Assisted Living Shift Supervisor

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Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge

5565 Tancho Drive, Madison WI 53718
Madison, WI, United States

Phone: 608-230-4000
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Assisted Living Shift Supervisor


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Madison, WI, United States 


Health Care Services, Nonprofit-Social Services

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Full time



Job Description:

Oakwood Village has an exciting opportunity for qualified candidates to join our Prairie Ridge (East Side of Madison) senior living community facility team as a Assisted Living Shift Supervisor. Our Assisted Living Shift Supervisor provides leadership, support and supervision to Assisted Living Resident Assistant staff.  This position coordinates and provides for medical and emergency support for residents of the CBRF in compliance with appropriate codes, with an emphasis on promoting wellness and independence.  Provides clinical and clerical support to nursing staff and oversees operational and customer service issues and requests as needed.  This position is accountable to the Assisted Living Nurse Manager.
The Assisted Living Shift Supervisor position has one shift available:
- Full Time, 80 hours every two weeks on the PM shift from 2:45pm-11:15pm , working every FIFTH weekend!
Why Work at Oakwood?
-Great starting pay plus an additional $0.75 for hours worked on 2nd Shift and weekends (We also pay for experience as well)
-403B Retirement Plan
-Paid Time Off for staff working 37.5 or more hours every two weeks
-Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance offered for staff working 37.5 or more hours every two weeks
-Continuing Education/Tuition Reimbursement Program
Job Responsibilities of a Assisted Living Shift Supervisor (Not intended to be an all-inclusive list)
1. Responds to symptoms of change in mental or physical conditions of residents, provides services to residents that meet their physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual needs, and reports these changes to the AL Clinical Team (Nursing Director, Nurse Manager and other Shift Supervisors).
2. Overall supervision and leadership of Resident Assistants and responsible for completing employee evaluations and corrective actions when necessary, promoting teamwork and the policies of Oakwood. 
3. Monitors med supply and communicates needed refills to pharmacy. Reports any need for follow-up to oncoming staff.
4. Supervises Resident Assistants in passing and recording the administration of scheduled and PRN medications and treatments as needed.  Reports medication errors and fills out appropriate forms.
5. Provides assistance to nursing/clinical staff in maintaining resident charts and records. 
6. Provides back up assistance to residents with Activity of Daily Living (ADLs) to promote independence on a daily basis as part of the Oakwood team.
7. Reports significant resident incidents or injuries to physician and responsible person as they occur. Then sends follow-up reports to the AL Clinical Team.
8. Provides emergency services to CBRF as needed.  Notifies  the appropriate people, e.g., physicians, family, and Nursing Director. Requests RN assistance as needed.  Fills out incident reports as required.
9. Attends appropriate staff development sessions for development and growth.  Attends staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.
10. Participates in discussion and development of resident's individual care plan/ISP; assures that Resident Assistants are familiar with and providing services/support as indicated on each resident's care plan/ISP.
11. Works with Scheduler and assists with scheduling needs as needed.
12. Once an admission is approved, assists nursing staff in providing for a smooth transition for resident and family. 
13. Maintains communication with Clinical nursing staff and Administrator as well as families/responsible persons.
14. Refers individuals with identified problems to appropriate health professionals for further evaluation and management as necessary.
15. Assists in the orientation/education/training of new staff.
16. Motivates and encourages staff to reach their optimal performance level.
1. Associate degree in a health care field or CNA preferred
2. Minimum of 2 years supervisory/management experience preferred
3. CPR certified (can certify on the job)
4. Basic computer knowledge (Word, Outlook, Excel) and keyboarding skills

Job Requirements:

1. Possess a genuine caring and ability to relate well to residents and families.

2. Knowledge and skill in current personal care practices, especially relating to geriatric population. 

3. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize workload.

4. Ability to build and maintain teamwork relationships with other staff.

5. Ability to effectively lead and supervise the Resident Assistants.

6. Ability to perform job responsibilities in a professional, accurate, and conscientious manner.

7. Ability to maintain and protect the confidentiality of information.

8. Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions.

9. Ability to provide leadership that fosters effective teamwork in meeting the mission of Oakwood.

10. Knowledge of DHS 83 codes.