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AL/MEMORY SUPPORT AREA DIRECTOR - SOUTH BAY

Company: Liberty Healthcare Management
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Liberty Cares With Compassion Liberty Senior Living is currently seeking an experienced: ASSISTED LIVING/MEMORY SUPPORT AREA DIRECTOR - LPN Full Time, Days JOB SUMMARY: Complete the process of Assisted Living admissions to include interviewing, assessing, and completion of all pertinent paperwork. Develop and implement an Individual Care Plan for each resident initially and on an ongoing basis as determined by the needs of the resident, policies and regulations. Report to and obtain orders from physicians regarding each resident. May delegate this to Med Techs/Aides as appropriate and with supervision. Must be willing and able to work as a Nursing Assistant providing resident care as needed. ---Must be willing and able to administer medications as needed. Knowledgeable and adhere to all Liberty Senior Living Policies and Procedures and state regulations. Obtain medication for each resident from contract pharmacy in a timely manner. May delegate this as appropriate and with supervision. Point Click Care --- must utilize the program as designed and trained. Must complete the Audit Tool for Aide and Med Tech tasks. Must train and supervise the Aides and Med Techs in the use of Point Click Care for each resident. Supervise, Orient, train and coach care staff on all resident care policies and procedures as well as the training of Positive Approach to Care practices. Must also assist in training medication administration to appropriate staff. Coordinate resident services with other professionals as ordered by the physician or as assessment and care plan dictate. Follow the facility infection control program, train staff, ensure compliance and assist with annual reviews. Order and maintain medical supplies as necessary with proper accounting program for charging residents for personal items. Conduct, document, and report weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual assessments of resident as prescribed by policies, regulations and the Point Click Care program. May delegate this to Med Tech/Aides as appropriate with supervision. Coordinate with families and update on not-less-than monthly basis on the status of residents as well as contacting immediately --- and documenting - in the event of fall, sickness, changes in physician orders or changes in condition. Maintain and supervise medication administration, medication ordering, medication count of controlled substances, and documentation for each resident. Train resident care staff on emergency procedures to be followed regarding fire, disaster, and resident incident and care issues. Ensure proper staff coverage. Assume and arrange for on-call responsibilities and respond to calls of an emergency nature from resident and/or supervisor on duty as needed even if reporting to work is necessary to assess the situation. Follow all policies and procedures, model relationship and leadership abilities, and work cooperatively and supportively with the residents, family members and friends, professionals, Administrator, department heads, supervisors, and all other staff. Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing or Administrator. Must be willing and able to take on-call duty and be available by telephone during on-call periods. Participate in the facility Quality Assurance program completing audits and reports as assigned JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse with 3 years--- supervisory experience in Community Residential Care Facility, Adult Care Home, Group Home, or Long-Term Care. Must be 21 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent Must be qualified as Supervisor-in-Charge based on the Assisted Living Rules and Regulations of the State of practice. Must have experience in working with geriatric and dementia residents. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal relationship Must be willing to care for geriatric patients and have a genuine concern for their welfare. Must be willing to delegate, supervise, receive, understand, and follow orders. Must be willing to work and cooperate well with other nursing staff, other departments, and families and visitors. Must be kind and respectful to patients, staff, and visitors. Must be able to use equipment without jeopardizing the safety of self, others, or equipment and use supplies safely and economically. Demonstrates neat appearance, dress code, and good personal hygiene. Must read, know, and follow personnel, department, and Community policies and procedures. Must attend in-service training and other staff meetings as required as well as complete online training . Visit www.libertycareers.com for more information. Background checks/drug-free workplace. EOE. PIa7aac3aebed9-35196-34497568

Keywords: Liberty Healthcare Management, Mount Pleasant , AL/MEMORY SUPPORT AREA DIRECTOR - SOUTH BAY, Executive , Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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