Nursing Superintendent

Nursing Superintendent

Company Name Confidential
10-20 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

1. Planning, directing and evaluating activities of the nursing department, including implementation of the department's mission, vision and philosophy and align with Kauvery Hospitals service excellence standards.
2. Provide leadership, direction and support for organizational development projects/ transformational projects/ quality initiatives.
3. Recruitment, Selection, Placement, Development and Retention of staff with in the office of Director of nursing- vertical scope & control.
4. Formulate, implement and evaluate a nursing performance management program.
5. Spearhead the performance evaluation both ongoing and for succession planning within the nursing directorate.
6. Encourage a collaborative model of patient care by providing opportunity for nursing personnel to plan with the medical staff and other disciplines for the total needs of patients.
7. Ensure high level patient satisfaction and work satisfaction of nurses.
8. Develop a continuous quality management plan for nursing.
9. Improve patient care through testing evidence, generate new knowledge through research and research driven audits
10. Brand the organization and profession through publication and by representing in various conferences, professional forum and ceremonies.
11. Build an error prevention and ethical culture.
ADMINISTRATION:
 Is responsible for the direct patient care given in the hospital.
 Develop, review, approve and enforce written departmental policies and procedures.
 Develop and display a written table of organization depicting the positions of the nursing department, channels of communication and the relationship of the nursing department with other departments.
 Develop a nursing master staffing plan-using input from the unit level nursing personnel plans.
 Determine and communicate resources needed for the nursing department to carry out its functions and submit written reports as required.
 Estimate needs for facilities, supplies and equipment.
 Assist in the preparation and administration of the nursing department budget.
 Establish and maintain an effective system of records and reports.
 Maintain good working relationship and frequent liaison with other department managers.
 Communicate regularly with the hospital director and give input on all matters related to nursing.
 Supervise and develop head nurses and supervisors.
 Develop a mechanism for nursing staff to give input into nursing administration decisions.
EDUCATION:
 Ensure that a comprehensive orientation program is conducted for all new nursing personnel.
 Guide the development of an efficient and effective nursing education unit.
 Oversee provision and implementation of educational programs for nurses.
 Participate in the assessment of learning needs and provide opportunities for staff development.
 Plan with educational institutions for the use of hospital facilities, which include student learning experience and clinical practice.
 Attendance at professional seminars and community activities.
CLINICAL PRACTICE:
 Make daily rounds on the patient care areas.
 Encourage a collaborative model of patient care by providing opportunity for nursing personnel to plan with the medical staff and other disciplines for the total needs of patients.
 Oversee the development and timely revision of nursing procedures to enhance quality of care.
 Attend to patient complaints unresolved at lower levels.
 Keep abreast of new technological developments in nursing and health care.
 Seek new ways of improving the service and keep abreast of modern practice and techniques.
QUALITY:
 Develop a quality management plan for nursing.
 Chair the Nursing Quality Management Committee.
 Utilize standards for measurement of quality of nursing care to be rendered.
 Provide support required for quality management and improvement activities.
 Oversee infection control activities for nursing, ensuring that adequate and appropriate.
Eligibility

Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council. A Bachelors Degree (nursing) or relevant post graduate nursing qualification is preferable.
5+ years of clinical experience 5+ years of clinical and managerial experience for a postgraduate nurse
Certification in BLS and ACLS is preferred
Computer literacy
Experience in professional development and nursing leadership

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