Long Term Care - Household Coordinator (Full Time)
The Household Coordinator provides non-clinical partnership to the household ensuring the mission vision and values of the organization are supported through the services provided in the household. The Household Coordinator participates in planning, organizing, directing and facilitating the non-clinical operations of the household to ensure regulatory compliance, nurture a person-centered and resident directed culture, strengthen the ability of the household to grow as a separate effective home, and promote individual and team learning in the household.
Provides oversight to and/or performs functions that ensure the household's abilities to plan and carry out personal interests and social activities for residents and the household. This will include creating a diversity of opportunities for meaningful pursuits, daily pleasures, recreation, exercise, friendships, and social interaction.
Facilitating or performing all tasks that require an activities professional and social services designee in the designated house. Participates in completion of MDS/care plans/RAI as appropriate.
Provides oversight to and/or performs resident/patient care tasks to enhance the quality of services provided for residents as per appropriate certification.
Provides oversight to and/or performs duties to maintain cleanliness and neatness of household surroundings. Provides oversight to and/or performs duties relating to dining and environmental services, such as cooking and kitchen sanitation, housekeeping and laundry functions.
Assists in serving resident meals, snacks, nourishments and caring for their clothing to include including washing, sorting, ironing and folding. Performs clerical duties to include scanning and filing.
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:
1.Serves as Household Coordinator providing global support, in partnership with the Nurse Leader and Clinical Coordinator, for their designated household.
2.Serves as the Environmental Services Mentor mentoring homemakers and other staff across all Households.
3.Creates community through maintaining "home" in the physical environment, maintaining a sense of welcoming through elimination of institutional barriers, enhancing relationships in the household through shared activities of living, promoting compassionate services among the team by offering emotional, psychological and spiritual support to all.
4.Maintains oversight of Main Laundry functions.
5.Promotes the residents' well-being and satisfaction by supporting resident-centered care, facilitating and coordinating family and/or care plan meetings with the interdisciplinary team, resident, family or responsible party and the household team.
6.Develops and maintains a quality work team by participating in the recruiting and selecting of staff for the household and works with the team, Nurse Leader and Clinical Coordinator to schedule staff to best support the needs of the residents.
7.Works with other leaders/mentors in facilitating personal development for every member of the household team. Conducts a performance evaluation for each team member at least annually in partnership with Clinical Coordinator and Shift Supervisors, building rapport and support among the team, developing and participating in team problem solving methods, monitoring team members performance and providing feedback through coaching and counseling, and celebrating individual and team success.
8.Keeps the overall function of the household running smoothly and ensures that all household meetings of staff and residents are taking place appropriately.
9.Partners with the Nurse Leader, Clinical Coordinator, Administrator and household team to manage the annual operating budget and the capital budget of the household.
10. Provides leadership and vision to the household by serving as a role model for core competencies, maintaining professionalism, supporting a learning environment by keeping abreast of latest trends and new ideas, collaborating with other household coordinators, mentors and guides to share resources, knowledge, expertise, opportunities and achievements.
11. Maintains a safe, comfortable and functional environment by assessing the household for potential hazards, implementing practices utilizing appropriate techniques regarding sanitation, infection control, fire safety, disaster preparedness and emergency care.
12. Assures that the household is represented on all appropriate councils and teams of the community.
13. Works with the Nurse Leader to investigate and report all incidents and accidents.
14. Supervises employees in the household together with other mentors and leaders carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the facility's policies, procedures and applicable laws.
15. Collaborates with the life enhancement, social services, dining services, maintenance and nursing service team leaders to assure their direct support to household guides and staff in establishing professional expertise and technical competencies in their areas of competency.
16. Ensures that households participate in continuous quality improvement processes that identify questions and issues to be addressed in the household.
17. Keeps abreast of current state and federal regulations, as well as professional standards/best practice and makes recommendations for incorporation in to policy and procedure.
18. Maintains equipment and cooking area to ensure safety and sanitation requirements are met, keeps a clean, tidy and organized kitchen in compliance with all regulations, cleans when necessary, reports repair and maintenance needs appropriately.
19. Takes temperatures of foods and equipment and maintains proper documentation for regulatory compliance.
20. Helps to prepare and serve appropriate snacks and meals.
21. Assists residents who are unable to eat without support, (with proper training and certifications as appropriate). ServSafe Food Protection Management Certification is very strongly recommended.
22. Facilitates and conducts mealtime conversations and maintains a warm pleasant atmosphere while residents are eating
23. Facilitates kitchen related activities for residents ensures that necessary supplies, equipment and utensils are available, organizes any necessary cleanup activities.
24. Consistently follows standard principles of sanitation and universal precautions to preserve food quality and prevent the transmission of food-borne illness.
25. Maintains clean spaces in the household, including resident rooms, household common spaces as well as support spaces and equipment.
26. Maintains supply of all materials to meet resident needs in the household.
27. Supports all aspects of the household environment, including pets, plants, children, visitors and guests, facilitating all planned and spontaneous needs and activities.
28. Coordinates work with the household caregivers to ensure the housekeeping needs of the household are met within the staffing resources of the household.
29. Complies with all regulatory sanitation requirements pertinent to the physical environment.
30. Uses appropriate cleaning supplies and equipment to clean floors, furniture, bathrooms and other areas as needed.
31. Understands and implements universal precautions to prevent transmission of disease through contamination.
32. Assists residents as needed to wash, fold and sort residents' personal laundry; supports residents in self-care and provides assistance to ensure residents' personal laundry is maintained in quality condition.
33. Coordinates work with the household caregivers to ensure the personal laundry needs of the resident are met within the staffing resources of the household.
34. Meets all resident and household needs by actively assisting (to the extent of specific certification requirements) in all tasks to meet identified needs.
As appropriate with licensure and certification:
35. Assists staff with residents in maintaining personal hygiene and personal care needs to include, but not limited to; bathing, integument support, nail care, toileting which includes scheduled toileting, bladder, bowel retraining, oral hygiene and perennial care, mobility, psychosocial and safety needs.
36. Provides for activities of daily living to include but not limited to; feeding, hydration, ambulating, repositioning and turning.
37. Performs I-O's, gathers vital signs and weight. Reports data to nurse in a timely fashion.
38. Administers RESTORATIVE PROGRAMS to assist residents with maintaining/retaining daily living functions which include but are not limited to; ROM/PROM, ambulating, feeding, contracture prevention/splinting, B/B, toileting etc. under the direction of the nurse and therapy professionals.
39. Maintain proper documentation daily and ensures CNA staff maintain proper documentation.
40. Complete all clinical chart documentation according to best practice at time service rendered, prior to end of current shift, and/or by "late entry". Documentation that is not time specific/shift specific, i.e. such as MDS, Care Plans, and certain summaries may be completed with signature and date on the day of documentation, completion and/or at time of review.
41. Responsible for weight of residents on admission, weekly and monthly as designated by Nurse and report data to Nurse immediately.
42. Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Nurse and/or Clinical Coordinator. Collaborates with, and reports to Nurse all data retrieved to include any variables/deviations to care plan/care card.
Education: High school diploma/GED with course work in related field desirable.
Required: CNA Certification: certified/seeking certification
Required: Serve Safe handling certification: certified/seeking certification
Experience: Specialized training or experience in geriatric activities, social work or gerontology is desirable.
Three to five years on the job experience as a professional in a skilled nursing or retirement facility is desirable. Must have demonstrated leadership qualities, leadership skills, interpersonal relationship skills and knowledge of federal and state regulations governing activities practice and leadership. Understands and is able to adequately maintain and train others in the maintenance of all required documentation.
Possesses strong assessment skills, including good insights into resident preferences and needs. Demonstrates strong communication and relationship building skills with residents, and is able to explain residents needs to others as needed for resident advocacy.
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