Nursing Supervisor Job Description

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Nursing Supervisor

Nursing Supervisor responsibilities

  • Scheduling nurses’ shifts
  • Assigning nurses to patients
  • Ensuring nursing operational standards are met

Nursing Supervisor Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a qualified nursing supervisor to oversee patients and manage the nursing team of our facility.

Our ideal candidate has solid experience as a registered nurse and is able to handle stressful situations. This position also requires team management skills and a problem-solving attitude. Further training in management or administration would be a bonus.

Ultimately, you should be able to ensure smooth nursing operation at our facility through day-to-day management and long term planning.


  • Schedule nurses’ shifts
  • Assign nurses to patients
  • Ensure nursing operational standards are met
  • Provide reports on productivity, quality and customer service metrics
  • Ensure all nurses follow policies and procedures
  • Train new team members
  • Evaluate nurses’ performance
  • Inform family members about medical procedures and doctors’ instructions
  • Handle complaints or other issues
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing psychological support to patients, family and friends
  • Keep records of nurses’ files, patients’ cases and procedures


  • Proven work experience as a nursing supervisor
  • In-depth knowledge of hospital procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of legal regulations and best practices in healthcare
  • Team management skills
  • Great communication and people skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • BSc or diploma in nursing; training in healthcare administration is a plus
  • Valid nursing license

Nursing Supervisor Job Description Examples

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Job Summary:

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