This is a full time day shift position. We are offering a Sign On Bonus of $3,000. Bonus will be paid out in increments of $1,000 after 6 months, 9 months and one year of employment. In addition to nursing supervision, this individual will also be responsible for completion of MDS assessments. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Supervision * Directs and supervises the daily work assignments of the Resident Care Assistants * Is the first point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concerns * Participates in the hiring and termination processes as they relate to resident care associates * Has direct input into performance reviews for care associates and presents reviews with the DON * Has direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents action with the DON * Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job Resident Care * Coordinates care needs with community providers via an effective case management process * Measures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulations * Effectively balances service demands with supporting resident independence * Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents' status * Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the DON, physician, family, RCA's, and Executive Director per state regulations * Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulations * Responds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and knows when to call for backup * Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations REQUIREMENTS * Current state license as an RN and CPR certification * Graduate of an approved R.N program (per state requirements) * Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience working as a nurse preferred * Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable BENEFITS We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!