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RN Unit Manager

RN Unit Manager

Job ID 
Altoona Center for Nursing Care
Posted Date 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Based on experience

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Registered Nurse (RN) UNIT MANAGER needed for fast growing care center


Full Time- Monday-Friday


Altoona Center for Nursing Care is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, our center has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.


At the center of our mission is its skilled nursing units, with the Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager  overseeing staffing, supervising, directing and controlling the activities of the nursing personnel of the unit to ensure the highest quality of care is maintained at all times.


Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring policies and procedures are followed by all nursing personnel
  • Initiates/oversees administration of IV therapy as per facility policy
  • Conducting ongoing nursing unit rounds to review work in progress, evaluate resident care and handle routine medical needs
  • Initiating IV therapy and administers all IV drugs ordered
  • Ensuring the accurate documentation of all incidents /occurrences during shift.  Communicates with appropriate persons concerning unusual events.
  • Ensuring availability of all equipment, supplies, medications, and records necessary for effective operations during assigned shifts
  • Coordinating activities and personnel during emergencies
  • Managing schedules and staff assignments to meet resident care needs; participates in “on call” procedure as assigned.
  • Aiding in the admission of new residents, including the development of care plans to ensure that all medical, health and wellness needs are met
  • Additional responsibilities as needed/assigned


Due to the nature of our residents, compassion, patience, flexible and a desire to serve are necessary for success in the RN Unit Manger role. All applicants must be have a current, state-approved RN license or temporary practice permit, plus at least one year of experience in nursing and management (i.e. Head Nurse or comparable work). A strong knowledge of nursing principles, an understanding of long-term care regulations, and experience with Medicare/medical assistance is preferred.







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