Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center RN Clinical Nurse Manager in Marion, Massachusetts

RN Clinical Nurse Manager -_Full Time_

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitors compliance with established budgetary and reimbursement guidelines.

  • Makes resident/patient rounds with a report to the Dir. of Subacute Services and Dir. of Nursing.

  • Directs, evaluates and supervises all resident/patient care and initiates corrective action as necessary.

  • Conducts quality assurance and continues quality improvement monitoring.

  • Assesses resident equipment maintenance and supply needs and makes recommendations to the Dir. of Subacute Services and/or Dir. of Nursing.

  • May conduct staff meetings; coordinate services rendered by nursing personnel with those rendered by personnel of other departments.

  • Observes infection control policies and procedures relating to nursing services.

  • Directs and supervises activities of professional and non‐professional nursing personnel; evaluates staff performance.

  • supports and participates in In‐services Education Programs.

  • monitors infection control practices of nursing personnel.

  • May be required to coordinate and conduct neurology rounds, contracture rounds, patient care rounds and skin rounds.

  • Ensures that physicians are notified of changes in residents' conditions, weight, medication errors, medication not available, abnormal lab/xray results, new admissions/discharges and any other unusual observations.

Prerequisites:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Current State license as a Registered Nurse.

  • Minimum of 3 years recent clinical experience preferably in Medical‐Surgical, Gerontological or Rehabilitative Nursing.

  • Knowledge of Geriatric Nursing preferred, State and Federal Regulations, Medicare, Medicaid and MDS.

  • Prior MDS Management experience preferred;

  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support in accordance with American Heart Association or American Red Cross standards

  • Knowledge of growth and development across the life span required

Location: Marion, MA - Sippican Healthcare Center

Category: Nursing