The Evening Supervisor provides, plans, coordinates, and oversees nursing care and health education to nursing home residents on the evening shift to ensure quality care is provided 24 hours a day.
Provide quality nursing care to residents in an environment that promotes their rights, dignity, and freedom of choice.
Perform timely and accurate documentation and charting using appropriate systems.
Make regular rounds of Residents independently and with a physician; observe and evaluate Residents’ symptoms, progress, and reactions to treatments and medications and implements interventions as necessary.
Administer medications to Residents according to the Public Health Code, Nursing Department Policies, and standards and procedures and as prescribed by the physician.
Manage and document emergency care of Residents.
Preform comprehensive and focused nursing assessments in conjunction with changes in condition and scheduled programs.
Assist with new admissions, re-admissions and assist with the transfer of Residents to different rooms within the assigned unit. Assure completion of weekly, periodic and discharge summaries.
Review daily documentation of controlled substances and narcotics distribution. Verify inventory of drugs covered by controlled substances laws.
Assign and supervise all Nurse Aides and other relevant staff
Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with Residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.
Reviews and implements all nursing procedures and systems; assesses and evaluates the systems which facilitate the delivery of quality resident care.
Assesses and evaluates the performance and competency of staff.
Demonstrates measures to promote a safe environment for residents and others.
Accepts only those nursing assignments that are commensurate with one’s own educational preparation, experience, knowledge, and ability, and obtains instruction and supervision as necessary when implementing nursing procedures or practices.
Participates in RAI process as indicated or directed.
Ensures that all Charge Nurses are adequately supervising the staff on their units.
Takes calls as assigned.
Interprets company policy and makes decisions based on the application of those policies where applicable.
Supervises employees in the nursing department and others for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible by following policies and applicable laws. Uses independent judgment and discretion on behalf of the organization in the performance of these duties.
Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training Nursing employees, such as CNAs and Nurses; scheduling, planning, and assigning and directing work; receiving calls and finding replacements for absent staff; preparing performance evaluations, monitoring and correcting job performance of employees, and handling disciplinary action for employees, up to and including discharge; and fixing and approving timecards for payroll.
Current state license to practice as a nurse.
Certification in nursing specialty desired.
Prefer a registered nurse with management or supervisor experience in long-term care or geriatric nursing. Minimum of licensed practical or vocational nurse with experience in long-term care or geriatric nursing.
Job Type: Full-time
SKLD Leonard is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled