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Weekend Nurse Supervisor (RN)

Company: Landmark of Louisville
Location: Louisville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Now hiring a Weekend Nurse Supervisor to join our team!Located in beautiful Louisville, Kentucky, Landmark of Louisville takes pride in serving the local community and surrounding communities, and always strives to put the resident first. We offer comprehensive skilled medical care, rehab-to-home programs, long term care services, hospice services and a variety of other healthcare services. We offer spacious rooms, two in-house therapy gyms, dining rooms on every floor, and daily activity programs. Private rooms are also available. Our facility is an integral part of the community, and we treat our residents like family.Benefits:Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday and Birthday Pay)PTO Cash Out OptionPayactiv (Get paid next day)Attendance Bonus (Paid Every Pay Period)Flexible Scheduling (Part-Time)Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision and More)401KWonderful Team to Work With!Tuition ReimbursementReferral BonusesESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Role Responsibilities - Administrative Duties:Directs the day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facilityEnsures that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures established by this facilityReviews the department's policies, procedure manuals, job descriptions, etc. periodically and makes recommendations for revisionsMeets with assigned nursing staff, as well as support personnel, in planning the shifts' services, programs, and activitiesEnsures that the Nursing Service Procedures Manual is current and reflects the day-to-day nursing procedures performed in this facilityEnsures that all nursing service personnel comply with the procedures set forth in the Nursing Service Procedures ManualMakes written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the activities of your shift as requiredCooperates with other resident services when coordinating nursing services to ensure that the resident's total regimen of care is maintainedEnsures that all nursing service personnel are in compliance with their respective job descriptionsParticipates in the development, maintenance, and implementation of the facility's quality assurance program for the nursing service departmentProvides data to the Quality Assurance & Assessment Committee as requestedParticipates in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as may be requestedReviews the resident's written discharge plan periodically and participates in the updating of the resident's written discharge plan as requiredAssists in planning the nursing services portion of the resident's discharge plan as necessaryInterprets the department's policies and procedures to personnel, residents, visitors, and government agencies as requiredCompletes accident/incident reports as necessaryWrites resident charge slips and forward to the Business OfficeMaintains the Daily Census Report and submit to the Business Office as requiredPerforms administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessaryRole Responsibilities - Charting and Documentation:Completes and files required record keeping forms/charts upon the resident's admission, transfer, and/or dischargeEncourages attending physicians to review treatment plans, record and sign their orders, progress notes, etc., in accordance with established policiesReceives telephone orders from physicians and record on the Physicians' Order FormTranscribes physician's orders to resident charts, cardex, and medication cards, treatment/care plans, as requiredCharts nurses' notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident, as well as the resident's response to the careCharts all reports of accidents/incidents involving residents. Follow established proceduresRecords new/changed diet orders and forwards information to the Dietary DepartmentReports all discrepancies noted concerning physician's orders, diet change, charting error, etc., to the Nurse SupervisorFills out and completes transfer forms in accordance with established proceduresEnsures that appropriate documentation concerning unauthorized discharges is entered in the resident's medical record in accordance with established proceduresPerforms routine charting duties as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and proceduresSigns and dates all entries made in the resident's medical recordRole Responsibilities - Drug Administration:Prepares and administers medications as ordered by the physicianVerifies the identity of the resident before administering the medication/treatmentEnsures that prescribed medication for one resident is not administered to anotherEnsures that an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies, and equipment is on hand to meet the nursing needs of the residents and reports needs to the Nurse SupervisorOrders prescribed medications, supplies, and equipment as necessary, and in accordance with established policiesEnsures that narcotic records are accurate for your shiftNotifies the Nurse Supervisor of all drug and narcotic discrepancies noted on your shiftReviews medication cards for completeness of information, accuracy in the transcription of the physician's order, and adherence to stop order policiesNotifies the attending physician of automatic stop orders prior to the last dosage being administeredDisposes of drugs and narcotics as required, and in accordance with established proceduresRole Responsibilities - Personnel Duties:Participates in employee performance evaluations, determining your shift's staffing requirements, and making recommendations to the Nurse Supervisor concerning employee dismissals, transfers, etc.Informs the Nurse Supervisor of staffing needs when assigned personnel fail to report to work and reports absentee call-insReviews and evaluates your department's work force and make recommendations to the Nurse SupervisorDevelops work assignments and/or assist in completing and performing such assignmentsProvides leadership to nursing personnel assigned to your unit/shiftMakes daily rounds of your unit/shift to ensure that nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards. Report problem areas to the Nurse SupervisorEnsures that all nurse aide trainees are under the direct supervision of a licensed nurseMeets with your shift's nursing personnel, on a regularly scheduled basis, to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas, and/or to improve servicesEnsures that department personnel, residents, and visitors follow the department's established policies and procedures at all timesReviews complaints and grievances made or filed by your assigned personnel. Make appropriate reports to the Nurse Supervisor as required or as may be necessaryEnsures that departmental disciplinary action is administered fairly and without regard to any protected class under federal or state lawReceives/gives the nursing report upon reporting in and ending shift duty hoursRole Responsibilities - Nursing Care:Informs nursing personnel of new admissions, their expected time of arrival, room assignment, etc.Ensures that rooms are ready for new admissionsParticipates in the orientation of new residents/family members to the facilityMakes rounds with physicians as necessaryRequests and arranges for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the physician, and in accordance with our established proceduresConsults with the resident's physician in providing the resident's care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as necessaryReviews the resident's chart for specific treatments, medication orders, diets, etc., as necessaryImplements and maintains established nursing objectives and standardsMakes periodic checks to ensure that certified nursing assistants are properly administering prescribed treatments and to evaluate the resident's physical and emotional statusCooperates with and coordinates social and activity programs with nursing service schedulesNotifies the resident's attending physician when the resident is involved in an accident or incidentNotifies the resident's attending physician and next-of-kin when there is a change in the resident's conditionCarries out restorative and rehabilitative programs, to include self-help and careInspects the nursing service treatment areas daily to ensure that they are maintained in a clean and safe mannerAdministers professional services such as; catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and range of motion exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as requiredUses restraints when necessary and in accordance with established policies and proceduresObtains sputum, urine and other specimens for lab tests as orderedTakes and records TPRs, blood pressures, etc., as necessaryMonitors seriously ill residents as necessaryChecks foods brought into the facility by the resident's family/visitors to ensure that it is within the resident's dietary allowances and reports problem areas to the Nurse Supervisor and Dietary SupervisorEnsures that personnel providing direct care to residents are providing such care in accordance with the resident's care plan and wishesEnsures that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequentlyMeets with residents, and/or family members, as necessary and reports problem areas to the Nurse SupervisorAdmits, transfers and discharges residents as necessaryAssists in arranging transportation for discharged residents as necessaryEnsures that discharged residents are escorted to the pick-up areaInforms family members of the death of the residentCalls funeral homes when requested by the family and ensures that established post-mortem procedures are followed.Role Responsibilities - Staff DevelopmentParticipates in developing, planning, conducting, and in-service training classes that provide instructions on "how to do the job," and ensures a well-educated nursing service departmentImplements and maintains an effective orientation program that orients the new employee to your shift, its policies and procedures, and to his/her job position and dutiesAssists in standardizing the methods in which work will be accomplishedAssists in training department personnel in identifying tasks that involve potential exposure to blood/body fluidsAttends and participates in outside training programsAttends and participates in annual OSHA and CDC in-service training programs for hazard communication, TB management, and bloodborne pathogens standardAttends and participates in continuing education programs designed to keep you abreast of changes in your profession, as well as to maintain your license on a current statusRole Responsibilities - Interpersonal Skills:Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with the residents, personnel, and support agenciesIs involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstancesCooperates with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other facility personnel to ensure that nursing services can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of the residentsCreates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a clam environment throughout the unit and shiftMaintains a liaison with the residents, their families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for the residents' needsCommunicates with the medical staff, nursing personnel, and other department supervisorsEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved RN programParticipation in continuing education classes, workshops, and seminars affiliated with outside nursing organizations desirableMust possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this stateMust be able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions5. Must be able to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate effectively in EnglishMust be able to handle stressful situations and be flexible and adaptableMust be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term careMust possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnelMust possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality careMust have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residentsMust be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practicesMust be able to relate information concerning a resident's conditionOur company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, our company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. #123

Keywords: Landmark of Louisville, Louisville , Weekend Nurse Supervisor (RN), Healthcare , Louisville, Kentucky

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