The Specialty Nurse Supervisor assists the DOO (Director of Operations) by helping to manage the skilled specialty services, coordination of the nurses, field training, and coordinating National Accounts and assisting with compliance.
The Specialty Nurse Supervisor is responsible for administering medicine and fluids intravenously and for monitoring fluid tube, infusions and making sure that medications are not counteracting each other or causing patient harm. A steady hand, heavy knowledge of veins and arteries, and critical thinking is all necessary for the job. The Specialty Nurse Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that care is administered appropriately and that standards of quality are adhered to.
There is an option to not supervise and join our team as a Field Nurse - Infusion Nurse. The responsibilities would be the same as above, without the staff supervision responsibility.
Key Leadership, Management, and Accountabilities (LMA):
Prepares clinical progress notes and summaries of care. Informs the Director of Operations, physician, and other personnel of changes in the client’s condition.
The Specialty Nurse Supervisor must consistently demonstrate and foster the following core values behaviors during all interactions with shareholders, clients, employees, vendors, and other business partners. Core values are the key behaviors that determine our decision-making at BrightStar.
Be open and positive
§ Approachable as a leader
§ Promotes a fun environment
§ Kind and genuine with others
§ Manages pressure and stress in a positive way
Serve with passion
§ Provide help first
§ Be confident, yet stay humble
§ Serve for the greater good
§ Make a real difference
Do the right thing
§ Tell the truth
Do what you say
§ Deliver results on time
§ Finish what you start
§ Be accountable to yourself and others
§ Take responsibility
Make it great
§ Continuous improvement
§ Exceed expectations
§ Bring out the best in others
§ Detail oriented
The Specialty Nurse Supervisor must demonstrate and execute the following position-specific competencies to ensure effective, profitable, and client-centered branch operations.
§ “G” – Must demonstrate and have a “get-it” mentality; clearly understands his/her key accountabilities; confident as a subject matter expert in his/her job.
§ “W” – Demonstrates a “want-it” attitude; accepts challenges; asks, “what can I do to help?” demonstrates a high-level of drive and energy for his/her job and success of others.
§ “C” – Demonstrates the capacity to perform desired job expectations; ability to grow and “stretch” in position as the needs of the business changes and evolves.
§ “L” – Effectively leads through example his/her area of responsibility.
§ “M” – Manages processes, procedures, and standards to achieve desired results.
§ “A” – Holds himself/herself and others accountable for getting the job done and maximizing value to company, clients, one another.
1. Provides care as defined within the scope of the state’s Nurse Practice Act.
2. Administered specialized nursing as appropriate
3. Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
4. Prepares clinical and progress notes and summaries of care.
5. Ensures compliance of all clinical records
6. Informs the Director of Operations, physician and other personnel of changes in the client’s condition and needs.
7. Counsels the client and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
8. Supervises, educates and coaches other nursing personnel, as directed by the Director of Operations.
9. Assures compliance with all local, state and federal laws
10. Identifies and participates in agency performance improvement activities.
11. Stays informed about changes in the field of nursing and home health care. Shares information with appropriate organization personnel.
12. Promotes home health referrals in the health care community.
13. Participates in afterhours on-call rotation
Specialty Nurse Supervisor with current unencumbered licensure to practice professional nursing in the state in which the care is being provided.
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Must have graduated from a National League of Nursing accredited program.
Minimum of one (1) year of documented experience required.
Possess exceptional nursing assessment skills
Comply with accepted professional standards of practice.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent customer service skills and ability to deal tactfully with clients, staff and community.
Treat clients, staff and the public with courtesy, respect and presents a positive public image.
Case management skills are a plus
Ability to travel on a daily basis including weekends, nights and holidays
Understands regulatory compliance
State requirement for the franchise location
Federal regulations including but not limited to OSHA, HIPAA
Contact with clients under a wide variety of circumstances. Care provided in client’s living environment with varying situations or in an institution such as a hospital. May be required to respond to emergency situations. Travel required. Position includes tasks that have the potential for exposure to blood and other potentially infectious material (OPIM) such as body fluids/tissues.
Personal Protective Equipment:
May include gloves, mask, eye/face protection, and disposable outer covering or lab coat.
Must be able to stand walk, squat, bend, kneel, reach, twist, push and pull. Varied assistance is required depending on the ability of the client. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Visual and hearing acuity required.
Limited travel as needed for various staff and client care service needs.
Up to 10% or as directed based on the needs of the business and attending job required training and conferences.
Office Environment: high-paced office/branch environment; continuous phone use/ringing; talking; various noise levels; interactions with employees and clients; sitting and standing for long periods of time; bending and stooping required; lifting up to 10 lbs. regularly and up to 50+ lbs. may be required; using a computer for extended periods: typing, staring at a bright monitor or TV screen; using fingers, wrists, and arms; stress on back may occur; possible exposure to prescription drugs, bodily fluids, small appliances for cooking, cooling, and heating foods or securely storing medications.
Client’s Environment: Unknown environments; bodily fluids, household and human germs; extreme cold or hot temperatures in or outside; light to heavy traffic; inclement weather; human body weights that vary based on client health and lifting as prescribed or needed per plan of care; 50+ lbs.
Internal Number: 0001
About BrightStar Care Overland Park
Come work for BrightStar Care, a company that believes in serving with passion and doing the right thing. The Specialty Nurse Supervisor (SNS) assists the DOO (Director of Operations) by helping to manage the skilled specialty services, coordination of the nurses, field training, as well as coordination of our National Accounts and assisting with compliance.
The Specialty Nurse Supervisor is responsible for administering medicine and fluids intravenously and for monitoring fluid tube, infusions and making sure that medications are not counteracting each other or causing patient harm. A steady hand, heavy knowledge of veins and arteries, and critical thinking is all necessary for the job. The Specialty Nurse Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that care is administered appropriately and that standards of quality are adhered to. The SNS will have overall responsibility for the quality, adequacy of services provided and supervision of nursing staff.