Anthem Memory Care Clinical Services Director / Director of Nursing (DON) in Glenview, Illinois
Open to both LPN or RN applicants.
General Statement of Position
Under limited supervision, is responsible for all aspects of resident care including initial and ongoing assessments; hiring, training, supervising, managing and coordinating resident care providers.
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Hires and provides orientation for new care providers; ensuring that staffing levels are maintained Evaluates medication orders and translates them for QMAPs and residents as needed Supervises and evaluates assistants on all shifts, providing counseling and written disciplinary and/or corrective action when needed Provides in-service training for resident assistants on a routine basis and one-to-one training as needed Assesses potential residents for appropriateness prior to move-in and provides on-going written assessments of all residents Develops and maintains Care/Service Plans for each resident, updating as diagnosis/condition changes Creates and maintains resident care communication system to ensure quality care on each shift Manages electronic reporting system, occurrence and situational reporting and Medication Administration Records Monitors centrally stored medication system Manages employee uniform/scrub program Develops resident care policies and protocols as needed Monitors resident rooms, dining room, living room, attendant station, bathing rooms and medication rooms ensuring they are clean and orderly Monitors supplies on hand, including linens and towels and orders as necessary Provides first aid to residents when needed Communicates with physicians and families on residentâ€™s change of condition or incident Accepts physician orders or order changes for medication or treatment, calls orders to pharmacy Assesses residents for needed medical intervention and arranges medical visits to doctorâ€™s offices or emergency room Maintains current resident emergency records with up-to-date information Monitors the emergency call system and ensures staff responds appropriately Supervises resident meals and monitors for appropriate diets Assists with emergencies and with safety instructions for residents such as fire drills, etc. Maintains current knowledge of state and local regulations, ensuring community compliance Answers telephones, assists visitors and gives tours to prospective residents Performs duties as manager on duty on a rotating basis Conducts work tasks safely and in compliance with the community safety program Provides effective and courteous service to all residents, guests and co-workers Performs other related essential duties as required Attend in-service training and workshops and meetings as required. Promote and protect the rights of each resident
Minimum Training and Experience
A current and valid RN or LPN nursing license. A minimum of three years of experience in a senior living community; a minimum of three years of experience in a management/supervisory position; a bachelorâ€™s degree in nursing or a related field may be substituted for three of the years of experience; OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities Certification and Clearance Requirements
First Aid certification Criminal background check Health screening and T.B./CXR Valid driverâ€™s license