RN - Med Surg House Supervisor

May 24, 2023 |

Department: Med Surg

Status/Schedule: Full Time

Shift: 7 pm to 7 am (Night Shift)

Location: Hartford, KY

For more information contact: Tammy Truitt, ttruitt@ochcares.com


  • Education: Licensed by the Kentucky State Board of Nursing - 2 year degree
  • Experience: Preferred 1 year
  • Additional Requirements: ACLS, BLS preferred

Job Description:

The house supervisor is responsible for supervising the employees of Ohio County Healthcare, on the assigned shift.

  • Evaluation of staff performance;

  • Provision of staff feedback through day-to-day coaching and assisting with annual performance appraisals;

  • Participation in orientation to the Med/Surg/Swing unit and active participation in performance improvement for inpatient nursing.

  • Responsible for supervising the patient care delivery on the assigned shift, assuring that nursing services are provided in a manner that is consistent with current nursing standards and adhering to OCH policies/procedures, the hospital’s purpose, vision, and values, as well as the KBN Scope of Practice and other regulatory requirements.

  • Provides direct patient care to patients in all age groups as needed; this may be done to assure appropriate staffing needs.

  • Assists in evaluation of potential swing bed patients as well as responsible for oversight of the care of swing bed patients (assessment, plan of care, implementation, re-assessment – patient care conferences).

  • Possess effective problem-solving techniques, critical thinking skills, communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership and decision-making abilities, and possess and maintain a high level of clinical experience.

  • Promotes teamwork throughout the organization; is responsible for communication flow from staff to leadership and from leadership to staff.

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