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Estimated Pay $46 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Wallingford, Connecticut

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RN Unit Manager

Masonicare Health Center – Wallingford, CT

Full Time/Exempt - DAY SHIFT

*RN Licensure required.  BSN strongly preferred*

The Nurse Manager assumes 24-hour accountability for the clinical management of assigned unit(s). Oversees the integrated care plan to insure it provides holistic, medical, spiritual and emotional care, encompassing quality, dignity, compassion and confidentiality for each individual.  Coordinates the daily operations of the unit(s) and directs the delivery of patient care.  Oversees the implementation of standards of nursing practice to achieve optimal care center outcomes and insures the team utilizes quality customer service principles in their interactions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the planning, development and implementation of a comprehensive care plan.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills and problem solving techniques while planning, coordinating and implementing appropriate care plan(s) and unit activities, including teaching, mentoring, coaching and supervising direct care givers to achieve optimal resident/patient outcomes and unit goals.  Provides programs to support wellness appropriate for the unit population. 
  • Maintains flexibility in work schedule to connect regularly, in-person, with off shift staff.
  • In collaboration with ADON, monitors and assesses work flow and delegates assignments to appropriate staff on all shifts.  Also collaborates with unit staff to develop, recommend and implement procedures for care delivery using Evidence-Based Practice.   Identifies opportunities for systems improvement in patient care planning and care delivery through the collection and analysis of data.
  • Supervises and investigates Reportable Events, such as medication errors and accidents/incidents to assure completion, follow up, maintaining of current logs.
  • Oversees accountability of the interdisciplinary team (IDT) for management of the unit and to ensure patients are receiving a value-based delivery of care, ensuing patients are efficiently cared for through our continuum of services.
  • Understands and follows Universal Precautions as it pertains to potential exposure to all body fluids. Utilizes techniques of infection control.  Acts as a role model in this area.
  • Provides monthly in services to staff on the unit related to policies or timely clinical matters
  • Ensures all significant changes in condition are reported to medical provider.


Minimum Requirements:

RN Licensure is good standing

Prior LTC experience

Prior Management experience

BSN strongly preferred.