Provides oversight of RN/ LPN/CNA and secretarial staff in the performance of daily duties. Assists in problems solving to help alleviate clinical issues and processes on the assigned unit. Act as the clinical resource person, working as a team with the nurse manager, staff and the provider to identify the plan of care for each patient. Supports nurse manager in developing work plans that enable the unit to reach financial/quality/safety/operational targets. Provide superior customer service by modeling the Brand Promise and Core Values.
Each Employee consistently demonstrates the following essential functions:
Oversees & assures short & long term Nursing Dept. staff schedules per established quidelines
Facilitates units in emergency medical assessment & care of residents including interventions, transportation & other resources needed
Serves as a clinical resource person to staff in problem solving, assessments, special procedures & clinical skill enhancements
Coordinates with the Nursing Staff resident units & admissions dept. the rapid admission of residents including obtaining evaluations as indicated
Serves as adjunct to staff development coordinator in promoting planned inservices to nursing staff as per master schedule/plan
Provides continuity of resident status with hospital supervisory staff, and Nursing Administration
Supervises the M.D.R. directing, interacting with residents, families and staff in providing safe, pleasant mealtime and assuring appropriate completion of required records
Serves as major facilitator in QA program for Nursing Dept. including completion of assessments of designated audits & resultant actions required
In absence of Nurse Manager, provides staff counseling, discipline as per policy
Assists with Charge Nurse duties as needed while maintaining overall supervisory responsibility.
Participates in Nursing department and faclity QI program.
Other duties as needed.
*This job description is intended to describe essential job functions used to assess the performance of an employee and is not intended to be an all-inclusive statement of job responsibilities.
Graduate of an accredited registered nurse program required; Bachelors preferred.
One to three years of nursing experience. Geriatric nursing experience preferred.
One year of supervisory experience preferred.
Registered in NYS as a registered nurse professional.
Frequent walking, standing.
May be required to lift up to 35 lbs. Lifting greater than 35 lbs. requires the use of an assitive device or the assistance of another employee. If it applies you could add frequent use of keyboard.
Age Specific Competencies
Unity Health System - 9 months ago