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To Hannah Duston Staff: Mom was admitted to the hospital - She had a bad spell. She needed much care - she didn’t feel well. After a time, her condition changed to fair. She was almost herself - but not quite there. She couldn’t stay at the hospital, yet couldn’t be alone. What could we do until she was ready for home? We looked around almost everywhere, For a placed that offered specialized care. We searched high and we searched low. Then decided Hannah Duston - was where she would go. We were nervous when she arrived - didn’t know what to expect. She was immediately welcomed with the utmost respect. We were afraid this place would make her feel blue. We were pleased to find the opposite was true. Everyone was so friendly from each nurse to those who clean. The atmosphere was the cheeriest that I’ve ever seen. Each OT, PT, each nurse, every food service worker every CNA Receptionist, hairdresser, social worker, the administrator went out of their way, To make mom feel comfortable and welcomed from the very first day. She has improved tremendously - due to Hannah Duston’s care When mom needed you - we are glad you were there. She is headed back to her home - Many thanks to ALL of you, We are eternally grateful for all that you do. Many thanks to one and all - you work so hard and I must confess In the entire world - YOU ARE THE BEST!!! With much gratitude, Judith Z., Marion H.’s daughter


Hannah Duston Healthcare Center

Clinical Nurse Manager

Location: Topsfield, MA - Masconomet Healthcare Center

Category: Nursing

Clinical Nurse Manager - Full Time

Primary Responsibilities:
• Under the direction of the Director of Nursing Services, holds 24-hour authority, responsibility and accountability for the clinical management of assigned resident/patient care unit.
• Monitors compliance with established budgetary and reimbursement guidelines.
• Participates in regularly scheduled nursing department meetings.
• Makes resident/patient rounds with a report to the Director of Subacute Services and Dir. of Nursing.
• Directs, evaluates and supervises all resident/patient care and initiates corrective action as necessary.
• Conducts quality assurance and continues quality improvement monitoring.
• Assesses resident equipment maintenance and supply needs and makes recommendations to the Dir. of Subacute Services and/or Dir. of Nursing.
• May conduct staff meetings; coordinate services rendered by nursing personnel with those rendered by personnel of other departments.
• Observes infection control policies and procedures relating to nursing services.
• Directs and supervises activities of professional and non-professional nursing personnel; evaluates staff performance.
• Supports and participates in In-services Education Programs.
• Monitors infection control practices of nursing personnel.
• May be required to coordinate and conduct neurology rounds, contracture rounds, patient care rounds and skin rounds.
• Ensures that physicians are notified of changes in residents' conditions, weight, medication errors, medication not available, abnormal lab/xray results, new admissions/discharges and any other unusual observations..

Prerequisites:
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
• Current State license as a Registered Nurse.
• Minimum of three (3) years recent clinical experience preferably in Medical-Surgical, Gerontological or Rehabilitative Nursing.
• Knowledge of Geriatric Nursing preferred, State and Federal Regulations, Medicare, Medicaid and MDS.
• Prior MDS Management experience preferred.
• Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support in accordance with American Heart Association or American Red Cross standards.
• Knowledge of growth and development across the life span required.

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