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Registered Nurse Supervisor - Tsali Care Center
Job Code:2021-09-004
Department:Tsali Care
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Minimum31.69
Salary Midpoint37.24
  
Position Closes:
Open Until Filled

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to assist the Director of Nursing in assessing resident care needs and implementing appropriate action. Implements nursing policies and procedures. Supervises staffing for the nursing department and supervises the quality of nursing care provided to residents

Education/Experience/Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing required.
• Bachelor degree in nursing or related field preferred.
• An active unrestricted NC RN license is required; an active unrestricted RN multi-state license from a state that participates in the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact will be accepted in lieu of an active NC RN license.
• One year of general RN experience required.
• One year of RN supervisory experience required.
• Medical experience in a nursing home setting preferred.
• Current Basic Life Support (BLS) preferred; can be attained within 6 months of date of hire.
• Valid North Carolina driver’s license required.
• 9-12 months would be necessary to become proficient in most phases of this position.

Job Knowledge

• Must have knowledge of the policies, procedures, and guidelines of the CIHA, standard nursing practices, applicable OSHA mandates, and related regulatory controls.
• Ability to understand and comply with applicable Federal, State and local regulations and requirements.
• Knowledge regarding nursing home health care and/or public health nursing with expertise in clinical/coverage issues required.
• Must have an understanding of EBCI culture, life styles and risk factors.
• Knowledge of principles, practices, techniques, and theories of professional nursing in order to plan and provide nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural needs of patients of all ages; specifically, Adult (21-64 years), and Elderly (65-+ years).
• Knowledge of the nursing process and its application to clinical practice.
• Knowledge of the biological aspects of the disease process and illness in order to recognize complications.
• Knowledge of medications and dosages in order to recognize desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use.
• Knowledge and ability to analyze the results of various medical procedures and translate into appropriate nursing interventions.
• Knowledge and ability to independently plan, manage, and organize work in order to meet priorities, accomplish work within established time frames and work in stressful situations.
• Knowledge of the culture and medical health profile of the patient population.
• Knowledge of processes and procedures for establishing, revising, continually monitoring, and evaluating standards for the practice of nursing.