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Bear Mountain Health Care Nursing Unit Manager RN/LPN (M - F) 8a - 4p in Springfield, Massachusetts

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Will be included in the on call rotation

  1. Must be licensed nurse in MA

  2. Provides guidance and direction to ancillary staff in both clinical and personnel issues.

  3. Assist staff in assessing patient/resident status related to medical issues, social, psychological and spiritual issues.

  4. Provides support and guidance to residents and families on clinical issues and challenges . Assists in resolution of concerns and grievances voiced by either party.

  5. Ensures that sufficient staff is available to meet the regulatory requirements and clinical needs of the patients/ residents of the facility.

  6. Review perspective admissions if required for determination of needs.

  7. Conduct tours for perspective admissions and families.

  8. Ensures that staff abides by the principles and techniques of Infection Control and Safety by providing an environment that is clean, safe and comfortable for the residents.

  9. Ensures that all staff complies with policies and procedures, rules and regulations as written/ disciplines staff as needed per policy. In-services staff as needed related to clinical tasks, education and safety.

  10. Evaluated emergency or disaster situations and offers assistance as needed.

  11. Performs audits as assigned by DON/ADON.

  12. Investigates accidents and incidents related to patients/residents, staff or visitors and provides first aid and follow up as indicated .

    13.Investigates abuse allegations and reports such immediately to the DON/ADON/Administrator for follow-up.

  13. Shares "on-call" responsibilities with other supervisory staff.

  14. Develops a supervisory report to the DON/ADON regarding pertinent issues.

  15. Performs the duties of a charge nurse if required .

  16. Promotes safety awareness. Maintains a safe environment for residents, staff and visitors.

  17. Performs daily rounds of all patients/residents on the unit assigned.

  18. Reviews the clinical record of each patient/resident to ensure it is accurate and complete.

  19. Performs assessments on patients/residents assigned to the unit on a quarterly basis (includes Skin, Falls, Sr, B&B, Elopement, etc ).

  20. Reviews Care Plans on all patients/residents to amend/ delete items as required . Attends Care Planning meetings with other disciplines.

  21. Oversight of all care provided on the unit/ensures all rules and regulations are in compliance .

  22. Provides guidance and support to staff.