POSITION:                              Field Registered Nurse Supervisor

 

 

REPORTS TO:                          Director of Patient Services

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Field Registered Nurse is responsible for the direction, coordination and direct supervision of the agency's paraprofessional staff. This position provides in-field professional supervision and on the job training to personal care aides. The Field Registered Nurse also assists in the agency's continuing education/ inservice program and field competency testing of all clinical staff.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

1.      NYS Licensed and currently registered as a Registered Professional Nurse.

 

2.      Graduate of an approved school of nursing and holds a Diploma, Baccalaureate or Masters Degree.

 

3.       1.5 + years satisfactory Nursing experience in Home Care (Mandatory)

-         Thorough knowledge of the scope of practice of professional and paraprofessional healthcare

-         Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  

-   Ability to speak effectively before customers/patients or employees of the agency. 

-         Good Organizational writing, communication and interpersonal skills. 

-         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal   with problems involving several variables in standardized situations. 

 -         Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited   standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


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