Position Type : Full Time - Permanent
Relocation Approved :
Recruiter : Verteramo, Beth
Job Description : This Unit Manager opening is on our Geri-Psych Unit To function at a professional nursing level using both administrative leadership and clinical expertise in order to assure that comprehensive care and treatment is rendered to customer population, collaborates with the interdisciplinary team in the design, implementation and evaluation of various programs within the unit. Twenty four hour responsibility for the continuity of nursing care and the management of the customer welfare.
Heritage Nursing Care Center is located northwest of Boston, Massachusetts, in an urban setting in the historically-significant city of Lowell. Its spacious center overlooks the beautiful Merrimack River. Heritage is centrally located between two community hospitals and easily accessible from southern New Hampshire and the Boston Metropolitan Area. Heritage is organized into three distinct communities. The first floor is an Alzheimer's Community fittingly named Homestead, overseen by a full-time program manager specialized in Alzheimer's Disease. The second floor is a Medicare community which specializes in medically-complex care, pain and wound management, IV therapies, and intensive Rehabilitative Services, all overseen by Medical Director, Dr. Eric Romanowsky. The third floor community services include LongTerm Care and Restorative Care
Qualifications : Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with proven leadership experience for a minimum of two years. Must have 5 years RN experience. Geriatric-Psych experience preferred. Knowledge of OBRA and JCAHO guidelines is a plus as well as understanding of PPS. Must be able to work independently and have strong interpersonal skills.