Nurse Adult Day Center (South Evergreen Day Center)
Supervises all aspects of the Adult Day Services Center in accordance with Neighborly Care Network policy, and regulating agencies to provide a protective environment for Adult Day Services participants and provides nursing care and teaching to clients and families/caregivers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides supervision of employees of Adult Day Services program in accordance with Neighborly policies and procedures, develops work assignments and schedules. Does performance evaluations and continually evaluates center for staff needs.
Interviews, hires, orients and trains new employees.
Ensures that Adult Day Services meets all requirements of D.C.F.S., D.O.E.A., A.H.C.A., Neighborly Care Network policies and other surveying and regulating bodies as appropriate.
Ensures maintenance, safety, good repair of physical plant and site.
Evaluates referrals, conducts assessments of potential participants.
Provides nursing care to participants in the ADC program, administers medication and treatment in accordance with physician orders.
Provides regularly scheduled programs for participants on nutrition, personal hygiene, physical fitness, medication, and other related topics.
Communicates with caregivers and health professionals.
Responsible for maintaining documentation in nursing records, implementation of care plans, quarterly reviews and evaluating participant’s status on a ongoing basis.
Facilitates team review meetings as needed for individual participants.
Supervises and facilitates A.C. F.P. program.
Responsible for formulation and monitoring of center budget. Provides for effective utilization of financial resources.
Interprets and markets A.D.S. services to the community.
Referrals of participants to community resources as appropriate.
Facilitates appropriate Center meetings and provides/participates in trainings as appropriate.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of Human Development, including the process of aging.
Record keeping and clerical office procedures.
Skill in effective oral and written communications.
Ability to work efficiently under pressure with deadlines.
Work effectively with community/statewide agencies
Maintain department, agency and client confidentiality. Knowledge of current principles, methods and standards of nursing.
Knowledge of community health and medical resources.
Skill in supervising ,evaluating and monitoring staff.
Ability to provide training workshops.
Directly supervises all employees in the Adult Day Services Center. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Nursing, Gerontology, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Public Health; or related field; or with five years related experience and/or training; or with an LPN license with one year supervisory experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Certified Food Manager (recertification every 5 years)
Abuse and Criminal Background Check
Statement of Good Health and TB Test
Licensed RN/LPN in Florida
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 50 lbs. and frequently lift or move 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in Adult Day Services environment and in office environment. They frequently work with confused, potentially aggressive and upset participants and experience frequent interruptions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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