Examples of Work
Supervises nursing and direct care staff in the delivery of nursing services. Consults with clinical staff in coordinating individual patient care treatment plans. Resolves conflicts between patients and employees as well as personnel related problems. Remains current with NE RN Licensure and annual training to ensure competency and professionalism in the work environment. Administers nursing service activities. Completes performance evaluations on subordinate nursing service employees. Performs nursing tasks in emergencies.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: A current license in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Nebraska or authority based on the Nurse Licensure Compact to practice as a Registered Nurse in Nebraska.
PREFERRED: Experience in assigning, reviewing, leading, or supervising the work of others.
OTHER: Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. with assistance. Must submit to background security check. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the pre-employment medical examination and a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid Nebraska Department of Correctional Services' Pre-service Training Program.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: Registered Nurse theory and practice; accepted standards of care; planning, providing and evaluation quality nursing care; Nebraska regulations pertaining to nursing practice, including scope and parameters.
Skill in: coordinating and providing nursing care.
Ability to: supervise subordinate nurses in facility; directing nursing activities. Ability to: supervise a shift or program for nursing care