State of Nebraska Nurse Manager in Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Nurse Manager


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Scottsbluff, NE

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Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs

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Under limited supervision from the Nursing Director and Asst. Nursing Director, and within the scope of RN licensure, performs supervisory nursing work. Responsible for a major program, patient service unit, or department within a facility; assists Nursing Leadership as requested; supervise professional and paraprofessional staff in the planning, implementing, delivery, and evaluation of nursing services; performs related work as assigned. This class is responsible for a nursing services area program or unit which includes supervising subordinate staff and policy/procedure development for assigned area OR has responsible for nursing services on an entire shift. This position will be working in a 24 hour Long Term Care Facility under the direction of the Director of Nursing.

$26.086-$32.608/hr- Depending on Experience.

Work 10:00 p.m.- 6:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. Hours may vary as required.

Examples of Work

Directly supervises professional and paraprofessional nursing staff in providing quality patient care in a long term care nursing facility. Completes performance evaluations on subordinate nursing service employees. Schedules nursing service staff to assigned shift and work area. Supervises and trains subordinates in providing nursing care of geriatric patients in Assisted and Skilled Nursing. Manages and provides oversight of the in house clinic functions. May complete MDS Assessments and may be the back-up for the MDS Nurse Coordinator. May assist as needed in required nursing in-service training programs. Consults with psychiatrists, physicians, psychologists and other clinical staff in coordinating individual patient care treatment plans. Resolves conflicts between patients and employees as well as personnel related problems. Assures high standards of infection control. Assists in the administration of the quality assurance program. Interviews and hires nursing service employees for designated shift, program or clinic. Assures that adequate standards of medical record keeping are maintained. Completes various nursing service reports. Responsible for inventory control of all narcotics, syringes, drugs and supplies. Performs nursing tasks in emergency situations. May attend department head and treatment team meetings.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: 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 experience assigning, reviewing, leading, or supervising the work of others.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: registered nursing theory and practice; accepted standards of care; policies and procedures governing nursing care; sanitation and infection control standards; planning, providing and evaluating quality nursing care; Nebraska regulations pertaining to nursing practice, including scope of practice parameters; psychology or another behavioral science; supervision or management techniques, principles, or practices; personnel management and resource allocation principles. Skill in: coordinating and providing nursing care; directing nursing service program activities. Ability to: supervise a shift or program for nursing care; oversee the maintenance of medical records; write administrative reports as required; communicate effectively electronically, telephonically, on paper, or in person; use a computer.