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Career Opportunities

Serving older Americans now and for generations to come requires professionals that are up to the task. Here you will find  listings of current job openings at the state and national level.  Have you considered a career in Aging Services?  Link

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May 17, 2017

Resident Services Coordinator

SHAG Foundation: Seattle, Thurston, Pierce, King, Snohomish and Whatcom County as designated

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Resident Services Coordinator will be responsible for the critical wellness of all residents of SHAG communities within their portfolio. The RSC will coordinate – in close partnership with community leadership from a given SHAG property, resident and outside volunteers, local neighborhood agencies and partnerships – resident life programs, activities and events in the areas of nutrition, fitness and enrichment; work closely with Resident Wellness Counselors and Community Programs and Partnerships to provide resource connections; and thorough, timely and accurate tracking of relevant data points in the GRACE database for workflow and for developing vital metrics for SHAG operations. All of these components enhance quality of resident life through empathetic listening, efficiency of referrals, impartiality, program sustainability and appropriate advocacy.

Essential Functions:
• Engage with site-staff as well as residents to develop community-wide understanding of the Resident Services Coordinator (RSC) role in the SHAG community.
• Maintain clearly designated schedule at each property in portfolio – assigning priority and focus based on community size.
• Assist residents with basic need referrals (i.e., transportation, finding dental care, financial assistance).
• Connecting higher complexity and mental health resident situations to the appropriate Resident Wellness Counselor.
• Consistently utilize Agency database for timely tracking of Resident Engagements (i.e., progress notes, care plans, referrals made, follow-up dates).
• Maximize resources for efficiency of referral process and successful issue resolution.
• Promote enhanced integration with Operations leadership through sharing of stories, best practices, themes and overall community disposition for purposes of increasing resident satisfaction, early identification of potential risks and enhancing strategic insights.
• Model clarity and efficiency of communication with site-staff, Portfolio Managers and others through accuracy of detail and inclusion of appropriate individuals. Attend to
role definitions for efficiency and confidence – engaging Resident Services Coordinator, Resident Wellness Counselor, site and Portfolio Manager roles appropriately in various situations.
• Practice quality interpersonal communication skills including rapport building and empathy with clear boundaries and the highest level of respect and confidentiality when handling paperwork, phone calls, and conversations.
• Execute special projects as identified (i.e. Hoarding Grant, Bed Bug Education, Gazette).
• Attentively function in line with SHAG mission and core values.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Must have a valid WA State driver’s license and driver’s insurance.

Open Date/Close Date: until filled.

How to Apply: Please submit both cover letter and resume to Foundation-Careers@shag.org

May 17, 2017

LPN/RN Resident Care Manager

ERA Living of Seattle. If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application! Please visit our careers site, http://www.eraliving.com/about/careers/

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Resident Care Manager is responsible for leading a dynamic team of Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), overseeing the day-to-day care of our Assisted Living residents. This role will contribute to the assessment of residents, participate in developing care plans and implement healthcare services.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Current WA State LPN or RN.
• Experience working with older adults, long-term care residents and gerontology knowledge; 1+ years of knowledge of boarding home regulations as they apply to assisted living preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to manage staff.
• Familiarity with MS Office Suite.
• Ability to pass DSHS and State background check, required.

Additional Information: Competitive Compensation and a Complete Benefits Package including:
• Company Sponsored Health Plan
• 401k with Generous Employer Match
• PTO & Sick Leave
• Leadership & Longevity Bonuses
• The advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements!

Open Date / Close Date: 08/03/2017

How to Apply: For immediate consideration, please apply online today at: https://careers-eraliving.icims.com/jobs/1892/personal-service-coordinator/job

May 17, 2017

Executive Director

Warm Beach Senior Community With a rich history of more than 50 years, Warm Beach Senior Community has been providing a stimulating and supportive environment for seniors. A Christ–centered, people–focused non-profit ministry of the Free Methodist Church, Warm Beach Senior Community (WB) promotes a lifestyle of physical, intellectual and spiritual vitality through meaningful activities enhanced by convenient services and excellent health care. Warm Beach Senior Community, a Life Plan Community (CCRC) is situated on a 90-acre campus just south of Stanwood, Washington in the midst of tall fir and cedar trees, adjacent to 22 miles of trails and next to the Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center, with scenic Port Susan Bay just minutes west. Warm Beach Senior Community provides housing and services to more than 300 residents in a variety of living arrangements such as Independent Living (81), Assisted Living (34), Affordable Housing (46), and Manor Estates mobile park (48).

Job Description/Essential Duties: Primary responsibility include the day-to-day management of the community with a resident population not common in CCRCs. Management duties include oversight of Health Care Administrator (HSA) who manages the onsite Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) and Assisted Living Center and other Department Directors.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: 7+ years of successful experience in a senior leadership or executive role at a senior living community. Bachelor’s Degree required. A Master’s degree, experience working with a Board of Directors, and an active Nursing Home Administrator’s license a plus. Candidates must be respectful and supportive of the values of the organization and exemplify the highest standards of leadership and integrity.

Mission Statement:
“Warm Beach Senior Community provides quality housing and supportive services in a serene, natural setting. We demonstrate Christ’s love by: (1) preserving the dignity of residents, staff and volunteers, (2) addressing physical, spiritual, social and emotional needs, and (3) fostering fullness of life and independence.”

Open Date / Close Date: 7/12/17

How to Apply: To apply, please contact James Munn at CliftonLarsonAllen Search
Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent (including E-mail and Phone): James.Munn@CLAConnect.com or 206-496-2669

May 17, 2017

Assistant Nurse Manager – LPN

Horizon House is a vibrant continuing care retirement community located in the heart of downtown Seattle. Our beautiful campus is home for seniors of every age and stage. For those who are seeking an active lifestyle, we offer Independent Living apartments and a myriad of resident-driven activities, as well as all that the city has to offer. For those who need a little assistance with daily activities of living, Supported Living, Horizon House’s unique approach to assisted living, allows you to live independently while still receiving the services you need. We also provide memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Our Medical and Dental clinic is open seven days a week to meet the needs of all of our residents. Horizon House responds to your care needs as they change, meaning you will always be able to call Horizon House “home.”

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Assistant Nurse Manager supports the Neighborhood Nurse Managers and Director of Culture and Care with systems, processes and policy development; hires and on boards Elder Care Assistants (ECAs); administers, organizes and conducts training programs for Supported Living employees and supervises the Staffing Coordinator. Training will include but is not limited to state, federal and DSHS required training as well as supervisory, customer service and other non-mandatory courses. The position reports to the Director of Culture and Care with indirect reporting to the Neighborhood Nurse Managers.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Collaborates with Neighborhood Nurse Managers and Director of Culture and Care on systems, processes and policy development, enhancements and implementation.
2. In coordination with Human Resources, interviews, hires and on boards both regular and on call ECAs.
3. Completes new ECA orientation and skills checks follow up.
4. Provides and performs regular skills training and skills checks to contribute to the ECA performance evaluations.
5. Completes Medication Assistant training and monitoring.
6. Supervises the Staffing Coordinator and ensures schedules are created timely and within the requirements of Horizon House and SEIU 775 union contract.
7. Collaborates with the Staffing Coordinator and Neighborhood Nurse Managers on staff requirements to meets resident care needs based on occupancy and acuity levels.
8. Researches, analyzes and keeps abreast of new techniques and developments in training and in regulatory issues relating to training specifically in a healthcare environment.
9. Implements staff training programs in response to changing regulatory requirements. Conducts and/or coordinates for the majority of general training for Supported Living staff, including First Aid/CPR, DSHS approved Dementia and Mental Health classes and HIV training.
10. Introduces, facilitates, proctors and manages on-line training program for mandatory CEUs and other topics. Oversees ECA CEU and certification compliance.
11. Develops, administers and evaluates training needs using pre- and post-training assessment tools such as surveys and tests.
12. Prepares, purchases and distributes training aids such as handouts, evaluation forms, pamphlets and other tools.
13. Schedules staff and trainers for training programs as applicable.
14. Monitors and provides advance reminders of training requirements. Provides direction to ensure compliance and to remedy any out-of-compliance issues for all mandatory training.
15. Makes arrangements/reservations for training facilities and ensures that set-up, including necessary materials and equipment, are in place.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Effective written and verbal communication skills essential. Must possess effective interpersonal skills including teamwork and problem solving. The ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously is also essential. Ability to work with a diverse employee community at various cultural, language and educational levels is imperative. A proven history showing initiative required. 24/7 facility requires flexibility and willingness to provide training during all shifts and weekends as needed.

Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required:
A degree in nursing or experience in a staff development position equivalent preferably in a healthcare environment. LPN certification and active nursing license required. A minimum of 5 years of experience (full-time, part-time or contract) providing training to adults. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Publisher or equivalent programs required. Experience and/or knowledge of adult-learning training techniques and requirements required. Experience providing training to a diverse, English-as-second-language audience highly desirable. Previous experience in an Assisted Living environment and knowledge of applicable regulations required.

Salary: DOE and highly competitive; $5,000 Hiring Bonus

Additional Information: Full time, exempt; eligible for 100% company paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

Open Date / Close Date 5/24/2017

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to hire@horizonhouse.org with job title in subject line of email.

May 17, 2017

Plant Operations Director

Timber Ridge at Talus is a beautiful upscale retirement community located at the base of scenic Cougar Mountain in Issaquah.

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Plant Operations Director is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of all aspects of the physical plant; maintaining an effective preventative maintenance program; hiring, training, supervising and controlling the quality of the work of all plant personnel; coordinating of life safety and security programs; procuring of supplies, materials, and equipment, and assisting with budget preparation and operating within budgetary guidelines.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Qualified candidates will have:
• High School education required with thorough knowledge of plant operations and engineering.
• Bachelor degree in engineering or related field preferred.
• Prior work experience w/hospitality, hospital or residential communities desired.
• At least five years of experience in plant engineering and/or trades such as plumbing, electrical, painting, carpentry, refrigeration, ground maintenance, masonry or maintenance
• At least three years supervisory experience

Additional Information: Timber Ridge at Talus offers:
• competitive wages
• benefits, including: medical, dental and vision insurance
• life insurance
• tuition assistance
• generous PTO
• direct deposit

Open Date / Close Date: until filled (approximately 6 weeks)

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to:
Human Resources
Timber Ridge at Talus, 100 Timber Ridge Way NW, Issaquah, WA 98027
fax: 425-427-5207 * naylorvalerie@timberridgelcs.com

May 17, 2017

Director of Nursing Services

Rose Villa of Portland, OR.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Autonomy. Choice. Individuality. Purpose. Community. Do you share these core values? Do you have a passion for serving elders? Then, keep reading! Rose Villa, an independent, non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community is seeking a Director of Nursing Services (DNS). The Nursing Services at Rose Villa include Madrona Grove Supportive Living, which is a nursing facility (ICF) serving 35 to 40 clients; a clinic offering physician services and nursing care to residents who reside in Rose Villa’s independent living community; and Avencia Home Care, our developing in-home care program.

This is an EXCITING time in Rose Villa’s evolution, and the DNS will have the opportunity to assist in designing both the building and programming for a brand new, household model ICF/SNF! We are looking for a DNS who can bring their expertise and insights to bear on this process and who will be excited about the challenges of navigating through the transition to a new model of care.

The DNS must be a strong leader with excellent nursing skills and a working knowledge of state and federal regulations for ICF nursing homes. Rose Villa has a focus on empowering those closest to the residents, the CNAs, to make decisions regarding care and to problem-solve when issues arise. The DNS is responsible for fostering this environment and must share this value.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: The DNS must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and must have experience working with an elder population. Management experience is required as is proficiency in Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Salary (Optional): Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Additional Information: We offer an excellent benefit package, which includes liberal paid time off, choice of medical plans, dental insurance, life insurance, one of the most generous retirement plans you will find anywhere, and access to our on-site fitness facilities.

Open Date/Close Date: until filled.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to ecornell@rosevilla.org or in person at 13505 SE River Road Portland, OR 97222.

April 19, 2017

Admissions Coordinator

Warm Beach Senior Community of Stanwood, is a non-profit ministry of the Free Methodist Church with 50 years of service to the elderly and the community. We offer competitive wages, and a great team environment.

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Admissions Coordinator is primarily responsible for overseeing all Marketing and admissions screenings for the Healthcare Center and Cedar Court. The Admissions Coordinator screens prospective residents on both the acute and community setting, performs on-site clinical and financial assessments to determine appropriateness of admission and works with residents/families to ensure an efficient admission process

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
1. Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Current registration in this state preferred.
2. Three years of responsible experience, preferably in a long-term care facility as a licensed nurse.
3. Excellent management skills or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.
4. Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, to complete required documentation.
5. Respect for the principles of resident rights, confidentiality, EEO and ADA

Open Date / Close Date: 4/15/17 – 5/31/17

How to Apply: www.warmbeach.org/employment and complete online application.

May 17, 2017

MDS Coordinator

Heron’s Key, Gig Harbor, WA

Job Description/Essential Duties: Under limited supervision, develops, completes, and transmits resident assessments (MOS) in accordance with current Federal and State standards. Applies comprehensive knowledge of MOS processes, performs utilization reviews, and has knowledge of Quality Improvement and Care Planning. Ensures Medicare A and B recipients have the appropriate length of stay and receive the appropriate care. Verifies billing aspects of Medicare are thoroughly documented and reimbursed as appropriate.

Required Education!Traininq/Exoerience or Special Skiffs: Education
• Completion of Accredited Licensed Nursing Program (RN)
• Bachelors of Science in Nursing (Preference)
Experience training –
• Minimum one year experience as an RN.
• Proficient computer skills necessary to complete documentation, review electronic health records and communicate with team members.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations –
• Current RN license
• Current CPR certification
• MDS Certification or willingness to complete within 3 months

Additional Information:
Open Date/Close Date: 6/10/17

Environmental Services Supervisor Position at Heron’s Key, Gig Harbor, WA

Job Description/Essential Duties: Under general supervision,direct and inspect work of housekeepers,janitors and laundry team members, ensuring that quality and cleanliness standards are being met. Coordinates and performs the activities of the housekeeping program to ensure the community is maintained in a sanitary, attractive and orderly condition. As a representative and team member of environmental services department, this position is expected to present oneself in a manner that reflects professionalism and ensures resident satisfaction.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Education -High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience/Training – Minimum two years’ experience performing general housekeeping. Prior supervisory experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations -None

Open Date/Close Date: 6/10/17

How to Apply: visit www.heronskey.org for application

May 17, 2017

HR Director

Emerald Heights of Redmond WA is a member of Emerald Communities, has been operating as a not-for-profit, retirement living community in Redmond, WA since the early’90s, and we know what it takes to create remarkable retirement experiences. We’ve been the choice of thousands of area seniors seeking a self-driven lifestyle with value, stability, health care and true independence. People are drawn to our warm, friendly, neighborhood feel;the security of LifeCare; top-notch services and amenities; and the diverse group of vibrant residents and staff who create our culture and call Emerald Heights home. It’s wonderfully different from other Eastside communities.

In order to attract and retain superior employees, Emerald Heights is committed to being an “Employer of Choice,” offering competitive salaries,attractive benefits,and a safe and supportive workplace. These efforts increase employee satisfaction and retention.

Our Benefits go Beyond the Basics
We offer a work atmosphere that is friendly yet challenging as we provide opportunities for employees to learn and grow in an environment where they are recognized for their contributions and years of service.
We are currently seeking a Human Resources Director to join our team. The HR Director has a strong focus on employee relations and compliance . As a key member of Emerald Communities and Emerald Heights the Director will provide HR leadership and consultation services for all Emerald Communities with sole and direct responsibil ty for HR services at Emerald Heights.

The Director will have indirect supervision and support (dotted-line) over HR functions and HR teams at a brand new, sister community in Gig Harbor, Heron’s Key.. The Director leads,guides and carries out responsibilities in staffing,new hire processing and orientation, employee & labor relations, performance management and compensation administration, payroll,training, safety, employee recognition program administration, workplace investigations, benefits & leave administration,ADA interactive process,workers’ compensation claims administration and management, unemployment claims management.As a representative and team member of human resources, this position is expected to present oneself in a manner that reflects professionalism and ensures resident satisfaction.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Under limited supervision from the Executive Director Emerald Heights & CEO Emerald Communities, the HR Director performs senior level human resources generalist work with a strong focus on employee relations and compliance. As a key member of Emerald Communities and Emerald Heights the Director will provide HR leadership and consultation services for all Emerald Communities with sole and direct responsibility for HR services at Emerald Heights. The Director will have indirect supervision and support (dotted-line) over Heron’s Key HR functions and HR teams.The Director Leads, guides and carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas – staffing, new hire processing and orientation, employee & labor relations,performance management and compensation administration,payroll, training,safety,employee recognition program administration,workplace investigations,benefits & leave administration,ADA interactive process,workers’ compensation claims administration and management, unemployment claims management. As a representative and team member of human resources, this position is expected to present oneself in a manner that reflects professionalism and ensures resident satisfaction.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Education –
• Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to Human Resources work (Sociology, Psychology, Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources, Industrial/Labor Relations); Master’s degree preferred.

Experience / training
• Five to seven years of progressive and directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience in employee and labor relations, delivering and implementing HR programs.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
• PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Preferred

Open Date/Close Date: 6/30/17
How to Apply: visit www.emeraldheights.com and complete the application process

Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent: humanresources@emeraldheights.com 425-556-8156

May 17, 2017

Staff Development Coordinator

Emerald Heights of Redmond WA.

Job Description/Essential Duties: Assesses and identifies training needs through evaluation of staff and by keeping abreast of relevant medical advances;
• Provides in-service education for employees with emphasis on regulatory guidelines including OBRA, as well as other federal and state regulatory guidelines.
• Evaluates effectiveness of training programs, providing recommendations for improvement;
• Meets training requirements established by policy and OBRA in terms of necessary hours and topics available to Team;
• Provides in-services for team members campus wide as necessary;
• Provides new employee orientation for Team;
• Participates in outside educational programs in order to keep abreast of changes in the medical field;
• Develops and maintains professional contacts to network for guest speakers and topics for in- services;
• Provides individualized training when necessary for Team;
• Attends in-service training workshops and meetings as required;
• Conducts work tasks safely and in compliance with the facility safety program;
• Provides effective and courteous service to all residents, guests and co-workers;
• Performs various related essential duties as required;
• May perform Direct Care duties as required.
• Ensures licensure I certification of department team members are current and active

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Education: Completion of Accredited Licensed Nursing Program (RN) Experience/Training:
• Clinical observation and assessment skills
• Proficient computer skills necessary to complete documentation, review electronic health records and communicate with team members.
• Minimum of two years of nursing experience or one year as a nursing supervisor

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
• Current RN license in Applicable State
• Current CPR certification
• Must have a SDC certification per state regulation

Preferences:
• Bachelors of Science in Nursing
• Skilled Nursing or Senior Care experience


Open Date/Close Date:
6/10/17
How to Apply: Visit www.emeraldheights.com

Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent: humanresources@emeraldheights.com 425-556-8156

April 19, 2017

Administrator

Panorama, Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Lacey, WA. A nonprofit organization, is a premier continuing care retirement community (CCRC) for active, independent seniors. Located on a picturesque 140-acre campus in Lacey, Washington, roughly 60 miles southwest of Seattle, 118 miles northwest of Portland, OR, and minutes away from the state capital, Olympia, WA, Panorama is the largest CCRC in the Pacific Northwest and is home to 1,250 residents hailing from 45 states.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Alford Executive Search has been exclusively retained by Panorama, a premier continuing care retirement community, in their search for an exceptional, innovative and dynamic Administrator for their Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. S/he will be relationship-focused, trustworthy, optimistic, and visibly engaged with a wide variety of stakeholders. The Administrator will be a confident, self-directed professional who possesses a current, unencumbered Washington State Nursing Home Administrator’s license or has a letter of good standing in another state and is willing to start the application process for Washington State as a condition of offer. S/he must have experience working with Medicare, Medicaid, insurance programs and private pay, and be knowledgeable about current laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to long-term care administration in the state of Washington.

Panorama is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The organization values diversity and believes that a diverse staff with diverse talents allows us to achieve organizational, strategic and community goals.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Specific requirements include:
• A demonstrated passion for Panorama Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s mission and vision, bringing an approach that promotes mission first while maintaining the mindset of a solid business operation.
• Bachelor’s degree in related field required; advanced degree preferred.
• Current unencumbered state of Washington nursing home administrator’s license, or application in progress with a current license in good standing held in another state with similar licensing requirements.
• Minimum five years’ experience as administrator in a skilled nursing facility of comparable size and scope.
• Experience working with Medicare, Medicaid, insurance programs and private pay.
• Must be knowledgeable of reimbursement regulation and nursing practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to long-term care administration, including changes instituted nationally in November of 2016.
• Experience in building and leading a team of professionals and fostering a culture of collaboration and cooperation.
• Career track record that shows stability with an organization and a capacity to develop and nurture relationships that culminate in an organization’s exemplary quality of care in a facility or facilities recognized publicly for this quality.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Serve as a team player who can accept advice to ensure the fulfillment of Panorama’s mission.
• Creative problem solver and strong collaborator.

Additional Information:
The search is being managed by Laura Weinman, Senior Consultant and Heather A. Eddy, President and CEO of Alford Executive Search, a division of KEES. Questions may be addressed to Laura Weinman at lweinman@alfordexecutivesearch.com.
Alford Executive Search, a division of KEES, is a retained search firm dedicated to building transformative teams and leaders in the nonprofit and public sectors.

Open Date/Close Date: 4/3/17-6/3/17

How to Apply:
To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at https://alfordexecutivesearch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2713pbnv3fq.
All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. No applications will be accepted via email.

April 19, 2017

Life Enrichment Associate

Horizon House is a vibrant continuing care retirement community located in the heart of downtown Seattle. Our beautiful campus is home for seniors of every age and stage. For those who are seeking an active lifestyle, we offer Independent Living apartments and a myriad of resident-driven activities, as well as all that the city has to offer. For those who need a little assistance with daily activities of living, Supported Living, Horizon House’s unique approach to assisted living, allows you to live independently while still receiving the services you need. We also provide memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Our Medical and Dental clinic is open seven days a week to meet the needs of all of our residents. Horizon House responds to your care needs as they change, meaning you will always be able to call Horizon House “home.”

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Provides meaningful programs and individualized activities for residents of Supported Living.

Essential Job Duties:
1. Assesses individual resident’s needs and interests and contributes to resident’s activities plan.
2. Develops, plans and conducts activities with individuals and groups.
3. Invites residents to activities and provides necessary transport or escort.
4. Skillfully communicates with older adults, including those with memory loss and other impairments.

Secondary Job Duties:
1. Determines supply needs to support programs and acquires supplies as appropriate.
2. Attends department staff meetings; represents department at meetings as requested.
3. Participates in training, in-services, seminars, and workshops as appropriate.
4. Distributes monthly activities calendar as needed.
5. Uses activities equipment and supplies.
6. Participate on organizational quality improvement circles as requested.
7. Other projects as assigned by supervisory staff.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Proven interest in the older adult population. Proven skill communicating with older adults. Demonstrate correct body mechanics for lifting and transferring elders and for ambulating elders with assistance.

Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred some college preferred. Minimum one (1) year experience working with older adults in long-term care or equivalent.

Additional Information: Full time, Monday through Friday, with some evenings and weekends; eligible for 100% company paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

Open Date / Close Date: 4/10/2017 till 5/10/2017

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to hire@horizonhouse.org with job title in subject line of email.

April 19, 2017

Maintenance Supervisor

Kawabe Memorial House of Seattle is an Affordable, Independent housing for seniors

Job Description/Essential Duties: Supervise, train, and schedule all maintenance, janitorial and security employees; manage supply purchases; establish and manage inventory of tools, supplies, equipment and appliance; manage third-party contractors; establish and manage facility preventive maintenance schedules and repairs; manage and supervise apartment repairs and turnovers ensuring quality completion; manage and supervise janitorial/maintenance activities for all common areas, inside and outside of the building.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Ability to read English, must be able to lift 50 pounds; must be able to problem solve and work independently; must be able to work well with others; 7 years previous experience in a similar position; five years supervisory experience; ability to work with a computer.

Salary: $50,000 annual

Additional Information: Medical/Dental; Retirement Plan; 10 paid holidays annually, paid vacation and sick time.

Open Date / Close Date: Closes when filled

How to Apply: Send resume to: Connie@KawabeHouse.org

April 19, 2017

Admissions Coordinator

Warm Beach Senior Community of Stanwood, is a non-profit ministry of the Free Methodist Church with 50 years of service to the elderly and the community. We offer competitive wages, and a great team environment.

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Admissions Coordinator is primarily responsible for overseeing all Marketing and admissions screenings for the Healthcare Center and Cedar Court. The Admissions Coordinator screens prospective residents on both the acute and community setting, performs on-site clinical and financial assessments to determine appropriateness of admission and works with residents/families to ensure an efficient admission process

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
1. Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Current registration in this state preferred.
2. Three years of responsible experience, preferably in a long-term care facility as a licensed nurse.
3. Excellent management skills or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.
4. Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, to complete required documentation.
5. Respect for the principles of resident rights, confidentiality, EEO and ADA

Open Date / Close Date: 4/15/17 – 5/31/17

How to Apply: www.warmbeach.org/employment and complete online application.

April 19, 2017

Director of Human Resources

Timber Ridge at Talus is a beautiful upscale retirement community and health center located at the base of scenic Cougar Mountain in Issaquah.

Job Description/Essential Duties: We are seeking a dynamic, fun-loving, hospitality-minded Human Resources Director who enjoys the challenge of wearing many different hats and being part of an extraordinary leadership team with the mission of serving seniors!

The Director of Human Resources oversees all aspects of Human Resources for the community, including Recruitment and Retention, Employee Relations, Personnel Policies & Procedures, Training & Performance Management, Compensation & Benefits, Compliance, Safety and Risk Management. This position reports to the Executive Director and provides leadership and support for the daily operation of the community.

Essential Functions:
• Develop and administer effective recruitment strategies
• Supervise, coordinate and perform all pre-employment screening and post-hire procedures
• Responsible for compliance with human resources related company policies as well as all applicable federal, state and local employment laws and regulations
• Maintain compliance of industry regulations, including strong attention to detail and record keeping
• Develop and administer all personnel policies & procedures
• Develop and implement staff training programs; maintain training records
• Conduct general new employee orientation; coordinate on-boarding for newly hired staff members
• Work with department directors and managers to facilitate annual performance evaluations, salary adjustments, progressive discipline and terminations
• Provide counsel and coaching to management team on human resources issues
• Investigate and resolve employee complaints and grievances; conduct conflict mediation
• Respond to unemployment claims and attends hearings and appeals as needed
• Actively handle employee injuries and Worker’s Compensation claims; create a culture of safety
• Create and monitor the community human resources budget
• Develop and implement comprehensive employee benefits program
• Employee retention and recognition programs
• Conduct exit interviews and maintain monthly Turnover Report
• Maintenance of personnel files and HRIS system
• Employee leave of absences, ensure compliance with department of labor standards
• Maintain a Drug Free Workplace Program
• Ability to connect and build strong relationships with staff members and create a culture of fun!

Timber Ridge at Talus is a community operated by Life Care Services (LCS), based in Des Moines, Iowa. We offer a beautiful and rewarding working environment with a great team of co-workers! We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. All Timber Ridge at Talus employees must pass criminal background checks, drug screening, and other pre-employment requirements.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in business, human resources or related field.
• Minimum 5 years of HR management experience
• Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience
• Previous experience in senior living, hospitality, healthcare or related industry preferred
• Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal labor and employment law
• Computer proficiency to include MS office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point)

• PHR/SPHR and/or SHRM Certified Professional
• Strong leader with superior customer service skills and professionalism
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills; strong analytical and problem solving abilities
• Ability to maintain confidentiality

Open Date / Close Date: Open until filled

How to Apply: Please send resume to:
Kim Siegel, Director of Human Resources, Timber Ridge at Talus
siegelkim@timberridgelcs.com * Fax: 425-427-5207

April 19, 2017

Director of Nursing Services

Heron’s Key a CCRC in Gig Harbor, WA

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Director of Nursing Services plan, directs, organizes, and evaluates nursing services to meet the total needs of the residents; ensures an efficient health facility operation in cooperation with other departments and in compliance with state and federal laws.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Completion of Accredited RN Program. BS Degree, Masters preferred or equivalent combination of education, training and related professional experience. Minimum 3-5 years of professional managerial experience in related field, clinical observation and assessment skills, proficient computer skills necessary to complete documentation, review electronic health records and communicate with team members.

Additional Information: Current RN license and CPR certification

Open Date / Close Date: 6/1/17

How to Apply: Visit the careers page of www.heronskey.org to download an application.
Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent (including E-mail and Phone): Submit applications to Stacey Scalf, HR Manager via email at staceys@heronskey.org, or via fax at 253-276-0891.

For questions, please contact Stacey Scalf at 253-495-4336.

April 19, 2017

Administrator

CRISTA Senior Living of Shoreline, a part of CRISTA Ministries mission is to bring joy and purpose to the lives of seniors, through communities that both inspire and engage. Within our two continuing care retirement communities, we’re dedicated to serving both seniors and the common good. That drive to serve is at the heart of all we do, and it has been for more than 60 years. Our spirit of serving is shared by many of our residents as well, as they partake in projects that better the world. Crista Senior Living’s communities include Cristwood Retirement Community, which is part of a beautiful multigenerational campus in northern Seattle; and Crista Shores, which is set right on Puget Sound.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Administrator provides overall leadership for the services of the skilled nursing facility, part of the CRISTA Senior Community with the goal of providing joy and purpose to seniors in a manner that meets regulatory requirements, standards of care and resident/family expectations. Responsibilities include providing oversight, coaching and management of the operations team to achieve facility objectives, both programmatic and fiscal. As the leader of the facility leadership team, the Administrator serves as a role-model of professionalism, expertise, Christian faith and service. This position also provides facility leadership in planning, budget and program development and participates as part of Senior Living leadership team.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: (Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and Competencies; May not include all duties of this job)

Resident Care Management:
• The Administrator and other Nursing and Rehabilitation Center management will develop program, financial and clinical strategic and operational goals in response to the changing health care environment and resident needs.
• Regulatory Management: Monitor and provide leadership in understanding and meeting compliance requirements with current regulations and health care policies. Represent the facility with federal, state and local agencies.
• Organizational Management: Establish and implement annual goals with the Operations Team in alignment with CRISTA and Senior Living objectives under the guidance of the Vice President of Senior Living. Develop, maintain and improve care and services to meet and exceed current standards of practice. Establish and maintain positive relationships with Nursing and Rehabilitation Center departments, residents, families, physicians, consultants, vendors, community, local, state and federal agencies and peers.
• Serve as facility point person to interact with corporate support services to ensure needs are met in corporate services (Finance, Human Resources, IT, Legal, Marketing and Facilities).
Financial Management:
• Prepare, submit and administer annual budgets, reports and records for the Nursing and Rehabilitation Center within context of the CCRC. Provide leadership to operations managers/supervisors in financial stewardship and monitoring budget supply and labor costs. Provide guidance for request for major equipment and supplies within the budget. Monitor case mix, RUGS and census as related to meeting revenue targets.
• Environmental Management: Work with CRISTA facilities department to maintain and improve buildings, grounds, and equipment. Ensure means and methods to provide a clean, attractive and homelike environment for residents, staff and visitors.
• Ensure overall safety focus that will address health, welfare and safety of residents, staff and visitors. Lead development of capital projects including regulatory submittals for approval and provide oversight of work provided by contracted vendors in collaboration with Facilities department.

Additional Functions:
• Participate as a member of the Senior Living leadership team.
• Participate on the Senior Living Ethics Committee.
• Participate in Senior Living Compliance Committee.
• Authorized to sign appeals on behalf of the organization.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)

Christian Commitment:
Agreement and support of CRISTA’s Statement of Faith.
Demonstrate living and maturing in a Christ-centered life-style.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
Experience:
Minimum of three years of upper leadership experience in long-term care and organizational development.
Proven success with regulatory survey process and a working knowledge of Federal and State long-term care policies and regulations.
Administrative and budget management skills to lead facility to meet objectives.
Experience in developing programs and implementing improvements to meet resident, family and staff needs.
Licensure/Certification: Nursing Home Administrator License in good standing with State of Washington.

Other Considerations:
• Ability to deal tactfully and professionally with a wide spectrum of personalities, leadership, supervisors, staff, residents, families and peers.
• Ability to lead in both a direct and matrix model.
• Ability to mentor and counsel supervisors and staff.
• Empathy with ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset and hostile people.
• Read, write, communicate in and interpret English at a functional level.

Software and Equipment Used:

Strong computer skills in MS Office.
Working knowledge of Outlook.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
Education: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.

Experience:

CRISTA management experience.
Knowledge of the MDS system and processes.
Knowledge of capital project management.

Licensure/Certification:

Software and Equipment Used:
• Knowledge of HealthMedX
• Knowledge of Agresso

Open Date / Close Date: April 18th-June 30th, 2017

How to Apply: Apply at the following URL:

April 19, 2017

Nurse Practitioner

Horizon House is a vibrant continuing care retirement community located in the heart of downtown Seattle. Our beautiful campus is home for seniors of every age and stage. For those who are seeking an active lifestyle, we offer Independent Living apartments and a myriad of resident-driven activities, as well as all that the city has to offer. For those who need a little assistance with daily activities of living, Supported Living, Horizon House’s unique approach to assisted living, allows you to live independently while still receiving the services you need. We also provide memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Our Medical and Dental clinic is open seven days a week to meet the needs of all of our residents. Horizon House responds to your care needs as they change, meaning you will always be able to call Horizon House “home.”

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for all aspects of patient care, including assessment, diagnosis and treatment of both Independent and Supported Living residents. The NP helps identify staff training needs and assists with the teaching/training of health service personnel within areas of responsibility and experience. This position is a day shift with no call after hours or on weekends.

Essential Job Duties:
1. Responsible for assessment, triage, diagnosis and treatment of residents in both the Medical Clinic as well as on Supporting Living floors and resident apartments. Works closely with Medical Director to manage panel of Supported Living patients.
2. Determine appropriate level of care given available resources. For services needed beyond the provider’s scope and available resources, the NP will refer residents to specialists, primary care providers (PCP), or the Medical Director as appropriate.
3. Provide Clinic/Supported Living staff on-the-job-training, ongoing support and feedback to ensure skills are consistent with scope of licensure requirements and best practices/standards of care.
4. Help develop, evaluate and update policies, as directed, related to the clinical aspects of Horizon House.
5. Promote effective case management services in compliance with Horizon House philosophy, policies and procedures.
6. Collaborate with the Clinic/Supported Living staff to develop new programs or services to meet the emerging needs of residents.

Personnel:
• Maintain positive staff relations through proper communication to keep all unit personnel informed.
• Assist Nurse Managers/Clinic Manager with incidents and other investigations as needed.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Must be familiar with Windows (Word and Excel at a minimum).
• Excellent communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure; establish priorities and adapt to change.
• Ability to coach and motivate staff.

Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required:

• Nurse Practitioner with current licensure and in good standing in the State of Washington.
• 2 years of Nurse Practitioner experience in sub-acute/skilled nursing, long-term care, and/or clinic experience strongly preferred.
• Ability to function independently and interdependently.
• Demonstrates a high degree of initiative, flexibility and teamwork.
• Should be knowledgeable of the age-specific physiological, psychosocial, developmental and spiritual needs of elderly population.
• Ability to read, write, and speak English/Effective documentation and oral communication skills.
• Ability to comprehend applicable federal law, state regulations, and Horizon House policies, procedures, and programs. Working knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid regulations.
• Ability to relate positively, effectively and appropriately with residents, families, visitors, and other facility personnel. Possess special interest in and positive attitude about working with the elderly.
• Ability to direct, delegate, and follow up on programs and care of residents.
• Ability to use and demonstrate use of all nursing services equipment.
• Ability to perform essential function of the jobs with or without reasonable accommodations.
• DEA license and Schedule II prescribing privileges required.
• First aid & BCLS (Basic cardiac life support) certificate required.
• EHR experience desired.

Salary: DOE and highly competitive

Additional Information: Part Time; 30 hours per week; Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 3PM; eligible for 100% company paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

Open Date / Close Date: 4/72017 through 5/7/2017

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to hire@horizonhouse.org with job title in subject line of email.

April 19, 2017

Director of Nursing Services

CRISTA Senior Living of Shoreline. Become a part of the family! CRISTA Senior Living is a community that loves God by serving the seniors in our care. As a Life Plan Retirement Community (CCRC), we provide all levels of care, from seniors living independently to those with acute medical needs. Our residents are our guests and this is their home. Join us at CRISTA Senior Living and work and learn in a supportive environment where you don’t just feel like an employee, you feel like family.
Become a part of a highly qualified team of leaders and staff in the senior living industry at our communities in either Shoreline or Silverdale. Join our dedicated care, programs and community, and work where the residents you care for in Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing look forward to seeing you every day. From service to healthcare, your skills and expertise at CRISTA Senior Living will be used to grow your career and your faith.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Director of Nursing Services (DNS) creates joy and purpose in the lives of seniors by serving as the leader of the Nursing department to meet regulatory requirements, standards of care and resident/family expectations and to lead to the achievement of department and facility objectives, both programmatic and fiscal. As part of the facility leadership team, the DNS serves as a role-model of professionalism, expertise, Christian faith and service. The DNS leads and participates in nursing call rotation. The DNS provides program guidance and oversight to the Nurse Managers and the MDS lead and works directly with the Staffing Coordinator to ensure staffing needs are met.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: (Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and Competencies; May not include all duties of this job)
• Resident Care Management: The DNS in collaboration with the Administrator and other Nursing Center management will work to develop program, financial and clinical strategic and operational goals in response to the changing health care environment.
• Financial Management: Prepare, submit and administer required annual budgets, reports and records. Provide leadership to Nurse Managers in financial stewardship and monitoring budget supply and labor costs. Monitor case mix, RUGS and census to assist in meeting revenue targets.
• Environmental Management: Provide guidance and request for major equipment and supplies within the budget. Develop a prioritized list of requirements when requested. Mentor Nurse Managers on monitoring and identifying facility and equipment needs.
• Regulatory Management: Monitor and provide leadership in understanding and compliance with current regulations and health care policies. Assist in representing the facility with federal, state and local agencies.
• Organizational Management: Support the mission and objectives of CRISTA Ministries and fulfill those of the Senior Community. Develop, maintain and improve nursing care, education and service philosophies, objectives and current standards of practice. Establish and maintain positive relationships with all departments, residents, families, physicians, consultants, vendors, community, local, state and federal agencies and peers.

Additional Functions:
• In the absence of the Administrator, provide facility leadership and perform the duties of the Administrator, under the direction of the Senior Living Vice President.
• Provide data or forecasts of nursing requirements as needed. Implement and monitor the annual goals for Nursing. Serve as the facility’s representative in various forums as needed.
• Develop a cross department cooperative spirit within the ministry.
• Work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers, staff, and residents.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direct leadership and mentorship to the Nurse Managers and MDS Lead with full authority to hire, train, manage performance and recommend corrective action and termination. Provide matrix leadership to QA/Infection Control. Oversee initial training and continuing education programs to ensure staff preparation for their position. Monitor direct reports on supply use, FTE and resource utilization, compliance with regulatory requirements and accountability to meet outcomes. Ensure appropriate credentialing of all staff. Provide consultation to staff in meeting residents’ and the Nursing department’s needs.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
Christian Commitment: Agreement and support of CRISTA’s Statement of Faith with a living and mature Christ-centered life-style.
Education: Nursing Degree (RN) from accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.
Experience:
• Minimum three years of supervisory experience in a health related facility.
• Proven leadership experience.
• Proven decision making processes.
• Ability to understand and implement minimum data sets (MDS)/billing systems with nursing management.
• Administrative and organization skills.
• Experience in developing program and implementing budgets.
• A working knowledge of federal and state policies and regulations.

Licensure/Certification: Nursing License in good standing with the State of Washington.
Software and Equipment Used: Strong computer skills in MS Office and a working knowledge of Outlook.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
Education: Bachelor of Arts: Nursing.

Experience:
• Knowledge of the MDS system and processes.
• Knowledge of therapy programs.
• Knowledge of restorative programs.
Licensure/Certification: DNS Certificate.

Software and Equipment Used:
• Knowledge of QuickCare.
• Knowledge of EQUIP.

Open Date / Close Date: 4/5/2017 – 5/30/2017

How to Apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CRISTA&cws=44&rid=1841

March 29, 2017

Vice President of Senior Living

CRISTA Senior Living, of Shoreline, a part of CRISTA Ministries mission is to bring joy and purpose to the lives of seniors, through communities that both inspire and engage. Within our two continuing care retirement communities, we’re dedicated to serving both seniors and the common good. That drive to serve is at the heart of all we do, and it has been for more than 60 years. Our spirit of serving is shared by many of our residents as well, as they partake in projects that better the world. Crista Senior Living’s communities include Cristwood Retirement Community, which is part of a beautiful multigenerational campus in northern Seattle; and Crista Shores, which is set right on Puget Sound.

Job Description/Essential Duties: GENERAL SUMMARY:
The position of CRISTA Senior Living Vice President has overall responsibility for Senior Living, which includes the campuses of Cristwood (Shoreline) and Crista Shores (Silverdale) and is responsible for the mission of bringing joy and purpose to the residents we serve through leadership that reflects Jesus Christ. This person will be responsible to engage in the planning, support and repositioning of both campuses, including: planning, organizing, communicating with residents, families and staff and administering programs and services in a manner that enhances the lives of residents while fostering consistency and cooperating with both communities and leading the Senior Leadership Team which includes direct reports and support services leadership.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and Competencies; May not include all duties of this job.
• Resident Care Management: Plan, organize and administer the full spectrum of services of the Continuing Care Retirement Communities of Cristwood in Seattle and Crista Shores in Silverdale.
• Personnel Management: Establish a work environment to foster positive communication between management and all staff. Recruit, select, train and retain leadership staff. Ensure annual evaluations are done for all staff.
• Financial Management: Develop and manage the annual budget for CRISTA Senior living. Develop systems to monitor financial performances.
• Environmental Management: Work with CRISTA corporate to maintain and improve buildings, grounds, and equipment in Shoreline and within the environmental services in Silverdale. Provide a clean, attractive and homelike environment for residents, staff and visitors. Ensure overall safety program which will ensure the health, welfare, safety of residents, staff and visitors.
• Regulatory Management: Maintain policies and procedures for compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations.
• Organizational Management: Develop and supervise staff according to an organization chart for efficient management of varied programs within the communities. Ensure residents’ rights. Oversee and evaluate programs. Utilize technology effectively. Enter into contracts with health care providers and other auxiliary personnel. Establish annual goals with the Leadership Team and submit annual goals to the President. Work with the Advisory Committee of the Board of Trustee’s as directed. Development and revision of long range plans for the ministry.
• Participate on the Ministry Council of CRISTA Ministries. Help develop and implement, with the approval of the President and with the collaboration of other officers, the kind and type of organization needed to accomplish CRISTA’s mission, vision and programs. Assume other activities and responsibilities as directed.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide direct leadership and mentorship to the following areas:
• Executive Director and Administrator of the Nursing Center, Cristwood
• Executive Director of Residential Living, Cristwood
• Executive Director, CRISTA Shores
• Director of Sales and Marketing
• Executive Assistant
• Provide leadership with CRISTA Corporate departments who service Senior Living.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience
Christian Commitment: Mature Christian leader with strong Christian commitment and Christ honoring track record/testimony.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

Experience:
• Minimum three years of upper leadership experience in long-term care and organizational development.
• Proven success with regulatory survey process and a working knowledge of Federal and State long-term care policies and regulations.
• Experience in developing programs and implementing improvements to meet resident, family and staff needs.
Other Considerations:
• Ability to deal tactfully and professionally with a wide spectrum of personalities, leadership, supervisors, staff, residents, families and peers.
• Ability to lead in both a direct and matrix model.
• Ability to mentor and counsel supervisors and staff.
• Must have a spiritual calling for this position, have integrity with a desire to be long term in commitment.
• Read, write, communicate in and interpret English at a functional level.
• Ability to provide administrative and budget management skills to lead facilities in meeting their objectives.
Software and Equipment Used:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience
Education: Masters’ degree in business or geriatric field from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.
Experience: Management experience in continuum care of services to the aging.
Software and Equipment Used: Client services software, marketing / admissions software.

Additional Information: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Retirement match, and discount for children to attend King’s Schools PreK-12th Grade.

Open until filled

Please go to the following link to apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CRISTA&cws=44&rid=1836

March 29, 2017

Accreditation Specialist (AS/CCRC)

CARF International –  of Washington, DC.  Are you interested in working with aging services providers such as; adult day services, assisted living, Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC), and nursing homes to help them improve the quality of services they can deliver? Become part of the CARF team involved with accreditation and quality of aging services provider organizations and surveyors in all phases of the accreditation process including consultation, standards interpretation, and written communications.

Position summary:
The Accreditation Specialist in the Aging Services unit provides specialized technical assistance regarding the CARF standards and accreditation process. Including frequent customer contact with new and currently accredited organizations, surveyors, and communication with others. Customer satisfaction focused to promote retention of business, and development of new customers. The position also supports internal processes in new business development related to the assigned customer service unit (CSU).

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide detailed, consistent, and accurate consultation and technical assistance to organizations and surveyors regarding survey procedures, processes and standards interpretation
  • Serves as content expert for organizations and surveyor
  • Edits or assists with editing of survey reports
  • Participates in CSU international conferences and surveyor trainings
  • Reviews Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs) as necessary for accuracy

Required Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree related to the position

Salary (Optional): $52,562 (Compensation commensurate with experience)

Close date: 05/31/2017

How to Apply: To express interest in the above position, please send a letter of interest and current resume to: humanresources@carf.org

March 29, 2017

Quality Improvement Consultant

Qualis Health – of Seattle serves as the Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement organization (QIN-QIO) for Idaho and Washington. Our quality improvement team – consultants, data experts, and clinical leaders – partners with healthcare providers to redesign processes, build sustainable change, and deliver care with greater value and quality.

Job Description/Essential Duties: Reporting to our Washington State Director for Medicare QIN / QIO Initiatives, you would support the Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative, which seeks to ensure that every nursing home resident receives the highest quality of care. Specifically, the Collaborative strives to instill quality and performance improvement practices, eliminate healthcare-acquired conditions, and dramatically improve resident satisfaction.

In this role, you would provide learning programs and technical assistance to skilled nursing facilities to support their preparation for Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) regulatory implementation and improvement in clinical and operational topics. Typical accountabilities include:
• Develop and implement work plans covering quality improvement interventions, curricula, and processes.
• Convene and facilitate meetings for training, education, and coalition-building; provide subject matter expertise in-person and remotely.
• Monitor, track, and report outcomes of interventions, training, and other assigned projects.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• 3+ years of skilled nursing clinical and/or operations work experience.
• 2+ years of quality improvement, staff development, or related work experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing, healthcare administration, or a related field.
• Current, active, unrestricted clinical licensure in Washington state preferred.
• Intermediate MS Office Suite proficiency.
• Proficiency with Lean, Six Sigma, or another quality improvement methodology.
• Proficiency using Long Term Care Minimum Data Set (MDS) or Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting (CASPER).
• Familiarity with skilled nursing facility operations and regulatory environment.

To learn more and apply, visit https://qualishealthcareers.silkroad.com/qualisext/EmploymentListings.html

March 29, 2017

Director of Nursing

Josephine Caring Community of Stanwood. At the Saratoga Transitional Rehab and Meadows Skilled Nursing. Our Vision: To be the community of choice where no one is left uncared for. Serving our community since 1908.

We offer an opportunity that is rarely available. Josephine is a very unique organization comprised of Saratoga Transitional Rehab, a 31 bed post hospital rehab center and the Meadows, a 129 bed loving long-term care home. Also on campus is The Suites Assisted living apartments and 250 children in early learning and childcare at Josie’s Learning Center.

The award winning Josephine Caring Community is the Retirement Community of Choice by the Stanwood-Camano News Poll, holds a 5 Star rating by CMS and has been on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Nursing Homes for 7 years. Josephine has the honor of being recognized by the Washington State Senate in Senate Resolution and the Governor of Washington State for providing care to Washington State’s seniors for 100 years. And we are one of Snohomish County’s 30 Best Non Profits named in the Everett Herald’s study of Non Profits.

Job Description/Essential Duties: DNS for Saratoga and Meadows works as an integral part of the Josephine Caring Community Team. In a fast-paced environment, utilizing good judgement and patience in all situations the DNS priority is to Josephine’s residents.

Josephine’s DNS oversees clinical care, staffing/schedules, Infection Control/Staff Development, MDS, Restorative, Medical Records, Social Services and NAC classes.

Actively participate in various meetings including Wound Rounds, Operations Meetings, QAPI.

Qualifications include:
• Thorough knowledge of Federal and State Nursing Home regulations.
• Current RN nursing license with no restrictions, BSN preferred.
• 4 years of Long Term Care management experience, preferably as DNS.
• Basic computer skills
• Positive and Good communication skills in highly visible situations
• Expertise in quality improvement, MDS, fall prevention, wounds care, hydration, and infection control a plus.


Additional Information: We offer:

  • Team Approach to care delivery.
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO buy Back in November – Perfect for the Holidays!
  • Longevity Bonus!
  • 40% Discount on In-House Childcare – Visit your kiddos at work!
  • Employer contribution for Medical Premiums
  • Dental Reimbursement
  • Scholarships ($3,200yr)
  • CEU Support
  • Matching Retirement funds up to 4%

Mission Driven – Care Focused
Close Date: 5.30.17

How to Apply:
Reply directly to posting with resume,
* call 360-929-5992
* email information to sheila.wright@josephinenet.com
* or better yet stop by Josephine 9901 272nd Pl. NW Stanwood WA 98292

March 29, 2017

Positions Below

Keiro Northwest – of Seattle strives to be the premier healthcare organization for the Asian community and elders by modeling the Keiro Northwest Way with every life we touch.

Position: Nursing Assistant Certified (CNA/NAC)

Job Description/Essential Duties: General Purpose – Provides resident directed services based on resident care plans in a respectful and culturally sensitive manner that maximizes quality of life.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Current Washington State Nursing Assistant Certification

Position: Licensed Nurse (RN/LPN)

Job Description/Essential Duties: General Purpose – Provides direct nursing care to assigned residents within 75-bed continuing care unit. Provides direct supervision of Nursing Assistants to ensure appropriate clinical care that meets residents’ changing needs.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Graduate of an accredited program of nursing education.
Current Washington State RN or LPN license
Nursing experience in long term care setting preferable, but not required

Position: Driver

Job Description/Essential Duties: General Purpose – Transports Skilled Nursing Facility and Assisted Living residents to outside appointments, activities, and visitations. Drives all vehicles in a safe and efficient manner, providing passenger assistance as directed and transporting and delivering mail, packages, and equipment as directed.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: High school diploma or equivalency
Must have valid Washington State driver’s license

Some experience in working with the elderly, in other related services fields, or demonstrates a desire to do so.

Additional Information: Complete job descriptions and more information on our website, www.keironorthwest.org

Positions open until filled.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.keironorthwest.org
Or submit your cover letter and resume to careers@keironw.org

March 29, 2017

Regional Director of Clinical Services

LeaderStat of Skokie, IL – specializes in interim management, executive recruiting and consulting for healthcare, post-acute and senior care organizations. We offer an extensive network of experienced professionals who are available for interim and permanent leadership positions nationwide.

Company Overview:
As one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit retirement housing organizations, Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC) has provided senior living and care to seniors for more than a century. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Covenant Retirement Communities has 15 communities across 10 states.
At all of their communities across the nation, CRC delivers services and amenities that nurture individuality and empower residents to reach their greatest level of well-being. Seniors have a wide selection of maintenance-free residences, including independent living, assisted living, skilled care facilities and home and community-based services. At CRC’s unique Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), residents have access to health services for life.

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Director of Skilled Nursing Operations, the Regional Director of Clinical Services is the central office resource for campus personnel related to clinical operations. S/he will collaborate with the Director of Skilled Nursing Operations and the Director of Assisted Living Operations in developing, facilitating, implementing and maintaining clinical standards throughout Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC). In addition, this position will assist with developing tools to measure performance against the standards, assessing and monitoring performance and intervening with a plan and/or resources to improve performance in order to meet or exceed established standards.
This position fosters a culture of delivering outstanding clinical services and results. S/he will collaborate with the central office healthcare team, and campus leadership, in various aspects of healthcare operations. An ideal candidate has a genuine interest and knowledge of healthcare and a desire to support the overall mission and objectives of CRC.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Qualifications

  • Current state license as a Registered Nurse, and ANAAC certified.
  • A minimum of 5 years long term care, assisted living, therapy and clinical/management experience in a multi-site organization preferred. Knowledge of clinical applications is essential.
  • Travel Requirements
  • Travel is not expected to exceed 70% and primarily related to projects, operations, and/or meetings and conferences. The ideal candidate would live close to a major airport.

Close Date: 5/1/17

How to Apply: Email resume or contact:
Rachel Grisak, Executive Search Consultant at LeaderStat Premier
rgrisak@leaderstat.com
Direct: 614.505.7350

March 15, 2017

Resident Assistant (CNA/HCA)

ERA Living Aljoya of Mercer Island ~ If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application! Please visit our careers site, http://www.eraliving.com/about/careers/

Era Living has been voted Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).

Our Resident Assistants carry out the concepts of Assisted Living with residents ensuring resident choice, independence, privacy, respect and dignity in all interactions. This includes providing personal care services and exceptional clinical observation of residents living in Boarding Home licensed apartments.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC/CNA) or Home Care Aide (HCA)
• Minimum 1 year care giving experience
• Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
• Nurse Delegation and Med Pass experience, preferred
• Pre-employment background check required

Additional Information:
Shifts available:

• Full Time: Day or evening shifts
• Part Time: Day or evening shifts
• Per Diem: On-call, various days and shift

Close Date: 6/10/17

How to Apply: For immediate consideration, please apply online at: https://careers-eraliving.icims.com/jobs/1078/resident-assistants-%28cna-hca%29/job

March 15, 2017

Nurse (LPN/RN)

Ida Culver House of Era Living of Seattle – offers eight premier retirement communities in the Seattle and greater Seattle area.

Job Description/Essential Duties: Ida Culver House Broadview is hiring full-time and on-call RN and LPN Nurses!
For over two decades, Era Living has pioneered a powerful partnership with the University of Washington School of Nursing, the nation’s top-rated nursing school. This partnership allows residents to benefit from the latest industry research and innovative Wellness and Active Aging programs.
Use your critical thinking skills and be a part of something special at a community where continual learning is a way of life. This role will be working in memory care, so ideal candidates will have prior experience with Alzheimer’s/dementia patients. A passion for resident centered care and behavioral/cognitive programming needed.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Washington State RN or LPN.
• 1-2 years cognitive/dementia care experience, preferred.
• Prior experience working in a Long Term Care or Skilled Nursing facility, preferred.
• Working knowledge of MDS and Medicare, preferred,

We offer:
• $7,500 Sign-on Bonus for full time nurses
• Competitive compensation, including a differential for on-call
• Company Paid Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
• An environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements.
• Excellent benefits package for full-time, including medical, vision, dental, life, employee assistance program, 401(k) with company match, holidays, vacation, sick pay, and longevity bonuses!

Close Date: April 9, 2017

Apply online at https://careers-eraliving.icims.com/jobs/1050/nurses%2c-rn-lpn/job

March 15, 2017

Market Analyst

GSI Research & Consulting of Bellevue – is a well-established market research practice now based in the Pacific Northwest, has expanded its capacity to serve senior living organizations from start-up through development and re-positioning, including data-based planning, master and strategic planning, sales, marketing and operational support services to the retirement living industry. The market research group is the bedrock and foundation of data-based planning. We provide the data and knowledge used throughout the decision-making processes by our nation-wide clients looking to develop, expand or re-position all types of retirement and long-term care communities. We identify the characteristics and depth of the markets, advise on what to build and how to price and position communities for success.

Job Description: We are seeking a mid-level Market Analyst with a commitment to the field to join our team in Bellevue, Washington, just east of Seattle!

Key characteristics of an ideal candidate include:
• Knowledge of and experience with senior living
• Interest in working with data and data-bases to quantify and characterize markets and identify trends
• Accuracy and thoroughness
• Ability to work as an integral part of a larger team to meet client needs in a timely manner
• Experience with managing data bases
• Interest in establishing new systems and applications in market research and analysis
• Solid communication and report preparation skills
• Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
• Experience posting and managing on-line surveys helpful
Additionally, you will:
• Work with the project team to conduct and report on all types of market research and feasibility studies
• Plan and develop consulting assignments
• Conduct research, analyze and interpret market, demographic and competitive data, and summarize the findings in a written report
• Manage related data-bases and assist in developing new applications
We are always seeking new ways of assessing markets and developing new tools. This position offers significant opportunity for growth and creativity in data and trends analysis. You will quickly become a Subject Matter Expert in the following:
• Consumer research
• Marketing consultation and SWAT analysis
• Systems planning

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Two to five years of experience in senior living (marketing and sales, market research, etc.) or related field.
• Microsoft Office – namely Word and Excel
• Demographic and adjunct mapping software
• On-line survey tools (Qualtrix or Survey Monkey helpful)
• Excellent writing skills
• Comfortable working with numbers
• Detail-oriented!
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Some overnight travel may be required
• Commitment to producing high quality work
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

How to Apply:  Submit your resume and cover letter online via the following link:
https://gsi-transformingage.icims.com/jobs/1172/market-analyst/job

March 15, 2017

LPN Clinic Nurse

Horizon House of Seattle – is a vibrant continuing care retirement community located in the heart of downtown Seattle. Our beautiful campus is home for seniors of every age and stage. For those who are seeking an active lifestyle, we offer Independent Living apartments and a myriad of resident-driven activities, as well as all that the city has to offer. For those who need a little assistance with daily activities of living, Supported Living, Horizon House’s unique approach to assisted living, allows you to live independently while still receiving the services you need. We also provide memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Our Medical and Dental clinic is open seven days a week to meet the needs of all of our residents. Horizon House responds to your care needs as they change, meaning you will always be able to call Horizon House “home.”

Job Description/Essential Duties: Manage supervised medication and Coumadin programs. Perform nursing assessments, wound evaluations and treatments. Provide case management of independent residents, tracking residents while in hospital or skilled facilities. Work with Healthcare team, private caregivers, and resident/DPOA to coordinate necessary care for the resident to maintain an informed and productive flow of the clinic.

Essential Job Duties:
1. Provide medication management and administration, physical assessment and nursing care in the clinic setting to the independent residents.
2. Process month end orders and check in med cards as they arrive from the pharmacy.
3. Perform nursing services to include wound evaluation/care, Coumadin test, ostomy care, injections, lab collection s as ordered and triage of urgent issues.
4. Coordinate with Supported Living, Social Service and Marketing staff in facilitating optimal transitions between levels of care for the independent residents.
5. Coordinate care of Independent resident as requested by family members, caregivers, or other concerned providers.
6. Follow up on residents that are receiving care in hospital or skilled facility.
7. Follow up on residents that have emergency nursing visits to check on well-being (i.e. Tower Call).
8. Make apartment visits for wellness check and/or motion monitor.
9. Give report to key staff/caregiver regarding IL residents with care issues/concerns for appropriate follow-up.
10. Provide health teaching to private caregivers as needed to achieve the goal of quality of care including nurse delegation services.
11. Rooming of patients and assist ARNP with duties assigned.
12. Update EHR record as necessary.
13. Perform new resident interviews and make recommendations.
14. Perform case management services including care coordination, developing elopement profile, IL to SL transfer, enrolling new residents on medication management program.
15. Keep equipment clean and functional. Make necessary charges for specified services/supplies to residents. Write work orders as appropriate and/or report problems with equipment/supplies to supervisor.


Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Excellent communication, documentation, and interpersonal relationship skills. Must be knowledgeable of nursing process, work well under pressure, and be flexible and able to establish priorities. Must be familiar with Windows computer environment (Word and Excel at a minimum).
1. Current nursing LPN licensure and in good standing in the State of Washington.
2. Have demonstrated patient assessment skills. Understand the concepts of the aging process in relationship to the resident’s health.
3. Two to Four (2-4) years active experience in the nursing profession; work with seniors a plus.
4. Experience in a clinic or long term care setting preferred but not mandatory.
5. Active CPR and First Aid certificate.

Additional Information: This is a part time, non-exempt position. Monday through Friday, 15 hours per week with occasional weekend fill in.

Open til 3/27/2017

How to Apply: Resumes should be emailed to hire@horizonhouse.org with job title in subject line.

March 15, 2017

Director of Assisted Care

The Hearthstone of Seattle

is a Life Plan Community dedicated to adults age 62 plus, promoting independence, optimum health, security, purpose and belonging in life, through Christian love and values in a caring environment. We provide independent living at its most independent, balanced with the finest companionship and care available in any Life Plan Community in the entire Seattle area.

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Director of Assisted Living Services provides the coordination of care for residents within the Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments. The Director also coordinates and supervises services provided in the Wellness Clinic and the Hearthstone Home Care program.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: The ideal candidate has graduated from an accredited school of Nursing and has a current unencumbered Washington State Registered Nurse license, 3 years of supervisory experience in a long term care setting and management experience. Candidates must have a genuine desire to help others, strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, proficiency with computers and AOD Clinical Software and has current CPR and First Aid certification.

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Health Services Director

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Health Services Director provides the necessary bridge between the Hearthstone’s independent, assisted living, memory care and the health care needs of the residents in the Health Center. The Health Services Director represents health and wellness concerns at all facility functions requiring such expertise and concern.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: The ideal candidate has a degree in Health Care Administration or a related field, a current Washington State Nursing Home Administrator license, and at least three years of related experience as a long term care Administrator, preferably in a Life Plan Community. He or she has a strong understanding of all aspects of Health Care Administration and is focused on the elderly and long term care population. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong supervisory and management skills with high customer service expectations, financial analysis (P&L) experience, and good computer skills.

Open Until Filled.

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How to Apply: In order to learn more about this position, and to directly apply online, please click here:

https://hearthstone.hyrell.com/VirtualStepPositionDetails.aspx?TemplateId=168042

February 22, 2017

Chief Executive Officer

Paradise Valley Estates, of Fairfiled, CA – Paradise Valley Estates was founded in 1997 by a group of retired military officers. Their vision was to build a community where people with shared interests and an active outlook on life could create a broader definition of retirement living.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Paradise Valley Estates (PVE), a continuing care retirement community in Fairfield, California, has retained Witt/Kieffer to aid in the recruitment of its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
PVE was incorporated in 1992 for the purpose of providing housing and care to retired military officers and their spouses/widows. Today, PVE welcomes people from all walks of life, not only those with a military background. Located midway between Sacramento and San Francisco and just five miles from Travis Air Force Base, PVE consists of 322 independent living units, 68 assisted living units and a 60-bed skilled nursing facility. PVE offers a full continuum of on-site short- and long-term healthcare options in a caring environment that promotes independence and fosters dignity.
Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the CEO He/she will work with the Board of Directors to develop and implement a multi-year strategic plan for PVE and will contribute to the development of additional strategies and initiatives to ensure the long-range sustainability of the organization. The CEO will also ensure that PVE continues to be focused on high quality care and customer-service, affording residents an opportunity to enjoy a high-quality of life. Keys to the success of this position will be the ability to identify improvements and be adept at managing anticipated changes in a mature, purposeful, considerate and collaborative way.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
PVE is seeking candidates with a minimum of seven years of progressive experience in leadership of a senior living, health care, hospitality or business organization. A graduate degree in Business Administration or Health Care Administration is also preferred. Complete position profile available here.

w to Apply:
We welcome your confidential expressions of personal interest and nominations of qualified colleagues. Inquiries, questions and materials concerning this search should be submitted via email to lisad@wittkieffer.com

February 4, 2017

Executive Director with $5,000 Signing Bonus

University House, of Issaquah, is seeking a full-time Executive Director to become the newest member of our Administration team.

Competitive Compensation and a Complete Benefits Package including:
• Company Sponsored Health Plan
• 401k with Generous Employer Match
• PTO & Sick Leave
• Leadership & Longevity Bonuses
• The advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements!

Primary Responsibilities:
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Community, ensuring accountability, communication, and good working relationships among employees, and ensuring compliance of programs and facilities with regulatory agencies. The role also serves as lead sales and marketing agent.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Bachelor’s degree in health-related, business, or gerontology field.
• Outstanding communication skills and demonstrated ability coaching and mentoring employees.
• Experienced in operations management with proven success meeting financial goals specific to retirement living, assisted living, or related fields such as hospitality.
• Current certification as specified by state agency or ability to obtain certification within state agency guidelines.
• Ability to pass DSHS and State background check, required.

Additional Information:

If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application! Please visit our careers site at http://www.eraliving.com/about/careers/

Era Living has been voted Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration, please apply online today at LINK

February 4, 2017

Director of Nursing Services

Keiro Northwest, of Seattle, (KNW) operates seven high quality programs to serve the varying needs of the community: Keiro Rehabilitation & Care Center (KRCC) Seattle Keiro; Nikkei Manor assisted living community, Kokoro Kai senior activity program, Nikkei Horizons continuing education program, KNW Home Care; KNW Transportation; and KNW Catering.

For over 40 years, KNW has provided high quality and compassionate senior care and services primarily for the Asian community. Over the past several years, KNW has been planning and building an exciting care continuum and management model to support individuals with their health and wellness journey. Keiro Rehabilitation & Care Center (KRCC), serves a critical role in this model and is going through a transformational process to support an exceptional experience for our patients/residents and their family and enhancing the work experience and capabilities of our dedicated staff. Key areas of focus include post-acute care and quality metrics; utilization of technology and analytics; integration of services with KNW programs; and building stronger provider partnerships.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
• Provides clinical care oversight and consultation to ensure provision of quality nursing services that enable residents to attain their highest level of physical and psychosocial well-being.
• Collaborates with Program Managers and Nursing staff to monitor residents’ condition, identify functional changes, providing ongoing assessment and formulate plans of care.
• Implements and provides oversight of quality improvement programs related to nursing services.
• Formulate, monitor and evaluate all nursing related policies, procedures, practices and protocols.
• Provides ongoing assessment and evaluation of medication administration systems/procedures including regular medication review, especially psychotropics, with Nurses, Physicians and Pharmacy Consultant.
• Assures compliance with all state and federal regulations relating to nursing services.
• Formulates and monitors budget to ensure fiscal standards are met or exceeded.
• Manages and provides oversight for:
– Proper screening, review and placement of all resident applicants.
– Medical Records Coordinator to ensure accurate health information management and timely MDS/RAI process/information transmission.
– Staff Development/Infection Control Coordinator to ensure quality and professional staff education/training.
– Rehabilitation Coordinator to ensure quality resident therapies and restorative intervention.
• Accept administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the functions, activities and training of the nursing staff.
• Support, promote and interpret facility policies and procedures established by the governing Board.
• Establish and maintain nursing service philosophies, objectives and standard of practice.
• Develop, maintain, review and update departmental policies, procedures and employee job descriptions.
• Recommend to the Administrator the number and levels of nursing personnel to be employed.
• Recruit, hire and maintain sufficient numbers of qualified supervisory and supportive nursing personnel for each tour of duty to ensure the total nursing needs of the residents are met.
• Ensure nursing personnel have valid and current licenses or registrations, including agency and private duty nurses.
• Assign Performance evaluations to appropriate licensed staff.
• Administer progressive employee discipline, including verbal and written warnings, probationary action and suspension. Recommend employee terminations to the Administrator and Human Resources.
• Delegate responsibility to the professional nurses and the nursing staff proportionate to their qualifications and skills.
• Ensure that resident care is properly documented, including the care provided and the resident’s response to that care.
• Ensure accurate and timely administration and disposition of drugs and biologicals. Maintain appropriate records according to the facility’s record retention policy.
• Assist State surveyors during the annual licensing survey process.
• Ensure that an effective Quality Assurance program is in place.
• Continually evaluate the levels of resident care throughout the facility.
• Ensure that the nursing care requirements of new admissions can be met by facility.
• Supervise the purchasing of all supplies and equipment for the nursing department.
• Ensure that an effective infection control program is in place
• Review and follow-up resident incident reports and all reports of resident abuse.
• Ensure that in-service programs required by regulatory agencies are offered to all employees.
• Ensure that an appropriate Restorative Program is available to meet resident needs.
• Ensure safety practices in the areas of resident care and the physical environment.
• Participate in departmental and staff committee meetings and other meetings as requested by Administrator.
• Assume public relations responsibilities in interacting with residents, visitors, personnel, relatives, physicians and other agencies.
• Coordinate with local schools and colleges in planning clinical experiences for their respective students.
• Assist in research education.
• Maintain professional competency.
• Make unannounced off hour visits to facility.
• Make rounds, meeting new residents and family members to establish rapport and assure that resident needs are being met.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Administrator.
Handles all forms of resident Protected Health Information (PHI) in a confidential, private and secure manner.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing, nursing administration, healthcare administration, desired (experience can be substitutes on a year-for-year basis)
• Three years experience in a healthcare setting, post-acute/long-term care experience preferred. DNS experience desired.
• Experience or training in geriatric nursing practice.
• Demonstrated leadership teaching and public relations skills.
• Knowledge of Washington State nurse practice laws/Federal guidelines governing long term care.
• A strong desire to work with older adults and an understanding of the aging process.
• Strong managerial and leadership skills.
• Strong people and teamwork skills.
• Strong computer skills
• Strong customer service skills and ability to relate to residents and staff in a courteous and diplomatic manner.
• Ability to take initiative and self-motivate.
• Ability to develop and manage a budget.
• Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, residents, family members and coworkers.
• Ability to solve problems and critically think.
• Ability to work flexible hours and shifts.
• Willingness to attend occasional work-related meetings and continuing education programs which may necessitate travel and short absences from home.
Experience with Japanese and Asian Culture is desirable

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Additional Information:
Licenses/certificates
• Current Washington state RN license.
Position advertisement is open until filled. First considerations will be given to resumes and cover letters received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 10, 2017

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jeannette Rivera at jrivera@nikkeiconcerns.org by Friday, February 10, 2017 for first considerations.

Website: www.keironw.org

February 4, 2017

RN

St. Andrew’s Place Assisted Living, of Port Angeles, is the only 501(c)3, non-profit assisted living community on the North Olympic Peninsula serving Clallam County. In March 1998, St. Andrew’s Place opened the doors to provide affordable housing to seniors and disabled adults, including those on Medicaid, regardless of income or background. In everything we do, our mission is to assist with care and compassion, while enhancing the right of choice, dignity and independence for those we serve. St. Andrew’s Place is licensed for 41 residents (40 apartments); we currently serve residents ranging in age from the mid-50’s to 100 years’ old.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
St. Andrew’s Place is seeking an RN with a genuine desire to care for others and who strive to make a positive difference in the lives of those we care for. Our staff is team oriented and dedicated to providing the best quality of life possible for our residents.

Skills/Qualifications:
• WA State RN license and CPR/First Aid certification required.
• Prefer 2 or more years’ experience working in long term care

Additional Requirements:
• Must be healthy and physically fit to be able to assist in lifting people
• A roll-up your sleeve and get the job done kind of person!
• Computer literate
• Pass a drug and criminal background check
• A good sense of humor
• Enthusiastic
• Patience
• Will be required to be on-call

This is the best place to work! Join us. Please email resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to: Beverly Maine at erc-ceo@donobi.net

February 4, 2017

Trips & Events Lead

Emerald Heights, a Life plan community in Redmond.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The resident Trips & Events Leader plans, coordinates and communicates to provide meaningful and successful outings and activities for residents. The incumbent attends trips ensuring resident safety by following established policies.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
High school or GED required. Experience in the entertainment and/or hospitality industry. Previous experience in senior service profession preferred. Current Washington driver’s license, with a clean driving record. Must have a passion for working with seniors.

Open Date / Close Date: 1/19/17 – 2/17/17

How to Apply: Please visit our careers page on www.emeraldheights.com to download and application

Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent (including E-mail and Phone): Stacey Scalf, HR Manager humanresources@emeraldheights.com

February 4, 2017

Sales and Marketing Associate

The Kenney, is a not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in West Seattle that has been serving seniors since 1901.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Wednesday – Sunday 9:30 am – 6:30 pm

The Sales and Marketing Associate is the sales representative for Residential Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care and is directly responsible for responding to telephone and walk-in inquiries, setting and conducting scheduled marketing sales appointments/tours, and closing sales for Residential Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care at The Kenney.

The Sales and Marketing Associate reports directly to the Director of Sales and Marketing. This position is sales and service-oriented in nature with 90% allocated to direct sales and 10% helping with Marketing Events. The Sales and Marketing Associate respectfully interacts with residents of The Kenney, prospective residents, family members of prospective residents, and the public. The Sales and Marketing Associate maintains a positive customer service relationship practicing honesty and integrity in all aspects of job performance. Ultimate performance measures for this position will be based on meeting occupancy and census goals established in the annual budget.

Key Responsibilities:
• Collaboratively works with admissions, lead nursing staff, assisted living and facilities management to meet the needs of the Kenney and its new residents.
• Participates in daily sales activities to assure monthly sales and marketing goals are obtained.
• Conducts meetings with potential clients for relationship building and information gathering.
• Provides post-sale assistance to facilitate timely move-outs.
• Assist the Director of Sales and Marketing by providing input to the annual marketing strategic plan, preparation of direct mail and other marketing mailings, identify referral sources and other lead generating activities. Assists with planning, organizing and hosting marketing promotional events for prospective residents and family members.
• Assist the Director of Church Relations, Community Outreach and the Kenney Foundation to host lead generation events.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Qualifications:
• The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of professional sales experience, preferably in senior living marketing or real estate.
• Must have strong Marketing/sales ability
• Good communication and written skills
• Good organizational and time-management skills
• A sincere desire to be of service to elderly residents and their families
• Ability to work independently and with others
• Credibility, maturity, and enthusiasm
• Ability to identify clients’ needs
• Support for the concept of continuing care retirement communities.

Additional Information:
Preference may be given to applicants with previous senior living experience. Competitive salary. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, paid time off, 403(b) retirement account and life insurance. Come join our team today and make a positive difference in the lives of seniors!

Open Date / Close Date: 1/26/17-until filled

How to Apply:
Visit https://careers.hireology.com/thekenney/98585/description to view the job description and to submit your resume.

February 4, 2017

Health Services Director

The Hearthstone, of Seattle, established in 1962, is a Life Plan Community dedicated to serving more than 200+ adults 62 years of age and older in 4 levels of care (151 IL, 37 AL, 37 Nursing (ST & LT), and 12 MC). The Hearthstone’s non-profit mission promotes independence, optimum health, security, purpose and belonging in life, through Christian love and values in a caring environment, delivered by an outstanding team of caring and passionate professionals.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Reporting directly to the CEO, the Health Services Director will have oversight of all day to day operations of the Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Memory Care. He or she will display a passion for The Hearthstone’s mission and values, residents & staff, and be a capable communicator and model of that mission. The Hearthstone seeks a servant leader who enjoys collaborating and empowering the team, and is results & team oriented, outgoing, proactive, emotionally intelligent, and self-motivated.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Candidates must have at least five years of progressively responsible and successful experience and an active WA Nursing Home Administrator’s license. Experience working in a continuum of care is a plus. Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business Administration or Healthcare; MHA preferred.

Salary and benefits for this position are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Additional Information: http://www.hearthstone.org/
Open Date / Close Date: 3/31/17

How to Apply: Applicants please electronically send a cover letter and résumé to: James Munn, CliftonLarsonAlle to James.Munn@CLAConnect.com.

February 4, 2017

Staff Development Coordinator

Warm Beach Senior Community, of Stanwood, is a non-profit ministry of the Free Methodist Church with 49 years of service to the elderly and the community. We offer competitive wages, and a great team environment.

Job Description/Essential Duties:

The Staff Development coordinator is primarily responsible for overseeing the overall nursing programs and functions of Warm Beach Senior Community. He/she works with the entire interdisciplinary team to ensure staff receive best practice/regulatory compliance education and understanding The position is responsible for maintaining the quality and adequacy of nursing practice; for coordinating nursing and training programs; for recognizing and assisting in solving professional, administrative in an assigned area. Position exercises considerable judgment in applying professional knowledge in solving nursing problems within established policies and practices and is reviewed by the supervisor through conferences, reports and observation of results obtained. Additionally, this position will include knowledge of Utilization Review rules and regulations as they assist physicians and staff. As a member of the Nursing team, promotes the physical, social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of the residents.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Current registration in this state.
  • Has experience in LTC as a licensed nurse with management or supervisor experience.
  • Good mental and physical health, sound judgment and high moral standards, and a sincere desire to work with the aged and those with limited capacity for self-care.
  • Patience and compassion essential.
  • Ability to manage and supervise a nursing unit.
  • Interest and ability in teaching others and assisting them in their skills.
  • Capacity to grasp new theories and principles and put them into effect.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Infection control/wound care experience

Open Date / Close Date: 1/9/2016-2/15/2016

How to Apply: www.warmbeach.org/employment and complete online application.

Name and contact for questions: Mary Ann McIntosh, mmmcintosh@warmbeach.org

February 4, 2017

Executive Director with $5,000 Signing Bonus

University House, of Issaquah, is seeking a full-time Executive Director to become the newest member of our Administration team.

Competitive Compensation and a Complete Benefits Package including:
• Company Sponsored Health Plan
• 401k with Generous Employer Match
• PTO & Sick Leave
• Leadership & Longevity Bonuses
• The advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements!

Primary Responsibilities:
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Community, ensuring accountability, communication, and good working relationships among employees, and ensuring compliance of programs and facilities with regulatory agencies. The role also serves as lead sales and marketing agent.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Bachelor’s degree in health-related, business, or gerontology field.
• Outstanding communication skills and demonstrated ability coaching and mentoring employees.
• Experienced in operations management with proven success meeting financial goals specific to retirement living, assisted living, or related fields such as hospitality.
• Current certification as specified by state agency or ability to obtain certification within state agency guidelines.
• Ability to pass DSHS and State background check, required.

Additional Information:

If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application! Please visit our careers site at http://www.eraliving.com/about/careers/

Era Living has been voted Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration, please apply online today at LINK

January 5, 2017

Director of Plant Operations

Riverview Retirement Community, a CCRC located in Spokane, WA

Job Description/Essential Duties:
• Campus wide accountability for building operations and property management
• Overseeing the management and operation of Riverview Retirement Community facilities including appropriate procedures to ensure that all functions are handled efficiently, effectively, proactively and maximize asset value
• Providing quality leadership over all maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, laundry and security departments at the most effective expense level

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:

• Full knowledge of Building Management methodologies, practices, codes, requirements, procedures, quality, ethics and documents
• 5+ years Facilities Management experience required

Salary: DOE * Open Date / Close Date: 1/4/17 – 2/1/17

How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Erin Jones, Executive Assistant, Erin Jones, Executive Assistant/ejones@riverviewretirement.org

January 5, 2017

Quality Assurance & Health Services Manager

Seattle Chinatown International District PDA/Legacy House of Seattle, WA

Job Description/Essential Duties:
This position provides management to the Health Services programs in Assisted Living through planning, leading, organizing, controlling, developing and implementing all phases of limited nursing, nurse delegation, and resident assistance in assisted living. This position requires knowledge about regulations impacting programs and sharing that information with staff to affect current practices and create any changes in the programs and services. Position needs to be able to execute duties with a minimal amount of guidance. Role interacts with Legacy House staff, corporate staff, residents, family members, community vendors, practitioners and constituents.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Three or more years of progressive supervisory/management experience in Health related settings, including staff training/skills in client assessment and health education; working experience/knowledge in geriatrics; experience working with clients and staff of diverse backgrounds and with limited English


Additional Position:
Resident Services Manager

Job Description/Essential Duties:
This position will lead and oversee the activities of the assisted living team to ensure seamless high quality service delivery to assisted living residents; and will be responsible for promoting Legacy House’s mission of quality of life, dignity, and choice for all residents and clients.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered; Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling or related field and three-five years of professional work experience in a human service field desired; demonstrated experience and interest in working with seniors, their families and health providers. Licenses: Fundamentals of Care giving; Food handler’s permit; CPR and First Aid

Salary: Commensurate with experience, very good benefits. Additional Information: Please refer to SCIDpda.org for more details about the position

Open until filled * How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume via email to arlynes@scidpda.org, or via fax: 206-467-6376

January 5, 2017

Director of Philanthropy

Panorama, a nonprofit organization, is a premier continuing care retirement community (CCRC) for active, independent seniors. Located on a picturesque 140-acre campus in Lacey, Washington, roughly 60 miles southwest of Seattle, 118 miles northwest of Portland, OR, and minutes away from the state capital, Olympia, WA, Panorama is the largest CCRC in the Pacific Northwest and is home to 1,250 residents hailing from 45 states.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Panorama, a continuing care retirement community located in Lacey, Washington, is seeking a Director of Philanthropy – an innovative, entrepreneurial and seasoned leader with at least six (6) years of progressive experience in philanthropy programs, four (4) of those in a leadership position with a small team. S/he will be relationship-focused, trustworthy, optimistic, and visibly engaged with a wide variety of stakeholders – most importantly, residents. Ideally, s/he will have previous leadership experience in expanding an organization-wide culture of philanthropy. S/he will be an attentive listener and a goal-oriented, natural leader who is passionate and committed to the full mission and vision of Panorama in order to bring the organization to the next level of philanthropy. The Director will need to be a confident, self-directed professional, able to succeed in a 1-person department working as a sophisticated generalist with strong Major Gift/Planned Giving expertise.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Specific requirements include:

• A strategic orientation to building and growing a philanthropic program, with demonstrated ability to develop and implement creative fund development plans.
• Leadership experience in building fundraising programs and fostering a culture of collaboration and cooperation.
• Significant experience in securing funding from individuals, corporations and foundations with a recent focus on Major and Planned Gifts.
• Demonstrated ability to set and achieve or exceed goals.
• Career track record that shows stability with an organization and a capacity to develop and nurture relationships that culminate in major gift success.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to serve as a key spokesperson for Panorama philanthropy.
• Knowledge of and expertise in various major and planned gift instruments, and a proven track record of successful marketing of such instruments.
• Demonstrated ability to work successfully with board members and other volunteers, as well as civic and business leaders, in a collaborative manner.
• Serve as a team player who can accept advice to ensure the fulfillment of Panorama’s mission.
• Entrepreneurial spirit, creative problem solver and strong collaborator.
• Bachelor’s degree required, CFRE preferred.

Additional Information: Panorama offers a competitive salary for this exempt position and a comprehensive benefit package.

Panorama is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The organization values diversity and believes that a diverse staff with diverse talents allows us to achieve organizational, strategic and community goals.

How to Apply: To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at https://alfordexecutivesearch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2713pb9ay5v.

All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. No applications will be accepted via email. The search is being managed by Laura Weinman, Senior Consultant and Heather A. Eddy, President and CEO of Alford Executive Search, a division of KEES. Questions may be addressed to Laura Weinman at lweinman@alfordexecutivesearch.com.

Applications are only accepted online at https://alfordexecutivesearch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2713pb9ay5v.

November 12, 2016

Director of Assisted Care

The Hearthstone is a Life Plan Community dedicated to adults age 62 plus, promoting independence, optimum health, security, purpose and belonging in life, through Christian love and values in a caring environment. We provide independent living at its most independent, balanced with the finest companionship and care available in any Life Plan Community in the entire Seattle area.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Director of Assisted Living Services provides the coordination of care for residents within the Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments. The Director also coordinates and supervises services provided in the Wellness Clinic and the Hearthstone Home Care program.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
The ideal candidate has graduated from an accredited school of Nursing and has a current unencumbered Washington State Registered Nurse license, 3 years of supervisory experience in a long term care setting and management experience. Candidates must have a genuine desire to help others, strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, proficiency with computers and AOD Clinical Software and has current CPR and First Aid certification.

Salary: DOE * Open Date / Close Date: 12/28/2016 / Open Until Filled.

How to Apply: In order to learn more about this position, and to directly apply online, please click here:

https://hearthstone.hyrell.com/VirtualStepPositionDetails.aspx?TemplateId=168042

Online Applications only.

January 5, 2017

MDS Nurse

Era Living of Seattle, WA

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The MDS Nurse completes Medical Data Sets (MDS) for residents at the Health Care Center. This includes writing Resident Assessment Protocol (RAP) summaries upon completion of MDS, completing initial care plans and updating care plans with any changes identified in the MDS/RAP summary and/or observations made. The MDS Nurse will also participate in the rotation of the 24 hour Clinical On-Call schedule.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• WA State RN or LPN.
• Knowledge of and experience with the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process, Medicare program and care management.
• Excellent geriatric assessment skills and prior experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills when interacting with residents, family members, visitors and co-workers.
• Ability to pass DSHS and State background check, required.

Additional Information: If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application! Please visit our careers site, http://www.eraliving.com/about/careers/

Era Living has been voted Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!). Open Date 12/28/16

For immediate consideration, please apply online today at:
https://careers-eraliving.icims.com/jobs/1712/mds-nurse/job

November 12, 2016

Administrator

Ida Culver House, Broadview

of Seattle. Since 1987, Era Living has been dedicated to fostering a healthy and engaging environment of whole body wellness, culture, warmth and social fulfillment — providing premier healthcare services and enriching activities at all eight communities managed by Era Living. It’s this type of innovative and vibrant approach to senior living that makes Era Living communities feel like home.

Essential Duties: Our culture of putting residents first is pervasive in our search for a high caliber leader. If you are enthusiastic and motivated by the opportunity to oversee all aspects of a thriving Health Care Center, and leading a skilled team to success, have a passion for seniors, and excel at delivering outstanding customer service, we welcome your application!

• Responsible for the overall operation of the Health Care Center including, developing, planning, implementing and evaluating all programs.
• Ensure compliance of the Health Care Center with regulatory agencies.
• Provides strong leadership to Health Care Center employees including: coaching and mentoring employees to be successful, ensuring accountability, communication, and good working relationships.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, nursing/healthcare, or related field. Master’s degree, preferred.
• Current license in Washington State as a Nursing Home Administrator.
• Extensive knowledge and expertise of the regulatory requirements of Washington State Nursing Home Requirements.
• Previous experience in long-term geriatrics care operations management including fiscal responsibility.
• Knowledge of the nursing assessment process including determining the functional, cognitive, medical and emotional status of older adults.

Salary: DOE * $5,000 signing bonus offered!!

For immediate consideration, please apply online today at: https://careers-eraliving.icims.com/jobs/1356/administrator/job

September 23, 2016

CNA

Kin On is a well- respected 5 star expanding community skilled nursing facility located in the quaint Columbia City neighborhood with easy access to the light rail and buses and food. Our Mission is to enable elders and their families to embark on a successful aging process.

The successful candidate is a self-starter, who work well with others. We have a place for you whether you want to move up in the career ladder or stay where you are. We will be there every step of the way.

The Goodies:
• Competitive salary and benefits.
• Low co-pay & low deductible Medical, Dental, Vision
• 403(b), and employer contributed SEP
• PTO and Sick Leave
• Direct Deposit
• Discounted employee meal plan
• Free Employee Parking
• Near light rail and on bus route
• Friendly stable work environment
• Great resident/RN ratio workload
• Generous shift differential in place
• On the job training & career mobility

General Responsibilities

 Provide direct care to residents that meet their physical and emotional care needs
 Act as a conduit between doctors and nurses by reporting observations back to supervisor
 Answer resident calls
 Provide resident comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting, turning, give range of motion exercises, assist in walking rounds and other physical activities
 Provide direct and adjunct services such as; catheterization, feedings or serving meals to residents, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, taking vital signs
 Participate in meetings as needed and other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

 Education: Graduated with an accredited program in nursing education
 On the date of hire, hold and have ability to continuous renew while employed the CNA license through the Washington State Board of Nursing
 A gentle compassionate, empathic personality with clear communication skills desired as population serviced are the elderly. Person in this position must be able to communicate effectively with residents and their families, and report back to supervisor over matter of concern
 Ability to communicate in Cantonese, Toishanese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese or Tagalog in addition to English is highly preferred

To apply – Please send resume to Hiring Manager via Careers@kinon.com

September 23, 2016

Director of Nursing Services (DNS)

Kin On of Seattle, is seeking a full time, Director of Nursing, reporting directly to the Administrator. This position will be responsible for directing and managing nursing staff, develop care teams, organizing and evaluating the Nursing Department as a whole in order to meet the Kin On mission of care taking of our senior community members.

Role and Responsibilities:

The role of the DNS is a strategic lead position which ensures the nursing department is fully staffed, beds occupied & and in review as well as being in compliance with all skilled nursing facility (SNF) regulations pertaining to Nurse Practice Act and Resident Bill of Rights at all times.

Lead –

• Plan, lead, organize and active participation as a leading member of the Quality Assurance, Assessment, and Improvement Committee that oversees the nursing department operation
• Collaborate with upper management in preparing, administering, and revising the annual budget for the nursing department
• Coordinate activities and provide solutions along with social service department for referrals, screening, admission of residents
• Administer the short term rehab unit and skilled nursing facility operation according to CMS and managed care guidelines
• Is the head ambassador of the facility, thus must demonstrate compassionate and caring personality trait as well as leadership abilities

Compliance –

• Maintain all records of narcotic medication (Schedule II & III) administration, destruction, and disposal records as required by the Federal, State, and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) board regulations
• Manage pharmacy services to ensure timely and safe delivery, destruction, administration and of medications
• Ensure SNF complies with all state, local and federal regulations, the Washington Nurse Practice Act, HIPPA, OSHA , Fire code and Resident Bill of Rights at all times with the support of internal departments and external resource

People Management –

• Develop, assess and maintain elite care teams for various activities for the residents
• Ensure work flow of the nursing department is to full capacity thus beds are at mission capacity;
• Direct, manage and develop Unit Coordinators, MDS team, Short Term Rehab team, etc. to improve and maintain team function, morale and utility;
• Collaborate with various internal/external teams & members such as Human Resource, Administrator and outsourced functions on recruitment, hiring and firing, reorganizing team structure, maximize skill competencies & work performance; address skill, work flow/plan, training and educational deficiencies;
• Monitor, plan & discuss work schedules with direct reports to ensure sufficient capacity of team and reduce overtime, inefficiencies and conflicts;
• Manage as well as Delegate appropriate tasks as needed to parties handling the function which may include ongoing educational programs and training, environmental and infection control activities, technology management, etc.

Direct Care Management –

• Liaise with doctors & direct reports on resident care plan needs which may include but not limited to direct, develop, implement, manage, and delegate resident assessment, MDS and RUG score maintenance and accurate database upkeep,
• Work with care teams on resident assessment to perform admission screening, continued assessment and discharge of residents appropriately and according to protocol
• Make rounds as needed

Job Requirements:

• Active WA state Registered Nursed license
• 5-7 years of progressive roles and responsibilities toward autonomous leadership & management track within the nursing department at a care facility, elderly care experience preferred, a minimum of 4 years a must
• ADN Degree required, BSN or MSN preferred; if only have ADN at point of hire, must be committed to BSN obtainment by year 2020
• The role is part of the leadership team, must demonstrate good business acumen, uphold the standards and principals of nursing practice, technology literate and savvy, problem solving and organizational skills, passion for senior care, ability to lead and collaborate with team members are essential part of the core practice
• Excellent English written and verbal communication skills a must; a secondary conversational Chinese language in Cantonese, Toishanese and/or Mandarin highly desired
• Technology, laws/regulations & diversity in population served add layers of complexity to our overall operations over time, must be able to adopt new strategies as needed toward a sustainable tomorrow

Work Conditions:

The role resides primarily inside a temperture controlled facility with occasional outside travel as need arises. Frequent full range of motion used such as standing, sitting, walking, lifting, manual dexterity, computer use, and exposure to common risks & conditions found in healthcare facilities such as blood, bodily fluids, IV equipment, various machines & monitoring devices, and wheelchairs.

Kin On is an EEO Employer, Women and Minorities high encouraged to apply.To apply – Please send resume to Hiring Manager via Careers@kinon.com

September 23, 2016

Registered Nurse (RN) – Sign On Bonus!!

Kin On of Seattle. Have you ever thought about a stable growing career that is both satisfying for the heart and mind? Come work for us! We are Kin On a well- respected expanding community skilled nursing facility located in the quaint Columbia City neighborhood with easy access to buses, light rail and food. Our Mission is to enable elders and their families to embark on a successful aging process.

The Goodies:
• Competitive salary and benefits.
• Low co-pay & low deductible Medical, Dental, Vision
• 403(b), and employer contributed SEP
• PTO and Sick Leave
• Direct Deposit
• Discounted employee meal plan
• Free Employee Parking
• Near light rail and on bus route
• Friendly stable work environment
• Great resident/RN ratio workload
• Generous shift differential in place
• On the job training & career mobility

General Responsibilities

 Provide direct nursing care to residents that meet their physical and emotional care needs
 Supervise NAC to ensure clinical care appropriately meets residents’ changing needs
 Administer medication, check medication cards for accuracy and completion
 Responsible for resident admission and discharge planning
 Follow specific isolation procedures for infection control
 Prepare care plan and administer ongoing care plan revision as needed
 Participate in resident health care conference
 Document progress notes, write summary reports and maintain resident care records
 Observe, evaluate and maintain proper documentation for compliance and record
 Participate in meetings as needed and other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing Services

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

 Education: Graduated with an accredited program in nursing education
 On the date of hire, hold and have ability to continuous renew while employed the RN license through the Washington State Board of Nursing
 IV/PICC experience required
 Working knowledge of Electronic Health Record System is preferred
 A gentle compassionate, empathic personality with clear communication skills desired as population serviced are the elderly. Person in this position must be able to communicate effectively with residents and their families often over complicated medical related matter.
 Ability to communicate in Cantonese, Toishanese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese or Tagalog in addition to English is highly preferred

To apply – Please send resume to Hiring Manager via Careers@kinon.com

September 9, 2016

Director of Health Services

Martha and Mary Retirement Community of Poulsbo, seeks a passionate, results oriented and successful health care and business professional capable of overseeing Martha & Mary’s Health Services (post-acute, long term care, and memory care). The Director of Health Services will ensure the successful delivery of quality health care and service excellence, strong financial performance, and collaborate closely with the CEO to strategically position Martha & Mary for sustainability in an evolving health care landscape.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
5+ years of Skilled Nursing Administrator experience and an active Washington Nursing Home Administrators (NHA) license is required (or eligible for reciprocity from a state with substantially equivalent requirements).
Salary (Optional): Competitive Salary and Benefits – negotiable based on experience

Additional Information:
Martha & Mary, a highly reputable, non-profit organization founded in 1891 in Poulsbo, Washington seek a Director of Health Services. Martha & Mary has provided quality, compassionate care and intergenerational experiences for children, adults and seniors regardless of faith, ethnicity or economic status, in a Christian manner by offering caring rehabilitation, a safe place to grow and learn, and an opportunity to live with dignity, honor and individuality. Martha and Mary fulfills this mission by operating a 190 licensed bed skilled nursing facility (post-acute, long term care, and memory care), a variety of children’s services, AT HOME care and services, and market rate and affordable independent living for seniors.

Close Date: 10/15/16

How to Apply: Send resume to James.Munn@CLAConnect.com or call 206-496-2669

September 9, 2016

Director of Nursing Services

Bayview Retirement Community of Seattle is a single site, non-profit Life Plan Community with a distinct “point of view”, located in downtown Seattle’s quintessential lower Queen Anne neighborhood. We are currently seeking an extraordinary Director of Nursing Services (DNS) candidate to assume the lead of our exemplary group of care providers. Dedicated to our mission to “transform the experience of aging to deliver life’s potential” our ideal candidate will have a strong nursing foundation (preferably with senior care experience) and a knack to for creative problem solving.

The DNS plays a key role in leading and supporting our care providers in delivering exemplary resident care in our 43-bed skilled nursing facility. Responsible for the planning, implementation, evaluation, and continual improvement of all nursing care provided at Bayview the DNS develops and maintains nursing philosophy, objectives, standards of practice, policies and procedures for both skilled and assisted living units. S/he serves as the primary liaison among residents, families, physicians, consultants, ancillary care providers, and staff.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred,
• Current Washington State licensure as a Registered Nurse, in good standing.
• Minimum of 5 yrs supervisory experience.
• Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Certification.
• Knowledge of and experience in geriatric nursing and long term care.
• Working knowledge of Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA), Minimum Data Set (MDS), Quality measures, Medicaid Case Mix Reimbursement System, and Medicare Prospective Payment System.
• Effective organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, and long-range planning skills.
• Effective working knowledge of Electronic Medical Records ( AOD) highly desired, in addition to Microsoft software suite
• Commitment, determination, and leadership skills to ensure and support the highest feasible quality of geriatric nursing care.
• Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with residents, families, and other employees at all levels.

Additional Information:
Generous benefits include Employer subsidized comprehensive Medical and Dental plans, 403b Retirement Plan with employer match, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Sick/Safe Time, Subsidized annual ORCA Card or off-site covered parking, On-site Daycare (not subsidized), Affordable On-site Dining, On-site Wellness Center (no cost), On-site Massage and Acupuncture (not subsidized), Beautiful Queen Anne Location.

How to Apply: http://app.hireology.com/s/73973 or you may also stop by in person to fill out an application at: Bayview Retirement Community, 11 West Aloha St, Seattle, WA. 98119 – Attn: Donna Winer, dwiner@bayviewseattle.org 206-281-5763

January 5, 2017 – UPDATED!

CRISTA Positions – ALL Locations

To access these positions go to the following website: CRISTA Employment

Admission Coordinator – Nursing Center
Admissions Nurse – Nursing Center
Charge Nurse – Nursing Center
Environmental Service Lead – Nursing Center
Food Service Manager – Crista Shores
Laundry Lead – Nursing Center
Charge Nurse – Nursing Center
Life Enrichment Coordinator – Nursing Center
LPN Temporary – Assisted Living
Medication / Treatment Nurse – Nursing Center
NAC – Nursing Center
NAC – On Call – Assisted Living
NAC – PT – Assisted Living
NAC Full Time – Assisted Living
NAR – Assisted Living
NAR – Nursing Center

Question? Contact….Wonda Veronica Emmert, HR Recruiting Officer
CRISTA Ministries
19303 Fremont Avenue N., Seattle, WA 98133
P: (206) 289-7983 – E: wemmert@crista.net – www.crista.org

September 23, 2016 (updated)

 Keiro Northwest

ALL Positions, a non-profit elder-care organization primarily serving the Japanese-American and Asian-American Communities in the Greater Seattle area, is seeking qualified applicants for the following job vacancy.

Keiro Northwest

 Driver  – Part Time / On-call

Seattle Keiro – Rehabilitation and Care Center

 Health Information Technician (Part Time)

 Nursing Assistant Certified
(2) Full Time (Bath aide) – DAY
(2) Full Time – DAY
(8) Full Time – EVE
(2) Full Time – NOC
(2) Part Time – NOC
On-call Day, Evening, & Night (weekdays/ends)

 Licensed Nurse, RN/LPN
(1) Part Time – DAY
(1) Part Time – EVE
(1) Part Time, RN – NOC
On-call Day, Evening, & Night (weekdays/ends)

Restorative Nurse Assistant, NAC (On-call)

Dietary Aide/Relief Cook
(1) Full Time / On-call

Housekeeper (On-call)

Activity Assistant (Part Time)

Nikkei Manor – Assisted Living Center

Nursing Assistant Certified
On-call Day, Evening, & Night (weekdays/ends)

Licensed Nurse, RN/LPN
On-call Day, & Evening (weekdays/ends0)

Lead Activity Assistant (Part Time)
*Requires WA State NAC License

Receptionist
On-call weekdays

Home Care & Community Base Services
Home Care Aide

Nursing Assistant Certified
Full Time / Part Time / On-call

The ideal candidates possess the ability to relate to residents and staff of diverse backgrounds and a passion for enhancing the lives of our residents and elderly community.

Interested qualified individuals should email their resume and cover letter to careers@keironw.org (Jeannette Rivera, HR/Payroll Manager, 206-726-6525) or apply online at www.keironorthwest.org.

Complete job descriptions and more information about our organization can also be found on our website. Positions open until filled.

September 9, 2016

Licensed Nurses

Rockwood Retirement Communities Spokane – Nurses, would YOU like to interview your next supervisor and negotiate your schedule?  Are you a self-starter who enjoys autonomy and work/life balance?  If yes, contact: Rockwood South Hill: Text “interview” or call 509-991-1141 to schedule your professional tour. Rockwood Hawthorne (North campus): Text “interview” or call 509-951-2549 to schedule your professional tour.

Just a sample of what Rockwood provides:

  • $3/hr shift differential NOC shift
  • individualized and supportive orientation
  • 24-hr on-call nursing support and much more!

Call or text now!

April 24, 2016

Positions Available

Timber Ridge at Talus is a beautiful upscale RETIREMENT COMMUNITY located at the base of scenic Cougar Mountain in Issaquah.

We are seeking an experienced MDS Coordinator/RN to join our team. The MDS Coordinator will be responsible for supervising, coordinating, and ensuring completion of the MDS, care plans and medical records as well as overseeing and completing the MDS submissions electronically. Supervisory and strong technical skills are a huge plus!

***$1,000 Sign-on Bonus!!***

If you’re an RN who’s looking for a new professional ‘home’ & has experience in an MDS role, we’d love to hear from you.

Timber Ridge at Talus offers:

  •  competitive wages
  • benefits, including:
  • medical, dental and vision insurance
  • life insurance
  • short term disability
  • tuition assistance
  • generous PTO
  • 401k

CNA – Care Partner

Timber Ridge at Talus is a beautiful upscale RETIREMENT COMMUNITY located at the base of scenic Cougar Mountain in Issaquah.

We are seeking a hospitality-minded CARE PARTNER (CNA) who is looking for a rewarding experience working with senior adults to join our extraordinary team!
Full Time – Multiple Shifts Available
– Long Term Care Experience of at least 1 year
– Assist residents with dressing, bathing, grooming, eating, positioning, turning, toileting and exercising
– Must be able to use EMR computer

Please complete application(s) found on our web site (www.timberridgelcs.com) or send/email/fax resume to:
Human Resources
100 Timber Ridge Way NW
Issaquah, WA 98027
fax: 425-427-5207
OR EMAIL Resume to: siegelkim@timberridgelcs.com * No Phone Calls Please
All Timber Ridge employees must pass criminal background checks, drug screening, and other pre-employment requirements. We are an E-Verify employer.
Timber Ridge at Talus is an Equal Opportunity Employer


WEEKEND UNIT COORDINATOR – The shift is Friday – Sunday.

The Health Center Unit Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Health Center nursing and administrative staff with clerical duties, managing the daily staffing schedule, and performing routine nursing duties and activities of daily living.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

1. Answers incoming calls, takes messages and relays messages using appropriate equipment.
2. Assists the Director of Nursing and other Health Center staff with clerical functions.
3. Maintains and monitors nursing and non-nursing supplies required to operate the department.
4. Maintains nursing station with required nursing forms.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduate. Ability to communicate effectively in English and perform simple arithmetic.
  • Successful completion of a State approved geriatric nursing assistant training program. Prior geriatric nursing aide experience is preferred. Registration with State registry required.
  • Word processing experience and knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • One year experience in a health care setting preferably in long term care.
  • Requires good judgment to plan, perform and set-up sequences within standard procedures. Requires analysis of facts and information to take action following established guidelines.
  • CNA license a PLUS!!!

Please complete application(s) found on our web site (www.timberridgelcs.com) or send/email/fax resume to:

Human Resources
100 Timber Ridge Way NW
Issaquah, WA 98027
fax: 425-427-5207
OR EMAIL Resume to: siegelkim@timberridgelcs.com  *  No Phone Calls Please

All Timber Ridge employees must pass criminal background checks, drug screening, and other pre-employment requirements. We are an E-Verify employer.

Timber Ridge at Talus is an Equal Opportunity Employer

January 2016

Admissions Nurse / Charge Nurse

Columbia Lutheran a non-profit Nursing Home. We are seeking skilled and caring Registered Nurses to fill two full-time positions in our 116-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility.

Admissions Nurse
Completes admission process for new residents on the Medicare hall and assists Resident Care Manager with the overall administration of resident care, including assurance of quality of care.

Charge Nurse- Evening Shift
Administers and coordinates nursing care for assigned residents. Responsible for assigned residents, ensuring quality care and supervision of unit support staff.

Columbia Lutheran Home is located in Seattle and offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, and a supportive work environment.

Apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to marybarge@columbialutheranhome.com, or fill out an application at our front desk located at 4700 Phinney Ave N. Seattle, WA 98103.

For questions or updates, please email info@LeadingAgeWA.org This is a complimentary service! Posting Form   

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