RN Resident Care Coordinator / Bedford Care Center of Newton

POSTED ON 10/5/2021 CLOSED ON 11/1/2021
Bedford Care Centers Hired Organization Address Newton, MS Full Time

Job Posting for RN Resident Care Coordinator / Bedford Care Center of Newton at Bedford Care Centers


Position: RN - Resident Care Coordinator

Location: Bedford Care Center of Newton

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Bedford Care Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or Employees for race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or any other reasons prohibited by Law.

Job Summary:

Supervises and coordinates care of assigned Residents, compliant with Company Policies, State, Federal Laws and Regulations; must exhibit sound judgment, have a sincere desire to work with elderly; must communicate courteously and respectfully with Residents, families, Employees and others


RN Nursing License in good standing in State of Mississippi; must attain TB Certification, QAPI Certification; minimum two years’ experience in Long-Term Care with thorough knowledge of principles and practices of Long-Term Care, knowledge of State and Federal Regulations for Long-Term Care; must pass drug screens and have a satisfactory Criminal History Background Check

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists RN Supervisor and Resident’s Primary Nurse in the Admissions Process
  • On Admission and/or within next few days, explains to Resident and family what our goals for the Resident are; explains our routines and Care Guidelines to Resident and family
  • Follows up with Resident’s family during the first week, then weekly within next two weeks, keeping family informed; documents communication with family
  • Discusses new Resident with DON to determine acuity level (high-risk areas and quality of care issues); room assignments; determines prior to Admission Resident’s needs such as specialty bed etc.
  • Encourages Resident and family regarding Resident’s care as appropriate; invites family to Family Council Meetings and informs Residents of monthly Resident Council Meetings
  • Reviews medical records for acute situations such as, Medicare Part-A documentation, I /A’s and new orders
  • Reviews medical records for compliance with care plans and other paperwork within 24 hours of admission, excluding weekends and holidays
  • Reviews medical records of Residents with wounds at least weekly for measurements, weights, labs and any interventions needed, such as specialty beds, turning, repositioning
  • Reviews documentation of prevention interventions for Residents at high-risk for falls, skin breakdown, weight loss, dehydration, elopement and infections,; discusses changes with Physician, Resident and family
  • Reviews all medical records for documentation errors
  • Reviews medical records for documentation that supports the care plan, such as Resident’s non-compliance or behavior problems; documentation should not be derogatory or negative but should only State observations
  • Reviews medical records to ensure that care plan supports the acceptable standard of performance with the medical diagnosis made by the physician
  • Reviews medical records to ensure all Resident and family complaints are documented and investigated; follows up to ensure concerns are resolved and maintains availability to Resident and family
  • Attends Care Plan Conferences as requested
  • Provides in-services to families in specific areas of concern

Excellent Benefits:

Bedford Care Centers offer a comprehensive benefits package to our full time employees. It is our desire to demonstrate to our employees and their families that we value them through the offering of a benefits package that positively contributes to their quality of life. A summary of benefits offered includes:

Paid Time Off (PTO) including:

  • Vacation pay
  • Paid sick leave

Insurance benefits including:

  • Group Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Other Benefits:

  • Holiday Incentive Pay
  • Daily Pay – upon your request
  • Direct deposit
  • Bereavement leave
  • Retirement Savings Plan/401K
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family Medical Leave


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.50 - $33.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Geriatrics

Application Question(s):

  • Mississippi healthcare organizations are required to collect fingerprints and run them through the Mississippi Criminal Information and Federal Bureau of Investigation databases in order to complete state and national background checks. Are you willing to submit to required criminal history background checks?


  • RN (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

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