Unit Manager - Nurse RN/LPN
Company: SKLD Muskegon
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Description: The last two years have been the most difficult in
healthcare, maybe ever, I'll bet you never imagined that you would
have to work as hard as you have. Being a nurse is a tough job;
money is important but so is being appreciated for the hard work
you do. The SKLD facilities have a reputation for caring as much
about their employees as they do for their residents. Are you the
best of the best? Do you want to be part of a team for a company
and facility that appreciates you? Join us and watch the magic
happen. What will you get out of it? Tuition reimbursement
Great benefits package including 401k matching
Flexible Time Off
Benefits concierge to ensure all your insurance needs are met
Leadership development and mentoring Principal Duties and
Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Demonstrates the knowledge and clinical expertise required to
effectively supervise all nursing activities in the facility or the
units to which assigned.
Reviews and implements all nursing procedures and systems relative
to the unit(s).
Assesses and evaluates the systems which facilitate the delivery of
quality Resident care.
Assesses and evaluates the performance and competency of staff on
Uses a systematic approach to provide individualized nursing
Performs nursing assessments regarding the health status of the
Contributes to the Resident's assessment (MDS/CAA's) and the
development of a plane of care.
Develops a plan of care based on assessment, implementing nursing
Evaluates the Resident's responses to nursing interventions.
Selects and institutes appropriate nursing intervention which might
be required to stabilize a Resident's condition and/or prevent
Consults with physician or licensed independent practitioner.
Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be inaccurate,
non-effective or contraindicated by consulting with the appropriate
licensed practitioner and notifying the ordering practitioner when
making the decision not to administer medication or treatment.
Knows the rational for the effect of medications and treatments and
correctly administer same.
Accurately reports and documents the Resident's symptoms,
responses, and status.
Demonstrates measures to promote a safe environment for Residents
Designs, promotes, and organizes Resident education and counseling
based on health needs.
Collaborates with the Resident, members of the healthcare team and,
when appropriate, the Resident's significant other(s) in the
interest of the Resident's healthcare.
Consults with, utilizes, and initiates referrals to appropriate
community agencies and healthcare resources to provide continuity
Accepts only those nursing assignments that are commensurate with
one's own educational preparation, experience, knowledge, and
ability and obtains instruction and supervision as necessary when
implementing nursing procedures or practices.
Uses independent judgment and discretion on behalf of the
organization in the performance of these duties while adhering to
facility policies and procedures.
Understands fire and emergency, safety, and security procedures to
Participates in RAI process as indicated or directed.
Ensures that the charge nurses are adequately supervising the staff
on their units.
Takes calls as assigned.
Interprets Company policy and makes decisions based on the
application of those policies where applicable. Supervisory
Responsibility: Supervises employees in the department and others
for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible by
following policies and applicable laws. Uses independent judgment
and discretion on behalf of the organization in the performance of
these duties. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing,
hiring and training Nursing employees, such as CNAs and Nurses;
scheduling, planning, and assigning and directing work; receiving
calls and finding replacements for absent staff; preparing
performance evaluations, monitoring and correcting job performance
of employees, and handling disciplinary action for employees, up to
and including discharge; and fixing and approving timecards for
payroll. Unit Managers with an LPN license will not direct or
manage the work of a Registered Nurse. Salary is based on license
held and experience. #indmun Requirements: Education, Training, and
Experience: Current state license to practice as a nurse.
Certification in nursing specialty desired.
Prefer a registered nurse with management or supervisor experience
in long-term care or geriatric nursing. Minimum of licensed
practical or vocational nurse with experience in long-term care or
geriatric nursing. Specific skills, knowledge, and abilities:
Knowledge of current federal and state laws and regulations that
apply to the practice of nursing in a long-term care setting.
Has strong organizational and time management skills and the
ability to prioritize responsibilities.
Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions,
percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw
Strong ability to manage, supervise, and motivate employees.
Basic computer knowledge is required.
Keywords: SKLD Muskegon, Grand Rapids , Unit Manager - Nurse RN/LPN, Executive , Muskegon, Michigan
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