The Care Center Neighborhood Coordinator provides clinical leadership to the neighborhood ensuring the mission vision and values of the organization are supported through the clinical services of the neighborhood.
The Neighborhood Nurse Coordinator participates in planning, organizing, directing and facilitating the clinical and programming operations of the neighborhood to ensure regulatory compliance, nurture a person-centered and resident directed culture, strengthen the ability of the neighborhood to grow as a separate effective home, and promote individual and team learning in the neighborhood.
The Neighborhood Coordinator assures that each resident will have the appropriate assessments and evaluations by all disciplines and coordinates their care with other staff in the neighborhood.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION
Registered Nurse (RN) preferred. Will consider Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) based on individual experience and neighborhood needs.
- Direct, organize, and coordinate all aspects of residents needs on their neighborhood to assure that the resident's needs are consistently met. Always respective to the elders right to choose their own plan of care.
- Assure that at all times their neighborhood is within compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
- At all time, endeavors to provide the highest quality of life and care possible for the residents living on their neighborhood
- Recruit, hire, training, and evaluation of a sufficient number of well-qualified staff to assure that resident care needs can be consistently met 24-hours each day 7 days each week on their neighborhood/neighborhood.
- Responsible for coaching and assuring that the entire team meets Lakeview Standards following the Human Resource polices and employee handbook.
- Conducts learning circles, training sessions, and meetings as necessary to meet the residents needs.
- Ensures a safe, congenial working environment for all employees and assures that all employees comply with the safety standards, policies, and procedures established at Lakeview Village.
- Work closely with Clinical Mentor (Director of Nursing Services) for developing programs, policies and procedures for Lakeview Village.
- Makes rounds and observes the care being provided to assure that all staff is providing care in conformance to applicable regulations and Lakeview's standards.
- Develop and directs a skin prevention program on their neighborhood. Responsible for measurement and tracking of any actual breakdown.
- Responsible for the fall prevention program, implementation, evaluation, and assessment for their neighborhood.
- Responsible for working closely with the neighborhood to assure that programming is happening, according to neighborhood needs, wants, and desires. Responsible for working with all members of the neighborhood to achieve resident directed care.
- Responsible for the Quality Improvement measurements for their neighborhood. Responsible for formulating the report for the monthly Quality Assurance Meeting.
- Coordinates and conducts the weekly risk meeting for their neighborhood.
- Coordinates and conducts the quarterly care plan process, working closely with the resident, their family, and the neighborhood staff.
- Responsible for investigation of incident reports, logging, and assuring that the residents safety needs are met at all times. Responsible for investigation of potential abuse, neglect, or resident grievances for their neighborhood.
- Responsible for the monthly MAR checks and to assure that the residents receive the right medication as ordered by the physician following all regulations.
- Responsible for working closely with the Life Enhancement Coordinator to assure that residents maintain their highest level through the nursing restorative program. The coordinator will be responsible to make sure a quarterly notes is completed regarding the resident's progress in the Restorative program.
- Takes on call as indicated by the DON/ADON and may assume the responsibility of the ADON when absence
- Provides leadership to clinical staff on specific areas of clinical accountability, specific accountability includes RAI process according to state regulations
- Guides the implementation of clinical policies and procedures which ensure safe, sanitary, and efficient practices supporting professional nursing care standard; assures that documentation, medication administration, resident nursing care, safety, sanitation, personnel and staff development, RAI process, materials management, CQI and resident rights are in compliance with facility standards.
- Guides the neighborhood staff to support organizational fiscal viability through efficient and effective use of all resources in the neighborhood, including maintaining clinical staffing, supply usage within planned expenditures, maintain staffing patterns consistent with the philosophy, objectives and availability of resources
- Rotates panic calls with other neighborhood coordinators
- Fosters collaboration, consensus and negotiation to address problem solving in the neighborhood, assures that all clinical policies and procedures of the neighborhood are maintained, interprets and communicates in their neighborhood as needed, with an emphasis on resident, family, or designated representative relationships
- Maintains working relationship with physicians and other medical personnel in support of quality clinical care in the neighborhoods
- Assist with coordination of discharge planning and resident education on their neighborhood/neighborhood as needed
- Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inter-department mentors within the facility/
- Assure that the neighborhood is maintained in a clean, safe, and orderly manner for resident comfort and convenience.
- Assist with development of a written plan of care with each resident that identifies the problems/needs of the resident, indicates the care to be given, goals to be accomplished, and which professional service is responsible for each element of care. Keep Kardex current and up to date.
- All other duties as assigned by your supervisor or person in charge
- Assist with backing up the Neighborhood MDS nurse as needed
Must meet and maintain regulatory requirements for licensure as RN or LPN in Kansas.
Certification in GERTI (Advance Education in Long-term Care Certificate Program) is desired within 90 days
At least 1 year of long-term experience, case management, home health, and/or supervisory experience is preferred but not required.
Must have demonstrated leadership qualities, supervisory skills, interpersonal relationship skills, and knowledge of federal and state regulations governing clinical care, nursing practice and leadership.
Commitment to resident directed care is essential.
CPR certified required
Lakeview Village Foundation was founded in 1997 to provide funding for projects, programs and services that benefit residents of Lakeview...