Caregiver Supervisor

US-MI-Saginaw
Job ID
2017-2820
Category
Nursing Assistant/Caregivers
Type
Full-Time
Shift
2nd
Travel
None
Schedule
2:30 PM -11:00 PM - Includes Every Weekend

Overview

Directly lead and coach caregivers, medication passers and assistant supervisors on a day-to-day basis to ensure continuity of care.  Ensure staff has adequate supplies, knowledge and skills to provide quality care to our residents.

Responsibilities

 

  • Arrange coverage 24 hours per day and 7 days per week for call-ins and fill-in staffing as applicable in coordination with the scheduler
  • Work as a Caregiver and/or MAP in assigned location in additions to team leader duties
  • Ensure adequate supplies are available for caregivers; reports ordering needs to supervisor
  • Document and counsel caregivers on areas in which they need improvement
  • Provide performance reviews to caregivers in collaboration with Wellness Nurse
  • Ensure new hire and training requirements, including annual trainings, are completed and reviewed with
  • Assess residents’ needs, refer for treatment as needed and communicate medical issues and changes to Wellness Nurse
  • Collaborate with Wellness Nurse on all medication issues, errors and/or problems as they arise
  • Ensure medication error reports are completed and reported to the Wellness Nurse
  • Work as a MAP – set up, administer and record medication
  • Ensure daily tasks of Caregivers are completed on time and to the established standards
  • Provide and receive report from other shifts
  • Coordinate activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities and directing the work of the Caregivers
  • Evaluate and verify employee performance through the review of completed work assignments and work techniques
  • Identify staff development and training needs and ensure training is delivered
  • Maintain records and prepare reports
  • Provide assistance to the Wellness Nurse in updating care plans
  • Uphold the high standards of resident care by monitoring and ensuring the conditions of health, comfort, safety and well-being of residents and others while providing and maintaining a clean and attractive resident care area
  • Evaluate, with staff, the effects of interpersonal relationships with their team and residents and work with them to maintain
  • Maintain a presence on units/halls to be available for assistance and coaching as needed
  • Act as first responder for falls or injuries of residents while ensuring incident reports are properly completed with timely interventions implemented
  • Review employee incident reports and refer to treatment as needed; coordinate training and follow-up on incidents as needed
  • Communicate with families and help resolve issues or concerns
  • Coordinate/proved training to empower caregivers to provide appropriate and excellent assistance and services according to standards of care and safety

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred; some college courses and/or CNA training preferred
  • Two (2) years of experience in caregiving preferred in an elder care/service facility
  • Experience scheduling staff preferred

**Keywords:   Wellspring Lutheran Services, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Caregiver, Geriatric, Senior Services, Residential, Assisted Living, Healthcare, Saginaw**

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