Unit Manager - LVN
Company: Eskaton Care Center Greenhaven
Posted on: January 16, 2022
*** $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
- 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
- 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
- Conducts daily rounds of all patients and is apprised of any
- 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 &
- Cardio Pulminary Res
- Licensed Vocational Nurse
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