MISSOURI VETERANS HOME PROGRAM
WORKING TITLE: SHIFT SUPERVISOR
REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF NURSING SERVICE
SALARY: $2670.85 (SEMI-MONTHLY) + 9% shift differential
SHIFT: 12 HOUR SHIFTS – EVES/NIGHTS
Supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel engaged on each unit, promoting high quality of care; assess the needs of residents and ensures services are consistent with need.
Eligibility for Classification of Registered Nurse Specialist/Supervisor under the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System. Must have a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Missouri.
Demonstrate knowledge of and promote resident rights, including but not limited to the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse. Promptly report incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violations of residents’ rights.
Follow dress code guidelines as per MVC policy and procedure.
Approach duties with a positive attitude and constructively support open communication, dedication and compassion.
Maintain effective communication with residents, families and facility staff.
Adhere to all established facility and commission policies and procedures.
Promote positive employee relations.
Participate in individual training plan as required.
Work wherever needed within the department and facility.
Ensure privacy of all protected health information to which he/she may have access.
Apply objectives from offered training
Perform duties in a safe manner minimizing the risk of on the job injuries.
Demonstrate knowledge of emergency procedures and respond accordingly.
Demonstrate understanding of the mission statement of the Missouri Veterans Commission Homes Program. Exhibit a willingness to work as a team member in carrying out the mission of the organization. Facilitate implementation of care systems, i.e., falls, infection control, quality management programs, etc.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks, which may be found in positions of this class.)
Direct and evaluate nursing serviced provided on the assigned shift. Ensure delivery of quality resident care during assigned tour of duty.
Monitor work flow of staff and redefine priorities as needed.
Make rounds on all units to ensure resident care needs are met.
Collect data on assigned shift and report to unit manager. Communicate with unit manager regarding pertinent issues related to each unit, i.e. falls, infections, negative outcomes, change in condition, reportable events, complaints, etc. Ensure complete and prompt reporting of incidents with follow-up as necessary to Unit Manager, Risk Management and Director of Nursing Services.
Demonstrate knowledge ofresidents who are at high risk for negative outcomes and communicate to staff at all levels.
Ensure appropriate resident care is documented during shift.
Communicate and participate with interdisciplinary team to provide holistic care.
Communicate with department managers as indicated.
Evaluate, directly supervise, and write performance plans for designated staff on assigned shift. Provide employee counseling and disciplinary action as directed by the DNS. Identify educational needs for the staff assigned to shift and communicate with the SDC and Unit Manager.
Give medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician. Perform a variety of nursing procedures according to acceptable standards of practice such as wound care, catheterizations, tracheal care, tube feedings, administering oxygen, etc. which may require bending at the waist, stooping, crouching, reaching with arms in order to empty catheter, provide dressing changes, etc. Perform finger pinching and grasping for IV therapies, portacath access, etc. Push/pull treatment carts, perform treatments which may require awkward positions, i.e., supporting resident while they are lying on their side and administering a cream medication to affected area, etc. Deliver medication accurately and provide evidence of follow-up observation for effect, adverse reaction or incompatibilities. Push medication carts to the point of medication administration. Open/close medication bottles, punch out medications from bubble packed medication cards, etc.
Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation when indicated.
Stand or walk for extended periods of time, primarily on feet all shift with the exception of breaks and occasional sedentary tasks during giving/receiving report, sitting at desk to transcribe orders, medical record documentation, etc.
Participate in the development and implementation of effective corrective action plans.
Demonstrate knowledge of all nursing care key factors and monthly reports.
Ensure staff monitoring of the dining experience for residents.
Act as a resource for nursing staff.
Attend licensedstaff meetings and monthly management meetings.
Monitor and ensure that incident reports are completed and reported per policy and procedure.
Assist staff with resident care needs as necessary, lifting and moving residents with physical disabilities for positioning, toileting, bathing/showering, transferring, etc. Assist with the delivery and set up of food trays (i.e. carry food trays, cut up food items, open milk cartons/juice containers, etc.). Feed residents.
Assist with transporting residents to/from their room, dining room, recreational therapy programs and elsewhere as required. Push and/or pull equipment, i.e. wheelchairs, whirlpool gurneys, specialized chairs/equipment, etc.
Promote and assist with resident elimination, which includes transfers to and from the toilet, stooping or bending at the knees to empty catheter bags, etc.
Accurately take and record temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, etc.
Use computer and software programs utilized by the facility.
Perform manual electronic data entry.
Respond to internal and external disasters such as fires, tornados, etc., in order to protect residents, staff and property.
Adhere to infection control procedures as trained.
Arrive to work on time and when scheduled, minimize unscheduled absences and schedule sick and annual leave responsibly, as established by Commission policies.
Work overtime as needed.
Work weekends, holidays, evenings, and nights as needed.
Participate in RAI process as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
Physical requirements and activities include: walking, balancing, finger dexterity, pulling, pushing, standing, climbing, grasping, stooping, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching, bending, lifting, supporting, repetitive motion, frequent washing of hands. Essential sensory and communicative activities include: feeling, seeing speaking, hearing, smelling and tasting.
To apply: https://www.indeed.com/job/rn-night-shift-supervisor-a046f4a9582d723a
In person: 620 N Jefferson Street; St James, MO 65559