Supervisor RN-Intensive Care Unit

Overview

We are looking for a full-time Supervisor RN to work in our ICU department. Work hours will be primarily days, Monday – Friday, for 80 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will be required to flex to other shifts as needed. 

 

Assists in managing the day to day operations of the unit utilizing quality, cost effective patient care principles.  Supervises, supports and develops unit staff.  Consistently utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area). Acts in accordance with DNV Primary Stroke Center guidelines and educational requirements therein.

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

 

Bachelor’s Degree

BSN

Experience:

 

 

 

 

One year experience as a registered nurse.

Experience in specialty area.

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

·         Current Iowa license as a registered nurse.

·         Current BCLS certification (CPR)

·         Current ACLS certification

·         Certification in Critical Care Nursing (CCRN).

·         Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) and/or Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) certification.

 

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

Knowledge of basic computer skills.

 

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Work requires travel to the other UPH facilities

 

 

Responsibilities

People Management

  • Integrates the UnityPoint Health Des Moines Nursing Expectations of Performance in all aspects of care delivery and professional practice.
  • Manages daily operations of patient care. Contributes to the maintenance of high quality, cost effective services consistent with the needs of the users and the hospital’s budgetary guidelines.
  • Provides clinical leadership by directing, coordinating and delegating patient care in an organized manner, allowing for flexibility.
  • Acts as an interdepartmental liaison promoting effective multidisciplinary teamwork.
  • Collaborates with physicians and other health care team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Remains competent and available to participate in patient care pertinent to clinical specialty.
  • Demonstrates personal and professional growth and promotes the same among team members.
  • Exhibits discretion and sound judgment in all aspects of the job.
  • Maintains awareness of applicable laws and/or regulations affecting patient care. Remains current on law/regulation changes, recognizes implications to the organization and recommends courses of action to ensure compliance.
  • Assists in the development of policy/procedure and guidelines for safe, efficient operation of the department as needed.
  • Implements evidence-based practice strategies to meet the patient care needs. Assists in the achievement of quality improvement objectives and takes necessary modifications for attainment of goals. 
  • Represents UPHDM in a professional manner. Promotes positive interpersonal relations and serves as a role model within the department and with hospital personnel.
  • Creates an environment that promotes staff empowerment.
  • Displays creativity and innovation when making recommendations for improvement in the delivery of services to the hospital.
  • Is able to instruct and lead the staff so that a high level of productivity is maintained, intervening when necessary to problem solve.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be fair and impartial while maintaining a professional relationship.
  • Consistently utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area).
  • Participates in interdepartmental projects for personal and professional development.
  • May assist or support in developing annual budget, and takes appropriate action when appropriate to maintain control of department financial resources.
  • May assist or support in interviews, schedules, evaluate, disciplines, and terminates staff. Demonstrates the ability to fairly and consistently interpret, apply and follow personnel policies/procedures.

Leadership

  • Acts as a positive role model and resource for staff.
  • Accepts responsibility for maintaining and developing own skill and knowledge in the clinical work area.
  • Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.
  • Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
  • Consults with nursing leadership with regards to concerns/issues about clinical competence, equipment, and care delivery systems related to specific patient care problems/populations.
  • Serves on committees, task forces and special projects.
  • Revises current policies and clinical practice guidelines as assigned.

 

Staff Development/Education

  • Maintains an awareness of evidence-based nursing and research and collaborates in developing, implementing and evaluating standards of evidence-based practice and policies/procedures related to care.
  • Assesses the educational needs of staff and identifies learning needs to establish an environment that promotes individual growth, job satisfaction and nurtures professional practice.
  • Serves as the lead in the development, implementation and evaluation of individualized clinical orientation for nursing staff.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of in-services and continuing education offerings for clinical and non-clinical staff using formal, informal and “just in time” teaching methods; including the use of up-to-date and innovative resources (i.e. e-learning, simulation, etc.).
  • Acts as a resource for the development and evaluation of competency-based orientation skills validation.
  • Tracks the education requirements for staff.
  • Supports the clinical preceptor for effective communication and clinical education of staff.
  • Maintains records and reports that reflect the educational activities for the department/hospital.
  • Acts as Basic Dysrhythmia instructor for the hospital.
  • Assists with hospital-wide Orientation sessions.
  • Chairs the Code Blue Committee.

 

Department: :
Work Type: Full Time Benefits

Coordinator of the EDA University Center

Innovative mindset is one of the greatest drivers of wealth creation and must be at the center of any regional effort to strengthen the local economy and expand economic opportunity. Yet, right now, there are far too few opportunities for innovation in rural southwestern Wisconsin. To change that, UW-Platteville is launching the EDA University Center at UW-Platteville and we are seeking an individual to oversee this new, exciting initiative.

This is a high-profile, high-impact position that will deploy the University’s current activities to better serve the economic needs of our region. As part of a team, this individual will bring together and partner with some of the brightest minds across all areas of campus to develop and promote investments that dramatically increase the opportunity for regional partners and business owners to expand successful ventures.

The Coordinator of the EDA University Center is an individual who sees and seizes opportunities, takes risks, learns from failure, and will bring a sustained passion for our mission.  This is a role which works closely with teams—sharing ideas, brainstorming, co-authoring products, and advancing its shared priorities.

The Corporate Relations department is comprised of individuals who foster divergent thinking. Team members come up with original insights, find unique ways to look at data, and challenge their preconceptions.  We are a results-oriented department; team members function with an organizational commitment to clear objectives, ambitious timelines, accountability for results, and a focus on impact.

The Corporate Relations department embraces the diverse perspectives of everyone and fosters the values of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness at all times. This is a 5 year contract position based on Grant funding with Great Benefits!

Responsibilities:

  • Networking with regional industry leaders, small business owners, non-profit leaders, and economic development partners to deeply understand their needs, interests, and potential. 
  • Matchmaking these partners with the right campus resources to further their personal goals, including class projects, faculty researchers, student interns, prototyping services, and maker spaces.
  • Enhancing classroom experiences to better support place-based, applied, and hands-on learning through faculty trainings and curriculum development workshops.
  • Administering annual faculty investment funds that provide faculty summer pay in pursuit of the Center’s mission and vision.
  • Assembling and coordinating with the University Center Team of faculty and staff to inform our thematic investments, help shape our curriculum, and bolster our outreach efforts.
  • Elevating the work of the Center through the coordination of public events, conferences, social media, and traditional press.
  • Supporting the capacity building and development needs (grants, fundraising, others) of existing and growing campus initiatives in support of the Center mission and vision, including but not limited to the Dairy Innovation Hub, the IDEA Hub, the Innovation Center, and applied, hands-on, and place-based learning.
  • Will work in a collaborative organization and alongside both UW-Platteville senior management, faculty, and students.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Experience managing people and projects.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Creativity and collaboration skills: Individual will work with a team that thinks outside-the-box and challenges existing orthodoxies.
  • Writing skills: Demonstrated ability to write clearly on complex topics for an audience of non-experts.
  • Communication skills: Extensive experience clearly communicating with diverse audiences, including through public presentations.

Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master’s programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin’s largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.