RN Unit Manager – Aria of Brookfield – Brookfield, WI

Under the supervision of the DON, the RN Unit Manager assumes responsibility and accountability for assigned core programs. Direction is provided to all nursing staff through daily oversight of nursing care on the assigned unit(s). The RN Unit Manager must adhere to the standards of care, manage the environment to maintain resident/patient safety, and supervise the resident/patient care activities performed by RNs, LPNs and Nursing Assistants. Follows all Center policies and procedures and performs duties as defined by the State Nurse Practice Act.


Oversees all nursing staff of an assigned unit.


  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Makes daily work assignments.
  • Directs the work of employees.
  • Schedules lunch and rest breaks
  • Authorizes early departure from work.
  • Authorizes overtime.
  • Reassigns employees from one area to another area as center needs dictate.
  • Prepares written evaluations of assigned employees.
  • Enforces center policies with authority to issue Disciplinary Action Reports as needed.
  • Authority to suspend employees for rules violation.
  • Initials time records to authorize variances.
  • Interviews applicants that will be assigned to his/her area of responsibility.
  • Receives and handles employee complaints.
  • Participates in training programs and assists in orientation of new staff.

Review all daily Physician Orders and check follow through
Attends standup and reviews 24-hour report
On call as scheduled
Assist with resolution of resident/family concerns
Responsible for overseeing assigned Center core programs
Other assigned duties


Education: Possesses a current license to practice in the State of Wisconsin as an RN.

Experience: At least one year of prior supervisory experience preferred. Prior experience working in a long-term care center required.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to relate positively, effectively and appropriately with residents, families, community members, volunteers and other center staff. Possess special interest in, and a positive attitude about, working with long-term care residents and the elderly. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Meets all health requirements, as required by law. Knowledge of long term rules and regulations. Demonstrates basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company applications.
Microsoft Office version 1997, 2000 or XP, MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, E-mail, Outlook, Internet Explorer.

The responsibilities of this position involve significant physical activities including standing, lifting (up to 60 pounds unassisted), bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and twisting. The tasks on this position description marked with an asterisk (*) are those that regularly require these physical activities. All employees of nursing homes may be required to provide lifting and transfer assistance to residents. Lifting and/or transferring some residents will require use of a lifting device and /or assistance of other staff.
In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions are based on an assessment of the individual’s merits, qualifications, and abilities. They are not based on or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or handicap, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Facility also will make reasonable accommodations, as required by law, for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.


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