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RN Nursing Supervisor PRN

Ottumwa, Iowa

Req ID RNNUR022655 Post Date Sep. 27, 2023 CategoryRegistered Nurse FacilityOttumwa Regional Health Center

The Nursing/House Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the management of nursing personnel. This is accomplished through leading, coaching, facilitating, and assisting by providing counsel and direction. The Nursing/House Supervisor is visible, accessible, and actively engaged in supporting staff on a daily basis.


  • Actively participate in QA/PI projects to meet regulatory compliance.
  • Follow ORHC infection control policies and procedures at all times
  • Serve as an example to staff by using hospital policies and procedures.
  • Participating actively in development and accomplishment of hospital regulatory compliance.
  • Follow ORHC and unit specific policies and procedures
  • Facilitate the scheduling process and adjust schedule to meet hospital’s needs
  • Providing fair and consistent leadership to all departments
  • Convey QI, risk and safety concerns to Director of department and quality department
  • Complete variance reports or statements of concern appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Participate in Individualized Patient Care by verifying whiteboards and other patient satisfaction criteria are being used.
  • Notify staff of emergency call in situations
  • Operate within the designs of established hospital procedures in emergencies including using the hospital’s emergency plan, HICs and NIMS when appropriate
  • Notify Administrator on call of any area you do not feel you can handle from following hospital policies and procedures, or with any unusual events.
  • Communicate clearly and positively with co-workers. Promote TEAMWORK.
  • Ensure patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Act as a resource to solve problems.
  • Act as an ambassador for the health center by speaking positively in the presence of our patients and members of our community.
  • Represent Ottumwa Regional Health Center by demonstrating compassion, integrity and excellence.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues and the general public both in person and on the telephone.
  • Must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, hospital policies, and technical procedures.
  • Must have the ability to rapidly problem solve and deal with a variety of variables and set priorities as well as the ability to analyze data from a variety of sources and choose consistently appropriate interventions to maximize positive patient outcomes.
  • Must demonstrate positive, supportive behavior to members of the healthcare team, patients, and families through effective communication, calm appearance and professional behavior.


  • Graduate from a school of nursing. Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing with 2-3 years management experience is minimum requirement. Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred.


  • Two to three years previous management experience is preferred with minimum of three years clinical experience in an acute care setting.


  • Current Iowa Registered Nurse License
  • BLS
  • ACLS within 12 months of hire


For more than 125 years, Ottumwa Regional Health Center has been serving the community of Ottumwa and the citizens of Southeast Iowa. We are a regional health center providing a wide range of health services, including emergency medicine, critical care services, medical/surgical, acute rehabilitation, obstetrics, and pediatrics, as well as specialty services such as cardiac catheterization, diagnostic and therapeutic radiological services, wound care, pain clinic, sleep lab, pathology, and so much more.


Our high-quality medical staff, many of whom are board-certified, offer a complete range of services from family practice and internal medicine to specialties such as general surgery, gastroenterology, orthopedics, urology, cardiology, radiation oncology, and more. Our highly trained and dedicated associates work closely as a team to provide individualized, seamless care to our patients and caring support to families and friends. 

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Our vision is to create places where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians and providers want to practice and employees want to work.


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