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Administrative Clinical Supervisor

Company: Ellis Medicine
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Function:
The Administrative Supervisor functions as the administrative leader during the daytime hours of operation, responsible for the planning, coordination, staffing, supervising, and maintaining control of all resources required to assure effective and efficient management of patient care and safety according to departmental standards of care and practice. The Administrative Clinical Supervisor represents hospital administration to ensure uninterrupted operation of the hospital during periods when departments are not fully operational.

Education and Experience Requirements :
Education: Currently licensed in New York State as a Registered Nurse and a graduate of an approved school of nursing. A Bachelors of Science in Nursing from an approved school of Nursing required.

Experience: Minimum of three to five years of experience in the acute care setting preferred. Current BLS and management experience is required. Excellent interpersonal relationships, effective communication skills, (written, oral and interpersonal) ability to problem solve, ability to motivate, develop and coach individuals and groups, ability to appropriately confront issues, and ability to think creatively.


--- Completes a clinical RN assessment on any resident who presents with a significant change in condition, an acute occurrence, or may be suspected a victim of abuse (this list is not all-inclusive).
--- Documents such clinical RN assessment in the resident's EMR.
--- Receives and gives report.
--- Makes rounds on the nursing units. Assess residents with problems using nursing diagnosis incorporating resident/family where appropriate.
--- Respond to emergencies on the nursing units and takes action as appropriate.
--- Does admission assessment when necessary.


--- Assures staff coordination and implementation of interdisciplinary care plans.


--- Assumes responsibility for Quality Assurance studies by supporting and participating as assigned.
--- Assumes responsibility for all care given on shift.
--- Uses sound judgment in assigning and organizing nursing staff based on resident needs and staff skills consistent with their education.
--- Allow employees to express concern and dissatisfactions.
--- Maintains a positive attitude, shows flexibility during change in clinical or operational changes and makes appropriate adjustments.
--- Supports employees through recognition of positive efforts.
--- Correct employees in a professional and tactful manner, and in private.
--- Anticipates staff or resident problems and using problem solving techniques, works toward resolutions.
--- Helps on the floor when needed.
--- All required paper work will be done accurately in a timely manner.
--- Supports facility and organizational objectives

Development -- Both Staff and Self:

--- Participates in orientation of new personnel.
--- Shares expertise in the nursing process by acting as a role model and guide in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.
--- Assists personnel in developing and achieving annual performance objectives.
--- Recognizes inferior standard of nursing performance and then guides staff toward improved efficiency, performance and care. Informs Director of Nursing/Nurse Educator of apparent learning needs.
--- Interviews, disciplines, and terminates staff as necessary.
--- Participates in in-service programs by attending and giving programs.
--- Identifies own education needs and assumes responsibility and accountability for keeping up with new advances in the profession.

Policy and Procedure.

--- Takes an active part in writing, reviewing and rewriting policies and procedures.
--- Informs staff of new or rewritten procedures.

Interdepartmental relations, promotes interdepartmental cooperation

--- Maintains good working relationship between nursing and other departments.
--- Reports unresolved interdepartmental problems in a timely and appropriate manner.

Risk Management: Promotes practices which reduce legal problems and actions.

--- Documents incidents and accidents fully using appropriate forms.
--- Monitors documentation by Nursing staff for completeness and accuracy.
--- Reports or corrects unsafe environmental conditions immediately.
--- Carries out good hand washing technique and observes principles of infection control.

Professional Role:

--- Observes nursing practice as put forth by the New York State Nurse Practice Act.
--- Maintains a positive attitude and behavior consistent with the standards of the facility.
--- Adheres to the dress code.
--- Communicates effectively using medical terminology with co-workers and other disciplines


--- Assess and documents the response of resident/family to plan of care. Revises goals as necessary.
--- Does staff evaluations in a timely manner.
--- Takes appropriate disciplinary action when necessary and refers continuing problems to the Director of Nursing Administration.

Maintains confidentiality of all resident care information.

Must be able to enact and direct emergency and evacuation procedures

Participate in customer relations with appropriate, professional behavior and attire.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Ellis Medicine, Schenectady , Administrative Clinical Supervisor, Administration, Clerical , Schenectady, New York

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