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Unit Manager - LPN - Day and Night Shift Available - $12,000 BONUS!

Company: AHC Millennium
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:This position is responsible for directing 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 education programs for facility staff in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, and in conjunction with policies and procedures established by the facility.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:To perform this job, an individual must accomplish each essential function satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Assist nurse management with day-to-day compliance rounds
  • Monitor admission and re-admission charts for weekly weights
  • Audit physician's orders to ensure compliance with medication
  • Direct the day-to-day functions of nursing aides and nursing staff
  • Give direct nursing care to patients
  • Visit all assigned patients at regular intervals during tour of duty
  • Supervise feeding of patients as necessary
  • Notify physician when patient's condition warrants
  • Perform administrative duties such as documenting of:o Nurses' noteso Doctors' orderso Discharge planso Dietary changeso Reportso Evaluationso Studieso Billing and other charge slipso Miscellaneous forms, charts, etc.
    • Chart pertinent facts and information in a professional, clear and comprehensive manner
    • Admit, transfer and discharge patients according to policy
    • Recognize and respond to changes in patients' conditions and document observations, interventions and outcomes
    • Order from pharmacy, prepare and administer medications as ordered by physician
    • Ensure physicians sign off on all verbal orders; document process
    • Conduct and/or monitor prescribed treatments, such as dressing changes, drawing of blood, catheter changes, NG tube insertion and removal, laboratory work, etc.
    • Provide and obtain condition reports from other shifts
    • Monitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriate
    • Perform emergency procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and other appropriate parties
    • Maintain records of patient accidents and incidents; provide training to reduce occurrences
    • Participate in monthly and quarterly infection control, safety and quality assurance meetings
    • Recognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur
    • Participate in surveys requested by authorized government agencies
    • Supervise and participate disaster drills; be prepared to carry out duties in the event of an actual catastrophe
    • Recognize, intervene and/or report complaints and grievances from patients, families, visitors and employees
    • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions and other information relating to patients, employees and facility
    • Follow established universal precautions and isolation procedures
    • Update daily census report and submit as required
    • Perform inventory; request equipment, supplies, etc.
    • Assist in updates of written policies and procedures of routine nursing care
    • Admit, transfer and discharge patients
    • Monitor and participate in daily clean-up of the nurses' station
    • Other duties as assigned
      JOB REQUIREMENTS:
      • Punctuality, reliability
      • Successful completion of required training
      • Encourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth and interest in patients' personal and health care needs
      • Manage stress appropriately
      • Handle multiple priorities effectively
      • Independent discretion/decision making
      • Make decisions under pressure
      • Multi-task, meet deadlines, prioritize
      • Position may require flexible hours, unscheduled overtime or occasional week-end work
      • Some travel may be required
        Required Computer Software/Equipment used:
        • Ability to learn HRIS and/or scheduling systems
        • Standard Office Equipment
        • Computer
        • Microsoft Office Applications
        • Outlook
          REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Education:o Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing for Licensed Practical Nurses
            • Experience:o 6 months' experience preferred
              • License/Certification(s):o Current State LPN licenseo Current CPR Certification
                SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES:
                • Organize workflow; ensure employees understand their duties or delegated tasks.
                • Monitor employee productivity; provide constructive feedback and coaching
                • Maintain staff by orienting and training employees
                • May be required to provide training and advice to facilities
                • Occasionally needs manager's direction due to extraordinary circumstances
                  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                  • Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
                  • Ability to lift to 50 pounds
                  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
                  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT:
                    • Work is typically performed in a standard nursing facility; well-lit; comfortable temperature-controlled; above-average conversational noise is frequentThe above statements are meant to describe the general nature and level of work assigned to individuals in this role. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or skills required of incumbents in this position.
                      EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERThis Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. This Organization will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made. A key part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity regarding all terms and conditions of employment and in all aspects of a person's relationship with the Organization including recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading positions, conditions of employment, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment.#HPEducationRequired
                      • Technical/other training or better in NursingLicenses & CertificationsRequired
                        • Licensed Practical Nurse

Keywords: AHC Millennium, Huntsville , Unit Manager - LPN - Day and Night Shift Available - $12,000 BONUS!, Healthcare , Huntsville, Alabama

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