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Health Care District of Palm Beach County  Physician Jobs

RN Job In Riviera Beach, Florida

Nursing Supervisor - Full-time, 3pm-11:30pm, Healey Center

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Company: Health Care District of Palm Beach County Profession/Specialty: RN Location: Riviera Beach, Florida 33403 Type of Facility: Group
Job Description

General Statement of Job

This position oversees and manages all nursing functions for one or more major sections of the Health Care District’s care facilities. Employees perform administrative and supervisory work in managing staff functions and evaluate the effectiveness of the care provided to residents and patients. This position maintains accountability for resident and patient care and staff, and performs duties in accordance with established regulations, policies, nursing standards, and medical instructions.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Reviews and coordinates the shift assignment.  Receives calls from staff calling off, logs information and replaces staff as needed.  Makes rounds to see all residents and staff each shift. 

Assists nurses on the Unit as needed.

Makes recommendations based on the assessed staffing needs for the shift to allocate nursing personnel accordingly.   Recommends staffing patterns to the Director of Nursing.

Provides leadership and acts as a mentor to newly hired staff.

               Supervises staff to ensure quality care is provided to meet resident care needs in accordance with facility policies and procedures and State and Federal regulations. 

               Works with interdepartmental personnel in a collaborative effort to ensure the mental, physical, and psychosocial welfare of each resident and staff is carried out according to federal laws and guidelines.

               Makes recommendations regarding policies and procedures, nursing standards and ongoing instruction to ensure the facility is within national guidelines.

               Supports and demonstrates practices consistent with the mission, philosophy, standards, policies, and procedures of the nursing department.  Ensures nursing staff comply with the facility policies and procedures.  Ensures that practices are consistent with regulatory requirements.

Participates in Interviewing, training, and clinical orientation of staff. 

               Participates in the preparation of meetings on a regular basis gathering and collating information as needed.

               Investigates incidents regarding staff and residents and identifies contributing factors.  Implements preventive interventions as needed.

Serves as an administrative resource and leader for the facility in the absence of other  nursing administration staff.

               Delegates clinical and managerial responsibilities to the nursing staff.

               Serves as a resource to the staff in clinical and managerial decision-making.

Identifies problems and makes recommendations for addressing these problems to the ADON and the DON.

               Interviews applicants for position vacancies on the shift or unit and makes hiring recommendations to the Director of Nursing.

               Conducts/assists with performance appraisals on staff assigned to the shift and collaborates on performance appraisals of employees who work on more than one unit.

               Supervises and disciplines nursing staff as needed when performance is not in accordance with facility standards and regulatory requirements.

               Communicates problems and needs to other departments.

Participates in developing, implementing, and revising the facility's quality assurance program and participates in meetings as required.

               Assists and participates in activities related to the facility inspection or investigation by regulatory or accrediting agencies.

               Conducts meetings to communicate information, changes, or additions in policies and procedures to the department.

Makes rounds of the assigned unit to ensure compliance with standards.

Reviews orders, medical records, shift reports, etc to ensure there is appropriate completion of orders and provision of quality care.

               Prepares written and oral reports for the nursing administrator.

               Assists in the development and implementation of nursing recruitment and retention programs.

               Ensures physicians and families are notified appropriately of any changes in a resident’s condition, transfers, discharges, admissions or any unusual occurrence.  Notifies supervisory staff in the case of emergencies.

Ensures appropriate delivery of nursing services including medication administration, transcription of physician orders, resident assessments and infection control procedures.

               Participates in the MDS process by assessing residents and reviewing the medical records and documents to ensure accurate and complete coding.

               Conducts audits of medical records, MARS, TARS and ADL flow sheets to ensure timely and accurate provision of care and documentation of same.

               Assists with new admissions verifying orders and assisting nurses with the admission assessments.  Ensures pharmacy is notified of admission and new orders. 

Follows up on all Pharmacy problems or missing medications. 

Reviews admission documentation including the interim care plan to ensure it is complete and accurate to meet the resident needs.

               Update care plans as needed when there is a change in a resident condition or care needs.

               Communicates with residents and families to keep them informed of changes in condition or treatment.

               Adheres to professional nursing codes of ethics.

Ensures resident safety and care according to state and federal guidelines.

               Participates as an active member of the Edward J Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Management Team with responsibility for the overall direction of their staff.

               Emergency duty may be required of the incumbent that includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to threats or disasters, man-made or natural.

Position Qualifications


Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Diploma in Nursing required.


Four (4) years experience as a licensed nurse required, two (2) of which shall be acquired in a supervisory/lead capacity in caring for critically/terminally ill or long-term care persons.


Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.


State of Florida, Department of Health Registered Nurse required.

The Health Care District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace. Veterans preferred. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in the application process or candidates with other questions should contact Human Resources.


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Health Care District of Palm Beach County  Physician Jobs
About Health Care District of Palm Beach County

Dedicated to the Health of the Community The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an integrated public health system established in 1988 as a special taxing district that is an equal opportunity employer of approximately 1,000 employees. The Health Care District's mission is to ensure access to a comprehensive health care system and the delivery of quality services for the residents of Palm Beach County. The Health Care District provides challenging and fulfilling employment opportunities through its health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a nationally recognized Trauma System, adult and pediatric services at the four C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, a School Health program which staffs registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, a pharmacy operation, a long-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and its acute care hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, in rural western Palm Beach County. 

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