Active Day is hiring a Nurse Manager to join our exciting energetic Adult Day Health center in West New York, NJ!
Perks of the job:
Competitive Compensation Packages
Work Life Balance
Paid Time off and Holiday Pay
The Nurse Manager manages the operation of the nursing department, ensuring the highest quality care is provided to the members. Duties involve hiring, scheduling, approval of overtime, supervising, directing personnel, evaluating staff, recommending pay increases, training nursing staff and participating in related medical committees. The Nurse Manager ensures that all work complies with company policies and procedures, safety and regulatory laws and standards.
Staffs, trains, schedules,supervises and evaluates nursing and day care staff, ensuring that nursing care is provided according to individual plan of care, physician's orders and emergent needs.
Ensures the accuracy and completeness of medical record documentation.
Performs member assessments and develops and implements medical plan of care.
Ensures that dietary parameters are met and coordinates with other internal and external ancillary services (pharmacy, Dental, Rehabilitation, Physical/Speech/Occupational Therapy, Audiology, DME) to ensure quality member care. Communicates with physicians to provide follow up care.
Establishes and schedules staff committees for Pharmacy and Infection Control and participates on Safety and Quality Assurance Committees.
Ensures that medical and nursing services are coordinated with family care and other therapeutic services and participates in individualized inter-disciplinary care plan conferences.
Maintains nursing station, ensuring that stock medications and emergency items are in order.
Provides orientation, health education and instruction to staff. Promotes member and family health through education, screening and monitoring activities.
Participates in community outreach programs, including communication with social service agencies and discharge planners.
Performs duties of Registered Nurse as needed.
May perform duties of Center Administrator as needed.
Provides active assistance with members as needed.
Participates in continuing nursing education.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
RN License, CPR certification, and valid malpractice insurance policy.
Must be bilingual- Spanish speaking.
At least 2 years full time equivalent supervisory experience in a licensed health care facility.
Geriatric and long term care experience preferred.
Knowledge of company policies and procedures
In-depth knowledge of Dept of Health and Senior Services Manuals of Standards for Adult Day Health Care Licensure
In-depth knowledge of applicable state and federal environmental and OSHA regulations
Ability to demonstrate excellent English communication skills, both orally and in writing
Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to demonstrate excellent organizational skills
Ability to make independent decisions
Ability to handle multiple priorities
Ability to motivate and train employees
Ability to lead and direct the activities of others
Exposure to biological agents (ie: body fluids, micro-organisms)
Continuous walking/standing up to 4 hours
Walking up to 4 hours in a 8 hour period
Standing up to 4 hours in a 8 hour period
Sitting up to 4 hours in a 8 hour period
Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
Occasional pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds
Frequent overhead reaching
Frequent bending, twisting, and kneeling
Internal Number: 2424
About Active Day
Active Day is one of the nation’s leading providers of adult day care and home care services for seniors and adults with disabilities. We have 100 adult day care centers in 13 states, where we happily serve approximately 9,000 members. Each adult day care center gives disabled adults and seniors access to a safe, engaging, and supportive environment where our thoughtful, attentive professionals create a positive experience for everyone involved.
There are a total of 14 Active Day centers across New Jersey specifically, in a community built on compassion and trust. Our fun and engaging approach comes from a genuine place. We love our jobs, and we take pride in knowing that we’re providing the highest quality, most personalized experience to seniors and adults with special needs.