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Nursing Supervisor

Olathe, Kansas

Job ID: R-35822

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Our nurses are leaders and decision makers, working closely with physicians to provide the best care and most advanced treatments. On our team, you’ll work in an environment of respect and professionalism, and you’ll have the support to advance your nursing career in the direction you choose. Find out more about the wide variety of opportunities for nurses at The University of Kansas Health System.


Job Summary

Job ID: R-35822 Job Type: Part time Location: Olathe, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

Assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of patient care, consistent with the philosophy, goals and policies of Olathe Medical Center. Utilizes the principles of management and the nurisng process to achieve optimal care and patient satisfaction. Primary functions are to coordinate staffing, supervise, instruct and guide nursing personnel in the absence of the Nursing Directors. Responsible for meeting JCAHO and Olathe Medical Center standards of nursing practice.

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
  • Identifies own learning needs and plans continuing education accordingly. Seeks opportunities to improve as a manager through education.
  • Displays flexibility and the ability to make decisions in non-standardized situations. Seeks assistance from appropriate resource person as necessary in solving clinical management problems. •   Assists in planning for safe, economical and efficient nursing care. • Consistently balances staff by reallocating resources as census and acuity demand.
  • Maintains high visibility and positive professional relationships with the nursing staff in assigned areas.  Makes unit rounds and provides clinical expertise to staff. Displays the ability to mentor and nuture clinical competency at the bedside.  Teaches and promotes critical thinking.  Serves as a consultant in clinical, technical and professional matters.
  • Coordinates activities and interacts effectively with nursing staff, other departments and medical staff to manage the patient care environment.   Investigates and evaluates reports of unusual occurrence, takes timely and appropriate action including completion of appropriate documentation, and notifies appropriate staff. •   Assists Patient Care Manager/Clinical Director in evaluation of staff. •   Mentors and nutures clinical competency at the bedside.
  • Completes required age-specific competency activities and demonstrates knowledge and ability to meet the age-related needs of patients served.
  • Ensures nursing is practiced in accordance with professional values and moral principles.
  • Is knowledgeable of current PI plans in progress.  Assists staff awareness and compliance with plans."
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required Education and Experience
  • Associate Degree Nursing
  • High School Graduate
  • 3 or more years of nursing experience

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelor Degree Nursing

Required Licensure and Certification
  • CPR/ AED/ BLS - Other BLS within 14 days
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (LRN) - Single State - State Board of Nursing upon Hire OR
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (LRN) - Multi-State - State Board of Nursing upon Hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association (AHA) upon Hire

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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The main reason I love coming to work is because of the amazing team. We promote a nursing culture that encourages kindness and teamwork, and I absolutely love that about our hospital. Riley Ferree, RN


  • Healthcare

    Our robust medical, dental and vision package allows you to choose options that are best for your family. We offer life, disability, and accident insurance plus voluntary offerings such as critical illness insurance and identity theft protection.

  • Giving back

    In addition to the quality healthcare we provide, we have opportunities to serve externally in our community in activities throughout the year.

  • Team-based culture

    At the health system, we are a team. If you are highly skilled and motivated but don’t want to work in an “everyone for themselves” culture like many academic institutions have, this is your place.

  • Support and Resources

    We have a comprehensive wellness program with resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health. Our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes free counseling sessions and legal advice options.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We offer tuition reimbursement for formal education credits.

  • 401(a)

    We offer a retirement savings plan with an employer contribute.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at The University of Kansas Health System? Review the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right combination.

  • Compassionate
  • Acccountable to Team
  • Takes Initiative
  • Possesses Integrity
  • Patient-Focused
  • Desire to Grow & Develop

Our Culture

  • Work with a team that supports you, in a place where you will feel you belong and will make a difference. We empower staff to put the patient first in all things – even beyond clinical care. We value people.
  • Driven to serve: Every employee makes an impact, regardless of your role – no matter if you’re in scheduling, facilities or clinical staff. We know that each step of the process ultimately impacts the patient.
  • Our leadership is approachable, open-minded, and adaptable to challenges in healthcare.
  • We demonstrate values proudly and consistently. Values such as diversity and inclusion are important to our staff; there is a desire to see this reflected by the health system internally and externally.
  • Even though we are a large organization, our employees feel the health system’s resources, culture and commitment to quality allow them to provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Our health system welcomes patients and cases that other hospitals cannot. This represents our commitment to care and our passion to challenge ourselves and be the best.
  • We are a true healthcare leader in the region, rooted in experience and excellence.
  • We offer unique opportunities for professional development, as well as convenient pathways for onsite continuing education among healthcare professionals and staff – from GED to CEUs.
  • We make a difference in our communities by improving the health and lives of our patients.
  • We also support our communities through Health System Employees Reaching Out events.

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