role. Supervisory experience preferred. Demonstrates strong clinical skills. Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills, teamwork, and organizational skills. Effective collaborative, problem solving skills. Ability to manage customer complaints and staff issues effectively; develop and manage nursing staff competency requirements; and assist in the development and maintenance of departmental directives that relate to nursing process and procedure. Ability to complete a comprehensive age specific nursing care to the population of patients within the assigned unit/area.

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS : Must possess visual acuity, hearing acuity, verbal skills, and command of the English language necessary to communicate with patients, families, physicians, external agencies and staff at all levels in the organization. Must possess manual dexterity. Ability to communicate in an effective and hospitable manner in person and by phone. Flexibility with work hours. Ability to learn basic computer skills, to identify own learning needs, to work independently, to recognize need for assistance and seek it in a timely manner, to prioritize work responsibilities and work efficiently in the face of a variety of every changing requests and demands on time. Ability to build supportive relationships with co-workers and evaluate performance of staff members. Ability to adapt to change and modify staff behaviors to meet all regulatory requirements, to adjust staffing to workflow and acuity needs of department, to follow-up or initiate disciplinary actions with goal of changing negative behaviors.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Capacity to concentrate in a busy and often stressful environment. Ability to come in close contact with people. Sitting, and extended periods of standing and walking are required. The nurse must be able to lift 10 lbs. with one hand. Reaching and stretching may be required at any time. Ability to push and pull heavy computers on wheels; push wheelchairs with 300+ pound patients, frequently lifting 50 pounds without assistance; high volume of stooping, bending, lifting, pulling and twisting. The nurse must be able to stretch, reach, and retrieve equipment from the supply carts of bend to reach equipment supplied below knee level. Must possess upper body strength, agility and lung capacity necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and have the ability to wear protective equipment and to pass fit testing. Portable O2 tanks are lifted from O2 racks to stretchers to accompany patients. Use of the electronic medical record requires visual acuity for reading information on computer screens and fine motor skills for keyboarding and use of a mouse.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT : Fast paced clinical environment. Participation in unit specific and hospital wide activities that promote self and staff development. Participation in the development of unit specific strategic goals that assist with the fulfillment of the Eastern Maine Medical Center mission and vision.

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