Registered Nurse Lead

Lifespace Communities Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 months ago

Don't just live life!

Who wants to go to a boring job? At Lifespace, we get paid to create memories for our residents! If you are a compassionate Nurse who has the heart for providing exceptional care and and you have the desire to create memorable experiences for our seniors, we want to talk to you!

We are not limited by our job title. We are one team united by our passion for service with a dash of fun. No matter the stage in your career, this is your opportunity to be empowered to create your own lasting impression.

Lifespace Communities would like to introduce the opportunity to become a Registered Nurse Lead at Friendship Village of South Hills, a CCRC community located in Upper St. Clair. This position will support a 89 bed health center. The shift that we are currently seeking is FT 3-11 RN Supervisor.

The Registered Nurse Lead is responsible for supervising nursing services and maintaining quality and adequacy of nursing practice. This role is responsible for demonstrating a commitment to customer service through resident focused initiatives that support the mission of the community and Lifespace Communities.

A few other details about the role:

  • Assist the director of nursing services with all functions of the nursing department and assumes responsibility when the director of nursing services is unavailable.

  • Oversight, monitor, and initiate physician orders, verify all orders received are transcribed accurately in electronic records and treatment plan, administer medications and treatments are provided according to orders.

  • Establish protocol to ensure care plans are continually reviewed for updated and accurate data that represents the individuality of the resident.

  • Monitor and counsel with nursing staff on the administration of treatments, proper documentation of status and observation reactions to medications and treatments.

  • Direct team members and create "at risk" assessments. Orchestrate investigations, corrects and follows up on resident and family concerns as needed in a timely manner.

  • Administer essential nursing functions including starting intravenous fluids, prepare, administration and charting of all medications.

  • Facilitate communication with families regarding change in medications and/or changes in the resident.

  • According to standard operating procedures, ensure correct staffing levels. Develop, direct and monitor nursing and nursing assistant assignments adjusting based on census and level of care required.

  • Assist with employment related activities to include team member safety, hiring, performance management, corrective action, team member engagement and recognition, and training.

  • Provide an accurate and thorough report to the on-coming shift in order to ensure the continuity of maximum resident care.

  • Assist with cost control programs.

  • Direct team members in emergency situations and contact appropriate parties as needed.

  • Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.

  • Obtain knowledge and demonstrate the principles of Living Lifespace, person directed care and successful aging philosophies and their inherent core values of commitment, respect, compassion, dedication, team work and quality.

  • Team member will support, actively participate and act in accordance with the principles of the Living Lifespace service culture and be familiar with and fluent in the language and service pillars of Living Lifespace.

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work and meetings.

And here's what you need to apply:

  • Nursing diploma or associates Degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.

  • Two years of nursing experienced in a long care facility preferred.

  • One year supervisory/leadership experience with demonstrated progressive responsibilities preferably in a long term care facility.

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Certifications and Registered Nurse license and other licensure required by state regulations.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English sufficient to perform job duties and to interact and communicate with residents, vendors and team members.

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of the federal, state and local laws, regulations, and guidelines for residential and skilled nursing facility.

  • Work efforts reflect a passion for exceeding resident expectations.

  • Solicit resident/family feedback to understand the needs of the resident and the community. Advocate for service excellence within the center and influences others to take action.

  • Display responsibility by taking ownership of quality care. Shows dedication to enriching the lives of our residents through empathy and compassion.

  • Exhibit a commitment to personal excellence through professional greetings, proper telephone etiquette, common courtesy, a professional attitude and appearance.

  • Exhibit a commitment to results by looking for and recommending or implementing process improvements.

  • Show respect and courtesy for fellow teammates by working together to get the job well done.

  • Effectively addresses resident concerns and strives to reduce or resolve conflict.

Lifespace has enjoyed over 40 years of success and this is just the beginning. With new opportunities, continued growth, and the support from your Lifespace family get ready to ignite your life and experience Living Lifespace.


Lifespace Communities headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, is one of the nation's largest senior living provider of non-profit retirement communities. The organization has annual revenue of over $340 million and employs over 3,800 team members. Lifespace Communities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Lifespace has remained true to its founding ideal: to help create exceptional, financially sound communities where people could enjoy a more rewarding and secure retirement. The organization is committed to excellence and innovation in creating communities that celebrate the lives of seniors. Lifespace serves over 5,100 residents.

The Lifespace Communities are as follows:

  • Abbey Delray
  • Delray Beach, Florida
  • Abbey Delray South
  • Delray Beach, Florida
  • Beacon Hill
  • Lombard, Illinois
  • Claridge Court
  • Prairie Village, Kansas
  • Deerfield Retirement Community
  • Urbandale, Iowa
  • Edgemere
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Friendship Village Of Bloomington
  • Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Friendship Village Of South Hills
  • Upper St. Claire, Pennsylvania
  • Grand Lodge At The Preserve
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Harbour's Edge
  • Delray Beach, Florida
  • Oak Trace
  • Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Querencia at Barton Creek
  • Austin, Texas
  • The Stayton
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Village On The Green
  • Longwood, Florida
  • The Waterford
  • Juno Beach, Florida

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