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RN Unit Manager – Sub Acute Rehab

Elderwood at Amherst

This is a Full-time position in Amherst, NY posted November 17, 2020.

Join Our Team: Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Overview:

Elderwood at Amherst has a rewarding opportunity for a Registered Nurse Unit Manager (RN) on our 22 bed Sub Acute Rehab Unit (SAR). This is a full time career opportunity.


This critical role requires leadership skills and a strong clinical background. The RN Unit Manager will interface with physicians and other health care professionals while ensuring that all nurses and CNAs are providing the highest level of care to their residents. 


RN Unit Manager Position Overview:

  • The RN Unit Manager team member assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by being responsible for the Nursing services and oversight of social programming for all residents on his/her assigned unit for a twenty-four (24) hour basis; involves communication with physicians, families, co-workers and other Health Care professionals, management of nursing staff performance, evaluating and hiring of staff, responsible for nursing care reporting, documentation, planning, implementation and evaluation.


RN Unit Manager – Responsibilities: 

  • Assure responsibility for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a residents’ nursing care plan, and the coordination of the interdisciplinary goals and approaches to the needs or health care problems of residents.
  • Ensure the unit and environment is maintained in good order for the well being of staff and residents.
  • Attend all meetings and required or preferred in-service training as requested by the Administrator and Director of Nursing.
  • Generate and develop ideas, which improve the quality of care for residents or increase job productivity and satisfaction.
  • Encourage involvement and recognize staff for making exceptional contributions.


RN Unit Manager – Qualifications:

  • Possession of a State License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years nursing experience, and at least one (1) year of experience in a Nursing leadership role; interest or experience in geriatrics required, experience with dementia patients desirable.
  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Nursing is preferred.
  • Management skills for supervising and coordinating care of residents required. Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing, utilize creative problem solving, and handle problems diplomatically required.
  • Exhibits characteristics of effective managerial leadership skills. These characteristics should include: desire for improvement; builder of trust; creating an environment where staff can experience pride. Their efforts are directed at allowing each worker to perform his or her own work and performing in a manner consistent with the aims and standards of the organization.

Company Details: Elderwood at Amherst is a 92 bed skilled nursing facility (SNF). We offer comprehensive, personalized orthopedic, cardiac and post-surgical rehab programs, including physical, occupational and speech therapy. We also offer specialty programs that include Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care. EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.