Facilitates communication between nursing center departments and patient/family members to provide an effective assessment/care plan process.
Establishes open lines of communication with consultants.
Assists Director with patient or family interviews for assessment purposes.
Assists Director with evaluation of each patient’s condition and medical data to determine special needs, or the need to amend the admission assessment.
Establishes open lines of communication with interdisciplinary team members in order to provide a comprehensive and holistic patient care plan.
Maintains schedule as assessment/care plan meetings. Coordinates schedule with nursing center staff and others (family, therapists, etc.) to provide for appropriate participation.
Helps to provide that care is provided in accordance with patient’s wishes.
Assists Director with coordinating the development of a care plan (preliminary and comprehensive) for each patient that identifies problems/needs, appropriate interventions and measurable goals.
Helps to provide that patient assessment and care plans are completed in a timeframe that is in accordance with current regulations.
Assists Director with facilitation of education to inform associates of the patient’s care plan and review care plan prior to administering care.
Coordinates the review of each assessment/care plan for accuracy including timeliness, appropriate signatures, dates, etc.
Helps to provide that each assessment is signed and dated to certify its completion.
Monitors the MDS process for accuracy according to the MDS guidelines and other accepted standards.
Assists Director in education of the interdisciplinary team and other staff members as needed in the MDS process.
Assists Director with physical assessment of patient to provide accurate MDS process as requested.
May be requested to assist with nursing service educational programs in reference to patient assessment and care.
May be requested to assist with meeting all shifts for the purposes or planning, coordinating and implementing patient care.
Assists in compliance with Federal, State and local regulations in relation to scheduling, performing and implementing patient care plans.
May be required to assist with management reports and participate in special assignments.
Participates in Nursing Center surveys (Licensure/JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports.
RN License in the state of Georgia
Has effective interviewing skills for the purpose of collecting information from patients, families and staff members.
Has a comprehensive understanding of nursing resource material and understands how to incorporate such information into care plans [i.e., nursing journal articles that relate to specific patient care topics (bowel and bladder retraining, restraint assessment and use, fall assessments, skin assessments, etc.)].
Internal Number: 50331
About Hamilton Long Term Care
Hamilton Long-term Care (HLTC) is an affiliate of Hamilton Health Care Services located in Dalton, GA. HLTC consists of four local nursing centers located on the campus of Hamilton Medical Center.
Each Hamilton Long Term Care facility focuses on a specific care specialty, but our nursing teams all share a single purpose: to serve with compassion, our residents and their families. Our nurses enjoy a caring culture where associates are valued and recognized.
• Regency Park Health and Rehabilitation specializes in short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. Most residents at Regency Park have the goal of returning to their homes once rehabilitation is complete.
• Quinton Memorial Health and Rehabilitation specializes in caring for patients who are experiencing medically complex situations. Patients may require extensive post-surgical care, rehabilitation, or other long-term care.
• Ridgewood Manor Health and Rehabilitation and
• Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation specialize in caring for those with dementia-related conditions in addition to long-term care. Residents who have a greater-than-normal need for assistance in making decisions for themselves, or keeping themselves safe, are best served at these facilities.
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