The Clinical Supervisor, in collaboration with and under the direction of the Nursing Department Director/Manager, is accountable for ongoing shift leadership and operations of a clinical department and for nursing care safety and quality. The Clinical Supervisor uses sound human resource and budget principles to guide the daily provision of nursing services to patients and families. The Clinical Supervisor supports comprehensive patient and family services through effective participation with the interdisciplinary team. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supervising nursing department associates and providing patient care when needed. Coaches and guides employees under his/her supervision. Demonstrates Professionalism and Excellence by performing as role model for clinical and service excellence.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. BSN preferred. National specialty certification preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current RN license in the State of New Mexico. Current BLS Certification. Current ACLS Certification or obtain within 6 months. Current PALS/NRP if applicable to area. Current TNCC if applicable to area or obtain within 6 months. Current CPI or equivalent must be obtained within six months for Behavioral Health and Emergency Department. BLS, ACLS and PALS must be issued through American Heart Association.
SKILLS: Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department.
EXPERIENCE: 3 years relevant experience.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Nursing Leadership
-Bloodborne pathogen: B
Works irregular hours. Multiple simultaneous activities of patient care. Exposure to infectious diseases and x-rays. Exposure to varying unpredictable situations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency situations, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing. Has knowledge of and uses good body mechanics. Occasionally positions, pushes and/or transfers patients or equipment. Hearing and visual acuity within normal limits. Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination required.
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and performance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, theref...ore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.