Assume responsibility for the development of nursing service objectives and performance standards of nursing practice for each category of nursing personnel.
Assume accountability for the development, organization and implementation of approved policies and procedures.
Direct, evaluate and supervise all Resident care and initiate corrective action as necessary.
Assess/Evaluate Resident care needs and assist in the development of individualized plans of Resident care as related to individualized Resident needs, family involvement and the physician’s plan of care for the Resident.
Assess Resident pre-admission and/or admission information and determine appropriate level of care.
Participate in the Quality Assurance Program, identify concerns and implement corrective action to improve Resident care.
Assist with analysis of incident and accident investigation reports to determine cause(s) and implement corrective action(s), when appropriate.
Assess Resident responses to medication and treatments and make appropriate recommendations for nursing action to be implemented.
Report problems to Administrator conduct daily Resident rounds and initiate corrective action as necessary.
Oversees the directing and implementing nursing service educational programs including, but not limited to, orientation and in-service for licensed and unlicensed nursing personnel.
Conduct monthly (minimum) staff meetings with all shifts for purposes of planning, coordinating and implementing nursing service policies and procedures.
Demonstrate consistent management of nursing service problems, emergency situations, and initiate “life-saving” measures in the absence of a physician.
Holding a current unencumbered license in the State of Nebraska as a Registered Nurse.
Completed training accredited school of nursing.
Maintain licensure requirements set by State of Nebraska.
Competent to provide nursing related services according to scope of practice.
Able to direct and supervise staff.
At least two full years of nursing experience, preferably in long-term care, with proven leadership and management skills.
Cannot have been convicted of any crime related to any services to be provided under this job description, including, but not limited to, moral turpitude, assault or violence.
Adhere to the Code of Ethics adopted by the N.N.A.
Must be able to speak and understand the English language or a language understood by a substantial portion of the facility’s Residents.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Possess personal qualities, which make it possible to maintain good interpersonal relationships; e.g. respect for each person as an individual, kindness, and loyalty.
Comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
Knowledge of developments and literature in geriatrics, medical and rehabilitative nursing.
Ability to function effectively in emergencies and make necessary decisions regarding activities within the unit.
Skill in identifying problems and planning for their solutions.
Additional Salary Information: Pay commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 1000
About Northfield Retirement Communities, Inc.
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) allow retirement aged people to enjoy their golden years with flexible accommodations that are designed to meet their social, housing and health needs as they change over time. Residents entering Continuing Care Retirement Communities sign a Life-Care agreement that provides for housing, services and health services, enabling seniors to remain in a familiar setting with friends and family as they enjoy a care-free retirement.
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