Resident Care Coordinator -memory care

  • Job Reference: 00001577-1
  • Date Posted: 27 November 2021
  • Company: The William
  • Website: http://texasjobs.jobboard.com/
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Description 

Participate in the hiring and training of clinical team members.  Provide oversight of clinical team members as assigned to provide care for assisted living residents. Provide oversight and management of clinical orders and documentation.  May participate in medication management hands on.   Perform nursing duties as assigned by Resident Services Director. 

 

Job Functions 

 Essential Functions: 

  • Participates in the hiring and training of clinical staff in the memory care neighborhood. 
  • Provides in services and staff meetings to inform clinical staff and keep up to date of any new changes and to assure quality of care for our residents. 
  • Coaches and counsels' employees as needed and exercises disciplinary action by oral and written communications with review and approval of Resident Services Director. 
  • Conducts disciplinary action and/or terminations with other managers as a witness. 
  • Attends daily stand up meetings in absence of the Resident Services Director with other managers and Executive Director with 24-hour report any incident reports from the previous day/evening/night shifts, and Medication Exception Report. 
  • Monitors all residents making sure any change in conditions are reported to the Resident Services Director and the resident's primary care physician, charting in the resident's chart, as well as reviewing all new physician's orders making sure medications are correctly transcribed and added to the MAR/MOR system and that the medication is obtained in a timely manner. 
  • Reviews Medication Exception Report every morning to ensure all medications ordered were given by the medication aides/technicians. Coordinates care with third party agencies by having weekly care conferences with home health and hospice providers.
  • Page BreakAssists with formulation of a service plan for each resident assuring input from family and staff, which accurately describes the care of each resident that is individualized and concise after performing a detailed assessment.  
  • Assists in the new resident move-in process by making sure all documents are received and evaluations are completed.  (Ambulation and Mobility, Elopement, Smoking, Unsupervised Absence) 
  • Assures all admitting physician's orders are on hand, H & P or equivalent (as per each state regulation) is completed by physician prior to move in.  
  • Assures a diet is ordered and communicated to the chef and kitchen, as well as any food allergies, to assure proper diet is prepared for the new resident.  
  • Communicates to care staff the new resident's needs and preferences by providing service plan for review and New Resident Move-in Notice. 
  • Reviews all medication orders daily and follows up on medications that were not preauthorized in resident's Service Notes. 
  • Reports any incidents to the Executive Director and Resident Services Director.  
  • Establishes and monitors an at-risk report identifying any residents and reporting to Executive Director and Resident Services Director 
  • Performs QA audits of resident's charts, medication carts, task summary sheets, medication administration records as needed to ensure state compliance and accuracy. 
  • Monitors all ordered supplies.
  • Coordinates resident appointments when required. 
  • Performs additional Quality Assurance Audits as directed. 
  • Provides input for enrichment programs/ options. 
  • Conducts/ coordinates the delivery of ongoing monthly support groups for resident family members. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Non-Essential Functions: 

  • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings. 
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices. 
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers. 
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Aventine Hill Communities. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Resident Services Director. 

 

 Qualifications/Skills/Requirements 

  • Currently certified and willing to maintain CPR Certification and First Aid. 
  • Holds an active, unencumbered professional nursing license in the state in which the community is located.  LPN or RN depending on state regulations and community product line and needs. 
  • Recent history of care experience in assisted living setting. 
  • Knowledge of medication assistant experience in assisted living setting. 
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills. 
  • Positive and cheerful disposition. 
  • Excellent assessment skills. 
  • Proven leadership and organizational qualities. 
  • Comfortable making decisions and directing others and resolving conflict. 
  • Knowledge of progression and care of dementia residents.