Primary Responsibilities: Supervises and evaluates all direct resident care and initiates corrective action as necessary. Provides clinical supervision of nursing assistants and Licensed Practical Nurses providing direct resident care. Follows staffing guidelines and makes nursing assignments according to qualifications of staff and characteristics of the resident population. Assumes responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the assigned unit. Ensures that all physician renewal orders and physician documentation is timely and appropriate. Conducts resident rounds, reporting problems to nursing supervisor and initiating corrective action. Identifies resident problems and emergency situations, and initiates immediate "life saving" measures within the scope of nursing practice and in accordance with advance directives. Administers and documents medications, enteral nutrition, and treatments per the physician's order and accurately records all care provided and observations daily. Prerequisites: Graduate of an accredited RN school of Nursing. Current license in Massachusetts as RN. Knowledge of Geriatric Nursing required. Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support in accordance with American Heart Association or American Red Cross standards required. Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.