We are currently interviewing for culture gurus to join our team as a Respiratory Unit Manager, RN at our center.
We’re Villa, and we make people better. It’s our philosophy and way of life. Our goal is to never settle on behalf of our guests, their families, and our staff – in short, our people. We push the boundaries of our industry standards, by striving to better the lives of all people we come across and by always doing more than what is expected. Everything we do is rooted in making people better by always being better ourselves. Of course, we’re focused on quality care and good outcomes. But we’re here to do so much more. Villa’s leadership has a vision of rising above the status quo—of never settling, and of shattering the old image of this industry. We’ve always wanted to be a part of something greater, and we’re making that a reality. Our commitment to our people, our environment and clinical programs will allow us to fulfill our mission of making people better.
Our employees supplement their clinical expertise with passion and a willingness to exceed expectations, every time. Work can be fun when you feel you’re a part of something bigger, and the members of our Villa family illustrate this daily. As a team, we commit to being BETTER: We are committed to positive employee engagement through team work & recognition, resulting in an increase in positive clinical outcomes through communication and respect.
Under the supervision of the Administrator, the Respiratory Unit Manager assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned core programs. Leadership is provided to all staff through daily oversight of respiratory care on the assigned unit. This person must facilitate a strong working relationship with the RN supervisor responsible for the clinical care of the unit. Unit Managers adhere to the standards of care, manage the environment to maintain resident/patient safety, and supervise the resident/patient care activities.
This role will….
Plans and coordinates the unit's therapeutic program schedule which meets the spiritual, social, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs of the patients.
Monitors daily functioning of the unit to ensure continuity of, and appropriate changes in, the program.
Assesses the educational need of unit staff regarding dementia specific knowledge, behavior management, communication skills, and strategies to support patient function, and knowledge of the program.
Works with the staff member responsible for in-service training to plan, coordinate and conduct appropriate training for unit staff; provides in-service training relevant to the needs of center personnel, as directed by the Administrator, regarding social/emotional needs of Alzheimer's residents.
In cooperation with Admissions / Marketing, markets the unit through involvement in community organizations.
Provides family members with information about the unit, for example, through the center's newsletter or other center communication. Provides assistance with patient admission to ensure a smooth transition.
Assists with the adjustment of the newly admitted patient and family to the center; Contacts the new patient and/or family weekly for the first month after admission to ensure that needs are being met and that difficulties are being resolved.
Ensures appropriate discharge plans are available upon admission and revised as necessary; When appropriate, consults with and assists the patient and family in planning and implementing the patient's discharge;
Keeps abreast of current research, new programs, and community resources which may benefit patients and families
Education: Bachelor's Degree (BSN) preferred or Licensed RN Positions as required by law. Possesses a current license to practice in the State as an RN.
Experience: One year of experience in health care in a respiratory setting providing services required. Prior experience working in a long-term care facility required. At least one year of prior supervisory experience preferred.