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Resident Care Manager - RN (Travel Position)

Resident Care Manager - RN (Travel Position)

Job Description

Provides and plans the daily nursing activities and care as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with accepted standards of nurse practice and regulations. Promotes a positive physical and psychosocial environment for the residents.




Job Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Plans and directs ongoing care in collaboration with shift supervisor, recognizing individual needs of residents and staff.

2. Monitors work assignments, provides feedback, evaluates performance, redirects staff, and informs Director of Nursing Services of pertinent problems timely.

3. Communicates and coaches staff regarding policies, completes quality care audits, and supervises professional staff in the daily deliver of resident care.

4. Assist with new admissions, transfers, and discharges ensuring related documentation is current, signed, and the recordkeeping meets the policies and procedures.

5. Reviews and completes resident records and related documentation in a timely manner, including the completion of nursing assessment for each resident within 14 days of admission.

6. Plans and conducts resident care conferences and develops interdisciplinary plan of care for each resident.

7. Regularly observes audits and assesses each resident’s condition, status, and care requirements and takes appropriate action to assure care needs are met.

8. Develops nursing care plans for each resident that meets the needs of the resident and the physician recommendations and reports changes in condition of residents that requires nursing intervention notifying the physician, director of nursing services, and family.

9. Transcribes and carries out or delegates physician orders in accordance with the nurse practice act.

10. Documents all pertinent information in the interdisciplinary notes and on the 24-hour DNS report form timely and accurately.




Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have a current, unencumbered RN license. Excellent written and oral communication and motivational skills are essential to success. Ability to creatively problem solve in both resident care and employee management situations. Individual must be a team player, well organized,
and flexible.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate Degree in Nursing, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Minimum of 1 year
working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration,
delivery systems and pharmacies. One year in supervisory/management position, with
experience with budgets, staff development, training and scheduling. Additional course
work in management an asset.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 001423
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Resident Care Manager - RN (Travel Position)


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