The Nursing Supervisor provides supervisory and clinical nursing oversight to include overall direction of nursing operations during an assigned shift of duty. This position makes rounds to ensure proper level and quality of care and compliance with facility policies and procedures and State, Federal and VA regulations. The Nursing Supervisor responds to and takes appropriate action in emergency situations and is responsible for supervising nursing staff assigned to the shift including orientation, training, performance appraisals and discipline, as needed. The employee in this position will learn, implement and monitor Arizona Management System (AMS) methods and will use AMS concepts and tools for problem solving and continuous work/process improvements and efficiencies. The Nursing Supervisor incorporates a cultural focus on Veteran/Member-centered care in the performance of job duties.
Professional nursing methods and techniques Observing and assessing behavior and progress of patients Problem-solving Applying and interpreting state and agency laws and regulations governing geriatric nursing practices Developing and carrying out patient care plans within a team nursing concept Verbal and written communication Supervision and leadership Skills Preferred
Experience in a Skilled Nursing / Long-term Care facility Supervisory/management experience as a nurse
Must possess an active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona