Manages the facility's personal care floor in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, applicable State and Federal regulations, and policies and procedures.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
Valid RN license in the state employed.
Valid CPR certification.
Three years experience in a supervisory position preferred
This position is responsible for overseeing the delivery of assisted living resident care that promotes the dignity, independence, self-determination, privacy, and choice of each resident, upholding state standards and promoting the philosophy, policies, and protocols of the organization. Duties include but are not limited to:
Oversees the admission process of assisted living residents, collaborating with residents, family members, care providers, and staff.
Aligns staffing needs to meet organization goals by coordinating the scheduling of all lead caregivers, caregivers and assistant caregivers so that resident care is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week according to state staffing regulations.
Reviews and approves time cards for payroll process.
Oversees the delivery of services identified in Resident Service Plans by delegating and communicating verbal and written expectations to caregivers and assistant caregivers to ensure follow-through. Collaborates with resident, representatives, and staff when determining the need of additional services or if no longer appropriate for Personal Care.
Oversees the assistance with self-administration of medication or medication administration, ensuring adequate ordering, receiving, documentation, and safe storage of physician-prescribed medications for residents. Conducts regular review of medication documentation.
Coordinates the scheduling of resident appointments and services for regular and emergency medical, dental, foot care, eye examinations and auditory testing ensuring follow up actions are documented in resident records and communicated to staff. Maintains contact with hospital when resident is transferred. Serves as liaison between residents and physicians, home health care agencies, pharmacies and ancillary services.
Oversees complete, accurate documentation of resident charts in compliance with state and facility requirements, promoting resident confidentiality and the safe handling and storage of records.
Oversees the discharge process of residents to ensure a smooth transition for the resident and family to the next place of service/lodging. Coordinates discharge planning process in advance with each department including packing of resident items, preparation of required documentation to be sent with resident, discontinuation of medication services, and closing of resident record including future contact information.
Coordinates logistics of all functions of resident service, connecting with each staff member on every shift, primary responder to incidents, emergencies, and other urgent issues.
Collaborates with Kitchen to guarantee that the nutritional needs of residents are met at each meal according to Resident Service Plans. Provides quality assurance of all aspects of the resident dining experience.
Guarantees compliance with Pennsylvania State Regulations
Skilled in directing and motivating the workforce.
Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.
Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations.
Ability to organize and prioritize.
Knowledge of training techniques for clinical staff.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act, state and federal regulations and Kindred policies and procedures regarding nursing standards and delivery of care.