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Restorative Coordinator

Company: Alden Management Services
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Alden Management Services - TITLE: Restorative Coordinator

REPORTS TO: VP Nursing Operations

I. JOB SUMMARY

The Restorative Coordinator is responsible for guiding the companys Restorative Nursing Programs, which is designed to enable residents to maintain or improve his or her ability to adapt and adjust to living as independently and safely as possible. The Restorative Coordinator works in collaboration with the VP of Nursing Operations along with other key AMS team members to develop the facility restorative nurses, to assess the effectiveness of the restorative program overall, to coordinate education and training for all facilities related to restorative services, to monitor implementation of policies and procedures, and to evaluate the overall program and make changes accordingly as needed based on industry and regulatory changes . The position requires knowledge of the purpose of Restorative Nursing Programming and the ability to develop and implement the program to meet resident needs. The Restorative Coord inator is accountable for maintaining compliance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, facility policies, and as directed by Alden Management Services.

QUALIFICATIONS

A. Must possess, at a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university.

B. Must have and maintain a current, unencumbered, active license to practice.

C. Must complete an accredited Restorative Nursing training and obtain certificate

D. Must be knowledgeable of with laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to Long Term care.

E. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

F. Plan, organize, prioritize, work independently, and meet deadlines

G. Leads and supervises to create a positive working atmosphere.

H. Committed to improving the quality of life for those we serve and possess the ability to work in a team environment that is resident centered.

I. Must have strong interpersonal skills and advanced customer service skills.

J. Work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization

K. Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

A. Problem Solving

B. Collaboration with IDT at facility and AMS staff

C. Strong oral, verbal, written communication skills

D. Time management skills

E. Leadership

II. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

A. Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.

B. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.

C. Must possess sight/ hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

D. Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.

E. Must be able to relate well and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

F. Must be able to comply with facility Covid19 testing requirements

G. Prolonged standing/walking/bending is required.

H. May be required to lift, push, pull, and move equipment, supplies, etc., throughout the day.

I. Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the (HIV) AIDS, Hepatitis B viruses and COVID-19.

III. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A. Educate and onboard all new restorative nurses at facilities on policies and procedures, assessments, documentation, running EMR reports, care planning and MDS documentation etc.

B. Monitor facility POC compliance related to ADL Coding and Re-educate staff as needed on accurate documentation of ADLs.

C. Observation and evaluation of Restorative nursing programs occurring in the facilities.

D. Assist with doing competencies as needed with staff at facilities.

E. Assist in rolling out resident transfer evaluation at facilities.

F. Monitoring documentation on Restorative programs for facilities.

G. Monitor the sling inspection and tracking.

H. Monitor that splint and braces are applied correctly and education is provided as needed.

I. Ensure the facility conducts surveillance of healthcare-acquired and community-acquired infections for residents, staff, volunteers, and visitors.

J. Follow current established standards of nursing practices and assist facilities with implementation of practices.

K. Accept and support the Alden Mission, Our Promise, Customer Service Values and Motto.

L. Accepts and supports the Clinical Leadership & Administrators

M. Ensure that Restorative Programs are followed in accordance with established company policies and procedures.

N. Identify problems, develop and implement solutions with the assistance of key AMS team members.

O. Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Alden Management Services, Chicago , Restorative Coordinator, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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