Schofield is actively seeking an experienced and skilled RN Supervisor to work in our Nursing Home facility.
- THIS IS A FULL TIME, 3RD SHIFT 10:45PM-6:45AM POSITION
Why consider Schofield for employment?
- We are dedicated to providing a team oriented environment with long term career advancement and opportunities
- Our mission and philosophy center around our outstanding patient and resident care.
- Schofield Care is ranked 5 out of 5 stars by the Federal Government and is ranked as being one of the most experienced and respected providers of home and long term care health care services in Western New York.
- You will become apart of a passionate and caring team dedicated to making a difference in someone's life all while building your own career through top level expertise and experience.
- We offer an environment that is equipped to allow our staff to provide the highest level of professional care.
The nursing Unit Supervisor is responsible for the coordination/implementation of resident care as directed by a multidisciplinary care plan and supervision of nursing personnel for an assigned area.
- Education and Training - Current New York State Professional Nurse registration; preferably a B.S. in nursing. Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross. Interest in developing nursing and management abilities and furthering education in these areas through membership in professional organizations and/or participation in workshops and seminars.
- Experience - Previous experience as a Charge Nurse or Supervisor in long term care is preferred.
- Character - Must possess good moral character, compassion for the elderly, have the ability to supervisor licensed and allied nursing personnel, and create/maintain good staff relationships; must maintain all information in the strictest of confidence.
- Interpersonal skills - must possess the ability to communicate in a calm, non-threatening manner with residents, families, volunteers multidisciplinary team and co-workers. Is an advocate for the Schofield Residence, its purposes, goals and policies.
Essential Job Functions
- Orient, instruct, guide and evaluate nursing personnel; to comply with standard policies and procedures as established for the facility and maintain staff awareness and compliance with these; to assess residents' conditions and appropriately report on and coordinate care planning needs on the shift.
- Must be willing and able to perform basic life support (BLS) at all times, including CPR, the Heimlich maneuver and rescue breathing
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Unit Supervisor is directly responsible to the Assistant Director of Nursing. The job duties and responsibilities are to be performed while observing the following standards: job standard (knowledge, ability, skills), technical skill, quality, quantity, judgement/problem solving, decision making, and initiative. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Introduce, observe, and supervise new procedures.
- Consult with nursing staff regarding nursing procedures and recommend nursing policies.
- Assume administrative responsibility in the absence of other administrative personnel.
- Supervise adherence to care plans.
- Arrange for or provide resident/family counseling, if necessary, and in conjunction with Social Services.
- Participate in discharge planning.
- Conduct staff conferences, at least monthly.
- Provide information and/or resolve resident care problems.
- Identify those components of the nursing regimen which may be delegated to allied nursing personnel and provide teaching and guidance when necessary.
- Assign, re-assign staff to meet staffing needs.
- Perform duties as listed on job description for staff nurse as necessary.
- Interpret principles of good management to nursing personnel and implement application of these principles in daily work in cooperation with other departments.
- Assess unit needs by making periodic rounds of unit.
- Supervise implementation of nursing regime for assigned resident, including evaluation and revision of regime as indicated.
- Communicate to physician, family or designated representative, condition changes occurring with the resident or significant events r/t the resident, in a timely fashion.
- Evaluate emergencies and determine emergency measures to be used; give or direct emergency treatment required by residents or personnel; notify physician in the case of accidents; complete incident/accident reports.
- Counsel/discipline nursing personnel when necessary including verbal and written warnings, post suspension follow-up, in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Nursing and the Director of Nursing.
- Collect statistics, prepare and submit records as required, maintain accurate records and emphasize confidentiality of resident information.
- Ensure the appropriate documentation of resident assessments and conditions/events.
- Assist in establishing and maintaining good personal and public relations.
- Assess unit needs, conditions, resources, and make changes essential to delivery of appropriate nursing care services.
- Coordinate new employee orientation, including assessing skill proficiency, safety and competence in assuming responsibilities of position.
- Assess employee performance with audit tools and performance evaluation, within specific time frame providing ongoing feedback to employee.
- Maintain professional competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experiences.
- Perform other related duties as required by their manager.
Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities
- Plan, develop, organize, implement and evaluate the department’s work as appropriate.
- Delegate authority, responsibility, and accountability to other responsible department personnel.
- Provide leadership by being an appropriate role model to others.
- Advocate the purposes, goals and policies of the Schofield Residence and affiliate organizations.
- Provide departmental personnel with ongoing feedback, including timely evaluations of staff, counseling of employees and taking disciplinary action when necessary.
- Provide effective supervision, ensuring all staff abides by all government laws, rules and regulations that affect patients, families, coworkers and volunteers of the Schofield Residence and affiliate organizations.
- Use any resources available to create ideas, programs or more effective practices that will benefit the organization, department and/or staff.
The Schofield Residence provides excellent wages and benefits including but not limited to:
- Medical/Dental/Optical Insurance
- Company-paid Life Insurance (full time)
- Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts
- 401(k) employer matching program
- 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity
- Extensive Paid Time Off
- Voluntary insurance program