Registered Nurse

Wilkes, Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany, Yadkin

Position Title:                                                       Registered Nurse

Report Relationship:                                            RN Aide Supervisor

Category of Employment:                                    Hourly

Starting Salary Range:                                        Negotiable

Position Synopsis:                                              Partners with the Agency RN Aide Supervisor to provide supervision for In-home Aides, creates and updates the client's plan of care, and insures the provision of quality services that meet applicable state/federal regulations.

Primary Duties:
  1. Provide general supervision of In-home Aides ensuring quality service is provided to clients.
  2. Conduct needs assessments for clients to ensure the needs of the client can be met by the agency's resources.
  3. Create and regularly update the plan of care for clients according to Home Instead policies and applicable licensing regulations.
  4. Ensure that In-home Aides have the competencies required for the clients to whom they are assigned.
  5. Provide pre-service and in-service training for staff as needed.
  6. Supervise the use of Universal Precautions by all staff.
  7. Oversee the development of an Initial Plan of Care for each Client.
  8. Ensure that each plan of care is updated every 90 days.
  9. Provide supervision of In-home Aides according to state regulations and Home Instead Policies and Procedures.
  10. Assure the provision of training and competency evaluations for In-home Aides.
  11. Ensure the timely and accurate production of all required paperwork for the client's plan of care, Medicaid/Medicare, Home Instead policies and procedures, and state/federal licensing and/or regulations.
  12. Promote the longevity of In-home Aides through supportive supervision.
  13. Report allegations of abuse by the In-home Aides or any other person to the Agency Director, the appropriate licensing board, the Division of Facility Services and any other appropriate state agency.
  1. Must be a currently licensed RN in good standing with the NC Board of Nursing.   
  2. Ability to provide supportive supervision to In-home aides and clients.
  3. Previous geriatric, management, and training experience are preferred.
  4. Ability to provide quality training to staff and to provide an accurate assessment of the competencies of In-home Aides.
  5. Excellent problem solving skills and ability to learn new tasks quickly and to handle a fast paced,challenging environment. 
  6. Experience with handling client concerns and a strong desire to provide the highest quality service.
  7. Meet or exceed minimum qualifications for each of the following background checks: Criminal History and motor vehicle driving record.
  8. Must be bondable.
  9. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  10. Must hold a valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  11. Professional integrity with no history of abuse toward a person.  
Hours are typically Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     

The probationary period for the position is a minimum of 90 days. This position is renewed annually as part of the performance evaluation process. This position is an at-will position; both the employee and the employer can terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without cause or notice. The employee is asked to provide the employer with a minimum of 14 days notice of resignation to prevent the disruption of client services.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by people assigned to this position. The listed duties and functions are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The RN Aide Supervisor may assign other duties as needed. 


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