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Assistant Director of Nurses RN (Registered Nurse) - Windsor Chico Creek

Company: Windsor Chico Creek Care & Rehabilitation Center
Location: Chico
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTION:A licensed professional nurse immediately under the Director of Nurses. The Assistant Director of Nurses is to assist the Director as instructed and has the authority of the Director of carrying out given tasks or areas of supervision in the Director's absence.QUALIFICATIONS--- A graduate from an accredited schoolofprofessionalnursingoranapprovedLVNprogram.--- CurrentnursinglicensureasanurseintheStateinwhichpracticing.ARegisteredNurseispreferred.--- Aminimumoftwoyear'sexperienceinsupervision.--- Possession of good mental and physical health.--- Demonstratesleadershipabilityandcapabilitytoworkeffectivelywithalllevelsofpersonnel.--- AbilitytocommunicateeffectivelyinEnglishthroughbothspeechandwriting.--- Administrativeabilitywithevidenceofprofessionalcompetenceandflexibility.--- Workingknowledgeoffederal,state,andcountylawsgoverningskilledcarenursingfacilities.GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: GENERAL--- Assist the Director of Nurses as she/he instructs in areas of personnel, orientation, supervision, and staffing.--- Periodically checks residents' records and reports.--- Keeps the Director informed of potential problems or problem areas within the nursing departmentwith accurate reporting.--- Reviews physician's orders, transfer and admission information for completeness.--- Review transcriptions of physician's orders to resident charts, with medication and treatment sheets toassure that they are accurate and current.--- Assist in admitting, transferring and discharging residents.--- Make weekly skin assessment rounds with the Treatment Nurse.--- Make Licensed Nurses' monthly schedule.--- Work with the consultants as necessary and implement recommended changes as directed by theDirector of Nurses.--- Review, update, and revise resident Plans of Care for appropriate resident goals, problems andapproaches to assure that appropriate nursing care is being rendered. ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSES - Cont'd.Job Descriptions ManualJob Title: Reports to: Supervises:___________________________________ CENTERASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSESJOB DECRIPTIONAssistant Director of Nurses Director of Nursing Services--- All licensed staff--- Certified and non-certified Nursing Assistants--- Restorative Nursing AssistantsJob Descriptions Manual--- Assure that nursing personnel follow established infection control and aseptic techniques when isolation procedures become necessary.--- Review resident charts for completeness and appropriateness of treatment and medication orders.--- Review restraint assessments, pain assessments, oral assessments, psychotropic assessments, andbowel and bladder assessments for completeness.--- Check completeness and accuracy of Intake and Output documentation.--- Participate in Weight Variance and Pressure Ulcer committee meetings.--- Attend staff meetings and in-service classes.--- Review monthly recapped physician's orders with medication sheet, one week before the end of eachmonth to ensure the accuracy in the transcription of physician's orders.--- Others as may become necessary and appropriate or as may be directed by the Director of Nurses orthe Administrator.SUPERVISION--- Is alert to efficient functioning of nursing department with other facility departments.--- Periodically makes nursing rounds.--- Assure that nursing personnel are providing adequate nursing care in accordance with establishednursing service procedure.--- Follow up on correction of findings and deficiencies of Department of Health Services, Consultants,and Quality Assurance Team.--- Review and evaluate nursing personnel and make recommendations to the Director of Nurses.--- Assist in orientation of newly assigned personnel as well as supervise and instruct other nursingpersonnel.--- Assist in supervision and direction of nursing personnel.--- Assist in investigation of unusual occurrence or alleged abuse and promptly notify the Director ofNurses.CONSUMER SERVICE--- Presents professional image to consumers through dress, behavior, and speech.--- Adheres to Company standards for resolving consumer concerns.--- Ensures that all resident rights are protected.

Keywords: Windsor Chico Creek Care & Rehabilitation Center, Chico , Assistant Director of Nurses RN (Registered Nurse) - Windsor Chico Creek, Executive , Chico, California

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