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The nursing supervisor is responsible for overseeing care of the residents, maintaining adequate staff levels and responding to emergency situations on the PM shift.
1. Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing.
2. Current State RN license.
3. Minimum 2 years Nursing Supervisor experience with ability and sound principles in management.
4. Must possess effective oral and written communication skills in relating to residents, families and health care members.
5. Must possess the understanding and ability to comply with Federal and State rules and regulations as it applies to Nursing Homes.
6. Must be able to safely perform the essential functions of the job without harm to self or others.
7. CPR trained.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Adheres to the Philosophy, Policies and Procedures of Cedar Crest, Inc.
2. Understands/supports Resident’s Bill of Rights reflected in all aspects of performance, concern and caring for residents of Cedar Crest, Inc.
3. Adheres to all safety rules set up by Cedar Crest, Inc. Campus Policies.
4. Know and follows established Cedar Crest, Inc. and nursing policies with regards to personnel, pharmacy, safety. infection control, fire, disaster and emergency medical situations.
5. Oversees the nursing care provided on the shift, assuring that the nursing process is utilized:
- Completes appropriate resident assessments in a timely manner dependent on resident need/condition
- Effectively diagnoses resident condition requiring intervention
- Completes and updates resident care plan utilizing nursing diagnosis appropriate for resident needs as identified by the RAPS and Triggers of the MDS
- Implements or delegates appropriate intervention for resident needs/problems: medication administration for a group of residents, treatments for a group of residents, direct resident care (baths, feeding, ambulation, toileting, etc.)
- Evaluates care given and revises as necessary
6. Makes sure that significant change in resident condition is:
- Reported to a physician in a timely manner
- Reported to the family/POA in a timely manner
- Assessed and documented in the nurses’ notes and co-signed by the RN if completed by the LPN
7. Assists nursing managers in evaluating staff, identifying learning needs and participates in teaching and guiding them.
8. Uses disciplinary process per policy and procedure maintaining fairness and equality.
9. Communicates effectively with staff in order to keep them well informed of facility changes.
10. Delegates appropriately to unit staff, working to develop them to their full potential.
11. Makes daily rounds on critical residents and keeps informed of resident condition and family problems.
12. Participates/supports Quality Assurance and/or Policy and Procedure committee.
13. Attends Mandatory Inservices and facilitates unit staff attendance.
14. Communicates effectively with other departments to facilitate resident care and cohesive work environment.
15. Makes recommendations to Nurse Managers and Director of Nursing for needed changes/improvements and helps implement.
16. Monitors physical plant and notifies proper personnel as necessary.
17. Replaces personnel call-ins, then outside pool in order to maintain adequate staffing levels for the next shift.
Employee Responsibilities in Emergency:
1. Takes charge of an emergency as appropriate.
2. Delegates tasks and personnel appropriately to meet the needs of the emergency situation.
3. Reports and/or manages needed changes based on emergency.
medication cart, stethoscope, sphygmomanometer, thermometer, accucheck
O2 tanks/tubing, feeding/IV pumps, copy machine
Physical and Mental Requirements:
1. Must be able to push/pull objects using up to 44 pounds of force.
2. Must be able to lift/carry objects weighing up to 100 pounds with assistance.
3. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as calibration of equipment, etc.
4. Must be able to perform tasks which require arm-hand steadiness such as B/P’s, and calibration of equipment, etc.
5. Must be able to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time.
6. Must be able to sit, squat, climb stairs, reach above shoulders, bend and kneel.
7. Must be able to discriminate colors as in reading diagnostic slides or warning lights, etc.
8. Must be able to distinguish sounds such as voice patterns, auscultation, tape recording, etc.
9. Must be able to speak clearly and make self understood.
10. Must be able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption.
11. Must be able to attend to task/function for more than 60 minutes at a time.
12. Must be able to understand and relate to the theories behind several related concepts.
13. Must be able to remember multiple tasks/assignments given to self and others over long periods of time.
Frequent exposure to blood, body tissue, or fluids.
Occasional exposure to hazardous waste materials, dust and or loud unpleasant noises
Excellent PTO package
403(b) with employer contribution
Health, dental, and life insurance
Hours are 2PM-10:30PM Monday-Friday