RN Nurse Manager (Full Time)

  • 2319 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55116, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Highland Chateau Health + Rehabilitation Center is always searching for talented and energetic employees who will make a difference in the lives of area seniors - it’s something we call Caring Above and Beyond. Come join us!

Job Description

Engagement

  • Counsels employees and initiates disciplinary action as necessary.
  • Acts as a mediator in staffing.
  • Encourages open communication between nursing staff on all shifts and cooperative relationships with other departments.
  • Ensure that all nurses understand the resident care plan, how to use equipment, and how to perform assigned duties.
  • Team player with an interest and enthusiasm for the total functioning of the nursing facility.
  • Serves as a role model for nursing employees.

Fiscal Responsibility/Financial Profitability

  • Participates in the decision to accept residents for admission based on treatment needs, cost-analysis and bed availability.
  • Assists in preparing and administering the budget for the department.
  • Assist DON in ensuring that staff are working their shifts as outlined on the master schedule (avoid overtime when possible and late punches-in or out).

Clinical Processes & Procedures

  • Ensure that resident’s charts are updated and free of errors.
  • Openly communicate with the Medical Director and DON relating to resident diagnoses and treatment plans. 
  • Assist with continuing education meetings for nursing staff.
  • Help develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures related to resident care.

Staffing

  • Makes walking rounds between shifts and whenever necessary to supervise and monitor work performance in terms of member care, staff regulations and efficiency of service.
  • Assist DON in reviewing daily census to ensure that residents nursing needs are met by assigning a sufficient number of staff for each shift in accordance with the budget.

Survey Readiness

  • Report occupational exposures to needle sticks, blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy and procedures governing accidents and incidents.
  • Participates in all inspections of nursing care by outside agencies and will be responsible for gathering information needed by inspectors from an assigned unit.
  • Inspect resident charts to ensure that there are no holes or errors.
  • Complete all documentation as recommended by Federal and State Guidelines.
  • Ensure that reportable events are communicated to the DON and state in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that nursing notes are informative and complete regarding the cares and services provided to the resident.
  • Assist the DON in reviewing all nursing personnel certifications and license to ensure that they are valid.

Qualifications

Education

  • Successful completion of a Registered Nursing (R.N.) program at an accredited school, college or university.

Experience

  • Registered Nurse with minimum of 2 years of experience in nursing in a long term care or rehabilitation nursing.
  • Overall understanding of MDS/RAI process, Case Mix, and Medicare/PPS.
  • Knowledge and experience in member assessment, developing care plans, utilizing the nursing process and coordinating interdepartmental efforts in achieving quality outcomes.
  • Strong clinical skills including assessment and treatment interventions for a variety of diseases/illness.
  •  Broad based health care operational expertise with understanding of financial analysis, negotiations with both oral and written communication.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must have and maintain an active R.N. license / registration in good standing on the state registry.

Availability & Attendance

  • Flexible work schedule (mornings, afternoons, nights, weekends, holidays, etc.) which may include hours beyond eight hours in a day, or 40 hours in a week.
  • Follows all attendance policies and procedures, including punctuality and proper timesheet usage.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.