The Care Plan Coordinator is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of the MDS, assessment protocols, comprehensive assessment and the development of each resident’s individual Plan of Care. He/she solicits information from an interdisciplinary team (including the resident and the resident’s family), develops the care plan, informs the staff and implements the completed Plan of Care. He/she monitors and records the progress (or lack of progress) of each resident. The CPC observes resident care on a daily basis to ensure the implementation of the Plan of Care.
- Be of legal working age
- Be able to read and follow written directions
- Be able to communicate with residents and co-workers in English
- Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general
- Work overtime is necessary
- Current license in good standing in the state in which the facility is located as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse
- Must have a working knowledge of medical, pharmaceutical, psychological and social treatment, care and
- This position requires general knowledge of physical, mental and psychosocial well-being in the elderly and the ability to integrate this information to develop an interdisciplinary Plan of Care.
- Administrative Functions
- Conduct and coordinate the development and completion of the resident assessment (MDS) in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the resident assessment, including the implementation of RAPs and
- Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality
- Maintain and periodically update written policies and procedures that govern the development, use, and implementation of the resident assessment (MDS) and care
- Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
- Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, , as necessary.
- Develop, implement, and maintain an ongoing quality improvement program for the resident assessment/care
- Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as, laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term
- Participate in facility surveys made by authorized government
- Committee Functions
- Act as Chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Care Plan
- Work with the Interdisciplinary Care Plan Team in developing a comprehensive resident assessment and care plan for each
- Serve on, participate in, and atten