Company Overview

Consulate Health Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of Senior Health Care Services. Operating more than 190 centers nationwide, we offer services ranging from short-term transitional care to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.

Since our formation in in 1997, our mission remains “Providing Service With Our Hearts and Hands”, which guides us in everything we do. Our short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing services help patients recover from illness, injury or medical procedure, and return to a self-sufficient lifestyle, and our assisted and independent Living services provide an engaging, community-oriented experience for our residents.

Our employees are the driving force behind our success in meeting our most important mission. We offer more than just a job – we offer rewarding careers- to those who share our unwavering commitment to helping others and to our Core Values of: Compassion, Honesty, Respect, Integrity and Passion.


(LPN) Unit Manager
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Job Description


(LPN) Unit Manager


'Long-term Care experience Preferred'

Job Function :
As Unit Manager, you are responsible for providing direct resident care in accordance with established plans. Supervises Clinical Nurses and Nurse Techs.

Duties and Responsibilities of (LPN) Unit Manager :
  • Act in the capacity as a Team Leader in a modified primary care setting.
  • Provide regular resident status updates to appropriate personnel.
  • Supervises Nurse Techs/LPN Clinical Nurse I & II, and participate in their evaluations.
  • Conduct and document a complete data collection of each resident’s medical status upon admission and throughout the resident’s course of treatment.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned resident.
  • Assist in recruiting and hiring nursing staff.
  • Provide supervision/counseling as needed to unit nursing staff.
  • Assist with completion of annual performance appraisals for all unit nursing personnel, including competency checklists.
  • Ensure compliance with resident rights policies and work with families and other staff, as needed, to resolve grievances.
  • Actively participate in the quality improvement process for the facility.
  • Must complete Preceptor Training.
  • Schedule, conduct, and document regular meetings with direct reports staff to ensure effective communication.
  • May assist as preceptor for LPN Clinical Nurse I, II, or III.
  • Attend and participate in care team conferences and/or other meetings with other departments to ensure satisfactory resident care.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical competency.
  • Participate in and/or provide in-service education sessions.
  • Oversee Falls Program and Pressure Sore Program on their unit.
  • May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.


Job Requirements

Education
Graduate/Completion of approved/accredited school of nursing. Valid license as an LPN in the state of practice.

Experience
Must have a minimum (3) years nursing experience preferred in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility. Minimum one (1) year experience in nursing administration.

Specific Requirements :
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active LPN license to practice as a nurse in this state.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.




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Job Overview
Company: Consulate Health Care
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Manages Others: No
Job Type: Health Care
Required Education: 2 Year Degree
Required Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Reference ID: WM-JHP2N27518VY4H19X7P
Location: Jacksonville, FL (map it!Map it!)
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