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Regional Nurse Consultant - Long Term Care

Company: Schofield&Associates, LLC
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Regional Nurse Consultant - RN NeededAbility to Travel as needed will be required.Great Compensation Packages!Regional Nurse Consultant position is a primary support leadership person for facility management by providing professional nursing expertise in the assessment of resident needs, the development of action plans, aiding in goal accomplishment and monitoring progress, as well as regulatory needs. This position provides information, instruction and direction for facility nursing staff to assure the best possible level of care to residents consistent with nursing standards. This person also provides accurate, timely advice, consultation and interpretation of governmental (state and federal) regulations applicable to nursing services and activities.Regional Nurse Consultant Duties:

  • Implements standards of nursing practice reviews and revising as necessary to reflect changes in nursing practice and resident population.
  • Routinely visits assigned facilities to review, monitor and audit the quality of nursing care provided to residents.
  • Assesses the knowledge, skills, techniques, procedure and performance of the nursing staff.
  • Reviews the documentation of nursing care for accuracy, timeliness and applicability.
  • Recommends modifications, additions or deletions to nursing staffing plans to ensure reasonable hours and acceptable working conditions to provide optimal resident care coverage for assigned regional facilities.
  • Initiates and participates in problem solving, policy forming conferences for resident care services. Maintains close coordination with all regional facilities to insure continuity and collaboration of services.
  • Identifies and evaluates areas of concern pursuant to positive resident care, and as it relates to state and federal regulations.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality. Reviews and analyzes state survey and quality assurance results to assist in the development of action plans. Coordinates pre-survey visits to assist facilities in preparation for the Annual OBRA Survey.
  • Travel is a requirement for this position.Other areas of needs:
    • In conjunction with the Director of Nursing and/or Administrator of assigned regional facilities, develops action plans to address concerns, correct problems or implement new or revised procedures.
    • Reports findings, conclusions, actions and plans to the appropriate leadership.
    • Assures that nursing staff is aware, knowledgeable and informed by providing in service presentations on techniques, procedures, regulations, company policies and other information.
    • Plans and coordinates with the Administrator, utilizing the respective service managers for planning the budgeting requirements for staff, performance of work, supplies and equipment.
    • Responsible for cost controls to insure maximum effectiveness of funds expended from approved departmental budgets.Implements an effective, ongoing program to measure, assess and improve the quality of nursing care delivered to residents:
      • The regional performance improvement program interfaces with and supports the individual facility's performance improvement program.
      • The results of each facility's performance improvement activities are reported to the respective committees.
      • Assures that nursing leaders within the region review monthly performance improvement compliance with established indicators and sees that corrective actions are taken when negative outcomes are identified.
      • Collaborates with management in developing, implementing, reviewing, revising and monitoring regional performance improvement activities.
      • Assist facility leadership with the final authority over those associated with providing nursing care, treatment and services.Must have a active RN license
        • May contribute to the performance appraisal processRequired Education:
          • Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in Iowa or have ability to be licensed.Job Type: Full-timePay: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 per yearBenefits:
            • Dental insurance
            • Health insurance
            • Paid time off
            • Vision insuranceMedical Specialty:
              • GeriatricsPhysical Setting:
                • Long term careSchedule:
                  • 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

Keywords: Schofield&Associates, LLC, Oklahoma City , Regional Nurse Consultant - Long Term Care, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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