- Assess and evaluate the quality of care given to long-term care patients
- Perform the initial interview and assess new patients
- Develop a care plan that has long-term and short-term goals for improvement
- Conduct meetings with multidisciplinary treatment teams, caretakers, and families
- Reach out to specialists within the community to get help in achieving care plan goals
- Follows Hospital and Department policies and procedures at all times, including but not limited to: Administrative Manual, Environment of Care, Human Resources, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance, Code of Ethics, etc.
- Attend, actively participate and complete in-services, training classes, mandatory classes, seminars/workshops, staff meetings, exercises and drills; reads all department communication and assigned materials.
- Customer Service – Provides excellent customer service and shows compassion to all patients, visitors and co-workers. Seeks feedback to ensure all needs are met. Anticipates and recognizes the concerns of others, even if those concerns are not openly expressed.
- Communication ¬– Keeps manager and team informed of progress, problems, development and plans. Gets along and interacts positively with co-workers and others
- Accepts and performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) with experience in long-term care facility
- National Certification of Resident Assessment Coordinator Certified (RAC-CT) (preferred)
- Associates Degree required, Bachelors preferred
- Have Compassion, emotional stability, patience, and speaking skills
- BLS – Basic Life Support Certification – issued by AHA-American Heart Association.
- Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office) (EMR knowledge a plus)
- Strong communication skills.
- Ability to effectively present information, both verbal and written.
- Ability to take initiative, adapt to changing priorities, and work independently
- Strong time management and prioritization skills
- Ability to multi-task with a high level of efficiency and attention to detail
While performing the duties of this job, staff is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk and/or listen. He/she uses his/her hands to do computer work, write reports, do equipment set-up/cleaning/storage, clerical support, etc. He/she will be using the phone frequently. Good vision is needed to be able to read schedules, enter accurate data, etc. He/she must have good general health and demonstrate emotional stability so as to carry out the above-enumerated duties.
- Able to lift up to 30 pounds
- Use proper body mechanics when handling equipment
- Standing, walking and moving 50% of the day