* Directs and supervises the daily work assignments of the Resident Care Assistants * Is the first point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concerns * Participates in the hiring and termination processes as they relate to resident care associates * Has direct input into performance reviews for care associates and presents reviews with the RCD * Has direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents action with the RCD * Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job.
* Coordinates care needs with community providers via an effective case management process * Measures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulations * Effectively balances service demands with supporting resident independence * Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents' status * Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the DON, physician, family, RCA's, and Executive Director per state regulations * Successfully implements the plan of care * Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulations * Responds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and knows when to call for backup
* Graduate of an approved LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse program (per state requirements) * Current state licensed as an LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse (as required by state regulation) and CPR certification * Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable
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