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Title:  Supervisor, Nursing

Division:  Ambulatory Operations
Schedule:  Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm
Work Location:  McNair Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  1972
Job Purpose

Supervises and coordinates the daily activities of nursing and unlicensed clinical assistive personnel in the ambulatory care setting. Performs patient care responsibilities. Ensures policies and procedures are followed. Ensures the cleanliness of the clinic. Collaborates with physicians and other multidisciplinary professionals. Promotes and encourages an environment that provides quality care. Promotes and encourages an environment that supports patient and staff safety.

Job Duties
  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and customer service.
  • Adheres to the scope of practice as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
  • Supervises personnel objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning duties, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and may discipline employees. Communicates updated policies and procedures and job expectations. May conduct annual performance appraisal and may make recommendations for staff increases.
  • Ensures efficient operation of the clinic or unit by scheduling and directing the daily activities of the clinic/nursing unit.
  • Monitors facility and equipment condition and orders clinic supplies. Communicates and coordinates with the appropriate individuals for housekeeping activities and equipment repairs and/or maintenance.
  • Communicates with patients, family, and staff in order to ensure nursing and clinical staff compliance with Baylor College of Medicine policies and procedures.
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  • Maintains patient confidentiality and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
  • Maintains documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.
  • Assists with treatment room examination and procedures on patients.
  • Provides professional nursing assessment of patients.
  • Schedule appointments, tests, and examinations with hospital and other doctor’s offices.
  • Document patient care services by charting in patient’s electronic medical record.
  • Instructs patients concerning the preparations needed for tests and surgical procedures.
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  • Communicates with other health care professionals regarding orders and care of patients.
  • Executes physician orders for all assigned patients and administers medications and treatments for patients.
  • Promotes patient’s independence by involving patient in defining and establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.
  • Promotes patient’s independence by involving patient in defining and establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.
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  • Provides telephone triage to patients and ensure patients receive the right level of care.
  • Respects and supports patient rights and promotes positive family and patient relations.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work so that assignments are completed in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Identifies and supports basic cost containment for patients and the clinic.
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment; stocks, and orders treatment room supplies.
  • Maintains a professional and cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, and building rapport by participating in team problem-solving methods.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education:

    • Required: Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted

    Experience:

    • Required: Three years of relevant experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN).

    Certification/Licenses/
    Registration:

    • Required: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
    • Required: Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)
    • Required: Certification in area of specialty.
Other

Physical Risk: Potential exposures to blood borne pathogens (blood and/or other potentially infectious materials), drugs, chemicals, radiation, and physical hazards found in patient clinics, hospitals and/or laboratory work environments and in working directly with patients and other employees. Initial Blood borne Pathogens Training is required, and a Blood borne Pathogens Refresher Training must be taken annually. 

FLSA Status

Exempt 

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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