Nursing Supervisor - OR / Surgical Services

Nursing Rockwall, Texas


Position at Texas Health Rockwall

A OR Nursing Supervisor will collaborate with Leadership and appropriate team members to establish, implement, and monitor department policies/procedures, facilitate unit goals, evaluate and individualize patient care and provide direction to staff to promote quality outcomes.

In addition to the required qualifications and patient care assignment, a successful Nursing Supervisor will:

  • Engage staff to promote evidence based practices within the unit.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and regulatory requirements for compliance.
  • Provide bedside leadership and clinical expertise to improve quality of patient care.
  • Provide safe direct patient care in coordination with other staff when unit activity dictates.
  • Provide guidance in emergency or complex situations.
  • Use appropriate methodology consistently for communication handoffs.
  • Evaluate the outcome of patient care, consults with others on the patient care team, and adjusts nursing care processes as needed to improve outcomes.
  • Manage and monitor patient and staff safety initiatives and outcomes.
  • Perform pro-active risk assessments to identify potential issues.
  • Model the use of High Reliability Organization (HRO) tools in everyday practice and situations and encourages staff do the same.
  • Assist with development and serve as a resource to others for new system and entity based initiatives. Support ongoing sustainment of these changes.
  • Provide bedside leadership on a particular unit or units and shift, coordinating patient flow, patient care and assignments.
  • Responsible for assisting the manager/director with human resource management to include evaluations, coaching, mentoring, recruitment, retention, education and orientation.
  • Work with manager/director to control costs and manage department budget and productivity.
  • Facilitate patient/nurse assignments based on volume, acuity and skill mix, and provide coordination of patient care on nursing unit while maintaining productivity standards.
  • Facilitate patient flow for the unit.
  • Provide continuous constructive feedback and timely annual performance evaluations to staff.
  • Participate in progressive disciplinary action process with Manager/Director and staff.


  • Associates degree from accredited school of nursing required
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • RN upon hire
  • 2 years experience as a clinical nurse with previous experience as Charge Nurse or similar leadership role (committee chair, preceptor, etc)
  • BCLS
  • ACLS within 90 days of hire