Location(s)

This position is currently available in the following communities:

Requirements

> LPN Unrestricted Required.
> CPR certified
> 1 year supervisory or management experience in the healthcare field.
> Computer proficient with in-depth experience in Excel, Word & Outlook
> Maintain a clean driving record, valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and auto insurance
> Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, special events and holidays

Job Type

Full Time

Job Purpose

Oversees the Resident Care Team Members in ensuring quality resident care is provided in a manner which upholds the organization’s philosophy and wellbeing of the residents.

Duties & Responsibilities

Resident Services

  • Oversees the Resident Care Team Members on duty in providing quality care and meeting the needs of residents in accordance with Ridge Care philosophy and policies
  • Develops and adheres to a plan of care (DMA-3050r) for each non-PCS resident
  • Establishes and maintains good relationships and open communication with residents, their families, physicians, and vendors
  • Ensures that all systems for providing and tracking resident care are completed in accordance with the Ridge Care policies and procedures
  • Coordinates dining experience needs with the Dining Service Director
  • Responsible for E-MAR management
  • Reviews and scans monthly ADL logs to PCS designee
  • Education Training
  • Completse pharmacy consults and collaborates with pharmacy staff and Resident Care Consultant as needed
  • In the absence of the Resident Care Consultant, submits weekly reports to ED, DRCS, and DQAC
  • Works in conjunction with the Resident Care Consultant to identify and implement Shared Risk Agreements and train team members accordingly
  • Responsible for incident report tracking and fall/elopement intervention implementation
  • Responsible for maintaining New Order notebook, Coumadin Management notebook, and diabetic management
  • Completes 3 med pass observations every other month
  • Performs monthly med cart audits in conjunction with Resident Care Consultant
  • If Resident Care Consultant is unavailable, completes new move in and returning resident paperwork
  • Responsible for maintaining Resident Nurse Tracking Tool
  • Responsible for monthly weight tracking tool and assuring that all monthly vitals are completed and care plans updated per State Regulations
  • Responsible for follow up recommendations from quarterly LHPS findings
  • Completes Care Level Reviews when updating Care Plan (DMA-3050r) and review with the ED
  • Maintains deviation reports and ensure that EMAR documentation matches
  • In absence of Resident Care Consultant, completes an assessment of potential and returning residents

General Management

  • Ensures all required documentation and tracking systems related to resident care services are completed as required and all deadlines for completion have been met
  • Reviews any and all communication tools used in providing resident care services daily
  • Orders and Maintains Resident Care Supplies and works with the Executive Director to ensure the resident services department operates within the communities budget
  • Assists with the marketing of the community including developing relationships with local referral sources
  • Assumes on call responsibilities on a rotational basis and that community is staffed appropriately and in compliance with state regulations

Hiring, Supervising & Training

  • Works with and assists in hiring, orienting, and training resident care employees
  • Supervises all Resident Care Team Members within the community while motivating through recognition programs, training, and team building
  • Conducts regular performance appraisals with team members
  • Leads by example encourage teamwork, promote the residence philosophy and provide ongoing coaching to employees
  • Provides an “open door” to employees, addressing any concerns or grievances they may have
  • Responds to and ensure proper handling of on the job injuries in accordance with residence policies and procedures
  • Assists in training of all resident care employees in accordance to residence policies, training programs, and state and federal regulations