|| Portola Gardens-Director of Resident Care|| || Has working knowledge of Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 8, Community Care Licensing for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly as it pertains to care and safety of residents. Including, but not limited to, resident rights, emergency protocols, and specific position requirements
Responds to resident and/or family complaints and inquiries in a caring and compassionate manner. Evaluates residents for changes in condition. Reports findings of evaluation to the appropriate physician, and/or health care provider, implements and coordinates care with members of the wellness team.
Monitors the accuracy of the medication distribution system. Ensures that medications are dispensed per physician orders. Removes any discontinued medications from the medication system, performing drug destruction as needed. Follows the medication management policies and procedures.
Ensures that resident care is performed, meets standards of care, and is in keeping with the service plan and resident preferences. Monitors that resident's food and fluid intake is appropriate and that all documentation is being performed per unit routine.
Assists with move-ins, transfers and move-outs, including performing evaluations, assuring that medical records are completed and m orders confirmed. Records all pertinent information regarding changes of the resident's status in the file.
Ensures that staffing is correct for all the shifts including the next day, making necessary coverage decisions.