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Memory Care Unit Director in Council Bluffs, IA at Risen Son Christian Village

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description

Overview

Risen Son is currently looking for a Great LPN to Manage our

Assisted Living Memory Care Area

Christian Horizons (CH) has grown from one nursing home over 50 years ago to one of the largest faith-based not-for-profits in the country with 13 communities across 4 states. The CH family of ministries also includes Senior Care Pharmacy, CareLink nurse-guided care and Safe Haven Hospice. Experience a new pathway to senior living – a future in which older adults thrive.

We offer a place to live your faith, a place to grow and be valued. As a faith-based organization, we strive to provide resident-centered, cost-effective health care programs and services to each and every resident in our community.

We are seeking a Memory Care Unit Director to provide Memory Care Unit management and care standards in compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate requirements.

We offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • Generous PTO Program
  • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness
  • 403(b) & Flex Spending
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts and Other Perks

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the care of all Residents on the unit.
  • Oversee the daily living of unit Residents including leisure activities and the monitoring of daily Resident notes.
  • Prepare and oversee the activity program to meet the specific needs and interests of the Residents including periodically leading activities.
  • Obtain social history on new Residents and maintain records.
  • Perform Resident assessments, coordinating updates and modifications of the individual Resident care plans.
  • Execute care plans and attend care plan meetings.
  • Provide education regarding Alzheimer’s and Dementia care for all community staff.
  • Provide assessments for possible admits to the unit.
  • Plan and manage the process of ensuring the unit meets all state and federal standards and does well in all compliance surveys.
  • Ensure quality customer service to the Residents, families, staff, and all external customers the unit serves.
  • Maintain a sensitivity and awareness of the faith-based care provided, keeping constituent and donor opinions in mind when making decisions.
  • Function as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care to all Residents.
  • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each Resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.
  • Conduct staff meetings with unit staff, coordinate, and implement unit and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Direct and supervise scheduling of employees within established guidelines for allocation of personnel on duty.
  • Assume responsibility for unit compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate regulations.
  • Assume accountability for the development, organization and implementation of approved policies and procedures.
  • Conduct interviews, hire unit staff, conduct counseling interviews and initiate disciplinary action as necessary.
  • Orient new employees to their duties according to the corporate guidelines.
  • Demonstrate consistent management of staff and resources.
  • Operate unit within the established budget guidelines.
  • Organize and maintain all records necessary.
  • Supervise proper care and use of equipment and waste disposal procedures in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Consistently work cooperatively with Residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure Residents are receiving the best quality care.
  • Attend and participate in continuing education programs designed to keep abreast of changes in the profession.
  • Participate in developing, planning, conducting, and scheduling in-service training classes to help ensure a well-educated staff.
  • Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, Residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or as a result of an incidental disclosure.
  • Apply the Minimum Necessary Standard in all matters related to Residents’ protected health information.
Qualifications
  • LPN Nurse with mimimim of one year experience with Alzheimer’s or Dementia population, and management experience required.
  • Able to follow and give written and oral directions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, Residents, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.
  • Display leadership qualities, good communication skills, and a desire to continuously learn.
  • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Horizons’ background check policy, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within.
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