The University of Kansas Hospital - Nursing Management Careers

Nursing Shift Supervisor Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours: Varies (11-2300, 1500 - 0300)

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a Nursing Shift Supervisor


Assists with hiring, education and performance evaluation of the staff. Works with the Nurse Manager and Human Resources in performance management counseling and discipline of staff

Collaborates with the Nurse Manager, Director and Physician leadership to establish patient care standards and evaluates staff compliance. Serves as a mentor for excellence in clinical practice and patient and employee satisfaction.

Creates and maintains a supportive work environment for the entire team. Creates and maintains an atmosphere of respect and courtesy toward patients, staff and colleagues.

Maintains a safe and caring environment for patients that is conducive to positive health teaching and maintenance, meeting patient and family expectations for care while implementing mechanisms to ensure culturally specific care. Responds to patient and family concerns or complaints with sensitivity and compassion in a timely fashion.

Maintains clinical relevance, demonstrating self-development by keeping current on a variety of clinical, management and health care topics.

Maintains current knowledge of an ensures compliance with all regulatory and professional standards of care which includes JCAHO, CMS, IHI, CAP, etc., instructing staff and ensuring compliance with standards through daily on-going monitoring and performance management.

Makes recommendations and provides opportunities for growth and development of personnel and arranges for appropriate education and training of staff.

Operational Performance - Develops, prepares and monitors the personnel staffing schedules short and long term, supply and equipment budgets in collaboration with the staff and support department directors, to include applicable quality and throughput metrics.

Promotes a level of professionalism on the unit, both in culture and appearance. Motivates academic pursuit and continuing education on the part of the staff by establishing and meeting service based certification goals.

Use findings from patient and staff satisfaction surveys and complaints to plan and improve patient care using active mentoring and performance management strategies.


Bachelor's Degree in nursing or ADN in the process of completing the BSN required

BSN OR MSN preferred

3 years of applicable experience required

Demonstrated leadership, communication and interpersonal skills required

Previous supervisory experience preferred

BLS, ACLS, TNCC, PALS as indicated by clinical area required

Registered Nurse in State of Kansas required

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