Supervisor-Nursing, Neurology Nursing Unit, Jewish Hospital

2018-R0191737 Requisition #
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Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80

7pm - 7am, Full Time

Job Summary / Job Purpose


The major focus of this position is the supervision of the patient care environment; supporting the care team and the work of the Nurse Manager/Director.

Primary customers include the staff, physicians, patients/families and other members of the health care team.

As a member of the leadership team, monitors and maintains clinical standards of care; maintains accountability for the assurance of appropriate staffing resources and provision of quality, evidence-based patient care.

Acts as and represents Unit leadership when the Nurse Manager/Director is unavailable.

Demonstrates knowledge of and delivers care in accordance with the Kentucky Nurse Practice Act. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. 

Participates in maintaining staff competencies through education, mentoring and role modeling.

Supports the Nurse Manager/Director in interviewing and making hiring decisions; training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and mentoring/coaching employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Assists the Nurse Manager /Director in disciplining employees.


Essential Functions


1.    Serves as the RN in Charge of the Department and provides direct supervision of personnel practicing in nursing service areas, makes patient care assignments, evaluates assignments, facilitates patient throughput, and directly observes staff performance on all shifts, including periodic weekend presence.

2.    Assists nurse manager in interviewing, onboarding, mentoring and evaluating new staff members.

3.    Does real-time education of staff as needed.

4.    In collaboration with Nurse Manger/Director, prepares and delivers 90- day and annual performance evaluations of assigned staff members.

5.    Monitors productivity and assures that staffing and resources are aligned with patient care needs.

6.    Communicates personnel related concerns to Nurse Manager and assists Nurse Manager with preparing and delivering corrective actions to employees.

7.    Maintains unit professional standards and regulatory compliance: (standards, competencies, certifications, etc.)

8.    Assists the Nurse Manager with investigation and follow up on reported patient care events, and holds staff accountable to approved corrections, processes and practices.

9.    Follows up on patient and physician concerns as appropriate.

10. Contributes to the success of the Nursing Division by completing projects as needed.

11. Teaches, monitors and supports best practices to enhance Patient Experience.

12.  Assists with monitoring and data collection of unit quality initiatives

13. Assists Nurse Manager with staff schedules, payroll etc.

14. Other tasks as assigned to support unit operations as directed by the Nurse Manager/Director

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):  


Position requires a Kentucky/ Compact State licensed Registered Nurse, BSN preferred.  Bachelor’s required or working toward BSN (as below)


BLS and ACLS certification required


Experience (required and preferred):  

If BSN or Bachelor’s: minimum 2 years RN experience, 3-5 years nursing experience preferred, Charge nurse experience preferred. 

If no Bachelor’s Degree, 5 years RN experience required with a commitment to have a BSN completed within 3 years.

About Us

Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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