Valley View Assisted Living Careers
Valley View Assisted Living & Memory Care offers a pleasant working environment where the care of our residents comes first! You will not only find a professional, caring work environment that will challenge you professionally, but also a rewarding career in which you help others.
Be part of our Health Service team working closely with our Medication Techs service our senior residents at Valley View Assisted Living and memory Care in John Day Oregon. You will lead our dynamic team of care givers while overseeing resident care. Great attitude and customer service is a must to fit in with our team. Competitive wage. Apply today.
SUMMARY: The Director of Health Services is responsible for promoting the health and well being of each resident by providing accurate nursing assessments, giving appropriate input to the development of care plans, and educating staff on the appropriate and proper care of each resident. This position is also responsible for developing systems, procedures, and training programs that support governing state and federal regulations.
1. Adhere to and implement operational and resident care policies and procedures.
2. Oversee and ensure completion of state-required documentation and forms.
3. Complete and submit any required reports
4. Develop and support a system that allows for a constant flow of communication to the Executive Director regarding: resident, family, or employee concerns, decline of resident condition, employee injuries, budget disparities, or any matters that potentially impact operations.
5. Assume on-call responsibilities on a rotational basis and assign on-call responsibilities to other qualified management.
6. Develop knowledge of community policies, procedures and state/federal regulations pertaining to resident care.
7. Responsible for implementing periodic quality assurance measures.
Resident Health and Wellness
1. Oversee the safety and well being of the residents in accordance with the company’s philosophy and standards of care.
2. Review and perform evaluations of resident health and functional care needs prior to move in to ensure that the community can meet the resident’s needs and regulatory requirements have been met.
3. Review all resident information and complete an assessment of the resident prior to move-in, when changes in resident’s condition occur, and as required by company policy and state regulation.
4. Assist in development and maintain an up-to-date individual service plan
5. Coordinate with other community health care professionals, health services the resident may need, i.e. home health, hospice, specialty physician services, etc.
6. Monitor status of resident’s health condition and initiate actions in response to changing needs.
7. Perform selected clinical tasks that reflect an unusual or unique condition in a resident or that cannot be delegated
8. Review daily any and all communication tools used in providing resident care.
9. Establish a medication and treatment administration program. Update system as needed and educate medication aides on the program, frequently reviewing their ability to safely administer medications.
10. Effectively and efficiently communicate residents’ needs with caregiver staff, family, physician, or agency involved in the resident’s care, for any resident change of condition, new or re-admit, or as needed.
11. Establish and maintain an open-door policy and a high level of ongoing communication with residents and families and for responding to concerns/grievances in a timely manner.
12. Conduct quality assurance audits of resident service plans
Hiring, Supervising and Training
1. Assist the Executive Director in hiring, training, evaluation, corrective action and scheduling of all caregiving personnel to ensure adequate, well-trained staff are available to meet the needs of the residents.
2. Assist in developing and maintaining a schedule for the caregiver staff that sufficiently meets the needs of residents and ensures proper staffing.
3. Provide training for all caregiver and medication aide staff in accordance to company standards, policies, training programs, and state and federal regulations.
4. Lead by example, encourage teamwork, promote the company’s mission and values, and provide ongoing coaching to employees.
1. Genuine concern for and ability to work with the elderly.
2. Knowledge of the basic scientific principles necessary to provide competent nursing care.
3. Ability to assess human responses to actual or potential health problems.
4. Understanding of the normal dosage, action, and common side effects of the most commonly prescribed medications in senior populations.
5. Must be able to utilize standard precaution knowledge and infection control measures where required.
6. Ability to utilize the principles of teaching and learning for both patient and staff education.
7. Ability to delegate responsibility while maintaining oversight of daily activities and major projects.
8. Ability to respond during off-duty hours to questions and emergencies as needed.
9. Intermediate computer skills with knowledge of: Microsoft Office software (Word, Outlook and Excel).
10. Ability to manage and prioritize a large, complex workload..
11. Possess sufficient communication and language (orally and written) skills to perform job duties and communicate with residents, other staff, family members, etc., as needed.
12. Ability to make sound decisions when faced with ambiguous situations
Unencumbered R.N. license for the state of Oregon
Preferred but not required: Three verifiable years in a managerial nursing position. At least two of these years spent providing residential care to the elderly or equivalent experience.
CAREGIVERS, MED TECHS
Seeking compassionate individuals to assist our residents with daily living tasks. On-the-job training and paid on-line certification are available. Various shifts. Experience is a plus.
Clean drug screening and criminal background check are required before employment.