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Nurse Supervisor

Baylor College of Medicine Type Full time Posted 7/8/2014
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TX - Texas (All) - Houston Referral 252218    

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Job Summary: 

*Train MA's and assure any need for certification. 
*Assist staff in the accurate identification of high-risk patients and implement appropriate safety measures. 
*Provide clinical and administrative instruction to staff and acts as a role model. 
*Provide for professional growth and development of staff through identification of needs and encourages educational efforts. 
*Develop curriculum for MA's in all aspects of patient care (develop content and system to check competency for all MA's). 
*Orient and train MA's on policies and procedure. 
*Provide basic rooming documentation, desk top management. 
*Work patient registries for diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and health maintenance, identifying which patients should be contacted. 
*Send reminders to patients. 
*Know and train on sterile technique, set up for various procedures (minor surgery), office testing (EKG, INR, glucose, strep, UA, flu, etc.), and administration of injections. 
*Maintain/monitor inventory; insuring there is a system to identify clinical supply needs. 
*Assist with ordering medications and inventory of biologicals as needed. 
*Assess, evaluate, and make recommendations for facilities management/equipment needs. 
*Monitor to insure appropriate utilization of equipment/supplies. 
*File requisitions for medications (both standard and vaccines for children) in accordance with established procedures and monitors usage to minimize waste. 
*Maintain Center to insure patient and employee safety and comfort. 
*Ensure proper hand washing techniques by all staff and providers. 
*Ensure proper disposal of all biologically hazard materials. 
*Ensure proper patient identification in all aspects of clinical care. 
*Ensure compliance with OSHA guidelines for all employees. 
*Ensure clinical equipment is inspected and operating properly at regular intervals. 
*Develop staff reporting system for errors and analyze for root cause. 
*Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff for the clinics. 
*Complete performance evaluations for medical assistants in a timely manner. 
*Plan, maintain, and monitor appropriate staff scheduling including dissemination of information and maintain documentation; skill mix. 
*Effectively coordinate/supervise employees in performance of duties. 
*Address any personnel issues to promote a productive work environment.  

  • Required: Associate's degree in Nursing.
  • Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
  • Required: Three years of previous nursing experience.
  • Required: Current licensing as a Registered Nurse by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer.

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Contact Information

Baylor College of Medicine
Elizabeth Hatfield
One Baylor Plaza
Ph: (713) 798-5305