RN Unit Manager
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Unit Managers are primarily responsible for overseeing day to day resident care, supervising, directing, and developing nurse staff, and reporting to the Director of Nursing to ensure quality patient care within a long-term care center or skilled nursing facility. Unit Managers are required to be dependable and personable liaisons between residents and their families. Unit Managers are tasked with ensuring their unit complies with federal and state regulatory standards and follows company policies and procedures. The daily tasks of a Unit Manager generally include:
- Maintaining and restoring health of the resident
- Acting as a main point of contact between residents and their families
- Addressing and preventing concerns from family members
- Assists in developing, implementing, and adjusting patient care plans as needed
- Supervises, counsels, and provides discipline when necessary, to nurse staff to ensure the highest quality care possible
- Ensures their unit meets federal and state regulatory standards, as well as company policies and procedures
- Collaborates with the Director of Nursing, Nurse Practitioners and Physicians to plan and maintain resident care
- Completes admission and discharge assessments
- Oversees and audits changes made to care plans
- Delivers hands-on care and medicine distribution as needed
- Audits and completes charting, evaluations, medical forms, and other administrative tasks
- Identifies procedural problems and works with the Director of Nursing to resolve issues
- Evaluates, prioritizes, and meets the care needs of each resident
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current registration with the Virginia State Board of Nursing.
- At least one year of experience in supervisory capacity in a hospital or extended care facility, including experience in geriatric nursing.
- Good mental and physical health, sound judgment and high moral standards, and a sincere desire to work with those with limited capacity for self-care.
- Ability to manage and supervise a nursing unit. must show interest and ability when teaching others and assisting in their skills.
- Capacity to grasp new practices and standards and apply their use where appropriate.
- Ability to make independent decisions.
- Ability to understand resident charts, doctor’s orders, nursing care plan and medication orders, and to communicate medical information to residents and staff.
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Staunton Post Acute & Rehabilitation
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