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Unit Manager - RN

Company: Ahc Millennium
Location: Laceys Spring
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

nPurpose of Position:nTo direct the day-to-day functions of the Aides/Orderlies and nursing staff, as well as give direct nursing care to patients. This position is also responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of education programs for facility staff in accordance with current existing federal, state, and local standards, and established policies and procedures of the facility.nnDescripnntion of Required Duties and Tasks:nEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. nDirect the day-to-day functions of nursing aides and nursing staff.nnnGive direct nursing care to patients.nVisit all assigned patients at regular intervals during a tour of duty.nSupervise feeding of patients as necessary.nNotify physician when patients condition warrants.nPerform administrative duties, such as documenting:no Nurses notesno Doctors ordersno Discharge plansno Dietary changesno Reportsno Evaluationsno Studiesno Billing and other charge slipsno Miscellaneous forms, charts, etc.nnnChart pertinent facts and information in a professional, clear and comprehensive manner.nAdmit, transfer and discharge patients according to policy.nRecognize and respond to changes in patients conditions and document observations, interventions, and outcomes.nnnOrder from a pharmacy, prepare and administer medications as ordered by a physician.nEnsure that physicians sign off on all verbal orders and document processes.nConduct and/or monitor prescribed treatments, such as dressing changes, drawing of blood, catheter changes, NG tube insertion and removal, laboratory work, etc.nnnGive and receive condition reports from the on-coming and off-going shift.nPerform emergency procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and appropriate other parties.nnnRecognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur.nMonitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriate.nMaintain records of patient accidents and incidents and provide in-services to reduce accidents and incidents.nnnAttend and participate in monthly and quarterly infection control, safety, and quality assurance meetings.nRecognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur.nParticipate in surveys made by authorized government agencies.nSupervise and participate in fire safety and other disaster drills and be prepared to carry out duties in the event of an actual event.nnnRecognize, intervene and/or report complaints and grievances from patients, families, visitors, and employees.nMonitor the facility for possible health and safety hazards.nMaintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions, and other information relating to patients, employees, and the facility.nnnFollow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures.nEncourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth, and interest in patients personal and health care needs.nnnRequired Skills:nUpdate daily census report and submit as required.nnnAttend and participate in orientation programs, ongoing training, and educational classes.nInventory and request equipment, supplies, etc.nAssist in updates of written policies and procedures of routine nursing care.nParticipate in surveys made by authorized government agencies.nnnAdmit, transfer and discharge patients.nMonitor and participate in daily clean-up of the nurses station.nPerform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.nn#HPnnEducationPreferred * Associates or betternLicenses &nCertificationsRequired * Registered Nursenby Jobble

Keywords: Ahc Millennium, Huntsville , Unit Manager - RN, Executive , Laceys Spring, Alabama

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