30+ days ago


Minneapolis, MN


Clinical Care Supervisor - Surgical Admissions  (202050)  

Hennepin Healthcare is an integrated system of care that includes HCMC, a nationally recognized Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center and acute care hospital. The comprehensive healthcare system includes a 484 bed academic medical center, a large outpatient Clinic & Specialty Center, and a network of primary and specialty care clinics in Minneapolis and in suburban communities. Hennepin Healthcare has a large psychiatric program, home care and hospice, and operates a research institute, innovation center and philanthropic foundation.


Under the direction of the Nurse Manager or Director and in collaboration with others, the Clinical Care Supervisor may be responsible for the day-to-day unit operations, clinical care and / or education processes for the unit/department. Duties may include staff supervision, patient flow, staff education, orientation and competency assessment, clinical care excellence, financial stewardship, performance improvement, coordination of patient care and safety, and serving in the Charge Nurse role.


  • Supports strategies to achieve HCMC nursing vision and execute Patient and Family Centered Care for every patient, every experience, and every time
  • Provides leadership for developing and implementing the unit / department annual plan including monitoring scorecard indicators and updating the Visual Management Board (VBM)
  • Supports hospital and unit compliance with standards of care and regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrates knowledge of hospital and unit policies and procedures and participates in revising as assigned
  • Promotes exceptional care and service through partnerships with patients, families and the interdisciplinary team
  • Understands and implements provisions of labor contracts
  • Maintains unit environment that is clean, safe and healing for patients
  • Leads and participates in unit and organization-wide committees as assigned
  • Performs delegated duties as required
  • On-call duties as assigned and/or on a rotating basis will be on off-shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Facilitates the initiation of, adoption of, and adaptation to change
  • Coordinates and tracks unit based orientation, competency assessment and staff development in collaboration with the Professional Practice, Development and Research Department (PPDR)
  • Articulates standards of professional nursing practice to staff through orientation, ongoing staff development, and staff coaching
  • Acts as a mentor to new staff to assist in development of critical thinking skills, organization skills and decision making
  • Leads the preceptor program within the department and ensures competencies are complete, evidence-based, and up to date. Serves as a preceptor as needed
  • Supports learning and professional development at HCMC through participation in central orientation and education activities
  • Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates division wide and unit specific based orientation and education while incorporating adult learning principles
  • Maintains clinical competencies, documentation and records of orientation and ongoing required education
  • Conducts educational needs assessment and develops a plan to meet the ongoing needs of the staff
  • Coordinates preceptor activities
  • Participates as a member of chair of organizational education and development initiatives, aimed at improving patient safety and excellence in nursing practice
  • Assists in managing unit operations to comply with financial targets
  • Supervises employees, including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, and performance management as directed by the manager
  • Functions as the Nurse Manager, when the manager is not present
  • Monitors the quality and safety of patient care provided and addresses issues proactively
  • Demonstrates leadership for monitoring and assuring safe, high quality patient care
  • Provides leadership and takes an active role in infection prevention within the department and organization
  • Assists in coordinating patient care with other nursing services, health services, and community health care agencies in order to maximize patient flow
  • Serves as resource for unit staff to resolve clinical care issues
  • Serves in the Charge Nurse role
  • Supports the integration of research and evidence based practice in the delivery of nursing care services


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • 2-3 years of recent experience in preop/ phase II recovery
  • ACLS and PALS Certifications

New HCMC employees hired after of 4-1-2009 as a Clinical Care Supervisor (CCS) or current employees promoting to CCS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing 
  • Two (2) years clinical experience 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1 year of Critical Care experience (ED or ICU)
  • Master’s degree  
  • Leadership and supervisory experience
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
  • Skilled in overseeing the efforts of individuals within the department
  • Ability to effectively involve department staff in the application of quality measurement and improvement tools
  • Skilled in fostering a positive workplace culture and building inclusive workplace teams
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new technologies and systems and provide instruction on complex processes
  • Capable of assisting managers with decisions and activities
  • Effective use of all Windows-based applications such as Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Ability to appropriately prioritize and carry-out work
  • Ability to comfortably and effectively facilitate meetings and feedback sessions



You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin Healthcare for your employment. We offer a wealth of opportunities for individuals who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to both current and prospective employees. We are driven to connect talented individuals with life-changing career opportunities, enabling you to provide exceptional care without exception. Thank you for considering Hennepin Healthcare as a future employer.  


Please Note:  Offers of employment from Hennepin Healthcare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background checks and pre-employment requirements.

Department: Operating Room
Primary Location: MN-Minneapolis-Downtown Campus
 Standard Hours/FTE Status: FTE = 1.00 (80 hours per pay period)
Shift Detail: Day
Job Level: Supervisor
Employee Status: Regular 
Eligible for Benefits: Yes
Union/Non Union: Non-Union 
Job Posting: Jan-11-2021