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Director of Nursing (Wellness Director) - (Nurse-RN/LPN)

Company: Presidential Place
Location: Nokomis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

If you are an LPN or RN with experience within the senior living industry we may have the perfect opportunity for you! We are currently accepting applications for the position of Wellness Director for our gorgeous Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community! If you have a passion for caring for seniors and helping them to live purposeful lives while leading a team of dynamic wellness professionals, this is the opportunity for you! Apply today! Heartis Venice, an AgeWell Solvere Living managed community, is currently hiring for our waterfront luxury-style senior living community located in Venice, Florida. At Heartis Venice, we have a passion for serving the Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care residents that call our community home. Come be a part of the excitement! Apply today and join our amazing team! As a certified Great Place to Work for five years in a row, AgeWell Solvere Living proudly offers: Medical, Dental and Vision benefits Company-paid Life Insurance and Voluntary Disability Paid Time off and Holidays 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan At AgeWell Solvere Living we value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - you can learn more about our philosophy by clicking on the link below: Our Declaration for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Responsibilities: The Wellness Director (Nursing/RN/LPN) reports to the General Manager and is responsible for the administration of nursing services. He/she directs, plans, and coordinates the services and activities of professional nursing and auxiliary nursing personnel in rendering resident care. The Wellness Director will interpret policy and regulations to all nursing personnel and ensure compliance. Responsibilities include: analysis and evaluation of nursing and related services rendered to ensure quality of resident care; oversight of resident healthcare service's needs, including the overall medication delivery system and the coordination of in-service training for the Wellness department; contributes directly and positively to the team approach to quality resident care by attending to and assisting with a variety of physical, emotional, and social needs to help residents maintain the highest level of independence possible. Responsible for ensuring clinical services are provided in accordance with state regulations, accepted clinical standards, and Community policies & procedures. Assists in the coordination and management of nursing and personal care associate services provided to residents. Provides nursing services to residents: Resident Instruction Wellness Counseling Health Promotion Disease Prevention Provides care and services to residents whose conditions are chronic and stable. Verifying resident's medication regimen with physicians or healthcare practitioners for Residents who require supervision. Provides assistance to Residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, hygiene and mobility, if needed. Is aware and knowledgeable of the federal and state laws and regulations regarding assisted living/memory care and the regulations of the state's nursing commission; ensures and maintains regulatory compliance with all such regulations. Assists in the coordination and management of care and services for residents through the following: Move-In Process Pre move-in wellness review, review of paperwork, and initial Resident Service Plan Development. Wellness Review and Plan Identifies need for additional assessment, health monitoring, or other coordination of care needs. Initiates Resident Wellness Plan review process. Coordinates Resident healthcare in collaboration with residents, their families, and outside healthcare agencies, including referral when indicated. Conducts regular Wellness Plan Reviews with Resident families, including meetings with responsible parties and including appropriate staff whenever changes in care levels occur. Staff Training, Education and Supervision: Coordinates and participates in initial job-specific orientation and training through routine review of training documents, in accordance with community policies & procedures. Coordinates and conducts continuing training and education on a regular basis, as identified through routine auditing. Reviews documentation and communication of Wellness Associates. Supervises assigned personnel in the delivery of nursing services and assistance with activities. Proper and accurate documentation. Delegation: May provide RN delegation, if an RN, in accordance with state regulations and Community policy. Available after-hours for issues related to current resident needs; may be required to return to the Community or to conduct offsite assessment at certain times. Infection Control: Maintains compliance with Community policies on Immunizations, Infection Control, and Infectious Disease Management. Move-Out/Discontinuation of Services: Assists Residents who no longer require services. Quality Assurance: Completes routine auditing of all resident care systems, in accordance with all QA tools. Prepares monthly Wellness staffing schedule. Available after hours to be on-call for situations related to resident care. Provides weekly reports to General Manager regarding any issues associated with the provision of core services for the Solvere Living Managed Community and prepares summaries to be provided to the governing authority, in accordance with the schedule established by the governing authority. Participates in other resident care services and community-related duties, as assigned by the General Manager. Follows all emergency procedures. Understands all safety policies and procedures. Communicates effectively with General Manager and other community team members. Qualifications: Must be a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse licensed to practice in the State with either of the following: A baccalaureate degree in nursing and a minimum of two (2) years of full time, or the equivalent of full-time, clinical experience in nursing, at least one year of which shall be in a home healthcare agency or Community health program that included care of the sick at home; or A diploma or associates degree in nursing and at least four (4) years of full-time, or the equivalent of full-time, clinical experience in nursing within the past ten (10) years, at least (1) year of which shall be in a home healthcare agency or Community health program that included care of the sick at home. Experience and passion in working with seniors. Able to perform tasks which may be physically demanding such as pushing, bending, and lifting up to 60 pounds. Able to maintain positive working relationships with Residents, their families, peers, and other staff members. In good physical and emotional health and free of communicable diseases Able to perform frequent lifting, pushing, pulling, moving of equipment, bending, and stooping. Able to spend long periods of time on foot. Able to react quickly in any situation.

Keywords: Presidential Place, Palmetto , Director of Nursing (Wellness Director) - (Nurse-RN/LPN), Executive , Nokomis, Florida

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