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Resident Care Coordinator

Location: Oregon City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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 membersHealth Insurance - FT Employees ONLYDental & Vision InsuranceHealth Savings Account401K PlanGenerous Paid Time Off AccrualCompetitive WagesEmployee AppreciationExceptional Culture and Work EnvironmentJob Duties:Providing support to the RN in all duties of medical oversight as assigned within regulationProcessing physician orders for second signature or pharmacy attention dailyTracking medication orders to ensure all prescriptions are filled in a timely mannerOverseeing medication returnsAssisting the RN with the completion and blocking of dummy sheets for MAR in a timely mannerPreparing for RN signature and sending quarterly reports to physiciansCommunicating with physicians as directed by RNProcessing 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 guidelinesParticipating in the Resident Service/Care Planning process as directed by the Administrator and the RNConducting monthly calibrations of glucometersTaking and recording daily vitals as directed by physiciansMaintaining order in, and an accurate inventory of, all medical equipment/supplies for the facilityAccompanying residents to physician appointments as necessaryProviding support and training to care staff as directed by the Administrator and RNScheduling all shifts, keeping the schedule posted a minimum of two weeks in advanceOther activities as assignedRCC 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 contactAssisting new residents with orientation to the facility and the services availableCreating a calm and positive atmosphere using good communication skills, simple terms, and a reassuring tone of voiceCommunicating with family members and visitors as directed by the Administrator in a caring manner that protects the privacy of each residentEnsuring the safety and well-being of each resident by intervention and/or redirection when appropriateProviding personal care with ADLs as appropriate while striving to promote self-care, independence and dignity, and personal privacyOther activities as assignedRCC will honor each resident, at all times, by abiding by the Resident Bill of RightsRequirements:Minimum of an Associates Degree (or equivalent) in a related fieldMinimum three years experience as a lead Medication AideMust be able to respect the privacy and confidentiality of residents and have a clear understanding of residents' rightsMust 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 reachMust have outstanding written and oral skillsMust have the ability to provide leadership/instruction in all resident care functionsMust possess a working, current knowledge of State ALF/RCF OARs#RTMPI201183209

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

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