Position Summary:The Resident Care Director (RN/LPN) plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operation of the Resident Care Department to assure resident safety, and attain or maintain the highest practicable quality assisted living services focused on maximizing residents' individual capabilities in accordance with all laws, regulations and Century Park standards. Reports to the Executive Director (or Assisted Living Director, if applicable).Qualifications:* Must have a minimum ASN degree from accredited college or university* Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State* Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in good standing throughout employment* Must have two (2) years supervisory experience in senior care, or related setting* Must have CPR certification upon hire, or obtain during orientation, certification must remain current during employment* Must have current First Aid certification (if required by State)Primary Job Responsibilities:Administrative and Planning:* Plans, develops, organizes, implements and evaluates resident care goals* Maintains compliance with budget in labor and expense control* Creates, manages and approves scheduling for Resident Care staff to ensure appropriate staffing levels 24/7Resident Care Focus:* Works with Executive Director and/or Assisted Living Director to build relationships with residents and families* Completes Resident assessments, develops and implements service plans and communicates these outcomes with resident and/or family member upon admission, and as often as is State mandated, no less than semi annually and as needed* Conducts incident report follow up investigation and ensures completion of resident status documentation* Prepares for survey readiness and follow up to ensure Plan of Correction is appropriately and timely completed* Develops and monitors quality improvement plan* Completes audits and observations to ensure associate compliance with Infection Control and other resident care regulations* Ensures documentation of resident clinical status/needs, communicates with physicians and other healthcare professionals* Investigates and resolves resident and family concerns and complaints in collaboration with Executive DirectorMedication Management Focus:* Oversees medication program including accuracy of medication assistance records (MARs), providing hands on medication assistance to residents and monitoring med passes* Provides communication and follow up with provider pharmacy to ensure compliance with resident medication orders* Conducts regular audits of medication records, med storage areas, MARs and Narcotic Declining InventoriesSupervisory Requirements:* Recruits, selects, hires, trains, evaluates, supervises, and counsels resident care team as needed* Serves as an effective role model, maintaining an approachable leadership styleAdditional Requirements:* Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, resident care staff, and all other staff, family members, or others* Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate* Liaisons with residents, families, support departments, etc. to adequately plan for resident needs* Must be able to collect, analyze, and manage data* Must have expert knowledge in field of practice* Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action* Must be knowledgeable of nursing administration practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functions in an assisted living community* Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the resident care department* Must perform proficiently in all applicable competency areas* Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.* Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information* Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures* Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Century Park's Code of Ethics and completes all required compliance trainingWho We Are:At Century Park Associates, we are dedicated to creating an enriching lifestyle for our residents and a rewarding work environment for our valued associates. We take pride in providing an atmosphere where relationships of trust, leadership and personal ethics are not only valued, but expected of all our associates. Our "people come first" approach ensures that excellence, respect and outstanding service are apparent in all we do as an organization. We believe in caring for and loving our residents and strongly support their ability to continue growing, learning and contributing. Every day, team members at Century Park Associates choose to go beyond their job descriptions, exceeding expectations, on behalf of their residents. They have learned that those who go the extra mile receive rewards happiness of heart and peace of mind.
Location/Region: Columbia, TN (38402)