Nursing Care Supervisor

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Jul 06, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Function
Management, Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose:Job Description Details:

                                                                       

General Summary:

Is responsible for supervising health care services including assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, providing, and supervising direct care to adult day care participants.  Leads the development and ongoing review of each participant's plan of care to ensure continuity of care and medical oversight. Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other adult day care staff to ensure, as reflected in the care plan, the quality of care given. Provides care for young and senior adults.  Utilizes knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient's age to ensure that care provided meets the unique, physical and psychosocial needs of the participant.  Involves the participant's caregiver(s), physician(s) and outside organizations and agencies in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the participant as needed.

                                     

Works closely with the director in a leadership capacity to provide administrative and direct care related to the nursing and medical needs of the center and its participants. Assesses current activities, outcomes and problems in a clinical setting, evaluates alternative approaches and implements programs/practices that impact the scope of the problem on micro and macro levels. Supports the center's director to ensure nursing care and medical services meet all State and Medicaid regulatory requirements including timely completion of required documentation.

Follows all applicable State and Federal regulations related to the provision of Medical Adult Day Care Programs and Services. Age Appropriate Competency: Young and Senior Adults. For Medicaid purposes, the individual in this position is designated as the center's Health Director.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

  • Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse
  • Gerontology certificate preferred
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Possesses a minimum of three years of clinical nursing experience in a health care setting, 5-10 years of clinical nursing experience preferred Possesses a minimum of one year of experience leading and overseeing health care programs for adults Demonstrates ability to work in a leadership capacity Demonstrates superior critical thinking and problem-solving skills Possesses superior organization and time management skills Demonstrates ability to provide formal and informal health education to individuals and small and large groups Demonstrates competency in developing care plans based on medical history, diagnoses, medications, treatments, test results and other clinical indictors in order to maintain or improve participant outcomes Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of health conditions commonly seen in young, middle and senior adult populations Possess an interest in senior care issues and long term care Demonstrates ability to read, write, speak and comprehend the English language Demonstrates computer skills including internet searches, Excel, Word and Power Point.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.