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Unit Manager RN (Registered Nurse)

RN Unit Manager | JGS Lifecare | JNH

JGS Lifecare, located in the quaint town of Longmeadow, MA, has been the proud caretaker of the elderly within the local community for over 100 years!  Founded on the Jewish principle of respecting age as a blessing, we have dedicated ourselves to delivering the best in elder care services to people of every faith and every background. So as we enter our second century, we are excited to introduce a new range of services and updates to serve our life-long commitment to our community.  Our spacious campus has a full-array of services including Skilled Nursing, Senior Living and Community programs that consist of traditional long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, memory care, assisted living, hospice and day health support services.  Our employees are an outstanding team of professionals who go above-and-beyond each day with their compassionate care to our residents and the individuals we serve.  

Position Summary

As a member of the nursing team and reporting to the Director of Nursing, the RN Unit Manager functions by overseeing and directing the day-to-day department activities of the Unit of residents who are under the direct care of the Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. You will be part of a management team of proven, dedicated professionals committed to quality care and personal growth. 

*Benefits:

  •  Health, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)*
  • 401k Pension Plan 
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Vacation, Holidays and Sick Days
  • Bereavement Time
  • Special Event Days
  • Direct Deposit
  • Voluntary Benefits: STD, supplemental STD, LTD, Catastrophic Illness, Universal Life with Living Benefits, Disability Income Protection, Accident Insurance, Auto and Pet Insurance, LifeLock® Identity Theft Program Discount
  • In Service Training and Development Programs
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Future Leadership Program
  • Fitness Rebate Opportunity
  • Health and Wellness Incentive Program
  • Discount Food and Supply Purchase Program
  • Cash Advance Program
  • Free On-Campus Parking
  • Public Transportation Stops on Campus
  • Easy access to our campus from Interstate 91

   Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Assumes responsibility for all nursing care provided to residents within an assigned unit; knows the residents’ conditions at all times; observes and supervises nursing care according to physician’s orders and in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative policies.
  • Recognizes and interprets symptoms, reports on residents’ conditions and assists with or institutes remedial measures of adverse developments.
  • Assists in maintaining a physical, social and psychological environment which is conducive to the best interest and welfare of residents.
  • Investigates and studies trends and developments in nursing practices and techniques and assesses their adaptability to the needs of specific nursing policies.
  • Instructs staff in the use of policies and procedures and assures that all policies and procedures are followed by nursing staff.

 Qualifications:

  • Current RN license in Massachusetts
  • One (1) to Three (3) years’ experience as a supervisor, preferred
  • RN or LPN graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Must have excellent clinical assessment skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in-writing. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate organizational skills.
  • Represent the Organization both onsite and in the community
  • Maintain regulatory compliance in accordance with state and federal guidelines
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with residents, family members, staff and medical team
  • Work in partnership with the Director of Nursing and the Executive Director to ensure quality, person-centered care

Hours: Full-Time, M-F Days, On-call Coverage as needed/required.  

Apply today and become part of our JGS Lifecare team! 

JGS Lifecare conducts extensive background checks and professional references for all potential employees. You must be able to provide a recent physical and required immunizations.

JGS is an equal opportunity employer, veterans & disability. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is pr

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Why Choose JGS Lifecare

JGS Lifecare is committed to being an “Employer of Choice”. We offer multiple employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health care settings. At JGS Lifecare, you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation package for eligible employees.

Diversity & Inclusion

JGS Lifecare is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.