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REVERA INC

Resident Care Coordinator

Canada-British Columbia-Victoria

1539204-1539206

Job Description

Job Description

Division: Long Term Care

Site: James Bay Care Centre

Employment Type: Part 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;
  • Acts as a Building Supervisor as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned by the DHW or Executive Director.

Qualifications

  • 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).

Contact Information

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