Resident Service Director Job Opening

Resident Service Director

The Harbor at Hickory Hill

Prattville, Alabama

Position Summary:
Oversee and promote the residents’ health and wellness through regular visits with each resident, resident assessment, and ongoing communication with the resident care team.

  • Current state nurses license (LPN or RN)
  • Minimum of one year experience in assisted living industry or health care
  • Ability to respond during off-duty hours to questions and emergencies as scheduled
Knowledge Requirements:
  • Nursing practices and standards for older adults
  • Maintain knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to assisted living
Primary Responsibilities:
Resident Health and Wellness

  • Meet with each resident on a regular basis to provide health and wellness- checks and answer any health-related questions.
  • Review all resident information and complete an assessment of the resident prior to move-in, when changes in the resident’s condition occur, and as required by residence policy and state regulation.
  • Review the resident’s medical report prior to move-in to ensure that the residence can provide for the resident’s individual needs and regulatory requirements have been fulfilled.
  • Order medications and oversee the resident’s medication schedule for residents receiving medication administration services.
  • Ensure proper documentation for medication assistance/administration
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date individual service plan for each resident.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the resident, resident’s family and physician regarding the resident’s medical needs.
  • Coordinate additional health services the resident may need.
  • Assist in coordinating resident transfer to and from a hospital or another facility.
  • Assist with counseling residents and families.
  • Be on call for medical questions and resident emergencies as scheduled.
  • Assist in coordinating residents’ dietary needs with the Food Service Director.
  • Review changes in residents’ condition with the Executive Director and resident’s physician/s
  • Assess residents and monitor their health.
  • Ensure that all infection control guidelines are met.
  • Maintain residents’ wellness files.