• Posted on: May 17, 2024
  • Location: Memphis, TN
  • Job ID: 20816f83
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Posted on: May 17, 2024
  • Location: Memphis, TN
  • Job ID: 20816f83
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare

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Registered Nurse Supervisor – ICF/ID

 

Compensation: Highly competitive, commensurate with experience.

Relocation Assistance: Yes, on a case-by-case basis.

 

We support Tennesseans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), of all ages, to reach their maximum abilities and to lead dignified and meaningful lives through our Group Homes / Intermediate Care Facilities – meeting the lifelong needs of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 

 

We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse Supervisor for our Intermediate Care Facility – ICF/ID . The ideal candidate will have experience in ICF/ID field (but we will train). This candidate should be capable of providing oversight and training of direct care staff in the monitoring of the medical systems. Additionally, the nurse will participate in team meetings and provide medically related in-services to program staff.

Key/Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Support medically frail people with disabilities
  • Provide ongoing clinical supervision in collaboration with administrated supervisor to all nurses within the region.
  • Organize and provide clinical training in meetings.
  • Serve as a resource to the department members and agency staff by providing information as needed.
  • Select, orient, train, counsel, discipline and direct all nursing staff in collaboration with supervisors in the region.
  • To provide direct assistance in providing clinical coverage as requested by the Nursing coordinator, in any other aspect of the operation of the Nursing Department.
  • Take leadership role in setting up new nurses’ orientation schedules, training and supervision.

SUMMARY 

Provide nursing supervision for License Practical Nurses and ensure follow-up on all clients nursing and medical issues to promote health and wellness.  Provide staff training and monitor for compliance.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Supervise License Practical Nurses in the performance of their assigned duties.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with the Health Service Director at all times.
  • Carry on-call nurse phone.
  • Review medication administration system by observation to ensure continuity and quality.
  • Review documentation of all scheduled and controlled substances as defined by facility policy and pharmacy regulations.
  • Audit drug and pharmaceutical stock in order to provide continuity of administration.
  • Review physician orders to verify the correct implementation.
  • Communicate regularly with nursing staff to review client services and maintain continuity of care.
  • Inspect nursing assessments for completion at least monthly and follow-up as required by the ICF/ID guidelines.
  • Supervise nurses in providing follow up care as identified in the Individual Service Plan. 
  • Implement and maintain an organized tracking system daily for consultations, Special procedures, laboratory procedures, x-rays, immunizations in order to provide accurate and timely acquisition of needed assessments and follow up.
  • Review electronic documentation at least daily to ensure client’s issues are documented and followed up to resolution.
  • Participate in the admission/discharge review process as assigned by Health Services Director.
  • Work closely and in cooperation with other personnel and contracted persons
  • Review, date and sign monthly, quarterly and annual assessments.
  • Act as Health Service Director in that person’s absence.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Education & Experience:

  • Valid Registered Nurses license as issued by the State Board of Nursing and be in good standing with the State of Tennessee.
  • Drivers license with an acceptable driving record.  
  • Previous experience in working with disabled adults is desirable.
  • Prefer experience in supervision of other nurses.
  • Experience with intellectually and developmentally disabled population, preferred but not required.
  • Med/Surg experience
  • Nursing homes, rehabs, or chronic care experience

 

BENEFITS OF JOINING OUR TEAM:

·        Competitive pay

·        Paid Training

·        Great Benefits: Medical, Pharmacy,

·        Vision, Dental, Disability,

·        Employee Assistance Program and Life insurance

·        Paid Time Off

·        Paid Holidays

·        Multiple Shift Options

·        Bonus Programs

·        Tuition Reimbursement

·        Employee Recognition Programs

·        Professional Growth Opportunities

o   Career Path to Leadership for DSPs

o   Career Path to RN for LPNs

·        403(b) Retirement Savings plan

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