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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

Philanthropy Manager

Horizon House an upscale retirement community on Seattle’s First Hill, has an opening for a Philanthropy Manager. The Philanthropy Manager is responsible for implementing the annual campaign and assisting with creating and implementing major and planned giving strategies for Horizon House, focusing on the Residents Assistance Endowment Campaign. The work will include executing a well-developed annual campaign; assisting with implementing an Endowment Campaign; cultivating, stewarding, soliciting and recognizing major and planned gift donors; and meeting annual fundraising goals.

Job Duties:

• Develop and implement strategies to acquire, renew and upgrade annual gift donors, including Board members, current residents, current and former resident families, the business community and other appropriate constituencies.
• Develop and implement strategies for annual fund raising vehicles including personal solicitation, direct mail, events, and on-line giving.
• Coordinate annual fund raising kickoff event, victory celebration, group sessions and cultivation events.
• Develop promotional articles and photos for Horizon House’s publications and the website.
• Lead staff, committee members and volunteers in annual giving activities as appropriate.
• Work with Philanthropy Director in creating and implementing major and planned giving strategies for Horizon House, focusing on the Residents Assistance Endowment Campaign.
• Engage prospects through effective marketing, cultivation and outreach activities.
• Assist with creating and implementing strategies to engage major and planned gift donors.
• Maintain and manage an assigned fundraising portfolio of major donors.
• Assist with developing and overseeing events and seminars for professional advisors, donors and prospects, and family members.
• Work productively with the Endowment Campaign Coordinator and Philanthropy Assistant.
• Work with professional consultants, as needed

Requirements:
Knowledge of fund development principles. Strategic thinking, including adaptability and initiative. Superior organizational skills, with the ability to anticipate and juggle multiple responsibilities while still performing routine duties. Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including active listening. An energetic and professional personal presentation style is required. Strong interpersonal skills. Must be willing to work as a part of a team, coordinating activities and maximizing opportunities. Sensitivity to the needs of the elderly is essential. Confidentiality and discretion are imperative.

Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training and Requirements:
At least four years of experience in development, ideally in annual giving and major gift solicitation. Experience with writing and public speaking. This individual must have excellent computer skills, including competence with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook or Novell), database management software, and proficiency with use of the Web. Bachelor of Arts/Sciences degree is preferred.

Working at Horizon House:
Horizon House offers 100% paid health insurance benefits for employees working 25+ hours a week, 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! The pay range is dependent upon experience/qualifications. 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 and the Philanthropy department is a tight-knit team of dedicated and team-oriented individuals.

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: Horizon House, Philanthropy Manager position, 900 University, Seattle, WA 98101, e-mail them to hire@horizonhouse.org or fax them to 206-382-3157. 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.

  • Part-time (.75 FTE) 30 hours per week;
  • A competitive salary and benefits package.

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 www.horizonhouse.org. EOE

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

October 4, 2014

Human Resources Director

Skyline at First Hill

a Contemporary and Cosmopolitan Living – and you are setting the standard as our Human Resources Director. Skyline at First Hill has set a new standard for Senior Living in Seattle. The Senior Living section is at the beginning of an exponential growth period, and we need a superstar HR professional to help us be a part of it all.

Highlights of opportunity:
• Direct all HR programs for our Skyline community and work closely with Corporate HR team to set strategy
• Comprehensive Generalist role
• Position reports to Executive Director

Requirements include:
• 5+ years of comprehensive and progressive HR generalist experience is required
• PHR or SPHR preferred
• Prior experience in Senior Living strongly preferred
• Position based in the beautiful Pacific Northwest

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

Please click on this link to apply: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PRESBYTERIAN&cws=1&rid=584

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

Executive Director – CCRC

Rockwood Retirement Communities has been a leader in senior housing and healthcare since 1960.
Our 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 Mmanor 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

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

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

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

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.

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

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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