Registered Nurse (RN)
Millville, NJ 
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Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
Location: Cumberland County

POSITION SUMMARY:
The RN Nursing Supervisor supports the Center Nurse Executive (CNE) with the delivery of efficient and effective nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes, and patient/family and employee satisfaction during a designated shift.
The RN Nursing Supervisor serves as a clinical operational liaison between the units and the CNE, ADON, and Unit Managers. He/she is responsible for the clinical operations of the Nursing Units including ensuring compliance with Genesis policies and procedures, practice standards and regulations. Additionally, he/she is responsible for facilitating the implementation of the care delivery model and processes, mentoring staff, coordination and communication with other departments, and ensuring patient and family satisfaction

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Administrative:
1.1 Collaborates with the Center Nurse Executive in maintaining adequate nursing
coverage to provide safe nursing care for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week;
1.1 Effectively utilizes existing Client limiting use of overtime and agency
personnel;
1.2 Participates in staff recruitment (i.e. Assist in the interviewing and selection of
nursing personnel);
1.3 Assesses the work performance of nursing staff as it relates to their job description,
unit standards of care and goals of the individual;
1.4 Assists with the Individual Performance Improvement Plan for staff whose
performance does not meet center expectations, and when necessary, recommends or
initiates disciplinary action;
1.5 Recommends and facilitates employee promotions, transfers and terminations;
1.6 Collaborates with other departments to provide timely effective care consistent with
individuals' needs, choices and preferences;
1.7 Answers any/all emergencies throughout the shift (i.e., change of condition, starting
IVs, pronouncement of death);
1.8 Fosters a strong partnership between the medical staff and the department of nursing;
1.9 Makes recommendations to the Center Nurse Executive regarding nursing
care equipment/supplies required to meet the needs of the patients and
assures that adequate supplies are available;
1.10 Promotes a culture of safety to ensure a healthy practice and living environment;
1.11 Participates in meetings to address patient care, survey and/or standards of care
issues as requested;
1.12 Assures that the building is secure during the assigned shift by checking doors and
alarms according to nursing center protocols;

2. Clinical Leadership:
2.1 Works with the CNE to effectively plan, organize, direct and implement a
comprehensive center-wide nursing program;
2.2 Provides nursing leadership in order to meet the goals of the Genesis organization
and the individual center;
2.3 Ensures patient care assignments are consistent with staff competencies, scope of
practice and the needs of the patients;
2.4 Creates an environment that is respectful, team oriented and responsive to the
concerns of staff, patients and families;
2.5 Completes rounds on the units to observe patients and to determine if nursing needs
are being met;
2.6 Provides patient care when required;
2.7 Monitors nursing care to ensure positive clinical outcomes and minimize
rehospitalizations;
2.8 Ensures Point Click Care (PCC) is utilized according to the Business Processes;
2.9 Encourages communication between licensed nursing staff and CNAs during and
between shifts;
2.10 Encourages shift-to-shift communication between incoming and outgoing nursing
staff;
2.11 Ensures timely and accurate compliance of the MDS process and that it reflects the
patient's plan of care;
2.12 Reviews prospective admissions in relation to existing nursing capabilities and
ensures readiness to treat;
2.13 Contacts attending physician to obtain orders as indicated (i.e., admission, change in
condition, etc.);
2.14 Ensures that Physician Orders are followed as prescribed;
2.15 Oversees medication management to ensure adequate supplies and that all
medications are handled in accordance Genesis policy;
2.16 Ensures that patient's attending physician and family or responsible party are promptly notified of any significant change in the patient's health condition;
2.17 Facilitates discharge planning process and provides consultation as needed;
2.18 Investigates patient/family complaints and takes appropriate actions to bring to
resolution;

3. Education:
3.1 Identifies educational needs of the staff and communicates needs to the Nurse
Practice Educator (NPE);
3.1.1 Conducts education in the absence of the NPE;
3.2 Participates in the evaluation of staff competency;
3.3 Assists with the orientation of newly hired nursing staff;
3.4 Demonstrates, teaches and evaluates nursing skills utilized in direct patient care of
the unit's specific patient population;
3.5 Promotes professional development and career opportunities for nursing staff;

4. Quality Improvement:
4.1 Supports the CNE in employing a strong Quality Improvement (QI) process for the
nursing department;
4.2 Ensures that the patients' Care Plans are implemented and periodically reviewed and
modified as necessary;
4.3 Ensures that patient's accident/incident, adverse event and grievances/concerns are
fully documented, investigated, reported and addressed in accordance with Genesis
policies and procedures and the Federal/State rules and regulations;
5. Enhances nursing practice by attending all mandated in-service programs and other GHC and outside professional education programs;
6. Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive Protected Health Information (PHI) at all
times;
7. Stays and works beyond scheduled shift if needed to meet state staffing requirements and/or needs of patients;
8. Performs other duties as requested.

COMPLIANCE:
1. Complies with and promotes adherence to applicable legal requirements, standards, policies and procedures including but not limited those within the Compliance and Ethics Program,
Standard/Code of Conduct, Federal False Claims Act and HIPAA.
2. Provides leadership and support for the Compliance and Ethics Program within management area.
3. Ensures timely and accurate reporting and responses to compliance-related issues and monitors the implementation of corrective action plans related to such issues.
4. Ensures that staff participates in orientation and training programs including but not limited to all required compliance courses and relevant policies and procedures, and that such training is properly documented. Participates in compliance and other required training programs.
5. Provides open lines of communication regarding compliance issues within management area and access to the Integrity Line and ensures that retaliation against staff who report suspected incidences of non-compliance does not occur. Promptly reports concerns and suspected incidences of non-compliance to supervisor, Compliance Liaison or to the Compliance Officer via the Integrity Hotline.
6. Participates in monitoring and auditing activities and investigations, and implementing quality assurance and performance improvement processes, as required.
7. Completes performance reviews and determines compensation and promotions based on the accomplishment of established standards that promote adherence to compliance and quality standards.

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, college or university with a current registered nurse licensure by the State Board of Nursing.
2. A minimum of three years full-time or equivalent clinical experience is required and a
minimum of two years of clinical experience in long-term care nursing with one year in a
management/administrative or supervisory capacity is preferred.
3. BSN preferred.
4. Maintains current BLS/CPR certification (All SNFs and Behavioral Centers; ALFs/ILFs as required by State).
5. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs.
6. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in
accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.

JOB SKILLS:
1. Demonstrates leadership, organizational and critical thinking skills.
2. Strong interpersonal skills.
3. Excellent management skills.
4. Knowledge of computer use.
5. Ability to create a patient-centered environment.
6. Knowledgeable of Genesis policies and procedures, MDS process, state nurse practice acts, and state and federal regulations.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, uniform service member status, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. This practice extends to all aspects of our employment practices, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, firing, promoting, transferring, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, and other terms and conditions of employment.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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