Registered Nurse – Unit Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 85434-307909
    • Job Location: Newark, NJ
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 03, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

New Community Corporation in Newark, New Jersey is one of the largest and most comprehensive community development organizations in the country; New Community’s success rests on its comprehensive approach to community development. It is active in housing, health care, education, job training, childcare and economic development. It has provided training to community development professionals from around the country and the world, having hosted representatives from more than 20 countries throughout the years. The mission of New Community is to help residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement.

The Unit Nurse Manager will be responsible will organize, direct, and supervisor the daily functioning of the residents care unit in accordance with the current Federal, State, and Local standards and regulations that govern the Facility ; as directed by the Administrator and the Director of Nursing to ensure the highest degree of quality care is maintained.

  • Organized, direct and supervise the function of all staff on the nursing unit.
  • Monitor nursing staff to ensure that each staff is performing his/her job duties.

  • Review all medical forms, reports, charting and evaluation to ensure they are completed in a timely manner.

  • Communicate and/or coordinate with other department to ensure that the residents are receiving continuity in the total regime of care.

  • Assist in the discharge planning.

  • Admits, transfers, and discharge residents as needed.

  • Participate in survey inspections.

  • Coordinate and participate in the development of a comprehensive resident assessment on admission.

  • Coordinate the completion of the MDS within required day days of admission.

  • Coordinate and monitor the completion of reassessment; ensure that the MDS and care plan are reflective of a complete and accurate resident assessment.

  • Monitor the continuity of implementation of the resident’s care on a twenty-four (24) hour basis.

  • Coordinate and participate in the ongoing revision of the residents care plan with the active participation of the resident/family.

  • Organize and participate in the review of physician orders and MAR’s/TAR’ on a monthly basis to ensure accurate continuation of orders.

  • Document integrated progress notes; any new evaluation or change in the residents condition and coordinate and participate in MDS evaluation required by significant change in condition.

  • Review documentation for accuracy and/or completeness

  • Review lab work and report any abnormal finding to the physician immediately; recommends to the physician individual resident needs for additional evaluation and follow-up as indicated by the resident’s condition or treatment.

  • Document resident’s weight; collaborate with the physician and dietician in maintaining adequate nutritional intake.

  • Make regular rounds with physician and of the nursing unit; monitor and direct the provision of daily care.

  • Assist the D.O.N. in ensuring adequate staffing is maintained; redirect/redistributes staff as required by changing of residents’ census and needs.

  • Monitor and direct the distribution/organization of tasks amongst the staff of all shifts.

  • Perform professional services and or treatment (i.e. catherterization, suction, dressing changes, etc.) as directed by the interdisciplinary plan of care.

  • Notify physician and resident’s family of any condition change or need for change in the plan of care.

  • Monitor to ensure all appointment and transportation for residents requiring service outside the facility are made and kept.

  • Ensure medication are prepared and administered according to physician orders utilizing proper techniques.

  • Order prescribed medications and supplies as needed in accordance with facility policy.

  • Other duties as required in support of the facility and/or department functions.

     

Experience and Skills:

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; respond well to questions.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively.

  • Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follow through on commitments.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.


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