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UNIT MANAGER - RN - (RN license required)

Company: Liberty Health
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Liberty Cares with Compassion---.

LIBERTY SENIOR LIVING is currently seeking an experienced:

***$10,000 Sign on Bonus***


Full Time, Days


Assist with the process of admissions to include interviewing, assessing, and completion of all pertinent paperwork.
Assess resident needs, develop, and implement a care plan for each resident initially and on an ongoing basis as determined by the needs of the resident.
Report to and obtain orders from physicians regarding each resident. May delegate this to Nurses, Medication Aides, Med Techs and Aides as appropriate and with supervision.
Sets the tone and atmosphere for the Nursing Unit.
Must be willing and able to work as a direct care nurse or aide.
Must be willing and able to administer medications.
Must be knowledgeable and adhere to all Liberty Senior Living Policies and Procedures and state rules and regulations. Supervises services for Facility in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, Facility policies and procedures and the local, state and federal regulations.
Obtain medication for each resident from contract pharmacy. May delegate this as appropriate and with supervision.
Ensures treatments are completed by the Primary Staff Nurse/Treatment Nurse as scheduled during shift and documents appropriately as needed.
Monitors specific skin tears and/or other skin conditions and documents at least weekly or more often if warranted in conjunction with treatment nurse (if appropriate).
Performs CPR when needed.
Deals with employee performance issues on a timely basis and documents actions. This includes issuing counseling forms and suspending or terminating staff at the discretion of the Director of Nursing.
Makes suggestions toward improving patient care and/or working conditions.
Documents concerns and reports to Director of Nursing.
Promotes and maintains the highest moral and professional standards
Ensures labs and orders from consults are completed properly and timely.
Point Click Care - must utilize the program as designed and trained. Must complete audits for Nurses, Medication Aides, Med Tech and Aide task documentation. Must train and supervise the Nurses, Medication Aides, Med Techs and Aides in the use of Point Click Care for each resident.
Responsible for supervision the resident care employees and implements and/or makes recommendation for disciplinary action as necessary.
Participates in preparing and delivering job performance evaluations for resident care employees in accordance with company polices and returns to the DON.
Ensures there is proper documentation of all resident care staff performance issues.
Monitors, coaches and mentors to ensure ongoing quality performance of resident care staff.
Assists in maintaining and updating job descriptions and employees records.
Orients, trains and leads by example to ensure resident care staff are aware of and practicing by approved care policies and procedures.
Assists in training medication administration to appropriate staff.
Coordinate resident services with other professionals as ordered by the physician or as assessment and care plan dictate.
Follow the facility infection control program, train staff, ensure compliance and assist with annual reviews.
Order and maintain medical supplies as necessary with proper accounting program for charging residents for personal items.
Conduct, document, and report weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual assessments of resident as prescribed by the Point Click Care program. May delegate this to Nurses, Med Tech/Aides as appropriate with supervision.
Coordinate with families and update families on a weekly and/or monthly basis on the status of resident as well as contacting immediately in the event of fall, sickness, etc.
Maintain and supervise medication administration, medication ordering, medication count of controlled substances, and charting for each resident.
Train resident care staff on emergency procedures to be followed regarding fire, disaster, and resident incident and care issues.
Ensure proper staff coverage. Assume and arrange for on-call responsibilities and respond to calls of an emergency nature from resident and/or supervisor on duty as needed even if reporting to work is necessary to assess the situation.
Follow all policies and procedures, model relationship and leadership abilities, and work cooperatively and supportively with the residents, family members and friends, professionals, Administrator, department heads, supervisors, and all other staff.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing.
Must be willing and able to take on-call duty and be available by telephone during on-call periods.


Must be at least 21 and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be a Registered Nurse with 3 years' supervisory experience in ACH, CRCF or Skilled Care. Must be qualified as Supervisor-in-Charge based on the ACH/Skilled rules of the State of practice. Must have experience in working with geriatric and dementia residents. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills.
Must be able to be cheerful and represent a positive, professional first impression at all times.
Must be willing to care for geriatric patients and have a genuine concern for their welfare.
Must be willing to delegate, supervise, receive, understand, and follow orders.
Must be willing to work and cooperate well with other nursing staff, other departments, and families and visitors.
Must be kind and respectful to patients, staff, and visitors.
Must be able to use equipment without jeopardizing the safety of self, others, or equipment and use supplies safely and economically.
Demonstrates neat appearance, dress code, and good personal hygiene.
Must read, know, and follow personnel, department, and Community policies and procedures.
Must attend in-service training and other staff meetings as required as well as complete online training.

Visit www.libertycareers.com for more information.
Background checks/drug-free workplace.


Keywords: Liberty Health, Wilmington , UNIT MANAGER - RN - (RN license required), Executive , Wilmington, North Carolina

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