House Manager Role

House Manager Role

Shepherd Premier Senior Living

House Manager Role

The House Manager supports the Executive Director and Nurse with the day-to-day operations of community activities and the quality of resident care. Assists with staffing, performs resident care as needed and acts as liaison between the nurse and resident care team.

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Essential Functions

    Assists the nurse, and care staff to meet individual resident admission needs.

    Ensures that the care team provides excellent resident care and carries out assignments within a given time period to enhance overall quality of care.

    Coordinate, along with the Executive Director and Nurse, family/resident care conferences and serve as a direct liaison between residents, families, and staff. Work with residents, families and other staff to ensure that residents are at appropriate levels of care.

    Monitor documentation systems to ensure that all regulatory timeframes for review of assessments and service plans are met and that resident needs are met. Write and review residents assessments/evaluations and care-plans with appropriate staff.

    Assess/evaluate potential residents for Assisted Living level of care. This may involve assessing/evaluating potential residents in their home or another healthcare setting; must be able to drive to location and perform assessment/evaluation professionally and timely. Schedule and conduct new resident orientation for all Assisted Living Residents.

    Provide, plan, schedule and monitor staff training programs and in-services for the Assisted Living staff including statutory or regulatory required training. Attend all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.

    Informs care staff of residents Activities of Daily Living (ADLs). Informs and coaches resident on any necessary procedures.

    Completes resident assignments. Monitors beds for admissions, alerts appropriate personnel regarding resident discharges.

    Check vital signs. Alerts Nurse to any change of resident condition in a timely manner. Asks for directions and supervision in care situations.

    Recognizes and responds to priorities in resident care processes, adapting appropriately to changes in workload and resident assignments.

    Performs in an accurate and precise manner in emergency situations.

    Assists in orienting/training new care staff through one-on-one mentoring and demonstrating all care staff job duties and responsibilities.

    Oversees that care staff have the proper supplies/tools to perform their job accurately. Maintains inventory and inspects the equipment.

    Informs supervisor of any resident issues or concerns.

    Able to work in the community and willing and able to fill in as needed.

    Respect and encourage the independence and dignity of the residents.

    Respects residents’ confidentiality.

    Is familiar with emergency equipment and procedures.

    Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings

    Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.

    Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.

    Adheres to all policies and procedures of Corporation

    Performs other duties as assigned.

Candidate’s requirements:

    Has familiarity and willingness to work with elderly population. Previous experience is preferred, but not necessary. 

    Clear communication – listening, speaking, reading, and writing including ability to communicate sensitive information with empathy

    Ability to work as part of a team and handle multiple tasks safely and effectively 

    High tolerance for working under pressure and handling critical situations in a calm and professional manner. 

    High School Diploma or equivalent, is required 

    C.N.A preferred or other caregiver training/certifications as per state regulatory and licensure requirements 

    CPR/First Aid Certification may be required (per regulatory requirements) 

    Experience with the elderly and memory impaired adults is preferred but not required with thorough understanding of the aging process

Physical Demands:

    Flow of work demands visual acuity, and must have the ability to handle simultaneous tasks in a fast-paced environment.

    Must be able to identify hazards, comprehend consequences and determine action to be taken. 

    Position requires walking or standing 75% of the time.

    Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. 

    Must be able to move quickly, stand, walk, push, pull, bend, stoop, reach, and balance and carry supplies, as needed. 

    Must have the ability to perform gross and fine motor skills. 

    May be exposed to communicable diseases including influenza, HIV and hepatitis. 

    May be exposed to cleaning chemicals, dust, and foul odors. 

    During emergencies or natural disasters, may be required to report for duty as assigned by management for the duration of the disaster. 

    May be required to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays, when necessary, as well as in other positions as needed. 

    Works in a senior community environment with regular exposure to chronically ill and frail elderly.

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