Nurse Supv

Under general supervision of the Administrative Director directs and evaluates nursing care and related activities of assigned nursing units on the off-shifts. Serves as the administrative resource person within the hospital for interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures for all departments as required. All essential functions performed in the position reflect the age-specific needs of the patients.


Plans and directs activities with the Clinical Manager and/or Charge Nurse to provide optimal nursing care on assigned nursing units. Responds to administrative problems defines and resolves problems as they arise or request assistance as required.

Plans and directs patient flow with Admitting Bed Control Representative to provide optimal patient care services through the institution. Responds to patient flow problems on units and in individual points of entry resolving issues as they arrive. The nursing supervisor maintains a global perspective of hospital operations.

Adjusts shift staffing in accordance with the ANA staffing standards to ensure adequate patient care on assigned units and subsequent shift.

Makes rounds to evaluate nursing care and ensure maximum utilization of personnel. Monitors cost-effectiveness by assessing adequacy of staffing and reporting variances in the staffing complement. Initiates corrective measures as indicated.

Sees patients as required. Assesses sitter patients each shift.

Ensures conformance with established policies and control of medications and narcotics.

Assesses nursing care rendered and teaches personnel as required.

Responds to Code Blue Rapid Response Team and similar hospital emergencies. Conducts audits for universal protocol procedures in the medical-surgical areas as needed. Acts as Incident Commander during Code Triage until relief is provided. . Completes occurrence reportsas required. Initiates follow-up or corrective interventions as indicated.

Consults with the Clinical Manager or Charge Nurse regarding unit routines or problems.

Prepares and submits reports as required. Submits suggestions for improvement of administrative operation of nursing units to the nursing administrative staff.

Participates on various nursing or hospital committees/nursing councils as assigned.

Directs and/or participates in studies analyses and other forms of research.

Acts as a liaison with Nursing Administration and department managers on various nursing matters.

Maintains quality assurance safety environmental and infection control in accordance with established hospital department policies procedures and objectives.


Other information:

Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university with current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Rhode Island. Conformance to the Code of Professional Nurses. Understanding of the provisions of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Rhode Island required. Maintains a current knowledge of contemporary professional nursing practice within the legal framework of the Nurse Practice Act. Current BLS ACLS and NIH Stroke certification is required.


Three years of progressively responsible clinical experience with one year as Charge Nurse and/or Assistant Clinical Manager level preferred.


Direct supervision of nursing personnel on the off-shift. Responsible for immediate counseling and corrective actions on the off-shift.


Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Part Time


Shift: 3


Union: Non-Union