Wellness Director - ALF

US-CO-Aurora
5 months ago
Job ID
2017-1501
# of Openings
1
Category
Health Care
Type
FT (Full-Time) = Eligible for ALL benefits (employee works 30+ hours per week)

Overview

Juniper Village is dedicated to nurturing the spirit of life in each individual whose life we touch so that we may all live fully throughout all seasons of life.  We do this by encouraging an active body, an engaged mind and a fulfilled spirit. 

 

Juniper Village owns and operates assisted living and skilled care communities in four regions across the country.  The company’s operations are designed and managed to provide the finest quality personal service and exceptional care to foster healthy and independent lives for those who live and work in our communities. The company’s team of experienced committed individuals is deeply committed to achieving the company’s mission and balancing quality in service, program and environment with financial stability and prosperity.  Together, we nurture the spirit of life.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance to Juniper Communities’ philosophy and hallmarks as well as all written policies and procedures that govern the operation of the Resident Services Department.
  • Assist in the coordination of effective communication among Resident Associates, residents, and families.
  • Maintain liaison with residents and family members.
  • Through ongoing supervision, oversight, and delegation ensures the provision of a continuous high quality of service within the Wellness Department.
  • Assist in establishing rapport among Wellness team members to facilitate teamwork.
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of competent Resident Associates.
  • Perform continuous, ongoing supervision of all Health and Wellness team members, including but not limited to training, disciplining, counseling, motivating, and evaluating.
  • Ensure all Health and Wellness staff complete mandatory In Touch Orientation and in service training.
  • Monitor licensure and certification compliance for all Wellness Staff.
  • Ensure that all staff follows established safety regulations, including fire protection, infection control, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous waste and quality assurance procedures.
  • Ensure compliance of the Medication Aide program via supervision, delegation, training and ongoing competency checks.
  • Make written and oral reports to the Executive Director concerning the operation of the Health and Wellness Department.
  • Work in concert with other members of the Resident Services Leadership Team.
  • Develop methods of coordination of health care services with other resident services to ensure continuity of care.
  • Responsible for oversight of budget for Wellness Department.
  • Responsible for verifying all medical forms completion prior to resident move-in.
  • Responsible for advising residents when annual physical is due.
  • Continually assess residents to verify their appropriateness to live within the Community.
  • Coordinate and implement regularly scheduled wellness meetings.
  • Complete all administrative paperwork as required.
  • Administer Mantoux and Hepatitis B Vaccinations to residents/staff associates as required and determined by specific community.
  • Organize annual Influenza Vaccinations.
  • Assist with medication administration.
  • Work in conjunction with resident’s attending Physician to make certain highest quality of service is being provided.
  • Submit recommendations to the Executive Director for budget completion, equipment, and supplies.
  • Ensure adequate staffing pattern of Resident Associates within authorized hour guidelines at all times.
  • Manage and maintain Wellness budget within established guidelines.
  • Develop work schedules and assignments to ensure staff accountability and task completion.
  • Ensure adequate supplies and equipment is available to meet the day to day operational needs of the Health and Wellness Department.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident and staff information.
  • Review all complaints, grievances, and incidents and assists the Executive Director in the development of a written plan of correction.
  • Serve as networking team member, as directed.

Qualifications

  • An RN license/LPN license. Degree preferred.
  • Previous management experience in healthcare or service related setting.
  • Knowledge of all applicable governmental regulations.
  • Knowledge of the physiology and psychology of the older adult.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals within the community.
  • Attends and participates in mandated yearly training programs as well as all required meetings.
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently so as to achieve goals.
  • Adheres to all Human Resources policies, procedures, and code of conduct.
  • Respects confidentiality of information and Resident’s rights.
  • Performs job in a safe manner, using proper body mechanics, infection control, etc.
  • Responsible for proper care of all property, equipment, supplies and financial assets involved in the performance of the job.
  • Performs other duties as required.

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