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RN Supervisor

Company: Ghent Rehab & Nursing Center
Location: Ghent
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Purpose: Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care of residents within the skilled nursing setting. Responsible for ensuring continuity of care of the residents between shifts by providing direct care as well as supervising the care given by CNAs, LPNs and supportive staff members; Participates in resident and family teaching; Maintains role as resident advocate with a focus on the facility's missionEducational Requirements: Graduation from an accredited program in Nursing.Experience Required: Minimum of 1-year Long Term Care RN supervision experience, strong leadership and excellent clinical skills required.Professional Licensure and Certification Required: Current, unencumbered RN license in NY state. Current CPR and IV certifications.Physical Requirements: While preforming the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear, and use hands and arms to handle items, lift, feel, and reach. The employee is frequently required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch.Interpersonal Relationships: Communicates effectively with residents, families, visitors, co-workers, physicians, and other employees.Essential Functions

  • Coordinates the administration and clinical activities for the nursing department on a designated shift in accordance with current regulations that govern long term care facilities.
  • Ensures that new admissions are completed in a thorough manner and that all pertinent assessments are completed.
  • Addresses any emergent resident needs; anticipates changes in condition and makes appropriate clinical decisions.
  • Serves as the resource to staff in clinical decision making during assigned shift; delegates responsibilities to staff.
  • Participates in inspections (surveys) made by authorized agencies.
  • Participates in and assures appropriate assessment of residents, validates nursing staff's clinical decisions.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and communication of resident's plan of care.
  • Making frequent rounds on nursing units to ensure that all personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with established nursing standards, and that all resident's needs are being met.
  • Monitors documentation procedures of nursing staff. Follows- up on problem areas with employees and makes oral/written reports to the Director of Nursing.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by the Director of Nursing.Personnel Functions1. - - - - - - Follows work assignments, and schedules to complete assigned tasks.2. - - - - - - Performs all assigned tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures.3. - - - - - - Cooperates with interdepartmental personnel, as well as other departments within the facility, to assure that services are properly maintained to meet the needs of the residents.4. - - - - - - Adheres to the rules of attendance as outlined and received on orientation.5. - - - - - - Recognizes the needs and works to facilitate appropriate assignment of staff within the framework of established staffing patterns.6. - - - - - - Meets with staff on a regularly scheduled basis to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas, and/or improvement services.7. - - - - - - Functions in the role of staff nurse or provides direct care to meet the needs of the residents asneeded/required.8. - - - - - - Ensures that disciplinary action is administered fairly and without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.Staff Development Functions1. - - - - - - Schedules regular staff meetings on assigned shift to review any issues in order to improve care provided to residents, and to provide educational training as needed.2. - - - - - - Attends departmental meetings as scheduled to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas, and/or improvement of services.3. - - - - - - Participates in the orientation of new staff members to the facility and ensures that appropriate education and mentoring is in place.4. - - - - - - Attends and participates in scheduled training and educational classes.5. - - - - - - Attends and completes all mandatory in-service programs and ensures that staff on their assigned shift attend as well.Safety and Infection Control1. - - - - - - Follows established protocol during fire drill and disaster training.2. - - - - - - Follows established universal precautions and infection control policies and procedures when performing daily tasks.3. - - - - - - Ensures that all staff follow established safety regulations and infection control practices in caring for residents, in their own personal safety, and in use of equipment and supplies.4. - - - - - - Ensures that all work and resident care areas are maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.Resident Rights1. - - - - - - Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information.2. - - - - - - Maintains knowledge of facility and state mandatory reporting practices regarding any suspected cases of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect.3. - - - - - - Reports all grievances/complaints made by any resident/designated representative/visitor to the DNS immediately; ensures that all staff are aware of the necessity of reporting any concerns to the unit Nurse Manager or Supervisor immediately.4. - - - - - - Ensures that all residents are treated fairly with kindness, dignity, and respect.5. - - - - - - Monitors nursing care to ensure that all residents receive quality care at all times.6. - - - - - - Reviews complaints and grievances made by the resident or responsible party and submits a written report and any other paperwork required to the Director of Social Work and/or the Director of Nursing.Duties & Responsibilities --- - - - - - - - - Reports to work on time and ready to work at the start of the shift. --- - - - - - - - - Always provides proper notification when late or absent. --- - - - - - - - - Ensures

Keywords: Ghent Rehab & Nursing Center, Albany , RN Supervisor, Healthcare , Ghent, New York

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