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Resident Care Director

Company: Commonwealth Senior Living
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Resident Care DirectorUS-TN-Oak RidgeJob ID: 2022-11867Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: Resident CareCommonwealth Senior Living at Oak RidgeOverview$750 sign-on bonus! Commonwealth Senior Living is currently seeking a Resident Care Director who is a nurse leader focused on the people! The successful candidate is detail oriented, compassionate and friendly, with the ability to build strong relationships with the residents, their families, staff, and leadership team. This key role is eligible for a lucrative incentive program, including earning a longevity bonus after 5 years of service! Benefits:

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Health Savings Accounts
  • 401k available to all Commonwealth Senior Living associates
  • Reimbursement and Grant
  • Employee Assistance Fund
  • Ability to grow your career/advance your careerAreas of Responsibility:
    • Models the company's core values that treats every resident and family member as a personal customer.
    • Responsible for the appropriate retention of residents in the community.
    • Ensures provision of services to the residents and ensures that all Federal and State policies governing resident care are closely monitored and carried out.
    • Interview, hire, evaluate, motivate, and monitor the performance of the care staff in the community.
    • Coordinate departmental schedule and ensure adequate staffing in accordance with company standards, policies, procedures, budgets, and state law.
    • Oversees continuing education programs for direct care staff in the community, as regulated by Federal and State licensing requirements.
    • Conducts orientation for new team members of the department to ensure that all employees are knowledgeable of the goals, policies, and procedures of the department.
    • Conducts interviews/observations on a continual basis of residents to alert Executive Director, family, and other appropriate individuals of any changes in the physical or emotional health of the resident.
    • Supports administration in referral development and maintaining a high census.
    • Act as care manager and resource person for the residents and their families.
    • Sets goals and measures outcomes in order to effectively lead a successful care team.
    • Other duties as assigned.Responsibilities
      • Models a business philosophy that treats every resident and family member as a personal customer.
      • Responsible for the retention of residents in the community.
      • Ensures provision of services to the residents and ensures that all Federal and State policies governing resident care are closely monitored and carried out.
      • Interview, hire, evaluate, motivate, and monitor the performance of the care staff in the community. Recruitment and selection should focus on qualified candidates who model our core values with an interest in care.
      • Ensure the completion of assessments on all residents twice per year, as required by State of Virginia licensing requirements.
      • Coordinate departmental schedule and ensure adequate staffing in accordance with company standards, policies, procedures, budgets, and state law.
      • Oversees continuing education programs for direct care staff in the community, as regulated by Federal and State licensing requirements.
      • Conducts orientation for new team members of the department to ensure that all employees are knowledgeable of the goals, policies, and procedures of the department.
      • Conduct interviews/observations on a continual basis of residents to alert Executive Director, family, and other appropriate individuals of any changes in the physical or emotional health of the resident.
      • Supports administration in referral development and maintaining a high census.
      • Act as care manager and resource person for the residents and their families.
      • Measures outcomes, set goals and leads the care team to achieve those outcome goals
      • Other duties as assignedQualifications
        • Current LPN or RN license.
        • 2-5 years' experience providing resident care to the elderly in a supervisory role, or similarly related experience with specialized memory care programs.
        • Experience with resident assessment and care planning.
        • Ability to show sincere compassion towards cognitively impaired older adults. Demonstrates genuine concern for the physical and emotional needs of the elderly and their families.
        • Ability to perform calculations in support of personnel actions, budget, and other financial responsibilities.
        • Understand and conceptualize complex concepts, as well as ability to make appropriate decisions in stressful situations.
        • High level communication skills, both verbal and written.
        • Able to live out Commonwealth Senior Living's Noble selling purpose - "We improve the lives of seniors, their families, and each other."Commonwealth Senior Living requires COVID vaccination for all employees. Commonwealth Senior Living is a recognized leader in senior living, employing around 2,000 associates, and is a four consecutive year recipient of the Great Place to Work certification! Director of Wellness, LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse, Director of Nursing, Resident Care Director, Resident Care Director, Resident Care DirectorPI182456135

Keywords: Commonwealth Senior Living, Knoxville , Resident Care Director, Executive , Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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