Office/Agency: 
Cardinal Ritter Senior Services
Position Description: 

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services has a job opening for a full-time RN Nurse Manager. This position is located at Mary Queen & Mother Center, 7601 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63119. Cardinal Ritter Senior Services is a not-for-profit organization that values its employees and provides services to improve the quality of life for senior adults by promoting and providing health assistance, housing facilities, social services and programs, and volunteer opportunities in St. Louis City and County, as well as in St. Charles, Jefferson, Franklin and Warren Counties. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. We also bring the mission to life by expressing the core values of love, compassion, hope and integrity.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Identifies resident care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual residents and family members.
2. Promotes each resident’s independence by establishing resident care goals; teaching and counseling residents and family members; reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.
3. Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to residents, families and staff members.
4. Meets residents’ needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
5. Ensures nursing staff members follow nursing guidelines and standards of practice.
6. Maintains nursing operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing nursing operational and personnel policies and procedures.
7. Assures adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements; and to state and federal regulations.
8. Ensures resident care requirements by assigning nursing staff and following up on work results.
9. Maintains nursing staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees as needed; also, monitoring, and appraising job results.
10. Interfaces in a positive and professional manner with all departments within CRSS and maintaining positive employee morale.
11. Assists in completing the Minimum Data Set (MDS) in a timely manner, utilizing the information for individualized care planning. Ensures nursing attendance at resident care conferences as scheduled.
12. Ensures that the medical record is maintained, all pertinent, routine and necessary information is documented.
13. Protects residents and employees by interpreting and enforcing infection control policies and protocols; medication administration standards; medication storage procedures and controlled substance regulations.
14. Ensures the availability of medical equipment; makes provisions for the proper care, use, storage, and billing of supplies and equipment.
15. Maintains nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports; identifying trends; and anticipating needed supplies.
16. Provides performance evaluations in according to policies and procedures.
17. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending and participating in inservices, seminars, workshops, reviewing professional publications, and participating in professional organizations.
18. Contributes to the team effort by maintaining a cooperative relationship with other disciplines; by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; and participating in team problem-solving methods.
19. Performs all duties in a professional manner, showing kindness, consideration, and cooperation in regards to residents, families, visitors, and staff.
20. Responsible for ensuring staff members follow HR Policies and Procedures.
21. Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be currently licensed and qualified as a Registered Nurse in the State of Missouri.
2. Must possess a specialized interest and experience in geriatrics and nursing care of the chronically ill and convalescent adults.
3. Must possess knowledge of regulations governing skilled nursing facilities.

Contact Details: 

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to hr@crssstl.org. Or send fax to (314) 961-1934. Or complete an application on our website www.cardinalritterseniorservices.org