Clinical Shift Supervisor Acute Care of the Elderly
Responsible for the overall operational flow of the inpatient unit including coordination, collaboration and direction of the entire unit during the shift covered to ensure effective delivery of healthcare service and KPI`s (Key Performance Indicators) or unit specific measures. Functions as staff resource in facilitating critical thinking and clinical decision making.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Bachelors degree in Nursing required. Effective 12/1/11, all new hires will need to have a BSN as a minimum requirement or a Masters degree in Nursing.
Progressive supervisory experience, i.e., relief charge nurse, etc. Medical terminology and computer and keyboard skills required.
Current and valid New Jersey Registered Nursing license. Ability to manage a changing work environment as a result of changing patient needs, including: working with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes, and those who are dying. Proven interaction and communication (oral, writing, presenting) skills to effectively communicate (oral and written) with patients, family members, physicians, visitors, and co-workers during day-to-day, stressful, and emotionally charged situations. Demonstrated competence, clinical expertise, and sound professional judgment. Demonstrated ability to work independently and cooperatively with health care team members (i.e., physicians, Rehab, Respiratory, DI, Lab, etc.) and diverse patient populations. Ability to use effective time management to set priorities, perform job related responsibilities, and respond quickly to emergency situations. Demonstrated ability to use effective analytical and critical thinking skills to problem-solve, make clinical decisions, and respond quickly to meet patient care and departmental needs. Attentive to details and the ability to perform work accurately, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
Area of Talent: Nursing
Organization: The Valley Hospital
Department: VH PHILLIPS MED (E4)
Schedule: 7:30 pm – 7:00 am