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Nursing House Supervisor

Position Title: Nursing House Supervisor                                          

Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:  The Nursing House Supervisor is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities of the total patient care services during his/her assigned shift.  In the absence of the Administrator and/or designee, the Nursing House Supervisor has the authority and responsibility for administrative decisions and appropriate notification of the Administrator-On-Call.


  • Responsible for carrying out hospital/nursing policies, procedures and standards.
  • Responsible for visiting all patient care units to ascertain condition of patients, evaluate staffing needs and provide support to caregivers.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Administers the effective distribution and utilization of staff employed during the respective shift.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Keeps the Nurse Executive, his/her representative and/or the Administrator informed regarding circumstances or situations which have or may have serious impact.
  • Assumes the duties as outlined in the Emergency Management Manual.
  • Evaluates accuracy of staffing systems.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Professional Requirements:

  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements, including all federal, state, local regulations and accrediting organization standards related to the Medical Surgical Unit and, as appropriate, to the hospital.
  • Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Wears identification while on duty.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire safety, emergency management and infection prevention and control.
  • Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directive to staff and encourages interactive departmental meetings and discussions.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Supervision experience preferred.
  • Current West Virginia Registered Nurse Licensure, or current multi-state licensure within state of practice.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification.
Job Category: Nursing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hospital Williamson

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