Supervisor, Nursing Ambulatory - Ear Nose Throat Clinic
Company: Sanford Health
Posted on: September 14, 2019
Job Title: Supervisor, Nursing Ambulatory - Ear Nose Throat Clinic
Department *:* Otolaryngology Clinic
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Supervises the day to day operations for nursing staff and nursing
activities. Functions in a structured care setting and adheres to
the policies and procedures established by Sanford. Demonstrate
knowledge of nursing principles for the clinic patient. Oversees
care for clinic patients of all ages following established
standards and practices.
Expertly skilled in the functions of the applicable technical
software setting and process/utilization improvement. Improves
clinical patient care processes for quality patient outcomes.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with
patients, medical staff, clinical support staff and the public.
Assists and supports human resources administrative processing and
procedures with staff management. May assist with providing
feedback in the collection and preparation of required budget
information. As needed, monitors inventory levels and supplies for
department. Recognizes problems and recommends solutions. Reacts
calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Interprets, adapts
and supplies guidelines and procedures. Accountable to follow up
with risk management and training of clinical staff as needed.
Communicates clearly. Maintains confidentiality. Skilled in
principles of employee and patient education and change management.
Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a
safe work environment. Must have skills in maintaining records and
writing reports. Participates in reviewing results of clinical
performance assessments and recommends process improvements.
Implements established performance improvement policies and trains
employees on these policies. Assists in conducting new staff
training and orientation regarding operating rules and working
standards. May fill in for clinical support staff when staffing
gaps exist. Dependent on staffing needs, may fill in as a point of
contact for technical training and troubleshooting for staff.
Responsible for utilizing and ensuring staff follow the nursing
process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation
and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients.
Responsible for the coordination of care, patient assessment,
patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions.
Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including
providers to plan, implement and evaluate care. Maintains current
certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary
as well as tracks and maintains for staff as needed. Learns new
concepts, processes and tools related to own personal development
and education. Demonstrates competency and practices within the
full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate
age and population specific standards as designated in their
assigned clinical setting. Functions within the scopes and
standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act
and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The
Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and
Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with
Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses
Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and
Trains others on main considerations and issues related to laws and
regulations in the implementation of healthcare practices. Sets
scheduling guidelines, dependent on different working environments.
Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients,
families, staff, residents, and visitors and working
collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to
provide the best outcomes for patients. Promotes awareness within
organization of relevant regulatory environment. Promotes and
ensures patient satisfaction while complying with safety and
regulatory requirements. Performs quality control and maintains a
high standard in relation to infection control mechanisms for
patient safety. Maintains current certifications in specialty and
continues education when necessary. Leverages prior experience as a
help towards handling changing situations. Establishes and
maintains productive working relationships within and outside of
own area. Effectively delegates and supervises based on one's state
practice act and an understanding of the concepts of
responsibility, authority, and accountability. Develops
departmental operations best practices to ensure an effective and
smooth workflow. Determines individual and team competency
requirements, vulnerabilities, and learning needs. Contributes to
standard practices for problem-solving approaches, tools, and
processes. Adjusts and communicates performance objectives as
necessary for team objectives.
Bachelor's degree in nursing required.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred,
including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
(ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing
Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
For Rural Health Network facilities only, employees who do not
possess a Bachelor's degree in the required field, leadership may
consider an educational plan with proven continuous action toward
achieving a Bachelor's degree in Nursing within five years of hire
into position. Additionally for Rural Health Network facilities,
for current employees, leadership may have considered acceptable
qualifications and work experience equivalency based on facility
size, rural market, and business need, prior to new Sanford
Three years' experience as a registered nurse (RN) in a clinical
role preferred. Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and
standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of
administrative and management techniques.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of
Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess
multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state.
Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require
licensure in the states where the patients being served reside.
Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific
competencies and certifications. Certification may be required
depending on specialty or service area. Basic Life Support (BLS) is
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest
quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across
the region with convenient access to expert medical care,
leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to
research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways
to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving
the human condition here in your community, across the region and
around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy
families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can
make a positive difference now, and in the future.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to
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Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD07970
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