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Resident Services Coordinator

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Aspen
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:

Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five-bed community hospital that represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center. Our award-winning hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO, includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient care of any hospital across the country.

AVH supports vaccinations as the evidence-based and most effective means for our community and country to put COVID-19 behind us and to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths. In order to better care for our community, as of 10/31/21, AVH requires COVID-19 Vaccination for all Staff.

This Position Offers:

Highly competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package (including generous PTO, health insurance within your first 30 days, retirement), being part of a very cohesive & supportive team, and four of North America's top ski resorts at your doorstep.

Job Overview:

This is a halftime, nights position from 2:00pm to 10:30pm, Sunday - Tuesday. Possibility to pick-up additional shifts, but not required. Provides all aspects of care and activities to residents, which must be in accordance with current federal, state and local regulations to ensure the highest degree of quality care will be provided.

Primary Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Performs fundamental duties of resident care (not requiring a licensed nurse), based on the individual needs and plan of care for each resident. Documents necessary information in the appropriate logs and charts each shift.
  • Assesses residents for changes in condition and implements proper interventions. Communicates with physicians, diagnostic services, hospitals, care providers, and families as needed.
  • Helps to maintain the physical environment conducive to the resident's welfare and best interest
  • Demonstrates purposeful service excellence through exceeding patient and coworker expectations.
  • Represents the department/hospital as a dedicated, courteous, and responsive employee.
  • Records pertinent documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements, professional standards, and hospital policy.
  • Adheres to federal, state and hospital rules and regulations concerning HIPAA privacy and security.
  • Follows Hospital compliance plan and policies, including the Code of Conduct.
  • Participates in required training for compliance related activities (HIPAA, Compliance, Patient Safety, TJC, etc.)
  • Assists with physical care such as bathing, oral hygiene, dressing, undressing, making beds and other activities of daily living as needed. Washes linen and personal clothing per schedule. Completes hair and nail care per schedule.
  • Administers and orders medications as needed and/or directed. Transcribes medication per physician order. Takes temperature, pulse and blood pressure as assigned. Reviews medication sheets and for accuracy, noting any discrepancies. Obtains physician updates for residents semi-annually and as needed/directed.
  • Assesses residents for changes in condition and implements proper interventions. Notifies family members of change of condition of a resident. Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers as needed and directed
  • Assists in providing resident activities. Motivates and prepares resident for activities. Serves meals and snacks to residents.
  • Follows proper fire and safety procedures, infection control and universal precaution policies/procedures, and resident emergency alarm/pendant protocols, reporting any needs for intervention to supervisor.
  • Performs clerical duties, such as maintaining proper documentation, filing, and other tasks as needed and/or directed.
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional decision-making and professional growth.
  • Participates and contributes to departmental meetings and activities.

    Population Specific Criteria:

    • Demonstrates the ability to assess and interact with customers of all ages, recognizing language and learning barriers, and technology challenges.
    • Able to state his/her duties during a code pink drill.

      Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

      • Experience in health care or human services preferably with seniors.
      • High school graduate preferred
      • Medication Administration certification required or must be completed within 30 days of employment.
      • BLS certification
      • First Aid

        Benefits & Compensation:

        Hire-in rates of pay are based upon the relevance of years of experience, education and certifications. Our talent acquisition team will help you understand how your direct experience will be considered.

        Pay range for new hires: $20.00 - $22.69/hr

        Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous paid time off, health insurance within your first 30 days, and retirement, which can be viewed here. Associated topics: camp, camp staff, counselor, county, instructor, lakefront, neighborhood, residential, vacation, worship

Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Resident Services Coordinator, Other , Aspen, Colorado

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