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Health and Wellness Director (LVN or RN)

Company: The Legacy at Santa Fe
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title/Position: Health and Wellness Director (HWD): JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: The HWD is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of resident care in the assisted living and memory care community. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Health and Wellness Director must exhibit the following competencies: * Critical Thinking: Synthesize complex and diverse information; collect and objectively weigh data; use experience, intuition, and critical thinking to complement data; and design effective processes and workflows. * Results Orientation: Assist the Community in achieving or exceeding identified strategic goals in resident service excellence, internal systems and processes, learning and growth initiatives, and financial health. * Leadership: Inspire the trust of others; balance team and individual responsibilities; give and welcome feedback; exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views, contribute to holding each other accountable and building a positive team spirit; put the success of team above own interests. * Integrity and Ethics: Treat people with respect and individuality regardless of their status or the situation; do what you say; be fair and equitable in all interactions; be a good steward of company resources; actively contribute toward employees' success and the Community's goals; uphold organizational values. * Dependability: Maintain work behavior that invites trust and reliance; role model positive attendance and punctuality standards; ensure work responsibilities are completed correctly and are covered when absent; arrive at meetings and appointments prepared and on time. * Professionalism: Uphold high works standards that reflect the company's purpose and goals; accept responsibility for own actions; react to challenges positively and calmly; provide leadership in maintaining highest technical and customer service standards for the benefit of the residents served. * Innovation: Meet challenges with creativity and resourcefulness; remain open to change, others ideas, and trying new things; generate suggestions for improving work processes, services and products. * Oral Communication: Speak persuasively, with intention and thought, in both positive and negative situations; fully listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; demonstrate group presentation skills; participate in meetings without dominating others. * Written Communication: Write clearly and informatively; present numerical data effectively; read and interpret written information; ensure adequate, effective communication with all team members to maintain company values, goals, and culture. * Quality: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; monitor and self-correct own work processes and outcomes; apply feedback from others to improve performance. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Leadership * Demonstrates support of the corporate mission (by actions and attitude), policies and procedures and assures consistent compliance within the memory care program * Establishes departmental goals consistent with corporate goals and objectives. * Organizes and facilitates regular staff meetings with the goal of positive, motivating team building, as well as staff problem solving and support. * Facilitates appropriate upward and downward communication. * Communicates identified needs and potential solutions to appropriate manager. * Communicates positively with residents, families, and community professionals regarding the community and its benefits. * Implements corporate policies, procedures, and guidelines. 2. Health and Wellness Program * Participates in pre-admission screenings of prospective new residents. * Leads high quality innovative health and wellness programs in the community * Daily oversight of the operations in the health and wellness department. * Responsible for implementing resident evaluations and service plans * Responsible for participating in resident/family care plan meetings and updating the service plan as necessary * Participates in direct care of resident as needed 3. Human Resources Management * Recruits, orientates, and trains health and wellness care staff. * Responsible for overseeing and ensuring new hire orientation and annual training for all assisted living staff, directly or delegated. * Staffing and scheduling team members in the assisted living to reflect a continuum of care. * Ensures that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are in place. * Encourages staff development and education. * Maintains a culture, which attracts keeps and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people. QUALIFICATIONS: * Minimum one (1) years' management experience in senior living or related health programs preferred. * Demonstrated effective leadership skills in fiscal clinical management, strategic planning, and program and staff development. * Must be computer proficient in typing and various programs, including background in EMR. * Ability to work with and supervise others as an effective team builder and team player. * Skilled at establishing/maintaining working relationships with key staff, marketing contacts, and clinical staff to ensure thorough understanding of LifeWell Senior Living services. * Ability to effectively evaluate performance and take corrective actions when necessary. * Ability to work autonomously, take initiative, set priorities, organize work, and make independent decisions. * Excellent communication skills, including public speaking, both verbal and written. * Subject to criminal background check and drug screening. * Holds current unencumbered license in the state of employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse * Holds current CPR certification WORKING CONDITIONS: * Able to work full time with some weekend work * On-Call per manager schedule. * This position is paid a salary intended to cover all hours worked during the week, knowing those hours may sometimes exceed eight hours in a day or forty hours in a week and may fluctuate from week to week.

Keywords: The Legacy at Santa Fe, Santa Fe , Health and Wellness Director (LVN or RN), Healthcare , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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