Director of Resident Care - Director of Nursing
Posted on Jun 20, 2021 by Harbor Retirement Associates
Ensures quality and safe delivery of health services to residents
Implements plan of care formulated by physician
Provides accurate and timely documentation of care given diagnosis or plan of care
Monitor the Medication Technicians with the administration of medication per physician order Documents properly on MAR.
Assembles resident charts, resident records and checks that all necessary forms are complete and accurate
Prepares incident/accident reports for residents as needed per policy. Notifies physician and family post incident/accident per policy and documents appropriately
Maintains safe and healthy working environment and uses safe work methods and procedures in accordance with clinical standards
Assists resident in learning appropriate self-care activities
Organizes and monitors associates and material resources necessary for meeting the needs of the residents under his/her care
Recognizes emergencies and life-threatening situations and initiates appropriate action(s)
Maintains confidentiality and resident rights regarding all resident personal information
Develop effective schedule and supervise and direct associates.
Maintain stimulating ADL programs that empower, maintain and support individual preferences and capabilities.
Maintain environments that promote feelings of safety and security, overall well-being and happiness in personal and congregate areas of the community.
Maintain a positive social Organizationel (non-clinical) resulting in a homelike environment.
Ensure residents non licensed Activities of Daily Living (ADL) such as bathing, dressing, grooming, dining, and continence care, mobility and other functions are being met through partnership
Train associates and social Organizationel expectation for resident's successful daily programming.
Responds to resident, family and associate concerns in an appropriate, timely and courteous manner.
Ensure that associates makes resident rounds every two hours or as required to ensure safety.
Assist in the admission, transfer and discharge of residents.
Accept any other tasks, assignments or requests as deemed necessary by the Executive Director.
Understanding and communicating fire and emergency procedures, hazardous materials, MSDS, and Community safety precautions.
Understanding and ensuring compliance with Universal Precautions including but not limited to infection control standards, hazardous waste policies, blood borne pathogens and all safety rules.
Pursuing education development in Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.
Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servant leadership
Encourages teamwork and promotes company philosophy
Attends required community meetings and participates in resident activities
Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA University if applicable
Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position on a regular, predictable basis
Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing person using the Safe Return program or equivalent
Becomes familiar and understands the steps for fire evacuation
All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all community residents
Graduated from an accredited program for nursing and is currently registered in the state of the community
Must obtain valid Continuing Education credits as required by the state of the community
Training in Alzheimer and Dementia with focus on Validation Therapy
Minimum of one (1) year nursing experience in a health care facility.
Experience in a long term care community and/or geriatric nursing facility preferred
Experience in emergency care and first-aid
Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, associates, residents, family members, and outside contacts
Able to effectively supervise a diverse employee work group
Experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook software preferred
Able to make independent decisions
Able to seek out new methods and willing to incorporate them into existing practices when applicable
Supervision and management experience to supervise staff.
Able to calculate figures and amounts in order to manage supply and expense budget
Knowledge of current Federal and State laws pertaining to assisted living and/or memory care communities
Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens
3 years Assisted Living & Memory Care