Supervise the clinical operations of all nursing floors in the absence of the Nurse Manager and/or Director of Nursing. Assume administrative responsibilities for the Center in the absence of executive administrative personnel
Communicate with residents, families, and other health professionals in a manner that conveys respect, caring, and sensitivity.
Make clinical rounds to ensure that nursing care is being provided appropriately.
Support charge nurses in expediting medical intervention in situations involving a change in patients status.
Ensure that safety and security measures are in place to provide a safe and comfortable environment for patients, visitors, and staff.
Assess and intervene as necessary in crisis situations, and in immediate clinical and management circumstances.
Assume responsibility for intervention in family matters requiring immediate attention, and refer appropriately toNurse Manager/DON and/or Social Service Department for long-term management and follow-up.
Monitor compliance with established nursing standards, policies, and procedures on all nursing floors.
Adjust staffing and time scheduling for shifts to meet immediate needs and resolve problems.
Communicate concerns and issues to Nurse Manaer/DON. Collaborate with Nurse Manager/DONs in writing annual reviews. And implement corrective actions needed.
Serve as a resource and advisor to staff in areas of counseling and development of personnel.
Communicate with Administrative Coordinator and appropriate Nurse Manager/DON on staffing, scheduling, clinical and administrative issues.
Collaborate with Nurse Manager/DON to assure that all nursing personnel adhere to established standards of practice, policies, and procedures throughout the shifts.
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with support staff throughout the facility.
Monitor appropriate use of supplies and equipment to ensure compliance with budgetary allocations.
Conduct education programs in collaboration with Professional Development Department.
Collect and analyze data for research projects for assigned shifts as assigned.
Participate in Nursing advisory committees and meetings.
Prepare and maintain required records and reports.
Participate in and support Quality Improvement program and initiatives.
Exemplify professionalism and exhibit values, which contribute to the achievement of the mission of the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center.
Adhere to established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.
Perform other related duties as required or directed.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Computer literacy preferred.
Current Massachusetts license as an R.N.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and ANA Certifications in Geriatrics and/or Nursing Administration preferred.
Minimum of five years of supervisory experience in a similar setting. Acute care experience recommended.
Demonstrated leadership ability, particularly in relation to problem solving and staff development.