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#15304 - Resident Care Manager (RN or LPN) (Seattle, Washington)

2020 has been eye opening for us all in myriad ways.  Among other important lessons, we all now know what an essential role a nurse plays in society. At our client's north Seattle Skilled Nursing Facility, the team supports its nurses with daily encouragement and appreciation! If you're a nurse leader and want to experience this great work setting for yourself, now's your chance - they're seeking a new nursing Unit Manager with either an RN or LPN license.

This client would prefer a Registered Nurse (in WA) for the role, but an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (in WA) with stable tenure will also be considered a viable match.


The Unit Manager role:

The Unit Manager has responsibility for assigned care unit to include all resident care services and 24/hr staffing coverage. The UM coordinates with interdisciplinary team and Director of Nursing to maintain effective teamwork to provide quality care. The hours for the UM will primarily be Monday-through-Friday on the day shift, with flexibility so as to meet varied floor needs.

  • Responsible for staff hiring, training, performance evaluations, corrective and disciplinary actions.
  • Provides overall leadership, direction and supervision to teams on the floor (s).
  • Works alongside team members to promote a team effort and maintain the highest quality resident service.
  • Delegates and assigns duties as appropriate and necessary.
  • Ensures daily observation and assessment of each resident. Directs and participates in resident care. Responsible for ensuring all aspects of the care plan are properly implemented.
  • Actively supports the entire nursing staff where assistance is needed.
  • Maintains open communications daily with the Director of Nursing Services on the status of all residents and staff.
  • Leads the unit staff by ensuring proper orientation and training, timely performance reviews, and counseling/discipline on performance concerns.
  • Works in conjunction with the Director of Nursing Services in completing the unit licensed staff annual performance evaluations. Works in conjunction with the unit nurse in completing the NAC reviews.
  • Integrates and supports the assessment, planning, and implementation of the admission, transfer and discharge process.
  • Serves as a role model and provides leadership in problem solving among unit staff. Creates and promotes an atmosphere of respect, and personal integrity and team work.
  • Ensures facility policies and procedures are followed.
  • Assures quality of care through completion of unit reports and assessments in care related areas such as infections, psychotropic (including AIMS reports), skin issues, weight reports and behavior issues.
  • Reviews, logs and completes the resident incident reports and provides copy to the Director of Nursing.
  • Coordinates follow through of the medical records process.
  • Monitor the utility and medication room for orderliness.
  • Promotes effective communication between the nursing staff, interdisciplinary staff, residents and families that demonstrates respect and cooperation.
  • Maintains a unit environment of safe work practices as a guide to quality resident care.
  • Attends care planning conferences.
  • Maintains a unit environment of safe work practices as a guide to quality resident care.
  • Attends care planning conferences.
  • Ensures follow-through on dietary and pharmacy reviews, incident reports.
  • Participates in continuing education programs to maintain current license and upgrades nursing skills and knowledge of current trends and standards in LTC.
  • Attends weekly meetings with Director of Nursing Services.
  • Assists in the organization of company-sponsored events, activities, and functions.
  • Performs special projects as assigned by the DNS.
  • Promote the Mission, Vision, and Values of the SNF in all areas of responsibility.
  • Other duties as assigned or may be necessary in an organization having overlapping roles and responsibilities.


An ideal candidate will enjoy:

  • The support of an encouraging team at a top-rated Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)
  • Competitive pay rate
  • $10,000 sign-on bonus
  • Monday through Friday day shift
  • Generous benefit package
  • Potential for future career advancement
  • An organization that puts the resident first in all they do


Ideal candidate will bring:

  • Nursing license (either Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse) in Washington State
  • Clinical experience in a long term care setting
  • Some experience supervising others
  • An appreciation of seniors and enjoyment of developing friendly relationships with seniors & their loved ones
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace
  • Clear & candid communication style
  • Creative abiltiy to problem solve in the moment
  • Comfort with being a supportive teammate and leader of others


This community is far enough north of the heart of Seattle that someone driving there would avoid the worst of the traffic, whether driving north from downtown or coming over the top of Lake Washington from the East or North.

Want to explore the details and see if this may be the next career step for you? Great!

Email your resume today for immediate consideration: mkoch@leaderstat.com

Or if you have questions, please call Michelle Koch, Executive Search Consultant, at (480)991-0218 x303.


Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, LVN, Unit Manager, Resident Care Manager, RN Supervisor, LPN Supervisor, Charge Nurse, Skilled Nursing Facility, SNF, CCRC.


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