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Unit Manager - LPN - $12,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Location
Toney, Alabama
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022

 JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for directing the day-to-day functions of the aides, orderlies and nursing staff, as well as give direct nursing care to patients.  This position is also responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing the education programs for facility staff in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, and in conjunction with policies and procedures established by the facility.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

To perform this job, an individual must accomplish each essential function satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.  

Assist nurse management with day-to-day compliance rounds

Monitor admission and re-admission charts for weekly weights

Audit physician's orders to ensure compliance with medication

Direct the day-to-day functions of nursing aides and nursing staff

Give direct nursing care to patients

Visit all assigned patients at regular intervals during tour of duty

Supervise feeding of patients as necessary

Notify physician when patient's condition warrants

Perform administrative duties such as documenting of:

o Nurses' notes

o Doctors' orders

o Discharge plans

o Dietary changes

o Reports

o Evaluations

o Studies

o Billing and other charge slips

o Miscellaneous forms, charts, etc.

Chart pertinent facts and information in a professional, clear and comprehensive manner

Admit, transfer and discharge patients according to policy

Recognize and respond to changes in patients' conditions and document observations, interventions and outcomes

Order from pharmacy, prepare and administer medications as ordered by physician

Ensure physicians sign off on all verbal orders; document process

Conduct and/or monitor prescribed treatments, such as dressing changes, drawing of blood, catheter changes, NG tube insertion and removal, laboratory work, etc.

Provide and obtain condition reports from other shifts

Monitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriate

Perform emergency procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and other appropriate parties

Maintain records of patient accidents and incidents; provide training to reduce occurrences 

Participate in monthly and quarterly infection control, safety and quality assurance meetings

Recognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur

Participate in surveys requested by authorized government agencies

Supervise and participate disaster drills; be prepared to carry out duties in the event of an actual catastrophe

Recognize, intervene and/or report complaints and grievances from patients, families, visitors and employees

Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions and other information relating to patients, employees and facility

Follow established universal precautions and isolation procedures

Update daily census report and submit as required

Perform inventory; request equipment, supplies, etc.

Assist in updates of written policies and procedures of routine nursing care

Admit, transfer and discharge patients

Monitor and participate in daily clean-up of the nurses' station

Other duties as assigned

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

Punctuality, reliability 

Successful completion of required training

Encourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth and interest in patients' personal and health care needs

Manage stress appropriately

Handle multiple priorities effectively

Independent discretion/decision making

Make decisions under pressure

Multi-task, meet deadlines, prioritize

Position may require flexible hours, unscheduled overtime or occasional week-end work

Some travel may be required

 

Required Computer Software/Equipment used:

Ability to learn HRIS and/or scheduling systems

Standard Office Equipment

Computer

Microsoft Office Applications 

Outlook

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education: 

o Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing for Licensed Practical Nurses

Experience: 

o 6 months' experience preferred 

License/Certification(s):

o Current State LPN license

o Current CPR Certification

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES:  

Organize workflow; ensure employees understand their duties or delegated tasks.

Monitor employee productivity; provide constructive feedback and coaching

Maintain staff by orienting and training employees

May be required to provide training and advice to facilities 

Occasionally needs manager's direction due to extraordinary circumstances

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  

Audio-Visual:  Hearing:  Good

Ability to lift to 50 pounds

Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:  

Work is typically performed in a standard nursing facility; well-lit; comfortable temperature-controlled; above-average conversational noise is frequent

The above statements are meant to describe the general nature and level of work assigned to individuals in this role. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or skills required of incumbents in this position. 

 

 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

This Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. This Organization will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made. A key part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity regarding all terms and conditions of employment and in all aspects of a person's relationship with the Organization including recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading positions, conditions of employment, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment.

 

Education

Required
  • Technical/other training or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
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Details

  • Job Reference: 702055785-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AHC Millennium LLC
  • Location: Toney, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent