Regional RN Consultant (SNF)
Company: Elderwood Administrative Services
Posted on: September 16, 2021
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company that cares for you, too. Overview:
company, Elderwood is currently seeking a transformational leader
to develop and expand nursing services for our Skilled Nursing
Facilities in the Adirondack Region of New
Regional Nurse Consultant will provide clinical oversight, in
conjunction with the CNO, to a portfolio of skilled nursing
facilities in the states in which the company operates. The
individual will have and express a genuine interest in caring for
elderly patients and have experience in clinical operations in long
term and post-acute space.
- Acts as a nurse
mentor and advisor to facility leadership and assist in Director of
Nursing orientation, by being available for consultation, keeping
current with medical and nursing care processes, keeping abreast of
changes in health care delivery systems and methods and providing
information to community leadership as indicated or
- Travels as
required to various facilities, conferences, and meetings which may
include overnight stays.
- Performs hours of
work based on need and the amount of time necessary to perform the
job responsibilities including on-call and emergencies.
- Provides onsite
support with annual state and federal survey
- Knowledgeable of
and assists with implementing state and federal regulations and the
company’s policies and procedures.
- Assists with
developing a plan of correction following a state or federal survey
in cooperation with facility leadership.
- Assists, as needed
or requested, with development of adequate staffing patterns and
ratios in cooperation with facility leadership.
- Timely notifies
the appropriate company leadership of events which pose potential
compliance and/or litigation risk. Assists facility leadership with
managing, investigating, or providing follow-up education related
to such events.
- Conducts mock
survey audits and performs onsite review of resident care and
services on a routine basis and as requested, to ensure compliance
with state and federal regulations and company policies and
procedures. Provides a verbal and/or written report of findings and
recommendations for follow-up to the Administrator, Director of
Nursing and appropriate company leadership.
effective communication with facility leadership by reporting all
observations while onsite to the Administrator and Director of
Nursing. Conducts entrance and exit conferences with Administrator
and/or Director of Nursing or designees during each onsite
routinely and effectively with the CNO, RDCS and RDO regarding
facility clinical performance, site visit schedules, survey
activity, events or other clinically relevant
- Assists with nurse
recruitment and retention efforts as needed or requested.
Participates in the interview and selection process for community
nursing leadership positions as needed or requested.
- Observes and
emphasizes safety awareness and accident prevention to facility
- Reviews quality
measures and quality data (CMS 5 Star, CASPER, QM/QI, Quintile
Reports, etc.), assists facility leadership with development of
performance improvement programs (PIPs), action plans and review
outcomes in relation to established benchmarks.
- Assists with
developing and conducting ongoing training programs for nursing and
other staff in response to QAPI programs to promote quality care
and survey readiness at all times.
- Attends and
participates facility QAPI Meetings and Risk Meetings. Reviews
quality measures and quality data, and QAPI assist in development
of organizational performance improvement programs, action plans,
PIPs, and review outcomes in relation to established benchmarks.
Notifies the CNO, RDCS, and RDO of any concerns including failure
to follow-up on recommendations.
- Participates in
the creation, revision and updating of policies and procedures in
accordance with changes in standards of practice, state, and
- Acts as DON on a
temporary basis when/if need arises.
Current registration in good standing as a Registered Nurse (RN) in
state facilities assigned or ability and willingness to
Demonstrated evidence and experience as Director of
Operational experience in LTC and SNF
Knowledge of state and federal LTC regulations
Must have reliable transportation
Proficiency in various computer programs, applications, electronic
communications, electronic medical records
Degree in Nursing from accredited educational institution, BSN
Regional Nurse Consultant experience preferred
Elderwood expects all current and new
employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be
required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may
request a medical exemption from vaccination.
Employee Perks!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Generous
PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision
insurance, Strong leadership, Substantial employee referral program
EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and
employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without
regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion,
gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or
veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other
protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the
performance of the work involved.
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