Pacific Retirement Services

  • Nurse Supervisor (Full time) Sign on Bonus

    Job Location US-CA-Saratoga
    Job ID
    Nursing/Health Services
    Location/Org Data : Name
    Saratoga Retirement Community
  • Overview


    Saratoga Retirement Community is Silicon Valley’s finest retirement destination and leader in the Senior Care Industry.


    Saratoga Retirement Community is a CCRC with a 94 bed skilled unit and a diverse team of RNs, LVNs, Social Workers, and support staff to serve both our residents as well as the community at large.


    Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Matched Retirement Plan, Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay, Employee/Family Scholarship Assistance Program, Career Advancement Opportunities, Employee Referral Bonuses, Training, Paid Uniforms, Public Transportation Reimbursement, Onsite Cafe, Free parking, Fitness and Pool accessible to Employees!


    We currently have an opening for a Nurse Supervisor (Full time).

    Sign on bonus


    • First thing in the morning read through 24 hr report to find out what happened last night
    • Make rounds in the station
      • Check bathrooms – make sure garbage is empty, rooms not cluttered, clear pathway for resident
      • Call lights within reach
      • For those with O2 – signs on door, tubing labeled within the last week, all tubing in bags if not being used, filter was cleaned within the last week
      • Tube feeding – Syringe, tubing, and bag of formula all within the last 24 hours
      • IVs – tubing dated, IV bag has date, time, and nurse initials,
      • Resident’s name outside the rooms are correct
      • Empty beds are ready for an admission
    • Attend stand up meeting daily and discuss change in condition, T.O.s , 24 hr book, review new admits
    • Run, audit, and follow up with nurses to ensure completeness and verification – New orders, no BM, missed entries, baseline care plans, comprehensive care plans, assessments, etc.
    • Train, teach, and improve skills for all nurses. Be ready to assist starting IVs and hanging IVs
    • Check lab binder make sure labs were followed up on – Ward Clerk to ensure we have results for every req and review standing orders to make sure they are done
    • Pharmacy recommendation follow up – MD faxed, received response, if new order carried out, update care plan, appropriate assessment completed if applicable
    • RD recommendation follow up – MD faxed, receive response, if MD agrees then orders carried out, update care plan if appropriate.
    • Investigations on falls – ensure Qrtly update is complete, incident report is complete, care plans updated and linked
    • Psychotropic recommendation follow up – MD faxed, received response, if MD agrees then orders carried out, update care plan, assessment, and consents if applicable.
    • Check I & O 3 day patterning Bowel & Bladder and follow up
    • Check stations for paper and cleanliness – Ward clerk
    • Check DC/expired Narcotics for D.O.N.
    • Emergency help to Charge Nurses
    • 2 PM follow up with Charge nurses for help to prevent overtime
    • Check New admission chart & IDT team notes
    • Check Alert Charting, Change of Condition, etc
    • Follow up standing orders for monthly laboratory
    • Attend weight variance, Skin, and Fall committee meeting weekly and follow up with MD, RP, etc
    • Cover stations while nurses are on break
      • Station 1 12:00pm
      • Station 2 11:00
      • Station 3 11:30
    • Will function as D.O.N. in the absence of D.O.N.
    • Follow up with room changes – Alert charting for 3 days, care plan for 3 days to monitor for patient adjusting to new environment
    • Oder Lab supplies
    • Customer Service with residents and family
    • Discharge follow up orders and supplies
    • Send back feeding pump, IV pump to pharmacy
    • Check E kits for expiration date and replacements if used
    • Check refrigerator and crash cart (CPR) – Ward clerks
    • Check utility rooms
    • Check medication carts and TX carts for cleanliness
    • New admission assessment, B&B, and Pain x 3 days
      • Fall
      • Skin x 1 week – Tx Nurse
      • Skin x 14 days – Tx Nurse
    • 602 for AL or Board and Care
    • Order medication for home with pharmacy of choice for discharges
    • Help with Discharges
    • Help with Admissions
    • Psychotropic meeting
    • Review hospital referrals
    • Recap
    • Care Conferences as needed
    • Base line Care Plans for new admits


    • Current California RN license
    • Strong Assessment & Care Planning skills.


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