1. Act in the capacity as a Team Leader in a modified primary care setting.
2. Provide regular resident status updates to appropriate personnel.
3. Supervises Nurse Techs/Clinical Nurse I & II, and participate in their evaluations.
4. Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each resident’s medical status upon admission and throughout the resident’s course of treatment.
5. Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned resident.
6. Comply with evaluation, treatment, and documentation of Consulate Health Care guidelines.
7. Maintain ongoing communications with physicians concerning resident care.
8. Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Assist in recruiting and hiring nursing staff.
10. Provide supervision/counseling as needed to unit nursing staff.
11. Facilitate problem solving and open communications with the unit nursing staff.
12. Assist with completion of annual performance appraisals for all unit nursing personnel, including competency checklists.
13. Assist nursing personnel to act in compliance with corporate policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
14. Monitor compliance with resident record documentation requirements, as directed.
15. Act as a resource person for nursing personnel and other staff.
16. Coordinate staffing schedules to ensure adequate coverage.
17. Ensure effective interactions with patients and families.
18. Ensure compliance with resident rights policies and work with families and other staff, as needed, to resolve grievances.
19. Actively participate in the quality improvement process for the facility.
20. Must complete Preceptor Training.
21. Schedule, conduct, and document regular meetings with direct reports staff to ensure effective communication.
22. May assist as preceptor for Clinical Nurse I, II, or another III.
23. Attend and participate in care team conferences and/or other meetings with other departments to ensure satisfactory resident care.
24. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical competency.
25. Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
26. Participate in and/or provide in-service education sessions.
27. Oversee Falls Program and Pressure Sore Program on their unit.
28. Perform routine nursing services for residents as directed.
29. Act in compliance with Consulate, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
30. Embrace Consulate Health Care’s five core values of compassion, honesty, integrity, respect, and passion, and incorporate them into the daily job function.
31. Demonstrate respect and compassion in every interaction.
32. Conduct oneself with the highest degree of honesty and integrity in every interaction.
33. Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interactions with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
34. May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.
35. Perform other duties, as assigned.
Works in office area(s) as well as throughout the nursing service area (i.e., drug rooms, nurses’ stations, resident rooms, etc.).
Moves intermittently during working hours.
Is subject to frequent interruptions.
Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.
Communicates with the medical staff, nursing personnel, and other department directors.
Works beyond normal working hours, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.
Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.
Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
Maintains a liaison with the residents, their families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for the residents’ needs.
Education & Certifications
Graduate/Completion of approved/accredited school of nursing. Valid license as an RN in the state of practice.
Must have CPR Certification
Must have a minimum (3) years nursing experience preferred in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility. Minimum one (1) year experience in nursing administration.
Job Type: Full-time
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