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JOB OPENING: Nursing Supervisor

JOB OPENING: Nursing Supervisor - (29-05-2019)

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The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde, Missouri, are looking for a nursing supervisor of their healthcare facility, Our Lady of Rickenbach (which serves their elderly Sisters).


Responsible to: Sister Administrator

Job Summary:

The nursing supervisor monitors all nursing, dietary and housekeeping functions at Our Lady of Rickenbach Healthcare Center to ensure that a high quality of care is provided to the Sister residents. Work hours for this position are 40 a week, alternating weekends and will work holidays.

Essential Functions:

  • oversee the physical exam and completion of the medical history on each new admission to the facility
  • routinely make rounds in the facility to visit the Sisters to assess their physical, mental and emotional needs
  • monitor physicians’ visits to ensure that staff is assigned
  • be available to visiting physicians to respond to any concerns or requests that may arise      
  • meet with the Sister administrator to coordinate appointments and medical trips for the Sister residents; make transportation arrangements accordingly
  • accompany or assign a staff member to accompany the Sisters to their appointments
  • interview, hire, evaluate and terminate staff members in consultation with the Sister administrator and the HR office
  • oversee scheduling of nursing staff to insure adequate coverage for each shift
  • verify staff work hours with their time cards for processing bi-weekly payroll
  • administer verbal or written interim warnings to staff personnel after conferring with the Sister Administrator
  • provide for in-service training to the staff including but not limited to: fire safety, blood-borne pathogens, infection control, bowel and bladder training, resident rights, employee rights, accident prevention, range of motion, death and dying, confidentiality, needs of special care residents, transferring and ambulation
  • work as Charge Nurse 3 to 4 times a week
  • perform all duties of nursing assistant as needed
  • order medical supplies as needed
  • meet monthly with the prioress general, the Clyde prioress and the Sister administrator
  • perform all other duties required by the Sister administrator


  • license to practice nursing in the State of Missouri
  • certified to administer an IV
  • pass a drug screening test
  • minimum of five years of nursing experience  
  • skills to supervise a staff of ten or more
  • multi-tasking skills
  • patient assessment skills
  • good communications skills: oral and written
  • compassion toward the sick and elderly
  • dependability
  • flexibility
  • capable of functioning coherently during an emergency or crisis
  • lift without restrictions
  • agile enough to bend, stoop, twist

For more information or to apply, please contact Amber Otto, human resource generalist, at (660) 944-2221 ext. 173.

Please click on the link below to download an application. If you have trouble downloading the PDF, please email humanresources@benedictinesisters.org for an emailed copy. Thank you!

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