Health & Wellness Director, RN

Overview

Health & Wellness Director - Similar to DON position for Assisted Living Level of Care.
-We will teach you Assisted Living
-Receive 3+ weeks of paid training/onboarding PRIOR to starting in your role with us.
-15% Annual Performance Bonus
-Work for Brookdale, the largest Senior Living company in the US. We set you up for SUCCESS and provide ample career growth opportunities!
 
Make Lives Better Including Your Own.
 
If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us!  You’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness. 
 
Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status.  Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance
  • Adoption Reimbursement Benefits
  • Variety of Associate Discounts
This is an incentive based position, which may include bonuses, incentive or commission plans.
 
Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.
 
Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.

Responsibilities

Manages the day-to-day clinical services of a highly complex, multiple product line, or large community. Ensures residents’ healthcare needs are met while treated with respect and dignity, and ensures quality care as residents’ healthcare needs change. Supervises and provides leadership, as well as coaching, to licensed nurses and other direct care staff within the community. May be responsible for leading additional clinical leadership team of five or more members. The HWD level for each community is determined based on the total complexity of the role. Complexity criteria include, but are not limited to, factors such as size, type of product lines, medication management regulations, 90-day assessment requirements, multiple licensure requirements, state regulatory complexity, and skilled services requiring an RN.

  1. Responsible for the direct supervision of community-based licensed, certified, and non-certified clinical associates.
  2. Supervises, directs, and motivates clinical leadership staff in supervision of clinical care associates and resident care.
  3. Assigns and directs work of clinical leadership team and subordinates; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines associates; addresses complaints and resolves problems.
  4. Oversees and may provide training and education to caregivers on an ongoing basis with classroom in-services and situation-specific training.
  5. Supervises the maintenance of resident charts and reviews documentation performed by caregiving staff.
  6. As described and allowed in the Nurse Practice Act, assesses health, oversees medication administration, oversees functional and psycho-social status of residents, initiates individualized service plans, proactively manages care and services for each resident, evaluates effectiveness, and maximizes the residents’ opportunity to remain in their environment.
  7. Manages and oversees the health care of residents, including the dissemination of information to families and associates. Ensures that family members are aware of residents’ need for scheduled appointments.
  8. Participates in pre-admission screening of prospective new residents. Assures that required documentation is completed prior to or upon resident admission, including nursing assessments, service plans, and other assigned forms. Updates assessments as required by policy and as described/allowed in Nurse Practice Act or other state regulation.
  9. Performs on-site evaluations of residents admitted to alternate care environments for treatment, and maintains contact with resident families with the intent of returning resident to Brookdale.
  10. Evaluates residents, documents changes in condition, and notifies Executive Director, resident’s physician, and resident’s legally responsible party/family of residents’ condition and reactions.
  11. Communicates with physicians regarding residents’ status and condition changes. Ensures residents are prepared for physician appointments and visits.
  12. Facilitates continuity of care for those residents receiving home health care, hospice services, and other third party healthcare-related services.
  13. Leads or manages meetings relevant to resident care issues, such as Service Plan meetings, involving appropriate parties as needed.
  14. Coordinates or oversees scheduling of in-house ancillary medical services, such as podiatrist, doctor visits, dental visits, psych visits, lab, X-ray, ambulance, etc. and ensures they are completed.
  15. Manages department quality improvement activities.
  16. Assists in keeping the environment safe for associates to reduce the occurrence of Workers’ Compensation claims by appropriately evaluating resident transfer and mobility needs and involving therapy services as indicated.
  17. Shares on-call and manager on duty responsibilities/shifts as required.

 

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by their supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  1. Education as required to obtain state nursing license (LPN/LVN or RN).
  2. Minimum of 5 years relevant experience. Clinical leadership experience preferred.
  3. Working knowledge of basic technology and electronic documentation.
  4. Skilled nursing experience may be required.

 

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
State nursing license (LPN/LVN or RN). Must have valid driver’s license.

 

Management/Decision Making
Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.

 

Knowledge and Skills
Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and desire to understand the culture and work environment.

 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Climb or balance
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Talk or hear
  • Taste or smell
  • Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
  • Vision
  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
  • On-Call on an as needed basis
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
  • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
  • Exposure to latex
  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
  • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
  • Requires Travel: Occasionally
  • Requires Driving:  Drives Self (Tier 2)

 

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Health & Wellness Director, RN

Regular Full-Time
ID: 2022-181451
Healthcare - Clinical Leadership

PAY RANGE: $84,580 - $107,750 / year

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Brookdale Park Place
601 South Park Road,
Spokane, WA 99212
field26665 Community

Regular Full-Time
ID: 2022-181451
Healthcare - Clinical Leadership

PAY RANGE: $84,580 - $107,750 / year