Nursing Supervisor

Little Flower Children And Family Services
Wading River, NY, US
Sep 13, 2017
Oct 14, 2017
Contract Type
Job Description

General Statement of Duties:

Promotes and maintains individuals health by developing day to day managements and long term planning for individuals care, directing and developing staff, collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staff, providing physical and/or psychological support for individuals, advocates and families.

Distinguishing Features of Class:

Under general direction of the Vice President of DD Services, the leader in this role will develop/implement tasks geared towards maintaining quality care of the individuals and adherence to OPWDD guidelines.

Illustrative Examples of Work:

  • Accomplishes nursing objectives by selecting, orientation, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, communicating job expectations, planning, and monitoring and completion performance appraisals.

  • Assures quality of care by developing and interpretation of OPWDD guidelines, enforcing adherence to the state board of nursing and other governing bodies

  • Completes individual care requirements by assigning nurses, reviewing charts and participating in regular multidisciplinary team meetings

  • Provides on-call coverage 24/7

  • Actively participate in training staff on AMAP protocols, Choking Prevention and other required trainings

  • Maintains documentation of individual care services by auditing individuals and department records

  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports, identifying trends and anticipated needs

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

  • Covers nursing vacancies and oversees nursing duties at all sites

  • Review therap tracking and follow up with staff/nurses regarding any non-compliance and best practices

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Be able to utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to improve patient quality of care and meet standards

  • Be able to make decisions in the best interest of each individuals care

  • Be able to develop relationships with community partners

  • Be able to communicate verbally and in writing quality standards of care and expectations

  • Bachelors Degree or Higher

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with OPWDD population

  • Current RN License

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