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Unit Manager LPN

Morgantown Health and Rehab

This is a Contract position in Morgantown, WV posted September 19, 2022.

Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse/ Unit Charge Manager for our Morgantown, WV location.

SUMMARY:
Manages and assumes 24-hour responsibility and accountability for resident care on assigned unit. Manages the unit in accordance with policy and procedure, State and Federal regulations to promote high quality care and service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assumes 24-hour responsibility and accountability for resident care on assigned unit.
Ensures complete and prompt reporting of incidents with follow-up as necessary to Administrator and Director of Nursing.
May serve as clinical supervisor for CNA’s in training class.
Meets with all 3 shifts at least once per month.
Actively participates in committee/programs as directed by Director of Nursing.
Participates in the development and implementation of new policies and procedures based on identified needs.
Assists MDS (Minimum Data Set) coordinator for assigned unit and helps admissions MDS for each resident.
Oversees resident care to promote the highest level of physical, mental and psychosocial functioning possible for assigned unit.
Actively participates in the Quality Assurance process, including attendance at Quality Assurance meetings and submission of required reports.
Ensures that significant changes in resident condition are communicated to the physician, family or responsible party.
Makes daily rounds on unit to ensure resident care needs and environmental standards are met, this includes monitoring of dining room during meal times.
Works collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary care team to provide holistic care. Reviews clinical records for completeness and accuracy as necessary.
Monitors, tracks, evaluates and reports infections for the unit. Acts as a resource for nursing staff.
Reviews applications for admission to the unit with Director of Nursing and Admissions Director. Works collaboratively with Director of Nursing to identify and provide orientation and continuing education for unit staff members.
Attends and actively participates in nursing supervisory meetings.

EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing plus 5-7 years of experience as a long-term care nurse; of which, a minimum of two years supervisory experience in acute, sub-acute or long-term care. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in the State. Must be proficient in the use of computer and programs utilized by the facility.

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