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Unit Manager - Long Term Care (LTC)

Company: Elderwood at Cheektowaga
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

This job is located in Cheektowaga.

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Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking a RN Unit Manager for our Long Term Care Unit (LTC). The ideal candidate is a compassionate, high energy leader who can create and foster a supportative and colloborate environment. 


Position Overview:


The Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Manager at Elderwood is responsible for the nursing services rendered for residents; involves communication with physician, management of nursing staff performance, and responsibility for nursing care reporting, documentation, planning, implementation and evaluation.


The perks as a RN with Elderwood:

  • Competitive wages (new wage scale) 
  • Internal Referral Bonus Program
  • Full benefits package; including health, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) with a match, paid vacations and holidays
  • Free parking
  • Free uniforms
  • Flexible shifts
  • Tuition Assistance Options - Now available for those RNs seeking a Masters level degree: MSN

About Elderwood at Cheektowaga

Centrally located to the metro-Buffalo region, Elderwood at Cheektowaga is a well-established long-term care community offering round-the-clock skilled nursing care and comprehensive subacute rehab services. Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood’s Seasons Memory Care program. The community is part of a continuum on the suburban campus that allows seniors to age in place with Elderwood assisted living and independent living communities nearby.


  • 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.
  • Possession of a state license in applicable state you are performing work and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
  • 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
  • Current BLS/CPR
  • Experience with dementia population desirable


Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.


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.

Keywords: Elderwood at Cheektowaga, Tonawanda , Unit Manager - Long Term Care (LTC), Other , Tonawanda, New York

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