The Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the management of the assigned nursing unit and department in terms of the quality of nursing care delivered, as well as for planning, organizing, leading and evaluating nursing services. The supervisor provides leadership and oversight in the accomplishment of strategic and operational objectives of the department. Provides strategic direction for nursing and business operations, responsible for establishing strategic and tactical plans for clinical services, new programs and human resource allocation.
- Coordinates and evaluates nursing activity in the dialysis unit.
- Ensures comprehensive, quality care for the patient on dialysis.
- Participates in the administration of unit policies and procedures.
- Collaborates with the Medical Director, Social Worker, Dietitian, Charge Nurses, Technical Managers, Staff Nurses and Technicians on any specific problem of patient care including selection of modality
- Works with the CNO to ensure overall quality of nursing service in the facility.
- At least 10 years relevant nursing experience with at least 3 years in a supervisory role
- Prior experience in running a Dialysis unit will be preferred.
- Registration with the National Association of Nurses and Midwifery of Nigeria, or licensed to practice in their current country and able to register in Nigeria.
- Previous experience as a dialysis nurse required.
- Experience in critical care nursing is preferred
- Previous supervisory experience required, preferably in dialysis.
- BLS certification.
Knowledge and Skills Required
- More than basic computer literacy
- The ability to direct the work force to perform all duties clinically accurately
- Good organisational and communication skills.
- Possess high degree of accuracy and attention to details.
- Knowledge of management principles, processes and procedures.
- Skill and ability to coach and develop others.
- Must be able to analyze and solve problems effectively.