23 May 2018

Full-Time Unit Manager

Tennessee Health Management – Posted by tfridayNashville, Tennessee, United States

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Job Description

The Unit Manager directs the day-to-day functions of the Aides/Orderlies and nursing staff, as well as gives 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
Relevant Experience: Minimum of one (1) years’ experience working in a hospital, long term care facility or other health care institution, with experience implementing total patient care and care planning.
Computer Skills: Basic Microsoft Office.
Licenses/Certifications: Current Registered Nurse license from the State of TN
Benefits Overview
• Competitive Pay Rates
• 22-25% AT&T and Verizon Cell Phone Discount
• Direct Deposit
• Affordable Medical Insurance
• Dental, and Vision Insurance Offered as well as supplemental plans
• Employer Paid Life Insurance
• 100% Employer paid ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program)
• Opportunity for CEU Reimbursement
• 401K offered

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• 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:
• Nurses’ notes
• Doctors’ orders
• Discharge plans
• Dietary changes
• Reports
• Evaluations
• Studies
• Billing and other charge slips
• 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 that physicians sign off on all verbal orders and 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.
• Give and receive condition report from the on-coming and off-going shift.
• Perform emergency procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and in the event of death, notify family and appropriate other parties.
• Recognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur.
• Monitor and update care plans on each shift as appropriate.
• Maintain records of patient accidents and incidents and provide in-services to reduce accidents and incidents.
• Attend and 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 made by authorized government agencies.
• Supervise and participate in fire safety and other disaster drills and be prepared to carry out duties in the event on an actual event.
• Recognize, intervene and/or report complaints and grievances from patients, families, visitors and employees.
• Monitor the facility for possible health and safety hazards.
• Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions and other information relating to patients, employees and facility.
• Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures.
• Encourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth and interest in patients’ personal and health care needs.

American Health Companies, Inc. is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

How to Apply

Applicant will email your resume to Gina Miller and she will send the applicant an application through via email gmiller@thmgt.com

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Job Categories: Registered Nurse. Job Types: Full-Time.

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