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Nursing Supervisor
Title:Nursing Supervisor
Job Type:Full Time
Work Shift:N/A

Nursing Supervisor


A.      Mission and Scope

The purpose of this position is to assist the Nursing Manager with the effective and efficient operation of on-site health care services to ensure the well-being of trainees, guests, and employees of the USSRC.

B.      Qualifications

Education: B.S. Degree in Nursing and Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification.  Must have valid Alabama License.

Experience: 2 - 4 years experience in emergency room or a minimum of 2 years experience in a clinic setting with a focus on pediatric and adolescent practice with some supervisory experience (0-2 yrs) required OR an equivalent combination of education or experience. Must carry a minimum of $500,000 malpractice insurance.  Must have excellent verbal communication skills to interact effectively with guests and employees.


Computer Experience: Must be able to use a 101 key keyboard and possess knowledge of DOS and Windows based operating systems; including some basic associated software applications (i.e. word processing and spreadsheet)


C.      Physical Requirements of the Position

This position has the following special requirements:

  • Walking, climbing (stairs) to access other buildings and departments.
  • Sitting for long periods of time (4-6hrs).
  • Carrying, Lifting up to 30lb boxes, supplies waist high.
  • Bending, Kneeling to store, retrieve supplies.
  • Sight, Reading, Feeling, Wrist Movements to administer medications and first aid, to operate computer terminal, to examine patient condition.
  • Talking, Hearing to communicate with patients, parents, and employees in person and over the telephone.

This position involves working in a climate controlled clinical environment.  This position works in a confined area with other employees.  This position deals extensively with small children and parents, guests, and employees. 

D.      General Requirements
  1. Willingness to be open to learning and growing
  2. Interpersonal skills to work as an integral part of a team
  3. Appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries
  4. Maturity of judgment and behavior
  5. Accepts full responsibility of their actions and how these may affect others
  6. Adherence and participation in the Center’s Safety Program


E.       Professional Standards
  1. Understands and follows all policies & procedures
  2. Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance, presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty & ethics are essential
  3. Ensures that excellent customer service is maintained with each customer
  4. Maintains a positive attitude toward the position, the company and co-workers 
  5. Appreciates that promptness and attendance at work is apart of sustaining a professional relationship with the company
F.       Teamwork Standards
        1. Takes an interest and initiative in the development of the Department’s team
        2. Maintains pleasant and professional relationship with co-workers & assists as needed
        3. Remains positive about the team and facilitates an optimistic approach to resolution of issues
        4. Maintains productive, effective and professional relationships with all departments


G.      Supervisory Standards
  1. Adheres to organizational policies and applicable laws          
  2. Instructs, coaches and encourages staff to support by action and example the mission and vision of the Center                                                               
  3. Demonstrates good judgment within supervision of staff     
  4. Effectively monitors staff performance and offers appropriate coaching, counseling or supervision as required                                                                  
  5. Completes staff evaluations, documentation, etc., on time and effectively
  6. Serves as an effective role model to staff by demonstrating exemplary work ethic
H.       Position Duties
  1. Medical Systems.
  1. Meet or exceed the standards for the safety, security, hygiene, and emotional welfare of participants that may normally be expected of a firm and judicious parent.
  2. Ensure medicines are dispensed in accordance with prescriptions and parental guidelines and in an accurate and timely manner.
  3. Meet or exceed industry and professional standards for administering first aid to trainees, guests, and employees of the USSRC.
  4. Meet or exceed industry and professional standards for examination of trainees, guests, and employees with complaints of physical symptoms.
  5. Ensure the accurate and timely preparation / distribution of documentation regarding exams, accident reports, medical records etc.
  6. Meet or exceed industry and professional standards for referring patients to hospital facilities for medical conditions that require treatment unavailable at the USSRC.
  7. Ensure parents of trainees referred for medical treatment are well informed of trainees’ medical condition.
  8. Ensure the accurate and timely notification of parents in the event their child is medically discharged, injured, or ill.
  9. Ensure USSRC employees are properly trained on health issues and medical procedures such as communicable diseases, first aid, emergency procedures, etc.
  10. Respond to questions / concerns of parents promptly to ensure they are informed on how SPACECAMP® will impact specific medical conditions.
  11. Ensure the accurate completion of incoming medical forms and notify appropriate departments of any special requests / needs in a timely and professional manner.
  12. Meet or exceed professional and industry standards for confidentiality of medical records and other related documentation.
  13. Ensure the nursing office has adequate supplies necessary to conduct daily operations.
  14. Meet or exceed legal and professional standards for the storage of medicines and prescriptions.
  15. Ensure timely arrangement of transportation for trainees to and from hospital facilities.
  16. Meet or exceed the expectations of the Nursing Manager for the accurate and timely completion of related tasks and assignments.

2.  Nursing Organization and Staffing.

  1. Meet or exceed the expectations of the Nursing Manager and the VP of Human Resources for employee selection, hiring, orientation and affiliation, evaluation, and discipline.
  2. Ensure that Nursing staff receive timely, relevant, and appropriate training.
  3. Ensure that Nursing staff is in compliance with all USSRC policies and procedures as well as departmental guidelines.
  4. Ensure that staffing schedules optimize productivity and comply with contractual obligations.
  5. Ensure the accurate and timely completion of tasks assigned to Nursing staff.
  6. Meet or exceed the expectations of the Nursing Manager for the accurate and timely completion of related tasks and assignments.


The above duties reflect the general responsibilities necessary to describe the principal work functions of the job, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be in the position.


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