This is an administrative/supervisory work of a broad nature and includes the supervision of all nursing staff within the facility along with elements of case management. Performs complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application to a variety of situations, as well as exercise of independent judgment.
Physical Demands: Ability to move or transfer patients with an individual effort equal to 50 lbs. Should have a full range of body motion to successfully perform all essential functions of the job, meaning you’ll have to stand, walk, bend, kneel, crouch and reach frequently during a 12-hour shift. Accommodations are made for nurses with disabilities.Mental Demands: Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations.**Nurses are especially vulnerable to post-traumatic stress reactions due to repetitive exposure to work related traumatic incidents.Interactions: Internal and external customers, co-workers, families, nursing, and physician staff, ancillary staff, and peer group.Work Conditions: Potential exposures to chemicals and communicable diseases and related medical waste.
Hazards: Potential exposures to chemicals and communicable diseases and related medical waste.