Resident Care Coordinator

Location: Leawood, KS (Homestead of Leawood, 12720 State Line Rd.)

 

Job Description:   Employee is required to effectively manage, direct and administer resident services of the facility in accordance with company policies and procedures, standards of practice for operators, and governmental regulations so as to maintain quality care for all residents.

Accountability:  The Resident Services Manager reports to the Executive Director.

Equipment Used:  Various office and medical equipment.

Environment:  Primarily indoors.

Duties and Responsibilities:  The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.  Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position:

1.     Review and supervise compliance with policies pertaining to total patient care, including but not limited to meal service, activities, housekeeping and laundry, personnel and public relations under specific directives from the Executive Director.  Explain policies to staff and other concerned parties.                                                                                                                                                              
2.     Monitor and assist with compliance with policies and procedures, and state and federal regulations and laws concerning nursing care.
3.     Monitor personal and staff compliance with all state and federal regulations including bloodborne pathogens, infection control, hazardous materials, resident rights and other applicable areas.
4.     Assist residents with admission and assure compliance with all State and Federal requirements regarding admission, to include but not limit to initial Advance Directives, Resident Rights information, and assessments as required.
5.     Assist with negotiation and execution of Negotiated Service Agreements.  In addition, assist with system of periodic review and maintain communication with families regarding fulfillment of agreement.
6.     Participate in selection of personnel to staff facility, orientation and monitoring of staff competence.
7.     Maintain communication with physicians and pharmacy as required.            

Physical Activity Requirements: Employee must be aware that during the normal, routine performance of the essential functions, some of the following body movements may occur naturally, although they may not be a requirement of the job.

Primary Physical Requirements:

Lift up to 10 lbs:          Frequently

Lift 11 to 25 lbs:         Occasionally

Lift 26 to 50 lbs:         Rarely

Lift over 50 lbs:          Rarely

Carry up to 10 lbs:      Frequently

Carry 11 to 25 lbs:      Occasionally

Carry 26 to 50 lbs:      Rarely

Carry over 50 lbs:       Not required

Reach above shoulder height:             Frequently

Reach at shoulder height:                    Frequently

Reach below shoulder height:             Frequently

Push/Pull         Frequently

Hand Manipulation:

Grasping:        Constantly

Handling:        Constantly

Torquing:        Occasionally

Fingering:        Constantly

Controls and Equipment:         General office and medical equipment
 

Other Physical Consideration:

Twisting:         Not Required

Bending:          Not Required

Crawling:        Not Required

Squatting:        Not Required

Kneeling:         Not Required

Crouching:       Not Required

Climbing:        Not Required

Balancing:       Not Required
 

During an 8-hour day, Employee is required to:
 

                 Consecutive Hours                Total Hours
Sit                       2                                              6

Stand                  1                                              1

Walk                   1                                              1
 

Work Surface:  Varies from tile, linoleum and carpet

Cognitive and Sensory Requirements:

Talking:           Required

Hearing:          Required

Sight:               Required

Tasting and Smelling:              Required
 

Access to Personal Health Information: Requires access to the entire medical record on an as-needed basis.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:   Current nursing license.

Other Training, skills and experience requirements:  Employee must be able to perform in such a way to build good working habits and relationships among the staff they manage as well as other departmental staff.  Employee must demonstrate on an ongoing basis the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with coworkers and supervisors.

Summary of Occupational Exposures:

Bloodborne Pathogens:
            Tasks and procedures performed by employee involve risks classified by CDC as:
 Category I (Activity performed with blood exposure.)
Specific Task Exposure:
            General Resident Care:  Blood, urine, feces, vomitus, wound exudate, semen/vaginal secretions, other body fluids – cerebrospinal, synovial, pleural, peritoneal, pericardial, amniotic;
            Handling Soiled Linens and Clothing:  Blood, urine, feces, vomitus, wound exudate, semen/vaginal secretions, other body fluids – cerebrospinal, synovial, pleaural, peritoneal, pericardial, amniotic.
            Cleaning Resident Rooms and Common Areas – Blood, urine, feces, vomitus, wound exudate, semen/vaginal secretions. 

Refer to Exposure Control Plan for additional information, especially for the cleaning chemicals used on a routine basis in the housekeeping department.

Other Considerations and Requirements:  This is a supervisory position.  Employee is required to handle employees in a manner that assists them in their ability to function effectively.  The employee may be expected to perform other duties as assigned.  Such duties will be within the training and ability of the employee.  The employer reserves the right to modify this job description based upon the company needs.

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