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Health & Wellness Director


Health & Wellness Director

Health & Wellness Director

Quail Park Memory Care Residences of West Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA 98116

Qualifications

Bachelor's (Preferred)
US work authorization (Preferred)

Job details

Job Type

Full-time

Health & Wellness Director

Fulltime/Salary

Purpose:
To provide leadership and support to resident care services, ensuring that resident care is
provided in a safe and effective manner, while upholding the principles of resident rights,
compliance with state regulations, and in accordance with currently recognized nursing care
standards and practices for Residential Care Facilities and Memory Care endorsements.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Licensed Nurse (RN, LPN, LVN) with a strong background in long-term community-based care

preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • State license current and in good standing
  • Current and valid state driver’s license and reliable transportation to conduct off-site

assessments and networking.

  • In-depth knowledge of current dementia-care practices and communication strategies
  • Previous supervisory and/or management experience in a related healthcare setting
  • Experience in training and team member development preferred.
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family members and team members.
  • Must be able to read, comprehend, write, and speak English to communicate effectively with

residents, families, other team members and physicians.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, team members, community and

state officials, referral sources and the general public.

  • Strong documentation skills
  • Must have basic computer skills, including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to follow systems for monitoring resident health conditions and for ensuring

efficient and safe delivery of resident care.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to re-prioritize daily tasks, in order to

accommodate fluctuating needs of the residents and the community.

  • Ability to represent the community in a positive and professional manner.
  • Must be able to meet all health-related requirements pertaining to state licensure.
  • Must maintain current CPR/First Aid credentials.
  • Must maintain current Food Handlers credentials.
  • Must maintain annual Continuing Education credits.
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (essential functions) with or without

accommodation.

  • Must have acceptable reference.
  • Subject to pre-employment screening including criminal background check, drug, and TB

testing, and physical.

Essential Functions:
Management

  • Provides supervision for all care team members including hiring, training, evaluating, and

providing progressive discipline.

  • Serves as member of the community management team and may assist Executive Director with

other management duties as needed.

  • Develop, post, and monitor care department schedule and ensure adequate staffing on a daily

basis for quality resident care.

  • Operates department within established budgetary guidelines.
  • Assists with marketing the community program and networks with referral sources within the

senior housing and dementia-care communities at the direction of the Executive Director.

  • Provides training to all community team members on nursing and dementia-related topics and

assists in maintaining
team member training records.

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  • Maintains knowledge of current OSHA and state regulations, and routinely monitors community

compliance with the regulations related to resident care and nursing functions.

Program Development/Implementation

  • Ensures that the philosophy and concepts of the community’s program are promoted and adhered

to on a consistent basis.

  • Acts as a role model to all community team members in terms of professional appearance,

conduct, resident communication, and behavior management strategies

  • Ensures that each resident is routinely engaged in conversation, interaction, and activity

that is consistent with their life story, past interests, preferences, and current ability level.

Resident Care

  • Responsible for resident assessment and development of resident service plans that accurately

reflect resident care needs and are updated as needs change.

  • Responsible for coordination and care department participation in resident and family care

conferences

  • Responsible for communication between resident, family and physician regarding resident

health care issues, changes in resident condition, and medication changes

  • Responsible for evaluations for changes in resident condition, monitoring, documenting, and

implementing effective interventions.

  • Performs skilled nursing tasks as defined by community policy and procedure, and as allowed

by state law.

  • Provides oversight of medication management systems and ensures that medications are

dispensed in a safe and effective manner, that eMARS are accurate and complete, and that medication
cart is orderly, with all medications appropriately packaged and stored.

  • Responsible for monitoring resident health concerns such as weight and nutrition, skin

integrity, mobility, fall management, and pain management.

  • Responsible for maintaining inventory of healthcare supplies and equipment and follows

appropriate community protocol for purchasing.

  • Reviews Resident Health Record on a routine basis and ensures that documentation meets

community standards and adequately addresses the residents’ healthcare issues, including identified
concerns, interventions, and outcomes.

  • Per individual state regulations may be responsible for administering/reading and tracking TB

tests for residents and team members

  • Ensures that all resident care is provided in a safe and effective manner, while consistently

maintaining resident dignity, choice, and respect

  • Give clinical direction, guidance, mentoring, and education to all team members.
  • Adjust responsibilities as needed to ensure quality programming and care, with or without

direct input from community Executive Director.

Other

  • Attends all required team member meetings and in-service training sessions.
  • Upholds Residents’ Rights as defined by state regulations and by Company policy, at all

times.

  • Supports and upholds all other Company, and the service philosophy.
  • Reliable and predictable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work full-time, including occasional evenings and some weekend and holiday

rotations.

  • Ability to travel locally if necessary, to perform pre-admission assessments and participate

in healthcare networking.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $74,149.00 - $96,979.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff while on the resident floors are required to wear a KN95 mask and sign in to the COVID tracker kiosk for each shift, reporting signs and symptoms.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Nurse License (LPN, LVN, RN) (Required)

Work Location: One location


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