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Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

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Careers

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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February 18, 2015

Dining Room Supervisor

The Kenney is a not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in West Seattle that has been serving seniors since 1901. This full time position is responsible for preparing and serving nutritious, high quality and appetizing meals for all residents

If you desire to be part of an organization that is changing the Long Term Care industry through the highest quality service possible, you need to be working with The Kenney. Food is prepared and served restaurant style following proper service techniques to maximize food quality and resident satisfaction. Responsibilities include the supervision of all dining rooms, work side by side with the servers and c0are givers to provide on-going training and guidance, maintain HACCP standards, and follow state and local regulations and enhancing the lives of our residents through food and service. A minimum of 3 years of restaurant or retirement supervisory experience is required. Must be able to read, write, comprehend and interpret instructions, policies, recipes and regulations. Communicate orally and/or in writing with residents, co-workers, families and the public.

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!

To apply, e-mail resume to employment@thekenney.org, fax to 206-933-2756 or apply in person at 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98136-2008. Visit our website at www.thekenney.org

February 18, 2015

Director of Food Service

Rockwood Retirement Communities, Since 1960, Rockwood Retirement Communities has been a leader in senior housing and healthcare. After 18+ years of dedicated service, our Director of Food Service has elected to begin a well-earned retirement and begin a new chapter in his life. He has served our residents with passion, patience and optimism which has earned him their respect and trust and inspired his staff. To build on his outstanding service, we seek to find a dynamic individual who will take pride in our past and continue our mission of providing progressive and innovative delivery of food service.

Job Summary: Oversees day to day food service delivery and related activities including dining operations-multiple dining rooms, lounges, event centers, health services dining rooms. Also includes supervision and implementation of quality improvement, sanitation and infection control. Responsible for all aspects of Food & Nutrition services and ensures a high level of customer service and resident satisfaction of Food & Nutrition Services. Directly supervises the Executive Chef, Dining Room Manager, Catering Manager and Diet Tech. Position is high visibility with residents, guests and staff. Excellent communication skills. Must be progressive and innovative. Reports to Executive Director of Resident Services.
Job Shift: Exempt Position – TBD with Executive Director of Resident Services

Experience Required: Minimum five years’ experience in a managerial role at a high volume food service facility (retirement community, hotel, university) required.
The “Branded Experience” – Rockwood Retirement Communities has identified five behaviors that have the highest correlation to overall resident satisfaction and loyalty. To be a successful leader at Rockwood, you must continuously model and demonstrate the following:
* Takes Initiative – ability to sense resident needs before they ask
* Teamwork – willing to help each other out
* Empathy – Acknowledge people’s feelings
* Courtesy – Respect the dignity and privacy of everyone. You must always be cheerful/friendly and never pass another individual in the hallway without greeting that person with a smile.
* Communication – caring, respectful dialogue to enhance residents’ feelings of safety and security
RRC provide employees with:
* Friendly, Supportive Long Term Staff and Management
* High Expectations/Standards (but we have a lot of fun!)
* Medical/Dental Insurance and Employee Wellness Plan
* PENSION PLAN & Employee Retirement Savings Plan for your retirement security and future

TO APPLY, PLEASE INSERT THE LINK BELOW INTO YOUR WEB BROWSER. To be considered, you must complete the on-line Employment Application and General Background Questionnaire in full.

https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1776041/Rockwood-Retirement-Communities-Application-for-Employment

Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of seniors!  EOE

February 18, 2015

Director of Human Resources

The Kenney is a not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in West Seattle that has been serving seniors since 1901. This position is accountable for all functions of Human Resources including development and distribution of policy. As the primary resource consultant to all levels of management and staff, directs and coordinates human resource activities such as recruitment, benefits, training, employee relations, dispute resolution, worker’s compensation and employee services. Provides input to The Kenney’s direction and overall success in meeting its mission, values, and goals.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or similar and three to five years in a supervisory/management Human Resources position. PHR required, SPHR preferred. Experience in long-term care environment preferable. Preference will be given to those candidates with industry 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!

To apply, e-mail resume to employment@thekenney.org, fax to 206-933-2756 or apply in person at 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98136-2008. Visit our website at www.thekenney.org

This Organization is a Drug Free Work Place and also participate in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify please contact DHS: 1-888-897-7781.

February 18, 2015

Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

The Kenney is a not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in West Seattle that has been serving seniors since 1901. The Marketing & Outreach Coordinator position is a key support element in the coordination and implementation of the annual marketing strategy plan, with the ultimate goal to meet occupancy and census goals for assisted living, memory care assisted living and residential independent living. The position provides event planning and management, coordinates promotional activities and is directly responsible for implementing community outreach in the West Seattle area. The position also supports The Kenney Foundation by performing designated annual tasks. The position ensures that the marketing and sales function, along with the fund development program are supported through effective administrative coordination.

This non-exempt position reports to the Marketing & Sales Director and is administrative and supportive in nature. Respond to requests for information as defined in the sales process. Maintain accurate records in the contact management software system. Maintain and update mailing list and contact database and coordinate all mailings. Act as back-up for prospect tours. Provide support to the Foundation Board of Directors by scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, taking minutes of meetings and distributing materials as requested. Coordinate the preparation of documents needed for board meetings and schedule staff presentations at the meetings as requested by the Board. Provide administrative support to the execution of fund development activities, campaigns and strategies as developed by the Board.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of successful experience in a highly visible office with public interaction. Experience in marketing-related position strongly preferred. Experience in the senior living industry and/or experience in fund development activities strongly desired. 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!

To apply, e-mail resume to employment@thekenney.org, fax to 206-933-2756 or apply in person at 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98136-2008. Visit our website at www.thekenney.org

February 18, 2015

Medicare Unit Coordinator

Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community is looking for a Community Medicare Unit Coordinator.

 Job Description (not all inclusive):
• Makes rounds to evaluate status of residents and determine resource needs.
• Participates in resident assessment and care planning activities; reviews and revises residents’ assessments and care plans as needed.
• Reviews, transcribes and implements physicians orders.
• Coordinates and participates in admissions, transfers, and discharges of residents.
• Consult with unit nurse manager or Assistant Director of Nursing to obtain necessary human and material resources.
• Identifies clinical and operational problems.
• Inspects environment, identifies environmental problems, and initiates request for correction of environmental problems.
• Plans and delegates assignments to CNAs and LPNs.

Please contact Dan Fitch, Staffing Coordinator, Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community -253-756-7576

February 18, 2015

Resident Care Manager

Columbia Lutheran Home – Are you looking for a fun and rewarding place to work? Come work for one of the best Non-Profit Nursing Homes in the Seattle area. We are a seeking a skilled and caring Registered Nurse to work as Resident Care Manager in our 116-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility. Hourly wage is based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, subsidized bus pass, paid holidays, paid personal leave, retirement plan.

The RCM coordinates and leads the overall operation of a resident care hall, including quality of care, supervision of nursing staff, performance-related issues, assessments and plans of care, support of residents, staff and families of residents. This position reports to the DNS.

Our ideal candidate will be a proven leader, have experience with Medicare and long-term care, and have strong attention to detail.

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, or fill out an application at our front desk located at 4700 Phinney Ave N. Seattle, WA 98103.

Gretchen Spires, Human Resources Director
Direct (206) 633-6199 * Fax (206) 545-0955
www.columbialutheranhome.com

February 18, 2015

Admissions Nurse

CRISTA Senior Living – CRISTA Ministries. “Where faith meets vocation.”
Are you a people person who’s “never met a stranger?” Are you an expert at engaging and drawing people out, with that perfect mix of organizational and computer skills that compliment your people skills? Do you have vision for helping Seniors and their families choose a caring community and a safe place to call home?
CRISTA Senior Living, one of CRISTA’s seven ministries, is seeking an Admissions Clinical Coordinator to support the Admissions Department in obtaining medical information, completing clinical reviews and collaborating with discharge planners, nurses, referral sources and families to coordinate the smooth transition of potential residents into the appropriate level of care within the CRISTA Senior Living retirement community center.
Essential Qualifications:
1. Christian Commitment: Maintain a vibrant personal relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ, so that CRISTA Senior living is aligned with the corporate vision and mission.
2. Education: RN or LPN training from accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.
3. Experience: At least 2 years nursing experience working in Long Term Care or Skilled Nursing Facility or other healthcare facility with knowledge of the admission process.
4. Licensure/Certification: RN or LPN Washington State.
5. Software and Equipment Used: Experience with standard Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and Outlook.
6. Other Skills Required:
• Must be detail oriented
• Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with deadlines and schedule changes
• Ability to handle multiple, concurrent projects and work within diverse teams
• Exceptional oral communication and presentation skills
• Exceptional customer service, interpersonal skills

If interested please go to www.crista.org and click on the Employment section to find this opportunity and apply OR contact wemmert@crista.net for more information.

February 18, 2015

Home Care Aid

Nikkei Concerns, is seeking a Home Care Aide.  This position provides personal care and household assistance to clients in their own residence. The Home Care Aide works under the supervision of the Home Care Supervisor or designee and is assigned specific tasks through the home care plan of care.

Please visit our website at www.nikkeiconcerns.org for a complete job announcement that includes the position’s minimum requirements.
Interested qualified individuals should email their resume and a cover letter to jrivera@nikkeiconcerns.org Position advertisement is open until filled.

February 18, 2015

Elder Care RN

Horizon House, is seeking to fill the position of Elder Care RN – responsible for supervision and management of care provided to residents in Horizon House Supported Living. The Elder Care RN works collaboratively with the nurse management team and the interdisciplinary team to plan and deliver excellent care while meeting the social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the Elders they serve.
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Essential Job Duties:
1. Manage and supervise the direct care of elders in Horizon House Supported Living including supervision of Elder Care Assistants as assigned.
2. Direct, support, and participate in nursing assessment and diagnosis, delivery and documentation of all nursing care required including but not limited to: responding to change in resident condition, emergency, evaluating psychosocial needs and other resident care requirements. Maintain documentation in accordance with facility and state requirements.
3. Accurately administers medications and treatments in a timely fashion and documents appropriately. This includes accurate documentation of resident behavioral tracking as well as assuring medications are ordered and available in a timely fashion.
4. . See #7.
5. Supervise, teach and model Elder-Centered care with the Elder Care Assistants from a holistic perspective including social/emotional spiritual and physical care to meet the needs of the whole person and help maintain the physiological and psychological functions of elders under their care Promote Elder’s independence within the limits of their abilities. Reflect holistic approach in residents Comprehensive Assessment, Elder Care Assistant POC and Negotiated Service Agreement.
6. Identify elders’ needs based on Comprehensive Assessment and establish a Negotiated Service Agreement in collaboration with the elder, their family or representative and the Interdisciplinary team to meet these needs.
7. Communicate with other licensed staff, physicians, members of the interdisciplinary team, families and administrative staff regarding each elder’s status.
8. Check equipment regularly for cleanliness and function. Order and charge out supplies/services for elders.
9. Provides primary oversight in implementing an appropriate Negotiated Service Agreement for Elders in Supported Living and identify when significant changes in the elder’s health and function necessitate a new Comprehensive Assessment and Negotiated Service Agreement. Ensures these documents are kept up to date and accurately reflect care given.
10. Demonstrate knowledge of and compliance with all state Assisted Living regulations and Washington State Nurse Practice Act.
11. Take lead role in facilitating community meetings, resident care planning meetings, and participate actively in Elder-centered care conferences.
12. Practices the health care philosophy and Standards of Nursing for Horizon House. Actively demonstrates the values of Horizon House, as well as the principles of Gracious Space and Horizon House’s Customer Service Pledge.
13. Actively participates in the evaluation and disciplinary processes involving the staff under their supervision.
14. Provides for triage and emergency assessment of Horizon House residents.

Secondary Job Duties:
1. Participates in organizational Quality Improvement Circles as requested including Learning Circles, community meetings and others.
2. Other duties as assigned by supervisory staff.

Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required:
Excellent clinical, communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills. Must be knowledgeable of the nursing process, work well under pressure, be flexible and able to establish priorities. Demonstrated ability to work well with older adults.

Job Requirements:
Excellent clinical, communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills. Must be knowledgeable of the nursing process, work well under pressure, be flexible and able to establish priorities. Demonstrated ability to work well with older adults.

Confidentiality Requirements:
Employee accesses, uses and/or discloses Protected Health Information, as defined by HIPAA, only to the extent minimally necessary to accomplish essential job functions. Employee practices appropriate safeguards to prevent unauthorized access, use and/or disclosure of PHR (paper, electronic and oral) within his/her work area.

Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Requirements:
Registered Nurse with current licensure and in good standing with the State of Washington. Two years of experience in nursing preferred.. Previous Boarding Home, skilled nursing/hospital experience, including some work with seniors. Experience with Alzheimer’s care preferred but not mandatory. Have demonstrated patient assessment and leadership skills. Have a working knowledge of gerontology and geriatric nursing. Hold current CPR and Food Handler cards.
Working knowledge of Window’s based computer systems, Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) as well as appropriate clinical software.

Email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at hire@horizonhouse.org.

January 31, 2015

Sous Chef

Horizon House of Seattle. The Sous Chef supervises all kitchen employees in the absence of the Executive Chef. S/he is a working supervisor who ensures that all menu items are produced by the wait staff ticket requests, spreadsheets, production sheets and catering orders. S/he is responsible for training, coaching all kitchen employees in regard to Horizon House and Food Service department policies as well as kitchen procedures and overall work habits. S/he is to ensure all hot food items for residents on the Supported Living floors are produced in accordance with daily menus and spread sheets as required by state and departmental guidelines, as well s the food items for the Terrace Dining Room and The Bistro plus catered events. S/he ensures proper temperature and quality of the food, in accordance with state and departmental standards. S/he is responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and sanitary workstation in accordance with departmental standards..

Essential Job Duties:
1. Supervises all kitchen employees when Executive Chef is not present. Trains, coaches and monitors employees to maintain high and consistent standards of food quality, production and service daily.
2. Models HH customer service standards for staff at all times which reflect a sense of urgency and professional demeanor in meeting external and internal customer request.
3. Assists Executive Chef with day to day operation of the kitchen including food production, inventory, ordering of food, supplies and minor equipment as needed.
4. Performs daily kitchen inspections in order to maintain departmental facility sanitation and safety standards in accordance with state and federal regulations.
5. Implements new and changing menus for the weekly cycles and the Executive Chef’s featured specials.
6. Assists Executive Chef with tracking and recording all invoices received.
7. Ensures proper preparation and portions of all hot food for daily menus which include special diets such as Puree, Dysphasia mechanical, Dysphasia Advance, Low sodium, Calorie Control and Diabetic Diets as required by state and departmental guidelines. Ensures proper preparation of food items such as soups, sauces, meats/fish and gravies, casseroles, desserts, vegetables, starches and any other as required.
8. Oversees and assists with the preparation of food items for the Terrace Dining Room and The Bistro. Ensures all food orders are appropriately plated for wait staff.
9. Prepares food for daily catering orders as appropriate.
10. Ensures the recording of temperatures for food items in appropriate logs and correcting temperatures if inadequate, in accordance to state and departmental standards.
11. Ensures documentation of temperatures of walk-ins and freezers at the beginning and ending of the day.
12. Responsible for proper rotation of food items in the refrigerated walk-ins and freezers and dry storage as well as proper labeling and covering of food items in accordance with state and departmental standards.
13. Communicates with the Executive Chef regarding any food items needed to be ordered.
14. Communicates with other food service staff regarding the daily menu and receiving any pertinent dietary changes for Supported Living.
15. Ensures the proper set-up and clean-up of the kitchen front line and production areas in accordance with departmental standards.
16. Oversees the dishwasher’s daily and weekly cleaning duties. Follows up with dishwasher staff as needed to ensure duties are completed.
17. Maintains a clean, organized and sanitized work area including related walk-in areas.
18. Attends production meetings as needed to ensure production and quality standards are understood and effectively communicated to the kitchen staff through prep lists.

Secondary Job Duties:
1. Responsible for assisting kitchen staff with any necessary prep work.
2. Assists in putting away any incoming food supply orders promptly in accordance with state and departmental standards.
3. Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Chef or Dining Services Manager.
4. Participates on organizational Quality Improvement Circles as requested.

Job Requirements:
Must be able to demonstrate good communication skills. Must demonstrate knowledge of food/menu costing tools to include pricing updates and recipe documentation. Must be organized, flexible and work well under pressure. Must have a valid Food Handlers Permit.

Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required:
Minimum three (3) years experience as a cook in a Health Care or Food Service Facility, Restaurant, or Hotel. Dietary experience and minimum one (1) year lead cook experience required. Knowledge of kitchen sanitation procedures. High School diploma, GED or equivalent required. Computer experience with Windows software.

Confidentiality Requirements:
Employee accesses, uses and/or discloses Protected Health Information, as defined by HIPAA, only to the extent minimally necessary to accomplish essential job functions. Employee practices appropriate safeguards to prevent unauthorized access, use and/or disclosure of PHR (paper, electronic and oral) within the work area.

Material/Equipment Directly Used:
Knives, all commercial kitchen equipment, commercial dishmachine, cleaning/sanitizing equipment, rolling carts, telephone, computer and elevators.

Physical and Environment Requirements:
1. Ability to lift heavy items (up to 50 Pounds) such as cases of produce and meat. Ability to transport products from storage areas to production areas.
2. Ability to stand for extended periods of time, such as during food preparation.
3. Ability to feel hot and cold temperatures adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
4. Ability to speak, hear and see adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
5. Ability to handle and use knives, utensils and other types of kitchen equipment to perform the essential functions of the job.
6. Ability to smell and taste adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
7. Ability to work in inside and outside environment conditions as necessary.
8. Ability to work in extremely cold (temperature below 32 degrees for more than one hour at a time) and hot (temperature above 100 degrees for more than one hour at a time) conditions adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
9. The person in this position is not at risk for blood-borne pathogens.

Email resume and/or application to hire@horizonhouse.org

January 31, 2015

RN Home Care Services Supervisor

Nikkei Concerns, an elder health care/wellness organization for the Japanese American and broader Asian communities is seeking qualified applicants for the position of RN Home Care Services Supervisor. Please visit our website at www.nikkeiconcerns.org for a complete job announcement that includes the position’s minimum requirements. Interested qualified individuals should email their resume and a cover letter to jrivera@nikkeiconcerns.org Position advertisement is open until filled.

January 31, 2015

Controller

PRCN of Seattle – Transforming the Perception of Age – and you are leading the way as our Controller. PRCN is a leader in the Senior Living business and we are at the beginning of an exponential growth period. The sector that is 40 million today will be 80 million in twenty years, and we need a superstar professional to help us be a part of it all.

Highlights of opportunity:
• Manage monthly/annual closing processes to ensure financials are properly recorded and reported on a timely, consistent basis.
• Manage company cash flow activities and processes to meet short term working capital requirements, as well as long term debt servicing
• Supervise Accounting Department
• Position reports to Vice President of Finance
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements include:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
• CPA preferred
• 8+ years of progressive experience in general accounting, experience with balance sheet management including financial statement preparation
• Supervisory Experience
• Prior experience in Senior Living strongly preferred

We offer a highly competitive compensation package including comprehensive benefits and a deferred compensation plan.

Please click on this link to apply.

Criminal background check and drug testing required upon contingent offer of employment. At PRCN we are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all residents, staff, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations.

January 31, 2015

Director of Clinical Services

Consonus Healthcare is an upper echelon skilled nursing company that operates rehab programs primarily in skilled nursing facilities, retirement communities, and long-term care campuses. Consonus Healthcare has been in business since 1996 and is a subsidiary of Marquis Companies. At Consonus Healthcare we understand that making people’s lives better isn’t just a business – for many, it’s a calling. For more information about Consonus please visit our website at www.consonuslife.com\rehab .

Position Summary:
Consonus realizes today’s financial and regulatory environment create a variety of stressors to a quality and compliant clinical product. Our focus remains on providing the best resources to our clinicians so they have the opportunity to excel in delivering clinical services to our customers. This position allows a clinician with balanced skills in operational knowledge, clinical excellence, and a passion for teaching and mentoring an opportunity to enhance our commitment to clinical outcomes. Consonus currently employs a Director of Clinical Services covering Oregon and Washington and now seeks one to cover Northern California, the Midwest and Texas.

Requirements:
– Must have valid license as a Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist
– Must be willing to travel up to 80% but maintain a permanent residence in either the Bay Area of Northern CA or Chicago, Illinois (other cities in MW or Texas with a major airport may be considered)
– Must have a strong clinical background in skilled nursing rehabilitation
– Minimum of 5 years of skilled nursing experience post PPS
– Minimum of 2+ year of management experience as a therapist
– Demonstrated presentation skills in front of large groups
– Demonstrated ability to manage multiple long-term projects at once
– Proficient in Medicare billing/documentation
– Knowledge of the Medicare denial and appeal process
– Evidence of ability to write appeal letters

Responsibilities & Duties:
Responsible for oversight of clinical compliance in the areas defined and supervised by the Vice President of Quality & Outcomes
– Clinical Program development
o Assess education needs of the organization and develop strategies based on evidence based practice to execute
o Identify and facilitate training materials and systems to assure clinical programs and resources are effectively utilized throughout the organization
o Mentor therapists in clinical skills as needed in coordination with operations team
– Audits and Denials
o Assist with documentation audits per company policy
o Develop and deliver one on one or small group coaching and mentoring in documentation strategies
o Coordinate with operations the collection of ADR materials and assign cover letters
o Write, edit and/or approve all appeal communications for assigned area per company protocol
o Track and oversee the denial and appeal process for assigned area

Liaise with Operations:
o Coordinate clinical actions plans (in partnership with the Area or Rehab Director) for clinical staff for which specific deficit areas have been identified (I.e. documentation, evaluations skills, etc.)
o Act as a clinical resource for customer issues
o Assist Area Directors in the achievement of operational goals through clinical programs
o Support RD and AD during external surveys and audits
o Assist AD with new contract start-up.

Other Duties:
o Develop and lead educational meetings, webinars, and online forum discussions
o Develop and implement strategies for new Medicare requirements or regulations
o Serve as a resource for Consonus and staff for clinical issues
o Represent Consonus as a Trusted Advisor through speaking engagements or participation at professional associations and events (i.e. Leading Age, ACHA, NASL, APTA, AOTA, etc.)
o Participate on Consonus compliance committee
o Assist with development of clinical and compliance policies and procedures

Please apply online at www.consonuslife.com/rehab – select the apply now button and submit a resume directly to Christine Mize cmize@consonushealth.com

January 31, 2015

Facilities Director

Park Shore– A unique gem known for its expansive waterfront access, charming neighborhood and outdoor lifestyle. Park Shore senior living is a high quality retirement community (CCRC) on the shores of Lake Washington and located in Madison Park. We are seeking a new Facilities Director for our community. Are you the right person for this role?

This position is full-time, generally Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Our Facilities Director supervises the growth, development and maintenance of the buildings, grounds, housekeeping and mechanical assets of Park Shore senior living, while leading our community as part of the Executive Director’s management team.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for overall leadership and direction of the Facilities Management Department. This comprehensive role includes maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, laundry, capital projects, refurbishing, security, and fleet vehicles. This position assists administration in the strategic planning and accreditation processes as it pertains to the facilities and physical plant of the campus. In addition, this position represents the campus and provides oversight and coordination of some or all aspects of construction as directed by the executive director. The Facilities Director is responsible for assuring compliance with all applicable local, state and federal statutes and conformance with campus safety programs.

Job Requirements
Must have experience as a senior level facilities manager, or similar, with a minimum of 7 years of experience. Prior supervision experience is required. Position requires general knowledge of building and maintenance procedures, including experience in dealing with electricity, plumbing, air conditioning, heating and ventilation, general carpentry, electronic and other related areas. General knowledge of construction, ability to read and interpret blueprints with a proven record of project management is necessary. Must have proficient computer skills to communicate and utilize management tools.

Bachelor’s Degree required. Concentration in Facilities Management, Construction Management and/or Engineering preferred. Certifications in related areas are highly desirable.

Must communicate clearly in written and spoken English with all levels of residents, staff and management. Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills. The ability to show patience and compassion to senior adults is essential.

Must have a valid state driver’s license and a good driving record.

A person in this position must be able to demonstrate good human relation skills. This requires the ability to manage a variety of tasks, organize and supervise work activity of others and effectively deal with building operations. The individual must also be able to motivate and direct staff in a variety of functions, and lead safety practices by example.
If you believe you’d be an asset to our team and are interested in learning more or you want to apply for this position, please visit us online

Park Shore offers the following Benefits:
• Highly Competitive Compensation Plan
• Highly-subsidized annual ORCA card program.
• Generous Paid-Time Off to include: vacation, sick/safe leave, personal day and paid holidays.
• Company Meal Program and access to Fitness Center.
• Full-Time Team Members eligible for medical/dental/vision and other benefits.
• We also have a 403(b) with company matching up to 4%.

Background checks and drug testing required upon contingent offer of employment. Park Shore also requires annual tuberculosis screening and flu vaccination.
Company Overview
Presbyterian Retirement Communities Northwest (PRCN) has been a proud member of the Seattle, Washington, retirement community for over 5 decades. Incorporated in 1956 by the Presbyterian Church (USA), PRCN quickly became a place for seniors to live fully enriched lives. At the time PRCN was formed, there were not many retirement community options in Washington State, and the Church saw an opportunity to fill an important need to serve the community. The Presbyterian Church chose to extend its chartable, religious mission by providing housing and services for seniors through PRCN.

January 31, 2015

Grill Cook

Horizon House of Seattle. This position is responsible for the preparation of all cooked to order hot food items for guests in the Deli and the Terrace Dining Room and for preparing daily select items for Supported Living, as well as catered events according to HH recipe standards. He/she is responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and sanitary work station in accordance with departmental standards. He/she must maintain high customer service expectations in keeping with Horizon House (HH) customer service pledge.

Essential Job Duties:
1. Prepares all hot food for daily select menus which include special diets such as Puree, Dysphasia Mechanical, Dysphasia Advance, Low sodium, Calorie Control and Diabetic Diets as required by state and departmental guidelines.
2. Responsible for preparing hot food items for the Deli and the Terrace Dining Room which include seasonal daily and weekly rotating chef’s specials. Plates up all hot food orders for the Dining Room at Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner. He/she is responsible for ensuring plates are hot, attractive, consistent, and portioned properly.
3. He/she is responsible for setting up and maintaining the front hot line area to ensure prompt service and pick up. He/she is responsible for preparing any hot food orders for catering orders.
4. Responsible for preparing and ensuring quality standards for all employee meal orders.
5. Responsible for maintaining food temperature log sheets per departmental protocol and correcting temperatures if necessary in accordance to state and departmental standards.
6. Responsible for documenting refrigeration temperature log sheets per departmental protocol and reporting any deficiencies immediately per departmental standards.
7. Responsible for proper storage and rotation of food items in the refrigerated walk-ins, freezers and dry storage as well as proper labeling and covering of food items in accordance with state and departmental standards.
8. Responsible for communicating with the Sous Chef regarding any food items needed to be ordered.
9. Responsible for communicating with other food service staff regarding the daily menu and receiving any pertinent dietary changes for Supported Living.
10. Responsible for preparing any necessary food items for the next day’s menu.
11. Responsible for maintaining a clean, organized, and sanitized work area including related walk-in areas.

Secondary Job Duties:
1. Responsible for assisting the next shift’s cook and pantry position with any necessary prep work.
2. Assists in putting away any incoming food supply orders promptly in accordance with state and departmental standards.
3. Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned by the Sous Chef or Executive Chef
4. Participate on organizational Quality Improvement Circles as requested.

Job Requirements:
Must be able to demonstrate good communication skills. He/she must demonstrate English proficiency in both written and verbal communication and the ability to successfully scale recipes as needed. Must be organized, flexible and work well under pressure. Must have a valid Food Handlers Permit.

Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required:
Minimum three years experience as a line cook in a Health Care or Food Service Facility, restaurant or Hotel. Dietary experience desired but not required. Must possess and demonstrate knowledge of kitchen sanitation procedures and the ability to utilize specified recipes. High School diploma or equivalent required.

Material/Equipment Directly Used:
Knives, all commercial kitchen equipment, commercial dishmachine, cleaning/sanitizing equipment, rolling carts, telephone and elevators.

Physical and Environment Requirements:
1. Ability to lift heavy items (up to 50 Pounds) such as cases of produce and meat. Ability to transport products from storage areas to production areas.
2. Ability to stand for extended periods of time, such as during food preparation.
3. Ability to feel hot and cold temperatures adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
4. Ability to speak, hear and see adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
5. Ability to handle and use knives, utensils and other types of kitchen equipment to perform the essential functions of the job.
6. Ability to smell and taste adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
7. Ability to work in inside and outside environment conditions as necessary.
8. Ability to work in extremely cold (temperature below 32 degrees for more than one hour at a time) and hot (temperature above 100 degrees for more than one hour at a time) conditions adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
9. The person in this position is not at risk for blood-borne pathogens.

Email resume and/or application to hire@horizonhouse.org

January 12, 2015

Administrator

Cristwood Nursing and Rehab Center, our client, a premier private continuing care retirement community (CCRC), has recently retained our executive search firm to assist in recruiting a Licensed Administrator to lead and manage the growth and development of its sizable Nursing & Rehabilitation Center facilities in Seattle, Washington.

Cristwood, as part of the Senior Living Division of CRISTA Ministries, has a long history of senior care in the Pacific Northwest. In 1950, CRISTA Senior Ministries was formally established for 20 residents. As the ministry continued to expand, CRISTA Senior Living opened the first assisted living community in the Seattle Area. Today, CRISTA Senior Living is an accredited Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) with more than 700 senior residents in two beautiful Northwest locations. Its mission––to honor Christ by bringing joy and purpose to the lives of seniors.

The Nursing Administrator will report to the Vice President of Senior Living and be responsible for overall leadership and operations of the skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation center, which includes a staff of 270 and budget in excess of $16 million. As part of the senior living leadership team, he/she will support strategic planning, budget and program development, mentor a positive culture, and oversee improvements to the facilities. The Administrator will act as a role model of Christian faith and service, expand reach in the community, and cultivate relationships, while confirming the organization’s reputation as a leader in the industry.

Requirements for the position include a Bachelor degree and at least five (5) years of upper leadership experience in long-term care and organizational development. Background working with regulatory agencies involved with skilled nursing facilities is expected. The successful candidate will have a Nursing Home Administrators License in good standing and a heart and compassion for the aged.

Compensation includes an attractive base salary and benefits normally associated with a high quality social services provider. This is an exceptional position with excellent long-term potential doing work of significance.

If you are aware of anyone with whom you feel we should be in contact regarding this opportunity, please communicate with me directly. All referrals will be held in strict confidence.

L•W•FOOTE COMPANY  *  Dwayne S. Foote – President *  dfoote@lwfoote.com

January 12, 2015

Memory Fitness Assistant

Aljoya Thornton Place-ERA Living a respected leader in retirement living in the Puget Sound, has an immediate opportunity available for a Memory Fitness Assistant to join our team.The successful candidate will support the total life enrichment program by providing programming assistance and conducting activities for residents with early stage memory loss. In this position, you will work with seniors on an individual and group basis using a professional team approach within our upscale retirement community.
Position Qualifications:

  • Must have experience working with an aging population and/or prior experience working with cognitively impaired individuals.
  • Some college courses in recreation, gerontology or equivalent experience are a plus.
  • Degree and CTRS preferred but not required.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Must be skilled in the use of Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Must have the ability to assist residents in emergency situations.
  • Requires a valid WA State driver’s license, driving record in good standing, and be 21 years of age or older in order to meet the company’s auto insurance requirements.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug test.

Within 30 Days of Hire Obtain Following:

  • First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Food Handler’s Certificate
  • Caregiver Dementia & Caregiver Mental Health Certificate
  • Alcohol Server’s Permit
  • Modified Fundamentals of Care

We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package including medical, vision, dental and life insurance, employee assistance program, 401(k) with company match; holidays, sick and vacation. Shift Available: Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 5:00pm

If you are dedicated to honoring older adults apply today. Apply online Aljoya Thornton Place maintains a strict non-smoking environment. Equal Opportunity Employer * www.eraliving.com

January 12, 2015

Memory Fitness Assistant/Driver (PT)

University House-ERA Living of Issaquah, a premier retirement living community on the beautiful Sammamish Plateau, has an outstanding opportunity for a Part-time Memory Fitness Assistant/Driver. The position will contribute to the quality of life of an educated senior population, planning and leading enriched activities and occasionally providing transportation services.

Qualifications:
• Must have experience working with an aging population and/or prior experience working with cognitively impaired adults.
• Requires a Valid WA State Driver’s License.
• Degree in Recreation/Recreation Therapy and/or CNA certification is preferred.
• Excellent customer service and communication skills both written and verbal.
• Must be skilled in the use of Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently.
• Requires ability to assist residents in the event of an emergency.
• Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

Within 30 Days of Hire Obtain Following:
• First Aid and CPR Certificate
• Food Handler’s Certificate
• Caregiver Dementia & Caregiver Mental Health Certificate
• Alcohol Server’s Permit
• Modified Fundamentals of Care

Shift available: 8:00 am to 4:30pm, Saturday through Tuesday. If you are dedicated to honoring older adults, please apply online Equal Opportunity Employer * www.eraliving.com

January 12, 2015

RN/Long Term Care Clinical Care Manager

Foss Home & Village of Seattle, is a not-for-profit memory care, long-term care & assisted living facility serving the community since 1929. We are seeking a full-time RN / Long Term Care Clinical Care Manager for our busy 69-bed long-term care unit.

This is an excellent opportunity to assist the Director of Nursing, developing & coordinating the direct delivery of quality nursing care, as well as supervise and manage (7) LN’s and NAC’s on the assigned unit.

The ideal candidate must have long-term care experience, demonstrated skills in leadership with good communication, organization and customer service skills.

We offer excellent benefit package including: Free Medical, Dental & Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, & Paid Vacation. Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug & Alcohol Free Facility.

Apply at:
Foss Home & Village
13023 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98133
Phone: (206) 364-1300
Fax: (206) 834-2531

Or download application at our website: www.fosscare.org

January 12, 2015

Environmental Services Director

Park Shore of Seattle, A unique gem known for its expansive waterfront access, charming neighborhood and outdoor lifestyle. Park Shore senior living is a high quality retirement community (CCRC) on the shores of Lake Washington and located in Madison Park. We are seeking a new EVS Director for our community. Are you the right person for this role?

This position is full-time, generally Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Our EVS Director supervises the growth, development and maintenance of the buildings, grounds, housekeeping and mechanical assets of Park Shore senior living, while leading our community as part of the Executive Director’s management team.

Park Shore offers the following Benefits:
• Highly Competitive Compensation Plan
• Highly-subsidized annual ORCA card program.
• Generous Paid-Time Off to include: vacation, sick/safe leave, personal day and paid holidays.
• Company Meal Program and access to Fitness Center.
• Full-Time Team Members eligible for medical/dental/vision and other benefits.
• We also have a 403(b) with company matching up to 4%.

If you believe you’d be an asset to our team and are interested in learning more or you want to apply for this position, please visit us online
Background checks and drug testing required upon contingent offer of employment. Park Shore also requires annual tuberculosis screening and flu vaccination.

January 12, 2015

Resident Care Manager – RN

The Hearthstone The Hearthstone, a premier retirement community located on the beautiful shores of Green Lake is looking for a committed and compassionate Resident Care Manager to be a member of a dynamic team in its skilled nursing facility. The Resident Care Manager is responsible for ensuring that the highest level of care is provided to all the residents in accordance with regulatory standards.

It is a value of the Hearthstone to dedicate itself to providing professional, quality services delivered with compassion, understanding and integrity. Our department values include education, doing the right thing and celebrating our team, which we esteem just as highly as our residents-we respect and reward each individual’s contribution.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
• A current unencumbered State of Washington RN license
• Strong leadership, customer service, team-building and communication skills
• Ability to handle multiple interruptions and multi-task a mix of long-term and Medicare residents
• Two or more years of experience in a long term care setting as a licensed nurse
• Previous RCM or manager experience preferred but not required
• Ability to utilize Word, Excel, PowerPoint and knowledge of or ability to learn Answers on Demand (AOD) software programs
• Accuracy – Able to perform work accurately and thoroughly
• A desire to collaborate with others; striving to create a greater sense of community
• Knowledge of State and Federal regulations pertaining to long term care.
• MDS process and experience with Medicare requirements.
• Strong leadership and management skills; ability to direct and motivate the workforce.
• Strong assessment skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills; ability to explain policies and procedures and motivate staff compliance; ability to effectively communicate with team members, residents, family members and outside parties.
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with sensitive medical information and foster a safe, ethical work environment.

Competitive wage and benefits offered, including 100% employer paid medical and dental insurance and much, much more! Come be a part of our caring and compassionate team where we have enhanced the lives of seniors since 1966.

In order to learn more about this position, and to directly apply online

December 14, 2014

Social Worker

Christian Health Care Center is a nonprofit skilled nursing facility located in Lynden – 20 minutes north of Bellingham and 10 minutes south of the Huntingdon border crossing (US/BC).  We are currently seeking a full time Adult Day Health SOCIAL WORKER to join our team.

The schedule for this position is: Monday – Friday, day shifts. Social service duties include serving as team leader for the adult day health interdisciplinary team, coordinating admissions, referrals and other social services related to the program. Responsible for daily operations and staffing assignments. Also provides social service counsel to families, caregivers and participants.

Other duties and requirements are outlined in the job description for this position, found on CHCC’s website.
Applicants for this position should have a BA in social work is required. They should have a positive and friendly manner, great written and oral communication skills. They should work well under pressure and should be organized and detail oriented. Familiarity with government regulations relating to adult day health care programs is desirable.

Ready to learn more about this employment opportunity? Download the job description from our website and apply anytime online. http://chcclynden.org/careers-education/

December 14, 2014

Resident Care Manager

The Cannon House of the Sea-Mar Community Health Centers in Seattle, is looking for a Resident Care Manager -a full-time position available for a 106-bed Assisted Living Facility. We are looking for a dynamic, critical thinker with excellent clinical, leadership and management skills and an interest in working with an ethnically diverse resident population. Good team-building, interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), knowledge of State and Federal regulations as they apply to Assisted Living facilities is required.

Qualifications: RN or LPN with current WA State License; supervisory experience is required. Under the direction of the Administrator and Nurse Consultant, the incumbent is responsible for the day to day operations of the daily functions of the Nursing Department within the framework of an interdisciplinary care team; including but not limited to clinical work and oversight to address resident care needs; staffing, the development and implementation of policies and procedures to meet government regulations and Sea-Mar standards and philosophy.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits and an exciting multicultural work environment. Please e-mail resumes and cover letter to Carolina Lucero, Senior Vice-President at carolinalucero@seamarchc.org.

December 14, 2014

Nurse Practitioner

Horizon House is a vibrant retirement community dedicated to dignified aging, life fulfillment, and service to the broader community. Horizon House is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and located on Seattle’s First Hill. We have an opening for a part-time (30 hrs/week) Nurse Practitioner to work in both our onsite Outpatient Medical Clinic and Supported Living (licensed under Assisted Living).

• Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in one of Seattle’s premier retirement communities?
• Do you have a passion for working with and collaborating with an elder population?
• Have you had experience presenting educational sessions on topics such as aging and health?
• Are you a licensed Nurse Practitioner and in good standing in the state of Washington?
• Do you have 3 to 5 years of experience in acute and long-term care?

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations of Independent and Supported Living residents. The Nurse Practitioner will assist in identification of staff training needs and teaching/training of health service personnel within areas of responsibility and experience. The Nurse Practitioner will also be responsible for developing the business within Horizon House for the clinical services.

Job requirements include: Nurse Practitioner with current licensure and in good standing with the state of Washington. Three to 5 years of nursing experience in acute and long-term care setting. Ability to function independently and interdependently. Demonstrate a high degree of initiative, flexibility and teamwork. 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. Must be familiar with Windows computer environment (Word and Excel).

Horizon House offers 100% paid health insurance benefits, a generous retirement match, discounted covered/secure parking OR well-subsidized mass transit ORCA Passport card. There is an on-site gym of which employees have full use and a clinic – free flu shots! Add to that a generous paid-time-off program, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Development Fund for continued education, an excellent recognition program, in-house training and leadership development, and Horizon House is one of the best places to work in the Seattle area. We have a beautiful facility with wonderful residents who show their appreciation in many ways.

If you have the qualifications we are looking for and believe you’d be an asset to our team, please send your cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, Horizon House, 900 University, Seattle, WA 98101, or, e-mail to hire@horizonhouse.org with title of position in subject line. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and /or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at hire@horizonhouse.org.

No phone calls, please. Horizon House is a drug and alcohol-free employer; criminal background and drug test must be completed upon contingent offer of employment. See full job description at on the Career tab at www.horizonhouse.org. EOE

December 14, 2014

Medical Assistant

Horizon Houseis a vibrant retirement community dedicated to dignified aging, life fulfillment, and service to the broader community. Horizon House is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and located on Seattle’s First Hill. We have an opening for a part-time (32 hrs/week) Medical Assistant to work in both our onsite Outpatient Medical Clinic and Supported Living (licensed under Assisted Living).

• Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in one of Seattle’s premier retirement communities?
• Do you have passion, patience and interpersonal skills for working with an elder population?
• Have you graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant training program?
• Do you have at least 2 years of experience in a healthcare environment?

The Medical Assistant assists clinic staff in performing a variety of back office, patient-related tasks and ensuring smooth patient and work flow within the department.

Job requirements include: Strong aptitude for detail and ability to work independently required. Strong organizational, problem-solving, and English communication skills are essential. Must be flexible, able to multi-task and work well under pressure. Proficiency with computer, including Microsoft Word products is required. Must be eligible for Washington state certification as a Health Care Assistant levels A, C, E, including completion of required Washington state AIDS training.

Horizon House offers 100% paid health insurance benefits, a generous retirement match, discounted covered/secure parking OR well-subsidized mass transit ORCA Passport card. There is an on-site gym of which employees have full use and a clinic – free flu shots! Add to that a generous paid-time-off program, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Development Fund for continued education, an excellent recognition program, in-house training and leadership development, and Horizon House is one of the best places to work in the Seattle area. We have a beautiful facility with wonderful residents who show their appreciation in many ways.

If you have the qualifications we are looking for and believe you’d be an asset to our team, please send your cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, Horizon House, 900 University, Seattle, WA 98101, or, e-mail to hire@horizonhouse.org with title of position in subject line. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and /or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at hire@horizonhouse.org.

No phone calls, please. Horizon House is a drug and alcohol-free employer; criminal background and drug test must be completed upon contingent offer of employment. See full job description at on the Career tab at www.horizonhouse.org. EOE

December 2, 2014

LPN

Park Shore of Seattle, is looking for an LPN for Assisted Living.

SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the Healthcare Manager, oversees the delivery of medication and nursing services for the residents, ensuring that staffing, supplies, and services are provided at the highest level and meet all requirements.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
· Reviews routines, calendar of events, and resident needs, delegates and assigns staff to work accordingly. Conducts shift change report meetings.
· Coordinates arrangements for resident appointments, treatments, or procedures, including transportation. Ensures that ‘vitals’, histories, and physicals are done as scheduled.
· Processes physician orders.
· Makes daily rounds to observe and evaluate physical and emotional status of residents.
· Coordinates admission and discharge of residents.
· Assists in training new staff and documents performance of all nursing staff.
· Reviews and updates resident care plans for problems, needs, appropriate goals, and approaches.
· Reviews medication profiles for completeness of information, accuracy in physician order transcription, and adheres to stop condition changes. Assists in ensuring that medication is provided in accordance with State law.
· Ensures that medications and supplies are ordered and in stock. Ensures that scheduled drugs are counted at shift change.
· Keeps the Healthcare Manager (HCM) informed of residents’ status and related matters.
· Communicates with Administration, Social Services, and Chaplain as necessary.
· Provides direct resident care, treatment, and medication as ordered. Charts on residents as necessary and required. Assures that all charting and record keeping is completed.
· Updates families as to resident condition – in accordance with policies and procedures.
· Follows up on dietary requirements and recommendations.
· Participates in Quarterly Care Plan reviews.
· Updates the medical and NAC Flow Sheets and order sheets at end of month.
· Communicates with physicians as required. Keeps medication sheets current and updates Physician Orders.

  • Participates in investigating, documenting, and resolving complaints by residents and family members
    · Performs administrative duties such as telephone work, faxes, filing, records management, scheduling, charting, and paperwork.
    · Attends meetings, in-services, and participates in fire and disaster drills.
    · Assists HCM and DNS as required.
    · Coordinates and communicates with residents’ physician, family, other professionals, and caregivers the ordered care for each resident.
    · Performs assessments on residents, provides information for completion of nursing components of MDS. Performs quarterly reviews and assessments of assigned residents per policy and procedure.
    · Monitors residents for mental, physical and/or emotional changes. Reports any changes to appropriate staff.
    · Performs nursing functions in a professional manner to the extent and within the limits of the scope of licensure with the State of Washington.
    · Institutes alert charting as needed per procedure.
    · Prepares appropriate documents in relationship to sending residents to another facility, hospital or when ordering lab and x-ray.
    · Directs NACs nursing care according to basic standard of care and nursing directives/care plans. Gives report and returns report with NACs on each shift.
    · Makes walking rounds with NACs while doing report, checking rooms and residents’ care each shift.
    · Reinforces to NACs importance of Knock-Name-Wait-Wash-Pull and Explain when going into a resident’s room.
    · Participates in performance evaluations of nursing assistants. Communicates concerns about NAC performance to HCM.
    · Confers regularly with the DNS and HCM on resident conditions, unusual circumstances, admissions, and incidents.
    · Completes incident reports as needed and conducts the initial investigation. Summarizes and reaches a conclusion to the investigation as possible.
    · Helps ensure Health Center, assisted living is clean and odor free.
    · Demonstrates a compassionate and caring relationship with residents, families and co-workers.
    · Enforces universal precautions, wearing gloves, gown, mask and goggles as needed.
    · Confers regularly with physician and reports changes of condition.
    · Cleans and disinfects cart surface as needed. Cleans medication storage area.
    · Remains aware of infection control issues and implements necessary changes.
    · Discusses with related professionals on current resident conditions and changes via formal and informal reporting to ensure appropriate and consistent care.
    · Attends routine nursing meetings & scheduled in-service trainings.
    · Responds to emergencies in independent living & assisted living as needed. Performs first aid as needed to IL & AL residents. Provides assessment & advice to independent living residents in emergencies.
    · Performs other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS:
    Directly supervises two to four employees on Assisted Living floors. Can be responsible for supervising more than two and seldom over 10 people. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Part-time immediate supervision of or direction of one or more employees, performing the same or directly related work most of the time as those supervised. No responsibility for costs, methods or personnel. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SPECIALIZED TRAINING REQUIRED:
    Four year college or university education. Must be a LPN in state of Washington with a minimum of five years related experience, with experience in Geriatrics preferred. Must be able to provide leadership and supervision over other staff. Must be accurate, detail-oriented, and able to keep thorough records and charts. Must have knowledge of DSHS Regulations, with good communication skills in speaking and writing.MATERIAL/EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
    Nursing equipment such as blood pressure cuffs, syringes, thermometers and stethoscope. It will also include office equipment such as computer, copier, telephone, fax machine.WORKING CONDITIONS:
    The location for this position is in Assisted Living. Time may also be spent in assisted living and in independent living resident apartments. It also includes the nurse’s station, resident rooms, administrative offices and common areas. Potential for exposure to bloodborne pathogens. May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc. Must be able to assist residents and staff in case of a disaster.JOB STATUS:
    Full Time, variable days, 6:30-3:00pm
    Click on this link “Apply for this Position
December 2, 2014

Health Services Administrator

Judson Park Retirement Community is seeking a Health Services Administrator to oversee our full continuum of care delivery in the Health Center (The Village), The Lodge and Grove (Assisted Living) and In-home Care (Home Health) in accordance with federal, state, and local standards, laws and ordinances; manages and controls the functions of the health services programs to provide quality services within budgetary boundaries.

We are looking for a great communicator, who has a listening ear and who enjoys building morale and believes in teamwork. An Administrator who uses collaborative problem solving to gain buy-in with change and can act quickly to make decisions when needed. A leader who is fair and consistent and understands a resident directed care culture.

Duties include: ensuring that nursing services, social services, food program, medical needs, therapeutic recreation/activity, spiritual life, health information, and pharmaceutical programs are planned, implemented, and evaluated to maximize resident quality of life and quality of care, assisting with the development and management of annual operating and capital budgets to effectively utilize fiscal resources, supervising Health Services team members, including instructing, assigning and reviewing work, ensuring that a system for maintaining and improving building, grounds, and equipment is planned, implemented, and evaluated, and ensuring resident transitions through the various care levels are as seamless as possible.

Requirements include: a Bachelor’s with a major in one of the professional disciplines concerned with service to people such as social work, hospital administration, theology, business or public administration or a related field; graduate work in any of the mentioned fields desirable; minimum of 2 years of experience as a Nursing Home Administrator; membership and active participation in professional and community service organization is very helpful; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. the successful candidate must have or obtain assisted Living Specialty Training within 120 days of hire.

Judson Park, an ABHOW Community, is one of the nation’s most trusted providers of senior housing and health care. As a nonprofit, non-sectarian corporation, we are committed to providing exceptional service to older adults, their families and the wider community.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Judson Park, 23600 Marine View Drive S., Des Moines WA 98198, fax (206) 870-6633 or e-mail lvalenzuela@abhow.com

December 2, 2014

MDS Coordinator/Restorative Nurse

Bayview Retirement Community is a dynamic and vibrant non-profit senior retirement community located in Seattle’s historic Lower Queen Anne district, is looking for an experienced and motivated professional to fill the position of MDS Coordinator/Restorative Nurse.

This individual will ensure that a comprehensive and current health care plan is initiated for each HC resident in our 50-bed Health Center. They will also ensure that all applicable laws and regulations are followed relating to the creation and transmission of all Minimum Data Set (MDS), Care Area Assessments (CAA), and care plans. Additional duties will include assisting as a restorative nurse when needed administering prescribed medications, performing ordered treatments, and assuring that Nursing Assistants – Certified (NACs) provide care in a manner that will provide optimal benefit to residents.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Current licensure in the State of Washington as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse, in good standing.
• Knowledge of and experience in geriatric nursing and long term care.
• Working knowledge of Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, Minimum Data Set, Quality Indicators, Medicaid Case Mix Reimbursement System, and Medicare Prospective Payment System and AOD software a must.
• Effective patient assessment, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
• Effective working knowledge of computers, computer database functions relating to specific responsibilities, data transmission and downloading, and word-processing software.

To apply- go to: http://app.hireology.com/s/31575. Bayview is an equal opportunity employer.

December 2, 2014

Driver

Park Shore of Seattle is looking for a Driver.
Primary Purpose:
Operates an automobile or small bus to transport Residents to and from appointments and errands.

Principle Responsibilities:
•Operates an automobile to pick up, transport and return Residents to and from various locations.
•Coordinates the pickup and delivery of Residents between various sites.
•Monitors condition of equipment and reports malfunctions to supervisor.
•Cleans, washes, and waxes vehicle.
•Keeps vehicle filled with gas and performs routine maintenance.
•Responds to transportation requests from Administration.
•Responds to Resident inquiries, requests, and complaints relating to transportation services within scope of authority and refers unresolved matters to supervisor.
•Carries parcels from vehicle to building and sorts by Resident.
•Performs transport and maintenance/repair duties in accordance with safety regulations and department policies and procedures.
•Assists Office Manager and team with administrative duties and/or tasked, as required.
•Promote the Mission, Vision, and Values of Park Shore in all areas of responsibility;
•Other duties as assigned or may be necessary in an organization having overlapping roles and responsibilities.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with staff and external constituents.

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
•Must be at least eighteen years of age.
•High School Graduate or GED preferred.
•Must be able to read, write and speak English and have previous successful work experience.
•Must be able to follow oral and written directions and instruction, with the ability to work independently and cooperatively as a member of a team.
•Must have the desire and ability to solve problems, have initiative, and be willing to work flexible hours.
•Must have excellent communication and customer service skills and maintain a high degree of cleanliness.
•Basic mechanical ability and knowledge of use and operation of cell phone required.
•Must have one to three years of professional driving experience, with a clean driving record.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work is performed primarily outdoors while driving in heavy city traffic.

Park Shore offers the following Benefits:
•Competitive salary
•Annual, Highly-subsidized ORCA card program (Approximately 80% employer paid).
•Generous Paid-Time Off to include: vacation, sick/safe leave, personal day and paid holidays.
•Meal plan and use of the Fitness Center.
•Full-Time Team Members receive medical/dental (Approximately 80% of premiums paid by employer).
•Full-Time Team Members also receive employer paid STD, LTD and Life Insurance
•We also have a 403(b) with company match to 4%.
To apply – go to this link

November 11, 2014

Social Worker

Bethany at Silver Lake is looking for a full-time social worker for the Medicare and rehabilitation unit. Applicant must need to participate in the planning of the resident’s admission, return to home and community, or transfer to another facility by assessing the impact of these changes and making arrangements for their social and emotional support.

Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, and experience working with aging adults is preferred.

– Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
– Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
– Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel and support agencies
– Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.

Contact: Brandon Matrone, MSW
Social Services Director
Bethany at Silver Lake
brandonm@bethanynw.org

November 19, 2014

Certified Nursing Assistant

Columbia Lutheran Home Are you looking for a fun and rewarding place to work? Come work for one of the best Nursing Homes in the Seattle area. Columbia Lutheran Home is seeking a full time Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for day shift. Must have valid WA State NAC license. Hourly wage is based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, subsidized bus pass, paid holidays, paid personal leave, retirement plan.

Requirements:
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Skilled in interpersonal relationships
Ability and willingness to work with a diverse population
Experience with Long Term Care preferred, but not required.

Interested applicants are to fill out an application in person:

Columbia Lutheran Home
4700 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103
(two blocks south of the Woodland Park Zoo)
www.ColumbiaLutheranHome.com
Reception hours:
8 a.m. – 9 p.m., M-F
9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Weekends

November 19, 2014

Personal Services Manager (LPN/RN)

Ida Culver House is seeking a Personal Services Manager (LPN/RN). Ida Culver House Ravenna is a 90-apartment retirement community offering a superior level of comfort, quality and the personalized hospitality for which Era Living communities are known. Our close-knit community is comprised mostly of local residents who have a deep connection to Ravenna neighborhood’s inspiring heritage.
The Personal Services Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of resident care within the community, upholding the highest level of care in compliance with WA State Boarding Home regulations. The position will be responsible for the scheduling and supervision of Nursing Assistants and other resident care staff.

Shift: Monday through Friday with some on-call needs outside of standard working hours (including occasional weekends).

Requirements:
• Current WA state LPN or RN license
• Minimum five years of experience working with older adults in a residential setting (i.e. Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facility, or Home Health)
• Demonstrated ability to manage paraprofessional staff
• Excellent customer service skills
We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package including medical, vision, dental, life, long term disability, 401k with match, vacation, holiday, sick leave and longevity bonuses. If you are dedicated to honoring older adults, please apply online today at www.hrpmsi.com/jobs/ravpsm-aa.htm.
www.eraliving.com * Equal Opportunity Employer

November 19, 2014

Registered Nurse

Columbia Lutheran Home Looking for a fun and rewarding place to work? Come work for one of the best Non-Profit Nursing Homes in the Seattle area. We are a seeking a skilled and caring Registered Nurse to work as Resident Care Manager in our 116-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility. Hourly wage is based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, subsidized bus pass, paid holidays, paid personal leave, retirement plan.

The RCM coordinates and leads the overall operation of a resident care hall, including quality of care, supervision of nursing staff, performance-related issues, assessments and plans of care, support of residents, staff and families of residents. This position reports to the DNS.

Our ideal candidate will be a proven leader, have experience with Medicare and long-term care, and have strong attention to detail.

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, or fill out an application at our front desk located at 4700 Phinney Ave N. Seattle, WA 98103.
www.ColumbiaLutheranHome.com

November 19, 2014

Nursing Center Compliance Officer

Cristwood of CRISTA Senior Living, a ministry of CRISTA has been a senior care provider for over 60 years. Located in Shoreline, Cristwood offers a full spectrum of care: Independent living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation services.
Loving God by serving people is CRISTA’s mission and we are looking for an energetic and dynamic candidate who has a passion for seniors and wants an exceptional career/ministry opportunity serving as a Nursing Center Compliance Officer for our skilled nursing facility at Cristwood.

Major duties include monitoring all policies, procedures and practices for compliance with State and Federal regulations. Staying abreast of current and changing requirements as proscribed by all applicable regulating bodies and making sure the Nursing Center has procedures in place to ensure compliance with current and changing requirements. Will regularly advise and receive direction from the organization’s General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer concerning all regulatory compliance issues as they arise.

Essential Qualifications:

1. Christian Commitment: Strong personal faith in Christ, demonstrated in behavior and attitude.

2. Education: Associate 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.

3. Experience: A minimum of 3 years in a skilled nursing facility compliance position.

4. Licensure/Certification: None

5. Software and Equipment Used: Familiar with, or aptitude to become familiar with clinical software used in skilled nursing. Microsoft Office.

6. Other Considerations:
• A thorough understanding of all applicable Washington State and Federal laws specific to the operation of a skilled nursing facility.
• Must be organized and have interpersonal skills to effectively work well across the organization.

If you are interested, please go to www.crista.org and click on the Employment section to find this opportunity and apply.

November 19, 2014

CNA Restorative Aide

Mirabellais a vibrant and modern retirement community located in Seattle’s trendy South Lake Union area, a fast developing urban neighborhood.

We are currently seeking a CNA Restorative Aide to join our Skilled Nursing Facility. The Certified Nursing Assistant provides person centered individualized direct care to long term and/or temporary residents, works collaborative with the Interdisciplinary Team, and provides tailored Restorative Programs to individual residents. Washington State CNA certification is required. A minimum of one year experience as Certified Nursing Assistant and a Restorative Aide is required. Previous experience in a long term care facility preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team. Previous experience with Electronic Health Records is preferred.

This is a part time, weekend position. Mirabella offers an exceptional compensation package including competitive wages, an employer-matched retirement and pension plan, subsidized ORCA pass, wellness options, and subsidized meals.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit www.retirement.org/mirabellaseattle to complete an online application or receive a hard copy of our application through our front desk at 116 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109.

November 19, 2014

Director of Nursing Services

Mirabella is a vibrant and modern retirement community located in Seattle’s trendy South Lake Union area, a fast developing urban neighborhood.

We have an upcoming opportunity for a strong, energetic DNS to oversee care delivered in our 46-bed Skilled Nursing Facility. Must be a team player with passion for working with the aging and dementia population, possess strong knowledge of Washington and Federal Nursing Home regulation, be innovative, foster Person Centered Care approach among the staff, and thrive in an ever-changing senior healthcare environment. This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, accurate and holistic clinical skills, and attention to detail. A Washington State RN license is required and experienced in nursing management is preferred.

Mirabella offers an exceptional compensation package including competitive wages, an employer-matched retirement and pension plan, subsidized ORCA pass, medical, vision and dental insurance, wellness options, and subsidized meals.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit www.retirement.org/mirabellaseattle to complete an online application or receive a hard copy of our application through our front desk at 116 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109.

November 11, 2014

Activities Coordinator, Supported Living

Horizon House Supported Living is looking for you for our fulltime Activities Coordinator position, in our beautiful First Hill CCRC. Hours will include some evenings and weekends. Compensation begins at $17.81 to $21.38 per hr.
Horizon House offers 100% paid health insurance benefits, a generous retirement match, discounted covered/secure parking OR largely subsidized transit pass. There is an on-site gym which staff may use, as well as free flu shots! Add to that generous paid-time-off, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Development Fund for continued education, as well as in-house training.

 Are you looking for a meaningful employment opportunity in one of Seattle’s premier non-profit retirement communities?
 Do you have strong leadership skills?
 Are you a strong, clear communicator, able to be part of a closely working team?
 Are you very well organized?
 Are you flexible and able to think on your feet?
 Are you creative, energetic and compassionate?
 Do you LOVE engaging older people, interacting with them, having fun and doing interesting things?
 Do you have a special connection with people who are experiencing memory impairment or who have dementia?
 Would you enjoy a schedule other than M-F, 8am to 5pm?
 Are you a college graduate in a human services field, with experience working with older adults?

If you have these qualifications and believe you’d be an asset to our team, please send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Horizon House, 900 University St., Seattle, WA 98101, OR email to hire@horizonhouse.org. Please note the title of the position in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Horizon House is a drug and alcohol-free employer; criminal background and drug test must be completed upon contingent offer of employment. Horizon House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. See full job description at www.horizonhouse.org.

November 11, 2014

RN Health Services Director

Chateau of Bothell seeks an RN Health Services Director to lead both the Assisted Living and Memory Care Departments as well as provide direct supervision to the Assisted Living Nurse Manager and the Memory Care Nurse Manager. The Health Services Director will become knowledgeable in Chateau Retirement Communities’ philosophy, principles of service, policies and procedures. As a leader the HSD is expected to develop and maintain a positive atmosphere for residents, families and community team members.

For a full job description please visit.

Join our family today by submitting your resume to careers@chateaullc.com.

November 11, 2014

Executive Director – CCRC in Spokane

Rockwood at Hawthorne’s Executive Director for over 17 years, has decided to begin a well-earned retirement and begin a new chapter in his life. He has served our residents with passion, patience and optimism which has earned him their respect and trust and inspired his staff. To build on his outstanding service, we seek to find a dynamic individual who will take pride in our past and continue our mission of providing innovative care for seniors.

Incorporated as not-for-profit, Spokane United Methodist Homes, dba Rockwood Retirement Communities operates two Continuing Care Retirement Communities – Rockwood South Hill and Rockwood at Hawthorne. Both campuses are dually accredited through the CARF International and EAGLE and are the only CCRC’s between Minneapolis and Seattle with the CARF accreditation. Rockwood is built upon a resident-centered, faith-based service philosophy.
Rockwood at Hawthorne is located on a secluded, park-like 8-acre campus in a residential part of North Spokane, WA and is currently home to 105 residents who are served by 98 employees. We are a continuing care community with 20 units in skilled nursing, and 57 independent apartments within the Manor that can all be licensed as assisted living as needed so it is not necessary for residents to relocate to another apartment if there is a change in their health condition (29 units are currently licensed for assisted living). The Hawthorne campus also includes 20 independent homes and 6 duplexes.

Position Summary:
The primary purpose of this position is to direct the overall operation of Rockwood at Hawthorne Retirement Community in accordance with current Federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and in accordance with the policies and practices of Rockwood Retirement Communities under supervision of the Chief Executive Officer and in collaboration with the Chief Financial Officer and the Director of Marketing, to ensure that the highest quality residential services, wellness and health care is provided to residents of the Community. The incumbent directly supervises the Director of Nursing, Director of Environmental Services, Director of Food Service, Director of Activities, Residence Coordinator/Administrative Assistant, Chaplain, and Director of Social Services.

REQUIRED: Minimum – Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in healthcare/business administration or related field. Minimum 5 years of recent experience in an Executive Director/Administrator role within a senior living community which offers skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care.

REQUIRED: Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Prior experience in non-health components of senior living i.e. food service, facilities mgmt. Demonstrated success in marketing and outreach to maintain census.

VERY IMPORTANT: Verifiable effective leadership skills

DESIREABLE: Aptitude for technology and innovation particularly relating to health care i.e. Electronic Health Records, passive monitoring tech, etc.

A successful candidate must have the ability to:
• Adapt to change, delays, or unexpected events in the work environment
• Manage competing priorities
• Take responsibility for your own actions
• Commit to reaching your goals and willing to work long hours when necessary to achieve them
• Analyze market conditions and the competition to create proactive strategies to achieve organizational goals.
• Develop and implement costs saving measures, while maintaining exceptional service standards
• Build commitment and overcome resistance
• Exhibit confidence in self and others and create a work environment that inspires success

TO APPLY, PLEASE INSERT THE LINK BELOW INTO YOUR WEB BROWSER. To be considered, you must complete the on-line Employment Application and General Background Questionnaire in full.

https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1776041/Rockwood-Retirement-Communities-Application-for-Employment

Rockwood Retirement Communities offers equal employment opportunity in drug-free workplaces

November 11, 2014

Social Worker

Bethany at Silver Lake is looking for a full-time social worker for the Medicare and rehabilitation unit. Applicant must need to participate in the planning of the resident’s admission, return to home and community, or transfer to another facility by assessing the impact of these changes and making arrangements for their social and emotional support.

Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, and experience working with aging adults is preferred.

– Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
– Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
– Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel and support agencies
– Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.

Contact: Brandon Matrone, MSW
Social Services Director
Bethany at Silver Lake
brandonm@bethanynw.org

October 29, 2014

Community Health Director

ERA Living in SeattleThe Community Health Director is responsible for managing Health and Wellness services and programs for the community. This includes the supervision of staff, resident case management, overseeing the Wellness Clinic, and promotion of health education and activities:
• Supervision of the staff providing services to the residents.
• Oversight and evaluation of all direct care services provided in the Wellness Center.
• Designing Wellness Plan for all residents.
• Ensuring coordination of sub-contracted health services (dentist, podiatry, audiology).
• Providing educational programs for residents through the whole community.

The successful candidate for this position will have five (5) years of experience as an RN, fantastic interpersonal and customers service skills, and a passion for helping to maintain the independence of our elderly population.

We seek candidates with the following additional qualifications:
• Current WA State RN license and minimum 5 years RN experience
• Experience in skilled nursing or assisted living environment preferred
• Expanded knowledge of WA state Boarding Home regulations
• Experience and skill in managing persons with cognitive impairment and age related illness
• Proven success in teaching and training paraprofessionals
• Mental Health and Dementia Specialty training and Modified Fundamentals of Caregiving preferred (will need to obtain if hired)

Please apply online at:

    www.hrpmsi.com/jobs/ravchd-aa.htm
October 29, 2014

Community Health Director

ERA Living in SeattleThe Community Health Director is responsible for managing Health and Wellness services and programs for the community. This includes the supervision of staff, resident case management, overseeing the Wellness Clinic, and promotion of health education and activities:
• Supervision of the staff providing services to the residents.
• Oversight and evaluation of all direct care services provided in the Wellness Center.
• Designing Wellness Plan for all residents.
• Ensuring coordination of sub-contracted health services (dentist, podiatry, audiology).
• Providing educational programs for residents through the whole community.

The successful candidate for this position will have five (5) years of experience as an RN, fantastic interpersonal and customers service skills, and a passion for helping to maintain the independence of our elderly population.

We seek candidates with the following additional qualifications:
• Current WA State RN license and minimum 5 years RN experience
• Experience in skilled nursing or assisted living environment preferred
• Expanded knowledge of WA state Boarding Home regulations
• Experience and skill in managing persons with cognitive impairment and age related illness
• Proven success in teaching and training paraprofessionals
• Mental Health and Dementia Specialty training and Modified Fundamentals of Caregiving preferred (will need to obtain if hired)

Please apply online at:

    www.hrpmsi.com/jobs/ravchd-aa.htm
October 29, 2014

Community Health Director

ERA Living in SeattleThe Community Health Director is responsible for managing Health and Wellness services and programs for the community. This includes the supervision of staff, resident case management, overseeing the Wellness Clinic, and promotion of health education and activities:
• Supervision of the staff providing services to the residents.
• Oversight and evaluation of all direct care services provided in the Wellness Center.
• Designing Wellness Plan for all residents.
• Ensuring coordination of sub-contracted health services (dentist, podiatry, audiology).
• Providing educational programs for residents through the whole community.

The successful candidate for this position will have five (5) years of experience as an RN, fantastic interpersonal and customers service skills, and a passion for helping to maintain the independence of our elderly population.

We seek candidates with the following additional qualifications:
• Current WA State RN license and minimum 5 years RN experience
• Experience in skilled nursing or assisted living environment preferred
• Expanded knowledge of WA state Boarding Home regulations
• Experience and skill in managing persons with cognitive impairment and age related illness
• Proven success in teaching and training paraprofessionals
• Mental Health and Dementia Specialty training and Modified Fundamentals of Caregiving preferred (will need to obtain if hired)

Please apply online at:

    www.hrpmsi.com/jobs/ravchd-aa.htm
October 29, 2014

Resident Care Manager

Sea-Mar Community Health Centers – The Cannon House has a full-time position available for a 106-bed Assisted Living Facility.

We are looking for a dynamic, critical thinker with excellent clinical, leadership and management skills and an interest in working with an ethnically diverse resident population. Good team-building, interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), knowledge of State and Federal regulations as they apply to Assisted Living facilities is required. Qualifications: RN or LPN with current WA State License; must have at least 2 years supervisory experience. Under the direction of the Administrator and/or Nurse Consultant, the incumbent is responsible for the day to day operations of the Nursing Department within the framework of an interdisciplinary care team; responsible for nursing department, including but not limited to staffing, the development and implementation of policies and procedures to meet government regulations and Sea-Mar standards and philosophy.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits and an exciting multicultural work environment. Please e-mail resumes and cover letter to Carolina Lucero, Senior Vice-President at carolinalucero@seamarchc.org.

October 29, 2014

Med Nurse

Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community

* Makes rounds with physicians and other team members as needed.
* Identifies and reports changes in residents’ status.
* Recommends and implements changes in the care plan.
* Prepares and administers medications as prescribed.
* Does treatments and other direct care as needed including resident’s skin assessments
* Monitor and assess wounds using Wound Rounds
* Provides instruction to staff as needed.
* Provides education to residents and their families.
* Reports problems and complaints to Unit Manager/Unit Coordinator.
* Receives and records physicians’ orders.
* Documents nursing activities on appropriate forms.

Please contact Dan Fitch, Staffing Coordinator. (253)756-7576 www.tacomalutheran.org

October 29, 2014

CRISTA Senior Living is looking for people to serve in the following key roles. If you are interested visit www.crista.org and go to the employment page to read more about these positions and to apply.

Security Officer (Silverdale WA) – CRISTA Shores
Nursing Assistant Certified PT (Silverdale WA) – CRISTA Shores
NAC Part Time Assisted Living (Shoreline WA)- Courtyard at Cristwood
Lead Custodian Nursing Center (Shoreline WA)- Cristwood Nursing Center
Kitchen Supervisor (Shoreline WA)- Cristwood
Custodian Nursing Center Revised to FT (Shoreline WA) – Cristwood Nursing Center
Custodian I PT (Shoreline WA)- Cristwood Nursing Center
Cook – Weekend (Shoreline WA)- Courtyard at Cristwood
Cook (Silverdale WA)- CRISTA Shores
Chaplain (Shoreline WA)- Cristwood
Assisted Living Staff Nurse Lead (Silverdale WA)- CRISTA Shores
Assistant Dining Room Supervisor (Silverdale WA)- CRISTA Shores
Activity Coordinator (Shoreline WA) – Courtyard at Cristwood

Wonda Veronica Emmert
HR Recruiting Officer
CRISTA Ministries
E: wsullivan@crista.net
www.crista.org * Loving God by Serving People

October 29, 2014

Community Health Director

ERA Living in SeattleThe Community Health Director is responsible for managing Health and Wellness services and programs for the community. This includes the supervision of staff, resident case management, overseeing the Wellness Clinic, and promotion of health education and activities:
• Supervision of the staff providing services to the residents.
• Oversight and evaluation of all direct care services provided in the Wellness Center.
• Designing Wellness Plan for all residents.
• Ensuring coordination of sub-contracted health services (dentist, podiatry, audiology).
• Providing educational programs for residents through the whole community.

The successful candidate for this position will have five (5) years of experience as an RN, fantastic interpersonal and customers service skills, and a passion for helping to maintain the independence of our elderly population.

We seek candidates with the following additional qualifications:
• Current WA State RN license and minimum 5 years RN experience
• Experience in skilled nursing or assisted living environment preferred
• Expanded knowledge of WA state Boarding Home regulations
• Experience and skill in managing persons with cognitive impairment and age related illness
• Proven success in teaching and training paraprofessionals
• Mental Health and Dementia Specialty training and Modified Fundamentals of Caregiving preferred (will need to obtain if hired)

Please apply online at:

    www.hrpmsi.com/jobs/ravchd-aa.htm
September 24, 2014

Nikkei Manor and Seattle Keiro Positions

Nikkei Concerns, 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.

Seattle Keiro Skilled Nursing
• Resident Care Manager, RN (FT weekdays)
• Weekend Supervisor, RN (FT and On-call)
• Nursing Assistant Certified (FT Eve, PT night shift and On-call day, evening and night shift weekdays/weekends)
• Licensed Nurse RN/LPN (FT Day and On-call day, evening and night shift weekdays/weekends)
• Restorative Nurse Assistant (PT and On-call weekdays and weekends)
• Activity Assistant (FT Day and On-call weekdays and weekends)

Nikkei Manor Assisted Living
• Administrative Support (PT and On-call weekdays and weekends)
• Nursing Assistant Certified (On-call day, eve, and night shift weekdays and weekends)
• Licensed Practical Nurse (On-call day, eve, and night shift weekdays and weekends)

The ideal candidate 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 a cover letter to jlardizabal@nikkeiconcerns.org (Jeannette Lardizabal, Human Resources Specialist, 206-726-6525). Complete job descriptions are available upon request. Please visit the Nikkei Concerns website at www.nikkeiconcerns.org for more information about our organization. Positions are open until filled.

September 24, 2014

RN Consultant

Haffenreffer & Associates, Long-Term Care Consultants, have an opening for an RN to join their professional consulting team. Skills required: instructional and presentation; communicate well with team members and clients’ management and staff; ability to lead and take direction; flexible; work calmly. Must be an advocate for person-centered care. Long-term care experience preferred. Position includes hands-on chart reviews, resident assessments, training and assisting LTC facilities (skilled and community-based care) with Quality Improvement and Culture Change. We are based in Portland, Oregon however, in addition to our local clients, the position regularly involves travel out of state 1 – 4 nights/week.

Please send resume and cover letter describing how you can assist in providing the delivery of excellent, compassionate, person-centered care to demi@consultdemi.net or Resume, PO Box 91275, Portland, OR 97291.

September 24, 2014

Mirabella Positions

Mirabella Seattle is a vibrant and modern retirement community located in Seattle’s trendy South Lake Union area, a fast developing urban neighborhood. Open positions are:

Licensed Nurses
We are currently seeking confident, experienced Licensed Nurses to join our Health Services department. The Licensed Nurse insures that bedside delivery is person centered, individualized and clinically competent. A Washington State LPN or RN license is required. A minimum of at least two years experience as a Licensed Nurse is required. At least one year experience in long term care facility preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team. Previous experience with HMX (E-MAR, E-TAR) preferred.

Certified Nursing Assistant
We are currently seeking Certified Nursing Assistants to join our Health Services department. The Certified Nursing Assistant provides person centered individualized direct care to long term and/or temporary residents. Washington State CNA certification is required. A minimum of one year experience as Certified Nursing Assistant is required. Previous experience in a long term care facility preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team. Previous experience with medication administration and HMX (E-MAR, E-TAR) preferred.

Full time and On Call positions available. We have day, evening and night shift available. Mirabella offers an exceptional compensation package including competitive wages, an employer-matched retirement and pension plan, subsidized ORCA pass, medical, vision and dental insurance, wellness options, and subsidized meals. If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit www.retirement.org/mirabellaseattle to complete an online application.

September 24, 2014

Medicare Unit Coordinator – RN

Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community

Job Description:
• Makes rounds to evaluate status of residents and determine resource needs.
• Participates in resident assessment and care planning activities; reviews and revises residents’ assessments and care plans as needed.
• Reviews, transcribes and implements physicians’ orders.
• Coordinates and participates in admissions, transfers, and discharges of residents.
• Consult with unit nurse manager or Assistant Director of Nursing to obtain necessary human and material resources.
• Identifies clinical and operational problems.
• Inspects environment, identifies environmental problems, and initiates request for correction of environmental problems.
• Plans and delegates assignments to CNAs and LPNs.
• Monday through Friday, 12 pm to 8:30 pm

Contact Dan Fitch: Staffing Coordinator – (253)756-7576

August 27, 2014

Wellness Program Director

Bayview Retirement Community is a premier, faith based, not for profit, 403b continuing care retirement community and day care services provider located in Seattle’s historic Queen Anne neighborhood. Our mission is to transform the experience of aging by creating opportunities for healthy, spiritual and purposeful living for our residents, children, staff and the greater community.
Bayview is currently seeking a Wellness Program Director to join our team. The Wellness Program Director is responsible to help participants achieve and maintain an excellent quality of life through a comprehensive holistic wellness program.
We are a progressive growing retirement community providing housing and services to seniors at all levels of care. The ideal candidate must be able to embrace change, and enjoy the associated positive challenges and creative opportunities that lie ahead of us as our community continues to grow.

Job Responsibilities include:
• Provide excellence in personalized service, tailoring programs to meet individual needs.
• Practice a holistic approach by honoring all components of a person’s life and the big picture; physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, social, and environmental.
• Creating outreach opportunities in the community to expand Bayview’s role in promoting healthy aging to our neighborhood seniors.
• Respect each individual, providing ongoing support for the whole person.
• Maintain ethical standards of honesty and confidentiality.
• Approach each person as capable of optimizing his/her health and wellbeing.
Requirements:
• Fundamental knowledge of geriatric wellness, exercise physiology, fitness and health education, and health promotion.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Exercise Science or related field accepted with relevant experience. Master’s Degree in Health Education, Exercise Science is preferred.
• Leadership and administrative skills for effective direction of a comprehensive, multidimensional health and wellness program.
• Demonstrated teaching, writing and communication skills.

Click here to view the posting and apply: https://app.hireology.com/s/22787

August 22, 2014

Director of Nursing Services

Judson Park Retirement Community located in Des Moines WA, is seeking an experienced nurse leader, to serve as Director of Nursing Services.
Ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator and motivator, be able to organize and prioritize many tasks, be responsible for the leadership and management of the nursing department, has an awareness of the landscape of accountable care partnership and the future of the delivery of health care services, and serve as part of an interdisciplinary team who together drive the overall success of our subacute rehab and long term care programs.
Key responsibilities will include overseeing delivery of quality resident-directed care that honors individual resident lifestyles and preferences, creating a calm and healthy work environment, demonstrating sound fiscal management and maximizing revenue, and attracting, developing and retaining top talent by supervising and mentoring team members. Experience with the QIS survey and MDS process is a plus.

DESIRED BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:
• Ability to lead a team in a fast-paced subacute environment;
• Ability to inspire others and engage the team in a collaborative process.
• Must possess a current Registered Nurse license in the State of Washington, BSN preferred.
• Prior experience in a DNS role with low employee turnover and positive survey results.

Judson Park, an ABHOW Community, is one of the nation’s most trusted providers of senior housing and health care. As a nonprofit, non-sectarian corporation, we are committed to providing exceptional service to older adults, their families and the wider community.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Judson Park, 23600 Marine View Drive S., Des Moines WA 98198, fax (206) 870-6633 or e-mail lvalenzuela@abhow.com.

August 18, 2014

Social Worker/Counselors

ERA Living is currently seeking skilled, creative Master’s level Social Workers/Counselors interested in joining a groundbreaking program/service model in the senior independent/assisted living housing industry. We have one full-time and one part-time position available. Some on-call work is required. As our new Social Worker/Counselor, you will provide individual therapy, group therapy and workshops, family and milieu counseling, behavioral interventions and plans, staff training, and related service delivery of social work and supportive programs in our state of the art senior communities.

Ideal candidates will possess the following:
• Master’s Degree
• Direct post-graduate clinical experience working with seniors
• The ability to drive between Seattle and metro properties in own vehicle.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Apply online

Visit our website at www.eralivng.com *  EEO Employer/Disabled/Vets

July 17, 2014

Director of Wellness (RN) – Assisted Living

The Kenney is a not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in West Seattle that has been serving seniors since 1901. This position will provide clinical oversight to the Assisted Living program, Fitness and Activities programming and the Wellness Clinic for Independent Living residents. A current unencumbered Washington State RN license is required. Five years supervisory experience in Assisted Living is preferred. Must have thorough knowledge of Washington State Assisted Living regulations. Strong supervisory, interpersonal and team communication skills and leadership abilities are essential. Responsibilities include assessing prospective residents to determine services needed, provide guidance and direction to direct care team in meeting the needs of the residents served, ensuring compliance with Assisted Living requirements, maintaining appropriate documentation in residents’ clinical record and insuring training of all care providers is conducted. Is self-motivated and is able to prioritize daily work efficiently and effectively. This is an exempt position which reports to the Director of Health Services.

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!

To apply, e-mail resume to employment@thekenney.org, fax to 206-933-2856 or apply in person at 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98136-2008. Visit our website at www.thekenney.org.

For questions or updates, please email info@LeadingAgeWA.org

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