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May 15, 2018

Activities Coordinator

Covenant Shores, of Mercer Island, is seeking a full-time Activities Coordinator to plan, coordinate and implement a full life enrichment program and volunteer program in our Skilled Nursing Facility.

In this role you will:
• Ensure that an ongoing program of Life Enrichment activities is in place that addresses the physical, mental, psychosocial and spiritual well-being needs of each resident in Skilled Nursing in compliance with state and Federal regulations.
• Provide activities meaningful to the residents at various times throughout every day and evening based on residents’ needs and preferences.
• Complete resident assessments and maintain resident health records.
• Integrate a Life Enrichment program and activity plan with the interdisciplinary patient care plan for each resident.
• Observe residents’ conditions, including mental state, general well-being and changes in physical condition, and report to supervisor and other staff as appropriate.
• Transport residents to and from programs and activities; Accompany residents on outside trips and activities.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Some combination of the following:
• Certification or eligibility for certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or Activities Professional; or
• Two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; or
• Certification as an Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant.
• Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to communicate effectively with residents, family members, staff and the community.
• Strong organizational, planning and follow-through skills.
• Compassion for seniors, and ability to understand the needs of the aging adult.
• Ability to meet applicable State and Federal requirements.

Other requirements:
• Must pass pre-hire background check and drug screen.
• CPR/First Aid Certification required.
• Valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
• Availability on some weekends and holidays, or on days and shifts other than those for which hired.

Why Covenant Shores?

• Competitive wages
• Excellent benefit package for full-time, including medical, dental, Rx and vision insurance; Retirement plan with an employer match; Free group term life and disability coverage; Paid time off; Paid holidays; Educational assistance
• Opportunity to develop ongoing relationships with our wonderful senior residents
• Respectful, friendly work environment where your commitment to providing superior service will be recognized
• Beautiful garden setting on the shores of Lake Washington
• Generous Orca card (transit) subsidy
• On-site Fitness Center
• Employee Assistance Program
• Free Starbucks Coffee!

Covenant Shores is a Continuing Care Retirement Community, part of Covenant Retirement Communities, a nationwide network of 14 not-for-profit campuses in eight states. We are committed to providing joy and peace of mind. Our ‘Inspired to Serve’ customer service standards will provide you with coaching and recognition to help you give exceptional care and support to our senior residents. We welcome and value people with different backgrounds, beliefs and viewpoints. Covenant Retirement Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are centrally located on Mercer Island just off I-90, and offer shuttle service to the campus from two Park-and-Ride locations on the island. For more information about Covenant Retirement Communities, visit www.covenantretirement.org Join us if you share our dedication to service and professional excellence!

Close Date: 6/1/2018

How to Apply: send resume, or apply using this link

May 9, 2018

Executive Director

Parkshore, of Seattle. Transforming Age is a national not-for-profit organization guided by a singular vision to “transform the perception of age”. As a network of services, products and partnerships we are dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults serving over 5,000 seniors nationwide through housing, home and community based services, technology, services to other providers and philanthropy.

We are seeking a full-time Executive Director for our beautiful Parkshore continuing care retirement community located on Lake Washington in Seattle’s renowned Madison Park neighborhood. Home to approximately 170 residents in independent living, assisted living and our health center, the luxurious Parkshore community boasts panoramic views of Lake Washington and Mt. Rainier, unsurpassed dining, modern amenities, and innovative lifestyle options. The successful candidate will be a leader who is hospitality and people-focused, promotes an environment of collaboration and respect, and will emulate Transforming Age’s Culture of Excellence.

Positions Details
General Responsibilities Will Include:

• Oversight of operations and management of resident satisfaction, team members, programming, services, facilities, and the overall financial success of Parkshore.
• Developing a positive and collaborative relationship with residents, team members, families, professional organizations, and others in the community.
• Maintaining and cultivating a positive relationship with residents through regular individual and group interactions.
• Leading and developing strategies and programs that maintain a working environment that supports team member professional growth by creating strong performance standards and programs that reward high performance.
• Creating strategic business plans and annual budgets for the community, setting goals with each department, scheduling projects, and managing the activities of all Department Directors and programs.
• Developing the community leadership team, their capabilities and sharing of best practices, encourages participation of community department managers in various initiatives opportunities.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

• A BA/BS degree from an accredited, four-year college or university, preferably in Business Administration, Healthcare, or related field.
• An active Nursing Home Administrator License.
• 5 to 7 years of Executive Director experience in senior living, healthcare or hospitality industry.
• Prior experience in CCRC and Life Plan communities is highly preferred.
• A proven track record in building and developing strong relationships with residents and team members, and improving resident satisfaction.
• A servant leadership mindset.
• Excellent communication and public speaking skills, strong leadership and management skills, professional demeanor and a positive attitude.
• A professional command, presence and be patient, socially poised, mature, and willing to go the extra mile to gain results.

Transforming Age is a top 35 senior housing not-for-profit organization committed to improving the lives of older adults through housing, consumer services, technology, philanthropy and business services. With over $150 million in revenues, Transforming Age is rapidly expanding nationally. Within the last four years we have grown from serving just 600 seniors across 3 communities in Seattle to over 5,000 seniors amid 15 communities in Washington, Minnesota and Nebraska, and through our not-for-profit home and community based services organization, Full Life Care. In addition, we are engaged in national anti-ageism advocacy efforts via our forum www.whenim99.com and provide market research, consulting, development, and management services through our affiliate partner, GSI Research & Consulting. The key to our success is our people. Our workplace revolves around our Culture of Excellence embracing our Values of Integrity, Grace, Respect, Innovation and Partnership.

Transforming Age offers a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits which include medical, dental, voluntary vision, disability, life insurance, 403(b) with company match, paid holidays, and a very generous paid-time off program.

Learn more about us at www.transformingage.org. Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.

Open Date / Close Date: 5/4/2018- 9/1/2018

How to Apply: Apply on Career Site Apply Executive Director Park Shore

May 9, 2018

Open Positions

The Kenney, a Premier West Seattle Retirement Community, is a not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that has been serving seniors since 1909.Job Description/Essential Duties:

We are seeking skilled, caring and dedicated individuals to join our team in the following areas:How to Apply: To learn more about the position and to apply online. Link below

CNA – On Call, Various Shifts (6:00am – 2:00pm; 2:00pm – 10pm; 10:00pm – 6:00am)
Custodian – Full Time (2:00pm – 10:30pm)
Executive Director – Full Time, Days
Housekeeper – Full Time, Days
LPN – On Call, Various Shifts (6:00am – 2:30pm; 2:00pm – 10:30pm; 10:00pm – 6:30am)
LPN – Full Time, Evenings (2:00pm – 10:30pm)
Maintenance Technician I/II – Full Time, Days

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Please refer to The Kenney Careers page for details about each position: The Kenney offers a generous compensation plan including competitive salary and benefits which include: medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, paid time off (PTO), 403(b) retirement matching, EAP, and 100% company paid life insurance.Come join our team and make a positive difference in the lives of seniors! The Kenney Drug-Free Work Place and participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify please contact DHS: 1-888-897-7781.

Open Until filled.

How to Apply: To learn more about the position and to apply online, click here: https://thekenney.org/about/careers/

May 9, 2018

MDS Coordinator

The Hearthstone, is a Life Plan Community dedicated to adults age 62 plus, promoting independence, optimum health, security, purpose and belonging in life, through Christian love and values in a caring environment. We provide independent living at its most independent, balanced with the finest companionship and care available in any Life Plan Community in the entire Seattle area.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The MDS Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring accurate and timely completion of the entire MDS process in compliance with Medicare guidelines.
Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: The successful candidate has a current State of WA RN license, MDS, Medicare and restorative experience required, excellent leadership, communication and team-building skills, must have a minimum of 2 years long-term care experience.

05/01/2018 / Open until Filled.

How to Apply: In order to learn more about this position, and to directly apply online, please click here:

https://hearthstone.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx

May 9, 2018

Life Enrichment Assistant

The Hearthstone, is a Life Plan Community dedicated to adults age 62 plus, promoting independence, optimum health, security, purpose and belonging in life, through Christian love and values in a caring environment. We provide independent living at its most independent, balanced with the finest companionship and care available in any Life Plan Community in the entire Seattle area.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The life Enrichment Assistant plans, schedules, and implements individual and group activities designed to meet the social, spiritual, emotional, and intellectual needs of our residents, such as events, outings, games, and exercises. He or she oversees all activities to ensure residents participate safely and supervises, supports and trains any volunteers and facilitates family and employee events within the community. In addition, the Life Enrichment Assistant may arrange for the outside community to visit the residents, such as scout troops, school groups, performance groups, etc.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
The successful candidate has:

NAC certification, high school diploma or GED (college degree preferred) and at least two years relevant experience working with cognitive deficits, health transitions and end of life issues, experience in planning social and recreational programs, preferably within an assisted living or long term care facility.

04/20/2018 Open Until Filled.

How to Apply: In order to learn more about this position, and to directly apply online, please click here:

https://hearthstone.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx

May 9, 2018

Interim Director of Nursing

Keiro Northwest of Seattle.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Director of Nursing Services has 24 hour oversight and is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, staffing and controlling nursing resources and personnel to provide the best possible care for the physical and mental needs of each individual resident for the 150 bed facility. Nursing Services ensures compliance with State and Federal regulations governing long term care, as well as harmonious relationships among nursing personnel, residents, families, other departments and the public.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Current Washington state RN license.
• Knowledge of Washington State nurse practice laws and Federal guidelines governing long term care.
• Experience or training in geriatric nursing practice.
• Demonstrated leadership teaching and public relations skills.
• Three years of experience in a healthcare setting, long-term care experience preferred.

Reward Package:
• Value-based employee culture of Respect, Trust, Compassion, Quality of Life, and Family
• Employee recognition
• Professional development
• Competitive salaries
• Medical, vision, dental, life insurance benefits
• Flexible spending
• 403(b) retirement savings
• Paid time off hours

Open Date / Close Date:Position open until filled.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.keironorthwest.org
Or submit your cover letter and resume to careers@keironw.org

May 9, 2018

Resident Care Manager

Keiro Northwest, of Seattle, WA

Job Description/Essential Duties:
To be considered for this role, please apply online at www.keironorthwest.org/work-with-us
You will also find a complete job description and more information about Keiro Northwest!

General Purpose:
Responsibility for planning, directing and implementing the clinical care program to support each resident in attaining his/her maximum level of physical and psychosocial wellbeing.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Education, Experience and Certifications:

• Graduate of an accredited program of nursing education.
• Current Washington State RN License.
• At least one year of nursing supervisory experience in a skilled nursing facility, including experience with budgets, staff development, training and scheduling.
• Excellent written and oral communication and motivational skills are essential to success.
• Ability to creatively problem solve in both resident care and employee management situations.
• Individual must be a team player, well organized, and flexible.

Additional Information:
Reward Package:

• Value-based employee culture of Respect, Trust, Compassion, Quality of Life, and Family
• Employee recognition
• Professional development
• Competitive salaries
• Medical, vision, dental, life insurance benefits
• Flexible spending
• 403(b) retirement savings
• Paid time off hours

Position open until filled

How to Apply: Apply online at www.keironorthwest.org
Or submit your cover letter and resume to careers@keironw.org

April 24, 2018

Housing, Director of Nursing

Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community

The Housing, Director of Nursing directs programs and services offered to the residents in Independent Living Apartments, Cottages, Assisted Living apartments and Memory care. In addition, the Housing DNS is responsible for oversight of Home and Community Based Services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

ADMINISTRATIVE:
• Creates and maintains an environment that translates the mission of TLRC into actions that are conducive to the maximum well-being of the residents served.
• Supports and demonstrates practices consistent with the Mission, Philosophy, Standards, Policies and Procedures of the organization.
• Facilitates coordination among departments & divisions of TLRC in delivery of services to residents with a focus on a social model to enhance the medical, emotional, nutritional, social and recreational qualities of life.
• Instructs and delegates clinical, social and managerial responsibilities to licensed and non-licensed staff.
• Assures AL Licensed Nurses and Universal Workers are compliant with facility polices and procedures.
• Develops, recommends and implements policies and procedures as may be required to enhance the well-being of residents and employees.
• Administers resident and employee problem resolution processes, taking necessary action to control or eliminate the recurrence of complaints, concerns and problems.
• Assures that practices are consistent with regulatory requirements.
• Coordinates/participates with in-services and continued education.
• Develops and implements annual operating budget for Housing, Assisted Living, North Ridge and Support Services.
• Recommends improvement of and additions to buildings, furnishings and equipment; assuring that they are maintained in good and aesthetic condition.
• Participates and assists in the inspection of regulatory agencies.
• Represents TLRC at professional, allied health and community organizations, promoting positive public relations.

SOCIAL:
• Develops, implements and maintains a Universal Worker staffing model.
• Directs and insures psychosocial, recreational, nutritional and spiritual needs are met.

CLINICAL:
• Directs, supervises and assists staff in addressing and meeting resident’s personal care needs, nursing care, maintaining apartment environment or other care as needed.
• Insures documentation of resident care is completed fully and timely.
• Coordinates and insures all care treatments as ordered by physician or authorized practitioner are completed.
• Assesses, develops and revises as indicated, individual negotiated resident service plans.
• Administers, monitors and supervises administration of medications to residents.
• Participates in admission, discharge and transfer processes of residents.
• Responds to emergencies as needed to Assisted living, Independent Living Apartments, Cottages and North Ridge.

SUPPORT SERVICES:
• Responsible for oversight of support services provided to TLRC residents and Community members
• Recommends addition of or elimination of services related to the market demand for such services
• Conducts annual survey of market needs ensuring services offered are relevant, timely and cost competitive

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of related staff. The supervisor will carry out responsibilities in accordance with TLRC policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, rewarding, disciplining employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving concerns.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
Current Washington State licensure as a Registered Nurse. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred. A minimum two years’ experience in an Assisted Living setting is preferred.

Online job LINK

April 19, 2018

Vice President of Philanthropy

Transforming Age, is a national not-for-profit organization guided by a singular vision to “transform the perception of age”. As a network of services, products and partnerships we are dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults serving over 5,000 seniors nationwide through housing, home and community based services, technology, services to other providers and philanthropy. Reporting to the President & CEO, the Vice President of Philanthropy is a new position on our executive team and will lead the planning, development and implementation of philanthropic strategies and programs, effective communications and public relations activities both internally and externally that support the mission of Transforming Age and its affiliates. The new team member will have the opportunity to develop our philanthropy team from the ground up while building an overall fundraising campaign exceeding $5 million annually.

Positions Details
General Responsibilities Will Include:

• Strategic management and successful support of philanthropy efforts of all Transforming Age affiliates including multiple senior living community foundations and Full Life Care, our community services division;
• Design, implement, and oversee capital campaigns, annual giving, major gifts, planned gifts, estate planning programs and other initiatives;
• Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of donors and prospects to support the growth of our Foundation, major gift giving, grants and special fundraising campaigns;
• Identify new opportunities for comprehensive integrated partnerships, corporate giving support through proactive prospecting as well as ongoing cultivation of Transforming Age’s current major funders;
• Generate seed-funding and program funding for research & development programs, home community based services, low income and affordable housing as well as technology centered opportunities; and
• Create self-sustainable funding model for the resident assistance, employee education, community enhancement and community outreach programs.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

• A BA/BS degree from an accredited, four-year college or university and 10+ years of progressively responsible, non-profit Foundation or fundraising experience, including planned giving, major gift programs, capital campaigns and grant writing;
• Long-term care, senior living, higher education and/or healthcare fundraising experience in a company with multiple locations is highly preferred;
• Experience with estate planning, probate, trusts, tax planning for gifts (exclusive of offering legal or tax counsel);
• Excellent communication and public speaking skills, strong leadership and management skills, professional demeanor and a positive attitude;
• Self-motivated, innovative, works independently, multi-tasks, with ability to prioritize work; and
• A professional command, presence and be patient, socially poised, mature, and willing to go the extra mile to gain results.

Transforming Age is a Top 35 senior housing not-for-profit organization committed to improving the lives of older adults through housing, consumer services, technology, philanthropy and business services. With over $150 million in revenues, Transforming Age is rapidly expanding nationally. Within the last four years we have grown from serving just 600 seniors across 3 communities in Seattle to over 5,000 seniors amid 15 communities in Washington, Minnesota and Nebraska, and through our not-for-profit home and community based services organization, Full Life Care. In addition, we are engaged in national anti-ageism advocacy efforts via our forum www.whenim99.com and provide market research, consulting, development, and management services through our affiliate partner, GSI Research & Consulting. The key to our success is our people. Our workplace revolves around our Culture of Excellence embracing our Values of Integrity, Grace, Respect, Innovation and Partnership.

Transforming Age offers a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits which include medical, dental, voluntary vision, disability, life insurance, 403 (b) with company match, paid holidays, and a very generous paid-time off program.

Learn more about us at www.transformingage.org

Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age. Open Date / Close Date: 4/20/2018- 6/1/2018

How to Apply: Apply on Career Site Transforming Age- VP of Philanthropy

April 19, 2018

Staff Development/Infection Control RN

Warm Beach, a Continuing Care Retirement Center, Stanwood, WA.

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Staff Development/Infection Control/Wound care nurse is responsible for staff training, coaching and evaluation of nursing assessment skills, compliant with state and federal regulatory requirements. Performs wound/infection control rounds with adherence to regulatory requirements.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
Current registration in this state.
Has experience in LTC as a Registered nurse with management or supervisor experience.
Good mental and physical health, sound judgment and high moral standards, and a sincere desire to work with the aged and those with limited capacity for self-care.
Patience and compassion essential.
Ability to manage and supervise a nursing unit.
Interest and ability in teaching others and assisting them in their skills.
Capacity to grasp new theories and principles and put them into effect.
Ability to make independent decisions.
Infection control/wound care experience

Open til filled.
How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.warmbeach.org/employment and complete the online application

April 19, 2018

Clinical Liaison with Bonus Structure– Skilled Nursing

Judson Park, located in Des Moines, is looking for a Clinical Liaison for our skilled nursing.

The Clinical Liaison is responsible for the marketing program of the Health Center. The majority of this position is spent in outside sales; developing relationships with community hospitals, physician offices, community health clinics and other community outreach programs. This position contributes to the success of Human Good by coordinating external professional relationships for the community as a whole with an emphasis in skilled nursing components of senior living in an effort to achieve the highest possible occupancy within budgetary and regulatory guidelines. Job duties include making daily hospital rounds, keeping in contact with case managers, discharge planners and Hospitalists to maintain relationship and referrals; responding to all callers and visitors inquiring about admissions in timely manner as established by the Health Services Administrator, pre-assessing potential patients so that clinical efforts expended are in proportion to their urgency and appropriateness for the community and developing and fostering partner relationships with hospitals and key physician groups. The ideal candidate should have experience working in a skilled nursing environment and clinical experience such as RN, LTP, OT, SPT is preferred. Judson Park is managed by Human Good, a leading provider of non-profit senior housing and services on the West Coast. Human Good’s mission is to redefine the meaning of aging well for adults 55 and older and deliver products and services that offer opportunities to pursue engaged, purposeful live.

To apply, please log onto www.humangood.org and look for job code 1808A under Careers. Open til filled!

April 19, 2018

RN/Dept Head

St Andrew’s Place Assisted Living, of Port Angeles, is a nice size assisted living – 40 apartments – which gives us an opportunity to actually know our residents. It is a goal of St. Andrew’s Place to encourage an active lifestyle for our residents while providing the reassurance that their health and safety needs are being monitored.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
St. Andrew’s Place Assisted Living has an opening for a RN/ Department Head. This is a hands-on position. Salary exempt ~ full time position ~ excellent pay. Benefits include 100% paid medical/dental insurance, vacation, sick leave, holiday, and personal day.
Normal shift is Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm or 8:30am to 5:00pm.
We are seeking a RN with a genuine desire to care for others and who strive to make a positive difference in the lives of those we care for. Our staff is team oriented and dedicated to providing the best quality of life possible for our residents.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• WA State RN license and CPR/First Aid certification required.
• Prefer 2 or more years of experience working in long term care
Additional Requirements:
• Must be healthy and physically fit to be able to assist in lifting people
• Computer literate
• Pass a drug (including marijuana) and criminal background check
• A good sense of humor
• Enthusiastic
• Patience
• Will be required to share on-call responsibilities
• You must be a team player and willing to “roll-up-your-sleeves” to get the job down.

How to Apply:
Please send resume to Laura Dodd at standrew@olypen.com or Beverly Maine at erc-ceo@donobi.net OR stop by St. Andrew’s Place and fill out an application.
Our address is 520 E. Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362

April 19, 2018

Memory Care Manager

Riverview Retirement Community, of Spokane, is a non-profit facility that offers a continuum of care with residential living, assisted living, post-acute rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing options. We strive to provide compassionate and team-minded care to our residents. If you love working with seniors and would like to join our community we are offering a Memory Care Manager position in our BRAND NEW memory care building.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Essential Functions Statement(s)
• Maintain a joyful environment for residents with dementia.
• Responsibly manage and supervise all staff by scheduling, assignment, direction, performance review (including input on pay adjustments), hiring and discipline consistent with company policy and providing support, direction, feedback and training for such staff.
• Develop, create, plan and organize the daily program for the Riverview Memory Care including all required programs in the daily calendar of events and ensure its implementation 24 hours per day and 7 days per week.
• Design the new hire orientation program and ensure each Riverview Memory Care staff member has completed New Hire Orientation within required time frame.
• Lead, direct, and assist staff with understanding Riverview’s philosophy of care and encourage continuous learning by modeling the proper approaches and communication techniques.
• Conduct the monthly dementia in-service for all Riverview Memory Care staff and maintain the necessary records to reflect completion of training.
• Delegate program facilitation responsibilities to others as needed.
• Evaluate the program utilizing quality enhancement tools and customer feedback.
• Conduct individual resident history, preferences assessment, and develop individualized service and program plans.
• Compile the annual budget for Riverview Memory Care and control costs throughout the year.
• Support and actively participate in the program’s census building initiatives.
• Facilitate a proactive problem solving approach to challenging resident behaviors.
• Support the management of information to ensure timely and accurate information is available.
• Maintain a supportive relationship with internal and external customers.
• Work collaboratively with personnel in all other Riverview divisions to effectively advance Riverview’s mission and values.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (social services, behavior health, therapeutic recreation, nursing)

Experience: Five to ten year experience in caring for people with dementia and in developing and facilitating activity programs, preferably as a manager with a specialized dementia program.
Qualifications:
• Knowledgeable about the disease process, the changes associated with dementia illnesses, how they affect the individual’s ability to function, and the adaptive strategies that help maintain a resident’s abilities.
• Ability to facilitate family and caregiver support programs.
• Able to perform budget analysis, review and control.
• Supervisory experience including recruitment, hiring and terminating of employees.

Certificates & Licenses: Certifications or licenses in dementia care are helpful but not required.

Close Date May 31, 2018

How to Apply: email a resume to Erin Jones at ejones@riverviewretirement.org

April 17, 2018

Administrator

Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, St. Mary-on-the-Lake (Long-Term Care/Assisted/Retirement), in Bellevue, WA
A community of vowed Roman Catholic women religious (Catholic Sisters).

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, a community of vowed Roman Catholic women religious (Catholic Sisters), seeks a compassionate and dedicated administrator for St. Mary-on-the-Lake in Bellevue, Washington. The Administrator is responsible for the overall leadership, management and administration of St. Mary-on-the-Lake to ensure quality care for the Sister residents and provide hospitality in an environment which embodies the mission and spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace.
St. Mary-on-the-Lake is a multi-purpose complex made up the local resident community (including health/wellness), gathering place and region home for the sisters, regional office for the sisters, and a spirituality center.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Provides oversight direction for overall management and administration of St. Mary-on-the-Lake complex, a private facility providing long term care, assisted and retirement living for 20-30 Sisters.
• Assures compliance with all applicable legal, risk, and regulatory requirements and a professional standard of care and leadership in keeping with the mission and spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace.
• Prepares and monitors an annual budget in cooperation with finance director.
• Supervises and serves as resource to those managing various departments and services—nursing, dietary, housekeeping, and facilities. Provides appropriate support, challenge, affirmation and performance appraisals.
• Ensures that consistent and equitable human resource practices are observed in accordance with Congregation policies and federal and state law. Oversees recruitment, selection and training of competent employees and volunteers.
• Develops a collaborative team approach, encourages development of leadership capabilities of department directors and acts as a unifier.
• Implements systems that support communication among all levels of staff.
• Promotes a relational model that strives to promote quality person centered care and nourishes an atmosphere of warmth, safety, a calm environment, and hospitality for all visitors.
• Collaborates with pastoral/community life coordinator to facilitaite a spirit of community among the Sisters living at St. Mary-on-the-Lake; to ensure that all services are provided in a manner that supports quality of life for Sister residents and maintains an optimal level of physical, mental, spiritual, and social status; and to provide environment and opportunities for prayer, liturgy, and other spiritual needs for the Sisters.
• Collaborates with Nurse Manager in meeting the health/wellness needs of Sister residents.
• Manages the St. Mary-on-the-Lake complex as a center of hospitality for sisters and guests to set the tone and foster a spirit of welcome.
• Sets up sustainable systems and staff resources to facilitate the transition from Sister-led to lay administration of St. Mary-on-the-Lake complex in ways that embody the mission and spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace.
• Maintains positive public relations with all community services.
• Organizes and updates emergency procedures and practice drills.
• Maintains regular communication with Congregation Leadership for support, direction, planning, accountability, and whatever else is needed to fulfill role.
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• Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Bachelor’s degree in administration, human services or related field. Master’s degree in management, business administration, health care administration, or social work preferred.
• Certification in the field of Gerontology.
• Successful experience in administration and health care. Experience in a professional administrative role or leadership position in long-term care and/or assisted retirement living preferred.
• Ability to relate to an elder population with a diversity of personalities. Experience in working with dementia and other mental challenges of older adults preferred.
• Commitment to learn about vowed life in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace: its mission, history, and values. Experience in a religious congregation’s retirement facility preferred.
• Ability to gather and form community and foster a spirit of welcome and hospitality.
• Must have an understanding of budgeting, financial record keeping, appropriate State and Federal regulations, operational systems and procedures, and human resources policies and procedures.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills, including accompaniment, supervision, listening, conflict resolution, and dialogue to promote harmony and cooperation.
• Comfortable being a leader and working as part of a team, ability to make independent decisions and establish and rearrange priorities, and ability to live with ambiguity.
• Ability to motivate and encourage professional growth and development, develop and implement planning procedures, and develop a collaborative team approach.
• Ability to see the big picture and help people put the pieces together for the common good.

Open Date / Close Date: April 12, 2018/April 27, 2018

How to Apply: Apply Online – application link on our website http://csjp.org/news/2018/04/12/job-announcement-smol-administrator/
Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent (including E-mail and Phone): Sister Susan Francois, csjphumanresources@gmail.com

March 22, 2018

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Wesley Homes, of Des Moines, is a faith-based organization providing retirement communities and a network of services offering a continuum of care. With love and joy, we are called to meet the physical, social and spiritual needs of those we serve.

Job Description/Essential Duties: Dare to dream as the career opportunity of your lifetime may be just around the corner!! Wesley is a faith-based organization providing a network of services for older adults. We are seeking a highly professional Executive Assistant to support our President & CEO at a time of rapid growth and transformation across the organization. This is a key professional role that handles administrative, regulatory, legal and compliance matters on behalf of the President & CEO and supports of the Executive Team and Board of Trustees.
The role requires the ability to handle confidential information, write in a superior and creative manner, draft communications and presentations, prepare Board materials and take Board minutes. Occasional extended hours are required as is flexibility to participate in evening and weekend meetings as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
• Education Background
o Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field required.

• Licensure, Registration, Certification
o Notary Commission

Work Experience
o Five years Executive Assistant to the CEO experience required.
o Preparation of Board materials and Board minutes
o One year Healthcare Compliance Program support required.
o Healthcare and/or Aging Services industry experience a plus.

Special Training/Skills
o Background in legal and legislative practices preferred
o Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
o Publishing experience preferred
o Ability to navigate complex database systems
o Understanding of bookkeeping, billing and contract compliance
o Superior written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
o Professional, organized, detail-oriented and resident/customer service oriented.
o Ability to appropriately handle confidential information and maintain confidences.
o Ability to support the organization’s mission, vision and values.

Physical Demands
o Ability to drive.

Additional Information: This is a Fulltime exempt position with eligibility to participate in Wesley’s’ competitive benefits package that includes PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and a 403B Retirement Plan.

Open: until filled,  How to Apply: Please visit us at http://wesleychoice.org/careers/

March 22, 2018

Clinical Recruiter

Wesley Homes, of Des Moines, is a faith-based organization providing retirement communities and a network of services offering a continuum of care. With love and joy, we are called to meet the physical, social and spiritual needs of those we serve.

Job Description/Essential Duties: It’s an exciting time to work at Wesley! If you are an experienced Clinical Recruiter seeking an opportunity to join a growing organization and make a significant impact we would love to hear from you!!

The Clinical Recruiter is a new position at Wesley and is a member of the Corporate HR Team. The role reports to the VP of Human Resources and works closely with HR and division leaders to design, develop and implement effective recruiting strategies focused on paraprofessionals, professional clinical staff and clinical management to support Wesley’s strategic goals. The Clinical Recruiter is responsible for building a network of partnerships with academic and training organizations to enable clinical internships for students and employment opportunities.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
o Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business Administration required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification
o PHR or SHRM CP preferred

Work Experience
o Two years of full-cycle recruiting experience required.
o Healthcare (RN, LPN, CNA) recruiting experience preferred.
o Knowledge of staffing systems and tools
o Experience in candidate sourcing solutions

Special Training/Skills
o Knowledge of legal employment practices
o Advanced training in talent acquisition techniques
o Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
o Superior written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
o Ability to sell Wesley as an Employer of Choice
o Professional, organized, detail-oriented and resident/customer service oriented.
o Ability to appropriately handle confidential information and maintain confidences.
o Ability to support the organization’s mission, vision and values.

Physical Demands
o Travel up to 30% is required

Additional Information: This is a Full-time exempt position with eligibility to participate in Wesley’s’ competitive benefits package that includes PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and a 403B Retirement Plan.

Open until filled!  How to Apply: Please visit us at http://wesleychoice.org/careers/

March 22, 2018

Executive Director

The Gardens at Juanita Bay of Seattle.  Our family is committed to being our residents’ home away from home through resident-centered care and acknowledging the importance of choice. We value teamwork, compassion, integrity and dignity.

We are looking for someone who can lead our community in the Executive Director role and ensure that we provide quality care for our residents with compassion and grace. We are looking for a leader who can project our company values and ensure our residents are cared for to the best of our abilities.

Executive Director Requirements:
• Clear background/health screen/TB test
• Prior Assisted Living management experience
• Current Assisted Living license
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrate ability to oversee daily operations and maintain company’s projected budget
• Previous experience with sales and marketing
• Must have some HR experience and have experience in hiring/coaching/terminations

Executive Director Qualifications:
• Must be approachable and able to resolve conflicts between staff, residents and family members
• Must be able to lead the community and promote team work within the management team
• Must be compassionate and able to work with residents and family members to create a warm homelike environment at the community

Executive Director Benefits:
• Competitive Salary
• Medical coverage available
• Vision coverage available
• Dental coverage available

Required education:
• Bachelor’s
Required license or certification for Assisted Living Administrator

To apply: Visit www.gardensatjuanitabay.com

March 22, 2018

Christian Health Care Center, near Bellingham,  is currently hiring a Full-Time Director of Business Services.

Meaningful work for healthcare business services director
CHCC is a locally operated nonprofit healthcare center that is team-focused, trusted and recommended. Our staff delivers services and care to treasured members of families in Lynden and throughout Whatcom County. The work you do in our business office will matter to individuals, families and the community in general!

Duties of a long-term care business services director
The business services director at CHCC is responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, managing resident accounts, calculating and preparing taxes, analyzing financial records, and preparing monthly statements. This position is also responsible for banking-related tasks.

Healthcare leadership career near Bellingham, WA
CHCC’s business office manager provides leadership to department staff, coaching and mentoring the team in positive, proactive ways. They should be able to establish and maintain relationships with the business office team and with other department managers, residents, families and the general public.

Required skills for a business office manager in Lynden, WA
Applicants for this position should have great communication skills and be able to work as a team with others. They should have working knowledge of accounting principles, management practices, Medicare and Medicaid billing and budget development, plus experience with Washington state and federal regulations related to long-term care.

Benefits for business office team leaders
As a full-time employee of our Lynden healthcare center, you will receive a competitive salary and access to generous benefits. Benefits include Premera Blue Cross medical, dental, vision, short-term/long-term disability, paid vacation, holiday and sick time, employee assistance program, flexible spending account, 403 (b) retirement account access, tuition reimbursement for qualified employees.

How to apply for a director of business services career at Christian Health Care Center
Ready to learn more about becoming part of the team at our Whatcom County nonprofit?

Download the job description from our website (http://chcclynden.org/careers/) then apply via our company page on Indeed.com: https://www.indeedjobs.com/christian-health-care-center/_hl/en_US

If you have questions about working in our business office, please contact our HR director, Kari, at 360-354-4434.

March 22, 2018

Certified Nursing Assistant

Wesley Homes Health Center, a non-profit, continuing care retirement community in Des Moines, Washington, has a wonderful opportunity for full time Certified Nursing Assistants for our 148 bed Skilled Nursing Center which provides Transitional, Sub Acute and Long Term Care. We have full time openings with a rotation of four days on, two days off.

The Certified Nursing Assistant provides various care activities and related services as necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the residents to attain and/or maintain the resident’s highest level of function. Responsible for the delivery of resident care including but not limited to; baths, personal hygiene, grooming, feeding in a dignified manner. Provide care and services as directed by the residents’ plan of care.

Job Description/Essential Duties: Resident care duties to include, personal care and hygiene, bathing, showering, incontinent care, foley catheter care and feeding residents as per residents plan of care. Empties drainage collection devices and completes and reports output to the Nursing Team Leader. Provide assistance for residents to and from the bathroom using appropriate transfer techniques as per plan of care. Provides oral care and denture care as indicated per facility guidelines and as directed.
Assures residents are turned and repositioned in bed and up in the chair as per facility guidelines. Assures residents heels are elevated as directed.
Answer call lights in a timely and provide assistance for the resident as indicated. Report to the Nursing Team Leader any requests that require a licensed nurse response.
Demonstrates the ability to obtain and record resident’s temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, intake/output as directed by the Nursing Team leader. Reports the outcomes to the Nursing Team Leader in a timely manner as assigned.
Assists with housekeeping duties to maintain clean drawers, closets and room to include organizing personal hygiene items. Maintains a neat orderly and clutter free environment.
Cleans personal equipment (wheelchairs, walkers) as needed.
Document care provided to the resident in Point-Click-Care tracking system.
Assist residents to and from activities and may assist in the actual activity program as needed.
Prepares residents room for admission. Responsible to orient the resident to the room, call light and provide necessary supplies. Completes additional admission tasks as directed.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.CPR Certification
  • First Aid Certification
  • Food Handlers Permit – WA State
  • Prior SNF experience.
  • Prior work functioning as an NAC.
  • Ability to give direct patient care, including participating in lifting, transferring, positioning, and assistance of resident with walking or in wheelchairs.
  • Able to lift 50lbs on a regular basis.
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard or touch screen to document resident records.
  • Able to provide 2 positive professional references.
  • Able to pass drug screen, DSHS & WSP background inquiries.

Open until filled!  How to Apply: Please visit us at http://wesleychoice.org/careers/

March 22, 2018

RNs and LPNs & RN Resident Care Manager

Wesley Homes, Des Moines.

Job Description/Essential Duties: Knowledge of State and Federal regulations governing long term care facilities is essential for the maintenance of nursing objectives, standards of nursing practice, nursing policy and the coordination of nursing services with other resident services.

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of all state and federally required paperwork. P
  • Promotes harmonious relationships among nursing personnel, residents, families, and other disciplines, and keeps Nursing Administration apprised of all problems occurring on her/his assigned unit while supporting and enforcing Wesley Homes Health Center’s policies and procedures.
  • Assists in developing, implementing and coordinating Resident care plans, goals and approaches of each resident with the interdisciplinary team of the assigned unit.
  • Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: 
  • Registered Nursing (RN) license or LPN for Washington State required.
  • 1 year of supervisory experience required.
  • 6 months experience as an RN in a skilled nursing facility preferred.
  • MDS Training required.
  • Knowledge of WAC laws for Nursing Home preferred.
  • Current CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers certification required.
  • Able to embrace Wesley Homes’ mission, vision and values.

_____________________________________________________________________________________________
RN Resident Care Manager

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Resident Care Manager is responsible for the direct 24 hour supervision of the licensed staff and resident assistants and all nursing care activities of their assigned unit.  Knowledge of State and Federal regulations governing long term care facilities is essential for the maintenance of nursing objectives, standards of nursing practice, nursing policy and the coordination of nursing services with other resident services.
The Resident Care Manager is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of all state and federally required paperwork.  This individual promotes harmonious relationships among nursing personnel, residents, families, and other disciplines, and keeps Nursing Administration apprised of all problems occurring on her/his assigned unit while supporting and enforcing Wesley Homes Health Center’s policies and procedures.  In the absence of the Campus Administrator, Director of Nursing Services or other designated staff person, the Resident Care Manager assumes total responsibility for the facility and other departments.
Assists in developing, implementing and coordinating Resident care plans, goals and approaches of each resident with the interdisciplinary team of the assigned unit.  Assists in developing, implementing and coordinating Resident care plans, goals and approaches of each resident with the interdisciplinary team of the assigned unit.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:

  • Registered Nursing (RN) license for Washington State preferred, LPN may be considered.
  • Experience as a RCM in a skilled nursing facility preferred
  • Knowledge of WAC laws for Nursing Home preferred
  • Current CPR card required
  • Able to provide 3 positive professional licenses required
  • Able to pass drug screen, DSHS & WSP background inquiries required
  • Able to embrace” Wesley Homes” mission, vision and values.
    ____________________________________________________________________________

Open until filled

How to Apply: https://usr53.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/wesley/JobApplication?postingid=98

January 9, 2018

RN and PRN

Heron’s Key, a CCRC, located in Gig Harbor, WA

Job Description/Essential Duties:

The Licensed Nurse is responsible for managing resident-directed health services and supervising the day- to-day resident clinical needs during assigned shift.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AS A LICENSED NURSE:
1. Practices high standards of nursing care and implement the policies and procedures of the nursing department.
2. Provides resident directed services that honor individual lifestyles and preferences. Promotes that Penrose Harbor is home for the resident.
3. Consults with attending physicians for treatments, medications, rehabilitation, etc.
4. Notifies attending physicians, family members and members of the neighborhood team when there is a change in the resident’s condition.
5. Completes medication and treatment passes in accordance with state regulation and facility policy.
6. Completes medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies and chartings.
7. Provides leadership with coaching and mentoring to the neighborhood team. Provides supervision for NACs’ daily tasks and routine care of residents.
8. Assists nursing assistant staff in providing direct care when needed. Actively assists nursing assistants answer resident initiated call light service requests.
9. Creates and maintains an atmosphere of personal interest and a positive emphasis on a calm environment throughout all neighborhoods.
10. Participates in creating an environment in the neighborhood where residents have ongoing opportunities to participate in individualized and purposeful activities, resembling their previous home environment, lifestyle and customary daily routine.
11. Provides and receives report on residents’ condition and status and at shift change.
12. Actively participates in care conferences, neighborhood team meetings, nurses’ meetings, and others as required.
13. Initiates and retains the residents’ clinical records in accordance with facility procedures.
14. Makes informative entries in the progress notes that reflect the care provided, and the resident’s response to that care and the acceptance of plan from DPOA/Surrogate Decision Maker.
15. Greets newly admitted residents upon admission, orients new residents and their families to the facility.
16. Meets and interacts with residents and/or family members.
17. Acts as emergency responder with AED and emergency supplies for community wide needs.
18. Manages resident emergencies, assessments of resident conditions and completion of quality assurance reports.
19. Completes requirements to proper admission, transfer and discharge of residents.
20. Reviews and completes incident/accident reports and conducts investigations as required.
21. Follows established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
22. Participates in the facility infection control program for monitoring communicable and/or infectious disease among residents and staff.
23. Participates in procedures for reporting hazardous conditions or equipment.
24. Ensures that all resident care equipment is used and operated in a safe manner.
25. Reports all malfunctioning equipment/safety hazards immediately to facilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AS A LICENSED NURSE IN ASSISTED LIVING
1. Complies with all Washington Boarding Home rules and regulations.
2. Establishes with Neighborhood Team a resident-directed Negotiated Service Agreement (NSA) with DPOA notification, for each resident and ensure all changes are communicated.
3. Revises NSA to ensure they are current and that appropriate care is delivered.
4. Ensures that all members of neighborhood team are aware of the content of the NSA and that their care reflects the approaches outlined in the plan.
5. Assumes responsibility for the Resident Initial Assessment and NSA in accordance with State regulations and facility policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AS A LICENSED NURSE IN THE SKILLED NURSING FACILITY
1. Complies with all federal and state rules and regulations.
2. Establishes with Neighborhood Team a resident-directed plan of care with DPOA notification, for each resident and ensures all changes are communicated.
3. Revises plan of care to ensure they are current and that appropriate care is delivered.
4. Ensures that all members of neighborhood team are aware of the content of the plan of care and that their care reflects the approaches outlined in the plan.
5. Assumes responsibility for the Resident Initial Assessment and Plan of Care in accordance with federal and state regulations and facility policies and procedures.
6. Monitors dining room meals to ensure proper diets are delivered and meals are consumed safely.
7. Collaborates and cooperates with the MDS Coordinator.
8. Conducts resident’s initial assessment upon admission utilizing Resident Assessment Instrument process, including the development of the MDS, resident assessment protocols, care plan and Care Delivery Flow Sheets in accordance with federal and state regulations and facility policy.
9. Ensures that work areas and residents’ rooms are maintained in a safe and sanitary manner.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Willing to seek out new methods and principles, incorporating them into existing nursing practices.
• Regular, dependable and reliable attendance.
• Evidence of basic leadership skills and supervision.

Salary: 27.00-35.00 per hour to start * Open til filled

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to staceys@heronskey.org

January 9, 2018

Admission Nurse / Staff Development Coordinator (RN)

The Hearthstone of Seattle is a Life Plan Community dedicated to adults age 62 plus, promoting independence, optimum health, security, purpose and belonging in life, through Christian love and values in a caring environment. We provide independent living at its most independent, balanced with the finest companionship and care available in any Life Plan Community in the entire Seattle area.

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Admissions Nurse / Staff Development Coordinator will assist the Director of Nursing Services and Director of Assisted Living Services in providing, planning, coordinating, and managing high quality nursing care, nursing services, health education and help with admissions. This will include the utilization of Relias online education modules. The Staff Development Coordinator shall also assume responsibility for satisfactorily performing staff development, infection control, administrative, personnel, resident care and safety functions.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: The successful candidate has a current State of Washington RN License (preferred) or LPN License and a minimum of 1 year staff development experience as well as a minimum of 3 years of management or supervisory experience in a long-term care facility. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and good computer skills are required including the ability to effectively utilize basic software and email. Candidates must be able to successfully manage and supervise staff.

Open until filled. How to Apply: In order to learn more about this position, and to directly apply online, please click here: https://hearthstone.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx

December 31, 2017

Director of Nursing Services WITH $10,000 Hiring Bonus

Parkshore, a Transforming Age community, is a lakefront retirement community located in Seattle’s picturesque Madison park neighborhood. We emphasize serving others, team work, dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

The Director of Nursing Services is accountable for the nursing practices for Health Center, Assisted Living and Memory Support residents. Directs and manages the delivery of health care services to meet the needs of the Health Services residents. Directs the nursing program and manages department operations.

Principle Responsibilities:
• Meets regularly with the Health Services Director/Executive Director to establish direction and priorities.
• Participates in strategic planning and standard setting. Creates an annual work plan and budget for the department. Assesses the needs of the department annually.
• Develops the first draft of the budget. Manages the budget. Monitors labor revenues, expenses, purchases, and inventories for healthcare.
• Insures that safety, environmental, and risk management requirements are met and maintained.
• Schedules projected performance reviews for the year, projected in-service topics / dates, and projected dates to write resident care plans.
• Oversees resident care. Monitors for quality and resident satisfaction.
• Assists in providing Health Care services as necessary.
• Monitors that staff have valid and current degrees, licenses, and certificates.
• Responsible for hiring, terminating, and disciplining nursing staff, nursing assistant staff, social services staff, and other Health Center.
• Works with medical director to formulate and review resident care policies and procedures in compliance with state and federal regulations.
• Provides information and support to families of residents, responding to concerns and addressing special needs.
• Coordinates services of consultant providers including therapists, hospice, pharmacist, dentist, etc.
• Participates in the resident review process. Attends resident care conferences as needed.
• Oversees care plan process, assures proper charting according to federal and state regulations.
• Investigates incidents and reports to the Health Services Director/Executive Director and DSHS as needed and prepares plan of correction.
• Oversees preparation for annual state survey.
• Communicates with medical director concerning resident-care problems, health trends of individual residents and other medically related matters, and implements recommendations to ensure maintenance of residents’ health.
• Assists in the coordination of resident inter-facility transfers and hospitalizations.
• Advises family members, administration, and other appropriate parties of significant changes in health of residents.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Requirements:
Directly supervises a staff of approximately 40 employees. Can be responsible for supervising more than 25 and seldom over 50 people. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Specialized Training Required:

Must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington. Minimum of five years’ experience and two years recent experience in Geriatrics. Must have successful previous management experience, and must be able to perform a vital leadership role in directing the delivery of health care services for residents. Must be willing to work as a member of a team with other departments, staff, residents, families, government agencies, and other professionals and outside organizations. Must have proven leadership and administrative skills with a professional demeanor, speaking and writing abilities.

For full job description and to learn more about Parkshore visit www.parkshore.org.

To apply,
submit resume and cover letter to rmiranda@parkshore.org.

November 20, 2017

Assisted Living & Outreach Manager

Vashon Community Careenriches the individual’s experience of aging on Vashon Island through creative, collaborative, caring, community-wide services.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Located on beautiful Vashon Island in the heart of the Puget Sound, Vashon Community Care (VCC) has been providing quality, meaningful care to senior since 1928. The VCC team is excited to share we are looking for an experienced, caring and passionate Assisted Living & Outreach Manager to join our team!

The Assisted Living & Outreach Manager has the responsibility, authority and 24-hour accountability for oversight of the Assisted Living Program at Vashon Community Care. This key leader works collaboratively with program staff and support departments.
Vashon Community Care, a Transforming Age community, is part of a network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

The Assisted Living & Outreach Manager is responsible for the following:
•Supervising the Resident Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant and Assisted Living Nursing staff
•Completion of the intake and assessment of new residents, Negotiated Service Plans, and coordination of case management.
•Promoting and representing VCC A/L program to referral agencies, community service organizations and ways to showcase program.
•Managing day-to-day resident services offered in the Assisted Living Program.
•Ensuring the needs of the residents are met and maintains top quality and assurance standards through sound management practices and effective utilization of resources.
•Providing and coordinating tours and sales to prospective clients, participants, families related to admissions and promotion of VCC.
•Utilizing team member resources as needed to meet customer and/or resident requests
•Acftively participating in planning, development and monitoring of the department budget, revenue projections, census, occupancy, productivity and achieving specific program objectives
•Creating and fostering an engaging atmosphere and environment that promotes opportunities for employees to learn and grow in their jobs
•Developing new and/or revised resident services options as needed.
•Providing social work functions in Assisted Living and assists the Social Worker in the Skilled Nursing department as needed.
•Working closely with applicable committees and marketing support to assist in planning, organizing and implementation of outreach and sales events to promote VCC.
•Developing, updating, implementing and adhering to departmental policies and procedures
•Working collaboratively with Clinical Services and Human Resources regarding all supervisory duties, including hiring, onboarding, and training of new hires
•Working with the Director of Clinical Services for consultation related to clinical practices, clinical quality, and investigations; ensuring regulatory compliance
•Working flexible hours to meet 24-hour accountability and responsibilities as well as to meet the needs of families, visitors and event activities.
•Serving on committees as needed or assigned.
•Promoting the Mission, Vision and Values of Transforming Age in all areas of responsibility
Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
•A Bachelors degree in Nursing is preferred
•Three to five years’ experience in Assisted Living setting and/or community based setting.
•Sales and marketing experience.
•Expertise in program development, case management, and supervision of staff.
•Demonstrated superior written and verbal communication. Experience in public speaking and event promotion.
•High level of problem-solving ability and creativity.
•Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with computer software applications.

Open Date / Close Date: Open until filled

To apply, please visit Transforming Age’s Careers site: https://careers-transformingage.icims.com/jobs/1478/assisted-living-%26-outreach-manager/job

UPDATED January 2018

Nurses Assistant NAC

Emerald Heights, a member of Emerald Communities, is a highly successful retirement community in Redmond, WA. We know what it takes to create remarkable retirement experiences and have been the choice of thousands of seniors seeking a self-driven lifestyle with value, stability, health care and true independence.

Job Description/Essential Duties:

    • Provides the delivery of nursing and nursing-related activities for residents within established guidelines and in accordance with federal and state regulations
    • Monitors residents throughout the day without interfering with their privacy.
    • Provides resident-directed services that honor resident lifestyles and preferences.
    • Assists residents with daily living activities such as dressing, dining, hygiene, bathing, changing soiled cloths and bedding.
    • Performs transferring of residents utilizing two person lift, or mechanical lifts in accordance with the resident plans of care.
    • Keeps residents rooms in a neat an orderly manner while honoring resident preferences.
    • Creates an environment, with Neighborhood Team, where residents have ongoing opportunities to participate in individualized and purposeful activities, resembling their previous home environment, lifestyle and customary daily routine.
    • Monitors residents with mobility issues. Practices established preventative skin care techniques.
    • Creates and maintains an atmosphere of personal interest and a positive emphasis on a calm environment throughout the neighborhood.
    • Collaborate with Neighborhood Team to ensure a holistic approach to services is considered.
    • Act as emergency responder with AED and emergency supplies for community wide emergencies.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Unencumbered Washington Nursing Assistant, Certified license.
• Obtain AED and HIV/AIDS training within 30 days of hire.
• Requires Food Handler’s permit, First Aid and CPR.

2 Full-time Evenings, 1 Full-time Day Shift, 1 Part-time Bath Aide, 1 Part-time NOC shift

Salary: Depends on Experience.  Close Date: Until filled
Apply at www.emeraldheights.com

January 5, 2018 – UPDATED!

CRISTA Positions – ALL Locations

To access these positions go to the following website: CRISTA Employment

Charge Nurse – Nursing Center
Laundry Lead – Nursing Center
Charge Nurse – Nursing Center
LPN Temporary – Assisted Living
NAC – On Call – Assisted Living
NAC – PT – Assisted Living
NAC Full Time – Assisted Living

Question? Contact….Wonda Veronica Emmert, HR Recruiting Officer
CRISTA Ministries
19303 Fremont Avenue N., Seattle, WA 98133
P: (206) 289-7983 – E: wemmert@crista.net – www.crista.org

 

This is a complimentary service for LeadingAge members!  Please complete and return to info@leadingagewa.org  You can expect the posting to be processed within 7 days of receipt of completed form. Posting Form    

$75.00 for non-members (monthly and non- refundable). To process payment  link here.  You will receive an email confirmation with directions to process your job posting.

For questions or updates, please email info@LeadingAgeWA.org 

Last updated February 27, 2018

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