UnityPoint Health Nursing Supervisor - Pain Center in Fort Dodge, Iowa

UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge

Nursing Supervisor - Pain Center

FTE: 1.0 (Full-time, 40 hours per week)

Shift: M-F, days


  • Responsible for activity and operations within specified area and will have organizational responsibility for area’s staff and budget.

  • Responsible for organizing staffing and administering all personnel in one or more functional organizational units.

  • Responsible for providing functional advice and control to all units of the organization within their discipline.

  • Activities of subordinates are highly technical and varied; supervision may require complex scheduling and functional guidance in a very complex environment.

  • Responsible for implementation, ongoing management and strategic growth in areas of responsibility including outreach, marketing and community education.

  • Participates on hospital committees as appropriate.

  • Provides direct care for patients in the Pain Management Center when needed. This includes rooming patients, assisting with proceedures, and assisting patients in recovery after proceedures.


  • Develop annual goals and objectives.

  • Develop strategic plan.


  • Develop and revise structure to meet goals.


  • Plan and manage the effective and efficient use of human resources.

  • Prepare and operate under a budget.


  • Develop system to measure areas effectiveness.

  • Ensure areas are in compliance with rules and regulations.

  • Manage day to day operations.

  • Evaluate employee performance.


  • Identify and develop staffing plans.

  • Leads and has oversight responsibilities in patient care

  • Ensure areas functions are adequately staffed.


  • Develop key personnel in their area.

  • Responsible for overseeing completion of staff competencies and required education.

  • Facilitates development of clinical judgment in health-care team members through role modeling, coaching, and/or mentoring.


  • Ensure proper communications and plans are coordinated with other areas (i.e., Primary Care Providers).

  • Collaborates with the Medical Directors for all units.

  • Establishes collaborative relationships within and across disciplines that promote patient safety, culturally competent care and clinical excellence.

Decision Making:

  • Ability to make frequent decisions and take actions of a difficult nature involving several related functions.

  • Objectives involve resolution of highly complex problems using factual information and management principles.

  • Requires ability to make frequent technical decisions and take action of a difficult and complex nature to achieve assigned objectives.

  • Responsible for developing problem solutions using established principles.


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration, Nursing or other health-related field.


  • Current RN Licensure in State of Iowa or applicable compact state.

  • Must be licensed in state of residence.

  • If not a Registered Nurse, no licensure required.


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration, Nursing or other health-related field


  • Two (2) years healthcare experience; Supervisory experience in related area preferred


  • Demonstrates clinical knowledge and skills required for area of assignment.

  • Exercises good judgment and maintain effective interpersonal skills.

  • Able to solve problems, think creatively, communicate effectively and manage changing circumstances.

  • Ability to delegate effectively.

  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity.


  • Refer to Job Description Addendum

Requisition ID: 2018-46299

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: M-F Days

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org