Changing Aspen Leaves - RMNP

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Nursing Supervisor

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$28.90 $40.47 $5,009.24 $7,014.67 $60,122.00 $84,171.00


Supervises, administers, and coordinates the delivery of health care and related service to patients in assigned area.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.  

  • Receives general guidance from the Director or Assistant Director of Community Health Services.
  • Exercises direct supervision over professional and paraprofessional personnel.
  • Administer, supervise, and coordinate health care services provided by subordinate personnel.
  • Assign, direct, and supervise activities of assigned staff, ensuring adherence to established policies, procedures, and standards; administer or make recommendations for routine personnel matters affecting subordinates, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, assigning work, scheduling work hours, granting leave, appraising performance, disciplining, and submitting such records and reports as required by County policies and procedures.
  • Monitor program efficiency and effectiveness; recommend and implement administrative or procedural changes as appropriate.
  • Develop and manage the budget; review and approve expenditures for assigned programs and services.
  • Write and review grant proposals.
  • Coordinate and meet with other health care providers to ensure the delivery of effective, comprehensive services.
  • Maintain and update a variety of records, files, and program reports pertaining to assigned services.
  • Respond to questions and concerns from patients, community agencies, and the general public.
  • Provide direct health care and instruction to patients when needed.
  • Represent assigned programs at various committees, professional organizations, community agencies, and conferences as assigned.
  • May participate in emergency preparedness and response activities.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Nursing principles, practices, methods, and techniques of assigned area.
  • Supervisory principles, procedures, and methods including selection, training, discipline, and evaluation.
  • Current trends and developments in area of responsibility.
  • Medical records management and legal documentation requirements.
  • Education principles and training resources.
  • Statistical collection and analysis methods and techniques.
  • Principles and procedures of budget administration.
  • Administer, supervise, and coordinate health care services and programs.
  • Evaluate and plan based on data service and the identification of program needs.
  • Analyze fiscal data and make effective budget recommendations.
  • Design and implement new or revised program areas or approaches to assigned health care services.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Supervise and mentor professional and support staff.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
  • Three years of increasingly responsible experience, including one year of supervisory experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from a school accredited by the CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) or NLNAC (National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission).
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Colorado Driver's License.
  • Licensed to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in the State of Colorado.
  • Maintain continuing education hours annually, or as required by the Department, and obtain certificates/training necessary for specific programs. 

Background Image: Changing Aspen Leaves in Rocky Mountain National Park by Jeremy Hollis. All rights reserved.