Nursing Supervisor

Nurse Management Hartford, CT


Description

Nursing Supervisor - HCRC - Hartford, CT

Health Care Resource Centers, a progressive substance abuse treatment organization committed to the highest quality of patient care, is seeking a Full Time Nursing Supervisor at our Hartford, CT location.

The ideal candidate will provide leadership and guidance to nursing staff in the following areas; supervision/staff development, training/education, handling of patient care needs/issues and administrative duties.

Responsibilities:       

  • Orient, train and direct development of nursing staff.
  • Understand and oversee daily medication to patients in accordance with program policy and medical protocols.
  • Provide, direct and train staff in the provision of nursing assessments, patient education and medical case management.

Patient care:

  • Respond, as needed, to patient grievances and complaints.
  • Assist in mediating nurse/patient conflicts.
  • Assist in managing the day to day patient needs/issues that may arise.
  • Respond as needed to patient acute care needs.
  • Perform direct patient care as determined by patient population and staffing needs.
  • Respond to medical issues or staff questions related to patient care.

 

Administrative:

  • Monitor narcotic supply ensuring compliance with all regulatory bodies.
  • Maintain and submits monthly DEA readiness/documentation compliance reports to the Practice Manager.
  • Maintain monthly methadone audits.
  • Assist the Practice Manager with on-site DEA and State inspections.
  • Foster a cooperative working environment by working closely with supervisory clinical staff.
  • Assist Practice Manager with screening and hiring of nursing staff.
  • Evaluate nursing/nursing support staff.
  • Assist in quality assurance chart reviews, assessing clinical and medical documentation to ensure compliance with regulation and program standards.
  • Assist in implementation of Quality Improvement Program, initiatives and goals.
  • Develop monthly staff schedule.
  • Provide on call coverage.
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse License required;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in chemical dependency preferred.
  • Minimum of two years prior supervisory experience, self-motivated and directed, must have a positive attitude toward chemically dependent persons.
  • Experience with phlebotomy, preferred.