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Registered Nurse Supervisor

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Company: Arkansas Department of Human Services

Location: Benton, AR

Date Posted: January 11, 2015

Source: Job.com

The Registered Nurse Supervisor is responsible for supervising nursing staff and providing direct patient care unit activities.

This position:
- Supervises a small to medium-sized nursing staff by interviewing and recommending candidates for hire, training employees, evaluating the performance of incumbents, and resolving schedule and work problems.
- Reviews nursing documentation, including assessments, progress, and medication notes and medical, x-ray, and laboratory reports.
- Develops and discusses patient treatment plans, determines problems, and notes errors and solutions.
- Consults with nursing staff to rectify problems and ensures corrections are made.
- Provides direct nursing care by making rounds to observe and assess patients' medical problems.
- Informs physician of patient status, charts doctor's orders, administers treatments and medications ,or assigns tasks to other nurses, and discusses patient's condition with other nursing departments.
- Directs floor and shift operations by developing work schedules for staff and contracted personnel.
- Requisitions and verifies supplies, medication, and equipment.
- Coordinates ...
The Registered Nurse Supervisor is responsible for supervising nursing staff and providing direct patient care unit activities.

This position:
- Supervises a small to medium-sized nursing staff by interviewing and recommending candidates for hire, training employees, evaluating the performance of incumbents, and resolving schedule and work problems.
- Reviews nursing documentation, including assessments, progress, and medication notes and medical, x-ray, and laboratory reports.
- Develops and discusses patient treatment plans, determines problems, and notes errors and solutions.
- Consults with nursing staff to rectify problems and ensures corrections are made.
- Provides direct nursing care by making rounds to observe and assess patients' medical problems.
- Informs physician of patient status, charts doctor's orders, administers treatments and medications ,or assigns tasks to other nurses, and discusses patient's condition with other nursing departments.
- Directs floor and shift operations by developing work schedules for staff and contracted personnel.
- Requisitions and verifies supplies, medication, and equipment.
- Coordinates and monitors immunization and physical examination programs and quality and infection control programs.
- Performs other duties as assigned. , ,
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