Premier Senior Living - Delaware LLC Unit Manager - Full-Time in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Sandpiper Community, Mt. Pleasant: Premier Senior Living: WE HAVE UPDATED THIS POSTION .............. WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM RN'S AND LPN'S FOR CONSIDERATION! POSTION SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to supervise, provide and coordinate nursing care in compliance with facility policies and procedures and to assess residents’ care needs and take appropriate action. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing; currently licensed in the State of current employment. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Prior experience in the long term care setting desired with supervisory experience. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrates ability to utilize independent and effective clinical judgment, problem-solving and decision-making skills. DUTIES OF POSITION: Customer Service: * Present a professional image: Exhibits a manner that is cordial and respectful. Conservative, appropriate dress and good personal hygiene. * Communicate effectively: Timely, attentive, respectful, and clear communication whether verbal, written or body language. Displays control and calmness in all situations. * Maintain privacy and confidentiality: Respecting others’ rights, shares only what others need to know and in only appropriate places, not in public areas or near others without a need to know. * Anticipate needs, demonstrate initiative, and strive to exceed expectations: Empathize with those who are in need. Seek ways to be helpful to residents, visitors, and the Premier community. Provide superior service by focusing on our customers. * Be an ambassador for your organization: Be positive and caring as a representative of the Company. * Be a team player: Support your fellow employees; share your time and talents; be respectful and helpful. Welcome the new member of the department/ unit. * Know the organization: Seek information; share it with others; always be a resource. Know who is responsible for each area of the Company with whom interaction is needed. * Assume responsibility for cleanliness: Observe all rules regarding eating. Leave all areas clean and neat. Promote safety. * Take ownership of complaints: Listen with genuine sincerity, apologize, resolve or report complaint to someone who can resolve the complaint. * Celebrate Success: Acknowledge your own as well as others’ successes. Be proud!! Participate in departmental or organizational activities. Mission and Values: * Shows compassion for others and commitment to helping those who needs assistance. * Follows compliance program, is sensitive to ethical and compliance issues and appropriately addresses such issues. Quality of Work: * Uses integrity, good judgment and problem solving skills in making decisions. * Produces high quality documentation as evidence by the following: * Direct, Supervise and evaluate all direct resident care and initiate corrective action as necessary. * Conduct resident rounds daily, reporting problems to DON and initiating corrective action. * Assume Follow established standards of nursing practices and implement facility policies and procedures. * Identify resident problems and emergency situation and initiate emergency care and life saving measures in the absence of a physician. * Follow staffing guidelines and make nursing assignment according to qualification of staff and characteristics of the resident population. * Listen to resident, family or physician concerns and initiate corrective action and/or report concerns to DON. * Supervise the application and removal of all restraints and devices used to position and enable resident to function as independently as possible. * Check meal trays and nourishment to ensure proper diet is served and resident are assisted as necessary. * Notify physician when necessary of changes in residents conditions weight medication errors medication not available abnormal laboratory/x-ray results and any other unusual observation. * Consistently work cooperatively with residents, residents representatives, facility staff, physicians, consultants and ancillary service providers. * Obtain continuing education required to maintain licensure. * Completes employee evaluations timely—within 30/day of scheduled date due. * Provides leadership by planning, developing, and organizing all, and by implementing, evaluating, and directing the activities of the Nursing Services Staff. * Supervise response to resident’s call for assistance. * Follow Facility discharge/transfer procedure and coordinate discharge/transfer with other departments, physicians and ancillary service providers. * Follow staffing guidelines and make nursing assignment according to qualification of staff and characteristics of the resident population. * Perform all other duties as assigned by Management. * Takes steps necessary to produce excellent work in any task or job that is assigned.