Job Description

Wellage - Wellness Director - Jackson Creek

Jackson Creek, 16601 Jackson Creek Parkway, Monument, Colorado, United States of America Req #5514
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
WellAge is an established and recognized leader driving high-quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "WellAge" means "aging well," inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

Join our team today! 
WellAge is an established and recognized leader driving high-quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "WellAge" means "aging well," inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

Join our team today! 


WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU AS A WELLAGE EMPLOYEE?

  • Daily Pay Advance Option Available
  • Holiday Pay (when working on a major holiday)

  • Sick time pay accrual  

  • Additional Paid Time Off accrual in addition to sick time accrual 

  • Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, and more!


The Wellness Director is a leadership role assisting in the planning, organizing, developing and directing of resident services in accordance with regulatory standards and customer expectations. 

This position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resident Care Service Duties:

  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations and create standardized processes 

  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or scheduled form

  • Communicate and build relationships with the residents, have patience and tact with dealing with residents, families and visitors

  • Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the company

  • Manage the wellness of all residents, including the dissemination of information to families and staff

  • Ensure completion of on-site assessments of residents admitted to hospitals or skilled nursing facilities for treatment and maintains contact with resident’s family with the view to returning to the community

  • Observe residents; records significant conditions and reactions

  • Explain procedures and treatments to residents to gain cooperation, understanding and relieve any apprehension, as appropriate

  • Communicate with resident’s physician re: residents’ status and change of condition

  • Facilitate continuity of care for those residents receiving home health services

  • Assign weekly blood pressure and weights to rotating shifts

  • Assure in-hours ancillary medical services such as podiatrist, doctor visits, dental visits, psych visits, lab, x-ray, ambulance, etc. are scheduled and followed through 

  • Assure the family members are aware of resident’s need for scheduled physicals, dental, or eye appointments (when appropriate)

  • Respond to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocol


Resident Care Department and Managing Staff

  • Provide training, supervision, and monitoring of staff in the administration of medications, to include frequently auditing medications sheets

  • Provide training and education to resident care staff on an ongoing basis. This includes classroom in-services, and situation specific training

  • Supervise the maintenance of residents’ charts, review documentation performed by the care giving staff

  • Participate in department quality improvement programs

  • Develop standards and promote process improvement

  • Foster teamwork and build relationships

  • Participate in community functions, including family and social functions

  • Maintain professional confidentiality

  • Provide engaging service to residents, family and outside vendors

  • Manage on call duties as required


Resident Care Support Duties:

  • Direct supervision of caregiving and coordination of health care needs within the community

  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procurement manuals

  • Write routine reports and correspondence

  • Promote positive living environment for residents to include assessment and care planning, medication management program and training and supervising care giving staff

  • Develop systems for monitoring resident health conditions and for ensuring efficient and safe delivery of resident care

  • Assess health, functional and psycho-social status of residents, initiates individualized service plans, proactively manages care and services for each resident, evaluates effectiveness and maximizes the resident’s opportunity to remain in the assisted living environment

  • Ensure completion of a pre-admission assessment for each resident and update annually or as needed/required

  • Initiate a resident service plan according to the individualized needs of the resident, as prescribed by physician and/or community policy and provide resident and family instructions

  • Where applicable, seeks input from the resident and family in the development of the service plan

  • Perform ongoing assessments of residents’ physical and psycho-social needs and coordinates with other departments to assure quality, proactive care

  • Conduct or coordinate pre-admission screening of prospective new residents. Assures that all required documentation is completed prior to or upon resident admission, including assessments, service plans, and other assigned forms


Executive Director Support Duties:

  • Notify the Executive Director and physician of resident’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents

  • Organize or assist the Executive Director in organizing, developing, and conducting service plans reviews as required with appropriate resident care team members and resident families

  • Perform daily and monthly safety checks of the home and grounds, assisting the Executive Director for resident safety purposes

  • All other duties as assigned



TALENT:

Executing

Self-directed 

Prioritize and multi-task priorities 

Ability to change course and adapt to priorities 

High level of responsibility and follow up

Strong work ethic 


Strategic Thinking

Solve problems quickly and effectively

Creative in coming up with options and variety in thinking

Curiosity and desire to learn and share learning

Ability to see things from different perspectives and be innovative


Relationship Building

Customer service with residents, staff, families and outside vendors

Build relationships with all types of people

High energy, positive and upbeat

Being in tune to other’s feelings

Listens well and empathizes with others

Compassionate about others

Great individual performer and team player


Influencing

Communicates clearly and effectively??

Get teams and staff on board with new ideas


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

Skills: Experience in Google platform and Microsoft Office applications (Word or Google for Business environment)


Knowledge: Procedures and techniques involved in providing related bedside resident-care service; standard techniques used in providing personal services for resident and in caring for equipment and supplies; understanding of basis of asepsis and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self or contamination of equipment and supplies; assessment process, and the development and execution of care plans


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • LPN license as a minimum;  Current state nursing license issued by appropriate state licensing agency; as required by law, attend in-service educations within the community in senior living preferred

  • A minimum of three years of experience working in senior living; Point click care preferred

  • Valid CPR Certification 


WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Office, activities room, arts and crafts room, resident’s rooms, and throughout the community

OTHER:

  • All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

  • Reports to Executive Director

  • Proof of COVID vaccination or qualifying exemption required

  • This is a full-time position with benefits


Wellage is an equal opportunity employer.

Wellage is an equal opportunity employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $75,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $80,000.00

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