RN-Risk Management/QA 3-11 Shift-$5,000 Sign On Bonus - Conestoga View Nursing & Rehabilitation - Lancaster, PA

Rounding and monitoring staff completing task as assignedCompleting audits as determined by QA nurseAssisting with supervision of staff on shiftEducation of staff regarding policy and processes of the facilitySupervises nursing staff in the day-to-day delivery of resident care, including: scheduling job assignments, developing nursing unit priorities, participating in recruitment and selection of nursing staff, orienting new nursing staff, communicating policies and procedures, implementing planned changes, documenting call-offs, arranging for unit staffing needs on the shift, communication of resident issues requiring physician direction to the attending physician, communication of resident change in condition and physician orders to the resident responsible party, providing feedback to staff, evaluating staff job performance, counseling and disciplining employees, as necessary.Monitors and assesses all aspects of resident care, including work performance of nursing staff, efficiency of services provided, according to physician’s orders, care plans, established standards of care and Facility policies and procedures.Administers medication and treatments according to physician’s orders, care plans, and the Facility’s established policies and procedures.Assesses residents’ physical and emotional status and documents any changes in the medical records.Works cooperatively as part of a health care interdisciplinary team to assess, develop, implement, and evaluate resident care plans.Modifies resident care plans in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team as indicated by residents’ responses and conditions.Uses problem-solving skills to make improvements in the delivery of resident care in collaboration with the Director Of Nursing Services.Maintains a safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices in accordance with Facility policies and procedures, including monitoring infection control techniques to prevent the spread of communicable diseases and ensuring that fire and disaster procedures are followed in the case of an emergency.Communicates with residents, residents’ family members, and interdisciplinary team members and management regarding resident status.Attends all department meetings, in-service and/or job skills training, and/or educational programs as scheduled.Makes resident rounds on a regular basis and addresses and corrects any necessary operational issues.Reports all unusual circumstances that may involve the safety and well-being of the residents and staff in a timely manner directly to the Director of Nursing or Assistant Director of Nursing and proposes solutions.Understands, complies with, and promotes all rules regarding residents’ rights and confidentiality. Complies with HIPAA and Corporate Compliance Programs.Promotes harmonious relationships with others and exhibits a positive attitude among the health care interdisciplinary team.Maintains knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to skilled nursing facilities, as well as adheres to, upholds, and enforces all facility policies and procedures.Recognize your role as part of the QAPI efforts of your organization.Attend trainings to build understanding and capacity to undertake QAPI work.Carry out QAPI roles and responsibilities as assigned.Follow established policies and procedures in support of QAPI efforts.Look for and share with leadership ideas for improvement in the organization.Communicate to leadership upon witnessing a positive outcome of a QAPI project or detecting barriers preventing project success.Support QAPI efforts both verbally and non-verbally (i.e., via actions and attitude), including adjusting performance and practice in accordance with QAPI initiatives and findings.Performs additional functions or duties, as assigned by the supervisor.Essential Knowledge, Skills and AbilityEducation/Certifications/ExperienceEDUCATION: Associate’s degree from an accredited school of nursing is necessary. Completion of Bachelor’s degree is preferred.CERTIFICATION: Current RN license is required. Employee must be in good standing with the state. Possession of a current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers CPR certificate is required.EXPERIENCE: Sufficient experience in order to perform daily tasks with an understanding of the duties involved. Prior experience as a Staff Nurse is required. A minimum of one year as a Charge Nurse or supervisory experience in an assisted living facility is preferred.Job Type: Full-time

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