Elderwood at Amherst is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager for our Memory Lane Unit.
Are you an RN with a penchant for Geriatric Memory Care? Apply today! The Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager is responsible for the nursing services rendered for residents of a thirty-five (35) bed unit; involves communication with physician, management of nursing staff performance, and responsibility for nursing care reporting, documentation, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Possession of an 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 an (RN) 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 subacute unit is preferred.