Under the supervision and cooperation of the Director, the supervisor oversees the daily processes of the nursing unit to ensure that safe, evidence based care is provided. The supervisor contributes to the overall corporate objectives by providing leadership to the unit, assisting with financial management and maintaining policies. The supervisor serves as the Critical Care Educator and will assess, implement and evaluate the associate’s education needs to promote quality patient outcomes. The Critical Care Educator implements processes to support evidence based practice in the delivery of quality health care enhancing patient satisfaction and quality goals.
HIPAA:This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:
Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
None – no approved access
Education/Experience: Current Kansas Registered Nurse License, graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have plan to obtain BSN approved by chief nursing officer; in some cases, the chief nursing officer may approve experience or certifications as a substitute for BSN requirement; Masters degree preferred; knowledge of general nursing and practice required. Cardiac Rhythms class required or must complete within six months of employment.
Certificates and Licenses: Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas. ACLS certification required or must complete after six months of meeting base competencies; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment. Certification for Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) preferred. As of April 1, 2016: Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC), Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) or six hours of trauma education (pre-approved by the trauma director) within two years of employment. Must maintain current TNCC or TCAR every four years or six hours of trauma education (pre-approved by trauma director) annually.