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SUPERVISOR, NURSING Full time ( 3p-11p & 11p-7a)
Catholic Health Services
Job Location: Lauderdale Lakes, FL

Summary & Objective

The Supervisor, Nursing directs the nursing staff in implementing safe, efficient and therapeutic nursing care for the shift. In addition, serves as a facility representative in the absence of leadership.

Essential Functions

  • Ensures compliance with policies and procedures and Standards of Nursing Care
  • Identifies and investigates any non-compliant matters and communicates to appropriate leadership.
  • Maintains effective communication with patient and/or resident, responsible representative and/or legal guardian, resident's/patient's families, physicians, nursing staff, interdisciplinary team and nursing management team.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge and/or observations of the Nursing process (assessment, decision making, development of care plan, intervention, evaluation, documentation).
  • Gives and receives report to/from previous shift supervisor regarding status of patient and/or resident's in the facility.
  • Ensures that staff applies the comprehensive nursing process in a timely manner; i.e. admission assessments, interim plan of care, fall risk and skin risk protocols/assessments.
  • Conducts surveillance rounds to unit/s during assigned shift.
  • Assumes responsibility for direct care to patient and/or resident as necessary.
  • Answers call lights within appropriate established timeframe
  • Conducts a comprehensive new admission assessment
  • Conducts as needed, required education /training for nursing staff
  • Maintains customer and employee satisfaction

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Other Duties

  • Collaborates with health team members on the shift in evaluating patient and/or resident's care delivery.
  • Assists in counseling and writing performance evaluations on staff on assigned shift as per facility policy.
  • Participates in controlling the nursing department budget by checking on a daily basis the FTE's based on census, ensures personnel is correct for the following shift.
  • Make any change in FTE's on the daily staffing sheets and adjusts staffing as necessary for the next shift per FTE's calculated in collaboration with the Coordinator, Staffing.
  • Performs special assignments as requested to do so by the Director of Nursing Services or designee on an ongoing basis.
  • Supports department leadership directives to problem solve, obtain direction, and set time frames for planned activities.
  • Maintain your required certifications and mandatory skill updates.
  • Comply with all policies, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility

  • May serve as an interim department leader depending on need

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and push/pull up to 250+ pounds, walk, climb stair or ladders, stand on feet for extended periods of time, etc.


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

EEOC Statement

CHS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Knowledge & Experience Requirements

  • Clear and Active Registered Nurse license to practice in the state of Florida
  • CPR certification
  • 1-3 years of experience in a Health Care Facility
  • 2 years of supervisory experience preferred
  • BSN preferred
  • Must have knowledge of computer office/clinical software
  • Must be able to read, write and understand the English language



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