Nursing supervisors

Nursing supervisors

NOC
3011

- Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors

Co-ordinate and supervise the activities of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and other nursing personnel.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Good
Good

3 Year Job Openings

76
 

Median Hourly Wage

$42.00
$18.00
Low
$47.00
High

Median Salary

$74,668
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

452
 

% Working Full Time

82%
 

% Working Full Year

75%
 
Job details

Full NOC 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. They are employed in health care institutions such as hospitals, clinics and nursing homes, and in nursing agencies.

Main Duties

Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • 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.

Also Known As

  • nursing care co-ordinator
  • nursing services co-ordinator
  • nursing supervisor
  • patient care co-ordinator - nursing
  • psychiatric nursing supervisor
  • public health nursing supervisor
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of a university, college or other approved registered nursing, or registered psychiatric nursing, program is required.
  • Courses in management studies or a degree, diploma or certificate in management or administration may be required.
  • Registration with a regulatory body is required for registered nurses in all provinces and territories and for registered psychiatric nurses in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon.
  • Clinical experience as a registered nurse, or as a registered psychiatric nurse, is required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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92.2%
Female
7.8%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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0.0%
15-24
15.6%
25-34
20.8%
35-44
36.4%
45-54
20.8%
55-64
6.5%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
0.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
2.6%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
32.1%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
65.4%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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100.0%
Health care and social assistance
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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23.40%
Northeast
24.70%
Southeast
18.20%
Southwest
22.10%
Central
11.70%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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$76,195
Northeast
$75,386
Southeast
$79,017
Southwest
$71,681
Central
$78,234
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Northeast

$42.00
$18.00
Low
$47.00
High

Southeast

$42.00
$18.00
Low
$47.00
High

Southwest

$42.00
$18.00
Low
$47.00
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$74,668

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$79,070

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$74,668

Newfoundland

$83,654

Prince Edward Island

$62,147

Nova Scotia

$68,862

Canada

$75,935
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

76
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

13
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

62
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

261
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

45
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

214