Nurse Night Supervisor – RN

Location: Syracuse, NY

Registered Nurse - Night Shift Supervisor:

  • Hiring for Registered Nurse - Night Shift Supervisor position.
  • Full-time position available.
  • Work hours: 11:30pm-8:30am.
  • Night shift availability.
  • Weekends off.
  • Overnight shift role.
  • Competitive Compensation:
  • Starting salary of $80,000 per year, with potential for negotiation based on experience.
  • Hospice setting.
  • Location: Syracuse, NY
  • Excellent Benefits Package:
  • 401(k) plan
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount program
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Life insurance policy
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  1. Imagine being part of a Catholic ministry that provides compassionate care to individuals during their journey home. Our ministry values compassion, acceptance, respect, and dignity, and we offer end-of-life care in a home-like setting. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of those who need it most.
  2. Required Qualifications: Registered Nurse license.
  3. Leadership skills are essential.
  4. Experience in creating and implementing care plans.

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for administrative supervision and resident care during evening shift.
  • Maintain safety and security of residents, staff, families, and volunteers during designated hours.
  • Act as liaison with medical Hospice regarding resident care needs, including changes in condition and symptom management.
  • Supervise and support caregivers, ensuring that care is delivered according to standards and policies.
  • Assist with household duties and ensure smooth functioning of both houses.
  • Ensure attitudes and actions align with our core values and mission.
  • Provide compassionate support to residents and families who are grieving or have care-related questions.
  • Respect and honor deceased residents and their families in accordance with customs and traditions.
  • Act as a resource for questions regarding resident care and house operations.
  • Orient and train care staff to maintain excellent standards of care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive shift report and relevant information before the start of the shift.
  • Offer a brief report to the oncoming In House Administrator or designee.
  • Report staffing concerns, caregiver issues, and resident changes in condition.
  • Check on all residents and introduce yourself to family members.
  • Supervise, support, and evaluate caregivers, reporting major concerns to the Director of Resident Care.
  • Conduct evaluations for staff and ensure completion of annual competencies.
  • Communicate resident care problems and needs to Hospice in a timely manner.
  • Set an example of proper care standards through your behaviors and actions.
  • Label and prepare new medications as per policy.
  • Instruct caregivers on new Hospice orders and clinical observations.
  • Follow medication procedures outlined in the On Call manual.
  • Notify caregivers of order changes and ensure proper documentation.
  • Monitor and provide feedback on documentation practices.
  • Orient new staff and keep existing staff's competencies up-to-date.
  • Assist with annual education and training sessions.
  • Arrive ten minutes before shift starts.
  • Receive notification of resident deaths and attend to resident and family needs.
  • Provide administrative support and presence to families, residents, staff, and volunteers.
  • Ensure staff attendance and participation in educational classes.

General Responsibilities:

  • Familiarize yourself with safety systems and evacuation plans.
  • Be knowledgeable about Core Standards of Care.
  • Work with staff to find replacements for last-minute call-offs.
  • Authorize overtime and shift changes.
  • Make necessary adjustments to staffing schedule or tasks as needed.
  • Work on the floor if no other options are available.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • The In House Administrator supports the mission, vision, and values.
  • The In House Administrator is sensitive to the needs of palliative care patients.
  • The In House Administrator maintains confidentiality at all times.

Equipment Used:

  • Computer, printer, phone, copier, fax machine, calculator.
  • Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, electronic referral software, etc.
  • Various medical equipment and instruments, including hoyer lift, stretcher chair, wheelchair, and oxygen.
  • Fire and security systems.
  • Safety Equipment: Latex or vinyl protective gloves, gown, and mask for potentially infectious tasks.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, use hands, and perform repetitive motions.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 20 pounds frequently or constantly.
  • Moderate mental and visual attention required for machine operations, reading, and documenting resident information.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a typical medical environment.

About the Area:

  • Syracuse, NY, offers unique shops, restaurants, and lakeshore trails around Onondaga Lake.
  • Home to the New York State Fair and several universities and colleges.
  • Rochester, NY, is nearby and offers a vibrant arts and culture scene.
  • Located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario, Rochester is known for its historic Erie Canal.
  • Approximately 90 minutes from Niagara Falls and Finger Lakes wine country.
  • Just a 6-hour drive from New York City.
  • Rochester hosts world-class events and attractions, such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival.
  • The area is also rich in parks and outdoor recreational activities.
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