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Registered Nurse Supervisor - House Supervisor

Company: City of Austin, TX
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Position Information

Position Information

Posting Title Registered Nurse Supervisor Job Requisition Number COA088042 Position Number 117352 Job Type Full-Time Division Name APH CD - Clinical Minimum Qualifications

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, four (4) years of experience in a clinical nursing setting, ambulatory care, or in a hospital one (1) year of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity.

Licenses or Certifications:

* License to practice nursing in the State of Texas.
* Must have current healthcare provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course completion card and will be required to maintain a current certification during employment.

Notes to Applicants

Position Overview

Manage nursing staff performance through planning, coaching, training, evaluating, and disciplining direct reports. Monitor nursing staff and project performance and provide feedback and direction to ensure employees and projects meet expected outcomes.

APH Information

* This position supports Austin Public Health's Mission and Core Purpose identified in the Austin Public Health Strategic Plan.
* Departmental Competencies related to the position can be found on Austin Public Health's website.

Immunization Requirement

* Due to high-risk areas, Austin Public Health employees must comply with the department's immunization policy.

Regarding your application

* Qualifying education experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities must be clearly stated on your application. Resumes are welcome, but we do not use any information provided on your resume to qualify and refer you to the hiring department.
* A cover letter is required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position.
* Work experience listed must include a month, year, and a verifiable Supervisor or Human Resources phone number.
* Incomplete applications will not be considered.
* Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meets the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview.

Additional Information

* When public health responds to an emergency you may be assigned activities that are outside your regular job description. This may involve responding at any time, including nights and weekends with possible deployment to locations other than the Austin Public Health.
* This position is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSF) Program. This program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.

If you are selected to interview

* Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of the initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference
* This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation (CBI).
* If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED, undergraduate, and/or graduate degrees, will be required.

Electronic Notification to Applications

* Applicants will be notified via e-mail to communicate important information related to the status of their application as part of an ongoing effort to increase operational efficiency, promote a green environment and minimize delays and costs.
* Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide are current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our e-mails or fail to check your inbox in a timely manner.
* Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Please note that the Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days.

Pay Range

$34.86 - $44.45


Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

Job Close Date 02/05/2023 Type of Posting External Department Austin Public Health Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location RBJ Health Center, 15 Waller St. Austin, Texas 78702 Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience:

* Public Health supervisory experience.
* Experience in clinical management of sexually transmitted infections and tuberculosis.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

* Establish work assignments and priorities in relationship to nursing service available.
* Direct and coordinate the work of assigned nursing and support personnel to provide patient care in an assigned clinic/service.
* Assist in planning educational programs for nurses, and other clinical staff to meet needs of the department.
* Assist in preparation of clinical program budget proposals.
* Compile program statistics and reports.
* Respond to inquiries concerning clinic information and/or inquiries on policies and procedures.
* Refer patients and families to other services or for follow-up treatment based on assessment of health care needs.
* Provides direct patient care and support to clinical staff as needed.
* Teach and counsel patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
* Maintain complete and accurate records of patient status and care provided.
* Respond to patient request for information regarding services available.
* Respond to patient complaints received in person or via the hotline.
* Coordinate with administrative staff, as needed, concerning services provided.

Responsibilities - Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

* Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

* Knowledge of the principles and practices of ambulatory nursing and of nursing services as employed in community health programs.
* Knowledge of medicines and narcotics and their application for treatment.
* Knowledge of instruments and equipment used in providing routine and specialized patient care.
* Knowledge of current community resources available.
* Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
* Knowledge of organization and coordination of community health programs.
* Skill in planning, directing, and controlling the work of subordinate employees to accomplish activities to provide maximum services.
* Skill in setting priorities and making judgments.
* Skill in recognizing the health needs and concerns of patients, families and the community.
* Skill in communicating effectively orally and in writing.
* Skill in making sound decisions in emergency or stress situations.
* Skill in establishing effective and constructive working relationships with patients, families, physicians, other city employees, and the general public.

Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.

The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* * This position requires Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, four (4) years of experience in a clinical nursing setting, ambulatory care, or in a hospital one (1) year of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity. Do you meet these minimum qualifications?
* Yes
* No

* * Are you licensed to practice nursing in the State of Texas?
* Yes
* No

* * Please provide your license number.

(Open Ended Question)

* * This position requires a current healthcare provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course completion card and will be required to maintain a current certification during employment. Do you meet this requirement or have the ability to do so by the time of employment?
* Yes
* No

* * If identified as the top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation?
* Yes
* No

* * Due to working in high risk areas, applicants applying for this position must comply with the departments immunization policy as a condition of employment. Can you meet this requirement?
* Yes, I will comply to the vaccinations required by the APH department
* No, I cannot meet this requirement

* * Briefly describe your clinical experience in managing sexually transmitted infections and tuberculosis.

(Open Ended Question)

* * Briefly describe your experience in supervising Public Health Programs (include number of years and direct reports).

(Open Ended Question)

* * In the prior twelve months have you been employed by, owned any interest in, or been an officer or board member, for any business entity, including a non-profit organization, that is transacting any business with the City of Austin, including a recipient of any contracts, grants, or any funds of any kind from the City of Austin?
* Yes
* No
* Don't know

* If you answered yes to the previous question, please explain below.

(Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents

* Cover Letter
* Resume

Optional Documents

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