Position Summary: Oversees and assists in organizing all nursing services on unit in conjunction with Assistant Charge Nurses.
Routine Functions of the Position:
- Effectively supervises Assistant Charge Nurses and C.N.A.’s delegates responsibilities to them as deemed necessary and monitors the accuracy and completeness of their work.
- Works in conjunction with Staff Development Coordinator, the ADON and members of staff to ensure that all new co-workers receive a thorough and complete orientation. Also completes evaluations of staff in a timely manner.
- Makes rounds and visits each resident at the start and end of shift and as needed.
- Evaluates all emergency situations and determines appropriate action in conjunction with the ADON, physician and responsible party.
- Notifies physician and responsible party when there is a noted change in a resident’s physical and/or metal status, in a timely manner.
- Accompanies physicians when they make rounds and ensures that physicians complete all necessary documentation.
- Maintains accurate and thorough medical records and monitors the accuracy and thoroughness of staff member’s documentation.
- Accurately completes appropriate sections of MDS in a timely manner and inputs appropriate sections of MDS and the Care Plans into the computer in a timely manner.
- Initiates resident’s Plan of Care in accord with problems identified from MDS and assessment of the resident’s condition in accord with the physician’s orders and updates the Plan of Care as necessary and inputs into the computer in a timely manner.
- Initiates disciplinary action for members of staff in accord with policies and procedures. Reports actions to the ADON.
- Renders hands-on nursing care as necessary, including, but not limited to, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring, administration of medications, and treatments as needed.
- Other duties as assigned
Identify the critical success factors:
- Must be dependable, kind, sympathetic, and respectful, and otherwise demonstrate good judgment concerning the rights of others.
- Must engage in good grooming habits and professional conduct toward residents, families and staff.
- Must be able to work and communicate effectively with others.
- Must demonstrate an appropriate understanding of relationships between and among residents, families, and Center Personnel.
- Able to manage, supervise, lead, direct, plan, coordinate, staff, develop and make decisions independently. Must utilize approved process of corporate office accordingly. As well, must convey and communicate accurately to corporate office of overall operations and important center matters.
- Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must possess and maintain a current license as a RN issued by the Commonwealth of PA.
- Must have prior nursing experience in a long-term skilled nursing facility or in an acute care facility.
- Must be able to manage and supervise a nursing unit and to make independent decisions.
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 100 pounds, as necessary for the lifting, with assistance, of residents from their beds to a chair and from a chair to their beds, and as otherwise required in assisting residents as part of their nursing care plans.
- Valid Driver’s License
- Minimum Age
- 18+ years old
Some of the benefits you can take advantage of as a co-worker at Country Meadows include:
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Employer Contributed Family Health Insurance
- FREE Dental
- Vision Insurance
- Employer Paid Life Insurance
- Limited Medical Plan
- Short Term Major Medical Plan
- Employer Matched 401(k) Retirement Plan
- Paid Holidays
- Birthday as a Holiday
- Tuition Scholarship
- Country Meadows Foundation
- Recruitment Award
- Bereavement Leave
- Jury Duty Pay
- Paid Short Term Disability
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Wellness Coaches
- $2 Meal Plan
- Cash Bonus Programs