RN - Unit Manager (Sign on Bonus)
Location: Panama City
Posted on: November 19, 2021
The Registered Nurse Unit Manager is responsible for delegating
responsibility and accountability for the provision of resident
care according to professional standards of nursing practice in
compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. This
position also implements nursing policies and procedures that
reflect center mission and philosophy. The RN Unit Manager conducts
education, infection control, quality assurance and admission
screening functions as assigned and utilizes resources in an
efficient and economic manner to ensure that each resident achieves
the highest practicable physical, mental and psycho social
Develop and foster an environment that creates and enhances a team
Check twenty four hour physician orders to ensure all documentation
is complete and responsible parties have been notified.
Assure pain is assessed on all new admissions and at least
quarterly (schedule assessments with the ARD date).
Assure "falls" assessments are completed on admissions and at least
quarterly (schedule assessments with ARD date).
Assure restraint assessments and restraints reductions are
documented as needed for each resident. (schedule assessments with
Assure water pitcher sanitation rotation is completed per dietary
department schedule. Train staff and monitor wheelchair,
Geri-chair, merry walker, etc. for proper storage when not in
Train staff and monitor location of linen/trash barrels (must be
moved q 10-15 minutes) when on the halls. Ensure proper storage
when not in use.
Train and monitor proper request for supplies.
Train staff on the importance of utilizing supplies only for
patients to whom they were charged. - . Check rooms for resident's
names on the supplies when making rounds.
Direct and monitor patient care, monitor residents, and resident's
rooms for cleanliness and tidiness.
Ensure chemicals, sharps, and any unsafe items are removed from the
Ensure all liquids are labeled and dated when opened. (ex. Insulin,
saline, etc.) Check for expiration dates and discard as
Train staff and monitor medication carts to ensure they remain
locked when out of the medication room and unattended.
Assist the infection control nurse in maintaining an infection free
environment (check to assure, items such as urine graduates are
labeled, rinsed and turned upside down on a paper towel on the back
of the toilet) hats, bedpans, wash basins, and urinals are properly
rinsed after use.
Assist restorative nursing in maintaining an ongoing bowel and
bladder program (perform random checks to ensure all residents are
being toileted as able and all residents remain clean and dry).
Review the restorative program with the Restorative CNA responsible
for completing weekly Restorative Notes.
Maintain and control staff schedules and assignments. Keep Director
of Health Services (DHS), CCC and Human Resources informed of any
and all vacancies.
Coordinate daily with the DHS to provide communication and
stability to each wing/unit. Attend and contribute to care plan
meetings when the care plan meeting involves a resident from the
Unit Manager's Wing.
Complete Random checks of medication room refrigerators, emergency
box, etc. for expiration dates.
Ensure that partners do not have food in the medication room
refrigerator, or the nourishment room refrigerator.
Assist Infection Control in checking the nourishment room
refrigerator to ensure all items are dated and that dates are
within range/in date per policy. Discard all unlabeled food items
and/or expired food items.
Keep DHS informed of any controlled drugs to be ordered. Attend the
morning meetings and contribute information as need to the
Any other duties as determined by supervisor.
Implement partner relations practices necessary to establish a
positive employer-partner relationship and promote a high level of
Keep supervisor informed of daily activities, and issues. Propose
solutions to issues as appropriate.
Must be able to promote and foster positive relationships with
co-workers; maintain effective relationships with management staff,
other partners, and the general public. Must have timely, regular
Follow all company policies and procedures, state and federal laws
and regulations, and is required to report violations to the
Carry out all duties with a "Commitment to Caring" and in
accordance with the company's mission, vision, and philosophy.
Maintain confidentiality of company information. Demonstrate
honesty and integrity at all times.
Able to respond to change productively and handle additional
projects as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or is a
graduate of an accredited/approved RN program.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One (1) year experience in long term care setting.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in state
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)
Nursing service administration experience preferred.
Primary Location: Florida-Panama City
Shift: 1st Shift
Job Posting: Nov 12, 2021, 3:41:34 PM
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