Cottage Care Director- Lpns Encouraged To Apply!

Hhhunt Albemarle , NC 28001

Posted 4 months ago

HHHunt's Spring Arbor Senior Living of Albemarle is seeking a qualified Cottage Care Director. The Cottage is HHHunt's memory care community. The Cottage Care Director is a unique opportunity for a licensed nurse who also enjoys flexing their creative skills! The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, will be clinically sound and will also be responsible for oversight of a person-centered, life-skills program, with the assistance of a Cottage Activity Assistant, for our memory care residents. The CCD is the subject matter expert on all things related to managing the care of our memory impaired residents. This role is an integral part of the leadership team. A LPN or RN license is required.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage

  • Nursing licensure, LPN or RN, required

  • Supervisory role of all Med Techs, CNAs and other cottage staff

  • Recruit, hire and manage cottage care staff

  • Complete scheduling for cottage care staff

  • Orient, monitor progress and reinforce training of cottage care staff, including state required training

  • Collaborate with Resident Care Director (RCD) and Executive Director in implementing state regulations as required

  • Complete all HHHunt and state required documentation in a timely manner

  • Function as part of the management team (manager on duty coverage, presenting the community, planning and participating in staff meetings, planning and implementing marketing and community events)

Programming, Resident Care and Nursing Responsibilities

  • Develop a care team and residential living environment that supports overall Cottage Care philosophy

  • Create and coordinate implementation of ongoing person-centered activities and life skills programming

  • Monitor physician orders to assure follow-through and completion

  • Audit Medication Administration Records (MAR) and notify pharmacy of changes

  • Complete resident assessments as outlined by HHHunt and licensure guidelines in a timely manner and train designated team members in assessment skills

  • Develop and implement resident care plans to meet the needs of residents per HHHunt and state policies

  • Monitor all aspects of the medication administration program

  • Direct and coordinate resident care service needs in collaboration with care team and community department heads as appropriate

  • Consult with families and/or physicians to coordinate proper resident care

  • Communicate with physicians and other medical professionals regarding residents' medications, treatments, and/or therapies

  • Develops and coordinates strategies to reduce future potential risk

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Experience in and knowledge of diagnoses

  • Knowledge of medication and administration procedures

  • Knowledge in diagnostic review of resident falls

  • Knowledge in skillfully conducting resident assessments and creating appropriate Plans of Care

  • Educational background in understanding cognitive impairment

  • Ability to coordinate with medical providers with understanding of physiology

  • Ability to conduct professional care plan meetings with families as a licensed advocate for resident's needs

  • Knowledge of effective supervisory and management practices, techniques, and methods

  • Knowledge of resources for seniors and of related agencies

  • Understanding of the social, psychological, and recreational needs of Alzheimer's and memory impaired residents

  • Ability to exercise confidentiality following HIPAA guidelines

  • Pleasant, friendly, and helpful at all times ensuring proper and timely service

  • Genuine concern for and strong interest in working with seniors

  • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude at all times

  • Professional appearance and demeanor

  • Dependable

  • Organized and methodical

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Experience or training in an equivalent setting preferred

  • RN or LPN required and in good standing with state licensing authority

  • General understanding of and concern for the needs of seniors

  • Aptitude and previous experience with Alzheimer's and memory impaired residents

  • Ability to work in an environment conducive to caring for residents without posing a substantial safety or health threat to self or others

  • Ability to manage team processes and promote a team environment

While other companies just build places to live, at HHHunt we build a better way of life. HHHunt has continued to build on its successes and is now a recognized leader in real estate development throughout Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland and South Carolina creating new homes, apartment communities, senior living communities and award-winning master planned communities. It is HHHunt's mission to improve the world and how people live by creating meaningful experiences and places of great distinction. Join our team and work with us here. You'll love it!

HHHunt offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, great growth potential and an excellent work environment. HHHunt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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