Title LPN/RN- Weekend Supervisor
DepartmentHealth Services
Job TypeWeekend Supervisor
Start Date2019-08-23
LocationHealth Services
Post Date2019-08-23
Job Description

Position Overview: To oversee the work of nursing staff in Health Services. To ensure that appropriate clinical documentation is maintained on all residents.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Exhibits confidence in self and others.
  2. Inspires respect and trust.
  3. Reacts appropriately under pressure.
  4. Demonstrated willingness to take action.
  5. Viewed as a resource by staff.
  6. Facilitates Daily Stand-Up Rounds and ensures 100% attendance.
  7. Assumes all management responsibilities during assigned shifts.
  8. Exhibits critical thinking in the decision making process.
  9. Demonstrated ability to provide rationale for decisions.
  10. Includes appropriate individual(s) in decision making process.
  11. Maintains resident confidentiality and abides by residents’ rights.
  12. Makes timely decisions.
  13. Meets deadlines for assigned responsibilities.
  14. Makes rounds of Skilled Nursing Unit every 2-3 hours to inspect care environment, interview residents, and monitor regulatory compliance.
  15. Demonstrates ability to prioritize and organize multiple responsibilities.
  16. Effectively implements change.
  17. Keeps immediate supervisor informed of all issues, problems and concerns.
  18. Maintains effective communication with staff through education, rounds, and feedback on job performance.
  19. Documentation of events is accurate and comprehensive and recorded on appropriate form.
  20. Provides a thorough report to next Supervisor that reflects residents’ condition, environmental issues and staffing concerns.
  21. Facilitates effective communication among shift by reviewing 24-hour report sheet and ensuring that nursing documentation accurately reflects events and appropriate individual(s) notified.
  22. Adjusts staffing based on census and available resources.
  23. Demonstrates the ability to identify a problem and offer solutions in a timely manner.
  24. Encourages and facilitates problem solving skills in staff.
  25. Collection and analysis of QA data as assigned.
  26. Ensures accuracy of call-out log, float book, and daily staffing sheets by end of designated shift.
  27. Initiates Performance Counseling as needed and provides thorough documentation of the event on appropriate form.
  28. Provides regular performance feedback.
  29. Coordinated delivery of services within Health Services, which involves hands-on care to residents, i.e., nursing, dietary, therapies, activities, housekeeping, etc.
  30. Audits nurses’ progress note and resident care/service plans to ensure they reflect care provided as well as residents’ response to care.
  31. Completes performance appraisals as assigned within the designated timeframe.
  32. Actively participates in the scheduled process by attempting to fill future vacancies.
  33. Monitors nursing care for compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations.
  34. Monitors nursing care for compliance with Henry Ford Village policies and procedures.
  35. Supports and respects diversity.
  36. Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and development.
  37. Works with staff to ensure compliance with mandatory services.
  38. Investigates complaints/grievances in a timely manner and thoroughly documents concerns and findings on appropriate form.
  39. Displays courtesy and respect.
  40. Manages difficult or emotional circumstances.
  41. Facilitates effective customer service skills among staff.
  42. Manages family relationships successfully.
  43. Works with other supervisors to complete the Supervisors monthly schedule.
  44. Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  45. Exhibits objectivity and openness to other’s views.
  46. Utilizes creative thinking and good judgment with reallocating staff to accommodate call-outs and vacancies.
  47. Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
  48. Displays original thinking and creativity.
  49. Generates suggestions for improving processes.
  50. Provides direct resident care as needed.
  51. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation.
  52. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:  At least 2 years of experience.  Graduate of Nursing Degree program of college or university.  Basic computer skills required.

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