Interviews resident and family to obtain relevant medical information. Assesses and documents medical condition, psychosocial concerns, home environment; collaborates with multidisciplinary team to develop a care plan.
Assists residents and family in coping skills and provide emotional support as needed.
Acts as a liaison between medical and nursing staffs, residents, families, and appropriate outside agencies.
Documents in the medical record, identified problems and the plan of care.
Acts as a direct resident advocate. Resolves an issues or concerns that may arise during a resident's stay.
Assists residents, families, and staff with ethical dilemmas.