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RN Team Leader (SNF)

Company: Wesley Homes
Location: Auburn
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

The RN Team Leader is responsible for coordinating the total care of skilled nursing residents on their assigned unit and shift. The RN Team Leader is also responsible for evaluating and supervising the Certified Nursing Assistants who perform direct nursing care for the residents. This position promotes collaborative relationships among residents, resident families and nursing personnel, and other health practitioners. The RN Team Leader keeps the RCM and DNS apprised of any issues or concerns arising on the assigned unit.
Company Benefit Summary

On-Demand Pay with Dayforce Wallet
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision (mix of HMO and PPO plans)
Education grants
PTO, Holiday Pay, and Personal Holiday of Choice
Food and Beverage Discounts
Employee Assistance Program and more


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

At the start of each shift listen to taped/verbal report and give the report to the CNA's prior to the start of patient care duties.
Makes rounds to observe and evaluate the physical and emotional status of each resident at the beginning of each shift and throughout the shift as needed. Alerts the RCM to resident needs that require immediate attention.
Assigns the responsibility for the direct care of a specific group of residents to the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) based on the needs of the resident and the needs of the facility. Assures that the NAC completes resident care activities in a timely, efficient, and appropriate manner. Assists in problem solving of resident care needs with the resident and NAC. Makes recommendations to the RCM and Staff Development when there are areas of concern regarding CNA's understanding of resident care practices.
Supervises CNA's that are performing direct resident care to assure that the resident's needs are preferences are met. Performs performance feedback, evaluations, and corrective action with appropriate staff as assigned when needed.
Administers medications and treatments in a timely manner and documents as appropriate. Monitors response to medications and treatments and communicates to the physician when necessary. Orders and re-orders medications and supplies when necessary.
Other duties as assigned (Performs narcotic count each shift with the on-coming shift; responds to, evaluated, treats, investigates and documents resident accidents/incidents; documents all resident assessments and treatments; supervises the administration and documentation of dietitian ordered nourishments, supplements and general hydration; etc.)

Education Background

High School Diploma or equivalent.
Associate of Nursing Degree required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Current RN license to practice in Washington State.
CPR and First Aid Certification.

Special Training/Skills

Knowledge of State and Federal regulations as they relate to long-term care facilities.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to perform clinical responsibilities.
Outstanding communication skills with the ability to speak, interpret, and understand conversational English.
Computer skills to include experience in MS Office (Word, Outlook) and Electronic Health Records systems.
Maintain professional competency by independently attending continuing educational offerings.

Work Experience

Previous Nursing experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
Experience with IV's, maintaining pain infusion pumps, and feeding tubes.
Experienced in supervising a staff of multiple employees.

Physical Demands

Ability to stand/walk 4 - 6 hours per day.
Ability to sit for long periods of time for charting, phone consulting, data entry.
Ability to lift up to 50lbs on occasion.
Ability to bend, stoop, and squat frequently for assessment of residents.

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Keywords: Wesley Homes, Auburn , RN Team Leader (SNF), Healthcare , Auburn, Washington

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