Title: Registered Nurse Supervisor (Registered
1.Currently licensed as Registered Professional Nurse in New
2.Has supervisory experience in a long-term health care
3.Demonstrates evidence of leadership and managementskills.
4.Has knowledge of Federal and State health regulations.
5.Experience with care plans and MDS.
6.Experience with ventilator equipment and LV. therapy.
7.Flexibility in work hours.
8.Physically and mentally capable of performing job
9.Nursing supervisor must wear white laboratory coat.
Oversee the total care and safety of all residents and employees
during his/her tour of duty. Supervises and assist all nursing
personnel in their work performance when necessary. Performs duties
of Unit Nurse when necessary.
1.Receives reports from previous shift and reads the twenty-four
reports via electronic medical records. Reads and initial Nursing
communication book. Checks to see that adequate staff is present
and make replacements when necessary.
2.Makes rounds all assigned nursing units and assesses condition
of residents along with their environment. Examines and evaluates
all residents presenting a problem. Notifies physician and family
when necessary and documents finding on appropriate records.
3.When needed, works with Respiratory Therapists and LV. Company
to assure proper procedures, etc. accompanies Physicians on rounds
and assists with examinations and treatments or designates another
nurse. Sees that monthly annual schedules are made for all
residents to be seen by the Physicians. Add names of other
residents who need attention to the physician's book. Ensures that
all lab and diagnostic reports are reported to the physician and
followed up as needed.
4.Oversees the preparation of Physician's order sheets prior to
Physician visit. Oversees that all physician orders are signed and
accomplishes correctly in a timely manner. Notifies and/or ensures
the physician and family are notified when resident's condition
5.Supervises all meal times. See that residents are not
consuming the appropriate amount of food be evaluated by the
physician and dietitian in a timely manner. Monitor weight results
and report the result to physician along with paper documentation.
See that residents are served and fed properly.
6.Has the authority to discipline and terminate subordinate
staff when necessary. Orient new personnel. Participates in and at
times conducts in-service training.
7.Makes all necessary arrangements for residents to be
transferred out of the facility to hospitals, clinic and doctor's
office and ensures all necessary paper work is prepared. Follow up
with consultations to ensure they all completed in a timely manner.
Informs physician recommendations. Ensures that the resident is a
candidate for diagnostic testing and the resident and family agree
to have testing done before any arrangements are made.
8.Evaluates and, if necessary, gives first aid to all residents
and employee who may have a n accident within the facility. Ensure
completion of all A/I forms by all required personnel.
9.Appropriately follow through on all grievances when possible
or direct complaints to the appropriate Department Head. Document
in resident's medical records. Follow tracking system for lost
and/or stolen personal property when resident reports and missing
10. Receive and follow up telephone orders, including reminding
the physician that all telephone orders are signed and dated within
11. Assists with admissions, re-admission and expirations.
Ensures that all documentation is properly completed. Ensures that
resident's belongings and room are properly identified. Notifies
physician ad appropriate personnel of the admission.
);.>MDS and care plans
);.>Infection control reports
);.>Review of Electronic Medical Records
);.>Update care plans as required
);.>Ensure wound documentation is completed and
submitted to appropriate personnel weekly.
);.>Ensure weekly nursing rehab notes are
13.Oversees the ordering, checking for accuracy and sufficient
supply of medications. Ensures expired medications are returned to
pharmacy with returned medication for credit. Follow up with any
- 14. Oversees or administer PPD testing is done upon resident
admission and then repeated within 7-21 days if results are
negative. Ensures PPD results are read within 48-72 hours and
documented appropriately in resident's electronic medical record
and immunization tracking sheet. Ensures PPD testing is done
annually. Any positive results are to be reported to primary
physician to obtain chest x-ray order.