Responsible for and/or makes the needed recommendations, with the input from the Director and supervisor RN, for the hiring, discipline and performance evaluation of staff; responsible for coaching, supervising, training, scheduling and professional development of staff; responsible for assigning work to staff and ensuring the work is performed in an efficient, prompt, professional and accurate manner and provides guidance, when necessary.
Handles all client and employee complaints as well as crisis situations in consultation with his/her supervisory chain and in compliance with Agency/Programmatic policies and procedures and treats each case with sensitivity and expedience.
Primarily responsible for providing expertise in the area of the nursing.
Maintains up-to-date and accurate client files and databases, as required by agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations.
Completes all required documentation in accordance with agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies.
Reports changes in the participants’ conditions to the RN and resident's physician.
Provides, under the supervision of the RN, basic patient care, including developing service plans, documenting health details and vital signs, administers medications in accordance with physician's orders.
Assists participants with Activities of Daily Living including but not limited to showering, dressing and pushing wheelchair.
Works directly with visiting health care professionals and client's private medical team to ensure the clients receive the best overall health care.
Able to respond to call offs and to coordinate replacement of staff to ensure 24 hour coverage.
Preferred Requirements: Associates degree. Two years of experience working with the geriatrics populations.
Minimum Requirements: High School diploma. Six months of experience working with the geriatric population. LPN license. CPR Certification
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