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RN Supervisor 3-11:30pm

Job ID 6029203 Date posted 10/19/2017


SUMMARY:To oversee the work of nursing staff and provide care to hospice patients when they reside in an acute level of care bed in Continuing Care.To ensure that appropriate clinical documentation is maintained on all residents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Exhibits confidence in self and others

2. Inspires respect and trust

3. Reacts appropriately under pressure

4. Demonstrated willingness to take action

5. Viewed as a resource by staff

6. Facilitates Daily Stand-Up Rounds and ensures 100% attendance

7. Assumes all management responsibilities during assigned shifts

8. Exhibits critical thinking in the decision making process

9. Demonstrated ability to provide rationale for decisions

10. Includes appropriate individual(s) in decision making process

11. Maintains resident confidentiality and abides by residents’ rights

12. Makes timely decisions

13. Meets deadlines for assigned responsibilities

14. Makes rounds of CC q 2-3 hours to inspect care environment, interview residents, and monitor regulatory compliance

15. Demonstrates ability to prioritize and organize multiple responsibilities

16. Effectively implements change

17. Keeps immediate supervisor informed of all issues, problems, and concerns

18. Maintains effective communication with staff through education, rounds, and feedback on job performance

19. Documentation of events is accurate and comprehensive and recorded on appropriate form

20. Provides a thorough report to next Supervisor that reflects residents’ condition, environmental issues and staffing concerns

21. Facilitates effective communication among shift by reviewing 24-hour report sheet and ensuring that nursing documentation accurately reflects events and appropriate individual(s) notified

22. Adjusts staffing based on census and available resources

23. Demonstrates the ability to identify a problem and offer solutions in a timely manner

24. Encourages and facilitates problem solving skills in staff

25. Collection and analysis of QA data as assigned

26. Ensures accuracy of call-out log, float book, and daily staffing sheets by end of designated shift

27. Initiates Performance Counseling as needed and provides thorough documentation of the event on appropriate form

28. Provides regular performance feedback

29. Coordinated delivery of services within Continuing Care, which involves hand-on care to residents, i.e., nursing, dietary, therapies, activities, housekeeping, etc.

30. Audits nurses’ progress note and resident care / service plans to ensure they reflect care provided as well as residents’ response to care

31. Completes performance appraisals as assigned within the designated timeframe

32. Actively participates in the scheduling process by attempting to fill future vacancies

33. Monitors nursing care for compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations

34. Monitors nursing care for compliance with Erickson policies and procedures

35. Supports and respects diversity

36. Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and development

37. Works with staff to ensure compliance with mandatory in-services

38. Investigates complaints/grievances in a timely manner and thoroughly documents concerns and findings on appropriate form

39. Displays courtesy and respect

40. Manages difficult or emotional circumstances

41. Facilitates effective customer service skills among staff

42. Manages family relationships successfully

43. Works with other supervisors to complete the Supervisors monthly schedule

44. Contributes to building a positive team spirit

45. Exhibits objectivity and openness to other’s views

46. Utilizes creative thinking and good judgment with reallocating staff to accommodate call-outs and vacancies

47. Meets challenges with resourcefulness

48. Displays original thinking and creativity

49. Generates suggestions for improving processes

50. Provides direct resident care as needed

51. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation

52. Performs other related as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


At least 2 years experience.Graduate of Nursing Degree program of college or university required.


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