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LVN/RN Supervisor

Company: Westwood Post Acute
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Westwood Post Acute as CMS 5-Star Rated for Quality of Resident Care US News Best Nursing Home 2022-2023 Long Term Care is located close to the cities of Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, and Milpitas. We're known to be one of the largest facilities in the Bay Area with a 258-bed capacity, making us home to top-rated healthcare professionals throughout the City of San Jose. We're looking for an RN/LVN Supervisor with a compassionate mindset and a passion for service. A supervisor who loves caring for patients knows how to develop lasting trust, commitment, and reliability. We are looking for someone passionate in the healthcare field to join our Skilled Nursing Facility or Sub-Acute Care!Job Title: RN/LVN SupervisorFacility: Westwood Post AcuteFacility Type: Skilled Nursing Facility and Subacute CareLocation: 1601 Petersen Ave, San Jose, CA 95129, USAPosition Type: Full TimePay Range: *Depends on Experience and License*Department: Director of NursingAll new hires must be COVID-19 Vaccinated or have medical or religious accommodations before they start.OUR COMMUNITY:We are committed to providing the best assistance to the population we service, and our communities, to achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible. We bring together a variety of experts and dedicated nurses to work with each resident in achieving their goals. We take great efforts to be leaders in the skilled nursing communityLVN/RN Supervisor's main role is to assist the Director of Nursing in planning, organizing, developing and directing the day-to-day functions of the Nursing Service Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and facility policy and procedures and as may be directed by the Administrator, the Medical Director, and/or the Director of Nursing Services, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. As the Nursing Supervisor, you have delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. In the absence of your supervisor, you are charged with carrying out the resident care policies established by this facility. Other duties are the following:Assist the Director of Nursing Services in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the nursing service department in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.Participate in developing, maintaining, and updating written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department.Interpret the department's policies and procedures to personnel, residents, visitors, and government agencies as required.Participate in developing, maintaining, and periodically updating the written job descriptions for each level of nursing personnel.Ensure that the reference material (i.e., PDR'S, Federal and State Regulations, etc.) maintained at the nurses' stations is current. Recommend to the Director written material that will assist the nursing service department in meeting the day-to-day needs of residents.Ensure that the Nursing Policy and Procedures Manual is current at all times and reflects the day-to-day nursing care procedures used by this facility.Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Director as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the nursing service department.Assist in developing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of the resident's total regimen of care.Participate in the development, maintenance, and implementation of the facility's quality assurance program.Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.Participate in the interviewing and selection of residents for admission to the facility.Participate in developing, implementing, and periodically updating the resident's discharge plan and ongoing plan of care. Assist the resident and Discharge Planning Coordinator and the IDT in planning the nursing services portion of the resident's discharge plan.Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary.Other Adhoc assigned by the Director of NursingEducation/QualificationMust possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or universityExperiencesMust have, as a minimum, 2 years of experience as a supervisor in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility.2 years of LVN/RN Supervisor Experience is a MUSTExtensive experience in Skilled Nursing Facility is PREFERREDSpecific RequirementsMust possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state.Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English languageMust possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.Physical and Sensory RequirementsMust be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.Must function independently, and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which include a medical and physical examination. Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times, hostile people within the facility.Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and /or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet.Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.Benefits:Our commitment to our employees includes benefit programs that are designed to meet the various needs of our employee population. Throughout our network, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through employee contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position.We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Westwood Post Acute, San Jose , LVN/RN Supervisor, Healthcare , San Jose, California

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