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Clinical and Quality Assurance Specialist

Grace Management
Maple Grove, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Pay up to $110,000 per year

Must live in Minnesota and must be a licensed RN in Minnesota

Benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • 401K with employer match
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

Summary of Duties of the Clinical and Quality Assurance Specialist

The primary responsibility of the Clinical and Quality Assurance Specialist is to support communities in their efforts to implement and execute company-wide strategy for resident care, clinical service delivery and clinical regulatory compliance in Assisted Living and Memory Care communities across multiple states.  May direct the Assisted Living and/or Memory Care Clinical program or may serve as an interim Wellness Director during an extended absence of a Community Wellness Director.  Will support the training and development of new Wellness Directors and Village Program Clinical Managers and Nurses.  Ensures clinical excellence as the standard, where outcomes and accountability are paramount.  Must desire to work with seniors.

Essential Functions of the Clinical and Quality Assurance Specialist

Supports the delivery of care for Assisted Living/Memory Care residents to ensure that emotional, physical, psychological and safety needs are met through all program services and activities.

  • Work with residents, families, and Community leadership to ensure that residents are at appropriate levels of care.
  • Monitor documentation systems to ensure that all regulatory timeframes for review of evaluation and service plans are met and that resident needs are met.
  • Review and monitor survey readiness binder and verify that the community complies to meet the state’s regulatory requirements.
  • Complete mock surveys and inspect clinical documentation and records as requested.
  • Conduct evaluations of potential residents for Assisted Living/Memory Care level of care.
  • Plan and provide ongoing training and onboarding of new Wellness Directors, Nurses, and Resident Assistants in accordance with state regulatory requirements for training and competencies.
  • Trains and completes competency checklists for unlicensed personnel.
  • Effectively assists in producing leadership support and direction to Wellness Directors, Nurses, and Resident Associates throughout the region.
  • Works collaboratively with corporate and community team members to implement priorities and goals on a community-by-community basis to address resident needs in the market
  • Must participate in RN on-call rotation during the evenings and weekends.
  • Assist with the oversight of clinical operations of communities.
  • Work closely with the operations and wellness associates within the communities.
  • Ensure care provided to residents meets and/or exceeds operational standards and follow state and federal regulations.
  • Demonstrates an appreciation of the heritage, values and wisdom of the residents, and an understanding of the aging process.
 Non-Essential Functions of The Clinical and Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Collaborates with associates in other departments to assure necessary care and services are provided.
  • Participates in projects as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience 

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered active license to practice as an RN in the state Minnesota.
  • Must maintain valid Continuing Education credits as required by the state of licensure.
  • Valid Driver’s License and a driving record that meets the requirements of our insurance carrier.
  • Ability to accomplish goals and tasks by motivating others.
  • Must have computer proficiency with electronic medical records, Microsoft Office, MA, and the ability to learn new applications.
  • Solid ability to interact and build relationships.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrate competence in oral and written communication.
  • Must be organized, attentive to detail, and possess a positive, friendly, and professional demeanor.
  • Must possess a high degree of interpersonal skills and capability of relating to a variety of people and personalities.  Considerable initiative, judgment, and leadership skill are also required.
  • Must possess strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Must be flexible with changing priorities and able to communicate in a diplomatic and professional manner.
  • Must be able to travel regularly and overnight at times
  • Be in good physical health and free of communicable diseases.
  • Lifting, bending, and pushing medication cart about residence is required.  Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.
  • Knowledge of Grace Management clinical systems is preferred, but not required to be a candidate for this position.

Grace Management

Address

Maple Grove, MN
USA

Industry

Healthcare

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