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Nurse Manager (RN) - 1st Shift
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview
  • Days: Monday - Friday (on-call/on-site every 4th weekend)
    Work Hours: 7:00 am- 3:30 pm
    Hours Per Shift: 8
    Shifts Per Pay Period: 10
    Position FTE: 1.0 FTE (Full-Time)
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Job code: lhw-e0-89771725

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Nurse Manager (RN) - 1st Shift
This position is responsible for managing one or more defined area(s) of nursing service at Lakeland Health Care Center and for providing clinical and managerial leadership for the day-to-day operations of the area(s).
This position manages subordinate supervisors who supervise employees on the nursing households and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these households.The Nurse Manager carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.*
Participate in Nursing Department policy and procedure formulation and implementation of objectives for the Nursing Department.
Implement and interpret specific standards and objectives for a defined area.
Interpret and translate the theoretical concepts of nursing into the delivery of nursing services.
Evaluate the quality and appropriateness of nursing care, including documentation.
Evaluate the performance of all nursing staff in an assigned area(s).
Monitor compliance with requirements of regulatory agencies.
Participate in the state and federal nursing home survey and implement the plan of correction for nursing deficiencies as well as monitor the plan for compliance.
Interpret job expectations and lines of authority to staff.
Assume leadership roles on committees.
Perform nursing tasks during staff shortages.
Use information systems to retrieve and retain essential records and services.
Act as the communication liaison between the Director of Nursing and the staff.
Plan, direct and supervise nursing and health care services for a defined area(s).
Participate, as needed, in an on call rotation with Director of Nursing, other Nurse Manger and MDS Coordinator for nursing management problems.
Complete the investigation of alleged resident abuse, neglect or misappropriation. Forward all investigative results to the Director of Nursing.
Participate in interdisciplinary resident care conferences following admissions, quarterly and on an as-needed basis.
Institute, monitor and participate in the Quality Assurance and Assessment process to evaluate the quality of care provided in a defined area.
Inspect unit areas to verify that resident needs are met and collaborate with support services to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment.
Ensure cost effective use of resources and provide input to the Director of Nursing for budget preparation for a defined area(s).
Ensure the appropriate orientation, training and continuing education for nursing staff and self.
Provide a climate conducive to educational experiences for nursing and Certified Nursing Assistant students.
Coordinate nursing with the services of other disciplines.
Provide a safe level of care by evaluating and maintaining staffing schedules and adjusting as necessary on a daily basis.
Communicate and provide support to residents and their families with regard to problem solving and decision making for the improvement and continuation of quality resident care.
Participate in fire drills and direct disaster evacuations and procedures when circumstances warrant.
Represent the Nursing Department in the absence of the Director of Nursing as well as provide coverage for other management staff as needed.
Work with social services and therapeutic recreation to enhance the Memory Caf as a means of community support.
Work with all disciplines to specialize the memory care neighborhoods in order to enhance each resident's life.
Audit documentation of nurses and nursing assistants on a daily basis.
Work with the Director of Nursing to develop specialized teams such as wound care and infection control.
Complete and assure accuracy of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) process.
Participate in the annual emergency preparedness project.
Demonstrate a commitment to county safety and risk management efforts.
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.*
**_Education and/or Experience_**
Associate's degree in nursing and three to five years of relevant prior experience.Bachelor's degree preferred.Proven experience in ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry as well as ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.Proven experience with medical terminology.
**_Interactions & Communication_**
Required to actively persuade and/or direct others toward the achievement of expected outcomes.
**_Certificates, Licenses, Registrations_**
Wisconsin Registered Nurse license.
**_Decision Making_**
This position has authority to make decisions that are consistent with policies and precedents; supervision and managerial direction is available as requested.These decisions directly impact performance at the department-wide level and decision making required a close collaboration of all those involved in the decision making process.
**_Thinking & Problem Solving_**
In relation to established procedures, protocols and policies of the County, challenges and problems occurring in this position must be addressed within broader, department-wide procedures and practices.
**_Tools and Equipment Used_**
Telephone FAX Machine
Calculator Personal Computer/Printer
Copy Machine Various Medical-Related Devices
**_WORK ENVIRONMENT_******The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, and risk of radiation.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
**_PHYSICAL DEMANDS_******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.
Ability to constantly use bilateral upper extremities, above/below waist and above/below shoulder height.
Ability to constantly walk and stand
Ability to constantly use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or to tend to resident needs.
Ability to constantly lift and move up to 25 pounds.
Ability to frequently lift and move up to 75 pounds with aid of provided equipment, or a second person assist.
Ability to frequently lift, push or pull 50 pounds unassisted with bending and twisting of trunk.
Ability to communicate to residents using talking and hearing.
Ability to identify resident care needs through hearing and seeing.
Must be free from communicable disease.
"Constant" means at least 2/3's of the shift.
"Frequent" means at least 1/3 of the shift.
Selection Process:
Formal Walworth County Electronic Application
Education & Experience Review
RN License Verification
Oral Department Interview
Reference Check
Background Check
Post Offer Physical Exam
Drug Screen
Other job related tests may be required.
*Job Code:* 2018-00077
*Job Title:* Nurse Manager (RN) - 1st Shift
*Closing Date/Time:* Wed. 05/30/18 5:00 PM Central Time
*Salary:* $36.60 - $47.10 Hourly
*Job Type:* Full-time
*Location:* Elkhorn, Wisconsin
*Department:* Lakeland Health Care Center

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