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RN/LPN 2nd Shift Supervisor

Company: Compass Healthcare & Rehab Hawfields
Location: Mebane
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Compass Healthcare & Rehab Hawfields - $4.00 Shift Differential for 2nd Shift and $4.00 Shift Differential for Weekends!
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. SCOPE OF PRACTICE: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) may participate in assuring the implementation of the established health care plan(s) for a specific number of clients as assigned and supervised by the Registered Nurse (RN). This participation in assuring plan of care implementation may be carried out by the LPN/RN. The -LPN/RN -participates and supports ongoing data collection. Yours is a dependent role. Follows all North Carolina Board of Nursing guidelines. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Oversee day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current rules and regulations, comply with all written policies and procedures and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility. -Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the RN Supervisor/DON concerning the activities of your shift as required. -Meet with your assigned nursing assistants in planning the shifts services, programs and activities. -Utilize the electronic health record to document Events/Observations, etc. in accordance with established documentation policies and procedures. -Admit, discharge and transfer residents as required. Ensure rooms are ready for admission. -Complete "Summary of Investigation" reports as necessary. Notify the RN Supervisor/DON, the residents attending physician and the residents' representative when a resident is involved in an incident or accident. -Arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services as ordered by the physician, and in accordance with established policies and procedures. -Consult with the resident physician in providing the residents care, treatments, medication orders, diets, etc., as necessary. -Monitor acutely ill residents routinely. -Administer nursing services necessary to maintain the highest practicable level of care and comfort. -Report changes in the resident's condition to the RN Supervisor/DON, the physician, and the resident's representative. -Report any/all discrepancies concerning documentation to the RN Supervisor/DON, i.e.: physician orders, diet orders, therapy orders, etc. -Ensure narcotic records are accurate for your shift, report any/all discrepancies in controlled drug counts to the RN Supervisor/DON. -Discard/record drugs and narcotics as required, and in accordance with established policies and procedures. -Make daily rounds on your hall/unit/shift to ensure that nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards. Report problem areas to the RN Supervisor/DON. Inform the RN Supervisor/DON of staffing needs when assigned personnel fail to report to work. -Ensure you have an adequate supply of medications, supplies and equipment on hand to meet the nursing needs of the residents. -Complaints & Grievances: Report and investigate complaints and grievances filed by residents, families, etc. Report these to the RN Supervisor/DON immediately and indicate what action(s) were taken to resolve the complaint or grievance. -Report all allegations of suspected resident abuse and/or neglect, misappropriation and/or exploitation to the RN Supervisor/Director of Nurses/Administrator immediately, in addition to other required agencies, i.e. police, state agency, etc. -Observe staff to see that they follow infection control protocols i.e.: handwashing, proper use of PPE, proper disposal of PPE, etc. -Report occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious materials and hazardous chemicals in accordance with the facilities policies and procedures. -Observe to see that staff wear and/or use safety equipment i.e.: back brace, gait belt, mechanical lifts, etc. Updated 1/2019 Job Description: LPN/RN Nurse in Charge (LPN)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES CONTINUED: Attend and participate in outside training programs, facility provided in-service training. These may include, but are not limited to: OSHA, HIPAA, Antibiotic Stewardship, Advanced Directives, etc. -Participate in the facility surveys (inspections) made by the authorized government agencies as may be required -Provide data as requested for the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Committee. -Follow all HIPAA regulations. ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS -Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN in this state. -Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. -Preferred minimum of (2) years nurse-in-charge experience in a hospital or nursing facility. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, see, feel, talk, and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
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Keywords: Compass Healthcare & Rehab Hawfields, Durham , RN/LPN 2nd Shift Supervisor, Healthcare , Mebane, North Carolina

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