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Resident Care Manager (LPN) - MDS Nurse

Company: Prestige Care, Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

In adherence with state and federal mandates, Prestige Care team members are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 18, 2021 as a condition of employment, unless a team member qualifies for a religious or medical exemption.:

Information about Milwaukie Post-Acute and Rehabilitation Center

Prestige Post-Acute and Rehabilitation Center - Milwaukie offers a warm, friendly and nurturing environment to transition from hospital to home. We are located in the beautifully wooded Linwood neighborhood, just minutes away from downtown Milwaukie and Portland.

Prestige's customized rehabilitation programs range from short-term, transitional care that bridges the gap between hospital and home to long-term care. All programs utilize a comprehensive assessment process to help our interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers and healthcare technicians in identifying and providing the best possible care and help residents achieve independence and a high quality of life.

We are able to adapt our services to each patient and their personal circumstances and it is our goal to meet the needs of each individual and family we touch. Milwaukie is also a contracted provider for Medicaid, Medicare and several managed care plans.

Who Is Prestige Care?

Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing + post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over 5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have the privilege of personally touching their lives every day.

We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is a employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative, team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end of every day.

What does the Resident Care Manager (LPN) - MDS Nurse do?:

If you want to serve in a nursing leadership role where you stay busy, get to train other nurses, and get to help guide the care program at a care center, this job is for you! In this role, you would be coordinating the daily nursing activities and care as prescribed by care plan (in collaboration with the Director of Nursing), as well as physician orders and in accordance with accepted standards of nurse practice and regulations. You will be promoting a positive physical and psychosocial environment for the residents. You will get involved with the coaching/teaching/training of other staff as well.

Why join the Prestige Care Family in the Resident Care Manager (LPN) - MDS Nurse role and what can we offer you?

The Resident Care Manager role is truly unique and for the right person, is exactly what they seek in their professional life. Consider what we can offer you:

* We are a 35+ year old, family owned and operated organization that has a strong promote from within culture.
* The ability to work Monday-Friday, during the day with a ton of schedule flexibility (this isn't shift work!).
* You would be in a leadership position, overseeing the entire care program including coaching and teaching various nurses as well.
* Robust and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, EAP, 401k match, employer paid life and disability insurance, and more.
* Accessible and engaging regional operations and nursing support staff to bounce ideas off of, get additional guidance, and partnership to allow you to be a high performer.
* The ability to directly influence the care of our residents.

In this job, every day you will---

1. Implement the established plan of care and delegates in accordance with scope of practice in collaboration with the physician, Director of Nursing Services, clinical team members, social services, physical therapy, the resident and the resident's family by tailoring care to meet individual needs of the resident.

2. Monitor work assignments, provides coaching, training and feedback, and assists in daily management of clinical team members including licensed practical nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA). Escalates pertinent information to the Registered Nurse (RN) or Director of Nursing Services (DNS) timely.

3. Assist with new admissions, transfers, discharges and oversees ongoing resident care ensuring documentation is current, signed, and the recordkeeping meets the policies and procedures.

4. Gather information and assists with completion of MDS, observations and forms as scheduled for each resident.

5. Contribute to resident care conferences and under the supervision of the RN or DNS, evaluates the interdisciplinary plan of care for each resident.

6. Observe, audit and reviews each resident's condition, status, and care requirements and takes appropriate action to assure care needs are met.

7. Review nursing care plans for each resident that meets the individual needs of the resident and the physician recommendations. Reports changes in condition of residents that requires nursing intervention notifying the physician, DNS, and family. Documents all pertinent information in the interdisciplinary notes and on the 24-hour report timely and accurately.

8. Assist in the management of the Infection Control Program and Antibiotic Stewardship including acting as an Infection Preventionists (as required) and completing specialized training in infection control. Provides education to staff on infection control practices, investigates and reports incidents of infection and tracks infection data.

9. Participate in leadership team by actively contributing in decision making, grievance follow up, building and company-wide initiatives and attending leadership team meetings such as stand up, Managing Acute Care Conditions (MACC), Nutrition at Risk (NAR), Utilization Review (UR), Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) and other meetings as required.

10. Participate in the manager on duty and clinical on-call rotation as assigned; including weekend on-call duties and covering clinical shifts as necessary to ensure resident care needs are met.

Education Experience you need to qualify:

In this role, you will need to have graduated from a licensed nursing school and must possess a Associates Degree in Nursing, or a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. You must possess a active LPN license in the state in which you wish to operate. Additionally, you will need to bring a minimum of 1 year working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies. Bringing one year in a supervisory/management position, with experience with budgets, staff development, training and scheduling is preferred. Ability to creatively problem solve in both resident care and employee management situations. Must be a team player, well organized, and flexible.

Ways you can advance beyond the Resident Care Manager (LPN) - MDS Nurse role:

Once you master this role, you could consider the Director of Nursing (with additional schooling), Health Services Director, or other regional nursing roles with Prestige Care.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED - At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different.

Keywords: Prestige Care, Inc., Portland , Resident Care Manager (LPN) - MDS Nurse, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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