Registered Nurse – Per Diem Supervisor

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

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Schedule: Per Diem

Location(s): Rochester

Schedule: Per Diem

Location(s): Rochester

JOB SUMMARY: The nursing supervisor is responsible for the supervision of nursing practice and resident care on the assigned shift, in collaboration with the nurse managers.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Use the ANA standards of gerontological nursing practice as framework for professional responsibilities.
  • Attend and participate in nursing department management meetings.
  • Be familiar with and able to interpret and enforce all Church Home policies and regulations; consistently practice compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Be competent in performing the duties of a CNA and LPN.
  • Assist with new staff orientation in collaboration with the staff education coordinator and staffing coordinator.
  • Supervise and monitor nursing staff activities and assist with problem-solving during rounds as needed.
  • Contribute to staff performance evaluations.
  • Utilize the discipline process when staff counseling is warranted.
  • Monitor and assess staffing levels on own shift as well as the following shift.  Replace staff who calls in absent according to the nursing department protocols.
  • Communicate with other health care professionals (nurse managers, clinical coordinator, nursing administration, nurse practitioners, physicians, dietitians, therapists, social workers) on a regular and timely basis as needed.
  • Discuss/gather information from the supervisor (or nurse manager) of the previous shift each day.
  • Initiate and/or participate in quality assurance monitoring and evaluation of resident care.
  • Conduct walking rounds on units and in dining areas to assess safe, accurate quality care is being delivered by staff to residents and document accordingly.
  • Create an environment of respect for the residents.  Assist and guide staff to maintain privacy, resident rights and a quiet, peaceful environment.
  • Follow established plan for resident emergency and/or staff incidents.
  • Implement principles of universal precautions.
  • Observe all residents and their environment who are on isolation precautions.  Monitor staff compliance.
  • Respond to emergency situations according to established Church Home disaster plan. Assume incident manager role and implement emergency response plan.
  • Notify administrator on call per established plan.
  • Report unsafe condition to security, maintenance as soon as possible.
  • Document all incidents/accidents and follow through per policy.
  • Familiar with established emergency procedures and staff incidents.
  • Monitor staff for use of proper body mechanics in moving/transferring Residents and equipment.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to use adult learning principles to plan, teach, direct and assist with learning activities of nursing staff. Ability to interact courteously and tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, vendors and the general public. Basic computer skills required, including but not limited to the ability to create, save, open, close and locate electronic documents and emails on a personal or laptop computer, and the ability to work in a MS Windows operating system.

EDUCATION: Completion of an accredited program of professional registered nursing and current NYS RN License.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years experience as a Registered Nurse. At least one year supervisory experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Performing duties of this job requires lifting, bending, walking and standing. Must be able to occasionally lift loads of 50 pounds without assistance and the ability to sit, talk, and hear is required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

About Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (ESLC) is a faith-based, nonprofit organization offering a full continuum of compassionate senior care services and senior living communities in Rochester, NY. We support seniors and their families through life’s transitions, and honor each person’s unique desires, beliefs and values—all so that we can fulfill our promise of “Life. Inspired every day.”

Founded in 1868 on the Christian values of the Episcopal Church, our main location at the Episcopal Church Home has now met the needs of our community with care and compassion for more than 150 years.

We’ve since grown into Episcopal SeniorLife Communities, dedicated to understanding and responding to individual and community needs. Our adult communities range from independent living apartments and patio homes, affordable housing and assisted living, to transitional and rehabilitation care, skilled nursing, specialized memory care and hospice services.

In addition, our unique Neighborhood Programs promote health and wellness to seniors in the surrounding areas of our communities, expanding traditional services and allowing seniors to age in their place of choice. Our vision is to create relationships and communities that inspire active, purposeful and fulfilled lives.

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