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Shift Supervisor- Nursing (LPN)

Posted: 09/11/2022

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing overall leadership and management of the health and well-being of the residents within the community.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•      Maintains communications with Healthcare Providers of recent changes or requests for orders.

•      Ensures that community follows all federal, state, local laws and regulations as it pertains to clinical care.

•      Collects, and reports occurrences, and if necessary, assist in developing/implementing improvement plans.

•      Partners with Administrator and other team members to maintain resident and team member health safety.

•      Partners with pharmacy consultant to provide optimal pharmaceutical services to residents.

•      Oversees infection control practices in community.

•      Oversees the safe and efficient distribution/administration of medications, injections, nebulizers, moderate wound care per state regulations.

•      Identifies ongoing needs and services of residents through the evaluation/ Service Plan process including documentation for residents with a change in health care status.

•      Manages the completion of any assigned evaluations.

•      Partners with other department coordinators to identify, review, and discuss potential change in service/medication levels and updates the resident’s service plan as indicated by state regulations.

•      Maintains communications with resident’s family and/or responsible party regarding changes in care or health concerns.

•      Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Directly supervises certified nursing assistants’ employees within the       department(s).

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·       Associate degree (AA) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, or six months to one year related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·       Certificates, licenses and registrations required:

o   Maintains current state license as a Licensed Professional Nurse or a Professional Registered Nurse per state regulations.

·       Other skills required:

o   Experience in assisted living, home health or long-term care industries.

o   Two (2) years’ experience as a Licensed Nurse.

o   Must demonstrate competence in assessment skills, injections/medication administration, follow up and triage.

o   Ability to communicate effectively speaking the primary language of the residents.

o   Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

o   Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

o   Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

o   Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

o   Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form, ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

o   Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office and ability to learn new applications.

 

 

COMPETENCIES:

·       Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.

·       Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

·       Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

·       Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

·       Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

·       Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.

·       Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

·       Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

·       Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

·       Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.

·       Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth.

·       Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

·       Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

·       Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

·       Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

·       Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

·       Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

·       Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Continually required to stand.
  • Continually required to walk.
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity.
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl.
  • Frequently required to talk or hear.
  • Occasionally works around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals.
  • Occasionally exposed to bloodborne and airborne pathogens or infectious materials.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 200 pounds continually lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include
    • Close Vision
    • Distance Vision
  • Additional remarks regarding work environment:
    • Works primarily indoors in a climate-controlled setting.

 

EOE- We are a proud equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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