Nurse Supervisor


Duties & Responsibilities

Supervision of Patient Care

  • Checks the head nurse/senior nurse plans for patient are and sees to it that they are properly executed.
  • Keeps herself/himself informed of patient needs and problems
  • Reinforces health instructions given to patient and their families as the need arises.
  • Verifies implementation of requests of referrals to evaluate continuity of care.
  • Serves as consultant and adviser to the senior nurse/head nurse in developing, devising and adopting work techniques and methods of solution of problems related to patient care.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to instruct/teach/tutor
  • Ability to receive telephone inquiries in a tactful, helpful manner
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations and unpleasant elements

 

Personnel Management

  • Interpret standard operating procedures and policies, review work performance of personnel to determine if it conforms to recognize standards.
  • Plans the programs and work of all the nursing personnel of the unit.
  • Directs arrangements of schedule of work hours, off-duties, vacation leave, etc. of all nursing person not assigned in the unit.
  • Evaluates work accomplished by each nursing employee in the ward.
  • Prepares the plans for counseling of co-workers; this is done individually especially to personnel with problem-example habitual absenteeism
  • Harmonious relationship and self-discipline among nursing personnel under her supervision.
  • Helps in providing an adequate and safe environment by guiding and helping head nurses in providing and maintaining a safe, orderly and clean environment for patient and personnel.

 

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's/College Degree, Professional License (Passed Board/Bar/Professional License Exam) in Nursing or equivalent.
  • With BLS and IV Therapy Certificate.
  • Preferably with at least 9 units Masters of Arts in Nursing or Masters of Science in Nursing
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience as a Nurse Supervisor.
  • With good oral and written communication skills, can work on shifts and under pressure.
  • Must be willing to work in Marikina City.