Job Type

Full Time

Shift(s) Available

1st Shift

Job Description

Job Purpose

Oversees the Resident Care Team Members in our Horizons department, ensuring quality resident care is provided in a manner which upholds the organization’s philosophy and well being of the residents. Provides hands on supervision of caregiver staff of the SCU and provides direct assistance with activities, activities of daily living, and support to residents.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Coordinates dining experience needs with the Dining Service Director
  • Responsible for E-MAR management
  • Reviews and scans monthly ADL logs to PCS designee
  • Completes pharmacy consults and collaborates with pharmacy staff and Resident Care Consultant as needed
  • 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, complete 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
  • Complete 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
  • Responsible for completing all Horizon’s care profiles on a quarterly basis
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