• Amherst, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Eklego is seeking an RN Program Manager for our client's Assisted Living and Enhanced Assisted Living organization in Amherst, NY.

The current opportunity is a full-time position 

What will I do as a Program Manager?

  • Prepares the monthly schedules for the LPNs and coordinates proper staffing for the HHAs through review of availability sheets; preparation of monthly schedules; needs lists and weekly schedules updated daily, along with arranging for Agency coverage and sending the agency hours to a finance representative weekly.  All schedules are to be completed within budgeted hours and minimizing overtime and Agency usage. 
  • Checks daily MAR documentation and addresses any concerns with documentation in a timely manner and with appropriate corrective action, as needed. 
  • Makes daily rounds, as feasible, on all units and on periodic evening, weekend and night hours to ensure proper LPN and aide services are being provided on an on-going basis.
  • Ensures timely and professional communication to families, providers, campus and Garden House staff and the Administrator related to emails, phone calls and written and verbal communication received
  • Assumes on-call responsibilities, works additional shifts in order to meet staffing requirements.
  • Works closely with the Recruitment Agency and HR to identify vacancies/requirements; review candidates/interview/select for hire candidates for positions in a timely manner following all established protocols.  
  • Ensure DOH compliance of all Nursing paperwork per the established Garden House policies and procedures and expectations for ALR, EALR and SNALR.
  • Conduct regular formal meetings with the nurses and aides at intervals agreed upon between the Program Manager and the Administrator. 

What do I need to be successful in this role?

  • Strong organizational ability
  • Strong time management ability
  • Displays solid nursing assessment skills
  • Writing Ability needed to complete corrective actions, policies, performance evaluations and perform daily written communication with families, outside community members and campus staff
  • Managerial and supervisory leadership experience
  • Ability to read regulations, policy manuals and training manual in order to become acclimated to the position
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines

Our Client Offers:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Weekly pay period
  • Medical Insurance Premium partially company-paid for single or family coverage (80% coverage for Full Time employees and 60% coverage for Part Time employees)
  • Attractive benefits including a 403(b), paid pension plan & tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for job advancement

 Why Choose Eklego?

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 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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