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Wedgewood Nursing and Rehabilitation RN Unit Manager (Days) in Rochester, New York

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Exciting opportunity! The Brook at High Falls Nursing & Rehabilitation is eager to welcome the right candidate to our team as a full-time RN Unit Manager. The individual must have a love for Geriatrics and work comfortably within a team. Our facility is small and we take pride in our family like setting! Responsibilities include providing oversight to the staff and residents during the day shift, ensuring high care standards are maintained.

$1,500 sign-on bonus after probationary period

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

•Must be a Registered Professional Nurse with current New York State license

•Has previous geriatric and/or supervisory experience

•Must be CPR certified.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assume responsibilities for and direct activities relating to health and nursing care of all residents.

• May be responsible for assisting with administration of medication and treatments.

• Accurate reporting and documentation of resident status and care needs information.

• Assist resident's attending physician during visits/rounds.

• Report to physicians residents' condition changes, etc., as indicated.

• Will schedule and obtain laboratory specimens as ordered by the physician or Medical Director.

• Will assist with follow-through or may initiate precautionary measures in case of suspected infection in cooperation with the DON

• Assign personnel and make staff adjustments according to needed coverage to meet resident needs.

• Acquire replacement staff when an employee calls in; assist with scheduling as needed.

•Responsible for supervision of nursing staff, including LPNs and CNAs

• Maintain an open line of communication with the Director of Nursing, Medical Director, Nurse Managers, other departments and consulting agencies of residents' status and needs and staff and unit needs. Responsible for notifying residents' primary contact if residents' status changes.

• Ensure that established policies and procedures including dress codes are followed by departmental personnel.

• Perform any other pertinent duties as assigned by the DON.

• I understand that emergency conditions may require me to temporarily work shifts other than the one for which I have applied and been assigned, and agree to such scheduling change or overtime when necessary to ensure proper operations of Wedgewood as directed by my supervisor.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

• The ability to work in a team concept and communicate effectively with staff at all levels, community groups, families and residents.

• The ability to relate to people in a manner to gain confidence and establish support.

• The ability to organize, plan and manage the activities of a multi-discipline program.

• The flexibility to adjust to changing conditions and situations.

$1,500 sign-on bonus after probationary period

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