Area Nurse Supervisor

Posted: 05/26/2021

Department: Rocky Knoll Health Care Center
Salary Range: $63,172/year to $98,830/year
Status: Full-time
 
PURPOSE & SUMMARY
$3,000 SIGN ON BONUS for full time 2nd or 3rd shift. 
$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS for part time 2nd or 3rd shift.
The Area Nurse Manager shall assume the operational responsibility for the implementation of all therapeutic programming designed to meet client’s needs, assure regulatory compliance, and attaining the criteria necessary for Medicare RUGS and Medicaid Case Mix reimbursement for their designated area. Direct staff assigned to the area and develop and implement Center based in-service and staff development programs and assume overall responsibility for area wide operations and programming.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Oversees, coordinates and leads clinical and therapeutic programming for the assigned area of the Center. Manage and coordinate the implementation of all clinical and therapeutic programming. Evaluates the performance of staff nurses, providing feedback and mentoring, developing education programs, contributing to staff professional development. Direct, supervise and manage Licensed and Certified Nursing Staff with 24/7 responsibility for the area of the Center assigned. Assure that all MDS information is entered per schedule and in compliance with Medicare/Medicaid rules and regulations. Serve as backup MDS Coordinator as needed to facility units. Exercise the duties and responsibilities of management as it relates to the hiring, managing and recommending termination of staff assigned to the area. Advises the Director of Nursing as to the status of clinical and therapeutic programming and make recommendations for the development of new programs. Serve as a resource to facility Administrators, Directors of Nursing, and therapy staffs. Participate in the quality assurance and corporate compliance processes as a resource person for areas of study. Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, and participating in team problem-solving approaches. Assist in facility preparations for the survey process and serve as a resource for staff in matters of regulatory compliance. Coordinate and implement all area wide in-service, continuing education, and staff development programs. Acts as liaison with the discharging entity and the Administrator, Director of Nursing, RAC's and Unit Professional Staff. Leads efforts to develop consistent clinical procedures connected to the daily delivery of services. Assist in the development, coordinate and hands on training of staff in regards to the admission, transfer and discharge processes. Maintain a strong working knowledge of current practices and market trends which could affect the Center's standing in the region. Completes patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff duties and following up on work results. Assumes on-call supervisory responsibilities for the facility as assigned. May perform other varied duties per facility need. Provide backup assistant to area nurse managers in the following areas: infection control, wound care, MDS documentation, staff, development, and any other areas within the nursing department or facility. Direct, supervise and manage Licensed and Certified Nursing Staff with 24/7 responsibility for the area of the Center assigned. Exercise the duties and responsibilities of management as it relates to the hiring, managing and recommending termination of staff assigned to the area. Advises the Director of Clinical Services as to the status of clinical and therapeutic programming and make recommendations for the development of new programs. Serve as a resource to facility Administrators, Director of Clinical Services, and therapy staffs. Participate in the quality assurance and corporate compliance processes as a resource person for areas of study. Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, and participating in team problem-solving approaches. Assist in facility preparations for the survey process and serve as a resource for staff in matters of regulatory compliance. Coordinate and implement all area wide in-service, continuing education, and staff development programs. Acts as liaison with the discharging entity and the Administrator, Director of Nursing, Area Nurse Managers and Unit Professional Staff. Leads efforts to develop consistent clinical procedures connected to the daily delivery of services. Assist in the development, coordinate and hands on training of staff in regards to the admission, transfer and discharge processes. Maintain a strong working knowledge of current practices and market trends which could affect the Center's standing in the region. Completes patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff duties and following up on work results. Assumes on-call supervisory responsibilities for the facility as assigned. May perform other varied duties per facility need.

QUALIFICATIONS
Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Registered Nurse with valid current license in the State of Wisconsin and CPR Certification. Must have experience training nurses and/or nursing assistants and certified trainer preferred. Strong knowledge of wounds, treatments, and preventative measures and wound care certification preferred. Strong clinical assessment skills and working knowledge of skilled nursing requirements and limitations. Ability to conduct ongoing clinical monitoring and skillfully interact with other health care professionals.


Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  

Type of Position: Full Time Position

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