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Unit Manager - LPN

Company: Sprenger Health Care Systems
Location: Port Royal
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

About Sprenger Health Care Systems

Since 1959 Sprenger Health Care Systems continues to be family owned and operated. Sprenger offers the full continuum of aging services including: Short Term Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Hospice, and Home Health.

Our innovative care, excellent customer service, and compassionate dedicated employees have made Sprenger Health Care Systems a leader in providing exceptional health care. Sprenger Communities have a history of excellent Resident and Family Satisfaction Surveys, 5 Star Ratings, Deficiency Free Surveys, and US News and World Report Rankings.

Sprenger Health Care Systems is committed to maintaining a fair and unbiased work environment and we welcome all qualified candidates to apply to any of our 15 Communities throughout Ohio South Carolina and Indiana. We understand that quality of care starts right here with our employees. For those team members who rise to the challenge and exceed the standard of care, the career possibilities can be endless. Join us today to experience the Sprenger difference!

Qualifications : Licensed Practical Nurse

As a Nursing Supervisor in a Grace Management Service facility you must be able to perform the following essential functions.

Essential Job Functions:

Follows established standards of nursing practices and implements facility policies and procedures.

Interpret existing policies and procedures to nursing assistants, restorative personnel, residents, families and physicians.

Supervises and evaluates all direct resident care and initiates corrective action as necessary.

Make frequent rounds in the facility monitoring meal time and assisting in Dining Room and on the halls as necessary

Function as a direct charge nurse at times and or as needed.

Identify resident problems and emergency situations and initiates an immediate plan of action according to nursing home policies and procedures.

Follow, supervise and evaluate the implementation of the Resident's Right Program.

Assist with evening admissions in collaboration with the charge nurses in the facility.

Provide clinical supervision of nursing assistants and charge nurses responsible for providing direct resident care.

Assist with covering staffing and making calls to cover any call offs

Counsel nursing assistants and recommend and or initiate disciplinary action, when necessary, with follow up to the D.O.N.

Participate in the employee evaluation process by providing information on the clinical performance of nursing assistants to the D.O.N. or designee.

Assist with the interviewing and hiring of nursing assistants and charge nurses as needed

Complete report for facility committees as assigned, active member of the Interdisciplinary Team

Administer and document comprehensive assessment of each resident as needed and or as assigned.

Assist with the development of an accurate and comprehensive care plan based on the resident's needs.

Hours will generally be Monday through Friday with participation in the on-call rotation with the other nurse managers.

The on-call rotation will consist of taking call to triage and calls/concerns from the building and assist as needed with staffing coverage.

Notify physician, when necessary, of changes in residents' conditions, weight, medication errors, medication not available, abnormal lab/x-ray results and any other unusual observations.

Document resident care provided and resident's response or lack of response to care provided.

Personally obtain continuing education relating to the long term care field of nursing.

Supervise response to residents' calls for assistance.

Follow facility discharge/transfer procedure and coordinates discharge/transfer with other departments, physicians and ancillary service providers.

Possesses clear written and verbal communication skills.

Act as a Charge Nurse and cover the floor/various shifts as needed for the best interest of the facility.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing or Administrator.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at anytime.

Keywords: Sprenger Health Care Systems, Savannah , Unit Manager - LPN, Other , Port Royal, Georgia

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