Sanford Health Supervisor, Nursing, Long Term Care | Sheldon Care Center in Sheldon, Iowa
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Facility: Sheldon Medical Center
Location: Sheldon, IA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Supervises nursing home staff and nursing activities, including resident care and record-keeping. Assist in managing the nursing staff assigned to a particular shift within the nursing home. Takes action regarding provision of resources within the context of shifts or designated time frame. Assigns residents to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the resident's condition and the employee's skill level. Monitors resident care areas and other nursing home facilities for cleanliness and readiness. May fill in for clinical support staff when staffing gaps exist. Dependent on staffing needs, may fill in as a point of contact for technical training and troubleshooting for staff. Responsible for utilizing and ensuring staff follow the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to clients. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including providers to plan, implement and evaluate care. Includes personal care management, medication administration, care planning, scheduling physician visits, setting up appointments, and working with clients, families, home health services, county and state offices to assure client needs are met.
Assists and supports human resources administrative processing and procedures with staff management. May assist with providing feedback in the collection and preparation of required budget information. Assists in conducting new staff training and orientation regarding operating rules and working standards.
Knowledge of clinical practices, strategic planning, administrative, and financial principles. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Recognizes problems and recommends solutions. Reacts calmly and effectively in emergencies. Interprets, adapts and supplies guidelines and procedures. Accountable to follow up with risk management and training of clinical staff as needed.
Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Participates in reviewing results of clinical performance assessments and recommends process improvements. Implements established performance improvement policies and trains employees on these policies.
Functions within the scopes and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.
Bachelor's degree in nursing required.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
For Rural Health Network facilities only, employees who do not possess a Bachelor’s degree in the required field, leadership may consider an educational plan with proven continuous action toward achieving a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing within five years of hire into position. Additionally for Rural Health Network facilities, for current employees, leadership may have considered acceptable qualifications and work experience equivalency based on facility size, rural market, and business need, prior to new Sanford education requirements.
Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of administrative and management techniques.
Previous leadership experience preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Certification may be required depending on specialty or service area. Basic Life Support (BLS) is required.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-19300