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Responsible for supporting and carrying out the administration and
management of Nursing Services to residents in accordance with
orders of the physicians and total needs of the residents. In
partnership with the Director of Nursing, is responsible for the
24-hour supervision of Nursing Services and directs the Nursing
Department to maintain quality standards of care in accordance with
current Federal, State and The Company standards, guidelines and
regulations. In absence of the Director of Nursing, assumes the
responsibility for clinical operations. The position conducts the
nursing process – assessment, planning, implementation and
evaluation – under the scope of the State’s Nurse Practice Act of
Registered Nurse licensure.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
plans for the total care of each resident which comply with
physician’s orders, governmental regulations and facility resident
and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, and
monitors staff practices and implementation.
in all admissions decisions, and may visit prospective residents
before admissions, as needed.
in daily and weekly management team meetings to discuss resident
status, census changes, personnel, or resident complaints or
delivery of compassionate quality care and nursing supervision as
evidence by adequate services and staff coverage, absence of odors,
general cleanliness, prevention of pressure wounds, and apparent
maintenance of optimal resident functions.
knowledge of and application of Key Clinical Quality Indicates, and
proactively monitors and implements systems to achieve and/or
surpass company thresholds.
with physicians, consultants, community agencies, and institutions
to improve the quality of services and to resolve identified
in the coordination of nursing services with all other departments
for competency testing on registered, licensed, certified,
non-certified nursing personnel.
and monitors the infection control program designed to provide a
safe, sanitary, and comfortable environment designed to prevent the
devilment and transmission of disease and infection.
or reviews infection control surveillance reports to identify
trends and to develop effective actions to control and prevent
infections. Submits an infection control report to the QA
on-going QA activities for nursing services to monitor nursing
compliance with standards and regulatory requirements through
rounds, interviews, and record reviews. Compiles summary of
findings for the Quality Assurance committee.
the Director of Nursing prepare staff for inspection surveys,
instructing staff on matters of conduct and disclosure, being
interviewed by inspectors, immediate corrections of problems noted
by surveyors, etc. Reviews and reinforces important standards
systems to plan, promote, develop, assess, interpret, validate and
evaluate the implementation of clinical programs, policies,
procedures and forms.
facility incidents and complaints daily to identify those defined
as unusual occurrences by State policy and promptly reports such
occurrences to Administrator/Executive Director for appropriate
complaint reports daily for allegations of potential abuse or
neglect, or the loss or misappropriation of resident property, and
participates in these investigations.
compliance with accident prevention procedures, safety rules, and
safe work practices to prevent employee injury and illness and
control worker’s compensation costs.
24 hour services such as RN coverage compliance; abuse and neglect
coordination compliance, and other services as required by federal,
state, local and other governing agencies.
duties, responsibilities and activities may change or assigned at
any time with or without notice.
licensed as RN in the state practiced.
or bachelor’s degree from an accredited nursing school
years in long-term or acute health care preferred; At least 2 years
nursing supervisory experience required.
a Registered Nurse (RN) you are responsible for staff assignment
and provide overall supervision of resident care in accordance with
established policies and procedures and as may be directed by the
RN Supervisor, Director of Nurses or Administrator, to assure that
the highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at