Unit Manager / Care Team Manager – Dayton, OH 45426


Position Purpose:
The primary purpose of your job position is to provide coordination/leadership of direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by charge nurses and the nursing assistants. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing and Facility Administrator to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

Essential Functions/Accountabilities:
Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position.

  • Follow established policies and procedures and perform duties according to all applicable regulations
  • Utilize equipment/supplies in a safe and effective manner
  • Perform work timely and efficiently
  • Teamwork-work cooperatively with co-workers, supervisors, families, and other departments
  • Create and maintain warm and positive atmosphere, including professional conduct at all times
  • Follow infection control principles/policies
  • Follow facility fire and disaster procedures, including participation in drills
  • Dresses according to Friendship Village dress code, including wearing name badge at all times
  • Direct day-to-day functions of the nurses and nursing assistants in accordance with current rules and regulations that govern long term care
  • Enforce Friendship Village policy and procedures
  • Interpret facilities policies and procedures to staff, residents, visitors, and government agencies as required
  • Review and resolve staff, resident and family complaints
  • Cooperate with other resident services when coordinating plan of care
  • Participate in surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as may be requested
  • Assist in the planning of resident discharges
  • Complete accident/injury reports as necessary
  • Receive physicians telephone orders, and transcribe them accurately to the operate locations
  • Chart nurses notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident and the residents response to the care
  • Chart all reports of accidents/incidents involving residents
  • Record new/changed diet orders and notify dietary department properly
  • Perform and complete admissions, transfers, appoints, and discharges accurately
  • Sign and date all nurses notes and orders
  • Assist with training new employees
  • Attend and participate in mandatory training/in-services
  • Prepare and administer medication per physician order
  • Order prescribed medication, and treatment as needed
  • Ensure that narcotic records are accurate for your shift
  • Notify Director of Nursing or Administrator of all drug and narcotic discrepancies
  • Dispose of drugs and narcotics as required, and in accordance with established procedures
  • Provide leadership to nursing personnel
  • Make frequent rounds of your assignment to ensure that nursing personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards
  • Receive/give nursing report upon beginning and ending of shift
  • Arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services as ordered
  • Review chart, medication administration record and treatment administration record for any changes as necessary
  • Notify resident’s physician and power of attorney or responsible party when there is a change in resident’s condition, new orders, received, any fall or incident has occurred
  • Inspect nursing area are clean and maintained (nurses station, medication cart, treatment cart, medication room, and supply rooms)
  • Administer professional services such as; catheterization, tube feedings, suctioning, applying and changing dressings/bandages, colostomy and drainage bags, ect.
  • Obtain urine, stool and sputum specimens per physician order
  • Taking and monitoring vital signs
  • Informing family members of a residents death, and calling funeral homes when requested by the family, ensure that established postmortem care has been provided
  • Ensure that the residents rooms, are maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner
  • Ensure that adequate stock levels of medication, medical supplies, equipment, is maintained on your unit, at all times to meet the needs of the residents
  • Review resident care plans for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches, and revision based on nursing needs
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident information
  • Ensure that all care is provided in privacy, and that all nursing personnel knock before entering a resident’s room
  • Assess resident’s medical condition, facilitate, and direct treatment
  • Perform additional tasks as required/requested
  • Manage, oversee, and direct the day-to-day functions of the skilled nursing unit in accordance with current rules and regulations that govern long-term care.
  • Oversee the admission and discharge procedures for all residents.
  • Manage and coordinate all HMO procedures.
  • Perform tasks requiring RN licensure and expertise.
  • Assign and direct staff in their daily job tasks.
  • Complete initial resident assessment, evaluate resident’s medical condition, facilitate and direct treatment.
  • Orient families and residents to the unit, as needed provide education to them regarding FV and long-term care.
  • Monitor falls and other resident related risk factors, develop preventative measures/programs.
  • Monitor daily staff performance, conduct performance evaluations and disciplinary measures as required.
  • Coordinate discharge planning for residents/families and FV personnel.
  • Review care plans and resident information sheets for accuracy and completeness.
  • Participate in resident care conferences.
  • Coordinate all HMO information with other affected disciplines; assure appropriate communications are timely and thorough.
  • Review and resolve staff, resident, and family complaints.
  • Interpret facility’s policies and procedures to staff, residents, visitors, and government agencies as required.
  • Perform additional tasks as requested/required.

Working Conditions:

  • Works at nurses station as well as throughout the nursing service areas
  • Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions
  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies, under all conditions and circumstances
  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, and family members, personnel, and visitors
  • Communicates with medical staff, nursing staff, and other departments
  • Works beyond normal working hours, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary
  • Attends and participates in continuing educational activities
  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and hazardous materials

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a licensed RN in the state of Ohio
  • Long-term care experience
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Must be able to relate to and work with residents who are ill, disabled, elderly, hostile, and emotionally upset at times
  • Must deal tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, and state/federal officials
  • Must have patience, tact, able to deal with stress, and willingness to handle difficult situations and residents
  • Must have working contact phone number

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to push, pull, carry, and or move 10-25 lbs regularly and 25-100lbs occasionally
  • Must be able to stand and walk frequently
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, and squat occasionally


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