Restorative Associate - SNF

US-CO-Denver
1 year ago(10/13/2016 2:12 PM)
Job ID
2016-1284
# of Openings
2
Category
C.N.A.
Shift Type
Days
Type
FT (Full-Time) = Eligible for ALL benefits (employee works 30+ hours per week)

Overview

Juniper Village is dedicated to nurturing the spirit of life in each individual whose life we touch so that we may all live fully throughout all seasons of life.  We do this by encouraging an active body, an engaged mind and a fulfilled spirit. 

 

Juniper Village owns and operates Skilled Nursing and skilled care communities in four regions across the country.  The company’s operations are designed and managed to provide the finest quality personal service and exceptional care to foster healthy and independent lives for those who live and work in our communities. The company’s team of experienced committed individuals is deeply committed to achieving the company’s mission and balancing quality in service, program and environment with financial stability and prosperity.   Together, we nurture the spirit of life.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance to Juniper Village’ philosophy and hallmarks as well as all written policies and procedures that govern the Health and Wellbeing Department.
  • Embraces Culture Change and resident-centered philosophies
  • Complete all assigned paperwork to meet current regulatory compliance standards.
  • Ensures correct procedures when conducting functional maintenance programs, applying splints, pressure relieving devices, other positioning or range of motion equipment
  • Complete restorative documentation with accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Assist in the ongoing oversight of Wellness Associates: CNAs assigned to restorative tasks through training, mentoring and coaching.
  • Suggest referrals for those who would benefit from therapies or functional maintenance programs
  • Participate in care conferences of those residents who experience frequent falls, who are on a bowel and bladder program, who are Medicare A
  • Educate staff regarding restorative programs such as exercise, range of motion, strengthening, life skills training, restorative dining, work therapy
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the In Touch Orientation and in service training.
  • Communicate with family members, visitors and volunteers in a customer service oriented manner.
  • Follow established safety regulations, including fire protection, infection control, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous waste and quality assurance procedures.
  • Carry out QAPI roles and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Follow established policies and procedures in support of QAPI efforts.
  • Participates in meetings as required. Meetings to include weekly updates at quality of life meetings, QAPI  meetings, care conferences
  • Report all changes in the resident’s condition, and skin breakdown to the Director of Wellness or Neighborhood Wellness Coordinator
  • Assist in the coordination of effective communication among Wellness Associates, residents and families Report all complaints, grievances and instances of abuse to the Neighborhood Wellness Coordinator or Director of Wellness.
  • Report all occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials and hazardous chemical to the Neighborhood Wellness Coordinator Director of Wellness.

Qualifications

  • O.T.A, Restorative C.N.A, or L.P.N with experience in restorative programming
  • Experience in long-term care setting
  • Knowledge of the physiology and psychology of the older adult.
  • Successful completion of a CPR and First Aid course.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals within the community.
  • Attends and participates in mandated yearly training programs as well as all required meetings.
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently so as to achieve goals.
  • Adheres to all Human Resources policies, procedures, and code of conduct.
  • Respects confidentiality of information and Resident’s rights.
  • Perform job in a safe manner, using proper body mechanics, infection control, etc.
  • Responsible for proper care of all property, equipment, supplies and financial assets involved in the performance of the job.
  • Perform other duties as required.

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