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Resident Care Coordinator

Company: CARING PLACES MANAGEMENT
Location: Oregon City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description:

At Caring Places Management, we have been passionate about providing exceptional care for seniors throughout the Pacific Northwest since we opened our first community in 1991. We are committed to achieving our mission of Exceeding Expectations for Loving, Thoughtful Care by offering our residents caring, thoughtful service in a homelike environment.

Caring Places Management is actively recruiting for a Resident Care Coordinator to join our team at River Terrace Memory Care located in Oregon City, OR. The Resident Care Coordinator will report directly to the Administrator and fills a crucial role within the community by ensuring safe, high quality care to each resident.

Benefits and Perks:
WellVia (Telehealth/Telemedicine) - Effective from the first day of employment free of cost to employees and their immediate family members
Health Insurance - FT Employees ONLY
Dental & Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account
401K Plan
Generous Paid Time Off Accrual
Competitive Wages
Employee Appreciation
Exceptional Culture and Work Environment

Job Duties:
Providing support to the RN in all duties of medical oversight as assigned within regulation
Processing physician orders for second signature or pharmacy attention daily
Tracking medication orders to ensure all prescriptions are filled in a timely manner
Overseeing medication returns
Assisting the RN with the completion and blocking of dummy sheets for MAR in a timely manner
Preparing for RN signature and sending quarterly reports to physicians
Communicating with physicians as directed by RN
Processing relevant resident information into Filemaker on a daily or as needed basis. Keep all resident Filemaker records up to date.
Make all transportation arrangements for resident doctor appointments daily and ensure that physician papers are prepared for appointments, given to residents, and collected from residents upon return.
Archiving resident charts, medication orders, and physician faxes quarterly, observing all DHS archive guidelines
Participating in the Resident Service/Care Planning process as directed by the Administrator and the RN
Conducting monthly calibrations of glucometers
Taking and recording daily vitals as directed by physicians
Maintaining order in, and an accurate inventory of, all medical equipment/supplies for the facility
Accompanying residents to physician appointments as necessary
Providing support and training to care staff as directed by the Administrator and RN
Scheduling all shifts, keeping the schedule posted a minimum of two weeks in advance
Other activities as assigned
RCC will enhance the care and life quality for residents by:
Having one-on-one visits with residents who have been ill, are reclusive, or who have shown a need for enhanced contact
Assisting new residents with orientation to the facility and the services available
Creating a calm and positive atmosphere using good communication skills, simple terms, and a reassuring tone of voice
Communicating with family members and visitors as directed by the Administrator in a caring manner that protects the privacy of each resident
Ensuring the safety and well-being of each resident by intervention and/or redirection when appropriate
Providing personal care with ADLs as appropriate while striving to promote self-care, independence and dignity, and personal privacy
Other activities as assigned
RCC will honor each resident, at all times, by abiding by the Resident Bill of Rights

Requirements:
Minimum of an Associates Degree (or equivalent) in a related field
Minimum three years experience as a lead Medication Aide
Must be able to respect the privacy and confidentiality of residents and have a clear understanding of residents' rights
Must be adept at all skills necessary to provide ADL in service to care staff, including: the ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 pounds, and the ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach
Must have outstanding written and oral skills
Must have the ability to provide leadership/instruction in all resident care functions
Must possess a working, current knowledge of State ALF/RCF OARs

PI186537744

Keywords: CARING PLACES MANAGEMENT, Portland , Resident Care Coordinator, Other , Oregon City, Oregon

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