The Resident Care Manager provides nursing care within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act of New York State and follows the Facility Policy and Procedures. The Resident Care Manager provides additional monitoring and communication functions by utilizing technology to assist with the assessment and evaluation of the residents in their care in this post-acute environment. The technology interpreted by the Resident Care Manager includes telemetry monitoring, vital sign monitoring, non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring and as indicated, diagnostic tests such as laboratory and electrocardiogram (EKG). The Resident Care Manager must work collaboratively with interdisciplinary team members to assist residents in reaching their goals.
• Follows nursing process principles: collects data, assesses data collected, formulates interventions based on analysis of data collected (Assessment), monitors interventions for effectiveness, communicates results to appropriate team member (physician, peer or interdisciplinary team member), documents and revises the interventions as required based on evaluation. Reviews and evaluates patient care and documentation for appropriateness and quality.
• Establish appropriate plan of care for residents
• Assigns and monitors staff to ensure resident needs are met timely.
• Responds promptly to Rapid Response Team, emergency calls or Code Blue for assistance when assigned.
• Understands the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) rules and regulations and incorporates requirements into practice as a matter of routine.
• Understands the needs of the resident’s family / significant other, and importance of their support role in that resident’s care and goal reaching.
• Understand the role of the RN within the Interdisciplinary Team and works collaboratively with all team members to assist residents with reaching goals in a safe manner.
• Integrates technological data obtained through monitoring devices (electronic and software) with established nursing assessment standards and communicates to the appropriate care level provider to effect timely interventions and documents.
• Demonstrates safe practice with medication and treatment administration and identifies and promptly reports any observation of adverse reaction or intolerance.
• Understands required diagnostic monitoring requirements associated with medications / treatments and facilitates physician understanding and follow through.
• Responsible and accountable for own practice.
• Must treat resident and employee information as confidential material.
• Follows nursing home policies and procedures.
• Respects residents’ rights and dignity.
• Reports any suspected resident abuse as required by government regulations and the nursing home policies.
• Attend all required inservices and seminars.
• Mandatory inservices must be met within time required.
• Participate in QAPI processes
• Required to follow established policies in regard to tardiness, attendance, and dress code.
• Serves as a positive ambassador to nursing home facility, residents, staff, visitors, and the community.
* Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing,
* 1-3 years of progressive nursing experience.
* 1-3 years of progressive nursing experience, preferably in a geriatric setting.
* Current New York State Registration as a registered professional nurse
The candidate will possess all or most of the following attributes:
• Must possess a current, active license to practice as RN in the state of New York.
• BCLS and ACLS Certified.
• Experience with ICU/CCU/ED or Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital, preferred.
• Able to conduct EKGs.
• Able to perform venipuncture.
• Able to initiate Intravenous therapy.