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Posted 10/23/2020
Job # 70164
Title: Unit Manager
Facility: confidential
Company: LeaderStat
Location: Lake Forest Park, WA
Salary: competitive

In healthcare you want to work with people who all aim high, and provide above average care to all patients every day. At this north Seattle Skilled Nursing Facility, the team does this and supports each other with daily encouragement too! If you want to experience this great lifestyle for yourself, now's your chance - they're seeking a new nursing Unit Manager with either an RN or LPN license.

This client would prefer a Registered Nurse (in WA) for the role, but an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (in WA) with stable tenure will also be considered a viable match.

The Unit Manager role:
The Unit Manager has 24-hour responsibility for assigned care unit to include all resident care services and 24-hour staffing coverage. The UM coordinates with interdisciplinary team and Director of Nursing to maintain effective teamwork to provide quality care. The hours for the UM will primarily be Monday-through-Friday on the day shift, with flexibility so as to meet varied floor needs.

• Responsible for staff hiring, training, performance evaluations, corrective and disciplinary actions.
• Provides overall leadership, direction and supervision to teams on the floor (s).
• Ensures daily observation and assessment of each resident. Directs and participates in resident care. Responsible for ensuring all aspects of the care plan are properly implemented.
• Maintains open communications daily with the Director of Nursing Services on the status of all residents and staff.
• Leads the unit staff by ensuring proper orientation and training, timely performance reviews, and counseling/discipline on performance concerns.
• Works in conjunction with the Director of Nursing Services in completing the unit licensed staff annual performance evaluations. Works in conjunction with the unit nurse in completing the NAC reviews.
• Integrates and supports the assessment, planning, and implementation of the admission, transfer and discharge process.
• Serves as a role model and provides leadership in problem solving among unit staff. Creates and promotes an atmosphere of respect, and personal integrity and team work.
• Assures quality of care.
• Reviews, logs and completes the resident incident reports.
• Coordinates follow through of the medical records process.
• Monitor the utility and medication room for orderliness.
• Promotes effective communication between the nursing staff, interdisciplinary staff, residents and families.
• Maintains a unit environment of safe work practices.
• Attends care planning conferences.
• Attends care planning conferences.
• Ensures follow-through on dietary and pharmacy reviews, incident reports.
• Participates in continuing education programs to maintain current license and upgrades nursing skills and knowledge of current trends and standards in LTC.
• Attends weekly meetings with Director of Nursing Services.
• Promote the Mission, Vision, and Values of the SNF in all areas of responsibility.

An ideal candidate will enjoy:
• The support of an encouraging team at a top-rated Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)
• Competitive pay rate
• $10,000 sign-on bonus
• Monday through Friday shift
• Generous benefit package
• Potential for future career advancement
• An organization that puts the resident first in all they do
Ideal candidate will bring:
• Nursing license (either Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse) in Washington State
• Clinical experience in a long term care setting
• Some experience supervising others
• An appreciation of seniors and enjoyment of developing friendly relationships with seniors & their loved ones
• Ability to adapt to change in the workplace
• Clear & candid communication style
• Creative ability to problem solve in the moment
• Comfort with being a supportive teammate and leader of others

This community is far enough north of the heart of Seattle that someone driving there would avoid the worst of the traffic, whether driving north from downtown or coming over the top of Lake Washington from the East or North.

Want to explore the details and see if this may be the next career step for you? Great!

Email your resume today for immediate consideration:

Or if you have questions, please call Michelle Koch, Executive Search Consultant, at (480)991-0218 x303.

Contact: Michelle Koch, Executive Recruiter
Telephone: (888) 781-0882
Fax: (480) 991-0274
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