Registered Nurse Supervisor Triage Unit Job

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Summary of Registered Nurse Supervisor Triage Unit job


$64,563.20 To $103,043.20 Annually

Benefits Offered

Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


SALARY: $64,563.20 - $103,043.20 Annually

OPENING DATE: 04/20/18

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Registered Nurse Supervisor.
Minimum starting salary range for these vacancies - $70,000 - $85,000/year, dependent upon experience.

General Description

The purpose of this class within the organization is to ensure that sound patient care is performed by nurses and that the needs of patients are being met.

This class works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in nursing.

Requires four (4) years as a Registered Nurse in psychiatric, mental health or behavioral health field including at least two (2) years of experience in substance abuse nursing, and including at least two (2) years of experience as a charge nurse or nurse manager or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses Required:

Licensed as a registered nurse or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in the State of Florida

Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E Driver's License for duration of appointment.

Current BLS certification


Master's Degree in Nursing, or a related Human Services field

Certification in addictions and or substance abuse counseling, or behavioral health counseling

Certification (RN-C in a behavioral health or addictions specialty)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)


The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Supervises the triage department including patient care, adherence to policies and procedures, updating call back list, assisting with computer problems, reconciling cash revenues and cab bills, direct patient care being a resource to employees.

Evaluates subordinate's work, identifying areas in need of improvement and writing corrective plans, writing annual performance evaluations, and approving weekly time sheets.

Performs quality assurance including reading and correcting entries, chart audits, medication room inspections, identifying areas for education, writing performance improvement plans and maintaining breathalyzers, automated external defibrillators (AED) and carbon monoxide monitors.

Oversees purchasing of office, patient personal care and medical supplies and ordering all chart forms from the print shop; ensures that adequate supplies are available to staff at all times.

Reviews and revises current policies and procedures and create new ones; presents them to Medical Executive committee for approval; writes reference books for nurses and triage technicians. Educates staff.

Conducts individual supervision with staff ensuring that the nurses provide quality care and best practice; holds nursing staff meetings, provide education and disseminate information from committees.

Monitors medication administration records and medication rooms for compliance and organization; reviews electronic patient medical records for compliance and accuracy; monitors patient medical records for nursing documentation compliance.

Meets and coordinates patient services with the counseling supervisors; completes nursing schedules for three shifts to ensure that the units are safely staffed; reconciles invoices for the lab, pharmacy, taxi company, and temp agencies; supervises and assists the admission process to ensure intakes are completed in a timely manner.

Monitors documentation; reviews charts for completion and accuracy; oversees Infection Control activities on the unit.

Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to radiation; disease/pathogens.


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance:

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities:

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities:

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.



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  • Barbara Sharief ( Mayor )
  • Vacancy Location: Fort Lauderdale , FL
  • Vacancy job: Registered Nurse Supervisor Triage Unit
  • Rate: negotiable
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