Supervisor of College Nursing

Subspecialty: Management

Posted: 1/31/2020

Company: Stony Brook University

Location: Stony Brook, NY

Description: Supervisor of College Nursing
Supervisor of College Nursing - 2000087 

Brief Description of Duties: The Supervisor of College Nursing will be 50% supervisory and 50% clinical. The incumbent is responsible for the clinical and administrative duties as well as daily operations of the nurse activities within the Student Health Service. Supervises and coordinates nursing staff including medical assistants. Demonstrates excellence in leadership, team building, critical thinking, observation, assessment, and interventions. Maintains confidentiality and patient records in accordance with procedures and regulatory standards. Responsible for establishing and maintaining an effective triage system coordinates workflow and assign priorities for nursing staff, devise strategies and utilize technology for achieving desired outcome.

The successful incumbent will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, exercising good organizational and time-management skills with excellent attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a diverse team with a collaborative approach to problem-solving.

• Administrative: Ensures the nursing service is staffed appropriately, covering staffing variances using available resources. Ensures and maintains adequate and proficient levels of nursing patient care by providing training. Responsible for collaborating on the recruitment of nursing staff. Establishes, communicates, and maintains a vision set by the University. Encourages interaction and collaboration across all areas of Student Health, Wellness and Prevention services. Supervise individuals involved with referrals, patient follow up on labs, and medical advice line follow up. Ensure compliance with all regulatory standards and with the maintenance of AAAHC accreditation. Considers the needs and behaviors of the student population and cultural backgrounds in all patient care. Liaison with University Hospital Emergency Rooms, NYSDOH.

• Clinical: Oversees and participates in triage of patient problems and emergencies. Supervise individuals involved in sterilization procedures. Collaborates with the physicians in facilitating nursing care. Serve as the Student Health Service Infection Control Program Coordinator instructing staff on appropriate infection control/ prevention measures. Conducts surveillance and investigation of public health concerns in conjunction with the Department of Health. Effectively assess and monitor programs such as Influenza and prevention strategies. Identify the educational needs of staff plan, coordinate and implement ongoing nursing education.

Position type: Full-time


Required Qualifications (As evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor’s Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Two (2) years of full-time supervisory experience in a medical setting. Current New York State RN License.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Nursing. Two (2) or more years of experience in a nurse leadership role. Three (3) or more years of experience in clinical practice. Management experience in an outpatient setting (primary care, family medicine and/or urgent care facility). Experience working with a college student population.


Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

How to Apply:

For a full description, and to apply, please click here (requisition #200087):

Visit our WHY WORK HERE page to learn about the total rewards we offer.