Sub Acute Unit Manager

Job ID: 20217 Posted: 2015/09/01 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Nursing City: Irvington, NJ Location: Alaris Health at Essex


Job Information:

Alaris Health at Essex, a 212 bed-skilled nursing Center in Irvington, New Jersey, seeks a unit manager at a professional nursing level to lead the department and assume 24-hour responsibility for the continuity of nursing care and management of the residents’ welfare. Additional responsibilities include:

  • collaborating with the director of nursing in maintaining adequate nursing coverage to provide safe nursing care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, covering on weekends and holidays as requested
  • orienting, demonstrating, teaching and evaluating nursing staff’s skills and assessing their work performance
  • implementing the progressive counseling process and making recommendations or taking disciplinary action as needed
  • participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of quality assurance activities for the Center and/or unit
  • developing and implementing discharge plans with residents, their families and the interdisciplinary team
  • developing a program to facilitate continuity of care when residents are transferred to other nursing Center or the hospital
  • preparing written reports, reviewing records and participating in data collection as needed
  • submitting budget requests
  • and above all, ensuring that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights
Job Requirements:
  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing
  • Minimum of three (3) year in a leadership role (e.g. head nurse, supervisor or similar)
  • Currently licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing Examiners of Nurses
  • Association of Professional Nurses membership is recommended
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve and make responsible decisions
  • Ability to positively interact with everyone from residents to government agencies and the general public
  • Experience developing and implementing programs, policies and procedures necessary to providing quality care
  • Highly knowledgeable about nursing and medical practices and procedures as well as Federal and State regulations laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to long-term care
About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
Contact: For more information feel free to contact us at jgibbs@alarishealth.com