Maintains the community's philosophy.
Is knowledgeable of policies and procedures.
Understands and appropriately documents on the 24 hour
Understands the resident alert status and documents appropriately
in the residents record.
Understands and implements an interim service plan, in the absence
of Resident Care Coordinator/Health Services Director (HSD), as
care needs arise.
Assures caregivers on shift are aware of changes on interim service
Assures there is adequate staff scheduled on shift.
Notify Executive Director/Resident Care Coordinator when there is
not enough staff scheduled.
Good communication skills are required.
Assists residents with transportation and appointments as
Maintains confidentiality with resident and fellow employee's
Notifies Resident Care Coordinator /Executive Director/HSD of
resident changes of condition.
Assists with monthly medication records as needed.
Assists with cycle fill or re-ordering of medications.
Understands and returns medications for credit as needed.
Monitors medications that arrive from the pharmacy.
Timely notifies the pharmacy of any discrepancies
Maintains the cleanliness and organization of the Medication
Maintains the cleanliness, organization and re-stocking of the
Orders supplies as directed by the Resident Care Coordinator. -
Has knowledge of, and can demonstrate proper technique, or can
learn how to assist with: a gait belt, sit to stand lift, transfer
board, oxygen equipment, C-Pap, Nebulizer, catheter, specimen,
transfer pole, trapeze, wheel chair, scale, and other equipment as
directed by the Resident Care Coordinator/HSD.
Capable of taking accurate vital signs and weights.
Accurately completes an incident report and begins the
investigation of the incident.
Accurately completes a medication error report if necessary.
Notifies family, MD, resident and management if incident or errors
occur while on shift.
General record keeping and filing as needed.
Administers the medications and treatments, according to the
scheduled times, following the medication administration
Adheres to dress code.
Fill-in for the receptionist as directed by Executive
Director/Resident Care Coordinator.
Fill in for a caregiver when needed.
Capable of assisting in care needs of residents, which might
include lifting requirements up to 50 pounds.
Serves meals as needed. -
Assists with meal clean up and setting of tables as assigned.
Faxes pharmacy to order medications.
Faxes physician as care needs arise or as instructed by Executive
Director/HSD/Resident Care Coordinator.
Calls pharmacy to follow up on medications that have not
Notifies physician when pre-authorizations are required or
medications not covered by insurance.
Answers call lights or find a coworker to answer a call light, if
in the middle of a med pass.
Work as manager on duty as directed by Executive Director/Resident
Keep current on First Aide/CPR and Medication Administration
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or other management
- Read the 24 hour communication book and respond as necessary to
- Review all incident reports and residents on alert
- Read any new interim service plans that could have been
- Assure appropriate amount of staff are available and on
- Assist with finding replacements when staff call off and you
are on duty
- Provide the residents with their medications and treatments as
- Document issues in the resident record
- Notify RCC/HSD/ED as needed when issues arise
- Other job duties as assigned by HSD/RCC
- Check schedules for any changes
- Maintain Medication room supplies
- Attend and participate in the scheduled mandatory
- Attend and participate in other scheduled meetings (Safety,
Must have appropriate nursing licensure (i.e., Registered Nurse
(RN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Licensed Practical Nurse
(LPN), etc.). License must be active and in good standing.
Minimum six months on the job experience as a licensed nurse
required; experience providing care to seniors preferred
Proficiency in English preferred
Receives and maintains CPR certification
Supervisory/administrative experience preferred
Must be able to easily lift and carry 50 lbs.
Frontier Management offers a competitive salary and a work
environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect.
Frontier Management, LLC offers medical, dental, vision,
life/AD&D, Flexible Spending Account, Short Term Disability,
Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, and Hospital
Indemnity Insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a competitive
Match program. To discover more about the Frontier Management team,
please visit our site at www.frontiermgmt.com
Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug-Free Workplace