United Methodist Homes - New York RN (Unit Manager) in Pittston, Pennsylvania

United Methodist Homes is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status.

Oversees the continuity of care of the residents in the Nursing Home while supervising the nursing activities performed by charge nurses, certified nursing assistants and all other nursing non-licensed staff during an assigned shift.

  • Receives report from the off going shift nursing supervisor and provides report to oncoming nursing supervisor

  • Makes routine rounds on all units at the beginning and end of his/her scheduled shift

  • Observes, evaluates and assesses residents' physical and emotional status to ensure their needs are met as indicated

  • Assists with nursing staff concerns and takes appropriate action with physicians, other disciplines, residents, family members and nursing staff

  • Ensures the resident care plan is updated with any new problems or concerns and is followed

  • Documents information in a descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident as well as the resident's response to care

  • Assists with nursing staff assessments and takes appropriate action with physicians, other disciplines, residents, family members and nursing staff

  • Ensures the unit environment is safe and in accordance with rules, regulations and guidelines governing current infection control practices

  • Completes all appropriate documentation with regards to resident, employee or visitor accidents/incidents

  • Informs Unit Manager of changes in resident condition (Supervisor)

  • Assists in feeding of residents during meal time when working 7-3p or 3-11p shifts

  • Responds to all resident, family, visitor and staff complaints in a timely manner. Documents all investigations required and communicates to nurse management

  • Monitors medications pass and treatment procedures

  • Informs Director of Nursing Services/ Assistant Director of Nursing Services of all pertinent departmental issues

  • Establish and maintain effective communication with inter-departmental personnel

  • Completes all assigned Quality Assurance audits

  • Is subject to call-back during emergency conditions (severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)

  • Attends all mandatory in-services and seminars for continuing professional education

  • Maintains confidentiality with all resident information in accordance with HIPAA Guidelines

  • Manages subordinate supervisors (Charge Nurses) who supervise Certified Nursing Assistants on the nursing units

  • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws

  • Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school in nursing

  • Valid Pa RN Nursing License

  • 2 years of Unit Manager experience required

  • Current knowledge and practice of accepted standards of professional nursing practice

  • Working knowledge of Pharmacology

  • Extensive knowledge of the RAI process

  • Extensive knowledge of Quality Measures

  • Working knowledge of Medicare Part A and Part B payment systems

  • Must demonstrate competency in skills and techniques necessary to care for residents’ needs as identified through resident assessments, and as described in the plan of care

ID: 2018-1576

External Company URL: www.umhwc.org

Street: 209 Roberts Road