Company: Oceans Healthcare
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: June 23, 2022
The Registered Nurse Supervisor provides supervision of all
patient care areas I the hospital. The Registered Nurse Supervisor
is required to have a working knowledge of hospital and nursing
policies and procedures and the ability to apply independent
judgement in their interpretation. The Registered Nurse Supervisor
duties include the provision of managerial and clinical links
between the Director of Nursing and/or Nurse manager and department
direction in their absence. The Registered Nurse Supervisor
promotes the mission, vision, and values of the organization. The
Registered Nurse Supervisor also meets the requirements and
essential functions of the Registered Nurse as indicated below:
The Registered Nurse assumes primary leadership accountability and
responsibility for milieu management and directing patient care
activities of other nursing staff. The Registered Nurse maintains
standards of professional nursing practice in accordance with
facility policy and procedures, other external governing and
credentialing bodies, performance improvement standards, and
psychiatric nursing standards. The Registered Nurse assesses the
patient utilizing the nursing process to formulate an
individualized plan of care for each patient, implements
interventions, and evaluates outcomes consistent with policy and
appropriate to the current client's condition, which promote,
maintain, and restore physical and mental health, and prevent
illness. The Registered Nurse interprets age/disability specific
information in response to client population served. The Registered
Nurse provides for the safe delivery of medication in accordance
with the policies and procedures, physicians orders and/or current
practice. The Registered Nurse is responsible for thorough,
accurate reporting, and documentation of the patient's symptoms,
responses, and progress. The Registered Nurse assumes
responsibility for professional development, continuing education
and maintaining licensure. All duties to be done in accordance with
Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans' Mission,
policies and procedures and Performance Improvement Standards.
- Assesses patient care requirements on each unit by making
rounds throughout all areas of the hospital (according to
- Ensure the departmental staffing plans are implemented
- Serve as a resource to staff for solving clinical problems.
- Assist staff to efficiently utilize staffing and other
resources to meet patient care requirements and other professional
- Provide for immediate follow-up, documentation and
communication of incidents to the appropriate manager and director.
- Respond to emergency situations and assists as necessary.
- Act as a resource in identifying and/or solving
- Contact representatives of departments not presently in the
hospital for assistance with problem solving, timely and
- Act as a resource, interpret and ensure adherence to hospital
and nursing philosophy, policies and procedures.
- Report to the administrator-on-call or DON/Nurse Manager any
significant incidents and problems such as unusual patient/family
problems or concerns, physician concerns, major damage or utility
outages, security problems, public relations or media events, fire,
disaster, matters of legal importance, calls received from
regulatory bodies, or safety issues.
- Provide on-going timely feedback, verbal and written, to staff
on performance in collaboration with DON/Nurse Manager. Assist with
providing information necessary for conducting nursing personnel
- Identify and communicate staff needs for continuing education
to the DON/Nurse Manager.
- Provide education, remediation, and assessment of skills
competencies as directed by the DON/Nurse Manager.
- Monitor documentation for adherence to rules and regulations.
- Ensure environment of care requirements are met (ie: quality
logs, infection control practices, etc)
- Utilizes the nursing process: assessing, planning, and
formulating nursing interventions directed towards development of
an individualized plan of care and treatment modalities.
- Identifies expected outcomes individualized to the client to
include discharge planning; prescribes interventions to attain
expected outcomes; evaluates the effectiveness of interventions in
relation to expected outcomes; conducts ongoing assessment of
clients from admission to discharge; initiates medical/psychiatric
crisis intervention to stabilize and ensure the well-being of the
- Provides individual patient teaching on all identified learning
needs; facilitates in Family/Significant other education.
- Demonstrates knowledge of psychiatric disorders and appropriate
nursing interventions; implements nursing interventions identified
in the plan of care that is individualized to the patient needs.
Applies appropriate interventions to progress the patient towards
wellness and addresses maintenance of wellness.
- Provides structure and maintains a therapeutic milieu in
collaboration with the patient and other health care providers.
- Administers medications as prescribed safely; provides
education on prescribed medications; recognizes signs and symptoms
of adverse drug reactions.
- Reviews, revises, and updates medical records within facility
guidelines and timeframes. Transcribes and implements physician's
orders according to facility policy; documents care, progress,
response to intervention in medical record in an accurate, thorough
and concise manner.
- Follows up on client care responsibilities, communicates
incomplete assignments, and current client needs to staff to assure
continuity of care.
- Performs other duties and projects as
assigned.RequirementsEducational / Experience Requirements:Minimum
Associates Degree in Nursing. Current license to practice as a
Registered Nurse in resident working state. Minimum of 3 years
Registered Nursing experience. Psychiatric nursing experience
Qualifications / Skills:High stress and assess potential for
patient escalation. Ability to determine appropriate course of
action in more complex situations. Communicate effectively both
orally and in writing, to consistently achieve positive results
with internal and external customers, be highly organized, have an
understanding and sensitivity to serve culturally diverse and
special needs population such as Chronically Mentally Ill,
Geriatric, CD, be versed in basic knowledge of normal physical and
emotional development. Exhibits critical thinking abilities and
applies them for continuous improvement of patient care.
Demonstrates self-confidence and ability to think conceptually in
leading and directing others. Ability to handle difficult
situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a
professional manner. Must successfully complete CPR certification
and an Oceans approved behavioral health de-escalation program.
Work Environment:Subject to many interruptions. Pressure due to
multiple calls and inquiries. Can be high paced and stressful; must
be able to cope mentally and physically to atmosphere. Might
experience disagreeable odors, sights and/or unpredictable patient
behavior. Requires spending approximately 90% or more of the time
inside a building that offers protection from weather conditions
but not necessarily from temperature changes.
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