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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Unit Coordinator - Atrium Health Skilled Nursing - Stanly Manor - Full Time/Days

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Albemarle, NC, United States
Job ID: 38184
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 43511007731526-Nursing Administration
Location: Albermarle - 625 Bethany Rd

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Experienced LPNs hired for Full Time positions at a Skilled Nursing facility are eligible for a bonus of $10,000. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and educational assistance.

You may consider a skilled nursing facility if a family member requires regular help with daily tasks or if their condition requires more support and supervision than family can provide. At any of Atrium Health’s skilled nursing communities, you’ll find a committed and compassionate team dedicated to the care and well-being of residents and their families. We partner with the region’s top doctors and specialists to offer outstanding skilled nursing and rehabilitative care in a setting that feels like home.
Sometimes referred to as a nursing home, skilled nursing at Atrium Health is a comprehensive approach to 24/7 care. Our skilled nursing facilities are licensed, inspected and regulated by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Job Summary

M - F 8am-5pm; Occasional on call and weekends

The Unit Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of nursing services on his/her shifts, promotes cooperation and assures proper communication flow. The Unit Coordinator promotes a safe environment for residents, teammates and visitors and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. The Unit Coordinator maintains clinical and professional competency and demonstrates leadership in the role of professional nurse, preceptor, and clinical resource. This position assists with nursing tasks on the units directed by the Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager or Nursing Supervisor.



Essential Functions

  • Responsible for resident satisfaction with care and services
  • Schedule and organize assignments for resident care, breaks, meals and cleaning duties
  • Assume responsibilities for all activities on the unit (including labs, weights, monitoring of labs etc.)
  • Handle family concerns, staffing issues, and other aspects of resident care, notifying the Administrator/DON as appropriate
  • Ensure the Unit Secretary conducts his/her responsibilities in an accurate and timely manner
  • Transcribe, verify and implement the physicians’ orders according to policy
  • Ensure that resident care conditions and concerns are reported accurately at the end of the shift and document the same information on the communication report
  • Assist with orienting new teammates to the unit
  • Report all incident and medication errors to DON and assure that appropriate form is filled out
  • Assure that ADL’s are logged in Care Tracker each shift.
  • Conduct staff meetings as indicated/necessary in Nursing Supervisor’s or Assistant Nurse Manager’s absence
  • Make rounds to determine resident care level, environment safety and employees’ performance
  • Ensure that residents’ care plans are being followed through by appropriate staff members.
  • Direct resident care, such as routine medication administration performance of treatments, therapies and procedures

     

Physical Requirements

 

Must speak English and be able to communicate effectively with residents, visitors and staff. Must have good general vision and hearing, as well as excellent verbal skills. Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift a minimum of 10 pounds shoulder high. Critical thinking and the ability to respond quickly and efficiently to stressful situations in necessary.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Current LPN licensure to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of NC required. Two years of nursing experience with the geriatric population required. Ability to work quickly and efficiently with minimal supervision.