Resident Care Manager (RCM) - #19544425

Goldner Capital Management

Date: Apr 8, 2021
City: Renton, WA
Contract type: Full time
Goldner Capital Management

Job Description

Arcadia Medical Resorts of Talbot is searching for a Resident Care Manager to join their wonderful team.

Under new Ownership!!

Competitive wages and benefits!

The Resident Care Manager provides direct nursing care to the residents and supervises the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing personnel. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

Administrative Functions

·         Direct the day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.

·         Meet with your assigned nursing staff, as well as support personnel, in planning the shifts’ services, programs, and activities.

·         Make written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the activities of your shift as required.

·         Cooperate with other resident services when coordinating nursing services to ensure that the resident’s total regimen of care is maintained.

·         Ensure that all nursing service personnel are in compliance with their respective job descriptions.

·         Participate in the development, maintenance, and implementation of the facility’s quality assurance program for the nursing service department.

·         Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as may be requested.

·         Periodically review the resident’s written discharge plan. Participate in the updating of the resident’s discharge plan as required.

·         Assist in planning the nursing services portion of the resident’s discharge plan, as necessary.

·         Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.

·         Conduct accident/incident investigations and give completed reports to the Director of Nursing.

Charting and Documentation

·         Complete and file required recordkeeping forms/charts upon the resident’s admission, transfer, and/or discharge.

·         Receive telephone orders to resident charts, medication sheets, treatment/care plans, as required.

·         Conduct accident/incident investigations and give completed reports to the Director of Nursing.

·         Record new/changed diet orders. Forward information to the Dietary Department.

·         Report all discrepancies noted concerning physician’s orders, diet change, charting error, etc., to the Director of Nursing.

·         Ensure that appropriate documentation concerning discharges, transfers, or leave of absence episodes are entered in the resident’s medical record.

·         Perform routine alert charting reviews to ensure residents with changes in status/condition are assessed and care plans are updated.

·         Assure that all labs & radiology exams are completed as ordered and that results are in the resident records.

Drug Administrative Functions

·         Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician.

·         Verify the identity of the resident before administering the medication/treatment.

·         Ensure that an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies, and equipment is on hand to meet the nursing needs of the residents. The report needs to the Director of Nursing.

·         Ensure that narcotic records are accurate for your unit.

·         Review physician orders for accuracy and completeness daily (five days per week).

·         Notify the attending physician of automatic stop orders prior to the last dosage being administered.

·         Dispose of narcotics with the Director of Nursing.

Personnel Functions

·         Review and evaluate your department’s workforce and make recommendations to the Director of Nursing.

·         Provide leadership to nursing personnel assigned to your unit.

·         Make daily rounds of your unit to ensure that nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.

·         Meet with your shift’s nursing personnel, on a regularly scheduled basis, to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas, and/or to improve services.

·         Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other departments within the facility to ensure that nursing services and activities can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of the residents.

·         Review complaints and grievances made or filed by your assigned personnel. Make appropriate reports to the Director of Nursing as required or as may be necessary.

·         Receive/give the nursing report upon reporting in and ending shift duty hours.

Nursing Care Functions

·         Participate in the orientation of new residents/family members to the facility.

·         Requisition and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the physician.

·         Consult with the resident’s physician in providing the resident’s care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., as necessary.

·         Review the resident’s chart for specific treatments, medication orders, diets, etc., as necessary.

·         Notify the resident’s attending physician when the resident is involved in an accident or incident.

·         Carry out restorative and rehabilitative programs, to include interventions per the plan of care.

·         Obtain sputum, urine and other specimens for lab tests as ordered.

·         Take and record TPRs, blood pressures, etc., as necessary.

·         Ensure that personnel providing direct care to residents are providing such care in accordance with the resident’s care plan and wishes.

·         Ensure that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequently.

·         Meet with residents, and/or family members, as necessary. Report problem areas to the Director of Nurse.

Care Plan and Assessment Functions

·         Review care plans daily to ensure that appropriate care is being rendered.

·         Ensure that your nurses’ notes reflect that the care plan is being followed when administering nursing care or treatment.

·         Review resident care plans for appropriate resident goals, problems, approaches, and revisions based on nursing needs.

·         Ensure that your assigned certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are aware of the resident care plans.



-   Maintain a current Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse license to practice in Washington, in good standing without actions or restriction.

·         Proven ability to communicate effectively.

·         Demonstrated leadership abilities.

·         Experienced in the care of residents requiring skilled nursing care and services.

·         The ability and willingness to complete continuing education according to state requirements.


Additional Information

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