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Registered Nurse Managers

Company: Eastchester Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Eastchester Rehabilitation and Health Care Center -
BROAD FUNCTION:
Assists with the planning, organization, development, coordination and direction of the Nursing Department in its programs and activities in accordance with current Federal, State and Local guidelines and regulations. Follows accepted standards of practice and implements all such approved activities over a 24 hour period on the unit to which the RN Unit Manager is responsible. Follows all established policies and procedures and acts as a role model to staff regarding mission and policies of the facility. Serves as a role model in professionalism, conduct, appearance and continuous improvement. Makes independent decisions as necessary.
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SPECIFIC TASKS:
1. - - - - - - - - - Coordinates the planning, implementation, and evaluation of unit specific resident care/ services on a 24 hour basis.
2. - - - - - - - - - Provides ongoing in-service education to unit staff as identified to be needed and documents accordingly on in-service education record form.
3. - - - - - - - - - - Schedules meetings for nursing and ancillary staff to discuss goals and problems in order to promote better nursing care and strengthen staff relationships and rapport.
4. - - - - - - - - - - Facilitates brief morning meetings with staff after receiving 24 hour report.
5. - - - - - - - - - Participates in physician rounds, team conferences, special care meetings, and in - services as assigned.
6. - - - - - - - - - Assigns staff to in-service programs based on education calendar and in a manner.that ensures adequate unit coverage.
7. - - - - - - - - - Performs required charting according to policy and procedure and monitors for similar performance by licensed nurses over 24 hour period.
8. - - - - - - - - - Implements progressive disciplinary action in the forms of verbal/written counseling and written warnings regarding staff job performance and infractions of facility policy and procedure.
9. - - - - - - - - - Meets with Nursing Administration and union representatives when necessary to resolve nursing staff grievances. Will participate in decisions regarding probation, hiring and disciplinary action up to and including termination as requested.
10. - - - - Attends meetings with Nursing Administration as scheduled and participates in policy development when appropriate.

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11. - - - - - Conducts performance evaluation of units' 24-hour nursing staff yearly and as needed.
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12. - - - - - Keeps physidan, family and Nursing Administration apprised of resident problems/concerns as appropriate.
13. - - - - Monitors staff compliance with facility policy, procedures.
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14. - - - - Provides opportunities for professional growth and development for unit nursing personnel through recommendation to community-based seminars and promotion of recognition and scholarship.
15. - - - - Serves on committees as designated.
16. - - - - - Collaborate with the Medical Staff in planning resident care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc. as assigned.
17. - - - - Responsible for conducting QA audits of staff performance and records to validate compliance.
18. - - - - Directs and supervises the units Nurses and CNAs who cover the unit over 24 hours.
19. - - - - - Provides direct care to residents and/or assists other staff members with care as needed.
20. - - - - Verifies that physician orders are accurately and thoroughly transcribed and carried out.
21. - - - - - Maintains integrity of central line dressing changes and monitoring.
22. - - - - Monitors the physical environment of the unit to ensure the safety and well-being of residents and staff.
23. - - - - Assures that all emergency supplies, emergency boxes and suction machines/equipment are in place, stocked with non-expired items and ready to use.
24. - - - - Reports changes in resident's conditions to physician and develops an appropriate plan of care.
25. - - - - Establishes and verifies PAR levels of central supplies required to meet unit/resident needs.
26. - - - - - Oversees unit staff assignments and monitors for satisfactory completion.
27. - - - - - Attend/lead CCP team meeting collaborate with team and develops/updates CCP accordingly.
28. - - - - Makes frequent rounds on all residents to ascertain the resident's condition, quality of care, environmental problems, complaints, and application of plan of care.
29. - - - - Observes the dining room during resident meal time and verifies that staff are present and performing their dining room assignment.

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30. - - - - - Monitors and/or observes resident's eating abilities, adjusts care plan and communicates with interdisciplinary (IDT) team as appropriate.
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31. - - - - - Receive and give report at change of shift and conveys resident information to the staff when giving assignments.
32. - - - - Reports and documents all unusual occurrences/emergencies to the Supervisor/Assistant Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing or designee.
33. - - - - Handles emergencies through appropriate directives to unit staff and/or communicates events to management.
34. - - - - Participates/performs audits in the Quality Assurance Program through completion of audits and development implementing corrective actions.
35. - - - - Initiates accident/incident reports and conducts investigations as warranted.
36. - - - - Assess residents that have had accidents/incidents and review/revise care plan as appropriate.
37. - - - - - Reviews nursing documentation and interfaces with licensed nurses regarding documentation short-falls.
38. - - - - Initiates admission assessment on new resident, readmits, and hospital returns and initiates initial care plan.
39. - - - - - Facilitates the nursing aspects of discharge planning.
40. - - - - Maintains and verifies the confidentiality of all resident information as per HIPAA guidelines.
41. - - - - - Ensures the reference material maintained at the nursing stations is current and readily accessible to all staff.
42. - - - - As assigned by DNS/ADNS, will respond to act upon the pharmacy consultants Drug Regimen Review as it relates to nursing.
43. - - - - Drug returns & destruction: Oversees the storage, handling and documentation of drugs for return or destruction.
44. - - - - Includes Rehab Nursing interventions on the resident care-plan and in C.N.A assignment to ensure provision of rehabilitation nursing intervention as assessed/planned to be needed, per resident.
45. - - - - Designs and oversees the units' Rehab Nursing Program.
46. - - - - Will communicate respiratory care concerns with Respiratory Therapist and RN.

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47. - - - - Conducts inspection of pressure ulcers for status of wound, resident response to treatment plan and for staff compliance with plan of care-and will collaborate with wound care nurse as determined to be necessary.
48. - - - - Participates in ad-hoc Ethics Committee meetings as assigned.
49. - - - - Will consistently demonstrate compliance with the facilities code of conduct described in the acronym R.E.S.P.E.C.T. (Respect, Effective Communication, Sensitivity, Professionalism, Exceeding expectations, Courtesy, Teamwork).
50. - - - - Will assume other nursing tasks as assigned by the ADNS.
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JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
1. - - - - - - - - - Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university. Graduation from an approved school of nursing and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
2. - - - - - - - - - Registered Nurse with a current New York State license.

Keywords: Eastchester Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, New Rochelle , Registered Nurse Managers, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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