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The RN Administrative Supervisor is a registered professional nurse who provides hospital wide leadership to all departments and divisions through the effective use of advance competencies in communication, job knowledge, professionalism and business skills to promote the creation of a center of excellence for staff recruitment and retention, and in clinical and business outcomes.
This leader is a member of the leadership team and is responsible for overseeing activities within the hospital in the absence of hospital president, administrators and department directors. Responsibilities include clinical, financial, human and material resources deployment along with associated outcomes or goals. The administrative supervisor reports directly to nursing resources leadership and indirectly to the administrator on call (AOC) demonstrating leadership to effectively partner with hospital leaders and medical staff to meet and exceed the hospital’s mission, vision and goals.
The administrative supervisor provides leadership for department supervisors, assistant nurse managers and charge nurses in absence of traditional leader. He/she also serves as a mentor. The administrative supervisor is the standard bearer and holds all team members accountable for the delivery of safe, quality care and services through effective communication, observation, and management through collaboration and servant leadership. The administrative supervisor uses performance improvement methodology, successfully applies Lean Six Sigma principles and evidenced-based practice. Serves as a change agent for implementing best practice.
The administrative supervisor serves as a safety officer ensuring that safety, regulatory and quality standards are upheld through effective use of data and technology to make decisions and proactively mitigate unnecessary risks; and supporting a culture of safety and a safe work environment. The administrative supervisor fosters communication and collaboration with physicians, staff, and patients across all departments and divisions of care.
The administrative supervisor serves as a sponsor for performance improvement; inspires others to seek opportunities to grow and improve their individual performance. Administrative supervisor models the way to foster exemplary skills in attaining effective teamwork among all individuals. He/she serves as a resource to staff, physicians, patients and families in accordance with legal, ethical, professional and organizational standards. It is expected that all nurse leaders are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act.
Required Minimum Education
- Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited/approved school of nursing
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification
- Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia and maintain BLS certification. ACLS, PALS and NHSS may be required in certain areas.
Required Minimum Experience
- Two years of clinical experience
- Additional two years of nursing leadership or supervisory role.
Required Minimum Skills
- Should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and relationship building; a knowledge of the health care environment; leadership that includes such skills successfully implementing and managing a change process – ability to use systems thinking – and inspire, coach others to be successful; model the way for professional practice; professionalism and teamwork/collaboration for self/department/medical staff; and possess necessary business skills to manage human and material resources.
- Should be able to apply principles of managerial and leadership theory.
- Must be proficient in clinical technology (e.g. Epic). Must be proficient in computers skills such as; scheduling and other office software (e.g. SmartSquare, MS Word).
- Must be continuous learner who understands health care financing, strategy, and operations for running a business unit(s); and effectively employ data and technology to support work processes and make decisions.
- Supports shared governance or shared decision making; manage the design and delivery of care that is based on evidence and focused on quality and safety.
- Knowledge of risk management and various accreditation/regulations/licensing requirements assuring that these are upheld while advancing industry standards through the achievement of goals by effective management and measurement of outcomes.
- Decision Making
- Team Working
- Professional Attitude