250 Arrowood Drive, Clarksville, TN
The primary purpose of the Unit Manager Registered Nurse (RN) is to assist the Director of Nursing Service in assessing resident care needs and implementing appropriate action. Implement nursing policies and procedures. Supervise staffing for the nursing department and supervise the quality of nursing care provided to residents. The Unit Nurse will work as part of the nursing team to assess resident needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
- Assume accountability for data contained in the employees’ handbook.
- Observe all facility safety policies and procedures.
- Observe all facility infection control procedures
- Complies with state, federal, and all other applicable health care and safety standards
- Follow facility Residents’ Rights policies.
- Protect the confidentiality of all resident information.
- Demonstrate awareness and understanding of the facility culture and the expectations it incurs.
- Demonstrate awareness of how the culture of the facility affects our service to the veterans we serve.
- Assists families and other visitors as needed.
- Attends/completes required in-services and other required meetings.
- Come to work in clean, neat attire and consistently present a professional appearance.
- Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
- Perform all duties assigned in an effective, timely and professional manner.
- Accept assigned duties in a cooperative manner.
- Perform other related duties as directed by his/her supervisor.
- ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Direct, evaluate and supervise all resident care and initiate corrective action
- Make daily resident rounds and report status of nursing care to the Director of Nursing and Administrator.
- Collect resident pre-admission and/or admission information and assist Director of Nursing to determine appropriate level of care.
- Supervise implementation of nursing rehabilitation and restorative program. Supervise implementation of nursing rehabilitation and restorative program.
- Participate in review of Quality Indicator reports and implementation of corrective actions to improve resident care.
- Collect, analyze and trend quality assurance data as assigned.
- Assist with analysis of incident and accident investigation reports to determine cause(s) and implement corrective action(s), when appropriate.
- Review reports of timely completion of residents’ MDS assessments and care plans with follow-up action as necessary appropriate implementation of physician’s plan of care.
- Implement the Quality Assessment and Assurance Program, for the nursing department, in cooperation with the Quality Assurance Coordinator.
- Analyze quality assurance reports and present to the Quality Assessment and Assurance Committee with a request for recommendations.
- Supervise the Infection Control Program by reviewing infection control reports from charge nurses, analyzing data and presenting to Infection Control Committee with a request for recommendations.
- Participate in review and analysis of Quality Indicator reports to verify accuracy of MDS data.
- Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records
- Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol
- Will be required to be “on-call” periodically or as specifically needed by facility
- Understands and reviews the facility’s Healthcare Clinical Policies and Procedures and Safety Guidelines Reports any issues or problems that may arise to the Director of Nursing and/or Administrator
- Responsible for the safety and personal care of residents under his/her supervision.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
- Graduate from an accredited nursing program; minimum of 1 year of previous long-term care experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Must be licensed in the applicable state as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Competitive wages based on years of experience (all)
State of Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System – 100% Employer funded, full-time employees vest after 5 years of service (full-time employees)
State of Tennessee medical, dental and vision
Life insurance, cancer and accident, disability and long-term care insurance available
Paid time off (vacation)
Extended disability benefits (sick leave)
Bereavement leave (all employees in leave accruing positions)
Paid holidays (Tier two employees)
Double pay for select holidays worked (Tier one employees)
Flexible spending accounts for child care and medical expenses
Deferred compensation (401(k) and 457
NOTICE: This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position. Employment and professional references required.