RN Nursing Supervisor

Fellowship Community Whitehall, Pennsylvania $37.00 to $40.00 per hour
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RN Nursing Supervisor 

Benefits for FT employees include:

  • Health and Hospitalization Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Paid Time Off Program

The role of the RN Nursing Supervisor is to provide clinical and administrative nursing leadership to assure quality resident care is achieved and that federal, state, Joint Commission and local regulations are met. The Nursing Supervisor will also provide guidance to nursing staff as necessary to assure unit activities are carried out as ordered and necessary to assure quality resident centered care.  

The Nursing Supervisor is a position may require flexible work hours as necessary to provide support and continuity of quality resident care. 

ESSENTIALQUALIFICATIONS / CREDENTIALS

§  A minimum of three (2) years of experience in a long-term care and/or equivalent nursing clinical and leadership experience.

§  Knowledge of federal, state, Joint Commission and local skilled nursing facility regulations preferred.

§  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

§    Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse.

§     Must be able to read, write, comprehend and speak English.

§  Intermediate computer skills required

§  Ability to organize, prioritize and provide direction in the care of residents.

§  Experience in nursing care of the geriatric resident and the geriatric resident with dementia.

§  Demonstrates effective leadership skills inclusive of: teaching, training, mentoring, coaching, counseling and conflict management.

§  Possess the confidence and the initiative to respond to emergent situations.

§   Ability to prioritize, organize and address demanding needs as they arise.

§  Experience in performance reviews

§  Knowledge of HR laws

§    Demonstrated ability to promote harmony, unity of purpose and teamwork

§  Certified in Basic Life Support.

§    Must be able to see adequately to perform visual and qualitative physical and behavioral assessments of Geriatric residents and geriatric residents with dementia.

§    Must be able to communicate with persons who may be visually and / or hearing impaired.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Admissions

1.    Inform nursing staff of pertinent information regarding new admissions.

2.    Ensure that room is ready for new admission.

3.    Greet new admissions and facilitate escort to room as necessary.

4.    Supervise prompt assessment and planning for safety issues.

5.    Demonstrate competent computer skills as relates to use of admission library, med orders,

     and the follow-up verification of correct order entry.

Administrative and Clinical Management

1.      Make rounds or delegate, when necessary, to observe and evaluate each resident’s physical and emotional status

2.      Gather all necessary clinical assessment information prior to calling physicians about medical issues.

3.         Notify attending physician and responsible party of change in resident’s condition in a timely manner.

4.      Encourage physicians to record and sign progress notes, physician orders, and other documentation in a timely manner in accordance with facility policies and current regulations.

5.       Report any problems with physician response or clinical issues to the AVP of Nursing.

6.      Act in place of the AVP of Nursing in his/her absence.

7.         Report problem areas to AVP of Nursing and assist in developing and implementing corrective action

8.         Meet with residents and family members as necessary and report significant concerns to AVP of Nursing.

9.         Consistently demonstrates effective management skills in coordination and direction of resident care in alignment with the Mission and Core Values of Fellowship Manor.

10.    Keep desk area organized and free from clutter and personnel congestion.

11.    Demonstrates ability to work in harmony with all departments within the facility to assure smooth operation and consistent care of all residents.

12.    Actively participates in Continuous Performance Improvement.

13.    Review assigned personnel; perform evaluations, counseling, and education as directed by AVP of Nursing.

14.    Assess that appropriate number of licensed nursing personnel and CNA’s are on duty to comply with regulatory requirements and to maintain facility’s standard of quality care.

15.    Monitor that Team Leaders exercise the authority, responsibility, and accountability required to perform nursing duties, monitor and exercise delegated responsibilities.

16.    Assist in orientation and education of personnel as necessary and/or directed by the AVP of Nursing and/or the Vice-president of Nursing Services.

17.    Complete and distribute communication forms according to facility policies and procedures.

18.    Monitor nursing care to ensure that all residents are treated fairly and with kindness, dignity and respect.

19.    Inform AVP of Nursing of resident’s status through oral and written reports.

20.    Maintain 24-hour nursing report and census sheet.

21.    Develop nursing staff work assignments for shift.

22.    Provide direct nursing care as necessary.

23.    Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as necessary.

24.    Notify appropriate departments of change in level of care, admit, d/c, transfer and death

25.    Consult with resident, responsible party, and physician in planning resident’s care, treatment, rehabilitation, discharge, etc. as necessary

26.    Assist the Team Leader in closely monitoring seriously ill residents.

27.    Start IVs, obtain sputum, urine, and other specimens for lab tests as ordered. 

28.    Take TPR’s, blood pressures, etc. as necessary in order to perform proper assessments of condition.

29.    Review nursing notes to ensure that they are accurate and complete in their documentation of resident’s condition, care provided, response to care and that care given is in accordance with resident’s wishes.

30.    Ensure complete documentation of incidents and notification of family and appropriate 

 facility staff.

31.    Notify physician/family of resident incident/accident.

32.    Inform family members of death of a resident as requested by physician.

33.    Notify funeral home of death when requested by family

34.    Requisition and schedule diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as ordered by the

  physician.

35.    Assist in arranging transportation services for residents as necessary.

36.    Monitor and ensure that RNs and LPNs on your shift comply with written procedures for the administration, storage, and control of medication and supplies.

37.    Monitor medication schedules and treatment schedules to ensure that medications are being administered as ordered and treatments are provided as scheduled. 

38.    Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules to ensure that medications are being administered as ordered and treatments are provided as scheduled.

39.    Authorize the use of restraints when necessary in accordance with facility’s policies and procedures.

40.    Inspect physical environment where nursing services are performed to ensure that they are maintained in a sanitary and safe manner.

41.    Monitor personnel to ensure compliance with facility safety policies and procedures.

42.    Monitor and ensure that infection control procedures and aseptic techniques are utilized by all personnel.

43.    Ensure that all personnel wear or use safety equipment and supplies (gait belts, mechanical lifts, etc.).  When lifting or moving residents and discipline accordingly when facility policies are violated.

44.    Monitor personnel to ensure compliance with facility safety policies and procedures

45.    Make shift rounds to ensure that all nursing personnel are performing individual work assignments in accordance with accepted nursing standards in accordance with facility’s policies.

46.    Ensure that all nursing care is provided in privacy and that nursing service personnel knock before entering the resident’s room.

47.    Ensure that all nursing personnel are knowledgeable of the resident’s rights and responsibilities including the right to refuse treatment.

Care Plan and Assessment Functions

48.    Participate in the development of written preliminary and comprehensive nursing 

        assessment of each resident as necessary.

49.    Participate in the development of a written care plan for each resident that identifies the care needs of the resident, indicates the care to be given, goals to be accomplished, and professional service responsible for each element of care.

50.    Review/revise resident’s care plan for appropriate problems, goals, approaches, and revisions based on nursing needs.

51.    Assist and participate in the development of MDS as assigned.

52.    Conducts resident educational needs assessments, provides education and documents resident response to education.

All Fellowship Community employees must be fully vaccinated against influenza and COVID 19. Fellowship Community may provide an exemption to any eligible employee with a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates receipt of the vaccine or on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief and practice. 

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