RN Nurse Manager, Full-time, Enfield, CT
The Felician Sisters of North America is seeking a full-time RN Nurse Manager in Enfield who will plan and oversee the day-to-day health services and nursing activities for our 20-bed Care Center with approximately 30 staff members.
This position ensures quality, person-centered resident care and adherence to facility policies, procedures, and standards as well as applicable governmental regulations.The successful incumbent will desire to thrive in an environment that allows for complete focus on quality resident care without any of the stress or pressure of keeping the census high, driving reimbursements or preparing for state surveys.
The Felician Sisters of North America are a Felician Franciscan community of sisters with central convents throughout North America. Our nursing staff provides high quality, clinical care for our Sisters, many of whom are aging in place in their convent homes. Our Health Care Center nursing staff provides nursing care similar to that within a long-term care facility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Set and monitor achievement of goals for the Nursing Department consistent with established philosophy and standards of practice. Participate in the development of Nursing Service’s standards. Communicates and interprets standards to personnel.
- Supervision and oversight of Office Assistant/Enrichment Coordinator, RNs, LPNs, C.N.A.s and Nurse Aides
- Direct and collaborate with the Office Assistant/Enrichment Coordinator for the scheduling of all health services staff members.
- Responsible for meeting required department staffing ratios.
- Monitor compliance with an effective medical record documentation system (MIDS) and LOCAs.
- Prepare and submit reports on nursing department operations, as required.
- Schedule, direct and document regular meetings with the nursing staff. Provide in-service education sessions on a regular basis.
- Direct nursing care conferences.
- Oversee Restorative, Wounds Prevention and Infection Control Programs.
- Assess resident care needs and assist in the individualized plans of resident care and make recommendations for specialized rehabilitation.
- Coordinate the daily functions of the nursing department and interacts with nursing staff, families and physicians.
- Assist with assessment of residents, including hospital visits for intake as appropriate. Prepare or supervises the preparation of work assignments of unit staff.
- Assist with the adjustment of schedules and assignments to staff to meet resident care needs.
- Make regular nursing unit rounds to review work in progress, evaluates resident care and handles routine nursing matters necessary to facilitate operations. Function as a resource for unit staff concerning resident care issues.
- Ensure the accurate documentation of all incidents during shift.
- Evaluate resident’s needs, condition and care and developing nursing care plans for individual residents including rehabilitative and restorative activities, and instruction in self-help. Periodically review care plans with the resident’s physician and nursing team. Make referrals for spiritual and physiological/psychological needs to appropriate personnel.
- Ensure that the physician’s orders are checked along with transfer and pre-admission information. Reviews the resident’s medical and social history.
- Ensure the maintenance of narcotic records and unit records; and that the staff performs accurate charting of resident care.
- Assists with monitoring of the financial oversight of the Care Center as directed by the Health Services Operations Director. Cooperate and coordinate with the Director of Finance in matters pertaining to the financial responsibilities of the Care Center as required. Implement corrective action to meet established financial goals.
- Work with the Health Services Operations Director and the Director of Finance on the Capital and Operating Budget on an annual basis for review and approval.
- Assist with the investigation of complex resident care problems and assist staff in the analysis and resolution of such problems. Assist with the investigation and resolution of complaints from residents, family members and physicians through direct action/intervention or referral to appropriate supervisory/managerial personnel.
- Ensure compliance with resident rights policies and work to resolve resident grievances.
- Attend and participate in department/Care Center meetings, as required.
- Assists with the development, implementation, and monitoring of any plans of correction.
- Work with staff to ensure the availability of all equipment, supplies, and records necessary for effective operations during assigned shifts.
- Ensure employee relations to include recruitment, engagement orientation, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, terminations, job description updates, training, staff development and enforcement of policies and procedures.
- Communicate and collaborate with the Provincial Human Resources staff regarding various Human Resources issues, questions and overall employee management and engagement.
- Attend and participate in meetings, committees, seminars, conferences and in-service training programs as directed.
- Will be available during nights and weekends to address concerns or emergencies as they may arise.
- May perform Registered Nurse duties or C.N.A. duties if required.
- Exhibit behavior and communication which supports a person-centered culture of care where the resident has a voice and a share in decision-making regarding the plan of care.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
- Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in good standing required in the state of Connecticut.
- Minimum of five (5) years of nursing experience in long-term care or similar health care environment required.
- Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a supervisory position required.
- Comprehensive supervisory experience including hiring, employee disciplines, performance evaluations, staff scheduling, staff engagement.
Benefits for Full-time Employees:
- Health Insurance-Affordable employee contributions and low deductible
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Retirement Plan
- Paid Time Off (PTO) including Holidays
- PTO Payout
- Life and AD & D Insurance
- Short-term Disability
- Long-term Disability
- Voluntary Life Insurance
- Voluntary A, D & D Insurance
- Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
- Voluntary Spouse/Dependent Insurance
- Free Parking
- Pay Increases
- Competitive Pay
- Sprint Discount
- Verizon Discount
- Dell Computer Discount
- Well Aware Wellness Program
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Emergency Assistance Fund
- FSNA Care Connection - Deep Discounts on diapers and personal care products
- PayActiv - Access to earned but unpaid wages before payday
- Mentor program - Paid mentor orientation and wage increase while serving as a mentor.
- Clothing Benefit Program for Health Services or Facilities Management employees
- Ticketsatwork.com - Discounted travel and entertainment benefit
- Access Perks - Discounted travel and local retailers
- Perfect Presence Attendance Raffle (Quarterly)
- Employee Referral Bonus
Visit us at feliciansistersna.org to learn more about the Felician Sisters of North America!