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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

Medicare Unit Coordinator

Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community is looking for a 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.

If interested – please contact Dan Fitch, Staffing Coordinator, Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community. 253-756-7576

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 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 (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

Social Worker

Warm Beach Senior Community is a faith based not for profit continuing Care Retirement Community seeking an experienced Social Worker. Under the direction of the DNS, plans, organizes and implements or obtains social services in the Health Care Center, complying with established policies, procedures, and regulations to realize optimal quality of life, address discharge and family issues/communication, and facilitate end of life dialog for residents.

Qualifications:

1. At least 2 years’ experience in Social Services required.
2. Masters of Social Work or equivalent degree
3. Able to speak, write and spell literate English.
4. Possess qualities of leadership, tact, patience, and adaptability in dealing with patients/residents, their families, visitors, staff physicians, consultants, and outside agencies.
5. Experienced in working with geriatric population in social work, including discharge planning.
6. Ability to make sound judgments to meet job expectations.
7. Efficient and effective in completion of work.
8. Proven experience in organizing complex job duties with completing priorities.

Interested candidates should download and complete application at www.warmbeach.org/employment and send with resume to:
Human Resources * 20420 Marine Dr. * Stanwood, WA. 98292
Fax: 360-652-2606
Email: mmcintosh@warmbeach.org

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

Controller

Warm Beach Senior Community is a faith based not for profit continuing Care Retirement Community is seeking an experienced controller. The Controller is responsible for all accounting functions, monthly financial statements and analysis, external audit preparation, tax returns and external reporting to governments, regulatory agencies or accreditation organizations and internal auditing.

Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. (CPA license desired.)
2. Seven years in accounting/finance, including two years supervisory.
3. Thorough knowledge of all accounting and tax related legislation, regulations and reporting procedures.
4. Thorough understanding of all accounting functional areas.
5. Proficiency in spreadsheet and word processing programs.
6. Demonstrate commitment to maintaining a safe work environment free of harassment, violence, and unlawful discrimination.
7. Ability to communicate effectively, get along well with co-workers, and deal effectively and professionally with colleagues.
8. Create an environment of service and innovation that creates a win-win for internal customers and the accounting department.
9. Knowledge of Great Plains accounting software desired.
10. Long-term care experience preferred.

Interested candidates should download and complete application at www.warmbeach.org/employment and send with resume to:

Human Resources * 20420 Marine Dr. * Stanwood, WA. 98292
Fax: 360-652-2606 * Email: mmcintosh@warmbeach.org

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

December 2, 2014

Carpenter / Maintenance Technician

Park Shore of Seattle is looking for a full-time Carpenter / Maintenance Technician.
Primary Purpose:
Responsible for providing carpentry and maintenance services for the Environmental Services Department, in accordance with policies, procedures and safety and environmental guidelines.

Principle Responsibilities:
•Understands the inventory/resources of the department, and knows the facility layout
•Sets up for jobs and maintains work areas. Cleans, maintains, and repairs equipment.
•Requests materials, supplies, and equipment in advance to be available when needed.
•Performs work inside or outside building. Performs demolition, repair, and upgrade of existing structures, as needed.
•Performs all required carpentry work including concrete flooring, framing, doors, cabinets, windows, and finish detail work.
•Removes/installs kitchen appliances and bathroom fixtures.
•Performs custodial duties as necessary.
•Coordinates alarm tests and responds to problems. Responds to building emergencies as required. Records and reports problems to management.
•Records and reports resident comments/input to management.
•Observes all safety and environmental regulations.
•Prepares and organizes materials and equipment before starting a task
•Performs routine building maintenance tasks as requested. Cleans and maintains tools and equipment daily
•Reports items that need repair immediately
•Returns all items used to their proper place
•Cleans carpets and floors as needed or directed
•Performs carpentry-related services, routine building maintenance, and repairs as required. Cleans, maintains, and repairs tools and equipment
•Makes notes of any problems found, or resident comments, and turns them in daily to the supervisor
•Responds to emergencies, Reports and responds to resident requests
•Makes note and reports daily when any supplies need ordering
•Performs daily rounds and check of various safety systems assigned including related record keeping and data entry on a daily basis
•Performs other duties as assigned

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
•Equivalent to high school plus additional specialized training
•Must be at least eighteen years of age with the ability to read, write, and speak English
•Must have previous successful work experience
•Must be able to follow oral and written directions and instruction
•Must have good manual dexterity and the ability to work with tools and equipment

Park Shore offers the following Benefits:
•Competitive salary
•Highly-subsidized annual ORCA card program (Nearly 80% company 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 (Nearly 80% company-paid premium).
•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: Visit 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:

Resident Care Manager
We are currently seeking a Resident Care Manager to join our Health Services department. The RCM must have excellent communication and team skills as well as strong knowledge of the MDS process and supervisory skills. A current Washington State RN license is required. Computer proficiency is required.

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

Life Enrichment Coordinator

The Hearthstone position Life Enrichment Coordinator plans, schedules, and implements individual and group activities designed to meet the social, spiritual, emotional, and intellectual needs of our residents, such as events, outings, games, and exercises. He or she oversees all activities to ensure residents participate safely and supervises, supports and trains any volunteers and facilitates family and employee events within the community. In addition, the Activities Assistant may arrange for the outside community to visit the residents, such as scout troops, school groups, performance groups, etc.

The ideal candidate for this position has a NAC certification, high school diploma or GED (college degree preferred) and at least two years’ experience working with cognitive deficits, health transitions and end of life issues, experience in planning social and recreational programs, preferably within an assisted living or long term care facility. Activities Director Certified is welcomed, but not required. Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills, and professional dress, speech, and behavior are all required for this position.

Responsibility
-Maintains confidentiality within Hearthstone guidelines
-Maintains standard precautions within Hearthstone guidelines
-Follows emergency and safety procedures, within Hearthstone guidelines
-Decorates community for holidays and special events within Hearthstone guidelines
-Facilitates Resident Council in various parts of the community as resident abilities require
-Types meeting minutes as required
-Ensures community pets as well as routinely visiting pets have appropriate health and licensing criteria
-Coordinates or facilitates with resident volunteers or provide all new resident orientation ensuring that every new resident has the tools and support to adapt to the Hearthstone as a new home
-Plans all community holiday events, monthly birthday parties for residents including decorations, food service and entertainment
-Contributes materials to the community newsletter such as description of events, articles and assist with edits
-Contributes input and ideas for appropriate programs and resident engagement in all areas of the community
-Updates events lists on flyers white boards or in-house TV channel and resident door signs as required
-Designs programming for the community to engage all residents in some aspects of program
-Builds a comprehensive calendar which addresses the physical, cognitive, social and spiritual needs of all residents in the community. Look at yearly as well as monthly calendar events
-Coordinates all out of community programs with the drivers
-Educates other staff to know how to escort residents to activities
-Utilizes person centered skills to engage all residents
-Evaluates effectiveness of program and revise as needed
-Evaluates or assesses all residents’ needs and preferences for interests, hobbies or passions
-Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards
-Ensures there is a system to let all team members be aware of the activity plan
-Works closely with nursing assistants, give directions and tools to provide activity programming
-Participates in sourcing, orienting, scheduling, supporting, or recognizing volunteers
-Provides information for the Activity Department Budget and maintains, submits monthly receipts.
Visit www.Hearthstone.org or contact Lugano Minga @ lmingo@hearthstone.org

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 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 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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