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Wellness Director (LPN)

Company: Leisure Living Senior Communities
Location: Hastings
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Director of Resident CareWoodlawn Meadows Assisted Living & Memory CarePOSITION SUMMARYResponsible to plan, organize, develop and direct the operations of the Care Department in accordance with current federal, state and local regulations.

  • Foster positive work environment and strong support for developing skills with other care team members
  • Perform resident rounds:
    • Daily - communicate pertinent information with staff, medical providers and responsible parties. Ensure resident care is provided and resident apartments are clean and tidy. Report needed repairs to Maintenance staff
    • Periodically with providers - Communicate any changes to care staff
    • Develop and review resident service plans
    • Interview and select care staff members
    • Provide initial orientation, as well as ongoing training and education to care staff to ensure they have the knowledge to be successful in their positions
    • Conduct performance evaluations, provide coaching and issue employee discipline for care staff as needed
    • Complete resident evaluations prior to admission and oversee updates after move-in
    • Ensure resident medical history and documentation is completed prior to admission, including communicating with the resident, family members and medical providers
    • Coordinate resident care conferences to ensure outcomes are achieved, including state paperwork compliance, proper fee schedule, and communication with responsible party
    • Assure that residents are treated with kindness and respect
    • Protect residents from accidents and injuries
    • Serve as 'go-to' resource person for team members
    • Review and process physician orders utilizing eMAR in conjunction with pharmacy support
    • Conduct monthly audits of clinical records, medications, medical equipment, and emergency policies to ensure accuracy, as well as meeting safety standards. Report findings to Executive Director
    • Verify resident ADL schedules are developed and executed
    • Deliver resident care when necessary
    • Ensure resident call signals, as well as door and safety alarms are tended to promptly
    • Follow and comply with infection control, safety, emergency and confidentiality policies and procedures
    • Ability to inspire and motivate staff through consistent leadership, supervision and coaching
    • Promote positive relationships with residents, staff and visitorsPerform any other duties as requested within the scope of responsibility and requirements of the job. May be required to assist at sister communities upon request.
      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      Must work to demonstrate Leisure Living Management Values:
      • Live and work each day with purpose
      • Accept accountability and demonstrate responsibility
      • Embrace lifelong learning
      • Promote mutual respect
      • Display transparency
      • Appreciate diversity
      • Practice forgiveness
      • Be thankfulSKILLS AND ABILITIESEducation and Experience
        Current LPN/RN license in Michigan, or a bachelor's degree in Allied Health with a minimum of three years of management experience in a health care related field, or an associate's degree in Allied Health with minimum five years of management experience in a health care related field.
        Certificates and LicensesMust have CPR/First Aid certification or obtain within thirty (30) days of hire.

        Computer SkillsMust have demonstrable knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office in a Windows environment, with a capacity to master company specific software.
        Other Requirements
        • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work with minimal supervision
        • Effective oral and written communication skills
        • Professional telephone etiquette and customer service skills
        • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
        • Communicate in a respectful and professional manner with residents, families, co-workers and leadership staff at the community
        • Developed organizational skills
        • Ability to problem solve and demonstrate good judgement
        • Team oriented self-starter with demonstrated ability to accept direction and work well with supervisor
        • Promote teamwork by working with coworkers in a positive and cooperative manner
        • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentialityPHYSICAL DEMANDS
          • Stand - Frequently
          • Walk - Frequently
          • Sit - Frequently
          • Reach outward - Frequently
          • Reach above shoulder - Occasionally
          • Climb - Occasionally
          • Squat or Kneel - Occasionally
          • Bend - Occasionally
          • Twist - Occasionally
          • Lift/Carry/Transfer
            • 10 lbs. or less - Occasionally
            • 11-20 lbs. - Occasionally
            • 21-50 lbs. - Occasionally
            • 51-100 lbs. - Occasionally with assistance
            • Over 100 lbs. - N/A
            • Push/Pull
              • 10 lbs. or less - Occasionally
              • 11-20 lbs. - Occasionally
              • 21-50 lbs. - Occasionally
              • 51-100 lbs. - Occasionally
              • Over 100 lbs. - Occasionally#LLINDServing is our Business:Connecting Seniors, Families and CommunitiesStoryPoint and Independence Village have over 35 years of experience working and living with seniors creating a deep understanding of their unique needs and desires. It's this combination of technology, understanding, appreciation, and commitment that sets us apart and makes our culture so special for both our employees and our residents. Everyone in our communities commits to appreciating our residents as individuals who deserve to shine, every day.
                1440 CultureNot Just Making Every Day Great. Making Every Minute Great. There are 1,440 minutes in every single day. We aspire to make each one of them an exceptional moment. This philosophy is supported by our 6 powerful, yet simple pillars: Dream Big, Have Courage, Take Initiative, Be Accountable, Give Back & Enjoy it. We strive to fulfill the aspirational goal of creating the absolute best experience with every person, in every interaction, every minute of every day.
                It begins with empowering our employees. Every employee, at every level of the company, is expected to perform like a leader. Everyone is encouraged and expected to put the needs of each other above everything else. No one here just "does their job" The mission is to create the absolute best experiences. This emphasis on putting people first has helped us successfully grow for the right reasons.
                We have developed an environment that attracts dreamers, adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek career opportunities with us. We find people who believe that true happiness is only found in the service of others. We want high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the biggest ideas.
                We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.
                This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.
                Equal Opportunity Employer
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Keywords: Leisure Living Senior Communities, Kalamazoo , Wellness Director (LPN), Healthcare , Hastings, Michigan

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