Eklego
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Eklego is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) Manager to join a team of nursing professionals working in a direct-hire position at one of our Senior Care clients in the greater Rochester, NY area. Currently we have clients with Long Term Care and Sub Acute Care/Rehab opportunities, offering a Full-time schedule, for a Registered Nurse Manager for their Transitional Care Unit. This is a Monday-Friday opportunity on days!

What will I do in this RN Manager for the TCU?

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains own current knowledge of nursing care requirements for all patients on the unit.
  • Initiates internal investigations for any patient care issue and communicates to nursing administration any unusual events.
  • Provides nursing care as necessary to meet the patient's care plan.
  • Assesses the patient and family response to nursing home placement, nursing care and services.
  • Coordinates plans for total services to patients, including planning for optimal utilization of staff for the delivery of nursing services to meet patient care needs.
  • Maintains constant interventions and interaction with unit staff for the purpose of evaluating the care provided and the development of the staff's capability to render care in changing circumstances.
  • Works with medical staff to ensure patients are seen per regulations and as needs dictate.
  • Administers direct nursing care to patients as deemed appropriate to maintain own clinical competence and/or to assess particular patient requirements.
  • Works closely with own staff and peers in developing improved nursing care programs and nursing practices for the patients and, where appropriate, makes recommendations for change to the Director of TCP or Assistant Director of Nursing.
  • Is a positive role model for communicating facility initiatives and supports facility policies.

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT:

  • In conjunction with the human resources department, may interview and provide input on individual personnel for the patient unit.
  • Monitors the activities of nursing personnel assigned to the unit to insure adherence to standards of the unit and the nursing department.
  • Evaluates each member of the unit staff and takes appropriate action if performance issues arise. Identifies problem, with guidance from Director of TCP or Assistant Director of Nursing and human resources, takes corrective measures and recommends disciplinary action when indicated.
  • Plans for, directs and/or participates in regularly scheduled meetings and conferences with staff.
  • Works closely with the Director of Transitional Care and Assistant Director of Nursing, to maintain the staffing pattern as well as the short-term and daily scheduling time pattern for the patient unit.
  • Determines the utilization of unit staff.
  • Is the primary clinical nursing resource for own nursing staff and for other areas where their expertise may be required.
  • Monitors for any trends which may be a system issue and develops a plan of correction.

UNIT MANAGEMENT:

  • Using the Director of TCP or Assistant Director of Nursing as a resource, delegates authority for carrying out the daily operational activities related to patient care, supplies, equipment and the unit's physical environment.
  • Monitors personnel, supplies and budget for the TCP unit.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients and staff - one conducive to positive health care and comfort in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintains close working relationship with other managers whose departments provide support services to the patient unit. Initiates appropriate communications and planning to ensure a consistently high level of service to the unit and to effectively meet any special needs of the patients.
  • Participates in the budget process of the nursing department. Makes recommendations to the Director or Assistant Director for new programs and/or program changes with supporting data justifying the need.
  • Establishes appropriate communication mechanism for providing information to the shift supervisors covering the unit on off-shifts.
  • Provides unit-based orientation to students and other unit-based non-nursing personnel regarding structure and operation of the unit.
  • Attends nursing department meetings and disseminates the appropriate information to staff.
  • Utilizes the Director of Transitional Care or Assistant Director of Nursing for consultation, support and guidance in program planning for the unit, in self-development and in seeking appropriate resources.
  • Develops goals and objectives with the Director of Transitional Care for unit programs on an annual basis and submits written reports.
  • Identifies goals for professional self-development and seeks continuing education opportunities to attain these goals.
  • Assumes facility supervisor responsibilities as needed.
  • Responsible for overall patient and family satisfaction on unit.

Requires:

  • A current Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • BSN preferred
  • 3 years' supervising direct reports
  • Acute nursing care experience
  • Experience in Long Term Care

Why Choose Eklego?

Eklego partners with choice Senior Care organizations committed to hiring qualified and compassionate staff, and Eklego partners with YOU, as a healthcare professional, to find a workplace that best fits your priorities!

As a Nursing professional, your skills are highly sought after, and you have many options. Here's what to expect with Eklego:

  • We'll take the time to learn about your background, your goals, and your needs
  • Direct employment with our Senior Care partners. We are partnered with several choice providers of Senior Care. This gives you a one-stop, simple solution to a choice of employers and positions.
  • No more wondering whether your application went through and waiting for a response. We will ensure that your information gets in front of the hiring team and coordinate an interview on your behalf.
  • Our clients rely on our expertise and trust Eklego to bring great talent like you because we're ALL better together

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status, including genetic information.

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