Nurse Supervisor - NE DHHS Lincoln Regional Center

$26.57 - $33.22 hourly
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Oct 09, 2020
Full time Admin / Management Licensed Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Are you an RN? Do you have experience leading, directing or training employees? Lincoln Regional Center, an accredited state psychiatric hospital, has an amazing opportunity as a 3rd shift Nurse Supervisor! Come join #TeamDHHS and be a part of "Helping People Live Better Lives"!

Hiring Rate of position: $26.577 - $33.221, pay based on years of RN experience

ndividuals in this position oversee operations of a Mental Health Security Unit by providing supervision over professional and direct care nursing staff in the delivery of nursing services; directing the infection control program and overseeing risk management processes; developing and presenting a wide variety of clinical care training programs and assessing the competency of a variety of clinical care programs and situations. Examples of work include, but are not limited to: • Develop and conduct a facility competency program to orient teammates to the facility, clinical care program/practices/procedures, and identify core competencies and accesses clinical competency. Program must satisfy agency, state and federal guidelines, as well as accreditation and licensure standards. Utilize advanced instruction developmental skills and alternative learning methodology. • Conduct formal program assessments to determine effectiveness of presented learning opportunities to implement changes to course curriculums, delivery, material, etc. and based on review of clinical data or sentential events, the need to develop new or revise existing clinical care techniques. • Collect, review, and analyze clinical care performance improvement data to identify performance gaps. Consultant with Nursing Director, leadership, and other clinical staff to identify factors and appropriate strategies to resolve performance gap. • Participate in clinical committees to develop facility clinical policies, procedures, review and assess clinical care practice such as infection control and recommended appropriate actions. • Assist with the Infection Control program and Risk Management (safety/security/liability) processes for a facility. • Assist with the risk management process for the agency facilities though surveillance, audits, records, reviews, drills competency testing and communications. Survey the facilities regularly to obverse infection or potential for infection to develop and recommend corrective action. • Perform "front end" consultation with nursing and/or related medical staff, supervisor, administration and external customers to determine staff training needs based on work until/department performance deficiency or directed program change. • Directly supervise Registered Nurses, and/or Licensed Practical Nurses on assigned sift and/or may supervise direct care professionals. • Supervise and monitor the therapeutic milieu of patient care to ensure that RN's, LPN's, and direct care staff provide appropriate treatment actions that are in the best interest of the patient. • Administer nursing services on assigned shift; complete performance evaluations for assigned nursing service employees; address work performance issues with assigned staff following established counseling or disciplinary procedures; schedule nursing service staff for assigned shifts and work area. • May fill in for the Assistant Director of Nursing in their absence. • Consult with psychiatrists, physicians, physiologist, and other clinical staff in coordinating individual patient care treatment plans and compliance with legal and Health Board orders. • Resolve conflicts between patients utilizing de-escalation techniques and other interventions to identify potential behaviors and triggers which can lead to crisis situation and create safety concerns for patients and staff. • Oversees and performs facility staffing functions, as needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Nebraska or authority based on the Nurse Licensure Compact to practice as a Registered nurse in Nebraska and one year of relevant experience

Other Salary Information

$26.577 - $33.221, pay based on years of RN experience

Loan Forgiveness?

No