Director of Living Well

LivGenerations - Scottsdale, AZ

Full-time
Overview
The Springs of Scottsdale

Director of Living Well ‐ The Advocate

“I like rules because they provide clarity. I’m good at figuring out card tricks. I know seven ways to solve a Rubik’s cube. I get up the first time my alarm goes off. I have a strategy for arranging groceries on the conveyor belt. People say I walk the talk.”

Sound like you? Apply to be a Director of Living Well with LivGenerations today. As Director of Living Well, you have the ability to turn chaos into order. You keep your eye on the prize and you have multiple plans for getting to the finish line. You’re able to assist with achieving goals, and you demand quality clinical services for residents. You would never ask something of another if you didn’t expect the same level of service of yourself. You’re an approachable leader that others look up to and respect. Everything you do is on their behalf.

Can you thrive in a culture like that? Do you believe serving others is the best thing a person can do?

Whether you’ve worked in senior living before or not, you’re someone to whom we’d like to talk.

Of course, work wouldn’t be work without some responsibilities. As the Director of Living Well you will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director in achieving the goals and objectives for the Senior Living Community by ensuring superior quality clinical services for residents. If you can do all of these things, and you’re outgoing, passionate, and ethical, then what are you waiting for? Apply today.

Why join the LivGenerations team?
We do more than build and operate senior living communities. At LivGenerations, we help people live fuller lives. We believe that providing senior living means giving people an unrivaled experience while treating everyone with respect and operating with fiscal responsibility. What makes us different? Our investment in people enables them to enjoy genuine relationships, personal growth activities, and opportunities to provide meaningful service to others.

Responsibilities
Manage the day-to-day healthcare operations of this IL/ALZ Community to ensure residents’ healthcare needs are met
Provide overall clinical leadership to care services team
Coordinate nursing/resident services to ensure the continuity of the resident’s total regimen of care
Recruit, hire and train team members to ensure the highest quality of care is consistently provided
Supervise all care staff, including interviewing, evaluating, training, mentoring, assigning work schedules, developing performance improvement plans
Participate in the development, implementation and enforcement of policies, procedures, and systems in accordance with state and federal guidelines and company standards.
Execute the Quality Assurance Program
Adhere to the department’s budgetary obligations
Effectively Communicate with physicians and family members
Resolve concerns regarding resident care with all constituents in a timely manner
Provide hands-on resident care as needed or warranted
Perform ongoing nursing assessments/observations of residents’ physical and psycho-social needs, and coordinate with other departments to assure quality care
Provide continuity of care for those residents receiving home health care, hospice services, and other third party healthcare-related services
Ensure proper and timely records reporting in your department in accordance with state and federal guidelines and company standards
Supervise and coordinate admissions, assessments, and care plans to assure accuracy, timeliness and completeness so they are personalized
Perform on-site assessments of residents admitted to hospitals or skilled nursing facilities for treatment, and maintain contact with resident’s family and discharge planner with the view to returning to the community
Ensure Resident Confidentiality and HIPPA regulations are compliant
Document and report care provided and resident observations including unusual or significant changes in physical, mental or behavioral conditions
Maintain a working knowledge of state regulations, policies and procedures, dictated for compliance
Assist with medication and treatment administration and ensure medications are administered per physician orders
As directed, review and coordinate completion of incident reports that are health and injury related and develop/monitor plans of correction in accordance with policies and procedures

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Qualifications
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
Active RN or LPN licensure in the State of Arizona. Must be in good standing
Minimum of three years of progressive Nurse Management experience in Assisted Living including experience working with dementia or Alzheimer’s residents
Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with Geriatric Nursing and care services for a wide variety of residents
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences, both internal (care staff, nurses, executives, etc.) and external (families, residents, physicians, vendors, etc.)
Must be able to work occasional nights/weekends and holidays as required and to be on call via telephone for nursing related emergencies
Current Fingerprint Card
Current First Aid and CPR certifications
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