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Coventry Account Area Clinical Director in Oxford, North Carolina

:: Nature and scope: As a Registered Nurse at your assigned North Carolina communities, you will conduct resident assessments and train employees on infection control and all clinical care activities, following regulatory requirements. You will lead and deliver required staff training sessions for Med Aides, Personal Care Assistants, and other required training at the appropriate timeframes. You will be the primary clinical operations leader for your assigned communities, teaching and training clinical operations to leaders and employees. Minimum eligibility requirements: * Registered Nurse with current North Carolina State Licensing Authority in good standing with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. * Experience of 1-3 years or more in the care of senior adults and adults with cognitive decline is preferred. * Ability to teach and train employees. * Computer proficiency with EMAR (electronic medical record), LMS (learning management system) and email * Knowledge and capability to use MatrixCare EMAR effectively * Knowledge of * Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly. * Must be honest, fair, dependable, respect confidentiality and the rights and privacy of others. * Must have exceptional organizational skills and ability to re-prioritize daily tasks. * Ability to read, write and speak English. * Must have strong documentation skills. * Must pass criminal background check. * Must meet all health requirements. * Must have valid driver’s license. * Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (essential job functions), with or without reasonable accommodation. Essential functions: Clinical * Ensure sound infection control practices are in place that promotes a healthy environment and ensure the safety of residents, visitors and staff regarding infection control, fire and safety policies and procedures. * Complete CDC Infection Preventionist training and receive certification within 90 days of hire * Conduct resident assessments and person-centered care and service plan development within 30 days of admission, 30 days from a change in condition, followed by no less than quarterly thereafter. * Assess for changes in resident condition based on quarterly assessments and or significant changes to ensure timely evaluation, monitoring, documentation in assisting the facility to providing resident care. * Perform medication pass observations in conjunction with regulatory and community compliance requirements. * Conduct Licensed Health Professional Support (LHPS) skills evaluations to assure competency of personal care staff as required by regulations. * Administer and read the two-step tuberculin skin testing as required. (Must have doctor’s order for both staff and residents to administer.) * Coordinate and facilitate training and support to new or existing care leaders. * Support new and existing executive directors (ED) on clinical operations. * Provide state required trainings such as Infection Control to ensure ongoing compliance for all communities supported. * Provide ongoing oversight and certification for medication aide training including medication aide skills check-off to meet state regulatory requirements and review of additional 5-hour and 10-hour medication training with sign off certification and review. * Monitor staff completion and review of E-learning online medication aide, Diabetic training to include finger stick blood sugar monitoring administration of insulin (prior to administering insulin as per regulations, Coumadin, and 3-hour State required infection control trainings with certification prior to providing skills checkoffs for staff. * Provide other training/in-services to medication aide and personal care staff relevant to resident care, including CPR. * Participate in resident and family care conferences as requested by Executive Director. * Maintain all privacy rules and regulations pertaining to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). * Other duties assigned by DDCS within scope of practice. Quality Assurance * Serve as a support member of the community’s QA Committee and ensure quarterly QA audits completed thoroughly and honestly. * Conduct routine inspections of services being provided to ensure highest quality and provide reports as requested to DDCS and ED. * Provide oversight and follow-up on MatrixCare, Falls Program, and Clinical Indicators to ensure 100% compliance. Compliance * Review and make recommendations on implementation of Plans of Correction, legal letters and all other documents submitted to the state regulatory agencies. * Maintain knowledge of state regulations and ensure compliance with surveys and other regulatory agencies. Resident Care * Support resident care, programming and provide recommendations for improvement. * Actively research, develop and makes recommendations on appropriate niche programming that reflects and meets the needs of residents and families. Community Staffing and Retention * Promote a harmonious working relationship and partner with each assigned community to increase employee retention. * Ensure training and support services are provided in a timely manner. * Support and promote employee morale, maintaining high level of team spirit and unit cohesion. Ensure compliance with employment laws and company policies. Works with team to reduce turnover. Supervisory Functions * ADCS will provide clinical knowledge and support, guidance, education, and direction in coordination with ED to Resident Care Coordinators and Memory Care Coordinators. Community Relations * Maintain positive relationships with state regulators, the community at large, families and residents on behalf of the community and the Company. Working conditions (travel, hours, environment): * Able to work full-time, with some weekend work. * Availability by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. * Travel to oversight communities required to maintain compliance. * Is subject to frequent interruptions. * Is involved with resident, personnel, and visitors under all conditions and circumstances. * Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, staff and visitors. * Communicates with the medical staff, nursing personnel and other department supervisors and staff. * Works beyond normal working hours, and supports other positions, when necessary. * Is subject to callback during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.). * Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., through the workday, as well as to 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. Physical/sensory requirement: · Light work – Ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move.: OSHA category classification: II: Potential for exposure to bloodborne pathogens Note: All duties and responsibilities listed are considered essential job functions and requirements. These are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Marginal functions of the position (those that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties) have not been included. However, the omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee. It is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the business and requirement of the job change.: