Nurse Manager - RN

Company: The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society ( Learn More )

General Information
2 Year Degree
At least 1 year(s)
Job Description

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Show YOU care, join us today!

Nurse Manager - RN

Location: 2370 - GSS Davenport

700 Waverly Rd
Davenport, Iowa, 52804-4300
United States

Employment Type: Full-Time

Hourly: 0.00 - 0.00

Shift: Day

Job Summary
This position provides care to assigned residents in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.
Assesses plans, implements and coordinates a plan of care for residents in pertinent areas. Assures medications and treatments are administered to assigned residents. Assists with plan of care and interventions for effectiveness; assesses for accuracy of the MDS. Make changes on plan of care as needed. Safeguards residents' property. Maintains residents' self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information. Provides residents with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their care plans. Assists to maintain safe, pleasant, orderly resident living areas. Assures physicians' orders are processed and physicians notified in a timely manner; observes and documents observations and care given to residents. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents' conditions. Responds promptly to resident call lights. Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Uses the EMR accurately. Uses transfer equipment (gait belt, mechanical lifts, slide boards, lift/slip, etc) and handling techniques in a manner that makes residents feel safe. Demonstrates knowledge of department - specific safety, fire and disaster plans.

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. RN licensure for state of practice is required; current CPR certification or ability to become certified in CPR within 180 days of hire. Prior work experience in like or related position may be helpful.
Ability to communicate and comprehend.
Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.

This mid-manager position is eligible for a $7,000.00 signing bonus, payable in three (3) installments: 1) one third after 30 days successfully worked; 2) after 6 months worked; and 3) after one (1) year worked and successful performance evaluation. Responsible for day-to-day operation of two (2) of four homes, approximate daily census of 65-70 residents, ensuring the licensed and certified nursing staff provide high quality, safe & effective care. Nurse Manager position includes on-call responsibility Monday 6am to the following Monday 6am, every three weeks. During that week, Nurse Managers will cover any call-ins for Monday-Friday day shift, and phone coverage for second and third shifts. Nurse Manager will be expected to work for call-offs on 2nd and 3rd shifts if the scheduler is unable to cover that position. And, Nurse Manager will serve as back-up on the weekends for the nurses on-call. Nurse Manager-RN also participate in a periodic weekend on-call rotation for new admissions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status.


All qualified applicants will recieve consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status.

Job Requirements