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Trinity Health Sanctuary at the Park_LPN/RN Nurse Manager - Full TIme 3rd Shift in Muskegon, Michigan

POSITION PURPOSE The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Know, understand, incorporate, and demonstrate the Mission, Vision, Values and Guiding Behaviors of Trinity

Health and Trinity Senior Living Communities in behaviors, practices, and decisions.

  1. Consistently demonstrate (leads by example) Sanctuary Values to all internal and external customers (residents,

visitors, volunteers, and associates.) Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, propagating a calm

environment throughout the community. Actively participates / intervenes with direct care as needed and as a role

model in ongoing Sanctuary Training of personnel.

  1. Execute assignments in a culture that is shared and collaborative across all divisions within TSLC.

  2. Maintain departmental procedures that support the necessary operational functions for the department.

  3. As assigned monitors department work hours (including vacation and holiday schedules), personnel (if applicable),

work assignments, etc., to ensure proper work flow and adequate staffing levels in compliance with state minimum

regulations and sanctuary budgeted PPD hours

  1. Evaluate, develop, mentor, coach, counsel and discipline department staff. Supports community personnel from

other departments through coaching and mentoring to help achieve optimum standard of excellence. Addresses

issues of concern through courageous conversation and notifies department manager of any interactions requiring

attention.

  1. Participate in community surveys and when necessary assist in development of a plan of correction for department

deficiencies.

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of Sanctuary initiatives and implementation of the various processes.

  2. Direct the day-to-day functions of the nursing personnel assigned to you in accordance with current rules,

regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care community.

  1. Cooperate with other resident services when coordinating nursing services to ensure that the resident's total

regimen of care is maintained.

  1. Participate in the development, maintenance, and implementation of the community's quality assurance program

for the nursing service department.

  1. Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as necessary.

  2. Complete and file required record keeping forms/charts upon the resident's admission, transfer, and/or discharge.

  3. Chart nurses' notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident, as well

as the resident's response to the care.

  1. Perform routine charting duties as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation

policies and procedures.

  1. Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician while observing the 5 rights of medication

administration.

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  1. Review medication administration, treatment administration records for completeness of information, accuracy in

the transcription of the physician's order, and adherence to stop order policies.

  1. Make daily rounds of your unit/shift to ensure that all nursing service personnel are performing their work

assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards. Report problem areas to the Clinical Care

Coordinator.

  1. Requisition and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the physician, and in accordance

with our established procedures.

  1. Administer professional services such as; catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing

dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and range of motion

exercise, care for the dead/dying, etc., as required.

  1. Assist in training nursing department personnel.

  2. Monitor your shift's personnel to ensure that they are following established safety regulations in the use of

equipment and supplies.

  1. Ensure that your assigned work areas (i.e., nurses' stations, medicine preparation rooms, etc.) and your unit’s

resident’s care rooms and treatment areas are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner.

  1. Ensure that an adequate stock level of medications, medical supplies, equipment, etc., is maintained on your

unit/shift at all times to meet the needs of the residents.

  1. Review care plans daily to ensure that appropriate care is being rendered.

  2. Review complaints and grievances made by the resident and make a written/oral report to the Director of Nursing

and/or Administrator indicating what action(s) were taken to resolve the complaint or grievance. Follow

community's established procedures.

  1. Must function independently, make independent decisions, demonstrate flexibility, personal integrity and ability to

work effectively with residents and personnel.

  1. Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance

with the community policies and procedures.

  1. Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, TSLC Corporate

Integrity Program, Code of Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a

manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Job Number: 00155891

Location: Muskegon, MI

Organization Name: Trinity Health Senior Communities

Facility: TSLC - Sanctuary at the Park

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Evening Shift

Hours: 36

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