Emergency Department Supervisor

May 15, 2020 |

Department:Emergency Department

Status/Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Posting Date: 01/08/2021

For more information contact: tchoward@ochcares.com


  • Education: 4 year degree
  • Experience: Preferred 5 years
  • Additional Requirements: Licensed in the state of Kentucky as RN
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS required or must be obtained within 6 months of employment

Job Description:

  • The Manager of the Emergency Department will work in conjunction with the Clinical Director and the CCO to maintain 24-hour accountability for nursing services provided in the ED and ED admitting.
  • This person will assist in setting objectives and containing costs within budgeted guidelines.
  • They will establish and monitor work schedules and maintain staffing within budget.
  • They will act as a liaison between staff and administration to assure open lines of communication in both directions.
  • Responsible for the implementation of departmental policies and procedures in compliance with current standards of care and assures compliance with nursing standards of practice and regulatory agencies.
  • Evaluates the quality of nursing care provided as well as the competency and performance of individual staff members within assigned areas and submits required reports to Director of Clinical Services.
  • Provides appropriate staff development and orientation to employees within assigned areas of practice.
  • The department supervisor oversees OCH’s performance improvement efforts for emergency services.
  • May be required to participate in counseling, disciplinary action, or termination processes of staff as directed by Director of Clinical Services.
  • May assist Director of Clinical Services with other duties as directed.
  • Must possess effective problem-solving techniques, use effective communications, and demonstrate effective leadership and decision making.

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