LPN- Memory Care Supervisor 11p-7a in Bedford, NH at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 7/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking a talented memory care nurse supervisor who has the desire to learn and lead.  This person will provide leadership to our overnight associates, manage clinical documentation and develop staff. This position is a pivotal nurse who will lead the team in active participation at night to ensure our neighborhood is ready for the start of the day.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the general direction of the Resident Care Director, this person will provide direct supervision of the overnight associates in our memory care neighborhood.

Clinical Management:

  • Responsible for the clinical operations of the neighborhood during the overnight shift.
  • Provides direct supervision of nursing, and other patient care providers and support staff.
  • Provides direction and coordination during emergency situations.
  • Supports staff during times of difficult transitions and change.
  • Ability to identify risk management issues and consults with appropriate resources when necessary.

Associate Management: 

  • Facilitates problem solving and conflict resolution with the staff.
  • Participates in the evaluation of the clinical competency of staff.
  • Assists with coordination of new employee orientation.
  • Shows respect for the individual, concern for employee education and career development, and provides an atmosphere in which employees are encouraged to be creative and independent.
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 Leadership and Professional Development: 

  • Leadership style should demonstrate effective communication skills, organization commitment, customer orientation, team orientation, and flexibility.
  • Exhibit a professional approach/demeanor.
  • Utilizes team approach whenever possible and encourages staff.

Performance Improvement:

  • Promotes interdepartmental/intradepartmental communication.
  • Promotes a non-punitive reporting environment and engages with associates to encourage growth and development.
  • Ability to articulate and take action in support resident satisfaction and safety goals.
  • Displays superior customer relations and proactively identifies and responds to patient and family needs.
  • Supports implementation of staff education plans.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES*

Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities and to possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices to safely perform the essential functions of the job:

  • Ability to: deliver care in a manner that is appropriate to the demographics and/ or specific needs of the population served within our community
    • Demonstrates proficiency in assessing, responding and adapting treatment of care to meet the needs of the population we serve
    • Ability to demonstrate courtesy, compassion and respect in relating to patients, families, visitors, and coworkers.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and establish a cooperative, collaborative working environment.
    • Ability to accept constructive feedback and initiate appropriate actions to correct situations.
    • Ability to perform all activities outlined in the unit-specific orientation guidelines and to possess troubleshooting skills.
    • Willingness to identify and take action toward meeting own learning needs.
    • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and respond appropriately to unexpected situations.
    • Ability to receive direction and guidelines from the Department Director before assuming program responsibility, and then function independently.
    • Ability to communicate with designated patient population.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Include 8 hour per day with rotating weekend coverage

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Graduate from an approved school of nursing preferred.
  • Minimum Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse.

Experience:

  • Previous management experience in an Assistant Nurse Manager or Permanent Charge Nurse capacity preferred.
  • Minimum three to five years of relevant direct nursing care experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Current registration in the State of NH as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.
  • Certified in specialty area strongly preferred
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required. Must maintain BLS 

 

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

• Graduate of an approved LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse program (per state requirements)
• Current state licensed as an LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse (as required by state regulation) and CPR certification
• Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable

BENEFITS

We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!