Nurse Supervisor (LPN or RN)

SUMMARY Provides supervision and administration of quality nursing care for the program by general staff. The RN supervisor will be knowledgeable of all state and federal laws, rules and regulations application to assisted living. The RN Supervisor will assist with scheduling, maintaining policy and procedure compliance and update assessments and service plans ongoing. Provides medication management, chronic and acute disease monitoring, basic treatments and performs glucose monitoring. Keeps a safe and clean environment. Responsibilities also include monitoring and reporting tenant conditions, assisting with housekeeping, laundry and food service needs to provide holistic care for tenants.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs written assessments of tenant’s condition upon admission and periodically during the nursing process to ensure provision of quality care based on assessed needs of the resident and the established standards of care.

Administers drugs and other therapeutic and diagnostic measure to the tenant in accordance with physician orders, observes and chart the effects of these measures. Records appropriately on MAR and/or TAR.

Uses nursing skills to monitor tenants’ baseline, recognize changes and implement interventions in accordance with the service plan.

Has knowledge of and monitors both chronic and acute disease processes, reports to Director and physician to prevent and/or manage symptoms and exacerbations.

Performs accurate reporting and documentation using established procedures and training. Recognizes, records and reports unusual findings. Information includes but is not limited to blood sugars, vital signs, weight, behavior and mobility.

Assists and/or leads monthly in-service education programs, meeting and records maintenance of programs and participants.
Provides guidance and direction to subordinate staff and gives assignments based on the capabilities of the staff.

Assists with scheduling of staff to meet the needs of the tenants and the program.

Maintains professional attitude and is able to work harmoniously with other personnel.

Assists with orientation, instruction, training, and supervision of subordinate personnel and peers.

Consults with and keeps supervisor informed of activities, needs, and problems in assigned work area.

Provides for tenants and employees safety and reports all conditions and/or equipment to the appropriate person.

Creates, updates and reviews tenant service plans ongoing.
Monitors care given by assigned personnel to ensure that all tenants are treated fairly, and with kindness, dignity and respect.

Completes all other duties as assigned.

Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.

Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Attends all mandatory meetings and programs.

Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony’s Safety Manual.

Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.

Supervisory responsibilities as listed above.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Associate’s degree (A. A.) or graduate school of nursing.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, tenants, families and other employees or the organization.

Graduate of accredited school for professional nursing.
Currently licensed as a professional nurse in the State of Iowa with an unencumbered, active license.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm as well as the ability to handle tenant needs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and rarely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens. The employee may have exposure to combative residents. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Company Info

Company Name
St. Anthony Regional Hospital and Nursing Home

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Contact Name
Connie Janning




Carroll, IA