Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor, Emergency Department

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor, Emergency Department

Schedule: Saturday & Sunday 5p-5a, plus one weekday (36 hours/week)

UC Health is hiring a full-time Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor for the Emergency Department at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The RN Supervisor will support UCMC's Emergency Room, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care, and according to policy and procedures.

About the University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational, and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments.
  • Includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.

Unit Details:
  • UC Medical Center is the region's only adult Level I trauma center and Cincinnati's first Comprehensive Stroke Center certified by the Joint Commission.
  • The unit provides development opportunities to grow your personal, professional, and leadership skills through dynamic resources and education.
  • Our newly renovated department brings state-of-the-art equipment, SRU rooms and trauma bays, behavioral health pods, a more manageable nursing station, and a larger waiting room.


  • Supervises staff assigned to their unit or center of excellence and demonstrates the ability to coach and mentor staff. Operational leadership of shift including patient flow and assignment/adjustment of resources to meet dynamic changing needs throughout the shift. Champion efficient throughput and capacity management. Benchmark internal processes to improve practice. Lead and implement operational improvement initiatives and assures compliance via staff coaching and mentoring. Ensures staff behaviors supports and are consistent with the RITE Values, Missions and Vision of UC Health and University Hospital. Provide transformational leadership as related to PFCC. Assist with developing and revising of departmental standards, policies and procedures. Staffing and scheduling responsibility for cohort of staff and shift. Promote patient care safety standards. Actively identifying opportunities for improvement in patient satisfaction, perform trials and report back to leadership on results. Facilitate conflict resolution. Empower staff to participate in decision making through shared governance/UBC. Maintain, support and encourage others with professional development.

Resource Management:
  • Demonstrates efficiency through the appropriate use of resources or supplies to support timely and effective delivery of patient care. Identifies needs for specific equipment and ensures adequate and properly functioning equipment and supplies are available for patient care. Identify operational needs for units including but not limited to needs related to capital equipment; medical supplies; office supplies; hours of practice; minor equipment; and equipment maintenance. Participate in the new hire process: Shadowing process, selection and oversee specific staff orientation to maintain established standards of care and to ensure competency. Specific professional development and coaching for assigned cohort of staff including quarterly rounding and annual performance appraisals. Provides immediate counseling for staff when specific behaviors or incidents negatively affect patient care or the general work environment. Write up incidents. Participates in the corrective action process. Promote staff retention, team building/collaboration.

Performance Improvement/Regulatory Requirements:
  • Ensure shift practice is in compliance with state and federal medical laws (EMTALA, HIPAA and House Bill 316). Enforce and maintain corporate compliance. Identify and oversee risk management issues. Ensures staff compliance with established policies, procedures, standards and accreditation and licensing regulations. Actively involved and engage staff in departmental performance improvement (PI) activities according to department PI plan.
  • Assist the manager in evaluation the quality of patient care and staff performance through: Personal observation. Facilitating quality improvement monitoring activities. Interviewing patients/families/staff. Reviewing documentation.

Clinical Resource and Competency:
  • Maintain hospital wide and department specific nursing competencies and completes annual competencies in required time frame. Collaborate with the Department Educator and/or provides for orientation and educational needs identified in the department. Function as a clinical resource for area of clinical specialty. Promote the use of evidence based practice. Assist in identifying and operationalizing best practices in the unit. Facilitates ongoing staff professional growth.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.
  • 5 years clinical and progressive management experience.
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Ohio.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.