The RN Supervisor assumes responsibility and accountability for the nursing care of all residents on an assigned unit. Supervises licensed nurses and other nursing personnel in the delivery of care and services according to each resident’s comprehensive resident assessment and plan of care. Manages unit in accord with facility philosophy, in compliance with standards of professional nursing practice, and with all State laws and regulations. Utilizes resources in an efficient and economic manner to ensure that each resident achieves the highest practical physical, mental and psycho social well-being.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises all on-site licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants.
Makes daily rounds on unit to observe, examine, interview residents, to evaluate staffing needs, to monitor regulatory compliance, to inspect care environment, and to evaluate staff interactions and clinical skill competency
Audits 24 hour report as completed by Unit Charge Nurses and reviews clinical records to identify problems, to ensure timely responses to residents’ needs, to evaluate documentation skills of unit nursing staff, and to evaluate regulatory compliance with documentation requirements.
Listens to verbal shift report making special note to follow-up on significant changes in condition, admissions, transfers, discharges, initiation or use of physical or chemical restraints, unnecessary use of any drug, incidents, unexplained injuries, medication errors, loss of resident property or evidence of resident or family dissatisfaction
Analyzes data gathered from rounds and record reviews and acts promptly to resolve problems and to continuously improve quality. Participates in formal quality assessment and assurance activities as directed by the Quality assurance committee
As the nurse with responsibility for the residents on the unit, conducts or coordinates the resident assessment process including accurate completion of the State-approved Resident Assessment Instrument
Provides prescribed medication and treatments along with TLC to our Residents consistent with the plan of care, Standard Nursing practice, knowledge of nursing procedures and all applicable regulations/codes/policies and procedures.
Must be licensed in the State of Wisconsin as a Registered Nurse
Previous supervisory experience in a long term care and/or clinical setting
Must have current CPR certification
EOE - Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.