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Nursing Unit Manager, RN, Full Time

Company: Covenant Living Communities
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!Making a difference in the lives of others - that's what working at Covenant Living is all about. Our healthcare professionals have the opportunity each and every day to make a difference in the lives of older adults. From improving our residents' quality of life, to creating peace of mind for them and their families, our team members know that as a part of our community, they are changing lives. Covenant Living, the nation's sixth-largest nonprofit senior living provider, is seeking qualified candidates for Nurse Managers, RN to help in fulfilling our common purpose: to create joy and peace of mind for our residents and their families by creating a better way of life. Join our organization, where teamwork, respect, and service is part of our everyday environment and build your health care career in a supportive, faith-based community. Position is available in skilled nursing. General work hours are 3 pm to 11 pm, Monday, Wednesday - Friday, and 7 am to 3:30 pm on Tuesdays, with ability to flex as needed to work during occasional mornings and weekend.In this role, the Nurse Manager, RN will:

  • Supervise professional and non-professional nursing staff. Ensure quality of care by making rounds to determine effectiveness of care, resident satisfaction, and compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Manage the overall functioning of the building for assigned shift.
  • Reviews potential admissions to facility, including medication verification.
  • Perform chart audits and oversees care plans and triple checks with MDS Coordinator.
  • Provide explanation of nursing policies and procedures and assistance to staff to ensure ongoing understanding and training.
  • Support the Restorative and Wound Care programs. Round with wound care doctor on Tuesdays, document and follow up on items identified.
  • With Director of Nursing, participate in evaluation, discipline, coaching and motivation of staff.
  • Communicate on regular basis with Director of Nursing and/or administration regarding observations and suggestions of problem areas, resident and employee activities, concerns, needs, etc.
  • Provide explanation of nursing care to residents and families according to procedures. Provide instructions relating to medical care as appropriate.
  • Administer direct and/or emergency care when necessary. Respond to emergency needs of residents. Contact emergency medical services for assistance when required.
  • Handle special projects as assigned by DON or ADON.
  • Assign work areas and relocate staff as needed to assure high quality of nursing care and completion of tasks.
  • Assist in orientation of new nursing personnel and reinforce training standards to maintain high quality of care.
  • Assure the functional and sanitary maintenance of the nursing units and equipment. Report routine and emergency maintenance needs according to established procedures.
  • Assure the safety and security of patients through the proper use of equipment, safety devices, and by knowing and following fire, safety and disaster procedures.
  • Communicate with other department supervisors, physicians, consultants, staff, residents, and families to coordinate care of residents.The ideal candidate will have:
    • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
    • Must be currently licensed as an RN in the State of IL.
    • 2 years nursing experience.
    • 2 years of supervisory experience.
    • Restorative and/or Wound Care certification, or able to obtain one within 90 days of hire, which Covenant will support.
    • Ability to effective use electronic medical records and HRIS systems.
    • Desire to serve and interact with older adults.For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Employer paid group term life and disability
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
      • 403(b) with a 3% employer match
      • Fitness center use at most facilities.
      • Various voluntary benefits:
        • Life, AD&D
        • Tuition assistance and scholarships
        • Employee assistance program
        • Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
        • Pet InsuranceFor more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit www.covliving.org or www.covenantcareathome.org.Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Homeare equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

Keywords: Covenant Living Communities, Carol Stream , Nursing Unit Manager, RN, Full Time, Executive , Carol Stream, Illinois

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