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LPN Supervisor [AL/MS, 7:00AM-7:00PM]

Company: Fort Norfolk Retirement Community Inc
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Harbor's Edge is a premier resort-style Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located on the harbor in Norfolk, Virginia. Harbor's Edge has a $225 million expansion underway, the River Tower, that includes an additional 24-story tower, doubling the square footage and adding 147 residential living units and 20 assisted living units. When complete, Harbor's Edge will have 300 residential units in addition to a 33 bed (Medicare/Private Pay) Skilled Nursing unit and 80 Assisted Living/Memory Care units. The Community will employ approximately 300 employees.The LPN Supervisor of Assisted Living and Memory Support (AL/MS) is responsible for overseeing the Assisted Living and Memory Support departments under the direction of the MS Manager and Health Services Administrator. The Supervisor is expected to provide resident care in accordance with current Federal, State, and local standards, guidelines and regulations. The Supervisor enforces policies and procedures, assists with staffing plans, reports and budgets.The ultimate goal of quality resident care is to enable each resident, where possible, to return to the highest level of functioning, to attain a new stage of independence, or to at least prevent regression. Resident care is not passive maintenance; an active approach will always be taken.Responsibilities

  • Supervise the activities of the Assisted Living and Memory Support departments in compliance with all applicable rules, regulations, and guidelines. Make reports and recommendations to the Administrator as necessary or required concerning the operation of the departments. Must be able to communicate effectively with family members, residents, and physicians in a timely manner.
  • Provide daily supervision of staff to include accountability for making recommendations on hiring, terminations, disciplinary action, training and promotions. Create and assign work schedules and ensure appropriate staffing levels. Orient and train new employees.
  • Oversee development of and compliance with resident care plans, providing direct care to residents as needed. Observe residents for change in condition and report any changes to Administrator and resident's physician, as directed. Document all pertinent/relevant observations, communication with the resident's physician & responsible party, clinical procedures and daily assistance/care by the end of each shift. Handle routine problems and concerns of residents, escalating serious issues to Administrator for review/action plan.
  • Ensure all protocols and procedures are followed. Monitor ongoing operations and participate in assessing compliance with established QA standards. Identify staff educational needs and coordinate training with Administrator.
  • Perform resident assessments as required by regulations and facility policy. Participate in evaluation of new residents and level of care transitions.
  • Develop methods for coordination of the departments' services with other resident services, to ensure the continuity of the residents' total regimen of care. Attend scheduled interdisciplinary resident care meetings.
  • Assist with departmental planning and budgets. Arrange for appropriate supplies and equipment, maintaining compliance with departmental budget.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Attend in-service classes and staff meetings. Assist in developing/updating written policies and procedures and job descriptions.Requirements:Qualifications-
    • High school diploma/GED at a minimum
    • Current state license as an LPN in the Commonwealth of Virginia
    • At least one year of experience in an Assisted Living/Memory Support facility
    • At least one year of experience at this level of responsibility
    • CPR and First Aid Trained with a valid certificate/card
    • VAI/ISP Certification
    • Must be physically able to lift up to 25 pounds
    • Must be capable of sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, reaching, turning, bending, stooping, crouching and kneeling, balancing and maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling, reaching over the head, pushing/pulling, and grasping with both hands
    • Excellent verbal and written skills
    • Able to follow spoken and written instructions
    • Desire to work in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
    • Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general public
    • Must be able to pass a criminal, sex offender, PPD, and drug screeningPI216408900

Keywords: Fort Norfolk Retirement Community Inc, Norfolk , LPN Supervisor [AL/MS, 7:00AM-7:00PM], Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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