Unit Manager (Rn)

Prestige Healthcare Ripley , TN 38063

Posted 2 months ago

Summary

Responsible for directing the entire operation of a nursing unit in a long term facility

Qualifications

  • Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing, degree preferred.

  • Licenses/Certification

  • Licensed as a RN (if state requires) or LPN/LVN in state employed.

  • Valid CPR teaching certificate, if applicable.

  • Experience: Three years of nursing experience, of which one year was in a long term care environment.

Essential Functions

  • Performs General Management Functions such as hiring, disciplining and evaluating employees

  • Plans and facilitates meetings and committees to address resident care issues for the unit

  • Manages area of responsibility with the goal of achieving and maintaining the highest quality of care possible.

  • Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating programs that promote the recruitment, retention, development and continuing education of nursing staff members.

  • Contacts physicians as necessary and ensures physicians interventions are timely and appropriate

  • Reviews staffing patterns and census of nursing units, and reassigns personnel when necessary to ensure staffing meets resident needs and budgetary controls.

  • Monitors the clinical operations of the unit and resident's conditions and ensures that appropriate and quality care is administered.

  • Obtains medications, supplies and medical records needed to provide safe, efficient and therapeutic care to residents on a continuing basis.

  • Assists in the orientation of new personnel, monitors their skills and guides and observes staff that may need assistance with procedures.

  • Participates in facility "QA" program

  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Skilled in motivation of staff and leadership.

  • Skilled in work assessment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of state and federal requirements for accreditation and certification.

  • Possesses basic computer skills

  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse resident and employee population.

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Unit Manager (Rn)

Prestige Healthcare