Class Code: 02022
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ▼
HUMAN RESOURCES ENTERPRISE
NURSE SUPERVISOR 2
Supervises and coordinates the work of nurse supervisors and other nursing personnel in the management of health care delivery; functions as associate administrator in a health care oriented facility; performs related work as required.
The Work Examples and Competencies listed are for illustrative purposes only and not intended to be the primary basis for position classification decisions.
Supervises and evaluates the work of a subordinate staff; effectively recommends personnel actions related to selection, disciplinary procedures, performance, leaves of absence, grievances, work schedules and assignments, and administers personnel and related policies and procedures.
Monitors accrediting, surveying and regulatory criteria to maintain compliance; assures compliance with regulatory requirements.
Integrates standards of nursing care to assure optimal level of care to clients and to meet nursing service objectives; establishes and maintains guidelines for staffing to assure optimal nursing care within assigned areas.
Provides consultation regarding client issues and standards of client care to nursing personnel and interdisciplinary team; participates in interdisciplinary meetings to coordinate nursing services with other health disciplines and to accomplish the mission of the health care agency.
Recommends and initiates long-range planning strategies for improvement of health care delivery services; recommends cost effective use of resources; participates in the development, implementation and revision of policies and procedures.
Promotes research utilization by assigned staff and encourages independent or collaborative research efforts by staff.
Collaborates with nursing administration to establish departmental goals and objectives and participate in planning and implementing strategies to assure continuous quality improvement.
Identifies educational needs and assures provision of staff development programs.
Participates in continuing education to maintain credentials and increase expertise and knowledge in professional clinical nursing and administration.
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, trends and practices.
Knowledge of the principles and methods of supervision and management
Knowledge of organizational theories, structures and inter-relationships.
Knowledge of nursing specialties of the employing organization.
Knowledge of the principles of learning and change theory.
Ability to plan, assign, direct and evaluate work of others.
Ability to keep own emotions under control and restrain negative behaviors when provoked or when working under conditions of stress.
Ability to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives, to adapt own approach to changing situations and to change or easily accept changes in own organization or job requirements.
Displays high standards of ethical conduct. Refrains from dishonest behavior.
Works and communicates with all clients and customers providing professional service.
Displays a high level of initiative, effort, attention to detail and commitment by completing assignments efficiently with minimal supervision.
Follows policy and cooperates with supervisors.
Fosters and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity and team spirit throughout the organization.
Exchanges information with individuals or groups effectively by listening and responding appropriately.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors degree in Nursing or in a specialty listed in the selective certification section and experience equal to two years of full-time clinical nursing experience, one year of which must have been in one of the specialties listed in the selective certification section or in a correctional environment;
graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters degree in Nursing or one of the specialties listed in the selective certification section;
an equivalent combination of the required education and experience, substituting one year of full-time experience for thirty semester hours or equivalent of education; no substitution for the one year of full-time experience in one of the specialties in the selective certification section, or in a correctional environment.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.
More information regarding the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is available at: Nurse Licensure Compact
Review the provisions of the statute that authorized the creation of the Nurse Licensure Compact at: Chapter 152E, Iowa Code
For designated positions, the appointing authority may request those applicants possessing a minimum of twelve semester hours of education, or six months of experience, or a combination of both in one of the specialties listed below, or American Nursing Association (ANA) certification in that specialty, or a specific certificate, license or endorsement in one of the following areas:
397 mental health/psychiatrics
545 intellectual disability
Applicants wishing to be considered for such designated positions must list applicable course work, experience, certificate, license, or endorsement on the application.
Effective Date: 03/12 BR