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Job Location: Sturgis, SD
Job Type: Full time
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Department: RHSC-ST Long Term Care-Nursing Administration
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day (United States of America)
The Resident Care Coordinator will ensure that the needs of the
residents are met. Assuring staff provide high quality resident care in a cost effective
manner. The Resident Care Coordinator will act as the Director of Long Term Care Resident
Care Services in his/her absence. The Resident Care Coordinator is responsible for acting as
a liaison for the nursing staff (RNs, LPNs, Certified Aide`s, Certified Nursing
Assistants), keeping them up to date on changes that effect the department and planning,
implementing, and evaluating nursing care as well as acting as a liaison to residents,
families and others in the community. The Resident Care Coordinator will address and solve
unit problems, and will remain current and informed on new equipment and procedures to
remain a resource to the staff and being able to train staff on new equipment and
procedures. Assists staff to maintain and upgrade the competencies of professional and
non-professional personnel on the nursing unit. Promotes an atmosphere that encourages
cooperative and harmonious relationships among employees within nursing and other
departments. Nursing service functions are clearly defined and most unit problems will be
addressed and solved by the director. This position will also serve as a staff RN and will
be responsible for assisting on the nursing units when needed to ensure adequate staffing is
Job Description: Essential Functions:
Monitors QI processes to ensure that these meet the needs of regulatory agencies.
Actively seeks creative ways to reduce operating expenses by improving processes, products, services and overall department efficiency.
Acts as a liaison and facilitator between hospitalist/primary care provider, staff, and all team members regarding patient care. Serves as a patient advocate.
Appropriately utilizes unit-level and ancillary personnel to meet patient care needs, as evidenced by documentation, observation, and feedback.
Anticipate and facilitate process improvement.
Analyze systems and procedures to make recommendations for change to improve workflow and efficiency.
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.
Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.
How to Apply:
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Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.