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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 27, 2014

Activities Coordinator, Support Living (Seattle)

Horizon Houseis looking for you for our full-time Activities Coordinator position for Supported Living in our beautiful First Hill CCRC.

* 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?
* Are you a college graduate in a human services field, with experience working with older adults?

This is a regular full-time position, Monday-Friday, 8AM to 5PM, with some evenings and weekends. Compensation begins at $17.81 to $21.38 per hour, DOE.

Horizon House offers 100% employee 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.

If you have these qualifications and believe you would be an asset to our team, please send resume and cover letter to: Activities Coordinator position, Horizon House, 900 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101, OR, Fax to 1-866-261-5186, OR, via email. Please note title of position in 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 Equal Opportunity Employer. See full job description at www.horizonhouse.org.

August 27, 2014

Administrator

Christian Health Care Center has been an important part of the Lynden community since 1956. Our team of 220 employees faithfully serves 142 Whatcom County elders who are in need of long term care or therapeutic rehabilitation. CHCC is currently seeking an experienced administrator to facilitate our mission, lead our team and oversee the direction of this local nonprofit corporation.

At CHCC the administrator is responsible for overall leadership and management of the facility. They are tasked with working alongside each department to promote a teamwork approach and maintain the highest quality of resident care.

Culture: Christian Health Care Center’s mission is to provide skilled nursing care with compassion and love in Christ’s name. Successful members of our care team are able to demonstrate empathy towards all ages and abilities. They have a kind heart and a true passion for serving and they work to build up and support others in a way that is helpful to residents, fellow employees and the greater community.

Qualifications: Along with having a solid understanding of state and federal regulations pertaining to long-term care, and experience with standard practices and procedures used when providing nursing services, qualified applicants should also meet these core requirements:
* Currently licensed in Washington State as a nursing home administrator.
* BA in Business Administration, nursing, or health-related field (MA preferred).
* 5+ year’s successful management experience in long term health care.
* Demonstrated success in leadership, staff retention, problem solving, and regulatory compliance.
* Proven ability to manage complex budgets.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate tactfully and respectfully with staff, residents, volunteers, and members of the general community.

Learn more about this unique opportunity to serve elders in Lynden, WA today. Review a full job description and apply online at chcclynden.org. This nonprofit healthcare career opportunity closes on September 30, 2014.

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

MDS Nurse

Warm Beach Senior Community Under the supervision of the Nursing Supervisor, performs as the MDS nurse, complying with State and Federal regulations and established facility policies and procedures.As a member of the multi-disciplinary team promotes the physical, social, emotional and spiritual well-being of the residents. Completes assessments, Minimum Data Set (MDS) and care plans for all residents assigned.Initiates care plans and supporting activities that will result in best possible outcome for assigned residents.

Required qualifications:
-Must be a graduate of an approved school of nursing, with a current Washington State License as a Licensed Nurse.
-Two year’s previous experience in long term care environment. Knowledge of MDS and Care Plan process.

Please visit our visit our website: www.warmbeach.org/employment, and download the application and send with resume to:
HR, Warm Beach Senior Community
20420 Marine Dr.
Stanwood, WA. 98292

Application and resumes may also be faxed to: 360-652-4594, Attn: Mary Ann McIntosh * EOE/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Employer

August 18, 2014

Resident Program Coordinator

Warm Beach Senior Community: Under the direction of the Director of Housing and Services, the Resident Program Coordinator (RPC) is responsible for implementing and managing the campus volunteer program and coordinates, schedules and facilitates independent and campus level resident activities, both resident driven and organization sponsored. This position provides opportunities that enrich the lives of residents both through activities and volunteer opportunities. The RPC drives the volunteer programs ensuring compliance and robust participation, record keeping and recognition and support of volunteers. This position supports the Resident Council, New Resident Welcome and Orientation, newsletter and community calendar.

Please visit our visit our website: www.warmbeach.org/employment, and download the application and send with resume to:
HR, Warm Beach Senior Community
20420 Marine Dr.
Stanwood, WA. 98292

Application and resumes may also be faxed to: 360-652-4594, Attn: Mary Ann McIntosh * EOE/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Employer

August 18, 2014

Certified Nursing Assistant

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

We are currently seeking on-call Certified Nursing Assistants to join our In-Home Care team. The Certified Nursing Assistant provides one-on-one individualized direct care to long term and/or temporary residents. A minimum of one-year experience as a Washington State Certified Nursing Assistant and previous experience in a long term care facility preferred. Must have excellent communicate skills and able to write progress notes and do light charting. Previous experience with medication administration preferred. Must be able to successfully pass a criminal history check and pre-employment drug screen. EOE.

Mirabella is an upscale not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living Residences, and private Skilled Nursing and Memory Support Suites.

We offer a competitive wages, subsidized ORCA pass, wellness options, and discounted 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

August 18, 2014

Caregiver

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

We are currently seeking on-call Caregivers to join our In-Home Care team. Qualified candidates must be compassionate, kind, caring, dedicated, and reliable. This position performs the duties of a caregiver and is accountable for all one-on-one patient care given during shift as well as responsible for adhering to all nursing care standards. Must have excellent communicate skills and able to write progress notes and do light charting. CNA experience is helpful, but not required. You must be genuinely interested in caring for older adults and have an understanding of their needs. Must be able to successfully pass a criminal history check and pre-employment drug screen. EOE.

Mirabella is an upscale not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living Residences, and private Skilled Nursing and Memory Support Suites.

We offer a competitive wages, subsidized ORCA pass, wellness options, and discounted 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

August 18, 2014

Culinary Services Director (Executive Chef)

ERA Living/University House Wallingford is a recognized leader in retirement living throughout the Puget Sound, has an immediate full-time opportunity for a Culinary Services Director (Executive Chef) to join our dedicated team at University House Wallingford. We are looking for a talented and creative Chef to successfully lead our culinary team in providing market-fresh cooking with a focus on seasonal menus! The role is responsible for all aspects of kitchen operations to ensure the highest quality of food and service to our residents and guests, which includes the planning, preparation and delivery of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, seven days per week, as well as maintaining sanitation standards, scheduling and training staff, and meeting/exceeding yearly budgetary expectations.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience managing all aspects of a food service department, including supervisory experience and cooking experience. A Culinary Arts degree and experience in senior living is preferred.

We offer an excellent benefits and compensation package that includes: medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with company match, vacation, holidays, sick and longevity bonuses. To learn more and apply online

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

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

August 1, 2014

Director of Housing and Services

Warm Beach of Stanwood. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Director of Housing and Services is responsible for the operation of community housing and shared services in compliance with State and Federal Regulations and facility policies and procedures. Provides supervision for resources to provide for spiritual well-being for residents, marketing, oversight of volunteer program and services to support amenities offered for quality of life. Collaborates with organization leadership team to create best senior living experience possible. Demonstrates the Christian standards of the community as an integral part of the mission of Warm Beach Senior Community.
Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school with a B.A. or B.S. preferred. Two years’ experience working with geriatric population, HUD housing preferred. Minimum of two years supervisory experience. Knowledge of current trends and marketing in retirement living with at least two years of experience in leading marketing programs.
Please visit our website, www.warmbeach.org, download the application and send along with resume to:
Human Resources
Warm Beach Senior Community * 20420 Marine Dr. * Stanwood, WA. 98292
Fax: 360-652-4594 * EOE/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Employer

August 1, 2014

Executive Director of Health & Wellness Services

Rockwood South Hill of Spokane is announcing that their Executive Director of Health & Wellness Services for over 15 years, has decided to begin a well-earned retirement and begin a new chapter in her life. She has served residents with passion, patience and optimism which has earned her their respect and trust and inspired her staff. To build on her outstanding legacy, they seek to find a dynamic individual who will take pride in our past and continue our mission of providing innovative care for seniors.

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 South Hill is located on a secluded, park-like 90-acre campus in a residential part of Spokane, WA. We are currently home to almost 400 residents and in 2015, we will welcome an additional 100 residents when our 11-story tower, The Summit, opens. We are a continuing care community with 45 units in Skilled Nursing, 30 units in Memory Care and 43 Assisted Living units. The South Hill campus also has 165 independent homes and duplexes and 82 apartments.

Position Summary:
Plans, organizes, develops and directs the overall operation of all licensed health care areas and services for Rockwood South Hill, including the following: Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Memory Support, Therapy and Pharmacy Consultants, Social Services, Health Center Activities, Staff Development, and Medical Records. Ensures all health areas and health services operate in accordance with current federal, state and quality assurance standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the facility to promote the highest degree of quality services and care for residents. This position serves on the Senior Leadership Team of the organization and works in cooperation with other leaders of our CCRC. Reports to CEO.

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.
STRONGLY PREFERRED: Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.
VERY IMPORTANT: Verifiable effective leadership skills
MORE IMPORTANT: Aptitude for technology and innovation particularly relating to health care i.e. Electronic Health Records, passive monitoring tech, etc.
DESIREABLE: Clinical credentials (RN), verifiable success in marketing and outreach to maintain census, prior experience working in home care or home health.

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

Please email your confidential resume today to: SteveS@rockwoodretirement.org
Rockwood Retirement Communities offers equal employment opportunity in drug-free workplaces

July 29, 2014

Cook

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 responsible for preparing and serving nutritious, high quality and appetizing meals for our residents.

The ideal candidate will have four years cooking experience at a minimum. Experience or knowledge cooking for a retirement community lifestyle is a plus. Preference may be given to those candidates with industry experience.

The qualified candidate will be able to read, write, comprehend and interpret instructions, policies, recipes and regulations. The candidate will be able to communicate orally and/or in writing with residents, co-workers, families and the public. The Kenney is looking for someone who can plan and organize work, set priorities, multi-task and keep focused while portraying a calm and professional demeanor at all times, including the time of the rush just prior to meal times. This non-exempt, hourly position reports to the Executive Chef. Come join our team today and make a positive difference in the lives of seniors!

To apply, e-mail resume to aflores@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

July 29, 2014

Positions Available

Park Shore of Seattle offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits which include medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, 403(b) with company match to 4%, paid holidays, highly-subsidized ORCA card, fitness center, and a paid-time off program. Park Shore is a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon contingent offer of employment. Park Shore is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Technician 
Line Cook (part-time) 

At Park Shore 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. These activities include, but are not limited to, services to our residents; hiring and firing of staff; and selection of volunteers and vendors. Park Shore accepts online applications only. No phone calls, emails, mail, faxes, or walk-ins

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.

July 17, 2014

Dietary Manager

Nikkei Manor of Nikkei Concerns, a high-quality, culturally-sensitive elder health care/wellness programs and services for the Japanese American and broader Asian communities in the Pacific Northwest, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Nikkei Manor Dietary Manager. Nikkei Manor is a vibrant 50 apartment Assisted Living community located in Seattle’s diverse International District that is focused on “making every day the best day” through exceptional customer service, high quality health care, fun and enriching activities, home-like environment, and delicious and nutritious cuisine. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to lead, innovate, motivate, and execute with a passion for and sensitivity to enhancing the quality of life of our residents, participants, staff and community. 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 rtakeuchi@nikkeiconcerns.org (Rick Takeuchi, Human Resources Director, 206-726-6506). Position advertisement is open until filled. First considerations will be given to resumes and cover letters received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014

July 17, 2014

Executive Director

Quail Park at Crystal Terrace of Living Care Lifestyles is seeking an experienced Executive Director to join its Quail Park at Crystal Terrace team in providing “Simply the Best” in senior lifestyle communities. Quail Park at Crystal Terrace is Klamath Falls, Oregon’s premier upscale independent and assisted living community.
As the Executive Director you will manage the day to day operations of the community in accordance with resident needs, Oregon State regulations, state and local ordinances and company policies and procedures.
Position requirements include:
• Three years of experience as an Executive Director of an independent living, assisted living, and/or memory care community or any combination thereof
• Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, gerontology business or related field, preferred
• Possess a valid Oregon Administrators licensed in good standing
• A passion for working with seniors, providing a commitment to the highest degree of quality care and exceptional customer service
• Proven history of financial reporting, budget management and success
• Proficient in basic computer skills, including Word and Excel
• Sales and Marketing acumen with a track record of maintaining high occupancy
• Knowledge of food service, preferred
• Demonstrated team building, supervisory and administrative capabilities
• Ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, community officials, referral sources and the general public, and to represent the community in a professional and positive light
• Subject to pre-employment screening including drug, physical and TB testing and criminal background check

This is a full-time position requiring some weekend, holiday and evening hours.

This exciting and rewarding opportunity provides an excellent benefits package including: competitive salary with bonus opportunities, health/prescription/vision and dental insurance, Section 125 (pre-tax benefits), medical insurance concierge service, life/AD&D, short and long term disability insurance, EAP, FSA, 401k and paid time off.
Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter that includes salary requirements to elizabeth@livingcarelifestyles.com
For more information about Quail Park at Crystal Terrace please visit our website at www.quailparkct.com
We are proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

July 17, 2014

Wellness Coordinator (LPN)

Cannon House of Seattle is accepting applications for a Wellness Coordinator (LPN): Part-time position (3 days per week) available for a 106-bed Assisted Living Community. We are looking for a dynamic, critical thinker with excellent clinical, and leadership skills and an interest in working with an ethnically diverse resident population. The incumbent will coordinate, manage and supervise Resident care as assigned, work with all members of the interdisciplinary care team and must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), knowledge of State and Federal regulations as they apply to Assisted Living licensure/regulation is required. Under the direction of the Resident Care Manager and the Director of Nursing Consultant, the incumbent is responsible for providing excellent nursing care to facility residents, insuring that their health care needs are met; ensuring timely documentation and meeting resident care and other performance responsibilities in a timely manner. Incumbent will be a proactive participant in care coordination and service delivery to facility residents.
Qualifications: LPN with WA State License and 1 or more years of experience in Long Term Care/Assisted Living. We offer a competitive wage and an opportunity to work in a dynamic and culturally diverse environment.
Please e-mail resumes to Carolina Lucero, at carolinalucero@seamarchc.org.

July 17, 2014

Director of Nursing Services

Cannon House of Seattle is seeking a DNS for a full-time position available for a 120-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 with WA State License; BSN preferred; must have at least three years supervisory experience. Under the direction of the Administrator and the Senior Vice-President, the incumbent is responsible for the day to day operations of the Nursing Department within the framework of an interdisciplinary care team; develops and implements 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.

July 17, 2014

Executive Director

The Kenney of West Seattle is now hiring a professional and seasoned senior living executive. The Executive Director will step into a CCRC which has recently undergone a financial turnaround and which is under a new loan agreement, allowing the organization to transform its programming and services to creatively meet resident needs. The Executive Director leads a staff providing care and service to over 225 residents in a faith-based nonprofit organization. The Kenney was founded on Christian principles and the Executive Director must be able to represent the mission and principles to all stakeholders. Ontrac Management Services, an affiliate of Covenant Retirement Services, manages The Kenney and the new Executive Director will report directly to the Ontrac President.

Qualifications:

  • professional experience in senior living and health care management;
  • direct management of senior living community and/or senior services;
  • knowledge of challenges and opportunities facing today’s senior living and health care providers;
  • proven experience in people management, risk assessment, and service delivery;
  • proficient in understanding and interpreting regulations impacting senior living and health care;
  • bachelor’s degree required, nursing home administrator’s license required with ability to secure NHA in the State of Washington;
  • 10-15 years of senior living and care management preferred.

Send resumes and inquiries directly to Moraine Byrne, President, Ontrac Management Services. E-mails only, no phone calls. mmbyrne@covenantretirement.org

July 17, 2014

Assistant Director of Nursing

Judson Park of Des Moines, is seeking an experienced leader to serve as our Assistant Director of Nursing. This position is responsible Judson Park Retirement Community is seeking an Assistant Director of Nursing. This position is responsible for the total nursing needs of residents and oversight of team member performance. The ADON is involved in care planning and conference attendance; team member development and completion of the RAI process as assigned. Provides coverage for Director of Nursing in his/her absence as assigned. The ideal candidate must be a RN in the State of Washington with previous experience in a dementia care environment.

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.

/July 17, 2014

Life Enrichment Coordinator

The Hearthstone, an established non-profit continuing care retirement community in the Green Lake area of Seattle, is seeking a Full-time Life Enrichment Coordinator. As needed throughout the week Sunday through Saturday, and as scheduled between hours of 8am and 8pm

Essential job duties:

  • Planning logistics of daily and special events within the community to reach a variety of abilities and cognitive levels
  • Organizing various programming / activities based on residents interests within and outside community
  • Intake and documenting residents interests, attendance and participation
  • Interacting with families/volunteers/interdepartmental allies to create holistic resident goals
  • Must have 2 years experience working with cognitive deficits, health transitions, and end of life issues.
  • Activities Director Certified is welcomed, but not required.
  • NAC certification is welcomed, but not required.

If Interested submit your resume or complete an employment application and submit to Human Resources mhabtyimer@hearthstone.org, fax to 206.517.2214 or apply in person at 6720 E Green Lake Way N, Seattle, WA 98103. EOE

July 7, 2014

Community Associate Coordinator

Emerald Heights is a premier, faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community. We are dedicated to providing our residents the best senior living experience in the Puget Sound area. Our sprawling, scenic campus is located on Redmond’s prestigious “Education Hill”.
We currently have an opening for a Community Associate Coordinator. The Community Associate Coordinator manages clerical and reception operations in the skilled nursing facility. The incumbent ensures assigned staff members provide a warm and engaging attitude for residents, their family members and visitors. The Community Associate Department is the hub of communication for our healthcare services as well as creating the monthly nursing schedules, and maintains medical supplies.

This opportunity would be a good fit for a person who would like to make an impact on elders’ lives. Some compatible career paths could be a lead receptionist, an office manager, a medical scheduling manager or a medical supply manger, to name a few.

Requirements for this position are:

Education and Experience:
• Associates degree or equivalent work experience.
• Three years reception desk experience or equivalent customer service experience.
• Lead or managerial experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to organize, prioritize, and coordinate multiple tasks to completion.
• Familiarity with reception requirements in a long term care facility preferred.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite programs.
• Typing skills (50-60 wpm).
• Ability to keep confidences.
• Dependable attendance as scheduled.
• Comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
• Able to multitask while maintaining a positive customer service attitude.
• Requires excellent English communications skills, both verbal and written.

The hiring salary wage is $29,300 -$36,000 depending on experience. We also offer a great benefit package.

We invite you to check out our website; www.emeraldheights.com To apply, send an email with your resume attached to davidv@emeraldheights.com.

July 7, 2014

Administrative Assistant

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 exciting opportunity for a skilled Administrative Assistant to work in our Administration office supporting the Administration team. This position is ideal for someone who is flexible, enjoys multi-tasking and a challenge, self-motivated and technically savvy. You must have a great attitude, outgoing personality, professional presence and excellent customer service skills.

Requirements
• 3 years of experience as an administrative assistant
• Calendar management, schedule meetings, prepare reports and letters, take minutes, maintain files
and records, assist with administration and marketing projects
• Ability to handle multiple projects and change priorities with ease and flexibility
• Strong organizational, accuracy and problem-solving abilities
• Aptitude to work with different departments on a variety of projects
• Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Proficient in MS Office applications

Mirabella is an upscale not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community offering Independent Living for active seniors, Assisted Living Residences, and private Skilled Nursing and Memory Support Suites.

Mirabella offers an exceptional compensation package including competitive wages, an employer-matched retirement and pension plan, subsidized bus 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.

June 14, 2014

Crista Senior Living

Transportation Supervisor (Shoreline WA) – Administration & Marketing
Lead Custodian (Shoreline WA) – Cristwood Nursing Center
Laundry Specialist (Shoreline WA) – Cristwood Nursing Center
Dishwasher Part Time (Silverdale WA) – CRISTA Shores
Dining Room Assistant – AL (Silverdale WA) – CRISTA Shores
Dining Room Assistant (Silverdale WA) – CRISTA Shores
Dining Room Assistant (Shoreline WA) – Cristwood
Dietary Aide (Shoreline WA) – Cristwood Nursing Center
Custodian I Part Time (Shoreline WA) – Cristwood Nursing Center
Cook Part Time (Silverdale WA) – CRISTA Shores
Cook (Silverdale WA) – CRISTA Shores
Cook (Shoreline WA) – Cristwood
Caregiver On-Call (Silverdale WA) – CRISTA Shores
Caregiver Full Time (Silverdale WA) – CRISTA Shores
Administrative Assistant II (Shoreline WA) – Courtyard at Cristwood
Visit www.crista.org for details.

May 20,2014

Health Services Director

Chateau Pacific Retirement Communities is currently accepting applications for a The Health Services Director (HSD) is responsible for direct management of the Memory Care Department and overall management and success of the clinical and fiscal management of both the AL and MC Departments as well as direct supervision of the Assisted Living Wellness Nurse Manager (ALWNM) and Wellness Nurse (WN). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to participating in the hiring, recruiting, training and staff development of the caregivers, Med Techs, the ALNM and the WN; provision of Nurse Delegation for all community residents requiring administration of medications; oversight of scheduling to ensure adequate caregiver/Med Tech staffing to meet the residents care needs, care staff performance reviews and ongoing coaching and counseling. Other responsibilities include the facilitation and participation in resident care conferences, assessment and service planning for MC residents as well as participation in service planning for the more complex AL residents in conjunction with the ALWNM and the WN. It is expected that the HSD 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. Community and AL industry networking is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Active unencumbered WA State RN license
• Two years’ experience in long term care preferably in Assisted Living and Memory Care
• Two years’ of supervisory and management experience
• Ability to handle multiple priorities
• Has good organizational and time management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Sensitive to and knowledgeable of issues related to aging population and their care needs
• The HSD must have a desire to remain current on all Dementia research and pursue training
• Mental Health and Dementia education certificates
• Valid CPR

Areas of Responsibility:
• Manage and oversee delivery of all resident care
• Oversee resident assessment process via computer based program including scheduled and change of condition resident assessments ensuring care plans, ADL flow sheets, behavior plans and all other associated paperwork are completed including resident/responsible party signature as applicable.
• Ensure all Chateau policies, procedures, and systems are implemented and followed
• Recruit, hire, supervise and coach all AL and MC staff, including care managers/floor nurses (if applicable)
• Complete AL and MC team member performance reviews
• Rotate as the on-call nurse for resident medical issues, emergencies and other issues as needed
• Assure that all Assisted Living state regulations are met as they relate to nursing services/care needs
• Oversee the medication assistance program to ensure that residents on medication assistance receive their medications as ordered by their physician
• Provide Nurse Delegation oversight to all MC and AL residents as needed
• Interact regularly with doctors and health care professionals to ensure residents’ care needs are met
• Maintain budgeting guidelines for staffing hours and supplies
• Oversee monthly billing process for both AL and MC departments
• Assure appropriate revenue capture
• Ensure all incident/medication error reports and other necessary documentation are properly completed and processed per DSHS regulations and CRC guidelines
• Develop and conduct monthly staff meetings/in-services to meet performance requirements of direct reports, CE, and other required training
• Participate in any events, groups or activities that promote CRC, the community or AL/MC Departments
• Participate with Activities Director to develop group and 1:1 activities, community events, and entertainment programs as well as integrating some of the main community activities appropriate for MC residents
• Assist Sales and Marketing Director in the development and coordination of marketing and community relations events related to AL and/or MC departments, including community and industry networking to promote the community
• Perform caregiver duties as needed
• Respect privacy, dignity and confidentiality regarding all residents and their care by following HIPAA guidelines
• Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Quality Care Director RN

Contact: Stacy Nelson * Human Resource Manager * Chateau Retirement www.chateauretirement.com
425.251.6677 | phone * 425.970.6377 | fax

May 19, 2014

Assistant Director of Nursing

Wesley Homes is currently seeking an Assistant Director of Nursing for our Skilled Nursing Facility (Health Center) on our Des Moines campus. This is a full-time, Monday – Friday day shift position. Some evening and weekend work may be required. This schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the business.

Benefits for this full-time position include Medical/Vision/Dental/Life Insurance, 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program and much more!

The Assistant Director of Nursing assists the Director of Nursing in the planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of nursing resources and personnel to provide the best possible care for the spiritual, mental and physical needs of the individual resident. Nursing Services ensures compliance with state and federal regulations governing long-term care, as well as harmonious relationships among nursing personnel, residents, families, other departments, and the public.

Essential Functions include:
• Assists the Director of Nursing Services (DNS) in the development and implementation of resident care philosophy, policies, and procedures.
• Assists with State Survey and with State Quality Assurance Nurse visits and ensures follow through.
• Assists in preparing annual nursing budget.
• Conducts performance feedback evaluations and administers progressive employee discipline, when necessary.
• Assists in the interviewing and hiring of qualified nursing staff.
• Attends departmental meetings, staff committee meetings, and monthly nursing meetings as requested by the DNS and Campus Administrator.
• Member of the admissions team to ensure that the admissions are appropriate and that all paperwork and equipment are in place in a timely manner.
• Ensures completion of all incident reports and thorough investigation and logging of incidents.
• Assumes public relations responsibilities in interacting with patients, visitors, personnel, relatives, physicians and other agencies.
• Other duties as assigned by the DNS or Campus Administrator.

Job Qualifications/Requirements:
• Active RN license in the State of Washington.
• Two (2) years of prior ADNS experience preferred, but not required.
• Working knowledge of Washington State nurse practice laws and State and Federal guidelines governing long term care.
• Experience and/or training in geriatric nursing practice.
• Computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
• Demonstrated leadership and public relations skills.
• Ability to speak and understand conversational English.
• Ability to support the organization’s mission, vision and values.
• Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test and DSHS background check.

Physical Requirements:
• Must be in good physical and mental health.
• Have the ability to move about the facility freely.
• Ability to perform computer tasks for lengthy periods of time.
• Ability to lift up to 50lbs on occasion.

Wesley Homes is a not for-profit organization that provides a network of services offering a continuum of care for older adults. It is affiliated with the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Retirement Communities and Health Services for (and by) people who love life. Wesley Homes has a non-discrimination policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

May 19, 2014

Controller

Wesley Homes is currently seeking a Controller to support our campuses in Des Moines and Auburn, WA. The Controller serves as a key member of Wesley Homes’ leadership team and in collaboration with other leaders is responsible for managing and assisting in the ethical stewardship of all finances for the organization under the direction of the VP Finance/CFO.

The Controller is responsible for assisting the VP Finance/CFO in developing and implementing systems, strategies, plans, budgets, and operational activities designed to meet corporate business goals and to reflect the organization’s mission, vision, and values. The role includes participating in drafting budgets based on corporate goals and creating the structure and processes necessary to manage the organization’s financial activities.
The Controller has oversight for the accounting, billing and payroll functions and directly supervises the Accounting and Billing managers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Prepares monthly financial statements, schedules and reconciliations by the 20th of each month.
2. Prepares compliance reports including IRS Form 990 and MCR/MCD Cost reports for Federal, State and local authorities.
3. Recommends and develops procedures and systems to meet company objectives.
4. Recommends efforts to improve ROE/ROA performance.
5. Works to optimize the handling of third-party activities directly related to the finance department and assists other departments with timely and accurate submission of financial data.
6. Builds, develops and manages finance team capable of carrying out assigned duties.
7. Stays abreast of trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness and compliance for the finance functions.
8. Coordinates and manages financial and employee benefit plan audits.
9. Coordinates compliance for real and personal property tax exemptions.
10. Coordinates annual budgeting process.
11. Establishes financial reporting systems and controls to ensure compliance with company needs and objectives.
12. Lends leadership to other projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Education Background
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification preferred.

Special Training/Skills
• Demonstrated proficiency in accounting and finance applications. Great Plains preferred
• Point Click Care and Delta experience a plus
• Proficient MS Office skills. Expert level Excel experience required.

Work Experience
• Strategic Financial Planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling experience required
• Minimum of ten years of managerial accounting experience and ability to manage a staff of up to ten employees.
• Continuing Care Retirement Community and Home Health financial management experience desired
• Working knowledge of Federal, State and third party insurance billing and reimbursements
• Demonstrated knowledge of general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, income tax and banking.
• Knowledge of 403(b), 990 regulatory compliance and Medicare, Medicaid cost reports and ability to perform filings.
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with senior leaders and managers.
• Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and able to balance priorities.
• Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills.
• Ability to plan, organize, motivate and lead in a team oriented setting.
• Demonstrated motivation, initiative, persistence, commitment, and follow-through.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• Be able to stand, sit, bend, and lift as necessitated by the job responsibilities.
• Manual dexterity to include light lifting, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and reaching
• Position requires repetitive motion such as working on computer terminal.
• Ability to communicate (hear, speak, read and write) in the English language.
• Ability to lift 25 lbs. on a regular basis.
• Ability to drive.

Benefits for this full-time position include Medical/Vision/Dental/Life Insurance, 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with Company contribution, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, and more!

Wesley Homes is a not for-profit organization that provides a network of services offering a continuum of care for older adults. It is affiliated with the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Retirement Communities and Health Services for (and by) people who love life.

Wesley Homes has a non-discrimination policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

May 5, 2014

Licensed Nurses

Mirabella is currently seeking a confident, experienced RN or LPN to join our Health Services Department. The Licensed Nurse insures that bedside delivery is person-centered, individualized and clinically competent. A Washington State license and a minimum of two years experience as a licensed nurse is required. Must have dementia and/or mental health training as well as memory care and supervisory experience. At least one year experience in a long-term care facility preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills, ability to work as part of a team.

Mirabella is a modern not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. Mirabella offers Independent Living, Assisted Living Residences, and all private Skilled Nursing and Memory Support Suites.

This is an on call position. Mirabella offers an exceptional compensation package including competitive wages, 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.

May 5, 2014

Certified Nursing Assistant

Mirabella is 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 a 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 preferred.

Mirabella is a modern not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. Mirabella offers Independent Living, Assisted Living Residences, and all private Skilled Nursing and Memory Support Suites. Mirabella prides itself on exceeding service and quality expectations. If you want to make a positive difference in the lives of our residents, please consider joining us!

This is an on call position. We offer competitive wages and benefits including subsidized ORCA pass and fitness center. To be considered for this position, please visit www.retirement.org/mirabellaseattle to complete an online application or receive a hard copy of the application through our front desk at 116 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109.

March 27, 2014

Director of Nursing Services

Martha & Mary of Poulsbo is a mission-driven organization with not-for-profit values. We have an excellent survey history, community support and are expanding post-acute care continuum of services. Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate care and intergenerational experiences for children, adults and seniors regardless of faith, ethnicity or economic status. We do this in a Christian manner by offering those we serve caring rehabilitation, a safe place to grow and learn and an opportunity to live with dignity, honor and individuality.

Job duties:

*Responsible for ensuring the provision of quality nursing care on a 24-hour basis to those served by Martha & Mary Health Services in accordance with Federal/State regulations and industry best practices with emphasis on oversight of delivery of palliative/chronic care delivery.

*Must develop, implement and oversee policies and procedures required to cover essential nursing responsibilities.

*Must be able to assess, think critically and perform nursing interventions for continued progress/improvement as needs evolve.

*Must balance the needs for clinical effectiveness with fiscal stewardship, managing allocation of resources (hours of care, staffing mix, supplies and technology).

*Must engage in education, best practices and process improvement.

Requirements:

*RN; BSN preferred.

*Must have strong clinical and leadership skills, knowledge of fiscal management, state and federal regulations and standards of practice.

*Familiarity with MDS (Minimum Data Set), ability to work effectively through others and as part of an interdisciplinary leadership team.

*Must have excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and time manage skills, including delegating, talent selection and mentoring.

*Must be able to develop, implement and oversee nursing policies and procedures.

*Must have expertise and knowledge of current healthcare climate and reimbursement systems.

Martha and Mary Health Services * 19160 Front Street NE * Poulsbo, WA 98370  www.marthaandmary.org

February 27, 2014

Nurse Manager (Unit Coordinator) (LPN / RN)

Christian Health Care Center - This position has 24-hr. responsibility for facility’s 18 bed dementia unit. The Unit Coordinator is responsible for all resident services, leads all nursing staff and provides 24-hour staffing coverage to the unit. Requirements: current WA RN or LPN license, knowledge Alzheimer’s disease process, behaviors, techniques and approaches, two or more years exp. working with Alzheimer’s and related dementia populations. For a complete job description or to apply, visit our website. www.chcclynden.org

Christian Health Care Center is a nonprofit skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility that serves Whatcom County senior citizens. Our caring and knowledgeable staff provide a full range of eldercare services to those recovering from injury, overcoming illness, or in need of long term care. We believe that each resident deserves to live in comfort, with dignity and respect. This core philosophy, along with our mission to provide care with compassion and love in Christ’s name, is why family, friends and neighbors have trusted Christian Health Care Center with their loved ones since 1956.

January 22, 2014

Admissions/Marketing Coordinator

Nikkei Concerns of Seattle is 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 an Admissions/Marketing Coordinator who would be responsible for all aspects of resident admissions and marketing for Seattle Keiro (a 150-bed skilled nursing facility) and Nikkei Manor (a 50-bed assisted living facility). The ideal candidate will possess a proven ability to work independently, have a talent for developing and maintaining relationships with hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehab facilities, assisted living communities and human services agencies and have a passion for enhancing the lives of our elderly. Understanding of or sensitivity to Asian cultures is desired. Interested qualified individuals should email their resume and a cover letter to jlardizabal@nikkeiconcerns.org (Jeannette Lardizabal, Human Resources Specialist, 206-726-6525). Please visit our website at www.nikkeiconcerns.org for a complete job description. Position advertisement is open until filled. First considerations will be given to resumes and cover letters received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 24, 2014.

January 6, 2014 (Revised Feb. 27th)

Nursing & Rehabilitation Administrator

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 & Rehabilitation Administrator for our skilled nursing facility at Cristwood. Major duties include providing oversight, coaching and management of the operations team to achieve facility objectives, both programmatic and fiscal. As the leader of the facility leadership team, the Administrator serves as a role-model of professionalism, expertise, Christian faith and service. This position also provides facility leadership in planning, budget and program development and participates as part of the Senior Living leadership team.

Qualifications for this position are as follows:
1. Christian Commitment:
• Agreement and support of CRISTA’s Statement of Faith.
• Demonstrate living and maturing in a Christ-centered life-style.2. Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. 3. Experience: • Minimum of three years of upper leadership experience in long-term care and organizational development. • Proven success with regulatory survey process and a working knowledge of Federal and State long-term care policies and regulations.

• Administrative and budget management skills to lead facility to meet objectives.
• Experience in developing programs and implementing improvements to meet resident, family and staff needs.4. Licensure/Certification: Nursing Home Administrator License in good standing with State of Washington.
5. Other Considerations:
• Ability to deal tactfully and professionally with a wide spectrum of personalities, leadership, supervisors, staff, residents, families and peers.
• Ability to lead in both a direct and matrix model.
• Ability to mentor and counsel supervisors and staff.
• Empathy with ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset and hostile people.
• Read, write, communicate in and interpret English at a functional level.6. Software and Equipment Used:
• Strong computer skills in MS Office.
• Working knowledge of Outlook. If you are looking to integrate your knowledge and experience with seniors with your Christian faith, go to the following link to read the full job description and to apply:
Link   Or simply go to www.crista.org and click on the Employment section to search for this and other positions.

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

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