- Are you able to connect to people and empathize with others?
- Do you get excited about caregiving and coordinating health care needs for the elderly?
- Do you love to build connections and long-lasting relationships?
- Are you committed to following through on your commitments to residents and peers?
WellAge Senior Communities is a dynamic senior housing organization with recognized healthcare expertise leading our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities. We bring high quality service delivery to our residents and value-driven management outcomes to the business.
Our name, WellAge, reflects our commitment to creating environments and services to promote our residents aging well and remaining active doing the things they love and enjoy. Each community is designed to create a purposeful life and engaging life experiences.
We offer you competitive pay, a great benefits package, opportunities for growth and an engaging culture. Join our team today!
The Wellness Director is a leadership role assisting in the planning, organizing, developing and directing of resident services in accordance with regulatory standards and customer expectations.
- Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations and create standardized processes
- Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or scheduled form
- Manage the wellness of all residents, including the dissemination of information to families and staff
- Ensure completion of on-site assessments of residents admitted to hospitals or skilled nursing facilities for treatment and maintains contact with resident’s family with the view to returning to the community
- Observe residents; records significant conditions and reactions
- Communicate with resident’s physician re: residents’ status and change of condition
- Facilitate continuity of care for those residents receiving home health services
- Assign weekly blood pressure and weights to rotating shifts
- Assure in-hours ancillary medical services such as podiatrist, doctor visits, dental visits, psych visits, lab, x-ray, ambulance, etc. are scheduled and followed through
- Provide training, supervision, and monitoring of staff in the administration of medications, to include frequently auditing medications sheets
- Provide training and education to resident care staff on an ongoing basis. This includes classroom in-services, and situation specific training
- Supervise the maintenance of residents’ charts, review documentation performed by the care giving staff
- Participate in department quality improvement activities
- Provide engaging service to residents, family and outside vendors
- Manage on call duties as required
- Direct supervision of caregiving and coordination of health care needs within the community
- Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procurement manuals
- Develop systems for monitoring resident health conditions and for ensuring efficient and safe delivery of resident care
- Initiate a resident service plan according to the individualized needs of the resident, as prescribed by physician and/or community policy and provide resident and family instructions
- Perform ongoing assessments of residents’ physical and psycho-social needs and coordinates with other departments to assure quality, proactive care
- Conduct or coordinate pre-admission screening of prospective new residents. Assures that all required documentation is completed prior to or upon resident admission, including nursing assessments, service plans, and other assigned forms
- All other duties as assigned
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
- Procedures and techniques involved in providing related bedside resident-care service
- Standard techniques used in providing personal services for resident and in caring for equipment and supplies
- Understanding of basis of asepsis and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self or contamination of equipment and supplies;
- Assessment process, and the development and execution of care plans
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- LPN license as a minimum
- Current state nursing license issued by appropriate state licensing agency; as required by law, attend in-service education within the community
- A minimum of three years of experience working in senior living preferred; Point click care; preferred
- Valid Basic First Aid and CPR Certification
WellAge is an Equal Opportunity Employer