Job Description

Cambridge, 1685 Eaton St, Lakewood, Colorado, United States of America Req #48
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

At Vivage, we’rerecognized as a national leader driving high quality service innovation forseniors and value for our investors. "Vivage" means "celebratingaging" inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven modelsfilled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

We are a senior healthcare, solution driven company which provides right care.. right place..righttime. Our Mission, Vision and Pillars of Commitment have come from ourcollective personal awareness and professional dedication to the importance ofeach person we serve, each employee we work with, and each business partner wehave. At Vivage we bridge today’s healthcare opportunities with innovativestrategies and solutions.

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Receptionist

The primary responsibility of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and manage operations relevant to nursing with managed communities, consulting contracts and special projects.  Provides information and makes recommendations related to resident care and facility practices following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities.   



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assures implementation of company programs, systems, standards and policies in all managed communities. 

  • Assists with the evaluation of the facility’s nursing department including nursing management and makes recommendations for training, education and corrective action. 

  • Assesses the status of resident care delivery and provides approaches for enhancement. 

  • Develops and maintains a strong working relationship with company Corporate Medical Director as well as facility Medical Directors regarding resident care and facility practice. 

  • Communicates with the Chief Clinical Officer and Operations Resource Team to assure coordination of clinical services/consultation to facilities. 

  • Monitors facility incorporation of company QAPI and assures appropriate action plan based on QAPI survey outcomes. 

  • Attends facility QAPI Committee meetings and related quality improvement committee meetings, evaluates overall performance and provides recommendations for improvement. 

  • Provides leadership and direction to facility Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Staff Development Coordinator, and MDS Coordinator and assists with coordinating quality improvement processes. 

  • Completes timely, quality site visits and prepares timely, detailed written reports identifying key issues.  Monitors facility’s response to site visit reports and consultant reports for timeliness of intervention and evaluation of effectiveness.

  • Participates in and assists with facility NHA with pre-survey preparation, surveys, complaint investigations and occurrences as assigned. 

  • Assists with education of facility nursing staff in the principles and expectations related to residents’ rights, dignity and confidentiality.

  • Adheres to corporate policies and procedures. 

  • Educates facility staff on current health care issues and new industry developments. 

  • Embraces continual forward progression of culture change and incorporates the Eden principles consistently with regard to all decisions and recommendations both at the facility and at the home office. 

  • Utilizes interpersonal communication skills, conflict management skills and leadership skills, including mentoring and coaching. 

  • Completes all appropriate paperwork and reports accurately and timely.

  • Participates in various facility and corporate committees and task forces.

  • Participates in outside committees and associations to represent the management company in the industry and to gain updated information on trends and activity within the health care industry.

  • Accepts clinical management position assignments at managed facilities and functions within the job description for these assigned positions as needed (i.e., Director of Nursing).

  • Assists with the development, education and implementation of new policies and procedures as needed. 

  • Communicates policy and procedure changes to facility personnel and team members to maintain awareness. 

  • Remains current on new federal, state and local nursing regulations as they apply to long-term care operations.

  • Works with facility management to develop nursing budgets. 

  • Assists in marketing efforts for census development.

  • Assists in the development of job descriptions for team members and facility positions.

  • Some overnight stays may be required.

  • Perform all other duties, as requested


TALENT:

Relationship Building

Have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others

Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm

Build relationships with all types of people


Influencing

Communicate effectively


Executing

Self-directed

Ability to organize and prioritize

Ability to exercise judgment and display understanding

Detail oriented and follow through


Strategic Thinking

Solve problems effectively

Creative in coming up with options and variety

Curiosity and desire to learn


EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have, as a minimum, five (5) years of experience in the health care field with long-term care experience

  • Experience in a nursing management role in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related health care facility

  • Experience in a healthcare consultant role preferred      

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served

  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public

  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care

  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition

  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities

  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents

  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace

  • Must have basic computer skills

  • Must have flexibility with schedule

  • Must have ability to travel within metro locations, rural communities or out of state, some overnight stays, and travel up to 80%


JOB TRAINING:

  • How long it usually takes to completely perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, ability, work experience and/or education:up to 1 year

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which include a mental and physical examination

  • 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

  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet

  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations

  • Frequent driving to facility locations and meetings


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Moves intermittently during working hours

  • Is subject to frequent interruptions

  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances

  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc

  • Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary

  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
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