Clinical Nurse Leader
The Jewish Home for the Elderly - Fairfield, CT

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DESCRIPTION

Summary: The Clinical Nurse Leader provides clinical and administrative support to a designated building at the direction of the Clinical Nursing Director. S/he supports efforts of the Clinical Nursing Director to assure that quality care is delivered in accordance with The Jewish Home's core values, policies and procedures for the 24 hour, 7 day a week operation. S/he is responsible and accountable for resident/patient care. The Clinical Nurse Leader is available for rotating scheduled week-end "on-call" and work if necessary.

Reports To: Clinical Nursing Director

Titles Supervised: Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, Unit Associates, Special Needs Assistants

DUTIES

Essential Responsibilities:
1.Job Performance
  • Ensures quality of care according to facility policies and procedures through frequent unscheduled rounds.
  • Provides supervision and direction to Staff.
  • Develops and monitors Nurse and Nursing Assistant assignments.
  • Provides assessment when changes in resident/patient conditions occur.
  • Verifies and co-signs all orders transcribed by the LPN.
  • Maintains medical record according to facility and regulatory policy.
  • Promotes and advances Journey initiatives.
Maintains quality of care by providing corrective action as needed according to The Jewish Home's disciplinary guidelines and demonstrates successful completion of Core Competencies.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
2. Quality Assurance
  • Monitors quality of care according to established indicators.
  • Adheres to the Policies and Procedures of The Jewish Home.
  • Assists in identifying problems and implements corrective action.
  • Works with staff and peers to develop systems which allow for consistent evaluation of nursing care.
  • Seeks guidance as needed.
  • Assists Clinical Nursing Director in identifying attendance and punctuality problems, coaches staff and makes timely use of disciplinary measures.
  • Assists with scheduled staff evaluations in a fair, consistent and timely manner.
Essential Responsibilities continued:
3. Communication
  • Effectively communicates with all members of the interdisciplinary team to include any changes in resident condition, or changes in organizational policy& procedure or in regulatory process'.
  • Actively participates in MDS completion and attends Care Plan meetings.
  • Supports Clinical Nursing Director in scheduling and attends monthly staff meetings. Maintains minutes and attendance records.
  • Participates in committees as assigned.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
4. Environment
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment with focus on resident comfort and safety.
  • Maintains and monitors The Jewish Home's Fire, Safety and Infection Control Policies.
5. Fiscal Accountability
  • Contributes to the budget process.
  • Integrates and monitors cost effective measures into daily operations.
QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: RN, BSN preferred
Experience; 2 years relevant experience in management position in a geriatric healthcare setting

Licensure; RN, State of Connecticut, CPR certification

Essential Responsibilities:
1.Job Performance
  • Ensures quality of care according to facility policies and procedures through frequent unscheduled rounds.
  • Provides supervision and direction to Staff.
  • Develops and monitors Nurse and Nursing Assistant assignments.
  • Provides assessment when changes in resident/patient conditions occur.
  • Verifies and co-signs all orders transcribed by the LPN.
  • Maintains medical record according to facility and regulatory policy.
  • Promotes and advances Journey initiatives.
Maintains quality of care by providing corrective action as needed according to The Jewish Home's disciplinary guidelines and demonstrates successful completion of Core Competencies.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
2. Quality Assurance
  • Monitors quality of care according to established indicators.
  • Adheres to the Policies and Procedures of The Jewish Home.
  • Assists in identifying problems and implements corrective action.
  • Works with staff and peers to develop systems which allow for consistent evaluation of nursing care.
  • Seeks guidance as needed.
  • Assists Clinical Nursing Director in identifying attendance and punctuality problems, coaches staff and makes timely use of disciplinary measures.
  • Assists with scheduled staff evaluations in a fair, consistent and timely manner.
Essential Responsibilities continued:
3. Communication
  • Effectively communicates with all members of the interdisciplinary team to include any changes in resident condition, or changes in organizational policy& procedure or in regulatory process'.
  • Actively participates in MDS completion and attends Care Plan meetings.
  • Supports Clinical Nursing Director in scheduling and attends monthly staff meetings. Maintains minutes and attendance records.
  • Participates in committees as assigned.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
4. Environment
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment with focus on resident comfort and safety.
  • Maintains and monitors The Jewish Home's Fire, Safety and Infection Control Policies.
5. Fiscal Accountability
  • Contributes to the budget process.
  • Integrates and monitors cost effective measures into daily operations.

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