Responsible for directing Nursing Service activities within the Home on the specific tour of duty, and for maintaining continuity for 24 hour nursing care. Implements administrative goals and policies and interprets objectives and plans of Nursing Services to the nurses on the units. Supervises total care given by the nurses and aides. Assumes responsibility of teaching nursing personnel when necessary. Evaluates emergencies, determines emergency measures to be used, and notifies appropriate persons and departments if deemed necessary. Assist in ensuring appropriate staffing is met during shift.
+ Tours the nursing units to ascertain the condition and needs of the residents on a daily basis
+ Informs Director and/or Assistant Director of Nursing of all pertinent changes in residents and special problems related to nursing care of the residents on a daily basis.
+ Observes nursing care of the residents to insure that orders are carried out as directed and treatment is administered in accordance with physician's instructions.
+ Investigates resident and employee job-related accidents and illnesses; insures that reports are complete and meaningful, placing particular emphasis on determination of cause and preventative measures.
+ Ascertains the need for additional or modified services on assigned nursing units.
+ In conjunction with inservice department, provides nursing care orientation for new employed nurses on assigned nursing units to job requirements, equipment, unit personnel, and residents. Responsible to see that nurses participate in the in-service education program.
+ Arranges hospital transfer of residents during non-business hours.
+ Assists with clinical placement of nursing students from various educational programs and helps provide for positive learning experience.
+ May accompany physicians on rounds, assist him/her as necessary, receives instructions and notes on resident care requirement's.
+ May render nursing care, administer medication and perform treatments.
+ Prepares a written report for administration, Social Services and other departments on all critical or acutely ill resident with significant changes in general condition on a daily basis.
+ Periodically reviews resident care plans with staff nurses.
+ May share in preparing documents and maintains residents charts.
+ Provides for consultations with residents and/or families at times convenient for all parties to discuss problems, nursing care of residents and other relevant matters.
+ Serves as liaison between Nursing Staff and other departments.
+ Assists in planning, developing, organizing and implementing departmental goals and objectives.
+ One year experience preferably in both geriatric and Sub – acute setting.
+ Current license as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State, BLS
Street: ArchCare at Mary Manning Walsh Home
Work Days Per Week: 2-3
Shift Start Time: 7 am
Shift End Time: 3 pm
# Hours: 15- 22.5
External Company URL: http://www.archcare.org/
Post End Date: 9/30/2022