To assess each resident's condition at admission, quarterly, annually, and when significant and permanent changes in resident's condition occur. To assist in the development of a comprehensive care plan to address the needs of each resident.
Assist with evaluation of residents prior to admission for appropriate placement.
Schedule admission conference with resident and family to address any resident/family concerns and to review facility policies.
Review all required admission documentation prior to admission to assure compliance with regulations.
Review admission orders to assure compliance regulations.
Perform comprehensive assessment within 14 days of admission, and annually, reviews assessment quarterly, and when significant and permanent changes occur in resident's condition.
Monitor resident's condition during first 14 days of admission and assure accurate and complete documentation is available in medical record.
Develop an interim plan of care to meet the individual needs of the resident.
Monitor resident's condition to assure documentation reflects resident's condition.
Schedule specific time for resident and family to attend Interdisciplinary Care Planning Conference.
Schedule and coordinate Interdisciplinary Care Panning Conference.
Identify resident's problems, potential problems and areas of high risk prior to care planning conference.
Recruit, select and train personnel to provide proper and continuous care for all residents.
Assign duties to professional nurses and non-professional personnel. Supervise and evaluate work performance.
Administer medications and treatments on assigned unit as directed by the Director of Nursing Services.
Assume responsibilities of on-call RN as directed by the Director of Nursing Services.
Develop care plan to meet the current needs of the resident and with input from resident and family and in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Care Planning Committee.
Assist in the evacuation of residents from the facility in a disaster.
Provide emergency nursing measures in the event of a medical crisis.
Must be able to position, transfer, ambulate, and assist with lifting residents during routine daily care and/or emergencies.
Assign and directs duties of Nursing Assistant staff designated to provide care in specific area.
Administer appropriate oral and written disciplinary actions to Nursing Assistant staff in assigned areas for violation of facility policies and procedures. Makes recommendations concerning suspensions and discharges.
Review and evaluate, in writing Nursing Assistant staff in assigned areas.
Support this facility's commitment in the quality of services to residents, family members, and the public.
Be able to hear, speak, and see.
Be able to be on feet for several hours while bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting to assist residents.
Be able to operate a Hoyer Lift, whirlpool, wheelchairs, and gait belt.
Assist in the development and implementation of nursing Service's annual departmental and capital budgets.
Hold confidential all company, facility, resident, or employee information.
Report all incidents/accidents immediately to supervisor.
Attendance at all required in-service training programs and staff meetings.
Adhere to facility established policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Must be a Registered Nurse and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state in which the facility is located. In performing the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodations, the individual cannot pose a direct threat to property, themselves, or others. Regular attendance must be maintained by the individual holding this position.
Therapy Management Corporation