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Registered Nurse Supervisor 1, Operating Room

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Local Title: Registered Nurse Supervisor 1, Operating Room
Budget Title: Teaching and Research Center Nurse 3
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Nursing, Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Nursing at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse Supervisor 1, Operating Room.

The Registered Nurse Supervisor 1 (T&RC) is supervisory level, and provides administrative and clinical supervision to lower-level registered nurses and direct care staff; oversees and coordinates nursing services for an assigned unit; and may be involved in teaching and orientation functions.

Illustrative Duties

  • Plans, directs, and supervises nursing services on an assigned unit, including direct supervision of Registered Nurse 1 (T&RC) and other staff.  
  • Directs the development and implementation of nursing care plans on a unit.  
  • Provides individual care, and functions as an educator and nursing services expert.  
  • Assesses work methods of nursing staff and provides feedback to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of care delivered.  
  • Coordinates medical and nursing care needs with other health care providers and departments.   Ensures proper functioning of equipment and unit compliance with safety and environmental standards.  
  • Monitors nursing care quality standards, and implements corrective actions as needed.  
  • Attends and participates in medical committees to represent nursing staff needs and the individual population, and participates in writing of care standards. 
  • Identifies staff training needs and collaborates with unit educators to develop and implement educational programs.  
  • Develops and implements orientation plans for new employees and participates in staffing decisions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Promotion: possession of a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State and two years of service as a Registered Nurse 1 (T&RC);
    • or one year of service as a Registered Nurse 2 (T&RC).
  •  Open Competitive: possession of a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State; and three years of post-licensure acute care clinical nursing experience. 
  • Substitution: a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing may substitute for one year of post-licensure clinical nursing experience; and a master’s degree in nursing may substitute for two years of post-licensure clinical nursing experience. 

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Work Schedule:

Variable Days; 7:30am to 4:00PM

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As per civil service guidelines

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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