LPN Supervisor

Glen Mills Senior Living

(Glen Mills, PA)

Currently Hiring:

  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time

FT = Full Time | PT = Part Time | OPT = Occasional Part Time

Departmental Accountabilities: Wellness
Reports To: Resident Wellness Director
Desired Education Level: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Travel Required: No
Position Summary:

Administers medication and coordinates medical needs of the Residents with physicians, Resident Wellness Director and family members. Observes, documents and reports significant changes in Residents' condition, recommending changes in care needs. Supervises Wellness team members, determines shift assignments, provides instruction to Wellness team members and ensures care is provided as instructed.

Required Job Functions:

1. Perform all duties and responsibilities with a positive attitude, demonstrates impeccable ethics and integrity.
2. Supports the Resident Wellness Director in ensuring that the Wellness Department follows all company policies and procedures.
3. Uses company tools systems and processes as established to ensure consistency in quality of Resident care, departmental operation, communication and safety.
4. Assists in the planning and exchange of information with other health professionals to assess Resident care needs.
5. Provides physical and emotional support to all Residents including administering medication, measuring and recording temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, etc.
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6. Is in charge of shift; supervises Wellness team members and determines shift assignments, provides instruction to Wellness team members and ensures care is provided as instructed.
7. Ensures communication between shifts.
8. Provides corrective feedback and disciplines Wellness team members.
9. Participates in performance review process from the prospective of supervisor for Wellness team members
10. Participates in the hiring process of Wellness team members.
11. Observes, documents and reports significant changes in Residents' conditions. Completes monthly summary to reflect Resident status.
12. Completes all requires electronic documentation in a timely manner in Move N.
13. Assists with Resident admissions, transfers and discharges.
14. Assists physician and Registered Nurse with specialized procedures as needed.
15. Facilitates Residents in getting to and from social, recreational or other functions.
16. Follows all company policies and state regulations regarding medication management to include receipt, storage, administration, disposition, destruction and documentation.
17. Verifies and stores medications upon receipt.
18. Accepts call-off from Wellness team members and when in charge of residence from hourly staff of all department; replaces call-offs and modifies schedule to ensure proper staffing.
19. Conducts and/or attends in-service training sessions and orientations.
20. Assure Resident safety.
21. Complete Incident/Accident Reports as needed.
22. Responds to Residents’ needs.
23. Respects Residents’ rights, privacy and dignity.

Equipment Required to Operate:

1. Telephone
2. CPR mask or ambu bag
3. Emergency oxygen equipment
4. Medication equipment (i.e., syringes, vials, etc.)
5. Thermometer
6. Sphygmomanometer
7. Computer and MOVE N software
8. Nurse Call System
9. Wander Management System
10. Various Lifting and Transfer Equipment

Requirements:

A. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of standard nursing practices, and state and local regulations is required. Knowledge of medical records maintenance and the ability to handle emergency situations calmly and competently are required. Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing is essential. The ability to communicate in a mode or manner understood by the resident is required. Supervisory skills necessary. Requires frequent lifting, bending, stretching, and standing for long periods of time.
B. Education
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
C. Experience
One year prior clinical experience is preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.
D. Certificates/Licenses
Current LPN license in the state employed is required. CPR certification is required.