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Company: Mercy Cedar Rapids
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


This job supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by providing support to customers, physicians and staff of Mercy Medical Center. The Shift Supervisor will serve as a patient care nurse and charge nurse. The Shift Supervisor will help guide staff through their Mercy Medical Center journey and help demonstrate leadership skills by being a clinical expert and successful role model of the unit.      â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹ Job Duties

  • Ensure that accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families, and co-workers at hand offs and other times as needed. Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome
  • Provides and ensures high quality and safe patient care using evidence-based practice, performance improvement, and service excellence
  • Manages customer complaints in a timely and caring manner in the absence of Nurse Manager.
  • Assists with department staffing to meet daily census needs and modifies staffing to meet departmental needs as necessary.
  • Participates in regular department meetings as applicable
  • Assists with recognizing outstanding individuals or teams in their department
  • Collaborates with others to implement key initiatives and demonstrate performance improvement within the department based on quality metrics
  • Practices cost containment efforts on a shift to shift basis by efficient use of time and resources, i.e., man-hours, patient charges, equipment, supplies.
  • Fosters interdisciplinary, collaborative relationships within the department and organization
  • Serves as a positive role model and mentor for department and hospital staff, establishing and reinforcing expectations of cooperation, collaboration, and respect.
  • Participates in the orientation and mentoring of new employees.
  • Observes and evaluates staff performance, providing regular performance feedback to Nurse Manager.
  • Follows Mercy's safety guidelines, carries out job- specific safety duties and responsibilities, and promptly reports any unsafe conditions, situations, incidents and injuries.

  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
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