Supv- Nursing

at Northern Light Health in Presque Isle, Maine, United States

Job Description

Northern Light A.R. Gould

Department: Intensive Care Unit

Position is located:Northern Light A.R. Gould Hospital

Work Type: Full Time

Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: 6:45 AM to 7:15 PM


The Supervisor/ Educator is a nurse prepared for the practice across the continuum of care, within any healthcare setting in today’s changing healthcare environment. S/he must be adequately prepared by experience and training to educate and mentor the ED and/or the SCU teams including experienced and new staff. S/he must be adequately prepared by experience and training to care for patients ranging in acuity from non-urgent to life threatening. S/he must demonstrate an ability to cope with emergency situations while displaying calm and demonstrate recognition of the value and dignity of the individual.


+ The Supervisor/Educator plans, develops, and proceeds with education of new staff (RN and CNA), including development of employee orientation, preceptorship, and evaluation programs.

+ Lead efforts to assure regulatory compliance with core measures, best practices, performance improvement initiatives, and data collection and analysis.

+ Participates in regulatory work (e.g.: Joint commission team site visits, mock surveys, etc.)

+ Analyze situations associated with process or system failures, works through RL-6 reporting and Sentinel Event reporting. Assists with process change to help prevent these situations from reoccurring.

+ Lead and mentor unit specific staff, through patient experience initiatives, including Interdisciplinary Team Reports, Bedside reports, Patient Rounding, etc.

+ Works with manager to roll out employee engagement initiatives, including engagement action plans and staff recognition efforts.

+ Provide formal and informal staff education and assist with competency development and assessment, as well as coordinate annual staff competency fairs plan and develop educational sessions for areas of specialty, and provide various educational offerings as assigned and based on organizational needs

+ Assist in the research, development, and implementation of care policies and procedures.

+ Analyze, evaluate, report, communicate, and implement emerging care trends.

+ Age specific standards: The individual in this position must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the patient. In addition, he/she must possess the ability to assess patient data relative to age specific needs and provide care as described in the department’s policies.

+ Collaborate with the healthcare team (nursing, providers, ancillary services and environmental services) to optimize clinical care.

+ Perform employee evaluations and competency assessments.

+ Provide complex patient and family education.

+ Assist in procuring, scheduling, and assigning staff, using standardized acuity assessments.

+ Participate in IS activities in evaluating order sets, Joint Practice Protocols, and other IS activities as needed.

+ Communicate activities, functions, roles, and projects with key constituents.

+ Collaborate with Colleges and Higher education institutions to develop high quality, effective student rotations.

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Competencies and Skills

+ Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.

+ Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.

+ Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.

+ Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.


+ Required Registered Nurse


+ Required Associate’s Degree

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Job Posting: JC259666254

Posted On: May 11, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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