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Resident Care Coordinator



Job Description

Job Description

Division: Retirement

Site: The Waverley & The Rosewood

Employment Type: Full Time

Expiraton Date: 24/10/2017

Key Responsibilities

. Reports directly to the Director of Health and Wellness (DHW);
. Ensures the maintenance of medical and nursing records, as well as Nursing Audits, as per policy and procedure;
. Works with DHW and Executive Director in the recruitment and hiring process;
. Follow up on all incident reports or concerns identified in the 24 hour report and report plan of action to the DHW as needed;
. Attends shift report while providing support and guidance to staff in attendance;
. Attends Staff, Management and DHW / Nursing related meetings;
. Aware of the Standards of Care brought forward by the governing bodies and ensures that all are followed;
. Provides assistance to DHW and Residents and / or Families with move-in information, assistance and assessments;
. Maintains contact with the residents to ensure a high quality of care;
. Reviews each resident's profile and care plan to ensure that problems are dealt with appropriately and that individual needs are met in a timely manner;
. Coordinates and provides orientation to nursing for all new Nursing or Health Care Aide hires;
. Provides input and information to the DHW regarding yearly performance evaluations of nursing and Personal Support Worker staff;
. Ensures the availability and maintenance of nursing department supplies and equipment;
. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with all staff, residents and their families, physicians, other professionals and the community. Provides DHW with pertinent information regarding resident care;
. Provides nursing care in accordance with administrative policies, physician's orders, established standards, and nursing principals and resident requirements;
. Assesses resident's condition by recognizing and interpreting signs and symptoms, and where appropriate, initiates remedial health measures;
. Ensures the recording and safe keeping of all drugs including controlled drugs and narcotics as per policy and procedure;
. Ensures that the Registered (RPN) / Unregistered Care Provider's (UCP) order and/or reorder drugs and maintains an accurate record according to established procedures;
. Ensures RPN/UCP's are correctly processing all physician orders and follow through according to established procedures;
. Maintains a necessary degree of nursing knowledge and skills through seminars and courses;
. Resident Care Coordinator will also submit yearly learning plans to the DHW at annual performance appraisal;
. Assists the DHW to complete monthly reports for both the Executive Director and Senior Management;
. Assumes administrative duties as required in the DHW's absence;
. Responsible for scheduling and finding replacement staffing for the nursing department when staff phone in sick. If unable to find a replacement, the Resident Care Coordinator is expected to do the shift;
. Observes and promptly reports to the DHW any changes in a resident's physical and emotional condition;
. Is actively involved in ensuring Occupational Health and Safety guidelines are followed;
. Assist in the Prospect Sales Cycle
o Prospect / Family counselling and education of Health care system / processes
o Touring and selling of property with Family
o Coordination and Management of prospect through application process with Health Authority to ensure that prospect is being processed for our property
o Physical visit of Prospect as they generally do not visit the site
o Review and approval of prospect application from Health Authority (in conjunction with DHW)
o Lease signing
o Coordination with Home Care, Pharmacy, etc.
. Actively support and promote Revera in the Community
o Professional outreach (doctors, hospitals, homecare, etc.)
o Family education sessions on Supportive Housing / Memory Care
o Trade shows and conferences
. Must be available to work combination of evenings and weekends
. Acts as a Building Supervisor as needed;
. Other duties as assigned by the DHW or Executive Director.


. Current registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered / Licensed Practical Nurse with the applicable provincial licensing body
. Possession of valid basic life support CPR C & Standard First Aid
. Must be a competent person as defined by the Occupational Health and Safety Act
. Experience in geriatric, rehabilitation or long-term care nursing is essential
. Knowledge of designated assisted living, dementia care and home care an asset
. Post-graduate study in geriatrics is desirable
. Possession of good leadership, communication and diplomatic relation skills
. Possession of skill in coordinating and supervising a comprehensive nursing care program
. Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).

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Posting Date: 03-Oct-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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