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RN Supervisor (Part Time NOC)

Job Number: 
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Job Description

VMP is now hiring a RN Supervisor! Why Choose VMP as your next home?

  • Competitive PAY that reflects years of experience
  • Blocked scheduling (more days off in a row!)
  • Smaller patient ratios
  • Continued education courses & trainings
  • Employee Engagement Activities: Free zoo passes, cell phone discounts, monthly caregiver appreciation
  • Free CPR Renewal*
  • Promote within culture
  • A dedicated staff of IN HOUSE Nurse Educators, Therapists, Respiratory Therapist on staff 24/7, Wound Care Nurses, ETC.
  • Sign on bonus of up to $2500.00 & referral bonuses up to $500.00
  • Benefits including competitive health, dental, vision, and PTO


 SUMMARY
Assume responsibility for coordinating nursing personnel to assure optimal delivery of nursing care to residents on a shift, implementing administrative responsibilities, activities, policies, and procedures for the skilled nursing facility while working within their scope of practice and licensure.

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 
STANDARD I: The Supervisor will plan appropriately to meet the needs of the facility.
1.   Assume responsibility for the entire facility in the absence of the Administrator and Director of Nursing.
2.   Assess residents’ physical, emotional, and spiritual status to determine nursing care needs.
3.   Monitor implementation of appropriate nursing interventions in accordance with administrative and departmental policies and procedures.
4.   Plan staffing patterns in conjunction (when possible) with the Clinical Coordinators to meet resident needs during the shift and make recommendations as needed. Notify assisted living when assisted living employee calls in.
5.   Confer with the Clinical Coordinators to ensure continuity of care between shifts when possible or necessary.
6.   Respond to code/emergency calls in Palmer House and Wesley Park.
7.   May need to take assignment on a unit in an emergency situation in skilled nursing facility.
8.   Help with admissions and discharges of residents.
 
STANDARD II: The Supervisor will organize appropriately to meet the needs of the nursing units and Department of Nursing.
1.   Assign staffing according to resident needs during shift to ensure adequate distribution and utilization of appropriate personnel.
2.   Take ill/absent calls from nursing employees.  Record appropriately to ensure proper documentation and follow-up in call in book. Notify assisted living of any assisted living call ins.
3.   Coordinate unit activities, including:
A.  Delivery of resident care through supervision of work processes.
B.   Orientation
C.   Evaluation of personnel performance as needed.
 

STANDARD III: The Supervisor will provide direction and leadership to nursing personnel under his/her immediate supervision.
1.   Give clear directives and provide appropriate feedback.
2.   Utilize own expertise in developing and educating staff members.
3.   Assume leadership role in response to emergency/fire codes or other crisis situations.
4.   Identify potential safety hazards within the work environment and initiate corrective action.  Monitor compliance with safety precautions.
5.   Demonstrate effective problem solving.
6.   Help review/investigate incidents.
A.  Assess residents for LPN’s.
B.   Assure appropriate follow-through (Fall evals, skin assessments; notes of interview.)
C.   Help determine appropriate intervention.
7.   Insure proper use of supplies/equipment.
 
STANDARD IV: The Supervisor will assist in ensuring a high quality of nursing care services.
1.   Intervene with physicians appropriately.
2.   Provide family support effectively.
3.   Demonstrate effective communication skills (tactful, honest, direct and open):
A.  Verbally
B.   Written
C.   Individually
D.  In group
4.   Readily share ideas for improved services.
5.   Take responsibility for self-development.
6.   Maintain up-to-date knowledge of health care issues, including current State and Federal codes.
7.   Perform other duties as necessary.
 
STANDARD V: The Supervisor will participate actively in programs which will enhance his/her professional growth as well as contributing to that of other staff members.
1.   Participate in unit staff meetings and manager meetings.
2.   Maintain CPR certification.
3.   Communicate in a manner that promotes unit cohesiveness, growth, and collegiality.
4.   Demonstrate awareness of legal consequences of nursing action.
5.   Identify own strengths and limitations.
6.   Provide input into the performance evaluation of other staff as appropriate.
7.   Take responsibility for own professional growth and development.
8.   Competency test according to nursing policy.
 
STANDARD VI: The Supervisor will maintain acceptable work standards.
1.   Maintain appearance in compliance with The Village at Manor Park nursing standards.
2.   Demonstrate respect for persons and property.
3.   Obtain all mandatory in-house education, including skills review and competency testing.
4.   Maintain mandatory 12 hours of continuing education units (CEU’s) annually, as required per professional staff in service requirement policy.
5.   Observe time limits in respect to break, lunch/supper.
6.   Support and participate in change involving the department or facility.
7.   Use proper lines of communication.
8.   Maintain confidentiality.
9.   Accept and complete assignments as delegated.
10. Maintain safety standards and institute safety precautions as appropriate.
11. Maintain infection control policies and standards.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises 15 to 30 employees in the Nursing Department.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. The supervisor is responsible to notify administrator and D.O.N. and social services via group text message of any and all incidents, accidents, allegations and resident concerns.
 
QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  RN license is required.
 
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
3-5 years geriatric experience preferred
Must meet all qualifications for R.N. staff nurse.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 
Specific job duties that require the physical demands selected above:
-Medication administration
-Treatments/dressing changes
-Starting IVs
-Setting pumps
-Computer work
-Vital signs (TPR, Blp)
-Physical assessments of residents
-Posting daily census
 

Position open: 8 hour, 0.5 FTE night shift