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Nursing Supervisor

Company: Covenant Living in Windsor Park
Category: Healthcare

 Carol Stream

Type: Full Time

Covenant Living is seeking qualified candidates for Nursing Supervisor, RN to join their team. Positions are available in assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care. In this role, the Nursing Supervisor, RN/LPN will:

  • Supervise professional and non-professional nursing staff. Ensure quality of care by making rounds to determine effectiveness of care, resident satisfaction, and compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Manage the overall functioning of the building for assigned shift.
  • Provide explanation of nursing policies and procedures and assistance to staff to ensure ongoing understanding and training.
  • With Director of Nursing, participate in evaluation, discipline, and motivation of staff.
  • Communicate on regular basis with Director of Nursing and/or administration regarding observations and suggestions of problem areas, resident and employee activities, concerns, needs, etc.
  • Provide explanation of nursing care to residents and families according to procedures.  Provide instructions relating to medical care as appropriate.
  • Administer direct and/or emergency care when necessary. Respond to emergency needs of residents. Contact emergency medical services for assistance when required.
  • Handle special projects as assigned by DON.
  • Assign work areas and relocate staff as needed to assure high quality of nursing care and completion of tasks.
  • Assist in orientation of new nursing personnel and reinforce training standards to maintain high quality of care.
  • Assure the functional and sanitary maintenance of the nursing units and equipment. Report routine and emergency maintenance needs according to established procedures.
  • Assure the safety and security of patients through the proper use of equipment, safety devices, and by knowing and following fire, safety and disaster procedures.
  • Communicate with other department supervisors, physicians, consultants, staff, residents, and families to coordinate care of residents.