Assisted Living Manager
Senior Lifestyle Corporation
Northbrook , IL 60062
Posted 3 months ago
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The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents on the assigned floors. The Assisted Living Manager is responsible for supervising the CNAs and HHAs in the delivery of planned resident care. The Assisted Living Manager is responsible for maintaining a safe therapeutic environment, as well as direction and supervision of assigned personnel delivering care on the unit.
- Provide direct and individualized nursing care to assigned residents based on established nursing protocol. Observe and assess for: pain/discomfort, oxygen therapy, all drainage, all dressings, and any incontinent elimination which may have occurred.
Provide initial and on-going systematic assessment of the physical, emotional, social, educational, and functional needs of the resident/family through observation, interview, and physical examination. Interpret assessment data and information to assist in developing a plan of care which contains problem identification, nursing diagnosis, nursing orders, approaches and interventions. Assure medical orders are transcribed and processed accurately and timely, and integrate the medical care plan into the provision of nursing care.
Assure that medication administration is correct, according to the established nursing policies and procedures. Provide accurate and timely documentation consistent with the resident plan of care.
Administer medication per physician orders.
Document properly on MOR. Observe for any adverse reaction and notify physician accordingly. Assemble resident charts, resident records and assure that all necessary forms are completed in a timely manner.
Assure that all monthly summaries are completed on a timely basis for assigned residents. Prepare incident/accident reports for residents as needed per policy, notify the AL Director, physician and family post incident/accident per policy and document accordingly. Assists residents in learning appropriate self-care activities.
Supervision of all resident assignments to nursing team members, and assure that special instructions are given to team members. (Assignments should be made one day in advance where possible). Observation and supervision of all meals to ensure residents receive the proper diet and any assistance required and that all meals are charted accordingly. Monitor and organize all material resources necessary for meeting needs of assigned unit. Recognize emergencies and life-threatening situations and initiate appropriate action as reviewed by the facility/department.
Ensure that resident call lights are promptly answered and their needs are addressed timely and appropriately. Assist with the orientation of new staff members. Ensure that all scheduled activities take place on assigned unit by utilizing activity personnel and/or nursing personnel.
Adheres to established department guidelines and protocols. Supports the SLC Mission, vision and values. Maintains and protects confidentiality regarding all aspects of patient care, as evidenced by professional conduct of self.
Maintains a safe and healthy working environment and use safe work methods and procedures in accordance with company clinical standards. Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings. Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers. Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation. Performs other duties as assigned by the AL Director.
- A Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LPN/LVN or RN license, with a current and active LPN license in the state of this community facility.
At least (1) one year of nursing experience in a health care facility. Proficient in clinical techniques, such as emergency procedures, skin management, hydration therapy, and other nursing procedures. Possess the ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, physicians and other nursing staff.
Able to acquire continuing education credits necessary to maintain licensure and certification.
Able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times, hostile residents within the community. Able to acquire continuing education credits necessary to maintain licensure and certification.
Able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times, hostile residents within the community. Possess excellent supervisory skills and the willingness to work harmoniously with all staff members. Possess excellent supervisory skills and the willingness to work harmoniously with all staff members.