Nurse Supervisor – St. Croix County, WI – New Richmond, WI

This position provides professional nursing care for residents to assure the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times within a safe environment; maintains medical records, administers medications, and develops patient care plans in conjunction with other medical professionals; offers emotional and social support, and attends residents overall physical comfort

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The following duties are normal for this position These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily Other duties may be required and assigned

  • Provides for resident safety, comfort and well-being
  • Reviews and administers medications
  • Assesses the condition of residents; monitors for changes in condition and responds with appropriate action
  • Communicates resident needs or condition changes to physician, family and other staff
  • Performs various treatments including dressing changes, catheter care and/or insertion, etc
  • Documents tasks regarding medications passed, assessments, communications with physician and family, etc
  • Review resident care plans; completes documentation
  • Compiles information requested for physician reviews
  • Assigns, directs, reviews and trains staff work
  • Cleans, organizes and provides supplies for medical carts and rooms
  • Responds to resident requests by assisting to bathroom, walking, medication requests, etc
  • Provides direct patient care including repositioning, hygiene, assessing skin needs, etc
  • Receives information from prior shift; reports information to following shift
  • Verifies narcotics counts at shift beginning and ending
  • Requests medications from pharmacy; enters new medication orders; transcribes orders; faxes orders to pharmacy; pulls medication to return
  • Reports to oncoming shifts
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the principles, standards, practices and techniques of Skilled nursing
  • Knowledge of the dangers inherent in and the precautions to be taken in the use of drugs and other medication
  • Knowledge of local and state rules, regulations, procedures and policies pertaining to nursing services
  • Ability to assign and supervise the work of professional and nonprofessional personnel and to instruct them in practices and techniques
  • Ability to accurately maintain patient medical records and prepare reports
  • Knowledge of electronic records systems
  • Knowledge of PPE and its proper use for personal safety measures
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all resident care information and assure resident rights and privacy are protected at all times per HIPAA
  • Ability to create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth and personal interest as well as a clean environment
  • Ability to work tactfully and cooperatively with residents, families, visitors and entire staff throughout the organization
  • Ability to verbally communicate with residents, families, the public and other members of the organization
  • Must be able to exhibit a warm, cheerful caring manner
  • Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions
  • General knowledge of standard office procedures, practices, equipment and office assistance techniques
  • Knowledge of County and department programs and policies
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and concise records and reports
  • Ability to work the allocated hours of the position

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to communicate appropriately/professionally
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other members of the staff, supervisor, and the public
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and verbal form
  • Must be proficient in workplace English and spelling
  • Ability to read County policies and procedures; written instructions, general correspondence; SDS sheets, safety manuals, maps, etc

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to calculate mathematical calculations

REASONING ABILITY

  • Must be able to remain calm when called upon to assist residents during emergencies
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to develop, interpret and implement local policies and procedures; written instructions, general correspondence; Federal, State, and local regulations
  • Ability to define problems and deal with a variety of situations
  • Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control, and adapt to stressful situations
  • Ability to maintain discretion regarding business-related files, reports and conversations, within the provision of open records law and other applicable State and Federal Statutes and Regulations
  • Organizational and time management skills needed to meet deadlines
  • Must have ability to work accurately with attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and concise records and reports
  • Ability to analyze facts and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions

PHYSICAL AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical and work environment characteristics described in this description are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions or as otherwise required by law Employees needing reasonable accommodation should discuss the request with the employee’s supervisor

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 75 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, frequently requires standing, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions and occasionally requires walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and reaching with hands and arms
  • Work has standard vision requirements
  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word
  • Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels
  • Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data and observing general surroundings and activities
  • Work frequently requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment
  • May work in any area of the facility
  • May be subject to exposure to infectious wastes, diseases, and medical conditions

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work is primarily in a health care setting

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Previous experience working with the elderly or disabled population groups preferred
  • Registered Nurse License
  • Must successfully pass criminal and caregiver background check

Posting Pay Range: $29.01-$39.44

Posting Expected Pay Range: $29.01-$32.02

Department: Health and Human Services – Health Care Campus

FTE: Various

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