Registered Nurse UNIT MANAGER (RN) - Full-Time

Cadia Healthcare - Renaissance - Millsboro, DE3.5

30+ days ago
Cadia Rehabilitation-Renaissance, located in Millsboro Delaware, Sussex County, MINUTES from area LEWES AND REHOBOTH BEACH DE.

Full time Employees are eligible for

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation after 90 days

Generous 401K Benefit!

Full time Registered Nurse with Dementia and supervisory experience for 24/7 responsibility for our residents on our Dementia Unit.

The Registered Nurse /RN Must be able to participate in the On CALL NURSE MANAGER ROTATION

Salary based on Experience!

POSITION DESCRIPTION as a RN UNIT MANAGER.

The Registered Nurse UNIT MANAGER Supervises the day-to-day nursing activities of the nursing unit in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations. To ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. The Unit Manager is accountable for the 24 hour per day, 7 day per week nursing care provided on their assigned unit.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Registered Nurse UNIT MANAGER

The Registered Nurse Unit Manager , RN/BSN:
Assist the Administrative Nursing Services in directing the day-to-day functions of the nursing activities in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
Ensure that reference material (i.e., PDR’s, Federal and State Regulations, etc.) is maintained at the nurses’ stations are current.
Recommend written material that will assist the nursing service department in meeting the day-to-day needs of the resident.
Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as requested by the Administrator or Director of Nursing Services.
Interpret the department’s policies and procedures to personnel, residents, visitors, and government agencies as required.
Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting in DAR format, etc., as necessary.
Attend various committee meetings of the facility as required
Assist in preparing written and/or oral reports of the nursing service programs and activities to submit to such committee(s) as directed.
Review flow sheets for accuracy and completeness.
Other duties as assigned
Inform nursing service personnel of new admissions, their expected time of arrival, room assignment, etc.
Ensure that rooms are ready for new admissions.
Make rounds with physicians providing the physician with pertinent resident information.
Consult with the resident, his/her family, and the resident’s physician in planning the resident’s care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as necessary.
Assure that notification of the resident’s attending physician and next of kin has been completed when there is a change in the resident’s condition.
Visit residents on a daily basis in order to observe and evaluate each resident’s physical and emotional status. Round at 7-8 in AM and report to DON any abnormal findings.
Review nurses’ notes to ensure that they are informative and descriptive of the nursing care being provided, that they reflect the resident’s response to the care, and that such care is provided in accordance with the resident’s wishes. Chart audits
Provide direct nursing care as necessary.
Report problem areas to the Director, or ADON. Assist in developing and implementing corrective action.
Keep the Director informed of the status of residents and other related matters through written/oral reports.
Complete MDS assessments, weekly wound rounds and documentation.
Report to the unit no later than 7am to begin rounds, review 24 hour report, and participate in the report process. Check on-line for all labs and x-ray results everyday before the completion of the shift. Call all abnormal results to the MD and obtain necessary orders.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree form an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved RN program
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hand and arms, frequently throughout the workday.
Must be able to twist/bend/ sit, kneel, squat/crouch occasionally throughout the workday.
Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care
Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel
Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents
Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices
Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.