The primary purpose of this position is to direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the daily nursing activities. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility and as may be required by the supervisor.
Essential Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities 1. Direct and supervise the daily functions of the nursing staff in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long term care facility. 2. Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures established by this facility. 3.
Meet with your assigned nursing staff, as well as support personnel, in planning the shift's services, programs, and activities and monitor tasks are completed as directed. 4. Communicate with written (24 hour report) and oral reports/recommendations concerning any changes in resident condition and other activities of your shift as required. 5. Cooperate with other members of the interdisciplinary team when coordinating services to ensure that the resident's total regimen of care is maintained. 6.
Participate in facility surveys (inspections). 7. Periodically review the resident's written care plan. Participate in the updating of the resident's written care plan as required.
Ensure that personnel providing direct care to residents are providing such care in accordance with the resident's care plan and wishes. 8. Communicate the department's policies and procedures to personnel, residents, and visitors.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism. Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset people within the facility. Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families. Education and Experience At least 6 months experience.
Prefer supervisory leadership experience. Licensing/Certifications Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state.
Willingness to travel:
0 - 25%
The Goodman Group