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

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Careers

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

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March 23, 2015

Controller

Nikkei Concerns an innovative and growing senior health and wellness organization that offers an exceptional care continuum for the Asian community is seeking a highly motivated individual whose core values align with the NC Way to serve as our Controller. Please visit our website at www.nikkeiconcerns.org for a complete job announcement. Qualified individuals should email their resume and cover letter to jrivera@nikkeiconcerns.org. Position is open until filled.
Contact: Nicole Lee, Human Resources Associate
1601 East Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122
Ph. 206-588-4666 | nlee@nikkeiconcerns.org
www.nikkeiconcerns.org

March 23, 2015

CRISTA Positions

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.
Sous Chef (Silverdale WA)
Social Worker (Shoreline WA)
Server (Shoreline, WA)
Rehabilitation Assistant II (Shoreline WA)
Quality Compliance Manager, Nursing Center (Shoreline WA)
NAC Part Time (Silverdale WA)
NAC Nursing Center (Shoreline WA)
Medication Treatment Nurse PT & On Call (Shoreline WA)
Laundry Specialist I (Shoreline WA)
Environmental Specialist III (Shoreline WA)
Dishwasher PT(Silverdale WA)
Dining Room Assistant IL (Silverdale, WA)
Dining Room Assistant AL (Silverdale WA)
Dining Room Assistant (Shoreline WA)
Dietary Aide Part Time (Shoreline WA)
Admissions Nurse (Shoreline WA)

March 23, 2015

Philanthropy Associate

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 a full time Philanthropy Associate whose responsibilities would include managing gift processing activities, assisting in planning and implementation of annual giving activities and fundraising events, and providing administrative and clerical support to promote the organizations fundraising goals. The ideal candidate will have experience working with donor management software (i.e. Raiser’s Edge), word processing and spreadsheets, a proven ability to work independently, be a people-person who is detailed-oriented, possesses excellent customer service skills and has a passion for enhancing the lives of our residents and elderly community.

Interested qualified individuals should email their resume and a cover letter to jrivera@nikkeiconcerns.org (Jeannette Rivera, HR/Payroll Manager, 206-726-6525). Complete job descriptions are available upon request. Position advertisement is open until filled. First considerations will be given to resumes and cover letters received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2015.

March 23, 2015

Nurse Manager

Wesley Homes – Lea Hill is currently seeking a Nurse Manager for The Arbor, a secured, dementia care assisted living community licensed for 20 residents located on Wesley Homes Lea Hill campus in Auburn, Washington. A Registered Nurse (RN) experienced in dementia care and program/staff leadership is preferred. A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with similar experience will also be considered. The Arbor Manager is responsible for program development, resident care and staff leadership to assure high quality of care and quality of life for resident in a person-centered, social model, secured dementia care assisted living. Knowledge of Washington State Assisted Living regulations is essential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Program Development:
• Assure design and implementation of a person-centered program for people living with dementia to assure they live at their highest level of independence and well-being.

Resident Care:
• Conduct pre-admission assessment to assure appropriateness of resident for the care setting and assess care level.
• Develop residents’ Negotiated Service Agreements and assure they are accurate and current.
• Design and implement systems to assure nursing staff accomplishes care directives in the Negotiated Service Agreement.
• Conduct Resident Care Conferences and provide input for clinical care to promote quality resident services to assist each resident to attain his/her highest level of independence and well-being.
• Follow up on each resident incident with full investigation, documentation of findings and assure follow through based on findings.
• Participate/manage, from The Arbor perspective, Washington State DSHS Full and Complaint Investigations.

Personnel:
• Provide leadership to maintain a culture that nurtures staff engagement to cooperatively accomplish Wesley Homes’ mission.

Campus Leadership Team:
• Participate as an active member of the Wesley Homes Lea Hill campus leadership team.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Education Background
o Associates Degree in Nursing
o Licensure, Registration, Certification
o Current State of Washington license to practice as a LPN or RN.
o Current CPR certification.
o Washington State DSHS Manager specialty training for Dementia and Mental Health.
o Washington State Food Handlers

Special Training/Skills
o Knowledge of Washington State nurse practice laws and state and federal regulations governing assisted living facilities.
o Experience working with electronic medical records.

Work Experience
o Experience and/or training in geriatric nursing practice with special focus on care for people living with Dementia.
o Three years’ experience in dementia care assisted living nurse management.
o Demonstrated leadership, public relations, and supervisory skills.
o Ability to speak and understand English. Strong communication (written and spoken) and problem resolution skills.
o Three years’ experience in dementia care assisted living nurse management.

Physical Demands
o Good physical and emotional health.
o Ability to walk, bend, stoop and squat for resident care and assessment.
o Sit for charting, phone use, feeding of residents and computer use.
o Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and push med/tx cart.

Benefits for this full-time position include, medical/dental/vision insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, paid time-off, paid holidays, employee assistance program, and more! Visit www.wesleyhomes.org

March 23, 2015

Vice President of Human Resources and Risk Management

Emerald Communities is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization that provides leadership for its subsidiary organizations to create and enhance lifestyle opportunities for seniors.
We currently have an opening for a Vice President of Human Resources and Risk Management. The position plans, directs, and delivers human resources support for Emerald Communities and subsidiaries. This position develops and manages the corporate-wide risk management program to identify, assess, and mitigate actual and potential losses and exposures.
We are looking for candidates with these qualities:
• JD in human resources and employee relations, Master’s degree in human resources management, industrial relations or related field preferred.
• 10+ years of strong human resource management experience required.
• Extensive experience in compensation management and administration with specific experience in market based compensation systems.
• At least two years’ experience in risk/quality management, healthcare liability insurance, or related field preferred.
• PHR or SPHR certification preferred.
• CPASRM certification or ability to obtain in two years.
• Experience in a long-term care environment preferred.
The Vice President is also responsible for the HR operations aspect including:
• Provides necessary leadership to ensure delivery of human resources services and support for Emerald Communities and its subsidiaries.
• Plans, directs, and evaluates total compensation management and administration for Emerald Communities and its subsidiaries.
• Keeps abreast of all legal issues affecting the human resources function, and facilitates development or modification of policies and procedures as needed.
• Develops, evaluates, and modifies leadership training programs to ensure continual development of current and future leaders for Emerald Communities and its subsidiaries.
• Sources, bids and recommends employee health insurance products in coordination with the insurance broker. Analyzes benefit levels and costs to ensure full time staff are offered appropriate insurance protection products while controlling premium costs.
• Develops and implements corporate risk management program. Monitors outcomes of risk management decisions and allocation of resources, and makes adjustments as necessary.

If you are a proven leader looking to become part of a stable, financially sound and expanding senior living company, we would be interested in talking with you. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package. To learn more about Emerald Communities, please visit www.theemeraldcommunities.org
To apply, email your resume and cover letter to humanresource@theemeraldcommunities.org.

March 23, 2015

Interim Nurse Manager (RN)

Riverview Retirement Community along the Spokane River in Spokane, WA has an opening for an interim nurse manager in our assisted living building. This is a temporary, full-time position expected to last for three months.

This person will oversee the nursing care provided by our staff for our 135 assisted living apartments.

The successful candidate will have:

• A current State of Washington RN license.

• 5+ years of management experience in an assisted living in a leadership role.

• Knowledge of State and Federal regulations pertaining to assisted living.

• Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively lead and motivate a round-the-clock team of nurses and nursing assistants.

• Ability to assess the environment and make appropriate recommendations for improvement.

• Ability to schedule work assignments and set priorities.

• Supervises admissions, conducts resident assessments and oversees care plans.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Apply by emailing your resume to psoden@RiverviewRetirement.org

March 23, 2015

Sales & Marketing Associate

The Kenney is a not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in West Seattle that has been serving seniors since 1901. The Sales and Marketing Associate is the assistant sales representative for Residential Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care at The Kenney. The Sales and Marketing Associate is directly responsible for responding to telephone and walk-in inquiries, setting and conducting scheduled marketing sales appointments/tours, and closing sales. Ultimate performance measures for this position will be based on meeting occupancy and census goals established in the annual budget. The position also supports The Kenney Foundation by performing designated tasks. The position ensures that the sales and marketing function, along with the fund development program are supported through effective administrative coordination.

This non-exempt position reports to the Director of Sales and Marketing. This position participates in the daily sales activity to assure that monthly sales and marketing activity goals are met. This will include making telephone calls to the lead base, setting appointments, conducting tours, and making presentations. Maintain and update mailing list and contact database and coordinate all mailings. Provide support to the Foundation Board of Directors by scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, taking minutes of meetings and distributing materials as requested. Provide administrative support to the execution of fund development activities, campaigns and strategies as developed by the Board.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of successful experience in a highly visible office with public interaction. Experience in marketing-related position strongly preferred. Sale of entry fees in a faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community strongly preferred. Experience in the senior living industry and/or experience in fund development activities desired. Preference may be given to applicants with previous senior living experience.

Competitive salary, plus commissions. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, short term disability, paid time off, 403(b) retirement account and life insurance. Come join our team today and make a positive difference in the lives of seniors!

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

March 23, 2015

Chaplain

Skyline is an upscale retirement community located in Seattle’s prestigious First Hill area. We have an exciting opportunity for a part time Chaplain who will administer to the spiritual care of our residents, family members and staff.
Primary Purpose:
The Chaplain is responsible for providing Christian worship services, Bible study and counseling services. The Chaplain also offers spiritual support and advice to a diverse population of senior adults who may be living independently, in assisted living, or in a health care center. The Chaplain visits residents who may be hospitalized in local hospitals. The Chaplain acts as the community’s spiritual leader by providing pastoral care to residents, their families, and staff. Requires certification and experience providing spiritual care for a Christian community.

If you have a passion for working with seniors and the community they live, we would be interested in speaking with you about this unique opportunity.
You can apply by visiting our website at link Requires a background check and passing a drug screen.

David Van Pay, PHR * Human Resources Director, Skyline
725 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
dvanpay@skylineSeattle.org www.SkylineSeattle.org

March 8, 2015

CEO

Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer to lead our company into the future with a focus on the mission and values of the organization. “Our mission is to provide skilled nursing care with compassion and love in Christ’s name.” CHCC is a nonprofit corporation located in Lynden, WA. Founded in 1956, the organization consists of a modern 142-bed skilled nursing facility, an adult day health and wellness center with approximately 75 participants, and a charitable foundation.

Uniquely operating as a stand-alone skilled nursing facility allows decisions that impact quality of care local seniors receive to be made locally – our nonprofit organization is not managed by out-of-state corporations. This structure has allowed CHCC to build a solid financial position while earning a reputation for quality of care.

We currently employ more than 245 caring and knowledgeable staff members who help CHCC provide healthcare services to elders living in their own home, recovering from injury, overcoming illness, or in need of long term care.

CHCC believes that each patient, resident and participant deserves to live in comfort, with dignity and respect. This core philosophy is why family, friends and neighbors have trusted Christian Health Care Center with their loved ones for nearly 60 years.

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the board of directors, our CEO is responsible for the overall management and financial viability of CHCC and its entities. The CEO provides oversight and management in finance, budgeting, insurance, risk management, computer systems, reimbursement, contracts, marketing, fundraising, corporate compliance, legal issues, and state audits.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Serve as a liaison between board members and staff. Develop goals and objectives for board approval, implement board policies and directives. Maintain board documents.
• Ensure the fiscal viability of CHCC and its entities. Develop annual budgets in collaboration with the finance committee of the board; management of approved budgets.
• Negotiate, review and sign all contracts on behalf of CHCC.
• Monitor and direct facility compliance with federal and state regulations; ensure required reports are prepared and filed with governmental agencies in a timely manner.
• Coordinate CHCC’s risk management program.
• Manage personnel and human resources functions.
• Represent CHCC in the local community and to other health care providers and industry associations. Assume an active role in community relations by serving on committees and task forces with other provider organizations.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Degree in business, finance or related field.
• In-depth understanding and working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid cost reporting.
• Detailed knowledge of skilled nursing facility WACs and F-tags.
• Hands-on experience with annual state nursing home survey process and compliance programs.
• Experience with risk & liability management.
• Understanding of incorporation processes and nonprofit reporting.
• Strong leadership and management skills, including problem solving skills, decision making abilities; and coaching skills. Ability to motivate and lead staff in providing top quality resident care.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to explain policies and procedures to all staff levels.
• Proven ability to monitor the changing health care environment and direct change within an organization.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; maintain high standards despite various deadlines and pressures.
• Establish and maintain constructive relationships with department managers and nursing staff.
• Proficient with various software (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook).

The qualifications listed are a guideline and not all inclusive.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in a fast–paced patient/resident environment with frequent interruptions. Incumbent must be team-oriented and work collaboratively with staff, demonstrating excellent communication skills. Incumbent must be able to effectively utilize computers and various software, computer printers, photocopier, telephone system (multiple line), and fax.
Occasional travel to local offices is required. Travel outside local area may be needed to attend seminars or conferences. Incumbent is expected to be flexible to respond to 24-hour emergency needs.

HOW TO APPLY:  Successful candidates will be strategic, visionary leaders who have demonstrated experience in business and healthcare management. If you feel you would be a good match for our organization, please visit http://chcclynden.org to learn more about our mission and values then forward your resume and letter of interest to:

Christian Health Care Center
Attn: Personnel Committee
855 Aaron Drive
Lynden, WA 98264 or Email: altallman@chcclynden.org

March 8, 2015

Director of Nursing

Bayview Retirement Community is seeking a Director of Nursing to provide leadership in a professional setting where resident care, service excellence and team work are highly valued. The Director of Nursing Services (DNS) is responsible for the planning, implementation, evaluation, and continual improvement of all nursing care provided at Bayview Retirement Community. S/he develops and maintains nursing philosophy, objectives, standards of practice, policies and procedures. S/he serves as the primary liaison among residents, families, physicians, consultants, ancillary care providers, and staff, and shares with the CEO the responsibility of communicating with government officials, and a variety of business contacts within the Rehab and Assisted Living and Health Center. The DNS assures that a comprehensive set of services is available to residents in order to promote optimal quality of health and life. S/he has a significant role in budget development and compliance.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred,
• Master of Science in Nursing degree desirable.
• Current Washington State licensure as a Registered Nurse, in good standing.
• Minimum of 5 yrs supervisory experience.
• Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Certification.
• Knowledge of and experience in geriatric nursing and long term care.
• Working knowledge of Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, Minimum Data Set, Quality measures, Medicaid Case Mix Reimbursement System, and Medicare Prospective Payment System.
• Maintains quality care that is consistent with company and regulatory standards.
• Effective organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, and long-range planning skills.
• Effective working knowledge of computers, computer spreadsheets and word-processing software.
• Commitment, determination, and leadership skills to ensure the highest feasible quality of geriatric nursing care.
• Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with residents, families, and other employees at all levels.
• Ability to develop, understand, communicate, and comply with a budget.

 Compensation: $47+ DOE (Exempt position)  Bayview is a great place to work and we offer an excellent benefits package!  Click here to apply: http://app.hireology.com/s/37590
or……You may also stop by in person to fill out an application at:
Bayview Retirement Community
11 West Aloha St.
Seattle, WA. 98119  ***NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE***

Once you have applied, your application will remain on file for 30 days. We will contact you directly if we need any additional information. If you have not heard from us by that time, we encourage you to re-apply for any open positions. We have up to date job openings on our website at www.bayviewcommunity.org

Bayview is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

Contact:  Gina Tran
HR Generalist *  Bayview Retirement Community
11 W. Aloha St.
Seattle, WA 98119
Direct: 206-691-1087 *
Fax: 206-691-5348

February 18, 2015

Dining Room Supervisor

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

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

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, short term disability, paid time off, 403(b) retirement account and life insurance. Come join our team today and make a positive difference in the lives of seniors!

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

February 18, 2015

Director of Food Service

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

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

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

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

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

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

February 18, 2015

Medicare Unit Coordinator

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

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

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

February 18, 2015

Resident Care Manager

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

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

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

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

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

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

February 18, 2015

Admissions Nurse

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

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

February 18, 2015

Home Care Aid

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

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

February 18, 2015

Elder Care RN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 31, 2015

Sous Chef

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 31, 2015

RN Home Care Services Supervisor

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

January 31, 2015

Controller

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

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

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

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

Please click on this link to apply.

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

January 31, 2015

Director of Clinical Services

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 31, 2015

Grill Cook

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 12, 2015

Administrator

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 12, 2015

Memory Fitness Assistant

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

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

Within 30 Days of Hire Obtain Following:

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

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

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

January 12, 2015

Memory Fitness Assistant/Driver (PT)

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

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

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

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

January 12, 2015

RN/Long Term Care Clinical Care Manager

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 12, 2015

Resident Care Manager – RN

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

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

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

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

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

December 14, 2014

Social Worker

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

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

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

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

December 14, 2014

Resident Care Manager

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

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

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

December 14, 2014

Nurse Practitioner

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

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

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

Job requirements include: Nurse Practitioner with current licensure and in good standing with the state of Washington. Three to 5 years of nursing experience in acute and long-term care setting. Ability to function independently and interdependently. Demonstrate a high degree of initiative, flexibility and teamwork. Knowledgeable of the age-specific physiological, psychosocial, developmental and spiritual needs of elderly population. Ability to read, write and speak English. Effective documentation and oral communication skills. Must be familiar with Windows computer environment (Word and Excel).

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

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

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

December 14, 2014

Medical Assistant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 2, 2014

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.

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

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

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

Mirabella Positions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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