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Unit Manager - LVN

Company: Eskaton Care Center Greenhaven
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

*** $1,500 Sign-On Bonus for those hired before March 31, 2022! Some restrictions apply ***With over 2,000 employees and 36+ properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build a solid career with.Certified in 2019 as "A Great Place to Work" by Fortune Magazine and selected in 2018 by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the "Best Places to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 50 years. Through innovative approaches to health, housing and social services, Eskaton is Transforming the Aging Experience by offering life-enriching experiences and creating a culture of purposeful living. Well-being is the very center of our philosophy, and we express our belief that Age is Beautiful by celebrating the lives of older adults throughout the Eskaton family. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.Our Benefits include but are not limited to...

  • Wellness programs upon hire
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Plan, including dental and vision coverage
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Retirement Plan, 100% company funded / minimum account balance $4,000 (Minimum eligibility requirements apply)
  • Paid Time Off programs
  • Voluntary benefits & supplemental insurance availableThis position is eligible for Eskaton's health benefits package the first of the month following 60 days of employment and Paid Time Off benefits program after 90 days of employment. Some benefits may not be applicable to on call or part time employees.Position Summary:The Unit Manager provides support to the Director of Nursing, including: performing the basic tasks of assessment (RAI), planning, intervention, supervision and evaluation of patient care to assure compliance within acceptable standards of care for assigned unit. This position works with nursing and other community staff to ensure quality care for all residents. Collaborates and supports (with Case Manager) the admissions and the movement of residents within the community based on required level of care. This position may serve as Director of Nursing in the absence of the DON.The starting salary for this position ranges from $74,500 to $90,619 annually.Position Responsibilities include:
    • The Unit Manager acts as the gatekeeper for the operation of the nursing unit.
    • Is accountable for the timeliness of the RAI process.
    • Evaluates admissions, in coordination with the Director of Nursing, Case Manager and Admissions Coordinator, to assure proper utilization and appropriate placement.
    • Ensures implementation of Eskaton and community policies and procedures through appropriate instruction to line staff.
    • Assumes ultimate accountability for coordination of nursing services in the assigned unit.
    • Provides daily supervision of patient care to include first level monitoring responsibility for significant changes in patient clinical condition, which includes the review of daily reports, incidents, etc. Assists in addressing family and staff concerns as it relates to quality of care, levels of care, bed utilization and discharge planning.
    • Keeps the Director of Nursing informed of all situations which may have an adverse impact on patient welfare.
    • Provides crisis intervention backup for unit charge nurses in dealing with patient complaints or family concerns.
    • Immediately reports any suspected or observed incidents of resident abuse to Director of Nursing/Executive Director.
    • Determines the needs for appropriate training in collaboration with the Director of Staff Development.
    • Participates in the selection and hiring process and the ongoing evaluation of the nursing staff for assigned unit; responsible (in coordination with the Staffing Coordinator) for ensuring adequate staffing.
    • Maintains staff adherence to nursing policies and procedures.
    • Conducts daily rounds of all patients and is apprised of any changing conditions.
    • Promptly reports noticeable environmental or equipment repair needs to the maintenance department.QualificationsEducation:Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing and has a valid California RN or LVN license; current CPR certification.Training and Experience:Requires a minimum of two years' experience in nursing supervisory experience in acute, geriatric, rehabilitation or psychiatric nursing.Job Knowledge:Requires current knowledge of federal, state and local regulations related to all levels of skilled nursing healthcare and requires keeping abreast of current trends and new developments in nursing and healthcare administration. It also requires effective the following skills and abilities: verbal and literary communication skills to interact with all levels of personnel and outside contacts, effective managerial and inter-personal skills, the ability to plan, organize and implement work and be flexible enough to shift priorities quickly and work under pressure with constantly changing demands, and must be amenable to weekend call duties and emergency standby as conditions warrant.The final candidate must successfully pass Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test and health screen.Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.Licenses & CertificationsPreferred
      • Cardio Pulminary Res
      • Licensed Vocational Nurse

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