Essex Group Management Corp. Unit Manager Nurse (RN or LPN) in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Unit Manager Nurse (RN or LPN)
New Bedford, MA
Title: Unit Manager – Clinical Head Nurse (RN or LPN)
Located in lively downtown New Bedford with scenic views of the ocean, Brandon Woods New Bedford is a skilled nursing facility offering long-term, short-term and subacute care, as well as rehab and our own Adult Day Health Center. We also have services dedicated to Alzheimer's care and the needs specific to this diagnosis. We offer daily programming that encourages our residents and Day Center participants to remain active, social and independent to whatever degree achievable.Our passion for ensuring that our seniors retain a fulfilling quality of life while we provide optimal care is second to none. If you share this passion and appreciate the rewarding feeling that comes from knowing you've made a positive impact on the lives of our elderly population and their families, then we would love to hear from you as soon as possible.Brandon Woods of New Bedford is seeking an energetic and accountable Unit Manager to uphold our high standards for senior care!
Assumes responsibility for all nursing care provided to residents within an assigned unit; knows the residents’ conditions at all times; observes and supervises nursing care according to physician’s orders and in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative policies.
Recognizes and interprets symptoms, reports on residents’ conditions and assists with or institutes remedial measures of adverse developments.
Assists in maintaining a physical, social and psychological environment which is conducive to the best interest and welfare of residents.
Investigates and studies trends and developments in nursing practices and techniques and assesses their adaptability to the needs of specific nursing programs.
Assists in teaching ancillary nursing personnel; orients and trains new employees as directed by the Director of Nursing Services. Assists with evaluation of designated personnel.
Assumes responsibility for proper care of apparatus used in treating residents. Instructs all designated staff in the use of new equipment and procedures. Assures that all policies are followed by nursing personnel on assigned unit.
Accepts, transcribes and audits doctor’s orders as assigned; makes rounds with physicians.
EDUCATION: LPN or RN graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Current registration with State Board of Nurse Examiners. Ability to speak, read and write English. Ability to follow written and oral direction.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Will receive in-service training in special areas. IV certification will be required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Ambulates, positions, transfers and turns residents at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds frequently. Turns, crouches, kneels, stoops, bends below waist and reaches above shoulder height frequently. Climbs stairs frequently. Walks, sits and stands frequently. Lifts and/or carries objects at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds frequently. Pushes and/or pulls equipment at a minimum of one hundred (100) pounds frequently. Uses sight and auditory senses. Possesses good finger and hand dexterity.
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