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Omega Senior Living Nursing - Director of Nursing Skilled Nursing Lakepoint Augusta-SNF #1638 in El Dorado, Kansas

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Manages the day-to-day healthcare operations of the community to ensure residents’ healthcare needs are met. Ensures residents are treated with respect and dignity and ensure quality care as residents’ healthcare needs change. Supervised licensed nurses and other direct care staff within the community.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES


Adheres to the policies, operating procedures, the Mission and Core Values of Omega Senior Living.


Assigns and directs work of subordinates; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Provides training, supervision, and monitoring of associates in the administration of medications as described/allowed in Nurse Practice Act, to include auditing of medications and administration of records.


Provides training and education to caregivers on an ongoing basis with classroom in-service, and situation-specific training.


Supervises the maintenance of resident charts and reviews documentation performed by caregiving staff.


As described and allowed in the Nurse Practice Act, assesses health, functional and psycho-social status of residents, initiates individualized care plans, proactively manages care and services for each resident, evaluates effectiveness and maximizes the resident’s opportunity to remain in their environment.


Manages the health care of residents, including the dissemination of information to families and associates. Ensures that family members are aware of resident’s need for scheduled appointments.


Participates in pre-admission screening of prospective new residents. Assures that required documentation is completed prior to or upon resident admission, including nursing assessments, care plans, and other assigned forms. Updates assessments as required by policy and as described/allowed Nurse Practice Act.


Performs on-site evaluations of residents admitted to alternate care environments for treatment, and maintains contact with resident families with the intent of returning resident to Omega Senior Living.


Performs ongoing assessment/observation of residents’ physical and psycho-social needs and coordinates with other departments to assure quality, proactive care.


Evaluates residents; documents changes in condition; and notifies Administrator, physician and resident’s legally responsible party/family of resident’s condition and reactions.


Communicates with physicians regarding residents’ status and condition changes. Ensures residents are prepared for physician appointments, prepares Physician Visit Forms and reviews and updates resident charts.


Facilitates continuity of care for those residents receiving home health care, Hospice services and other third party healthcare-related services.


Participates in or leads meetings relevant to resident care issues, such as Care Plan meetings, involving appropriate parties as needed.


Ensures in-house ancillary medical services such as podiatrist, doctor visits, dental visits, psych visits, lab, x-rays, ambulance, etc. Are scheduled an d followed through.


Participates in department quality improvement activities.


Assists in keeping the environment safe for associates to reduce the occurrence of Workers’ Compensation claims by appropriately evaluating resident transfer and mobility needs and involving therapy services as indicated.


Shares on-call and manager on duty responsibilities/shifts as required.


Will keep certification current and participate in continuing education to include staff meetings, in-services and web based trainings.


This is an overview of the Job Description and not a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate shall perform all duties as assigned.


EDUCATION


Current license as a RN or LPN (as required by state guidelines) to include annual continuing education requirements.


Current CPR and First Aid certification as required by state regulatory agency




EXPERIENCE




Must be a licensed RN (as required by state guidelines) a

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