Evening Shift RN Nurse Supervisor
Company: Crescent Care of Elgin
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Crescent Care of Elgin - Evening Shift RN Nurse Supervisor -
Shift Available: - 2nd and possibly 3rd Shift if needed -
Must be able to take call every other weekend and some holidays
Type: - Full Time -
SUMMARY: -The RN Nursing Supervisor performs professional
supervisory nursing practice in the care of the physically ill.
Work involves responsibility for supervising the provision of
quality nursing care given at the facility. The position is
responsible for maintaining the quality and adequacy of nursing
practice; for coordinating nursing programs; for recognizing and
assisting in solving professional, administrative and supervisory
problems. Position exercises considerable judgment in applying
professional knowledge in solving nursing problems within
established policies and practices.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Determines the optimal allocation of present staff, per shift and
assignment on each unit is present.
Coordinates the care of patients on assigned shift. Communicates
shifts concerns by unit to appropriate staff (via e-mails, voice
Review of 24 Hour Report and review patients as indicated for
change of condition.
Serves as administrative authority for the smooth function of all
units. Notifies Director or Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing,
Scheduler/Central Supply of urgent concerns during the shift. When
the concern is non-urgent, notifies manager by phone message or
Receives employee, resident and family grievances. Refers
information to appropriate manager.
Assists nurses in completing risk assessments and investigations of
Notifies Assistant Director of Nursing and Human Resources Director
of identified learning needs.
Receives employee call-offs. Records call-offs and updates
schedule. Notifies managers/supervisors of call-offs in their units
via voice mail. Replaces for absences and vacancies for upcoming
shift(s). Assists staff to pick up hours (call-in phone, e-mail,
vacancy lists, 72-hour availability list).
Works with the Staffing Coordinator and Director of Nursing to
assure that vacancies are filled in advance.
Performs rounds to monitor the conditions and care of acutely ill
Supervises staff and assures survey compliance on a daily basis.
Provides guidance and support to staff to better plan work
Receives reports throughout the shift. Completes reports for "I"
team members on each unit.
Assists nurses in assessing residents who are experiencing acute
Provides clinical expertise in the management of medical and
Responds to code blue, medical assist situations. Assists staff, as
Provides clinical expertise in medical management, crisis and
behavior management techniques.
Audits charts routinely. Provides clinical expertise in
documentation, including MDS, Medicare PPS, acute illness charting,
weekly summaries and care planning.
Ensures timely notification of MD/Family Representatives where
Obtains supplies from medical supply after hours.
Restocks the crash cart immediately after use.
Audit, assess, and round with unit nurses to ensure scheduled
resident medications are properly dispensed
Directs staff response to emergencies, such severe weather, fire or
bomb scare. Participates in fire drills. Directs disaster
evacuation plan, as needed.
Meets routinely with the Director of Nursing and Assistant Director
Assists with the development and implementation of nursing policies
Attends facility Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement
Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: -To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required.
Registered Nurse with current unencumbered state licensure.
Supervisory experience in a team leader role.
Work experience as a professional nurse.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: -The physical demands 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
Required to sit, stand, bend and walk regularly; lift and/or move
up to 100 pounds.
Visual and auditory ability sufficient for written and verbal
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Crescent Care has a long and successful history of providing long
and short-term skilled nursing care. -At Crescent, we are committed
to personalized, integrated care that factors in the total
well-being of every guest and their family members, and that does
not just meet, but exceeds, their expectations. As part of this
empathetic, respectful culture of care, we are dedicated to meeting
individual preferences and needs in order to help each guest feel
at home and achieve an optimal health outcome - our number one
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