Description ResponsibilitiesThe Resident Care Director, manages the operation of the Resident Care Department including: maintaining standards in resident care services; supervision and oversight of the Resident Care Department staff including training and assigning overall duties in accordance with the residents? needs; meeting financial and budgetary guidelines; and upholding state regulations/Cornerstone policies and procedures. The Resident Care Director also a valued member of the Community Leadership Team. Key responsibilities include:Assessments – upon move-in of a new resident and on-going, and as needed Physician Statement ? obtain from Physician upon move-in of a new resident or if moving from IL to ALService Plans ? upon move-in of a new resident and on-going, and as needed Chart Set Up and Documentation – upon move-in of a new resident and on-going, and as needed Physician Orders – As neededMedication Assistance Records ? creation and maintenance of, routine auditing and monthly creation of new record Scheduling of residents for visits from Doctor ? as needed upon Family request or when neededScheduling of resident for visits from podiatrist – as neededCoordination of resident care with all Third Party Providers (home health and/or hospice), physicians and familiesScheduling of x-rays, diagnostic tests, and lab work ? periodically upon request from Resident physicianMedication ordering – weekly & and as neededHiring & Management of care staff – dailyScheduling of care staff – monthly schedules, daily staffing coordinationCoordination of continuing education for care staffDraw up insulin ? if RN delegation is being done at the communityAssign ADL tasks and responsibilitiesManage resident careIn-Service and Train staffManage Physician Orders, medication orders, care plans, and all other documentation necessary to coordinate care for residentsAudit resident chartsWork collaboratively with the Executive DirectorManage Level of Care and any changes necessary to facilitate high quality care for residentsIn coordination with Executive Director, assist in the marketing efforts for the communityIn collaboration with the Executive Director, assist with aspects of Human Resources for the communityNurturing, Welcoming and Compassionate personality QualificationsTo be successful in this position an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and supervisory responsibilities listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Educational RequirementsCurrent LVN/LPN license Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThree to five years in senior living experience preferred (Assisted Living specifically)Knowledge of nursing theory and standards of practiceExperience managing staffHigh assessment skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsThe post Resident Care Director, Trinity Oaks of Pearland first appeared on Novagg.