• Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager (ML)

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/9/2018 1:54 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4685
    # of Openings
    1
    Area of Interest
    Nursing
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Amherst
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    7a-3p
  • Overview

    Elderwood at Amherst is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager for our Memory Lane Unit. 

     

    Elderwood at Amherst is a Long Term Care (LTC) and Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population. We offer specialty programs that include Cardiac Telemetry Services, Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care. Seasons Memory Care is a specialized program for residents living with Alzheimer’s, Dementia and other memory loss conditions.

     

    Why Elderwood? We’re a Strong, Growing Company:

    • Scope: Elderwood has more than 30 locations offering skilled nursing, assisted living, and independent living communities throughout New York State, Rhode Island & Pennsylvania.
    • Clinically Complex Nursing: Elderwood locations offer comprehensive rehabilitation, memory care and specialty subacute programs including cardiac rehabilitation, respiratory care and pulmonary rehabilitation.
    • Continued Growth: New facility acquisitions in New York State and beyond are already on the horizon for 2019.

    Competitive Perks:

    • Benefits: Elderwood offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Programs: We enthusiastically support staff members with the drive and desire to advance their health care career. Through scholarship and tuition assistance programs, Elderwood helps staff members pay for higher education and gives them the opportunity to advance in their career.
    • Robust Referral Bonus: Come on board with us, refer a friend or colleague and be eligible to earn up to $1000!

    Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager Position Overview:

     

    The Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager is responsible for the nursing services rendered for residents on a twenty-four hour basis; involves communication with physician, management of nursing staff performance, and responsibility for nursing care reporting, documentation, planning, implementation and evaluation.

    Responsibilities

    Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager Responsibilities:

    • Assumes responsibility for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a residents' nursing plans of care, and coordination of inter-disciplinary goals and approaches to needs or health problems of residents.
    • Assumes responsibility for the supervision of nursing staff assigned to the unit
    • Assumes responsibility for nursing care given to each resident
    • Leads in-service programs, and serves as a training resource for unit staff.
    • Attends the following meetings: Resident Care Planning Meeting, Staff Meeting, Quality Assurance Committee Meeting.

    Qualifications

    Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager Qualifications:

    • Possession of a RN New York State License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) required
    • Minimum of two years (RN) nursing experience, and at least one year of experience in a nursing leadership role; interest or experience in geriatric/rehabilitation nursing required.
    • Possession of a baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred.
    • Management skills for supervising staff and coordinating care of residents required.
    • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing, utilize creative problem-solving, and handle problems diplomatically required.
    • Caring and compassionate attitude towards residents required.
    • Ability to relate well and communicate with family members of residents required.
    • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.
    • Experience/appropriate training and/or education relative to the types of patients admitted to the specific unit is preferred.

    Apply to this Registered Nurse (RN) Leadership opportunity today! Elderwood at Amherst is located at 4459 Bailey Avenue, Amherst, New York 14226.

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