Clinical Nurse Supervisor in Washington, DC at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

Date Posted: 2/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary

To provide proficient nursing care for an individual or a group of patients and to provide supervisory oversight for the clinical and administrative staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

Dependent upon area of assignment performs all, or a combination of, the following:

Uses advanced nursing knowledge and the nursing process to:

  • Assess factors of the patient’s past and present physical, psychosocial, and cultural baseline, health problems, and external support systems which may impact on his/her ability to cope with current health situation.
  • Define a nursing problem list, based on the assessment of the patient, that reflects the consideration of the medical diagnosis and the patient’s problems,
  • Develop and individualize a plan of care which is directed toward the optimal resolution of nursing diagnoses and prevention of future problems.
  • Evaluates and document a patient’s progress toward goals.
  • Collaborates with the health care team in implementation and revision of a comprehensive plan of care and/or goals as necessary.
  • Implement appropriate patient education programs to meet individual health care needs.
  • Assist physicians with day to day patient care.

Demonstrates administrative and clinical leadership skills by:

  • Overseeing and ensuring the functioning of patient scheduling and triage systems, as well as outpatient clinic flow.
  • Anticipating patient care or staff problems that may arise and initiating preventative measures by evaluating staffing requirements and patient needs when in charge of the unit during specified work period.
  • Supervises all clinical and administrative staff in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.

Qualifications

Education            

  • Current D.C. Licensure as a registered nurse.  Bachelor’s degree in nursing- OR- Diploma or associate degree in nursing.

 Experience         

  • At least two years of relevant clinical experience is necessary along with supervisory skills.