RN-Nursing Supervisor Long Term Care
Company: Boulder City Hospital
Location: Boulder City
Posted on: May 26, 2019
GENERAL PURPOSE: The Charge Nurse of Long Term Care (LTC) is
responsible to assist the Manager of LTC in the provision of
optimal nursing care to LTC residents according to current Medicare
and Medicaid Regulations. Carry out special projects as assigned by
the Manager of LTC. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Must be able to work
effectively when under pressure and during stressful situations.
Ability to lift, walk, carry and stand. Ability to direct other
employees appropriately to ensure safe, comprehensive and effective
nursing care for residents overall. Able to function effectively
when assuming a patient assignment as a direct care provider.
Demonstrate leadership skills and abilities to work collaboratively
with all disciplines and ensure compliance with all Federal and
State Long Term Care regulations. Develop and carry out referral
development activities. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Assists the
Manager of LTC to ensure the delivery of effective care for LTC
residents and safe staffing, 24-hours / 7 days a week. This
includes assisting with: planning and directing unit activities,
staffing, development and implementation of policies and
procedures, maintaining and improving the quality of patient care,
assuring compliance with established standards, practices, and
regulatory requirements by all LTC personnel. 2.Assists in the
assessment of potential residents for appropriateness of admission
to service. 3.Assists in ensuring compliance with established
standards and procedures, safety, environmental and infection
control, quality assurance/improvement and other regulatory
requirements. 4.Assists in establishing and maintaining a mutually
supportive relationship with the Medical Staff and with other
departments. 5.Assists in identifying educational needs and assists
in providing and/or promoting appropriate staff education and
development clinically and professionally. 6.Encourages all nursing
staff to participate in staff education, attend required meetings,
and cross-train to other departments, as appropriate to their
skills. 7.Assists in ensuring all equipment is in safe working
condition; makes recommendations as needed to Manager of LTC
regarding equipment replacement and purchases. 8.Assists in
investigating new products, equipment and techniques and makes
recommendations to Manager of LTC. 9.Responds appropriately to
complaints from residents, family, employees, Medical Staff and
takes appropriate action and follows-up to ensure that complaints
have been satisfactorily resolved. Including notification the LTC
Manage and Risk Manager. 10.Provides direct resident care. For
example: in staffing emergencies may need to take a "patient"
assignment and is to assume leadership role in clinical
emergencies. Also will provide direct resident care when
introducing and teaching new techniques, products and equipment,
and orientation of new staff. 11.Promotes public relations and
demonstrates exemplary customer service. May participate in
community education and in hospital public relations programs as
requested. 12.Maintains visitor control and handles visitor
concerns. 13.Assists the Manager of LTC to prepare reports,
maintain records, compile statistics, etc. as directed/ required.
Assists in maintaining department files. 14.Maintains professional
growth and development to keep abreast of nursing and leadership
domains. Maintains professional affiliations, attends outside
conferences, seminars and workshops. 15.Assists the Manager of LTC
in the evaluation and disciplinary actions of employees in LTC.
16.Performs other reasonable duties as assigned by the Manager of
LTC. 17.Develops and carries out referral development activities on
a regular and ongoing basis. Particular emphasis on developing
relationships with hospital case managers and hospitalist
physicians. SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: 1.Plan, organize,
direct, supervise, evaluate and teach personnel using progressive
- Work well with people at all levels.
- Competence in Medical/Geriatric nursing.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Computer literacy.
- Ability to collaboration with regulatory bodies, e.g. Division
of Aging, or other public authorities to meet standards or report
deviations, as required by regulations.
- Able to pass high efficiency respirator fit and use program as
required by OSHA Volume 58, #195.
- Referral and relationship development skills EDUCATION AND
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 1.Knowledge of LTC nursing theory and
- Experience working with LTC EHR software.
- Microsoft Word Exel literate.
- Current Nevada State License.
- AHA BLS Certified
- Minimum Three (3) years of LTC nursing care experience.
- Minimum One (1) year of management, leadership and teaching
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