RN Registered Nurse
Purpose of Your Job Position
The primary purpose of your position is for managing the staffing needs and providing supervision for nursing staff providing direct resident care to ensure quality resident care on the assigned unit. This position assists in staff development.
Such supervision is in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.
As Unit Manager, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Responsible for providing direct resident care in accordance with established plans.
Supervises Clinical Nurses and Nurse Techs. This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties.
You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in his job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
Duties and Responsibilities
Act in the capacity as a Team Leader in a modified primary care setting. Provide regular resident status updates to appropriate personnel.
Supervises Nurse Techs/Clinical Nurse I & II (LPN), and participate in their evaluations. Conduct and document a complete data collection of each resident's medical status upon admission and throughout the resident's course of treatment. Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned resident.
Comply with evaluation, treatment, and documentation of Company guidelines. Maintain ongoing communications with physicians concerning resident care. Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
Assist in recruiting and hiring nursing staff. Provide supervision/counseling as needed to unit nursing staff. Assist with completion of annual performance appraisals for all unit nursing personnel, including competency checklists.
Assist nursing personnel to act in compliance with corporate policies and procedures and regulatory requirements. Monitor compliance with resident record documentation requirements, as directed. Coordinate staffing schedules to ensure adequate coverage.
Ensure compliance with resident rights policies and work with families and other staff, as needed, to resolve grievances. Must complete Preceptor Training. Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
Graduate/Completion of approved/accredited school of nursing. Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice.
Must have a minimum (3) years nursing experience preferred in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility. Minimum one (1) year experience in nursing administration.
Consulate Health Care