LPN – PT evenings / overnights
Details: RELATIONSHIP TheCare Nurse Supervisor reports directly to the Resident Care Director PURPOSE TheCare Nurse Supervisor (CNS) manages the successful operation of the ResidentCare Department, under the leadership of the Resident Care Director (RCD). The CNS is responsible for the oversight,coaching, and direct supervision of all resident care service providers in thecommunity. The CNS management scopeincludes direct supervision of resident care positions, resident assessment,and management as defined by the Resident Care Director. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Advocacy Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulations Compliance and Safety Ensures compliance with all resident care related regulations (e.g. medication management) Demonstrates infection prevention and control Demonstrates personal and resident safety Answers resident urgent call alarms Reviews and demonstrates fire, safety, and elopement procedures Ensures that a visit occurs following an incident, accident, injury Ensures physician and family notification per state regulations Actively participates in the QA process per assignment Direct Supervision Directs and supervises the daily work assignments of the Resident Care Assistants Is the first point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concerns Participates in the hiring and termination processes as they relate to resident care associates. Sources and screens new candidates and facilitates/co-facilitates terminations. Has direct input into performance reviews and merit increases for care associates and presents reviews with the RCD Has direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents actions with the RCD Often functions as the first point of contact for resident care issues and associate relation issues Conducts or supervises the scheduling of all RCA staff Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job Organization /Prioritization Follows daily work schedules as directed and identifies and acts on non-scheduled tasks Public Relations / Marketing Represents the company with pride and knowledge to educate outside groups and organizations Demonstrates continual effort to educate outside groups and organizations about the community Resident Care Identifies and assesses the clinical status of potential residents Completes a thorough assessment of potential residents Obtains the medical information release form from primary care physician as needed Develops a plan of care (in collaboration with the RCD) based on the identified physical and psychological problems of the resident including: the identified problems; resident specific goals and planned program interventions Develops a service plan (in collaboration with the RCD) according to the requirements outlined in the state regulations Coordinates care needs with community providers via an effective case management process Measures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulations Effectively balances service demands with supporting resident independence Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents’ status Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the RCD, physician, family, RCA’s, and Executive Director per state regulations Successfully implements the plan of care Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulations Participates in work within the wellness center Responds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and knows when to call for backup Effectively handles difficult resident behaviors Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations Sales/ Marketing Represents the company with pride and knowledge to educate outside groups and organizations Demonstrates continual effort to educate outside groups and organizations about the community Participates in marketing: follow up calls, tours, etc. Serves as a member of the community Sales Team Structure Oversees ancillary health services as needed Demonstrates ability to schedule, orient and train staff Provides ongoing supervision of residents’ health related activities: complying with health care instructions explained by health care professionals; promptly and appropriately seeking and obtaining medical attention when needed. Conducts SAMM / MAR audits bi-monthly Conducts RCA documentation audit bi-monthly Thins charts as necessary Inspects apartments Conducts assessments / reassessments per Benchmark standards Assesses risk in a proactive manner Facilitates weekly resident tracking meeting in absence of the RCD Effectively communicates with residents, families and friends of residents Efficiently documents and provides accurate record-keeping as appropriate Effectively communicates with other care providers in a professional manner Assures resident information is communicated to the staff through a report process and calendar i.e. appointments, outings, etc. Communicates and documents residents’ material needs (i.e. briefs, clothing, toothpaste, pads, etc.) Communicates and documents residents change of condition Accurately completes incident reports prior to the end of the working day Notifies RCD of incidents in a timely manner Effectively handles follow-up issues with residents and families Follows daily work schedules as directed and identifies and acts on non-scheduled tasks Talent Development Supervises all activities of the resident care staff Serves as mentor to new aides Training Participates in training / in-services as required by Benchmark and state regulations Vision / Innovation Assesses risk in a proactive manner Misc. Displays courteousness and friendliness at all times to residents remembering their rights to dignity and confidentiality Functions as the RCD in his/her absence Serves as mentor/supervisor to new aides participating in and guiding their orientation processApply for this job.