Posted by Ingleside Engaged Living on 10/29/2021 in Senior Housing
Delegating Nurse Assisted Living

Delegating Nurse Assisted Living

Ingleside at King Farm
701 King Farm Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

Employment Type

Ingleside at King Farm (IKF) is a not-for-profit, Continuing Care Retirement Community central to the award-winning inter-generational King Farm development in Rockville, MD. We offer small town living just a short ride from the Nation's capital. Inside our walls, residents and team members find a variety of cultural arts, wellness activities and amenities to choose from. But most of all, they find unique members with rich life experiences who have created a community within a community.

Ingleside at King Farm has a proven record of success! IKF consistently maintains a 5 Star CMS rating and are CARF certified! We have achieved certification as a Great Place to Work based on team member feedback in areas relating to trust, culture, and the meaning derived from their jobs and we are Sage Certified. 

Ingleside at King Farm offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefit plans that include Medical, Dental and Vision, Paid Time Off (PTO), 401k with matching and 3 year vesting and Educational Scholarship opportunities. We offer onsite CPR, Well-being Model and Certified Dementia Practitioner training. 

If your career goals and passion for seniors is in line with ours, Ingleside at King Farm is the place for you. We would be honored to review your resume and cover letter in hopes that you join our team! 

This exciting position for an Assisted Living Delegating Nurse is on site at IKF Monday -Friday in our Fountainside neighorhood. If you meet the requirements of this position, are a proactive individual, take accountability for your actions, treat everyone with respect, are innovative, a good steward of resources and assets and strive for excellence we would be honored to review your cover letter and resume.

Job Summary: 

This Delegating Nurse is primarily responsible for planning and directing the overall clinical operations of the Assisted Living Neighborhood at Ingleside at King Farm. Additional duties include overseeing scheduling of staff, budget proposal and supervisory roles. 

 Job Requirements:

Registered Nurse with (3) to (5) years of supervisory experience in an Assisted Living community and Case Manager/Delegating Nurse certification preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience; or ability to obtain Case Manager /Delegating Nurse certification. Incumbent should be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instruction furnished in written and oral form, possess high-quality verbal and written communication ability, strong interpersonal skills, and be knowledgeable on general nursing principles and Assisted Living COMAR standard. Must be proficient in the operation of computer applications and general office equipment. 

 Assisted Living Roles

  • Conducts daily rounds to review safety, sanitation, and the environment of the Assisted Living Neighborhood. 
  • Communicates with residents and families daily to ensure the Assisted Living Unit community is meeting their needs to maintain physical health and mental well being.
  • Holds Stand Up meeting with last shift staff to discuss daily issues and orders for Admissions and regular residents as needed.
  • Monitors nursing functions in the Assisted Living Neighborhood to ensure all needs of the residents are tended to. Focuses on non-nursing functions to maintain efficient operation of the neighborhood.
  • Attends administrative meetings for Assisted Living Neighborhood, Nursing Center, and Independent Living on a monthly basis. 
  • Processes admission of new resident to the Assisted Living Neighborhood to include furniture movement, chart compliance, resident transition, room change and family satisfaction. 
  • Conducts a resident and family care plan meeting twice a month to discuss resident's plan and level of care and to include staff, resident and family members.
  • Ensures all proper procedures are followed in the event of a resident's death; notifies family and staff as appropriate.
  • Completes UAI and mental health screening on all potential admissions to the ALU.

Admissions Assessment

  • Assists in transitioning to differently levels of care including assessments for services, resident transition, and family guidance. 
  • Maintains contact with clinic to receive information on new residents moving in to the community. Informs staff of new admission as need be.
  • Works in conjunction with the primary physician/healthcare provider to collect Resident Assessment tools (i.e. History & Physical, ALM assesment) on potential resident and meets with the family to discuss the services to be provided. 
  • Completes mental health screening of new residents with the clinic to ensure completion upon move in day.
  • Reviews quality assurance charts daily; follows up with any errors to ensure corrections were made in a timely manner.
  • Meets with family and Care Plan team bi-weekly to discuss care plan and adjusts accordingly. Revises UAI during care plan meeting.

 Supervisory Responsibility

  • Acts as a leader and manager of assigned positions; ensuring productivity, efficiency and accuracy in work performed. 
  • Maintains payroll and timesheets for all Assisted Living employees and plays active role in overseeing staffing.
  • Ensures initial and on-going training is provided to employees as needed; ensures cross-training is completed as appropriate.
  • Identifies unacceptable performance and behavior exhibited by employees and takes appropriate action; utilizes progressive discipline policy when appropriate and maintains documentation as required.
  • Conducts annual performance evaluations of companions; sends copy of evaluation to Human Resources.
  • Assures that companions follow established policies and procedures at all times.
  • Screens, interviews, and hires new companions on an as needed basis.
  • Updates job descriptions and Assisted Living Neighborhood procedures on an as needed basis.

Performance and Professionalism

  • Maintains professional presence when representing Ingleside at King Farm; exhibits degree of professionalism consistent with standards in performance, behavior, and appearance.
  • Maintains resident confidentiality and privacy at all times according to policies and procedures; uses discretion when discussing confidential matters.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior with residents, families, co-workers, subordinates, supervisors, and other department staff.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with management and coworkers; willingly follows directions and requests as appropriate. 
  • Exhibits professional standards through appearance and demeanor consistent personnel standards. 
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of work assignments and performs in a manner to meet quality and timeliness objectives. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures; seeks clarification or interpretation from appropriate supervisor when needed.
  • Uses tactful, diplomatic communication techniques in all relations with others. 

Professional Development

  • Demonstrates professional development/skills competency in all activities.
  • Participates in in-service, projects, or committees as assigned.
  • Maintains all certifications necessary for employment.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, open mindedness, and versatility in adjusting to changing environments and requirements as necessary.
  • Commits to continually improving his/her skills through participations in education opportunities whether offered on the job, within, or outside of the community, to increase knowledge of work-related issues.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of federal, state and other regulations applicable to job.

Safety and Security

  • Complies with applicable safety policies and procedures as prescribed by the organization, as well as government regulations. 
  • Reports any potential safety hazard(s) immediately to appropriate personnel. 
  • Provides assistance to resident, visitor, or employee in an emergendy situation following the proper emergency proceduers. 

EEO Statement:

As an employer committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ingleside recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

If interested in this position please apply to this posting and attach cover letter along with your resume. 

Due to the large number of applicants please DO NOT call to check on the status of your application. Hiring managers will review all applicants and contact those that are the best qualified.

701 King Farm Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

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