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Resident Care Manager/RN at Avamere Family of Companies in Bellingham, Washington

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Resident Care Manager/RN







Union Position



Avamere Bellingham Healthcare & Rehab Services


1200 Birchwood








At Avamere, our mission is to enhance the life of every person we serve.
This includes our patients, residents, patient and resident family members, and our fellow co-workers.

Competitive Wages
Tuition Reimbursement
Growth Opportunities
Annual Wage Increases

Resident Care Manager/RN
Full-time Position Available

Avamere Bellingham Healthcare & Rehab Services
1200 Birchwood Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 734-9295

The primary responsibility of this position is to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities of the facility.


Participate in the development of a written plan of care for each resident and review resident's medical and nursing treatments to ensure they are in accordance with the resident's care plan and wishes.
- Complete the planning, scheduling and revising of the MDS, including the implementation of CAA's and Triggers.
- Make daily rounds to ensure that all nursing personnel are performing their work assignments.
- Review nurses' notes to ensure that they are informative and descriptive of the nursing care being provided and the resident's response to care and wishes.
- Develop and maintain a good working rapport with all facility personnel to ensure that the needs of the resident are met.
- Participate in reviews of the discharge plans and prepare reports for the Care Plan Committee as directed.
- Delegate, train, evaluate and support RN, LPN and CNA personnel.
- Provide direct nursing care as necessary.
- Assist the Director of Nursing Services and fill in as needed.
- Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.
- Make recommendations for new or changes in procedures, policies, methods, education, reference material and general nursing practices to ensure the highest level of quality patient care is given.
- Attend continuing education programs designed to keep you abreast of changes in your profession, and participate in/provide leadership for in-service training for nursing personnel.
- Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.

- Must possess a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
- Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state.
- Must have a minimum 1 year of experience as a supervisor in a healthcare setting.
- Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
- Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
- Experience with Electronic Medical Records and computer documentation systems.
- Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

Facility Information

Amidst scenic Bellingham, Washington you will find Avamere Bellingham Healthcare & Rehabilitation Services. This location features skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long-term care, and respite care. Avamere Bellingham Healthcare and Rehabilitation features 84 beds. Amenities include 24-hour staff, transportation, a Resident Council, a library, and an extensive activities calendar. Their engaging employee culture fosters trust and fun through their team, residents, and those just stopping by for a visit.

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Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer