Caregiver Supervisor - Memory Care

US-MI-Saginaw
Job ID
2017-2835
Category
Nursing
Type
Full-Time
Shift
3rd
Travel
None
Schedule
10:00 PM - 6:00 AM, Includes: Every Other Weekend and Holiday Rotation

Overview

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

Responsibilities

  • Works to provide coverage 24 hours per day and 7 days per week for call-ins and arranges fill-in staffing as applicable in coordination with the scheduler
  • Directly supervises a team of assigned Caregivers on the shift
  • Indirectly supervises other Caregivers on the shift
  • Works 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
  • Documents and counsels caregivers on areas in which they need improvement
  • Provides performance reviews to caregivers in collaboration with Wellness Nurse
  • Ensures new hire and training requirements, including annual trainings, are completed and reviewed with
  • Assesses residents’ needs, refers for treatment as needed and communicates medical issues and changes to Wellness Nurse
  • Collaborates 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
  • Works as a MAP – sets up, administers and records medication
  • Ensure daily tasks of Caregivers are completed on time and to the established standards
  • Provides and receives report from other shifts
  • Coordinates activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities and directing the work of the Caregivers
  • Evaluates and verifies employee performance through the review of completed work assignments and work techniques
  • Identifies staff development and training needs and ensures training is delivered
  • Maintains records and prepares reports
  • Provides assistance to the Wellness Nurse in updating care plans
  • Upholds 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
  • Evaluates, with staff, the effects of interpersonal relationships with their team and residents and works with them to maintain
  • Maintains a presence on units/halls to be available for assistance and coaching as needed
  • Acts as first responder for falls or injuries of residents while ensuring incident reports are properly completed with timely interventions implemented
  • Reviews 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
  • Must hold current certified Nursing Assistant Certification in Michigan
  • Experience in nursing or other caregiving
  • 2 years of experience preferred in an elder care/service facility
  • Working knowledge of computers (PC)
  • Experience scheduling staff preferred

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

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