Friendship Court RN Supervisor

 

General Description:

The RN Supervisor works under the guidance of the Director of Nursing to participate in planning, implementing, evaluating and supervising services for tenants.   The RN Supervisor will serve as a team member to promote the optimal level of functioning and the dignity of each tenant in the assisted living facility.

Reports To: Director of Nursing

Qualifications:

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota.
  • Experience in supervision of unlicensed nursing personnel.
  • Experience in assisted living or home health care nursing preferred.
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Must qualify for employment after criminal background study, per guidelines of the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in assessing the eligibility of prospective tenants for assisted living services.
  • Participate in tenant admission process including admission assessment, service agreement, medication and treatment orders, and plan of care.
  • Orient staff to tenant’s plan of care.
  • Assist in providing nursing services as appropriate to each tenant’s plan of care.
  • Assist in conducting supervisory visits within 5 days of initiation of services and at least every 90 days.
  • Review and sign Medication and Treatment records weekly; review and sign PRN
  • And Held Medication Records weekly or at frequency specified in tenant plan of care.
  • Assist in communicating changes in tenant’s health status to physician.
  • Assist in obtaining physician’s orders as necessary for medication and treatment changes.      
  • Assist in renewing medication and treatment orders at least every 12 months.
  • Participate in the review and revision of each tenant’s evaluation and service plan at least annually or more frequently when there is a change in the tenant’s condition that requires a change in services. 
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Summon EMS as appropriate to tenant need; complete transfer form and follow up with phone call to facility for emergency transfers.
  • Participate in discharge planning and discharge process.
  • Provide complete and accurate documentation of services.
  • Other duties as requested by Director of Nursing.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally bend, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level, crouch, kneel, and push/pull.
  • Ability to carry up to 35 pounds.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to understand and use good body mechanics.