Administrator, Skilled Nursing Unit (RN)

Job Location US-NC-Charlotte
Job Opening ID
Presbyterian Medical Center
4D-Skilled Nursing Unit
Work Schedule
Nursing Administration
Job Status


The Director of Nursing reports to the Chief Nursing Officer for the greater Charlotte market, and is responsible for the planning, development, and direction of the overall operation of our Skilled Nursing Unit (SNU) in accordance with federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations that govern the facility to ensure the highest degree of quality care is always maintained. This position is responsible for all patient care activities, unit operations and staff, fiscal management, and monitoring to ensure continuous quality improvement services are delivered.

This unit is licensed for 16 beds with 12 being functional at this time.


  • Education: Associates Degree (ADN) in related field required, BSN or similar degree preferred.
  • Experience: Five (5) years of professional experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) with long-term care (SNF) experience. Minimum of two years successful management/ leadership experience, preferred. 
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current RN licensure in appropriate state, required.
  • Additional Skills Required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department specific competency assessment. Current and future trends/practice in area of responsibility; regulatory and governing standards, policies and procedures; information systems and software used in area of responsibility; equipment used in performing assigned duties; application of safety and infection control policies and procedures; skills in interviewing and selection process; understanding of budgeting, staffing, payroll and purchasing processes; implementation of competency, feedback, development and progressive discipline processes; teambuilding, conflict management, and interpersonal relationship skills; principles of adult learning and teaching methods/models; decision making, project leadership and consultation, delegation and communication skills; understanding of customer needs and expectations and knowledge for improvement to exceed customer expectations.


  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs the Skilled Nursing Unit (SNU) programs and activities in accordance with current rules, regulations and guidelines that govern nursing care facilities.
  • Leads using organizational mission, goals, service and performance excellence standards (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support consistent patient, team member and physician satisfaction as a measurement of success.
  • Develops, maintains, and updates policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the Skilled Nursing Unit.
  • Develops methods for coordination of nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of the resident’s total regimen of care.
  • Participates in unit surveys made by government agencies.
  • Monitors the SNU’s QA and survey reports and develops and implements appropriate plans of action to correct identified deficiencies.
  • Performs administrative duties, including completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Oversees and approves departmental staffing schedules and provides staffing to meet patient care and operational requirements.
  • Facilitates professional development for immediate and long-range training needs of staff to include monitoring of education, clinical competence, compliance, and organizational initiatives.
  • Collaborates with the CNO/COO on financial management, assists with monitoring of monthly budget, implements strategies to achieve equipment expenditures and determines realistic revenue projections/goals.
  • Demonstrates the ability to respond positively to changing circumstances, maximizes opportunities, and minimizes problems.
  • Provides leadership in SNU-related matters to develop and maintain positive relationships with peers and medical staff.
  • Creates an inclusive environment and facilitates team member development through coaching, recognition, daily rounding, and visibility within the unit.
  • Facilitates quality initiatives for all areas within SNU in collaboration with the Clinical Excellence Department, Accreditation and Regulatory, models improvement processes in daily operations, and maintains compliance with all state and regulatory standards.
  • Monitors compliance of the daily operations to ensure policies, practices, procedures, and performance standards are followed.
  • Responsible for customer service excellence and provides strategic planning and budget development input.
  • Maintains current knowledge of management theories, current clinical skills, and has the competency to support the delivery of care.
  • Directly responsible for team members within the SNU, to ensure competency and compliance


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