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Hiring Business Office Coordinator

BUSINESS OFFICE COORDINATOR – SOUTHERN HILLS, 19530 BAGLEY RD. MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH 44130.

Position Summary: The Business Office Coordinator is responsible for overall financial functions and controls within the facility business office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Census managementManagement of private and hospice accounts receivableEnsure adherence of corporate collection policyCompletion of month end billing functionsManagement of resident trustAssist administrator […]

The Younger Population in Skilled Nursing Facilities

by Theresa KalkaActivities DirectorSouthern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab

A younger population of residents is increasing in skilled nursing facilities, but it is not being actively acknowledged. In a study by Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center, one in five long-stay Medicaid residents are under the age of 65, which is higher than the national average. […]

Importance of Activities in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Importance of Activities in a Skilled Nursing Facility
Theresa Kalka
Activities Director
Southern Hills Nursing & Rehab Center
Most people do not realize the importance of activities in nursing homes. The purpose of the activities staff is to improve the quality of life for these residents. It helps a resident realize that they are not alone, and that there […]

December 2018 Activities Calendar

December 2018 Activities Calendar

Improving Dialysis

Improving Dialysis
Dialysis, prescribed by nephrologists, removes toxins as well as fluid from the body when the kidneys stop working.  More frequent weekly treatments have been associated with improved patient outcomes. Transportation, payment and other issues, however, have limited many nursing home residents to less frequent but longer therapy with more rapid ultrafiltration (fluid removal).

Major fluid […]

Benefits of Stretching

Why Is Stretching Important
Hannah Steigerwalt
Therapy Manager
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
We all know that stretching should be an important part of our daily routine. Let’s all be honest and admit it. We are all guilty of skipping the post workout stretch.

These days there is a huge focus on getting two and a half hours […]

Dialysis: All You Need to Know

Dialysis: All You Need to Know
Tanisha Y. Winslow, CPhT
Pharmacy Technician/ Central Supply Manager
Southern Hills Health and Rehab
Dialysis: All you need to know
People with failed or damaged kidneys may have difficulty eliminating waste and unwanted water from the blood. Dialysis is an artificial way of carrying out this process. Dialysis substitutes the natural work of the […]

Southern Hills On-Site Home Hemodialysis Den

Southern Hills On-Site Home Hemodialysis Den
Dialyze Direct is now providing staff assisted home hemodialysis treatments inside Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center. Using the most advanced NxStage equipment, the treatments are tailored to help patients get the most out of their time at the facility.

Research shows that patients being dialyzed in both shorter more […]

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

Krista Laich
Dietary Manager
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

Our Residents and their families will be enjoying this recipe at our Family Thanksgiving event in November.

Ingredients and Directions for Crust

1 and ½ cups of graham cracker crumbs

1/3 Cup of sugar

7 Tablespoons of butter melted

1 and ½ teaspoon of cinnamon.

Combine all above ingredients in […]

Improving Interactions with Dementia Patients

Theresa Kalka
Activities Director
Southern Hills Nursing & Rehab Center
Improving Interactions with Dementia Patients
Communicating with someone struggling with dementia can be quite challenging. This is not only frustrating for the visitor, caregiver, or worker, but also the dementia patient.  Dementia is not a specific disease, but a disorder that causes a loss of cognitive functions such as […]