Supervisor Emergency Department

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Advocate Aurora Health

United States

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Supervisor Emergency Department


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Milwaukee, WI, United States 



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Full time



Job Description:

Supervises the day-to-day activities of staff in the Emergency Department. Ensures adequate staffing of nursing and ancillary services personnel. Coordinates staff and resources to ensure cohesive, high quality patient care. Responsible for the efficient flow of patients in the Emergency Department.

  • Expedites patient flow through monitoring and assessing ED resources (personnel, equipment, and rooms). Collaborates with Clinical Nursing Coordinator/House Supervisor to facilitate bed placement issues.
  • Acts as liaison between the unit, ancillary services, management, and department heads.
  • Prepares staffing schedule, determining service assignments for staff based on knowledge, skill and ability. Makes ongoing evaluations of staffing needs in the department in collaboration with the manager.
  • Educates staff on changes to policies and procedures.
  • Works with vendors and coordinates inservices regarding new equipment. Participates in product trials for new equipment and submits recommendations for management review.
  • Promotes communication among patients, families, hospital departments, and medical staff to optimize the interdependence of all team members. Coordinates the needs of physicians and acts as liaison between the medical staff and the nursing staff by serving as a problem solver and mediator.

Job Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.Typically requires 3 years of experience in nursing within an emergency department.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to orchestrate several functions and/or resources to accomplish objectives.Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with physicians, patients, and other health care staff.Ability to work effectively and responsibly without immediate, direct supervision.Excellent verbal and written communication skills including making group presentations.