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Genesis Health System Nursing Supervisor in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Nursing Supervisor

Department: Regional Referral Center

Purpose: Oversees the operations of clinical services during the routine absence of Nurse Managers and Department Directors, and hospital operations in the absence of senior management on evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Acts as a resource person for clinical decision making, personnel issues, and problem-solving through support of philosophies and standards of Genesis Medical Center.

Report To: Manager, Regional Referral Center

Supervisory Responsibility: Direction: The job requires some accountability for scheduling, assigning or coordinating work. Employees check the quality of work and provide guidance, instruction, training and direction to others. Although the job does not require formal or official supervisory responsibility, the incumbent serves as group leader or acts in an informal "assistant supervisory" or "lead" role. In addition, the employee may be expected to provide information or suggestions on human resources matters.

Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, News Media

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Field Of Study: Nursing

Special Training: Basic Life Support

Training Preferred: Master's Degree

Licensure/Registration: Registered Nurse in Iowa; Registered Nurse in Illinois within 1 year.

Experience: More than 3 years experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are often difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves complex, detailed and often sensitive topics. The job requires a high degree of interpersonal skills to deal with a range of complicated problem situations. Interactions involve gaining the agreement of others.

Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 10% or less of their work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes

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