Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager

Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager

Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager – Senior Living Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation


POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)
SPECIALTY UNIT: Skilled Nursing / Senior Living
LOCATION: Muskegon and Whitehall, MI
SHIFT: Days
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Job Description:


The Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager provides, plans, coordinates or manages nursing care and health education to nursing home residents on assigned unit. Provides supervision to the resident care on the unit, as well as the staff caring for the residents.



Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrates the knowledge and clinical expertise required to effectively supervise all nursing activities in the facility or the units assigned to
  • Reviews and implements all nursing procedures and systems relative to the unit
  • Assesses and evaluates the systems which facilitate the delivery of quality Resident care
  • Assesses and evaluates the performance and competency of staff on unit
  • Performs nursing assessments regarding the health status of the Resident
  • Contributes to the Resident’s assessment (MDS/CAA’s) and the development of a plan of care
  • Evaluates the Resident’s responses to nursing interventions
  • Consults with physician or licensed independent practitioner
  • Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be inaccurate, non-effective or contraindicated 
  • Knows the rationale for the effect of medications and treatments and correctly administer same
  • Accurately reports and documents the Resident’s symptoms, responses, and status
  • Demonstrates measures to promote a safe environment 
  • Designs, promotes, and organizes Resident education and counseling based on health needs
  • Collaborates with the Resident, members of the healthcare team and, when appropriate, the Resident’s significant other(s) in the interest of the Resident’s healthcare
  • Consults with, utilizes, and initiates referrals to appropriate community agencies and healthcare resources to provide continuity of care
  • Uses independent judgment and discretion on behalf of the organization in the performance of these duties while adhering to facility policies and procedures
  • Understands fire and emergency, safety, and security procedures to include elopement
  • Ensures that the charge nurses are adequately supervising the staff on their units
  • Takes calls as assigned
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as requested. Attends in-service and education programs and attends continuing education required for maintenance of professional certification or licensure
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA guidelines at all times and protects confidential information by only providing information on a “need-to-know” basis
  • Understands Infection Control and follows the Company’s Infection Control guidelines
  • Promotes and Protects Resident Rights by assisting Residents to make informed decisions, treating Residents with dignity and respect
  • Perform other tasks as required


Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary


Requirements:

  • Current state license to practice as a nurse.
  • Certification in nursing specialty desired.
  • CPR Certified.
  • Prefer a registered nurse with management or supervisor experience in long-term care or geriatric nursing

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