Assessment related to function and physical status of the resident pre-admission, on admission, during acute changes in condition, annually from the admission date.
Care planning: using information gathered during the assessment process, development of a care plan, communication of the care to the resident, Proxy, and other relevant members of the health care team; oversight of care implementation by assistive staff; recognition of deviation from plan.
Medication management: testing of individual residents to determine ability for self administration of medication, oversight of medication storage and administration.
Development and oversight of a health promotion and disease prevent program that includes administration of immunizations as appropriate, development of protocols for infectious disease management such as flu outbreaks, herpes zoster, C difficile, and tuberculosis as relevant to the site.
Development and oversight of a philosophy of care that is focused on optimizing function of all resident through physical activity and exercise activities.
Accountability of care practices (self and assistive staff) and that care will be provided with the best interest of the resident in mind to assure the prevention of complications and the highest possible function and quality of life of the individual.
Orientation and ongoing in-service for all staff as relevant to the needs of the resident and the community.
Assists supervisor in the development of departmental policies and procedures
Documents according to established standards.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge with required competencies.
Teach CBRF training for standard precautions, medication administration and management, fire safety, First Aid and Choking per WI CBRF training requirements as indicated.
On call responsibilities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch.
Occasionally required to sit or climb.
Required to use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls.
Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of department supplies and equipment.
Occasionally may need to move supplies or equipment over 75 pounds.
Requires specific vision abilities for far vision, near vision, depth perception, colors, accommodation and peripheral vision.
Vision correctable to 20/40.