OverviewMake Lives Better Including Your Own.If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! You’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness. Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:
Adoption Reimbursement Benefits
Variety of Associate Discounts
Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.
Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.To support our associates in their journey to become a U.S. citizen, Brookdale offers to advance fees for naturalization (Form N-400) application costs, up to $725, less applicable taxes and withholding, for qualified associates who have been with us for at least a year.ResponsibilitiesAssists the Director, Clinical Services in planning, organizing, developing and directing the day-to-day operations of the Clinical Services department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards. Assists in maintaining systems and established policy and procedures.
Assesses the comprehensive nursing needs of each resident using acceptable long-term care assessment software tools and according to state and federal time frames. Coordinates care plans for each resident. Oversees the day to day care of each resident to ensure care plans are followed.
Works with other team members to establish appropriate level of care in accordance with Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement levels.
Assists the Director, Clinical Services in ensuring comprehensive and accurate documentation by nursing service/direct personnel.
Monitors, manages and provides education on Clinical Systems, programs, and processes as assigned by the Director, Clinical Services. Implements Clinical Systems and programs in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern long term care.
Monitors the community Quality Indicators and survey reports and provides the Director, Clinical Services recommendations for Success Planning to include conducting and scheduling in-service training classes that provide instruction of clinical skills and required education topics.
Assists in developing and implementing a Clinical Services organizational structure. Assists in determining staffing needs; recruits, selects, and orients nursing/direct care personnel. Leads programs for staff development. Develops work assignments, schedules duty hours, and delegates authority to supervisory/lead staff.
Reviews complaints and grievances filed by personnel and/or residents. Reports and investigates all allegations of abuse and/or misappropriation of resident property. Reports suspected or known violations of disclosure of resident protected health information.
Assists with the coordination of ancillary services.
Collects, coordinates, and submits MDS data to the state.
Monitors medication and treatment schedules; works with attending physicians; and provides direct care when required.
Participates in maintaining the policy and procedures that govern the day-to-day operations of the Clinical Services Department. Possesses knowledge of state, federal, and OSHA regulations, and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations and guidelines. Ensures staff compliance with regulations.
Participates in developing and implementing safety standards and regulations for equipment, supplies, and resident care rooms. Implements safe practices in accordance with state, federal, and OSHA regulations for resident safety, and ensures that policies and procedures in regards to resident safety are followed by staff and by residents.
Monitors supply and equipment needs and budget. Monitors Medicare/Medicaid reimbursements.
Completes other duties as assigned.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
QualificationsEducation and ExperienceNursing Degree from an accredited college or university. Minimum two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Long term care experience preferred. Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsMust have valid and current state (RN) license, issued by appropriate state licensing agency. Management/Decision MakingApplies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these. Knowledge and SkillsPossesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Has working knowledge of a functional discipline. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the company. Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.
Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
On-Call on an as needed basis
Reach with hands and arms
Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
Talk or hear
Exposure to latex
Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
Requires Travel: Occasionally
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.Job LocationsUS-AZ-PhoenixCategoryHealthcareSub-CategoryClinical LeadershipPosition Type (Portal Searching)Regular Full-TimeShift1st ShiftID2023-224125Location : NameBrookdale Desert RidgeLocation : Address4050 East Bluefield AvenueLocation : LocationUS-AZ-PhoenixWork LocationOn-SiteFull-time