Resident Care Coordinator at Brookdale Senior Living in Santa Rosa, California

Posted in General Business 26 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

$22.41 - $28.01 per year




Job Description:

Provides direct supervision of care giving within the community. Ensures residents are treated with respect and dignity recognizing individual needs and encouraging independence. Fosters a homelike atmosphere throughout the community.Provides direct supervision of resident care staff, which includes monitoring job performance, collaborating with community leadership on associate performance evaluations, coaching and counseling associates and conducting and documenting corrective action as needed.Coordinates training and education of resident care staff on an ongoing basis.Verifies all associate hours on time cards and weekly hours report. Completes nursing schedules to assure proper coverage to meet resident needs and according to budget. This includes arranging replacement staffing when necessary and maintaining clear records of all changes, requests and irregularities.Observes residents health status, takes actions to address concerns within scope of practice, and reports all significant changes, reactions to medications and treatment or significant incidences to Health and Wellness Director (or designee) in a timely manner.Assists the Health and Wellness Director (or designee) in medication management, ordering medication from pharmacy and maintaining records as dictated in Brookdale Senior Living policies and procedures manual. Assures that medications are properly stored, medication carts/cupboards are cleaned and medication room is organized according to standards.If within scope of practice, may administer medication to residents; may review capabilities of residents who self-administer medications on a regular basis (refer to state regulations regarding medication assistance and documentation).Monitors staff in administration of medication, to include frequents audits of medication administration records (MAR).Observes residents, records significant reactions, and notifies community leadership of resident's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. Responds promptly to all emergency calls from residents.Communicates to families regarding resident's personal needs and achievements. Reminds families of need for scheduled physician, dental, or eye appointments. Assigns vital signs to associates and monitors compliance. Assures in-house ancillary medical services such as podiatrist, doctor visits, psych visits, labs, x-ray, ambulance, etc. are scheduled and followed through.Assists in organizing and developing service plan reviews as required, with appropriate resident care team members and resident families.Participates in the maintenance of resident charts including review of documentation performed by resident assistants, monthly MAR reviews, setting up new resident and thinning records appropriately.Participates in department quality improvement activities, to include completion of quality assurance surveys as assigned by community leadership.Performs daily, weekly and monthly safety and infection control checks of the home and grounds, assisting the community leadership for resident health and safety purposes.Participates in community functions including family socials and open houses. Communicates with community professionals.Shares on-call duties as required.Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.Voted by Newsweek in 2024 as one of America's Greatest Workplaces for DiversityEarly Access to Paycheck with Earned Wage Access is available for Hourly Associates (outside of CA)Make Lives Better Including Your Own.If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! Youll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:Tuition ReimbursementPet InsuranceAdoption Reimbursement BenefitsVariety of Associate DiscountsVeterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.To support our associates in their journey to become a U.S. citizen, Brookdale offers to advance fees for naturalization (Form N-400) application costs, up to $725, less applicable taxes and withholding, for qualified associates who have been with us for at least a year.





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