• Nursing Care Team Manager, Skilled Rehab: Episcopal Church Home

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(10/18/2018 3:42 PM)
    ID
    2018-2104
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Nursing RN/LPN/STNA
    Type
    Full-time
    Typical Work Shift/Schedule
    First/Day Shift
    Typical Days of the Week
    Monday-Friday and as needed
    Typical Number of Hours Each Week
    40
    Work Hours
    8a - 5p
  • Overview

    Honored by Business First as a

    “Best Place to Work in Louisville” 

    Voted by our employees

     

    You are invited!

    Informal meet and greet with on-site interviews. 

    Join us! We would love to meet you!

    You are welcome to stop in any Tuesday afternoon from 1-4 p.m. 

     

    Episcopal Church Home

    7504 Westport Road

    Louisville, KY  40222

     

    For additional information or questions about job opportunities at ECH,

    please email us directly at ECHEmployment@echky.org or call 502-736-8051

     

    Our RN Care Team Managers enjoy a flexible work schedule that encourages work life balance. Our employees also enjoy evening / weekend premiums, a convenient location that is on many bus routes, free parking, reduced meal costs, and access to our fitness equipment at no cost. Most of all our employees love ECH because they are part of a friendly team that plays an important role caring for others. You will make a positive difference in the lives of our residents!

     

    For more than 135 years, the Episcopal Church Home has served the Louisville community and its seniors by providing the highest level of care.  Over the years ECH has earned a reputation in senior living for the highest quality care and service delivered by caring and compassionate professionals. ECH is a multi-level senior living community located on Westport Road in Louisville and includes the Dudley Square Patio Homes, personal care and skilled nursing rooms, and the Memory Care Center of Excellence. ECH also provides short-term rehabilitation therapy, as well as family and community support groups and services.  

     

     

    The primary purpose of this position is to direct and coordinate nursing services and related activities throughout the Home during a specified tour of duty. The RN Care Team Manager is responsible for maintaining quality nursing care, medical records, quality monitoring, staff supervision and training, client relationship development and resident case management.

    The ideal candidate will have a passion for older adult care and must demonstrate leadership capabilities while offering our residents the utmost quality of care and quality of life.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides knowledge and skills to staff in all neighborhoods in specific areas of clinical accountability, including dementia care, infection control, safety, wound management, falls, MDS process or other areas as needed.
    • Guides the implementation of clinical policies and procedures to ensure safe, sanitary and efficient practices supporting professional nursing care standards and assures that documentation, medication administration, resident nursing care, safety and sanitation, personnel and staff development, MDS process, materials management, PIP and resident rights are in compliance with federal, state, local and ERH standards. 
    • Ensures that all clinical policies and procedures of the neighborhood are maintained.  Interprets and communicates the clinical policies and procedures to the entire neighborhood as needed, with an emphasis on resident, family or designated representative relationships.
    • In collaboration with the appropriate mentors and/or household staff, guides the neighborhood clinical staff to ensure proper hiring, orientation, training, clinical competency, coaching, counseling and performance appraisals are maintained in a manner supportive of team and professional standards of practice.
    • Works with the neighborhood clinical staff to ensure efficient and effective use of all resources to keep clinical staffing and supply budgets within planned expenditures.
    • Guides the clinical component of continuous quality improvement in the neighborhood in support of a systemic approach to quality clinical care.
    • As an ERS team member, upholds the philosophy of Person Centered Care while performing duties; whenever possible acts to restore and/or provide Purpose, Choice and Freedom to our residents.

    Qualifications

    •Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved RN diploma program and possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in the State of Kentucky
    •Prefer as a minimum, 5 years of experience as a supervisor in a skilled nursing care facility; prefer experience as a clinical manager in a hospital
    •Certification in geriatric nursing is preferred; specialized training or experience in geriatric nursing with emphasis in dementia care
    •Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met
    •Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
    •Must possess the ability to handle crisis situations in a calm manner, a demonstrated ability to display leadership during a crisis
    •Knowledge and experience with person centered care principles a plus
    •Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public
    •Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care
    •Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and be willing to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel
    •Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents
    •Must not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of other individuals in the workplace
    •Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day
    •Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position
    •Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies
    •Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and, at times, hostile people within the facility
    •May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations

     

    ERS is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and advancement to all  team members and potential team members.  There will be no discrimination in employment practices because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability (except where reasonable accommodation would not enable the disabled person to adequately perform the essential functions of the position) , military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  

     

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