Jewish Senior Services
  • Clinical Support Services
  • Per Diem
  • Flex Hours

SUMMARY: The Nursing Supervisor provides administrative leadership throughout the Home. S/he assumes authority and provides coordination between all management levels. S/he is responsible and accountable for all resident/patient care and assures that quality care is delivered in accordance with Jewish Senior Services core value, policies and procedures.

Reports To: Director of Nursing

Titles Supervised: Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, Unit Associates, Special Needs Assistants

Hours Per Week: Per Diem Hours



Essential Responsibilities:

1.Maintains established department policies, procedures and objectives to ensure that the standards of nursing practice are consistently met throughout The Jewish Home. Transcribes physician orders accurately. Comprehensive documentation in the medical record. Follows investigative protocols.

2.Upholds the nursing program during the shift through allocation of nursing personnel, coordination of activities, and supervision of staff and serves as a clinical resource as needed.

3.Demonstrates knowledge and skill to provide care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to age, needs and abilities of the resident/patient. Interacts professionally with staff, physicians, patients and families to ensure that care is effectively and efficiently delivered.

4.Communicates effectively to all staff through verbal reports and written documentation and attends necessary Administrative meetings to disseminate important information to off shift staff.

5.Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs.

6.Evaluates nursing performance and takes appropriate action making specific recommendations to the Director.

7.Maintains confidentiality at all times.

8.Completes successfully the core competencies of the Nursing Supervisor.

9.Works beyond normal working hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary. Scheduled hours may change to meet facility needs. May need to perform duties of other positions when necessary.

10.Maintain current resident care plans on all residents under his/her care.

11.Performs all other duties as requested.



Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing; BSN preferred

Experience; 1-2 years supervisory experience in a geriatric healthcare setting preferred

Licensure; RN, State of Connecticut, CPR certification



Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile residents within the facility. Ability to handle multiple demands and deadlines; Ability to read and communicate effectively; Ability to utilize various software packages to carryout position responsibilities

This description of responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Jewish Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Accordingly, all applicants for employment and all persons employed in any capacity are treated without regard to race, color, national origin, religious affiliation, age, gender, sexual preference, marital status, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, physical or mental disability, Vietnam Era Veteran or other veteran status or any other legally protected class.  The fair and equitable treatment imposed by this policy encompasses, but is not limited to, all aspects of the employment process including: personnel recruitment, advertising, all hiring practices, promotions and transfers, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, benefits, selection for training, layoff and terminations, and all facility sponsored social and recreational programs.

Jewish Senior Services will strive to make a reasonable accommodation, as required by law, for qualified individuals with known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is currently employed unless doing so would result in an undue hardship on the operation of its business.  Any individual who believes they may require such accommodation should contact Employee Relations at 203-365-6457.

It is the responsibility of all staff to conform to both the letter and spirit of this Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement. The designated person at Jewish Senior Services for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Soncerria Holland, 203-365-6456,


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