Welcome to Sancta Maria Nursing Facility. We are a small, non profit center located in Cambridge MA that believes providing the "best patient care, means hiring only the best care givers". Best of luck with your resume submission and the interview process, and hope that you are lucky enough to 'join our family'.
The primary purpose of your job description is to be responsible for the 24-hour coordination and management of resident care activities, unit operations, and nursing personnel on a designated nursing unit or shift in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long term care facility.
Graduation from an accredited RN program preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred. However, for the right, SEASONED LPN who has management background, we would be very interested in talking with you.
Three years of experience with one year of long-term or subacute care experience required. At least one year of supervisory experience required.
Serve as a resource to staff in clinical and managerial decision making, delegates responsibilities to staff.
Assists in developing methods of coordination of nursing services with other resident care services to ensure the continuity of the resident’s total regimen of care.
Participates in inspections (surveys) made by authorized government agencies.
Participates in and assures appropriate assessment of residents, validates nursing staff’s clinical decisions.
Participates in development, implementation and communication of resident’s care plan.
Assures that staff is implementing care plans, performing care activities appropriately, and recognizing changes in resident status.
Makes frequent rounds on nursing unit(s) to ensure that all personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with established nursing standards, and that all resident’s needs are being met.
Monitors documentation procedures of nursing staff. Audits assigned documentation on a daily basis to ensure that all federal, state and facility requirements are met. Follows-up on problem areas with employees and makes oral/written reports to the Director of Nursing.
Follows work assignments, and/or work schedules to complete assigned tasks.
Performs all assigned tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Cooperates with interdepartmental personnel, as well as other departments within the facility to assure that services are properly maintained to meet the needs of the residents.
Within the framework of established staffing patterns, recognizes needs and works to facilitate appropriate assignment of staff.
Meets with staff on a regularly scheduled basis to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas, and/or improvement of services.
Functions in the role of staff nurse or provides direct care to meet the needs of the residents as needed/required.
Ensures that disciplinary action is administered fairly and without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.
Assists and participates in departmental studies and quality projects as required.
Attends and participates in scheduled training and educational classes.
Completes all mandatory inservice programs.
Oversees the orientation of new staff members to the responsibility, determines the competency of new employees, and ensures that appropriate education and mentoring is in place for new staff.
Follows established protocol during fire drills and disaster training.
Follows established universal precautions and infection control policies and procedures when performing daily tasks.
Ensures that staff follows established safety regulations and infection control practices in caring for residents, in their own personal safety, and in the use of equipment and supplies.
Ensures that all work areas and resident care areas are maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner.
Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information.
Knowledge of facility and state mandatory reporting practices regarding any suspected cases of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect.
Report all grievances/complaints made by the resident to your supervisor immediately.
Ensures that all residents are treated fairly with kindness, dignity, and respect.
Monitors nursing care to ensure that all residents are treated fairly and with kindness, dignity and respect.
Reviews complaints and grievances made by the resident or responsible party and submits an oral/written report to the Director of Nursing, what action(s) were taken to resolve the complaint or grievance.