LPN Supervisor - ALU Evening Weekends
St. Ann’s Community
LPN Weekend Evening Supervisor
The primary purpose of your job is to plan, organize and direct/manage the nursing service of residents at St. Ann’s Home and Wegmans Transitional Care Center under the supervision of RN Nursing Supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position (signified by an asterisk). However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Management/ Clinical Assessment:
____ *Reviews staffing plan for his/her shift.
____ * Assesses Residents and facilitates care for condition changes.
____ *Receives shift report from previous day/evening/night supervisor.
____ *Gives supervisor's report to relieving supervisor.
____ *Makes general rounds on each unit. Evaluates all Residents on resident condition report.
____ *Remains available for professional and managerial support to each staff nurse.
____ *Evaluates and analyzes performance of all staff on nursing units.
____ *Evaluates continually the nursing services rendered on his/her units and directs specific Resident care when needed.
____ *Reports any concerns to the Lead Supervisor.
____ *Utilizes appropriate resources for inservice programs.
____ *Communicates with families.
____ *Obtains supplies from Pharmacy, Laundry and Central Supply Room for resident care as needed.
____ *Notifies Medical Provider, Nurse Manager Care Coordinator of changes in resident condition, receives and transcribes orders and initiates appropriate follow-up.
____ *Guides staff in appropriate and economical use of supplies, equipment and personnel.
____ *May be delegated to fill in as a team leader (this includes covering a long term care of rehab unit including medication pass).
Recruitment and Leadership:
____ *Completes incident reports with investigative follow-up for incidents occurring on shift, reviews plan of care and reports issues and concerns to the Lead Supervisor.
____ *Facilitates complaints and concerns brought to their attention on shift.
____ *Collaborates with RN Nursing Supervisors in time of emergency situation in implementing Emergency Management Plan.
____ *May interview applicants for nursing supervisors and make hiring recommendations.
____ *Coaches nursing personnel and interprets policies and procedures and standards of care for staff.
____ *Participates in nursing policies and practices evaluation.
____ *Assists with appraisals of all nursing personnel performance.
____ * In collaboration with RN Nursing Supervisors reviews staffing on a 24 hour basis and adjusts as necessary per acuity.
____ *Calls staff when needed to meet minimum standards for staffing.
____ *Participates in conferences, in-house trainings and in-services.
____ *Participates in Leadership Development.
____ *May be a member of standing committees for the improvement of Nursing Service.
____ *Reviews nursing reports from all units.
____ *Collaborates with RN Nursing Supervisor to assist with employee injuries from any department while on duty and takes appropriate action.
____ *Informs Director of Nursing of appropriate resident/facility concerns.
____ *Performs other duties as assigned by RN Nursing Supervisor, ADON or CNO.
____ *Participates in committees.
____ *Reliable, dependable and punctual in use of work time.
____ *Demonstrates initiative and cooperation in professional working relationships.
____ *Complies with applicable organizational policies and procedures i.e.: mandatory education, health requirement, Human Resource requirements.
____ *Demonstrates a commitment of quality through participation on improvement teams and identifying opportunities for improvement.
____ *Works to improve performance relative to the system’s organizational goals.
____ *Consistently delivers high quality service being responsive to customer needs.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Current NYS LPN license, five or more years of long term care experience required. 4-5 years to complete A.A.S. in nursing.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and to draw & interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Current/valid NYS license.
Physical & Sensory Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must be capable of performing lifting/transfer tasks at the maximum weight limit of 51 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The employee is required to ensure personal safety, monitor work environment and make necessary improvements while ensuring the safety of others to include, adhering to regulations set by OSHA, DOH, and facility regulations, to include fire protection/prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc. Tasks involved in this position may involve potential and/or direct exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious diseases, air contaminants, and hazardous chemicals.
The employee is required to uphold the organization’s values.
Completion of all orientation classes/inservices
Knowledge of facilities policies and procedures
Upholds organizational and departmental values and vision
Knowledgeable in quality and identifies opportunities
Interpersonal skills (listens, communicates, empathetic, trustworthy)
Analyzes & applies insight to situations involving residents, staff and/or families
Ability to handle and resolve conflict
Organizes, manages and coordinates
Knowledgeable in interviewing Techniques
Leadership skills (mentoring, facilitates, empowers staff, etc.)
Meets all mandatory inservice requirements
Knowledge of rules, regulations and codes governing LTC
Proficiency in Infusion Therapy Skills
Proficiency in CPR Skills
Methods: AV =AudiovisualC = Course/Class SeminarD = Demonstration
I = Inservice NA = Non applicable O = Other
S = Standards/Code Manuals W = Written Materials/Policy
I have read this position description and fully understand the requirements set forth therein. I hereby accept the position ofLPN Supervisor and agree to perform the identified essential functions in a safe manner and in accordance with the facility’s established procedures. I understand that as a result of my employment, I may be exposed to blood, body fluids, infectious diseases, air contaminants (including tobacco smoke), and hazardous chemicals and that the facility will provide to me instructions on how to prevent and control such exposures. I further understand that I may also be exposed to the Hepatitis B Virus and that the facility will make available to me, free of charge, the hepatitis B vaccination.
I understand that my employment is at-will and thereby my employment can be terminated at-will either by the facility or myself and that such termination can be made with or without notice. However, in the event that I chose to resign my position, I will give a minimum two-week notice.
Date Signature of LPN Supervisor
Date Signature Lead Supervisor
Date Signature of ADON
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education Associate Degree