CARE INITIATIVES LPN - Charge Nurse in CORNING, Iowa

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITIONUnder general supervision of the Director of Nursing or Nurse Supervisor, the Charge Nurse directs the provision of resident care services for a particular shift and/or unit and supervises the nursing staff assigned to that unit/shift, with responsibility and accountability for assuring that quality nursing care and service to facility residents/families, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and adherence to company policy/procedure occur on that unit/shift. Performs direct nursing services to residents, in accordance with individual plans of care and physicians' orders. Technical assistance, professional guidance, and quality monitoring are provided by administrator, director of nursing, regional consultants, and other nursing professionals on staff.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONFollow established standards of nursing practices and implement facility policies and procedures.Assumes responsibility for unit/shift staff compliance with rules, regulations, standards of practice and facility policy and procedure; assures that residents receive needed nursing care and services on that shift, according to plans of care and physicians' instructions.Interpret existing policies and procedures, rules and regulations to nursing assistants, restorative nursing assistants, residents, families, physicians and agency personnel.Supervise and evaluate all direct... For full info follow application link.EOE / AAP Veterans and Disabled