Job Description

Denver North, 2201 Downing St, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Req #762
Tuesday, October 13, 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.

THE ADVANTAGE OF WORKING WITH US

Engaging Culture - Competitive Pay - GrowthOpportunities - Great Benefits - Family Environment - Payactiv

The primary responsibility of your job position is to assist the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse in their day-to-day recording and charting of medical or administrative information following current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities.   You are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Record medical and administrative information in accordance with our established charting and documentation policies.

  • Maintain the Daily Census Report and submit to Nurse Supervisor/Charge nurse.

  • Maintain an up-to-date roster of residents for your assigned unit.

  • Fill out resident charge slips and submit to Business Office.

  • Answer telephone, page calls, and deliver messages to residents as necessary.

  • Maintain and forward daily tardy and absentee reports to the Business Office.

  • Record appropriate resident identification data on designated medical records, wristbands, ID cards, etc., as required. 

  • Transcribe physicians’ orders to care plans, medication cards, treatment plans, etc.

  • Report to the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse discrepancies found in transcribing physicians’ orders, diet orders, diet orders/changes, charting etc.

  • Chart nurses’ notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided as well as the resident’s response to the care.

  • Forward new diet orders and/or diet changes to the Director of Food services.

  • Assist in arranging for and making resident appointments for diagnostic and therapeutic services.

  • Notify the resident’s next-of-kin when there is change in the resident’s condition or an accident/incident has occurred.

  • Fill out and complete accident and incident reports.

  • Complete necessary medical and administrative records upon the residents’ admission, transfer and/or discharge.

  • Assist in orientation when necessary.

  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.



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 


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

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

  • Must be a supportive team member.

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

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


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school education or its equivalent. 

  • Six months experience in a long-term care environment preferred. 


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 6 months


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works in all areas of the facility.  

  • 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. 

  • Communicates with the maintenance personnel, nursing staff, and other department directors.

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

  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).

  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants. 

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

  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. 


PHYSICAL AND SENSORY 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.

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

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
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