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RN Unit Manager Full-Time Day Shift

Company: Cambridge Health and Rehabilitation Center
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Cambridge Health and Rehabilitation Center - Cambridge Health & Rehabilitation Center RN UNIT MANAGER for Full-Time Day Shift with On-Call Rotation 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. Who You Are: Kind, Compassionate, Service Minded, & Excellence Driven What You Will Do: Makes decisions relevant to the operation and management of the facility during the assigned shift. 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. Makes decisions concerning staffing in the facility such as replacing call-outs, authorizing overtime, and reassigning personnel when appropriate. Assumes independent responsibility for yearly written evaluations of charge nurses and documents accurately their strengths, weaknesses, and the steps taken to improve their performance. Such evaluations become part of the charge nurses' permanent records and shall be used as the basis for determining continued employment, promotional opportunities, and the amount of any wage increases granted. Assumes independent responsibilities for documenting disciplinary concerns for charge nurses on designated shifts, including reprimands, oral and written warnings, and recommending the suspension or discharge of an employee. Directs proper handling of resident care emergencies. Makes house rounds and consults with charge nurse concerning new admissions and acutely/seriously ill residents. Ensures availability of supplies and that all equipment is in proper working order. Supervises to ensure the proper completion of accident/incident documentation and notification. Functions as Charge Nurse RN in the event that there is a call out and the nurse cannot be replaced. Assists in on-going Quality Assurance of resident care and documentation. Assumes other duties as assigned by ADNS. Conducts in-services during assigned shifts according to pre-determined schedules. Records attendance. Monitors scheduling of physicians' visits and keeps Medical Director advised of any and all discrepancies. Projects the facility's image in a positive light to residents, staff, and community. Maintains a positive attitude and rapport with family members. What You Will Need: Ability to read, write and comprehend English; ability to follow oral and written instructions. Interest in the needs of the aged and the chronically ill with the ability to work with both. Ability to work hours as scheduled based on the requirements of the position/assignments. Registered Nurse licensed in the State of employment. 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.

Keywords: Cambridge Health and Rehabilitation Center, Bridgeport , RN Unit Manager Full-Time Day Shift, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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