Nursing Co-ordinators and Supervisors

(NOC 3011)

Career Description

Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors co-ordinate and supervise the activities of registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses, licensed practical nurses and other nursing personnel in the provision of patient care.

Duties May Include

  • Supervise registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and other nursing personnel
  • Evaluate patients' needs and ensure that required nursing care is delivered
  • Set up and co-ordinate nursing services in conjunction with other health services
  • Ensure quality nursing care is provided and appropriate administrative procedures are followed
  • Assist in the establishment of unit policies and procedures
  • Administer nursing unit budget and ensure that supplies and equipment are available
  • Assist in the selection, evaluation and professional development of nursing personnel
  • Collaborate on research projects related to nursing and medical care and multidisciplinary services
  • May provide direct patient care.

Examples of Titles

Nursing care co-ordinator
Nursing services co-ordinator
Nursing Supervisor
Patient care co-ordinator - nursing
Psychiatric nursing supervisor
Public Health Nursing Supervisor

Where They Work

Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors are employed in health care institutions such as hospitals, clinics and nursing homes, and in nursing agencies.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Nursing - Collaborative Bachelor; Honours
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Toronto Metropolitan University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Nursing Collaborative Bachelor
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Nursing - Collaboration with University of Alberta Bachelor; Honours; University Transfer
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Nursing Bachelor
Nursing (Bilingual BSc in Nursing/Baccalauréat bilingue ès sciences Infirmières) Bachelor
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Mount Royal University
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Nursing Bachelor
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Modified on April 07, 2022