The plaza assisted living is looking for an assessment nurse coordinator to join the team!
The right candidate will be possess a current state of hawaii registered nurse (rn) license (bsn preferred) and will be responsible for admissions and readmissions of residents to all plaza communities upon request of outside agencies/facilities, including but not limited to; hospitals, rehabilitation centers, etcAdditionally, you will be responsible for assisting the quality assurance director with quality care initiatives and trainings across the companies footprint and will provide clinical support to our administrators and nursing departments.
The following are essential duties and functions of the position:
Makes routine visits to potential and/or current plaza resident outside of the companies footprint.
Assess the needs of new and current residents outside of the plaza communities and reports admission/readmission appropriateness to community immediately via phone and electronic record.
Observes and evaluates residents physical and emotional status and revises resident care plans accordingly.
Commutes frequently between plaza communities, medical facilities and other locations.
Interacts with medical (outside facilities), nursing, residents, responsible parties and other partners regarding resident condition as needed.
Communicates with director of nursing/assistant director of nursing and administrator about changes in residents conditions.
Interacts with nursing staff, residents, families and physicians.
Conducts meetings and assists nursing leadership through best practice and council and address concerns as needed.
Assists with on-going trainings and in-services with staff and outside business partners.
Assists in resolving resident and family concerns promptly.
Works with third party vendors such as pharmacy, social workers, etc.
Assists communities with after-hour availability for assessment and/or issues.
Responsible for ensuring compliance with state/federal laws and community policies and procedures in the absence of directors of nursing.
Supervisory responsibilities and resident care oversight duties are listed in full job descriptionThis position reports directly to the quality assurance director.
The plaza assisted living is an equal opportunity employerThe plaza assisted living is an equal opportunity employerFor more information about this position please visit our website at: www.theplazaassistedliving.com or contact human resources at: 808-628-7266.