Job Description Promotes and restores residents' health by developing day-to-day management and long-term planning of the resident care area; directing and developing staff; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staff; providing physical and psychological support for residents, friends, and families.
Job Duties: Identifies resident service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual residents and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
Maintains nursing guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
Maintains nursing operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
Assures quality of care by developing and interpreting nursing division's philosophies and standards of care; enforcing adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements and to other governing agency regulations; measuring health outcomes against standards; making or recommending adjustments.
Maintains nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training nurses and auxiliary staff.
Completes resident care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff; following up on work results.
Maintains nursing staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to residents, friends, and families.
Promotes resident's independence by establishing resident care goals; teaching and counseling resident, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.
Provides information to residents and health care team by answering questions and requests.
Resolves resident needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by designing and implementing procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from other health care professionals.
Protects residents and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols; enforcing medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Maintains resident confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
Maintains documentation of resident care services by auditing resident and department records.
Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
Ensures operation of medical and administrative equipment by verifying emergency equipment availability; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintains nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports; identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies; approving requisitions and cost allocations.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Skills/Qualifications: Current Licensure, EMR/EHR Experience, Clinical Skills, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Nursing Skills, Physiological Knowledge, Administering Medication, Medical Teamwork, Multi-tasking, Listening, Verbal Communication, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Judgment, Supervisory Experience, Minimum 5 Years LPN Experience
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