Job Summary: The Clinical Supervisor is a qualified professional nurse responsible for providing oversight for patient care and personnel in the hemodialysis unit. He/she will assume authority for the operations of the facility in the absence of the Facility Administrator. Qualifications: • Current license for registered nurse • Baccalaureate degree preferred • Minimum of one year in nursing to include six months’ experience in a hemodialysis unit • CPR Certification Job Specific Accountabilities: The statements below describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this role. They are not intended to be a complete list of all duties, and additional responsibilities may be assigned as required. • Provides input to Facility Administrator for hiring, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating staff. • Maintains patient schedules in coordination with facility administrator to ensure efficient schedule. Prepares or delegates patient schedule and daily staff assignments for scheduled staff. • Ensures availability of adequate supplies and equipment on the treatment floor in conjunction with the Chief Technician. • Maintains a therapeutic, safe and aesthetically acceptable physical environment. • Plans and coordinates timely acceptance of new patients, transfers and transients. • Supervises technical personnel in the absence of the Chief Technician and notifies Chief Biomedical Technician of procedural and/or technical problems. • When needed, assists Facility Administrator in planning and organizing facility meetings such as QAPI, Staff Meetings, and in-services. • Assist in management of payroll in coordination with the Facility Administrator office and assists new employees with benefit enrollment as needed in the absence of the Facility Administrator. • Admits new patients to the facility, including initial nursing assessment, signing of consents and completion of medication list. • Communicates regularly with nephrologist regarding patient needs. Rev. 3.2020 • Supervises and performs initiation, monitoring and termination of dialysis as needed. • Participates in direct patient care when staffing levels require it. • Ensures that nursing care is coordinated with the prescribed medical plan of care and maintains effective communication with the medical staff for collaborative planning. • Ensures that all incidents are reported in an accurate and timely manner. • Initiation of lifesaving corrective measures, including those necessary in treating shock. • Responsible for patient care planning and follow-up. • Oversees patient medication review to ensure completion. • Makes regular patient rounds to identify patient needs, assess quality of care and resolve patient problems. • Maintains infection control with regard to the employees, patients, visitors, housekeeping and other services. • Supervises completion of quarterly patient emergency procedure review. • Monitors stock medications in conjunction with inventory personnel for expiration dates and quantity. • Other duties as assigned. CORE COMPETENCIES: Employees must consistently exhibit behaviors that enhance professional conduct and reflect the core values, standards of conduct and business ethics, work rules, values and philosophy of Pure Life Renal. TECHNICAL/PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE: Achieving satisfactory level of technical and professional skill and knowledge in position-related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. COMMUNICATION/TEAMWORK: Works effectively with others toward common goals. Uses effective communication strategies with co-workers to achieve acceptable outcomes and resolve issues. QUALITY OF WORK: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. PATIENT FOCUS: Effectively meeting patients' needs; building productive patient relationships; taking the responsibility for patient satisfaction. CONFIDENTIALITY: Maintains confidentiality of patient medical and personal information. SAFETY: Demonstrates knowledge of and follows safety practices. Understands the importance of safety in the workplace. Rev. 3.2020 DEPENDABILITY/RELIABILITY: Accepts assignments willingly and ensures thorough and timely completion with minimum supervision. Adapts to changes in workload and job demands to maintain goals. Meets attendance and punctuality expectations. ETHICS/INTEGRITY: Demonstrates the ability to conduct business processes in a fair manner, compliant with company and regulatory agencies policies and requirements. POSITIONS DEMANDS: Physical: Essential Function • Work is active; requires frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs., for assisting with patient lifts and transfers and moving pieces of equipment and supplies. • Requires long periods of standing and walking, as well as frequently sitting, reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting and stooping/bending to perform patient care duties. • Finger and hand dexterity adequate to handle and manipulate equipment, instruments, keyboarding, telephone systems. • Hearing and vision acuity adequate to detect changes in equipment and detect machine alarms. Temperament: • Able to alter plans/routines when unexpected, stressful situations and multiple interruptions occur without projecting stress/frustrations that would adversely affect the work environment. • Maintains professionalism and confidentiality with socially challenging situations and problems. • Notify and offer immediate solutions for potential threatening, belligerent, or emotional situations involving disconcerted employees, patients and/or patient families. • Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously in an efficient and calm manner. Work Hazards: • Exposure to chemicals used within the facility (Renalin, Bleach and Acidified Concentrate; refer to MSDS for other chemicals used within the facility). • Exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials (ongoing training provided for employee safety).