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Neighborhood Clinical Leader-Unit Manager

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Inglis enables people with disabilities – and those who care for them – to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest. The primary purpose of your job position is to ensure that residents receive safe, high quality nursing services in collaboration with residents, families, medical staff, specialists, therapists and other clinical providers.

The Neighborhood Clinical Leader partner’s with the Nursing Mentors in building competencies, processes and procedures that improve nursing operations for quality, efficiency and compliance within the neighborhood. This candidate will also partner with the Director of Nursing and the Nursing Mentors to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Nursing Services Department.  It is essential that all duties be performed with the highest level of integrity and in ways that ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and supports the Inglis Standards of Excellence and LIST ONE Values.  Candidate must have a minimum of 3-5 years of nursing supervisor experience, within a hospital, long term care facility and other related healthcare facility. Candidate must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.

Additional responsibilities will include, partnering with the Neighborhood Life Leader to develop processes, goals and evaluating results to support neighborhood operations. The Neighborhood Clinical and Life Leader will work collectively, to utilize the resources and services of the Interdisciplinary Team to deliver and continuously improve service to residents and team members. Most importantly, this candidate will be responsible for creating a culture of learning, integrity, service and teamwork, to assist in building positive relationships. 

The Neighborhood Clinical Leader is responsible for partnering with the Nursing mentors to support processes and procedures within the Nursing Department.  

  • Responsible for completing care plans in partnership with the Interdisciplinary Care Plan Team by conducting a comprehensive assessment to develop an individualized care plan for assigned residents.
  • Coordinate nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of the resident’s total care.
  • Ensures that their neighborhood participates in quality improvement measures, which surface questions and issues to address.  Performs professional audits and observations to confirm the competency of neighborhood staff. 
  • Maintains accurate resident care records and document pertinent data reflecting the use of the nursing process, care provided and the resident/family response to care.
  • Assures that each resident’s family /responsible party and physician are notified of any significant change in the resident’s condition.
  • Coordinates the day to day functions of the nursing staff, on their shift and neighborhood in accordance with current state, federal and local regulations and Inglis policies and procedures.
  • Initiates investigation of allegations of abuse and neglect.
  • Supports friendly and person centered processes to create a positive experience for each resident, staff and family member within the neighborhood.
  • Ensures that all nursing personnel are knowledgeable of the resident’s responsibilities and rights. 
  • Includes the resident’s family and or responsible party in decisions regarding care
  • Creates a positive, engaging environment with appropriate support systems for the neighborhood.
  • Coordinates continuity of the residents’ total care
  • Partners with Nursing Education Mentor to ensure neighborhood staff follows all Inglis policies, associated procedures and effectively uses tools.
  • Utilize performance planning and appraisal processes to set expectations, manage performance and build strong competencies and appropriate behavior.
  • Partner with the various interdisciplinary teams in building positive relationships across the organization.
  • Creates an environment of success, through good communication and team building.
  • Supports ideas and strategies for nursing program development and professional growth.
  • Build strong relationships with physicians to understand their needs and respond with appropriate services.
  • Assists with developing the metrics and measures that support tracking the progression of continuous process improvement.
  • Partner with the Neighborhood Life Leader in resolving resident & family issues, concerns and complaints.
  • Support individual decision making by educating about the decision to be made.
  • Hires the best people and ensures their engagement in neighborhood operations.
  • Partners with Neighborhood Life Leader to ensure, volunteers are supported within the neighborhood.
  • Cross train neighborhood staff to maximize their capabilities and expand their knowledge base.
  • Partner with the Admissions Director to maximize capacity and ensure an optimal mix of resident acuity and needs.
  • Support clinical operations to ensure growth of staff and services offered within the neighborhood.
  • Establishes and manages expense budgets.
  •  Delivers projects on budget and on time
  • Manages cost effectively and meets key performance benchmarks
  • Partners with the Development Office and neighborhood leaders to support fund raising activities, to identify financial resources for neighborhood activities and programs.
  • Actively participates in and/or leads improvement efforts that impact the overall neighborhood efficiency and quality of care for all residents.
  • Assures the completion of safety and environmental rounds
  • Promptly reports malfunctioning or broken equipment
  • Constantly monitors the safety of the environment and the people, within the neighborhood

Education & Experience

A minimum of 3-5 years of nursing supervisor experience, within a hospital, long term care facility and other related healthcare facility. Candidate must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.

Minimum & Required Competencies

Candidate must possess required clinical competencies to develop staff and ensure the delivery of quality care:

  • Demonstrates understanding and endorsement of Inglis’ Mission, Vision and Standards of Excellence
  • Respect and value of consumers’ choices, decisions, and preferences; accepts diversity in others, and treats all individuals with respect.
  • Personal integrity, credibility, and flexibility within the scope of position responsibilities
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and uphold Inglis policies 
  • Ability to utilize a wide range of appropriate knowledge, skills, and attributes to achieve desired outcome and to incorporate new knowledge and skills into work performance within scope of the job responsibilities

Inglis welcomes great people without regard to disability, race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, military service, marital status, or any other characteristics, as protected by law.  We encourage all Protected Veterans and the long-term unemployed to apply.  Please send resume to Inglis, Attn: Daniell White, Human Resources, 2600 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131 or via email to    EOE, M/F/D/V