Loretto Management Corporation

Manager, ALP Home Care RN

Department
Bernardine Apartments
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
First
Weekends Required?
Yes
Weekend Shift Details
On-call

Overview

The Manager, ALP Home Care RN is responsible for ensuring safe, effective and efficient clinical care is provided by the clinical care team consisting of RN’s, LPN’s, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, care managers (social workers) and aides in an Assisted Living Program. Provides support for aide supervision. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates effectiveness of nursing care delivered and communicates information appropriately to physicians and the interdisciplinary team. Assures adherence to corporate policies, procedures and all regulatory guidelines for clinical staff.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with specialty service coordinators/outside providers regarding paraprofessional or specialty service issues (Physicians, hospitals, etc.).
  • Assures adherence to nursing standards for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of resident care per ALP, Enriched housing and Licensed Agency regulations.
  • Facilitates and provides clinical coordination with on-call staff.
  • Participates as an integral part of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
  • Ensures the implementation of physician change orders, scheduled lab work, consults and appointments
  • Ensures all pertinent regulations are adhered to by the clinical and direct care staff.
  • Provides professional guidance on and interprets regulations, policies and procedures. Keeps self and staff current on new policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Ensures and verifies the completion and accuracy of nursing and aide documentation. Initiates remedial action as required.
  • Maintains an effective system for resident/client complaint/issue resolution and bringing issues to satisfactory closure in a timely manner.
  • Monitors staff effectiveness and initiates corrective actions in collaboration with Administrator and Director of Clinical Services as needed for clinical issues.
  • Monitors clinical staff for adherence to all corporate policy, procedure and all pertinent regulatory guidelines.
  • Assists in providing appropriate and effective orientation of all new clinical, agency and per diem staff to the care plan.
  • Facilitates or performs education, training and competency evaluations as needed.
  • Assists to ensure staff completion of mandatory in-services and annual health evaluations.
  • Keeps self and staff current in best practices nursing care. Participates and encourages participation in professional associations, educational conferences, and in-services as appropriate or required.
  • Actively participates in the development and monitoring of QAPI metrics in collaboration with Quality Assurance lead.
  • Takes call and related responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications

  • Current NYS license and registration as an RN in good standing required.

  • Minimum (2) years community health nursing experience preferred.

  • Proven patient assessment and care planning skills.

  • Ability to lead, guide and motivate staff.

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, residents, and families from diverse backgrounds who may have physical, sensory and mental impairments.

  • Ability to analyze problems, plan resolution strategies, implement solutions and evaluate outcomes.

  • Proven conflict resolution skills.

  • Proficient in MS Office programs and able to learn new software rapidly.

 

An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements

 

 

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