• Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager (ML)

    Posted Date 6 days ago(6 days ago)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
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    Elderwood at Amherst
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    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.


    • 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.


    • 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.


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