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Prestige Healthcare Unit Manager (RN) in Lansing, Michigan

Summary:

Responsible for directing the entire operation of a nursing unit in a long-term care healthcare facility

Qualifications:

  • Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing, degree preferred.
  • Licenses/Certification
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) (if state requires) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) in state employed.
  • Valid CPR teaching certificate, if applicable.
  • Experience: Three years of nursing experience, of which one year was in a long term care environment. Essential Functions:

  • Performs General Management Functions such as hiring, disciplining and evaluating employees

  • Plans and facilitates meetings and committees to address resident care issues for the unit
  • Manages area of responsibility with the goal of achieving and maintaining the highest quality of care possible.
  • Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating programs that promote the recruitment, retention, development and continuing education of nursing staff members.
  • Contacts physicians as necessary and ensures physicians interventions are timely and appropriate
  • Reviews staffing patterns and census of nursing units, and reassigns personnel when necessary to ensure staffing meets resident needs and budgetary controls.
  • Monitors the clinical operations of the unit and resident’s conditions and ensures that appropriate and quality care is administered.
  • Obtains medications, supplies and medical records needed to provide safe, efficient and therapeutic care to residents on a continuing basis.
  • Assists in the orientation of new personnel, monitors their skills and guides and observes staff that may need assistance with procedures.
  • Participates in facility “QA” program
  • Performs other tasks as assigned. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Skilled in motivation of staff and leadership.

  • Skilled in work assessment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of state and federal requirements for accreditation and certification.
  • Possesses basic computer skills
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse resident and employee population.
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