Unit Manager - Nurse
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. - Shawnee, KS

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Unit Manager - Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job Number: 69302
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BSL) a publicly traded company (NYSE: BKD)

Want to become a member of our professional team and work for the largest senior living provider in the United States?

Consider joining our team at the Sweet Life of Rosehill located in Shawnee, KS!!

One Company - One Mission - One Voice. Good people make the difference and are the key to the company’s success. Brookdale Senior Living operates 640 locations in 36 states and employs approximately 40,000 full and part time associates and serves nearly 72,000 residents. BSL offers its residents access to a full continuum of services. - independent living, assisted living, retirement centers / continuing care retirement communities ( CCRC ) and management services.

Immediate Opening: Unit Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Sweet Life Rosehill--12802 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66216
Contact: Carla James
E-mail: CJames@brookdaleliving.com

Responsibilities include:

*Assessing the needs and development of residents and implementing comprehensive care plans accordingly
*Working with interdisciplinary team members in developing a discharge plan for individual residents and assisting in achieving discharge planning
*Communicating and acting as a liaison between residents, family, physicians, and staff
*Conducting resident rounds to assess and/or supervise nursing care, assess condition of residents, and ensure a safe, clean, and comfortable environment
*Auditing staff nurses to ensure that all resident care systems and processes are followed per policy
*Reviewing discharge summaries of all residents
*Conducting periodic reviews of care plans to ensure they are interdisciplinary and updated by the Charge Nurse as changes occur
*Ensuring proper transition of nursing report upon starting and ending shift duty hours
*Ensuring assigned work areas (i.e. nurse station, med. Cart, medication room, etc.), resident care rooms, and treatment areas are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner
*Attending regularly conducted staff meetings as scheduled by the Director of Nursing/Nurse Manager and participating regularly in continuing education in-service programs
*Completing follow up investigation and providing, or arranging for, follow up education related to any medication errors, as needed
*Ensuring medication room and medication cart are locked according to regulations
*Following up on any pharmacy recommendations to assure response and implementation of order changes

We seek the following qualifications:

*Must be a graduate from an Accredited Nursing School with a current RN or LPN state nursing certification in good standing with no actions on license.
*Must possess one (1) to three (3) of experience in nursing service administration, including one (1) year of management experience.
*Additional education or experience in such areas as rehabilitative or geriatric nursing is preferred
*CPR and First Aid certifications must be current

HOW TO APPLY : Please send your resume to Carla James at CJames@brookdaleliving.com or apply online at www.brookdalecareers.com .

Brookdale Senior Living is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug free work place.

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