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Unit Manager (RN) - Manager

Company: Baptist Community Services
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Unit Manager (RN)Full Time

Sunday - Tuesday

12 Hour Shifts

Employee Perks:

* Full Health Benefits including medical, dental, and vision
* Incentivized Employee Wellness Program
* Free Daily Meal Program
* Purchase Discounts including Wonderland WOW passes and Movie Tickets
* Family Fun Events
* Corporate Volunteer Opportunities
* BCS Worship Nights

Not only will you receive excellent benefits, but we also go above and beyond to make you and your family feel welcomed as a part of our family!

General Desrcription:

In collaboration with the Director of Nurses, plans, provides, supervises, directs and evaluates nursing care of a designated group of customers according to policies, procedures, philosophy and objectives of Baptist Community Services. In the absences of the Departmental Directors directs, manages and evaluates services provided by the staff, within the framework of BCS policies. Ensures compliance with all State and Federal regulatory requirements in providing optimal services for staff and customers.

Essentials of job:

* Manages and evaluates services provided by the staff, which includes:
* the evaluation of the needs;

consideration of regulatory requirements; and

evaluation of the quality of services provided. (frequently)


* Assures that personnel are assigned responsibilities consistent with their education experience and abilities. (frequently)
* Communicates with all departments and units to:

assess and ensure quality of services provided; and

ensure environmental compliance. (frequently)
* Provides emergency support for the Charge Nurses; however maybe pulled and reassigned as a charge nurse. (frequently)
* Assesses acutely ill customers and determines the need for medical care and/or hospitalization. (occasionally)
* Notifies the attending physician and responsible family members of change in customers' status. (occasionally)
* Facilitates the transfer of customers to the hospital in life-threatening situations.(occasionally)
* In the event of death and under order of a physician, may pronounce the death of a customer. (occasionally)
* As directed by the DON, assists in reviewing Medical Records for compliance of regulations, standards of practice, and appropriateness of actions. (occasionally)
* Under the direction of the Employee Health Nurse, provides occupational health services such as:
* at work illness care;
* on-the-job injury care; and
* reads TB tests. (occasionally)


* Under the direction of the DON or designee, provides in-servicing and competency checks for the nursing staff. (occasionally)
* Provides written reports as described and requested by the DON and Administrator.(occasionally)
* Manages, evaluates, and directs the Charge Nurses. (frequently)
* Maintains communication with Charge Nurses, Supervisors, Crew Leaders and Directors concerning call-ins and employee incidents. (frequently)
* Develops collaborative relationships with interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care. (occasionally)
* Guides new employee unit orientation. (occasionally)
* Assists Care Plan Coordinator in the development of the MDS and comprehensive care plan. (seldom)
* Participates and/or completes education/training/in-services as required by Federal and State requirements and BCS policies. (occasionally)
* Must be able to commit the time necessary from an attendance and punctuality standpoint to accomplish the above specified Essentials of Job. (constantly)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

That required for licensure in the State of Texas as a Registered Nurse. Minimum of two years previous experience in Geriatric Long Term Care and/or supervisory experience preferred. Must be able to read, speak, and write English.

SKILLS:

Technological and general computer knowledge to manipulate EHR and devices used in healthcare setting. Must have general verbal and numerical intelligence to work efficiently in a skilled nursing and/or long term care setting.

Keywords: Baptist Community Services, Amarillo , Unit Manager (RN) - Manager, Healthcare , Amarillo, Texas

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