• Unit Manager

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3359
    # of Openings
    0
    Area of Interest
    Nursing
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    1st
  • Overview

    The Unit Manager team member assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by being responsible for the Nursing services and oversight of social programming for all residents on his/her assigned unit for a twenty-four (24) hour basis; involves communication with physicians, families, co-workers and other Health Care professionals, management of nursing staff performance, evaluating and hiring and the termination of staff, responsible for nursing care reporting, documentation, planning, implementation and evaluation.  This individual will be overseeing the 1st shift short-term/rehab wing.

    Responsibilities

    • Assure responsibility for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a residents’ nursing care plan, and the coordination of the interdisciplinary goals and approaches to the needs or health care problems of residents.
    • Ensure the unit and environment is maintained in good order for the well being of staff and residents.
    • Attend all meetings and required or preferred in-service training as requested by the Administrator and Director of Nursing.
    • Generate and develop ideas, which improve the quality of care for residents or increase job productivity and satisfaction.
    • Encourage involvement and recognize staff for making exceptional contributions.

    Qualifications

    • Possession of a State License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse required.
    • Minimum of two (2) years nursing experience, and at least one (1) year of experience in a Nursing leadership role; interest or experience in geriatrics required, experience with dementia patients desirable.
    • Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Nursing is preferred.
    • Management skills for supervising and coordinating care of residents required. Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing, utilize creative problem solving, and handle problems diplomatically required.
    • Exhibits characteristics of effective managerial leadership skills. These characteristics should include: desire for improvement; builder of trust; creating an environment where staff can experience pride. Their efforts are directed at allowing each worker to perform his or her own work and performing in a manner consistent with the aims and standards of the organization.

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