LPN Night Supervisor

Sunrise Senior Living was again certified as a Great Place to Work® by Activated Insights. This is the 6th time Sunrise has received this top culture and workplace designation, highlighting the special place Sunrise is to be a part of.

JOB ID2023-194391


JOB OVERVIEWThe Night Supervisor is responsible for monitoring the health and wellbeing of our residents and providing leadership support and assistance with hands-on resident care and services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to promoting the overall wellbeing of residents, assisting in training and monitoring of medication administration, communicating with resident support services and families, ensuring quality care and services are being provided and documented in a consistent manner and in alignment with each resident’s Service Plan (SP), and maintaining clinical quality while leading and demonstrating the Sunrise Senior Living mission, “to champion the quality of life for all seniors” in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and Sunrise Senior Living policies to promote the highest degree of quality care and services to our residents.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONSThe unique responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to the essential functions listed below:

Coordination of Health Needs

Identifies on-going care and services needs of residents in promotion of the highest quality resident care outcomes.

Ensures proper evaluation, follow-through, and documentation for residents with a change in condition or health care requirements.

Evaluates, monitors, and follows up with residents who have experienced any fall, accident, or incident; documents and reports as required and directed.

Documents all pertinent information in the resident’s electronic health record.

In collaboration with the neighborhood coordinator, maintains communications with resident’s family and/or responsible party to ensure the assessed needs of the resident are being met and communicates changes and/or outcomes of monthly wellness visits as needed.

Contacts resident’s attending physician when necessary and/or upon family request.

Assists in maintaining wellness files according to Sunrise policies, and federal and state regulations.

Provides clinical support and assistance to community team members as needed.

Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance

Strives for excellent quality care and service delivery.

Demonstrates and is knowledgeable about the following key quality improvement areas:

Resident Centered Care Model

Applicable Quality Indicator

Actively participates in Sunrise Quality Assurance & Clinical Meetings.

Demonstrates and is knowledgeable in the following key regulations:

All applicable Federal, State, and local resident care and services regulations

Residents’ Rights

Resident Assessment process

Assists the RCD and other members of the community team to prepare for regulatory surveys.

Reviews Physician Reports of all new residents as directed by RCD.

Orders medications and equipment as directed by the RCD.

Demonstrates Sunrise practices and guidelines for care and services related to the resident’s skin, nutrition, behavior, falls, pain, and bowel/bladder status.

Assists in implementation, training and monitoring of documentation related to resident clinical and health and wellness care.

Ensures resident changes, concerns and/or solutions are reported to RCD as appropriate.

Medication Programs

Regularly monitors each resident’s medication and treatment profile to ensure each medication and treatment is administered as ordered and documented accurately.

Accurately and promptly transcribes, and or updates physician orders in the resident’s electronic health record.

Demonstrates and is knowledgeable of the Six (6) Rights of Medication Pass (“Right” resident, medication, dosage, time, route, right to refuse).

Acts as liaison for pharmacy services to ensure effective services for residents.

Monitors the medication room, medication carts, and treatment carts for neatness, cleanliness, availability of medications and expired medications.

Assures proper receipt, storage, inventory, and security of controlled drugs.

Resident Care

Responds to guest/resident, family and/or visitors’ request(s) in a timely and professional manner.

Maintains confidentiality of all resident information.

Reviews, updates, and documents changes in residents’ physical and/or behavioral condition in the electronic health record to reflect the change and makes appropriate updates to the service plan to reflect pertinent clinical information and appropriate interventions.

Provides supervisory support by managing the staffing on the assigned shift to include, taking attendance at the beginning of every shift, managing call-offs/no shows, and working to fill open shifts as needed.

Assures all care managers understand their responsibilities for their shift, including their assigned resident group. Participates in crossover meetings by sharing/receiving pertinent information with/from Lead Care Managers.

Carries a resident group assignment on overnight shifts and picks up group assignments in the event of an unfilled call off on day or evening shifts.

Responds to security system and resident call bells promptly and immediately; takes appropriate action including resetting call bells.

Ensures oxygen tanks are stored safely, exchanges resident’s tanks when empty if needed and monitors to makes sure liters of oxygen are at prescribed levels.

Risk Management and Safety

Partners with the community team to ensure community is in compliance with OSHA requirements, Risk Management programs and policies, and adherence to applicable safety rules and regulations.

Practices safety procedures at all times including appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), fire extinguishers, lockout/tagout procedures and use of Data Safety Sheets when needed.

Infection Control

Understands and follows the Sunrise Infection Control & Prevention Program.

Provides training, as needed, to support infection control practices as outlined in the Program.

Understands and practices the proper method of attending to hazardous exposure including, disposing of, and managing the possibility of exposure to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids, infectious waste, used sharps and other hazardous materials.

Reports occupational exposures to blood, bodily fluids, infectious materials, sharp sticks, and hazardous chemicals immediately.

Training, and Contributing to Team Success

Actively participates as a member of a team and is committed to working toward team goals.

Supports onboarding of new team members, including shadowing and skills demonstration.

Demonstrates, in daily interactions with others, is committed to the Team Member Credo.

Committed to serving our residents and guests through our Principles of Service.

Contributes to engagement programs and processes (customer and team member engagement) including participating in the team member engagement survey and engagement improvement planning workshops.

Attends regular meetings; Town Hall, Department Team Meetings, Cross Over, and others as directed by the Supervisor/Department Coordinator.

Maintains compliance with assigned required training, as applicable to this role, to ensure that Sunrise standards are always met.

Experience and Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed throughout this job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Graduate of approved college/school of nursing.

Maintains a current state license as a professional Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN).

Minimum of one (1) year experience in home health, assisted living, hospital, or long-term care environment.

Demonstrates knowledge of nursing practices, techniques, and methods applied to the health and wellness of the elderly population.

Understands applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

Demonstrates good assessment skills.

Ability to delegate assignments to the appropriate individuals based on their skills, role, and interests, and according to the State Nurse Practice Act.

Possesses written and verbal skills for effective communication and the ability to teach and guide team members to provide quality clinical care.

Competent in organizational, and time management skills.

Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

Demonstrates proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel), and Sunrise applications, with the ability to learn new applications.

Ability to work weekends and flexible hours.


Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.

At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day

We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community

The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

Ignite Your Potential

We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.

Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work®


Sunrise considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members to be one of its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on completing and passing a background check and drug test (which does not include marijuana), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Tuberculosis Test, Physical Evaluation). Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination is only required to the extent mandated by applicable federal, state, and local laws and authorities.


Selected candidates will be offered competitive compensation based on geographic location of community/office, skills, experience, qualifications, and certifications/licenses (where applicable).

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