Nurse Supervisor – Evenings
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Description

Maplewood Care Center is looking for a passionate leader to join our care team as a Nurse Supervisor. As the Nurse Supervisor, YOU will be responsible to supervise the day-to-day activities of the assigned nursing station(s), coordination, planning implementing, and evaluating the nursing services provided to each resident on a 24-hour basis.

Shift: Evenings, with rotating on-call shifts and weekends. 

Nursing Care Functions

  • Directs and oversees the nursing staff to ensure the nursing procedures are followed and reflect the current policies and procedures of the facility.
  • Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules to assure that medications and treatments are being administered as ordered.
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures pertaining to resident care.
  • Perform daily rounds of the nursing unit to ensure that all nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.  
  • Complete and investigate accident/incident reports and assist with abuse/neglect reporting to specific agencies as needed.
  • Acts as a liaison between physician, resident, family and resident care team to ensure physician orders are accurately carried out and documented using the information from the resident’s plan of care.
  • Review new admission and transfers for appropriate assessment and documentation.
  • Assure completion of all necessary assessments required for the RAI process.
  • Participation in the development and ongoing review of the written plan of care for each resident for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches and revisions based on nursing needs. 

Job Requirements


  • Current licensure in the state of employment as a Registered Nurse.
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience in a long-term care or similar settings. 
  • Good problem solver with abilities to make independent judgments utilizing initiative, discretion and the nursing process as needed.
  • Demonstrates leadership ability.
  • Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
  • Ability to prioritize duties.

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Snapshot

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The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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