NEW LlTC/ ABI Unit Manager to join our Amazing team of dedicated professionals. This is a great opportunity for an RN to make a difference every day!
What makes National Health Care Associates (NHCA) a GREAT fit for you? When you join NHCA, you become part of a premier provider of short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and post-hospital care. Our care team of more than 7,000 employees in seven states cares for patients throughout the Northeast. We built a comprehensive network of services for each of our 40+ centers, carefully designed to address the individual needs of every person entrusted to our care.
Our mission is to provide our residents and their families with superior care delivered by staff dedicated to the principles of kindness, compassion, service, and excellence in an environment where individuality, dignity, and value of those who are served, as well as those who serve, is nurtured and appreciated. We believe that life, at all stages and with all of its challenges, is a precious gift to be shared and celebrated. It is our privilege to participate in the lives of our residents, their friends and families by offering them not only physical but emotional care, comfort, and support.
At National Health Care Associates…We Touch People’s Lives.
Who You Are:
Kind, Compassionate, Service Minded, & Excellence Driven
What You Will Do:
Verifies that the resident’s physician and family are notified when there is a significant clinical development in the resident’s condition or if the resident requires immediate medical care.
Responsible for yearly written evaluations of all unit personnel and accurately documents their strengths, weaknesses and the steps taken to improve their performance. Such evaluations become part of the employee’s permanent records and shall be used as the basis for determining continued employment and promotional opportunities.
Assumes independent responsibilities for documenting disciplinary concerns for unit staff, including reprimands, oral and written warnings and recommending the suspension or discharge of an employee.
Directs proper handling of resident care emergencies, as well as monitoring glucometer and emergency sign off sheets.
Makes unit rounds and communicates with unit staff concerning new admissions and acutely/seriously ill residents. Monitors appointments/consults and checks daily census and acuity.
Ensures availability of supplies and ensures that all equipment is in proper working order.
Assumes responsibility for receipt of all narcotic deliveries. Reports any missing narcotics and/or discrepancies in narcotics to ADNS. Performs narcotic rounds bi-monthly.
Responsible for removal of any medications from the emergency drug box. Provides for replacement according to facility policy.
Ensures the proper completion of accident/incident documentation and notification to DNS. Performs safety rounds every day.
Attends Resident Care Conferences for unit residents.
Reports changes in condition and weight to Resident Care Coordinator and Dietician, as well as monitoring daily I&O.
Responsible 24 hours per day, 7 days a week for all residents and staff on assigned unit.
Coordinates and/or completes required paperwork for the care planning process including MDS, RAPS, RAP modules, interims, new admits/annuals, etc. (Sections may be delegated to licensed nursing members as appropriate. However, the unit manager will be ultimately responsible for timely completion and accuracy). Monitors once a month matrices and quarterly completion of MDS
Effectuates management systems on unit to carry forward the care plan into daily operations.
Responsible for assigning the duties and responsibilities for all shifts.
Participates in developing quality assurance and CQI approaches to care delivery and assists in ongoing quality assurance of resident care documentation.
Responsible for ensuring staff attendance at all mandatory in-services and for providing ongoing training as needed.
Must comply with infection control principles on the unit and for follow up of infection control issues on the unit as identified by the infection control nurse.
Makes decisions concerning unit staffing, which includes replacing call-outs and reassigning personnel when appropriate.
Performs pharmacy rounds every month, in addition to rounds with MDs. Ensures yearly follow up by psychiatrist.
Processes PT, OT and ST requests.
Follows all Restraint Reduction protocols.
Assures completion of W-10s.
Responsible for change of shift reports and supervisors’ reports.
Forwards discontinued narcotics to ADNS.
Assumes other duties as assigned by the DNS/ADNS.
What You Will Need:
Ability to read, write and comprehend English and to follow oral and written instructions.
Interest in the needs of the aged and the chronically ill, with the ability to work with all residents’ special needs.
Ability to work hours as scheduled based on the requirements of the position/assignments.
Registered Nurse licensed in The State of Maine. Minimum of one year of education or experience in geriatric nursing or rehabilitation preferred.
Knowledge of nursing theory and practice, including the administration of medications.
On-call as necessary. *
What We Offer:
An engaging and supportive work environment where every employee is valued, a rewarding career, and outstanding benefits which currently include:
Medical/RX plans HMO’s & HSA
Multiple Dental Plans
Paid STD with voluntary buy-up
Paid Life Insurance with voluntary buy-up & dependent coverage
401(k)/Profit Sharing Plan
Ample paid time off
Opportunity for advancement
Nursing Scholarship Program
Diversity, Inclusion, & Engagement at National Health Care Associates:
At National Health Care Associates, we not only accept difference, we promote it, we embrace it, and we thrive on it for the betterment of our patients, our employees, and our culture.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected under applicable law.
Submit your resume today or visit our website at www.nathealthcare.com