As a Nurse Supervisor, you'll be responsible for providing leadership to clinical and non-clinical staff members, and ensuring quality patient care, environmental milieu, therapy and activity programs, nutrition, and patient comfort. We're looking for candidates with at least 5 years of professional nursing experience, including 1 year of supervisory or team lead experience. Psychiatric Nursing experience is strongly preferred but not a requirement.
In addition to offering rewarding work that makes a difference in the community, VPCH also offers excellent opportunities for professional development, and a competitive benefits package which includes tuition reimbursement and a defined pension plan. We are also a qualified employer for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program!
Specific responsibilities of the Nurse Supervisor will include:
- Monitoring and providing support for a safe and therapeutic environment facility wide during assigned shift
- Providing feedback and ensuring staff accountability for all aspects of care, including documentation to meet facility and regulatory standards
- Supervise nursing staff in all aspects of duties and may direct non-nursing staff
- Ensuring adherence to professional standards, licensure, certification, state and department rules, regulations, policies, procedures and clinical skills
- Providing guidance for resolution of minor discipline issues, employee environmental concerns, and maintaining effective employee working relationships
- Advocating for resources necessary for patient care or those necessary to support work of the staff
This position, Nurse Supervisor (Job Requisition #2069), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Stephanie.S.Shaw@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting
Candidates, including current State employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, or persons exercising re-employment rights, must pass a fingerprint supported background investigation applicable to the position. Additionally, in accordance with AHS Policy 4.02 - Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates. Hiring managers will notify applicants who are in the final stage of the interview process of the finger-printing and background check requirement, to which an applicant must agree to be deemed eligible for this position. Applicants will have the right to withdraw their applications before finger-printing and/or a background investigation is conducted.Environmental Factors
Duties primarily performed in a clinical and office setting. Work may require travel off-site. Exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens, potentially physically and verbally violent patient population and other stressful situations may occur. May be required to work evenings, nights, weekends and extended shifts as the need arises.Minimum Qualifications
Possession of (or eligible for) licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont AND five (5) years or more of professional nursing experience in the nursing specialty INCLUDING one (1) year or more at a supervisory level OR leading a group or team.
NOTE: Must maintain Vermont licensure as a Registered Nurse as a condition of employment.Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).Special Requirements
Overtime work is required to maintain minimum staffing levels and for unannounced regulatory inspections and is considered a condition of employment. The ability to work overtime when required is an essential function of this job class.AHS Affirmative Recruitment
The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
- 80% State paid medical premium
- Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
- Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
- Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
- Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
- Low cost group life insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Incentive-based Wellness Program
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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