$5,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS!
Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Certified Nurse
Assistant, Unit Coordinators, Restorative Certified Nursing
Supervises nursing staff in providing skilled nursing care in order
to assure high quality of care and quality of life for residents on
all nursing units.
- Ensures that the quality of nursing care meets the ANA
Standards of Gerontological Nursing Practice and is consistent with
the policies and procedures of the Sherrill House Nursing Services
- Assures that nursing care is delivered in accordance with
physician instructions, the Multidisciplinary Team Plan, and
policies and procedures of Nursing Services.
- Assists nursing staff with resident assessments, setting
priorities for resident care, and appropriate documentation.
- Consults with staff when residents experience a change in
status and facilitates follow-up with physicians and nurse
- Collaborates with nurse managers in assuring continuity of
resident care and in promoting cooperation among staff from each
- Promotes positive communication with families and
- Collaborates with Staff Development in coordinating orientation
for new staff.
- Participates in interviewing and hiring of new staff.
- Assists the Director of Nursing Services in developing a
staffing plan that ensures safe and comprehensive resident
- Collaborates with Associate Director of Nursing and/or Nurse
Managers in developing staff time schedules and scheduling staff
when unexpected vacancies occur.
- Evaluates staff performance, discusses and prepares Performance
Reviews. Supports and utilizes a participatory style of
- Encourages staff problem-solving and supports staff morale by
arranging individual and group conferences.
- Counsels staff concerning their performances and adherence to
Personnel Policies and Procedures.
- Ensures that resident status information and personnel
information are communicated according to established
- Consults with Associate Director of Nursing Services and
Director of Clinical services on a regular basis.
- Participates in nursing committees and task forces.
- Promotes cooperation among all disciplines at Sherrill
- Responds to changing needs of Nursing Services and may assume
- Supports the philosophy and goals of Sherrill House and Nursing
- Communicates with families regarding the health status of
residents and assures their participation in team conferences.
- Ensures that adequate supplies and equipment are
- Participates in continuing educational programs that contribute
to professional development.
- Develops, implements, and supports Quality Improvement
- Ensure that all nursing service personnel comply with the
procedures set forth in the Nursing Service Procedures Manual.
- Ensure that all nursing service personnel are in compliance
with their respective job descriptions.
- Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by
authorized government agencies as requested by the Administrator or
Director of Nursing Services.
- Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
- Complete accident/incident reports as necessary.
- Interpret the department's policies and procedures to
personnel, residents, visitors, and government agencies as
- Ensure that a sufficient number of licensed practical and/or
registered nurses, an certified nursing assistants are available at
- Develop work assignments.
- Make daily rounds to ensure that all nursing service personnel
are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable
- Monitor absenteeism to ensure that an adequate number of
nursing care personnel are on duty at all times
- Ensure that established policies and procedures, including
dress codes, are followed by all departmental personnel.
- Review complaints and grievances made or filed by department
personnel. Make appropriate reports as may be necessary.
- Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest
and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the
- Inform nursing service personnel of new admissions, their
expected time of arrival, room assignment, etc. and ensure that
rooms are ready for new admissions.
- Greet newly admitted residents upon admission. Escort them to
their rooms as necessary.
- Make rounds with physicians as necessary.
- Review nurses' notes to ensure that they are informative and
descriptive of the nursing care being provided, that they reflect
the resident's response to the care, and that such care is provided
in accordance with the resident's wishes.
- Provide direct nursing care as necessary.
- Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules to ensure
that medications are being administered as ordered and that
treatments are provided as scheduled.
- Monitor nursing care to ensure that all residents are treated
fairly, and with kindness, dignity, and respect.
- Ensure that all nursing service personnel are knowledgeable of
the residents' responsibilities and rights including the right to
- Review complaints and grievances made by residents and make a
written/oral report to the Director indicating what action(s) were
taken to resolve the complaint or grievance. Follow facility's
- Maintain a written record of resident's complaints and/or
grievances that indicates the action taken to resolve the complaint
and the current status of the complaint.
- Report and investigate all allegations of resident abuse and/or
misappropriation of resident property.
Experience: Three years of clinical
experience in gerontological nursing and one year of management
We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified
applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran
status, or disability status.