Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid is now hiring Resident Care Manager for our new upcoming Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit!
Collaborates with the Administrator and Directs the Nursing Department to maintain quality standards of care in accordance with current Federal and State standards, guidelines and regulations. Assumes the responsibility for center's 24-hour, 7 days a week operation. Uses their nursing knowledge to insure the Resident's care and management needs are adequately and appropriately assessed and met.
Responsibilities include; the planning, organization, and coordination of the Health Service Department, and the motivation, supervision and in-service training / education of the Health Service personnel. Oversight of the day to day operations of the Department to insure compliance with company policy and regulatory requirements as well as the liason between residents, their families and/or legal representatives and community based service providers. Responsible for completion of a UAS assessment in regards to NYS Medicaid requirements.
Graduate from a state approved nursing school
*Currently registered as a Registered Nurse (RN) in New York State.
*Has a workable knowledge of geriatrics and medications which includes, but not limited to, their use, dosage, side effects and therapeutic effects and routes of administration.
*Has a minimum of two years of experience in the field of nursing and geriatrics and a practicing nurse.