Loretto Management Corporation

  • RN (Registered Nurse) - Nurse Manager

    Department
    Loretto Health and Rehab LH&R - 4
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    First
    Shift Details
    Days: Monday through Friday
    Weekends Required?
    No
  • Overview

    The Nurse Manager assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the effectiveness of nursing care delivered to the patients. Reporting to a Director of Nursing or similar, the Nurse Manager uses management and administrative skills to accomplish corporate, department and facility goals. In addition, the Nurse Manager executes and adheres to established policies and procedures, as well as systemic clinical changes.

    Responsibilities

    Resident Care:

     

    • Manages the clinical care planning process to ensure the coordination and delivery of quality patient care. Reviews and updates the care plan accordingly.
    •  Manages the delivery of patient care, maximizing quality and efficiency as well as applying best practice guidelines. Provides direct patient care when indicated.
    • Ensures a safe and secure environment for clients/residents, staff and visitors.
    • Acts as the clinical liaison to other Loretto facilities and programs regarding client/resident needs, etc. Manages complex and routine patient situations in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team.
    • Ensures residents/clients are assessed upon admission and periodically as conditions change. Makes assessments as needed.
    • Obtains and implements Physician Orders, checking for accuracy and completeness.
    • Communicates effectively with the client/resident, family and interdisciplinary team and ensures staff members communicate effectively as well. Maintains the highest level of customer service within the area of responsibility.
    • Assists with the delivery of care, including activities of daily living, meal assistance, medication and treatment administration, and leisure activities when indicated.

     

    Management and Employee Development:

    • Provides leadership and direction to personnel in accordance with organizational/ILS/RHCF goals and mission.
    • Enforces the bargaining unit contract fairly and consistently. Addresses issues in a timely and appropriate manner.
    • Plans, implements and evaluates the clinical competencies and on-going educational needs of the staff. Updates orientation or training materials as needed. Shares current knowledge and up-to-date clinical expertise with staff through formal and informal education. Takes responsibility for own education and stays clinically current.
    • Runs required monthly staff meetings across all shifts.
    • Mentors new employees and fosters positive, collaborative relationships.

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years’ experience in nursing preferably in an acute/long term care setting.
    • 2+ years supervisory experience.
    • Degree from an accredited school of nursing. BSN or BS in related field preferred.
    • Current NYS license and registration as an RN in good standing required.
    • Proven patient assessment skills.
    • Current knowledge of best practice nursing standards and care.
    • Proficient in the care planning process.
    • Ability and knowledge to respond in emergency situations.
    • Ability to analyze problems, plan resolution strategies, implement solutions and evaluate
      outcomes.
    • Ability to lead, guide and motivate staff.
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients,
      residents, and families from diverse backgrounds who may have physical, sensory and
      mental impairments.
    • Ability to read, write and speak clearly in English.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a busy environment.
    • Proficient in MS Office programs and able to learn new software rapidly.

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