RN - Neighborhood Wellness Coordinator (PerDiem) - SNF

US-PA-State College
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1473
# of Openings
5
Category
Health Care
Type
PD (Per Diem) = NOT Eligible for benefits

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 operation of the Health and Wellbeing Department.
  • Embraces Culture Change and resident-centered philosophies
  • Ensure compliance with documentation and record keeping to meet current regulatory compliance standards.
  • Continually assess residents to identify any change in condition, mood, behavior, or level of function to insure appropriate interventions to maintain the residents’ highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial wellbeing.
  • Assist in the coordination of effective communication among Wellness Associates, residents, and families.
  • Maintain liaison with residents and family members.
  • Through ongoing supervision, oversight, and delegation ensures the provision of a continuous high quality of service within the Neighborhood.
  • Assist in establishing rapport among Wellness team members to facilitate teamwork.
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of competent Wellness Associates: CNAs.
  • Perform continuous, ongoing supervision of all Neighborhood Wellness team members, including but not limited to training, disciplining, counseling, motivating, and evaluating.
  • Ensure all Wellness staff complete mandatory In Touch Orientation and in service training.
  • Ensure that all staff follows 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.
  • Make written and oral reports to the Director of Wellness concerning the operation of the Neighborhood
  • Work in concert with other members of the Health and Wellbeing Leadership Team.
  • Assist in the coordination of health care services with other resident services to ensure continuity of care.
  • Responsible for verifying all medical forms completion prior to resident move-in within the neighborhood
  • Continually assess residents to identify and insure appropriate care and service.
  • Coordinate and implement regularly scheduled neighborhood meetings
  • Complete all administrative paperwork as required.
  • Administer Mantoux and Hepatitis B Vaccinations.
  • Organize annual Influenza Vaccinations.
  • Assist with medication administration.
  • Work in conjunction with resident’s attending Physician to make certain highest quality of service is being provided.
  • Submit recommendations to the Director of Wellness for budget completion, equipment, and supplies.
  • Ensure adequate staffing pattern of Resident Associates: CNAs within authorized hour guidelines at all times.
  • Develop work schedules and assignments to ensure staff accountability and task completion.
  • Ensure adequate supplies and equipment is available to meet the day to day operational needs of the Wellness Department.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident and staff information.
  • Assists in the review all complaints, grievances, and incidents and assists the Director of Wellness in the development of a written plan of correction.
  • Serve as networking team member, as directed.

Qualifications

  • RN license required. A current RN license in good standing.
  • Previous management experience in healthcare or service related setting.
  • Knowledge of all applicable governmental regulations.
  • Knowledge of the physiology and psychology of the older adult.
  • 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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