RN 3/11 Shift Supervisor
Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, the Shift Supervisor/Relief Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the standards of nursing care and practices within the Facility to meet the physical, psychosocial, and rehabilitation needs of the residents.
Registered Nurse with current MS license, and no restrictions. Must speak English; have computer skills; LTC experience, and excellent documentation skills.
Perform various duties to provide quality nursing care to residents to maintain or attain the highest practical level of functioning and to coordinate total nursing care for the residents as illustrated by the following:
Assesses residents who have had an accident or incident that results in injury or any unusual event; documents findings as per Resident Care Manual Policy.
Thoroughly investigates allegations of alleged abuse / neglect or misappropriation of property and notifies appropriate parties as per policy.
Makes daily rounds in areas of nursing care under his/her supervision, visiting each unit to evaluate overall unit performance, and to receive comments relating to the residents needs and problems, and implement necessary changes.
Delegates responsibility to nursing personnel through work assignments, etc. for direct nursing and non-nursing care of patients during the shift.
Assists in assessing level and number of personnel assigned to the unit. Makes recommendations regarding such personnel where indicated for better patient care and utilization of such personnel.
Supervises and evaluates the performance of nursing personnel under his/her direct supervision.
Instructs nursing personnel on new policies and procedures and treatments to allow for the most effective use of nursing time.
Reports status of nursing personnel and other supervisory matters to the Assistant Director of Nursing Services and/or Director of Nursing Services, on a daily basis.
Makes recommendations for hiring, disciplining, evaluating and the termination of personnel through written reports and verbal communication.
Completes appropriate evaluation summaries and assists with those completed by Unit Managers and/or Charge Nurses, as needed.
Assists in the scheduling of personnel to adequately cover all nursing shifts.
Assists with the preparation of the nursing department budget and adheres to that budget as approved by the Executive Director.
Assesses, monitors, and treats specific patient care conditions pursuant to physician orders.
Maintains open line of communication with attending physician regarding patient care and/or treatment issues.
Verifies the coordination of nursing care with other departments and disciplines within the Facility to best meet resident care objectives.
Conducts periodic rounds to observe Facility appearance and safety, and makes recommendations or assignments for nursing personnel in regard to these concerns and/or report these concerns to the appropriate personnel.
Coordinates the resolution of resident activity, social service, and nutritional problems observed by nursing personnel.
Lakeland Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LLC