Day Shift - Exempt
Masonicare manages the assisted living services program in
several managed care communities throughout the state. The internal
title for this role is ALSA Nurse Coordinator / ALSA Designee.
The RN Assistant Director of Nursing is responsible
for providing assistance with leadership, management and assessment
skills for the ALSA Director. He/She assists with managing the
resident care services that are provided in the community,
including supervision of the RCAs and LPNs, resident
assessments, and management, as defined by the ALSA Director. The
RN Assistant Director of Nursing acts as the SALSA Designee when
the ALSA Director is not present.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Performs initial and ongoing nursing assessments utilizing the
nursing process to establish a comprehensive goal directed
resident plan of services.
2.Develops, implements and evaluates resident plan of
3.Medication management and physician order follow through.
4.Transcribes, implements and evaluates physician orders in a
5.Provides education, supervision and counseling to resident and
family regarding AL procedures and other care needs.
6.Provides coordination of the plan of services and maintains
continuity of care with other professionals.
7.Documents accurate, pertinent and comprehensive information in
a timely and concise manner.
8.Conducts supervisory visits of resident care assistants,
companions and homemakers as required.
9.Arranges and participates in educational programs, inservices,
meetings and workshops and utilizes current literature to
enhance professional skills and knowledge.
10.Assessments, completed as often as necessary based on
client's condition but not less frequently than every one hundred
and twenty (120) days, and prompt action when a change in the
client's condition would require a change in the client's service
11.Referral to appropriate professionals or agencies, whenever
the client's condition necessitates, including the provision of
current clinical information ensuring that if the client's
condition is no longer chronic and stable, services of a licensed
home health agency are engaged or other appropriate
arrangement are made.
12.Planning for clients who shall no longer receive or require
the services of the assisted living services agency.
13.Implementation or delegation of responsibility for the
availability of nursing services on a twenty-four (24) hour
14.Nursing services, which shall include, but not necessarily be
15.Responsible for medication administration and delegation of
supervision of self-administered medications as specified in
subdivision (4) of the subsection.
16.On call responsibilities shared with ALSA Director
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