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    Summary

    The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System provides quality, patient-centered health care to Veterans throughout 23 parishes in southeast Louisiana. We meet the needs of Veterans through seven community-based outpatient clinics located in Slidell, Hammond, St. John Parish, Houma, Franklin, Bogalusa and Baton Rouge, as well as a new Veterans Medical Center in New Orleans. For more information, connect with us on Facebook and Twitter, keyword VANewOrleans.

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    Responsibilities

    He/she is accountable for the effective planning, evaluating, coordinating and establishing of individual restorative care plans for all residents that qualify for the restorative care program. He/she performs as partner with the Resident Assessment Coordinator collaborating and documenting needed plans of care for the residents. The Restorative Care Coordinator performs activities and duties related to in-service education, preadmission evaluation and admission of residents into the program, development and implementation of measurable functional goal oriented plans of care insuring documentation of restorative care, documentation of observations and Minimum Data Sets (MOS) summaries, data collection, and other duties assigned. The Restorative Care Coordinator is expected to provide and ensure safe, effective, quality care to residents and possesses the management skills necessary to function as group leader with input and assistance from supervisor(s). He/she is responsible for guiding, directing, and appraising the performance of support staff and providing education for support staff and students related to restorative care. Responsibilities include development and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures; oversight of administrative and programmatic resources; and monitoring of outcomes using a data­ driven quality assurance processes. Additional duties may be assigned by the Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager of the Community Living Center. He/she does not have any direct supervisory responsibilities. The Restorative Care Coordinator is expected to use good judgment in discerning when additional supervision/guidance is needed, and is expected to be receptive to feedback from his or her supervisor. He/she works within the parameter of approved protocols and the organization's policies and procedures. The Restorative Care Coordinator is responsible to independently plan, organize and coordinate work; solve problems, interpret the extent to which protocols may be modified or adapted, interpret policies and regulations and initiate pilot work projects to determine new methodology. The Restorative Care Coordinator apprises the supervisor of controversial or very unusual clinical and administrative situations, and presents recommendations for solving them.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526451400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.