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Nurse Manager, RN (Unit Manager)

Company: Collington
Location: Bowie
Posted on: June 12, 2022

Job Description:

Makes daily rounds on all residents. Ensures that immediate action is taken on clinical, environmental and safety issues. Follows up with the charge nurses, physicians, and other departments as necessary in resolving issues pertaining to the residents and/or the staff.Reviews the 24-hour report daily. Directs and ensures action is taken on identified problems from the previous shifts.Oversees the admissions process, including a nursing inquiry for planned admissions. Ensures that all admission paperwork, including the residents' personal inventories, is completed by nursing. Assists in formulating an interim care plan as needed. Collaborates with social work in facilitating the resident's adjustment to new surroundings.Maintains and monitors clinical record documentation according to current clinical practice guidelines. This includes, but is not limited to:Daily review and follow-up on laboratory/radiology reports.Review of consultant's reports.Review of physician orders/new orders/end-of-month orders and carries out those orders, or delegates this to the charge nurse.Oversee nursing documentation and educates the charge nurses on appropriate follow-up of clinical conditions, as well as documentation of the care plan goals for each resident.Monitor physician visits according to Collington guidelines.Communicate advance directive information to the charge nurses.Perform chart audits on new admissions as indicated.Monitors narcotics books and emergency equipment for signatures.Update resident's care plans accordingly with any clinical changes and attend the interdisciplinary meetings. Confers with the Director of Nursing and MDS Coordinator daily concerning the on-going clinical and administrative management of the nursing unit. May confer with the Assisted Living Manager concerning the on-going clinical and administrative management of the assisted living units also.Participates in weekly wound rounds, oversees the charge nurses' documentation of a weekly skin assessment on all residents. Provides education as required to the staff in skin integrity maintenance.Coordinates the discharge planning process by interaction with the residents, families, and social workers, as required by the care plan and/or the residents' clinical condition. Advises the receiving facilities, either verbally or in writing, of the residents' care needs.Acts as a clinical resource and role model to the nursing staff under his/her direct supervision. Always maintains a professional demeanor and ensures accountability for professional practice.Assumes other related duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing.

Keywords: Collington, Bowie , Nurse Manager, RN (Unit Manager), Executive , Bowie, Maryland

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