Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center Nursing Supervisor in Walsenburg, Colorado

SPRHC (Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center) has provided healthcare and education resources to our health systems for two decades.

Located in beautiful and affordable Huerfano County, SPRHC is the rural leader in hospital management, with clients across multiple counties. As a health resource, SPRHC offers a Patient centered Medical home within a Family Clinic, Outreach and Women's Clinic, Specialty Clinic, Surgical Team, Critical Access Hospital, Swing Beds, Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy, Laboratory, Imaging Department and Spanish Peaks Five Star Veterans Community Living Center. As an employer we offer competitive pay and excellent benefits in a highly supported work environment.

Spanish Peaks Regional Health has an immediate opening for a Nursing Supervisor. This position will work weekends and holidays as needed. This role will be assigned to the Acute Care/ER Department and will have shared reporting to the Director of Nursing and the Director of Emergency Services.

Position Summary

The Nursing Supervisor will be responsible for all administrative duties as they relate to the supervision and staffing of nurses and other assigned employees. The Nursing Supervisor will also be responsible for coordinating and maintaining quality patient care.

Other duties include but will not be limited to:

  • Providing medical assistance with emergency situations in the ER/Acute floor

  • Proper placement and transfer of patients to ensure accurate billing

  • Ensuring departmental standards are maintained and policies followed

  • Onboarding and training new employees

  • Scheduling and delegating tasks to nursing team and other employees as appropriate

  • Making rounds to check on the safety and security of patients

  • Serving as a point of contact for resolving clinical matters as they arise

  • Anticipating problems (i.e. patient care issues, staffing needs, etc.), re-setting priorities and tackling issues accordingly.

  • Facilitating in-service training(s) as well as continuing education classes

  • Obtaining medications from pharmacy when Lead Pharmacist is unavailable

  • Ensuring adherence to all rules and regulations regarding utilization are followed appropriately

  • Other duties as assigned

  • This role will require designated on-call.


  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred.

  • Must possess at least three years of nursing experience.

  • Previous Nursing Supervisor experience preferred.

  • Must hold a current State of Colorado Nursing license.

  • Previous experience with EMR systems preferred.

  • Must hold current TNCC, BLS, ACLS, and PALS or ENPC.

  • Must be customer service oriented.

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.

This is a full-time, exempt, benefit eligible position.