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September 26, 2017

Community Life Director

Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community (TLRC) is looking for a Community Life Director.

SUMMARY
Directs, plans and administers the coordination of the Resident Life & Wellness departments including Life Enrichment, Social Services, Transportation, Wellness and Arts/Garden programs by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates:


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Facilitates coordination among all departments & divisions of TLRC in delivery of services.
• Establishes, organizes and implements the Life Enrichment and Wellness activity programming, to include entertainment, art, travel, cultural, wellness and educational activities and engages resident participation.
• Develops, administers and monitors budgetary operations and investigates discrepancies from established budget.
• Actively coordinates TLRC efforts to positively impact department employees and residents through resident social, wellness and safety programs.
• Directs the preparation of a variety of reports to help analysis progress, identify trends and outcomes of resident-centered programs.
• Develops, recommends and implements policies and procedures as may be required to enhance the well-being of residents and employees.
• Administers resident problem resolution processes, taking necessary action to control or eliminate the recurrence of complaints, concerns and problems by maintaining ‘open door’ policy for residents and families and follows up in appropriate manner.
• Interacts with federal, state & local government agencies that impact services, programs and licensing.
• Reports to appropriate personnel on changes in Resident’s health conditions, attitude and mobility.
• Represents TLRC at professional, health and community organizations, promoting positive public relations.
• Participates in TLRC internal committees as well as other committees designated by the CEO.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages directors and coordinators who oversee department staff and resident programming and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the departments. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with TLRC policies, procedures and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, social work, health administration, or some other related field such as O.T. or Therapeutic Recreation. Must have a minimum of three (3) years related experience in a health care setting, with a minimum of two (2) years in a coordinator or director level position.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Licensed or Registered by State as Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or activities professional required.
To apply visit www.tacomalutheran.org

September 26, 2017

Open Positions

The Kenney, a Premier West Seattle Retirement Community, is a not-for-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that has been serving seniors since 1909.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
We are seeking skilled, caring and dedicated individuals to join our team in the following areas:
CNA (3) – Full Time, Part Time and On Call, All Shifts (6:00am-2:00pm; 2:00pm-10pm; 10:00pm-6:00am)
Cook – Full Time, Days (5:30am-2:00pm)
Dishwasher – Full Time, Evenings (12:00pm – 8:00pm)
Housekeeper (2) Full Time, Days (7:00am-3:00pm) and Full Time Temp for Days (7:00am-3:00pm)
LPN (2) – Full Time, Evenings (2:00pm-10:30pm); On Call, All Shifts (6:00am-2:30pm; 2:00pm-10:30pm; 10:00pm-6:30am)
Life Enrichment Assistant (Art Therapy) – Full Time, Days (8:00am-4:30pm, although can be flexible)
Scheduling & Supplies Coordinator – Full Time, Days (8:00am-4:30pm, although can be flexible)

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Please refer to The Kenney Careers page for details about each position: https://thekenney.org/about/careers/

The Kenney offers a generous compensation plan including competitive salary and benefits which include: medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, paid time off (PTO), 403(b) retirement matching, EAP, and 100% company paid life insurance.

Come join our team and make a positive difference in the lives of seniors! The Kenney Drug-Free Work Place and participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify please contact DHS: 1-888-897-7781.

Close Date – Until filled

How to Apply: To learn more about the position and to apply online, click here: https://thekenney.org/about/careers/

September 14, 2017

Human Resource Director

Skyline of Seattle is an upscale retirement community located in the heart of Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood. We offer our residents much more than cosmopolitan, condo-like living with breathtaking 360 degree views. We offer all services related to living in a Life Care, long term care community. We are truly a small city within one building. We invite you to visit our website and check us out at http://www.skylineseattle.org/

We have an exciting opening for a progressive and experienced HR Director. The HR Director manages all related programs and systems from the ground up. As a member of the Skyline senior leadership group, the successful candidate serves as an advisor to the Executive Director for all issues related to the community’s work force. Reporting directly to the Skyline Executive Director, the HR Director will also work closely with the Corporate Vice President of HR to ensure compliance and alignment with federal/state and city laws, ordinances, company policies, benefits and organizational culture. The successful candidate will interface with senior and mid-level managers to promote team member relations and assist with conflict resolution. This is a great opportunity to leave your thumb print on a community and company in the growth stage of its lifecycle. As a part of the Transforming Age family of communities, the Skyline HR Director position also opens a doorway to future advancement opportunities and the opportunity to help shape future company-wide programs and policies.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:
• Proven interpersonal and leadership skills, and the ability to work with staff and external constituents.
• Three to five years of experience in employee relations or human resources, or in a managerial role. Experience in a health-care setting highly preferred.
• Requires sound ethics, values and a drive for results.
• Requires exceptional customer service skills, focus and creativity.
• Must have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
• Is detail oriented and have excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritization tasks.
• Knowledge of federal and state employment laws.

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field.
• Seven to ten years of overall experience in human resources within a progressive fast-paced business environment. Deep knowledge in employee relations, leave laws and workers compensation highly desired.
• PHR and/or SHRM-CP Certification preferred.

If interested, visit the below web address and follow the application instructions.
https://careers-transformingage.icims.com/jobs/1370/human-resources-director/job

September 14, 2017

Nurses Assistant NAC

Emerald Heights, a member of Emerald Communities, is a highly successful retirement community in Redmond, WA. We know what it takes to create remarkable retirement experiences and have been the choice of thousands of seniors seeking a self-driven lifestyle with value, stability, health care and true independence.

Job Description/Essential Duties:

    • Provides the delivery of nursing and nursing-related activities for residents within established guidelines and in accordance with federal and state regulations
    • Monitors residents throughout the day without interfering with their privacy.
    • Provides resident-directed services that honor resident lifestyles and preferences.
    • Assists residents with daily living activities such as dressing, dining, hygiene, bathing, changing soiled cloths and bedding.
    • Performs transferring of residents utilizing two person lift, or mechanical lifts in accordance with the resident plans of care.
    • Keeps residents rooms in a neat an orderly manner while honoring resident preferences.
    • Creates an environment, with Neighborhood Team, where residents have ongoing opportunities to participate in individualized and purposeful activities, resembling their previous home environment, lifestyle and customary daily routine.
    • Monitors residents with mobility issues. Practices established preventative skin care techniques.
    • Creates and maintains an atmosphere of personal interest and a positive emphasis on a calm environment throughout the neighborhood.
    • Collaborate with Neighborhood Team to ensure a holistic approach to services is considered.
    • Act as emergency responder with AED and emergency supplies for community wide emergencies.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Unencumbered Washington Nursing Assistant, Certified license.
• Obtain AED and HIV/AIDS training within 30 days of hire.
• Requires Food Handler’s permit, First Aid and CPR.

Salary: Depends on Experience.  Close Date: 08/31/2017
Apply at www.emeraldheights.com

September 14, 2017

Health Services Administrator

Parkshore a Transforming Age community, is a lakefront retirement community located in Seattle’s picturesque Madison park neighborhood. We emphasize serving others, team work, dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

The Health Services Administrator leads the Nursing Home and Assisted Living in directing day-to-day functions of a 28-bed facility in Skilled Nursing and 28 Apartments in Assisted Living in accordance with the current Federal, State, County and Local standards that regulate long-term care. To oversee and implement the facility’s Quality Assurance, Staff Development and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance programs.

Principle Responsibilities:

The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

• Plans, develops, organizes and directs the facility’s Quality Assurance Performance Improvement.
• Plans, modifies and maintains the facility’s HIPAA Compliance Program as the HIPAA Compliance Officer.
• Develops and maintains written policies and procedures that govern the operation of the facility.
• Interprets the facility’s policies and procedures to employees, residents, family members, visitors and government agencies.
• Assures that all employees, visitors and the general public follow established policies and take action to correct violations.
• Represents the facility at, and participates in, management level meetings with the County and outside organizations.
• Maintains a good public relations program that serves the best interest of the facility and community alike.
• Participates in the facility’s personnel process when necessary. This may include but is not limited to hiring, terminating employment, disciplinary hearings and grievance hearings.
• Maintains an excellent relationship with the medical staff and other Professional and Supervisory staff.
• Assists Department Directors in the planning, conducting, scheduling of in-service training classes, on-the-job training and orientation programs to assure the current policies and procedures are reviewed and updated as necessary.
• Assists in establishing a clinical training program for Nurse Aides to meet all required in-service annual training requirements.
• Attends workshops, seminars and educational sessions to keep updated on changes in the long-term climate and meet bi-annual CEU (Continuing Education Units) requirements for Washington Nursing Home Administrator license.
• Reviews accidents and incidents and makes recommendations for an effective safety program for the residents.
• Performs the necessary duties of the facility’s abuse coordinator. This includes, but is not limited to, carrying out the facility’s abuse and prevention protocol by initiating and coordinating abuse and neglect investigations.
• Reviews resident complaints and grievances and makes written reports of action taken.
• Assists the Admissions Coordinator and Director of Nursing in pre-screening potential new residents.
• Develops, maintains, inputs and transmits monthly data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in accordance with Electronic Staffing Data Submission Payroll-based Journal requirements.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position is delegated the authority, responsibility and accountability necessary to carry out the assigned duties of the Health Services Administrator. In the absence of the Executive Director, this incumbent is responsible for the overall operations of the facility.

Educational Requirements and Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in health care/business administration or related field.
• Washington State Nursing Home Administrators License, active and in good standing.
• Previous successful experience in administering skilled nursing facilities.

For full job description and to learn more about Parkshore visit www.parkshore.org.To apply, submit resume and cover letter to rmiranda@parkshore.org

September 14, 2017

Director of Nursing

Parkshore a Transforming Age community, is a lakefront retirement community located in Seattle’s picturesque Madison park neighborhood. We emphasize serving others, team work, dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

The Director of Nursing Services is accountable for the nursing practices for Health Center, Assisted Living and Memory Support residents. Directs and manages the delivery of health care services to meet the needs of the Health Services residents. Directs the nursing program and manages department operations.

Principle Responsibilities:
• Meets regularly with the Health Services Director/Executive Director to establish direction and priorities.
• Participates in strategic planning and standard setting. Creates an annual work plan and budget for the department. Assesses the needs of the department annually.
• Develops the first draft of the budget. Manages the budget. Monitors labor revenues, expenses, purchases, and inventories for healthcare.
• Insures that safety, environmental, and risk management requirements are met and maintained.
• Schedules projected performance reviews for the year, projected in-service topics / dates, and projected dates to write resident care plans.
• Oversees resident care. Monitors for quality and resident satisfaction.
• Assists in providing Health Care services as necessary.
• Monitors that staff have valid and current degrees, licenses, and certificates.
• Responsible for hiring, terminating, and disciplining nursing staff, nursing assistant staff, social services staff, and other Health Center.
• Works with medical director to formulate and review resident care policies and procedures in compliance with state and federal regulations.
• Provides information and support to families of residents, responding to concerns and addressing special needs.
• Coordinates services of consultant providers including therapists, hospice, pharmacist, dentist, etc.
• Participates in the resident review process. Attends resident care conferences as needed.
• Oversees care plan process, assures proper charting according to federal and state regulations.
• Investigates incidents and reports to the Health Services Director/Executive Director and DSHS as needed and prepares plan of correction.
• Oversees preparation for annual state survey.
• Communicates with medical director concerning resident-care problems, health trends of individual residents and other medically related matters, and implements recommendations to ensure maintenance of residents’ health.
• Assists in the coordination of resident inter-facility transfers and hospitalizations.
• Advises family members, administration, and other appropriate parties of significant changes in health of residents.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Requirements:
Directly supervises a staff of approximately 40 employees. Can be responsible for supervising more than 25 and seldom over 50 people. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Specialized Training Required:

Must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington. Minimum of five years’ experience and two years recent experience in Geriatrics. Must have successful previous management experience, and must be able to perform a vital leadership role in directing the delivery of health care services for residents. Must be willing to work as a member of a team with other departments, staff, residents, families, government agencies, and other professionals and outside organizations. Must have proven leadership and administrative skills with a professional demeanor, speaking and writing abilities.

For full job description and to learn more about Parkshore visit www.parkshore.org.
To apply, submit resume and cover letter to rmiranda@parkshore.org

September 14, 2017

Area Community Health Nurse

ERA Living – Since 1987, Era Living has been dedicated to fostering a healthy and engaging environment of whole body wellness, culture, warmth and social fulfillment — providing premier healthcare services and enriching activities at all eight communities managed by Era Living. It’s this type of innovative and vibrant approach to senior living that makes Era Living communities feel like home.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Area Community Health Nurse (ACHN) is primarily responsible for supporting the community nursing teams in their delivery of Health and Wellness services. This role serves as a back-up nurse, trainer, and practice resource, and provides quality assurance in support of the Quality Improvement Program. The ACHN also assists the Regional Director of Health and Wellness in the development and implementation of company-wide Health and Wellness projects, policies and procedures.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing; BSN preferred.
• Licensed as a RN in the State of WA.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as a RN and 3 years’ experience in a setting working with older adults, Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing Facilities.
• Valid WA Driver’s License and ability to travel between communities within the Greater Seattle Area.
• Able to communicate clearly and appropriately with residents, families, care-team members, staff, volunteers and visitors.
Ability to pass DSHS and State background check, required

Additional Information:
Competitive Compensation and a Complete Benefits Package including:
• Company Sponsored Health Plan
• 401k with Generous Employer Match
• PTO & Sick Leave
• Leadership & Longevity Bonuses
• The advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements!
• Ability to pass DSHS and State background check, required.

About Era Living:
If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application!
Please visit our careers site, http://www.eraliving.com/about/careers/

Era Living has been voted Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).

Close Date: 12/01/2017

How to Apply: For immediate consideration, please apply online today at: https://careers-eraliving.icims.com/jobs/2004/area-community-health-nurse/job

August 7, 2017

Resident Care Manager / RN

Sea Mar Community Care Center of Seattle. Sea Mar Community Care Center is a 48-bed non -profit skilled nursing facility that services a diverse population in need.


Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Resident Care Manager coordinates, manages, and supervises all resident care for the units. This includes the responsibility of implementing and ensuring completion of systems of care, direct supervision and appropriate delegation of duties of Primary Team Leaders, Care Planning to reflect MDS assessments, evaluating resident response to nursing intervention, coordination of multidisciplinary plan of care, ensuring all Incident Reports are completed and reported per state regulations, implementing established protocols when resident condition indicates, assure compliance with resident treatment orders, attending care conferences, family and resident complaint resolution, participation in Quality Improvement and Joint Commission activities,

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills
• Registered Nurse
• Current RN licensure in Washington State
• Supervisory and leadership skills
• Experience in long term care preferred:

Excellent verbal and written skills required.

Open Date / Close Date (posting will be removed following the Close Date):

How to Apply: Forward resumes to Sandra Miles, Director of Long Term Care Services. sandramiles@seamarchc.org

August 7, 2017

RN Resident Care Manager / MDS Coordinator

Rose Villa, of Portland Oregon, is an independent non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community is seeking a Resident Care Manager for Madrona Grove Supportive Living, which is a licensed nursing facility (ICF level – no skilled). This is a salaried position with a maximum case load of 18 residents (usually 16 or 17). Rose Villa’s mission is to support older adults to live the life of their own choosing.

Our RCM must have excellent nursing skills and a passion for serving elders, particularly those with dementia. A high value must be fostering autonomy and choice, no matter what a person’s physical or cognitive status may be.

The RCM is responsible for leading the care team through the Minimum Data Set (MDS) process and ensuring timely and accurate submission to CMS. MDS experience is preferred but not required. A significant part of this process is that of guiding the care team to create and implement comprehensive, person-centered care plans that build on resident strengths, supporting residents to live the life they want to live. The RCM also leads quarterly care conferences with staff, resident, and resident families and is the primary point of contact for family members with questions or suggestions regarding their loved one’s care.

We are a small community and as such, teamwork is highly valued. This means that every licensed staff person will occasionally need to work on the floor when a need arises. The RCM position is a part of that team as is the Director of Nursing. The RCM may also be the Acting Director of Nursing when the Director of Nursing is unavailable.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Our RCM must hold a valid Oregon RN license and be able to pass a drug screen as well as a criminal background check. This is a hands-on position with a lot of resident, staff, and resident family interaction. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must. The person in this position must also be very comfortable navigating an electronic health record and working in Word, Excel, and Outlook. Attention to detail is critical.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Additional Information: The RCM generally works during normal business hours but should flex in order to have a connection and gain input from all three shifts (ex: coming in at 6:30am or 10:30pm once or twice a week to connect with night shift). The RCM is also part of our Manager on Duty rotation and will work approximately 7 weekends per year and then take days of during the week to compensate.
This is a full time exempt position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefit package for full time employees, which includes paid time off, choice of medical plans with no deductibles or co-pays, dental insurance, life insurance, one of the most generous retirement plans you will find anywhere, and access to our on-site fitness facilities.

Open Date / Close Date: until filled

How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to Erin Cornell, Director of Health Services; ecornell@rosevilla.org, 503-652-3282

July 6,2017

Chief Executive Officer

LeadingAge Network NW of Tacoma is a brand new and cutting edge financially and clinically integrated network, whose mission is to align services to improve the delivery of care in partnership with health plans and health systems. Membership in LeadingAge Washington is a requirement for membership, as is maintaining quality standards. LeadingAge Network NW seeks to continually improve outcomes by implementing clinical protocols and evidence-based best practices, as well as monitoring performance data. LeadingAge Network NW also seeks to collaborate closely with health plans and health systems to develop funding models that encourage value-based purchasing and performance-based reimbursement. LeadingAge Network NW is organized specifically to develop and support a clinically and financially integrated network of participants who work together to maximize the health and well-being of senior citizens in member communities through innovative, cost-effective care management practices and quality improvement activities with entities involved in managed care through health plans. LeadingAge Network NW is a high-performance, monitored and mentored provider group designed to become preferred providers to health plans and health systems in a value-based reimbursement environment.

Job Description/Essential Duties: The CEO will lead the Network, and negotiate, evaluate, and implement managed care contracts for Network members with health plans. The CEO will establish credentialing requirements, develop a uniform set of care management, care coordination, quality improvement and cost effectiveness metrics, standards and goals. The CEO will also develop and implement care protocols and clinical best practices and serve as the exclusive Health Plan contracting entity to negotiate and execute Network contracts. Additionally, The CEO will also lead and support the growth of the Network, and represent the Network to Health plans, health systems and state/federal agencies. Additionally, the CEO will provide education to members utilizing effective communication strategies. Above all else, this professional will be truly passionate and enthusiastic with a high level of integrity that can inspire others, build trust and model strong core values.
Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: 5+ years’ experience negotiating managed care contracts. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; Masters in Health Care Administration or related discipline preferred

Competitive salary commensurate with experience

Close Date: September 1, 2017

How to Apply: Please send your resume in Word to James Munn at CliftonLarsonAllen Search: James.Munn@CLAConnect.com

June 30,2017

Wellness Nurse- Full Time- Memory Care and Home Care

Judson Park Retirement Community

Judson Park is a Life Plan Community with many levels of living and exciting new wellness programs. There is opportunity for growth in career paths and self-growth through our Masterpiece Living philosophy that all people can age successfully. We have an all-inclusive benefits package and a team of co-workers that support each other and like to have fun, we love our job and those we work with and serve. Judson Park is conveniently located just south of Seattle in Des Moines WA right off I-5. Please check us out on our website to apply or call for a tour or to meet up with me for an interview. Looking for that special dedicated nurse who wants a dream job!
Wanting to hire and have the right nurse join our team ASAP!

Job Description/Essential Duties: The position is FT 9-5:30 with every other weekend off. The primary role is working in our memory care residence coordinating all the nursing needs of 16 residents living with dementia. The wellness nurse works side-by-side with the memory care manager to achieve excellence for the residents in this innovative program.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: RN with current unencumbered license in WA, ADN or BSN and long-term care or assisted living experience, current CPR card, Dementia and Mental Health Specialty Certificate preferred or must obtain on hire as required. Competency with computer systems a must! We use electronic medical records (pointclickcare), eMAR, online shift scheduling, email, continuing education online courses and more.

Open Date / Close Date: Hiring ASAP
Send resumes to (including E-mail and Phone): Jamie Camp, HR Generalist jcamp@abhow.com 206-870-6630

May 17, 2017

Resident Services Coordinator

SHAG Foundation: Seattle, Thurston, Pierce, King, Snohomish and Whatcom County as designated

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Resident Services Coordinator will be responsible for the critical wellness of all residents of SHAG communities within their portfolio. The RSC will coordinate – in close partnership with community leadership from a given SHAG property, resident and outside volunteers, local neighborhood agencies and partnerships – resident life programs, activities and events in the areas of nutrition, fitness and enrichment; work closely with Resident Wellness Counselors and Community Programs and Partnerships to provide resource connections; and thorough, timely and accurate tracking of relevant data points in the GRACE database for workflow and for developing vital metrics for SHAG operations. All of these components enhance quality of resident life through empathetic listening, efficiency of referrals, impartiality, program sustainability and appropriate advocacy.

Essential Functions:
• Engage with site-staff as well as residents to develop community-wide understanding of the Resident Services Coordinator (RSC) role in the SHAG community.
• Maintain clearly designated schedule at each property in portfolio – assigning priority and focus based on community size.
• Assist residents with basic need referrals (i.e., transportation, finding dental care, financial assistance).
• Connecting higher complexity and mental health resident situations to the appropriate Resident Wellness Counselor.
• Consistently utilize Agency database for timely tracking of Resident Engagements (i.e., progress notes, care plans, referrals made, follow-up dates).
• Maximize resources for efficiency of referral process and successful issue resolution.
• Promote enhanced integration with Operations leadership through sharing of stories, best practices, themes and overall community disposition for purposes of increasing resident satisfaction, early identification of potential risks and enhancing strategic insights.
• Model clarity and efficiency of communication with site-staff, Portfolio Managers and others through accuracy of detail and inclusion of appropriate individuals. Attend to
role definitions for efficiency and confidence – engaging Resident Services Coordinator, Resident Wellness Counselor, site and Portfolio Manager roles appropriately in various situations.
• Practice quality interpersonal communication skills including rapport building and empathy with clear boundaries and the highest level of respect and confidentiality when handling paperwork, phone calls, and conversations.
• Execute special projects as identified (i.e. Hoarding Grant, Bed Bug Education, Gazette).
• Attentively function in line with SHAG mission and core values.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Must have a valid WA State driver’s license and driver’s insurance.

Open Date/Close Date: until filled.

How to Apply: Please submit both cover letter and resume to Foundation-Careers@shag.org

May 17, 2017

Director of Nursing Services

Rose Villa of Portland, OR.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Autonomy. Choice. Individuality. Purpose. Community. Do you share these core values? Do you have a passion for serving elders? Then, keep reading! Rose Villa, an independent, non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community is seeking a Director of Nursing Services (DNS). The Nursing Services at Rose Villa include Madrona Grove Supportive Living, which is a nursing facility (ICF) serving 35 to 40 clients; a clinic offering physician services and nursing care to residents who reside in Rose Villa’s independent living community; and Avencia Home Care, our developing in-home care program.

This is an EXCITING time in Rose Villa’s evolution, and the DNS will have the opportunity to assist in designing both the building and programming for a brand new, household model ICF/SNF! We are looking for a DNS who can bring their expertise and insights to bear on this process and who will be excited about the challenges of navigating through the transition to a new model of care.

The DNS must be a strong leader with excellent nursing skills and a working knowledge of state and federal regulations for ICF nursing homes. Rose Villa has a focus on empowering those closest to the residents, the CNAs, to make decisions regarding care and to problem-solve when issues arise. The DNS is responsible for fostering this environment and must share this value.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: The DNS must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and must have experience working with an elder population. Management experience is required as is proficiency in Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Salary (Optional): Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Additional Information: We offer an excellent benefit package, which includes liberal paid time off, choice of medical plans, dental insurance, life insurance, one of the most generous retirement plans you will find anywhere, and access to our on-site fitness facilities.

Open Date/Close Date: until filled.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to ecornell@rosevilla.org or in person at 13505 SE River Road Portland, OR 97222.

April 19, 2017

Maintenance Supervisor

Kawabe Memorial House of Seattle is an Affordable, Independent housing for seniors

Job Description/Essential Duties: Supervise, train, and schedule all maintenance, janitorial and security employees; manage supply purchases; establish and manage inventory of tools, supplies, equipment and appliance; manage third-party contractors; establish and manage facility preventive maintenance schedules and repairs; manage and supervise apartment repairs and turnovers ensuring quality completion; manage and supervise janitorial/maintenance activities for all common areas, inside and outside of the building.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Ability to read English, must be able to lift 50 pounds; must be able to problem solve and work independently; must be able to work well with others; 7 years previous experience in a similar position; five years supervisory experience; ability to work with a computer.

Salary: $50,000 annual

Additional Information: Medical/Dental; Retirement Plan; 10 paid holidays annually, paid vacation and sick time.

Open Date / Close Date: Closes when filled

How to Apply: Send resume to: Connie@KawabeHouse.org

April 19, 2017

Director of Nursing Services

CRISTA Senior Living of Shoreline. Become a part of the family! CRISTA Senior Living is a community that loves God by serving the seniors in our care. As a Life Plan Retirement Community (CCRC), we provide all levels of care, from seniors living independently to those with acute medical needs. Our residents are our guests and this is their home. Join us at CRISTA Senior Living and work and learn in a supportive environment where you don’t just feel like an employee, you feel like family.
Become a part of a highly qualified team of leaders and staff in the senior living industry at our communities in either Shoreline or Silverdale. Join our dedicated care, programs and community, and work where the residents you care for in Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing look forward to seeing you every day. From service to healthcare, your skills and expertise at CRISTA Senior Living will be used to grow your career and your faith.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Director of Nursing Services (DNS) creates joy and purpose in the lives of seniors by serving as the leader of the Nursing department to meet regulatory requirements, standards of care and resident/family expectations and to lead to the achievement of department and facility objectives, both programmatic and fiscal. As part of the facility leadership team, the DNS serves as a role-model of professionalism, expertise, Christian faith and service. The DNS leads and participates in nursing call rotation. The DNS provides program guidance and oversight to the Nurse Managers and the MDS lead and works directly with the Staffing Coordinator to ensure staffing needs are met.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: (Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and Competencies; May not include all duties of this job)
• Resident Care Management: The DNS in collaboration with the Administrator and other Nursing Center management will work to develop program, financial and clinical strategic and operational goals in response to the changing health care environment.
• Financial Management: Prepare, submit and administer required annual budgets, reports and records. Provide leadership to Nurse Managers in financial stewardship and monitoring budget supply and labor costs. Monitor case mix, RUGS and census to assist in meeting revenue targets.
• Environmental Management: Provide guidance and request for major equipment and supplies within the budget. Develop a prioritized list of requirements when requested. Mentor Nurse Managers on monitoring and identifying facility and equipment needs.
• Regulatory Management: Monitor and provide leadership in understanding and compliance with current regulations and health care policies. Assist in representing the facility with federal, state and local agencies.
• Organizational Management: Support the mission and objectives of CRISTA Ministries and fulfill those of the Senior Community. Develop, maintain and improve nursing care, education and service philosophies, objectives and current standards of practice. Establish and maintain positive relationships with all departments, residents, families, physicians, consultants, vendors, community, local, state and federal agencies and peers.

Additional Functions:
• In the absence of the Administrator, provide facility leadership and perform the duties of the Administrator, under the direction of the Senior Living Vice President.
• Provide data or forecasts of nursing requirements as needed. Implement and monitor the annual goals for Nursing. Serve as the facility’s representative in various forums as needed.
• Develop a cross department cooperative spirit within the ministry.
• Work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers, staff, and residents.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direct leadership and mentorship to the Nurse Managers and MDS Lead with full authority to hire, train, manage performance and recommend corrective action and termination. Provide matrix leadership to QA/Infection Control. Oversee initial training and continuing education programs to ensure staff preparation for their position. Monitor direct reports on supply use, FTE and resource utilization, compliance with regulatory requirements and accountability to meet outcomes. Ensure appropriate credentialing of all staff. Provide consultation to staff in meeting residents’ and the Nursing department’s needs.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
Christian Commitment: Agreement and support of CRISTA’s Statement of Faith with a living and mature Christ-centered life-style.
Education: Nursing Degree (RN) from accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.
Experience:
• Minimum three years of supervisory experience in a health related facility.
• Proven leadership experience.
• Proven decision making processes.
• Ability to understand and implement minimum data sets (MDS)/billing systems with nursing management.
• Administrative and organization skills.
• Experience in developing program and implementing budgets.
• A working knowledge of federal and state policies and regulations.

Licensure/Certification: Nursing License in good standing with the State of Washington.
Software and Equipment Used: Strong computer skills in MS Office and a working knowledge of Outlook.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
Education: Bachelor of Arts: Nursing.

Experience:
• Knowledge of the MDS system and processes.
• Knowledge of therapy programs.
• Knowledge of restorative programs.
Licensure/Certification: DNS Certificate.

Software and Equipment Used:
• Knowledge of QuickCare.
• Knowledge of EQUIP.

Open Date / Close Date: 4/5/2017 – 5/30/2017

How to Apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CRISTA&cws=44&rid=1841

March 29, 2017

Vice President of Senior Living

CRISTA Senior Living, of Shoreline, a part of CRISTA Ministries mission is to bring joy and purpose to the lives of seniors, through communities that both inspire and engage. Within our two continuing care retirement communities, we’re dedicated to serving both seniors and the common good. That drive to serve is at the heart of all we do, and it has been for more than 60 years. Our spirit of serving is shared by many of our residents as well, as they partake in projects that better the world. Crista Senior Living’s communities include Cristwood Retirement Community, which is part of a beautiful multigenerational campus in northern Seattle; and Crista Shores, which is set right on Puget Sound.

Job Description/Essential Duties: GENERAL SUMMARY:
The position of CRISTA Senior Living Vice President has overall responsibility for Senior Living, which includes the campuses of Cristwood (Shoreline) and Crista Shores (Silverdale) and is responsible for the mission of bringing joy and purpose to the residents we serve through leadership that reflects Jesus Christ. This person will be responsible to engage in the planning, support and repositioning of both campuses, including: planning, organizing, communicating with residents, families and staff and administering programs and services in a manner that enhances the lives of residents while fostering consistency and cooperating with both communities and leading the Senior Leadership Team which includes direct reports and support services leadership.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and Competencies; May not include all duties of this job.
• Resident Care Management: Plan, organize and administer the full spectrum of services of the Continuing Care Retirement Communities of Cristwood in Seattle and Crista Shores in Silverdale.
• Personnel Management: Establish a work environment to foster positive communication between management and all staff. Recruit, select, train and retain leadership staff. Ensure annual evaluations are done for all staff.
• Financial Management: Develop and manage the annual budget for CRISTA Senior living. Develop systems to monitor financial performances.
• Environmental Management: Work with CRISTA corporate to maintain and improve buildings, grounds, and equipment in Shoreline and within the environmental services in Silverdale. Provide a clean, attractive and homelike environment for residents, staff and visitors. Ensure overall safety program which will ensure the health, welfare, safety of residents, staff and visitors.
• Regulatory Management: Maintain policies and procedures for compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations.
• Organizational Management: Develop and supervise staff according to an organization chart for efficient management of varied programs within the communities. Ensure residents’ rights. Oversee and evaluate programs. Utilize technology effectively. Enter into contracts with health care providers and other auxiliary personnel. Establish annual goals with the Leadership Team and submit annual goals to the President. Work with the Advisory Committee of the Board of Trustee’s as directed. Development and revision of long range plans for the ministry.
• Participate on the Ministry Council of CRISTA Ministries. Help develop and implement, with the approval of the President and with the collaboration of other officers, the kind and type of organization needed to accomplish CRISTA’s mission, vision and programs. Assume other activities and responsibilities as directed.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide direct leadership and mentorship to the following areas:
• Executive Director and Administrator of the Nursing Center, Cristwood
• Executive Director of Residential Living, Cristwood
• Executive Director, CRISTA Shores
• Director of Sales and Marketing
• Executive Assistant
• Provide leadership with CRISTA Corporate departments who service Senior Living.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience
Christian Commitment: Mature Christian leader with strong Christian commitment and Christ honoring track record/testimony.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

Experience:
• Minimum three years of upper leadership experience in long-term care and organizational development.
• Proven success with regulatory survey process and a working knowledge of Federal and State long-term care policies and regulations.
• Experience in developing programs and implementing improvements to meet resident, family and staff needs.
Other Considerations:
• Ability to deal tactfully and professionally with a wide spectrum of personalities, leadership, supervisors, staff, residents, families and peers.
• Ability to lead in both a direct and matrix model.
• Ability to mentor and counsel supervisors and staff.
• Must have a spiritual calling for this position, have integrity with a desire to be long term in commitment.
• Read, write, communicate in and interpret English at a functional level.
• Ability to provide administrative and budget management skills to lead facilities in meeting their objectives.
Software and Equipment Used:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience
Education: Masters’ degree in business or geriatric field from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.
Experience: Management experience in continuum care of services to the aging.
Software and Equipment Used: Client services software, marketing / admissions software.

Additional Information: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Retirement match, and discount for children to attend King’s Schools PreK-12th Grade.

Open until filled

Please go to the following link to apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CRISTA&cws=44&rid=1836

March 29, 2017

Positions Below

Keiro Northwest – of Seattle strives to be the premier healthcare organization for the Asian community and elders by modeling the Keiro Northwest Way with every life we touch.

Position: Nursing Assistant Certified (CNA/NAC)

Job Description/Essential Duties: General Purpose – Provides resident directed services based on resident care plans in a respectful and culturally sensitive manner that maximizes quality of life.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Current Washington State Nursing Assistant Certification

Position: Licensed Nurse (RN/LPN)

Job Description/Essential Duties: General Purpose – Provides direct nursing care to assigned residents within 75-bed continuing care unit. Provides direct supervision of Nursing Assistants to ensure appropriate clinical care that meets residents’ changing needs.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Graduate of an accredited program of nursing education.
Current Washington State RN or LPN license
Nursing experience in long term care setting preferable, but not required

Position: Driver

Job Description/Essential Duties: General Purpose – Transports Skilled Nursing Facility and Assisted Living residents to outside appointments, activities, and visitations. Drives all vehicles in a safe and efficient manner, providing passenger assistance as directed and transporting and delivering mail, packages, and equipment as directed.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: High school diploma or equivalency
Must have valid Washington State driver’s license

Some experience in working with the elderly, in other related services fields, or demonstrates a desire to do so.

Additional Information: Complete job descriptions and more information on our website, www.keironorthwest.org

Positions open until filled.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.keironorthwest.org
Or submit your cover letter and resume to careers@keironw.org

February 4, 2017

Executive Director with $5,000 Signing Bonus

University House, of Issaquah, is seeking a full-time Executive Director to become the newest member of our Administration team.

Competitive Compensation and a Complete Benefits Package including:
• Company Sponsored Health Plan
• 401k with Generous Employer Match
• PTO & Sick Leave
• Leadership & Longevity Bonuses
• The advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements!

Primary Responsibilities:
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Community, ensuring accountability, communication, and good working relationships among employees, and ensuring compliance of programs and facilities with regulatory agencies. The role also serves as lead sales and marketing agent.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Bachelor’s degree in health-related, business, or gerontology field.
• Outstanding communication skills and demonstrated ability coaching and mentoring employees.
• Experienced in operations management with proven success meeting financial goals specific to retirement living, assisted living, or related fields such as hospitality.
• Current certification as specified by state agency or ability to obtain certification within state agency guidelines.
• Ability to pass DSHS and State background check, required.

Additional Information:

If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application! Please visit our careers site at http://www.eraliving.com/about/careers/

Era Living has been voted Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration, please apply online today at LINK

February 4, 2017

Director of Nursing Services

Keiro Northwest, of Seattle, (KNW) operates seven high quality programs to serve the varying needs of the community: Keiro Rehabilitation & Care Center (KRCC) Seattle Keiro; Nikkei Manor assisted living community, Kokoro Kai senior activity program, Nikkei Horizons continuing education program, KNW Home Care; KNW Transportation; and KNW Catering.

For over 40 years, KNW has provided high quality and compassionate senior care and services primarily for the Asian community. Over the past several years, KNW has been planning and building an exciting care continuum and management model to support individuals with their health and wellness journey. Keiro Rehabilitation & Care Center (KRCC), serves a critical role in this model and is going through a transformational process to support an exceptional experience for our patients/residents and their family and enhancing the work experience and capabilities of our dedicated staff. Key areas of focus include post-acute care and quality metrics; utilization of technology and analytics; integration of services with KNW programs; and building stronger provider partnerships.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
• Provides clinical care oversight and consultation to ensure provision of quality nursing services that enable residents to attain their highest level of physical and psychosocial well-being.
• Collaborates with Program Managers and Nursing staff to monitor residents’ condition, identify functional changes, providing ongoing assessment and formulate plans of care.
• Implements and provides oversight of quality improvement programs related to nursing services.
• Formulate, monitor and evaluate all nursing related policies, procedures, practices and protocols.
• Provides ongoing assessment and evaluation of medication administration systems/procedures including regular medication review, especially psychotropics, with Nurses, Physicians and Pharmacy Consultant.
• Assures compliance with all state and federal regulations relating to nursing services.
• Formulates and monitors budget to ensure fiscal standards are met or exceeded.
• Manages and provides oversight for:
– Proper screening, review and placement of all resident applicants.
– Medical Records Coordinator to ensure accurate health information management and timely MDS/RAI process/information transmission.
– Staff Development/Infection Control Coordinator to ensure quality and professional staff education/training.
– Rehabilitation Coordinator to ensure quality resident therapies and restorative intervention.
• Accept administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the functions, activities and training of the nursing staff.
• Support, promote and interpret facility policies and procedures established by the governing Board.
• Establish and maintain nursing service philosophies, objectives and standard of practice.
• Develop, maintain, review and update departmental policies, procedures and employee job descriptions.
• Recommend to the Administrator the number and levels of nursing personnel to be employed.
• Recruit, hire and maintain sufficient numbers of qualified supervisory and supportive nursing personnel for each tour of duty to ensure the total nursing needs of the residents are met.
• Ensure nursing personnel have valid and current licenses or registrations, including agency and private duty nurses.
• Assign Performance evaluations to appropriate licensed staff.
• Administer progressive employee discipline, including verbal and written warnings, probationary action and suspension. Recommend employee terminations to the Administrator and Human Resources.
• Delegate responsibility to the professional nurses and the nursing staff proportionate to their qualifications and skills.
• Ensure that resident care is properly documented, including the care provided and the resident’s response to that care.
• Ensure accurate and timely administration and disposition of drugs and biologicals. Maintain appropriate records according to the facility’s record retention policy.
• Assist State surveyors during the annual licensing survey process.
• Ensure that an effective Quality Assurance program is in place.
• Continually evaluate the levels of resident care throughout the facility.
• Ensure that the nursing care requirements of new admissions can be met by facility.
• Supervise the purchasing of all supplies and equipment for the nursing department.
• Ensure that an effective infection control program is in place
• Review and follow-up resident incident reports and all reports of resident abuse.
• Ensure that in-service programs required by regulatory agencies are offered to all employees.
• Ensure that an appropriate Restorative Program is available to meet resident needs.
• Ensure safety practices in the areas of resident care and the physical environment.
• Participate in departmental and staff committee meetings and other meetings as requested by Administrator.
• Assume public relations responsibilities in interacting with residents, visitors, personnel, relatives, physicians and other agencies.
• Coordinate with local schools and colleges in planning clinical experiences for their respective students.
• Assist in research education.
• Maintain professional competency.
• Make unannounced off hour visits to facility.
• Make rounds, meeting new residents and family members to establish rapport and assure that resident needs are being met.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Administrator.
Handles all forms of resident Protected Health Information (PHI) in a confidential, private and secure manner.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing, nursing administration, healthcare administration, desired (experience can be substitutes on a year-for-year basis)
• Three years experience in a healthcare setting, post-acute/long-term care experience preferred. DNS experience desired.
• Experience or training in geriatric nursing practice.
• Demonstrated leadership teaching and public relations skills.
• Knowledge of Washington State nurse practice laws/Federal guidelines governing long term care.
• A strong desire to work with older adults and an understanding of the aging process.
• Strong managerial and leadership skills.
• Strong people and teamwork skills.
• Strong computer skills
• Strong customer service skills and ability to relate to residents and staff in a courteous and diplomatic manner.
• Ability to take initiative and self-motivate.
• Ability to develop and manage a budget.
• Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, residents, family members and coworkers.
• Ability to solve problems and critically think.
• Ability to work flexible hours and shifts.
• Willingness to attend occasional work-related meetings and continuing education programs which may necessitate travel and short absences from home.
Experience with Japanese and Asian Culture is desirable

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Additional Information:
Licenses/certificates
• Current Washington state RN license.
Position advertisement is open until filled. First considerations will be given to resumes and cover letters received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 10, 2017

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jeannette Rivera at jrivera@nikkeiconcerns.org by Friday, February 10, 2017 for first considerations.

Website: www.keironw.org

February 4, 2017

RN

St. Andrew’s Place Assisted Living, of Port Angeles, is the only 501(c)3, non-profit assisted living community on the North Olympic Peninsula serving Clallam County. In March 1998, St. Andrew’s Place opened the doors to provide affordable housing to seniors and disabled adults, including those on Medicaid, regardless of income or background. In everything we do, our mission is to assist with care and compassion, while enhancing the right of choice, dignity and independence for those we serve. St. Andrew’s Place is licensed for 41 residents (40 apartments); we currently serve residents ranging in age from the mid-50’s to 100 years’ old.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
St. Andrew’s Place is seeking an RN with a genuine desire to care for others and who strive to make a positive difference in the lives of those we care for. Our staff is team oriented and dedicated to providing the best quality of life possible for our residents.

Skills/Qualifications:
• WA State RN license and CPR/First Aid certification required.
• Prefer 2 or more years’ experience working in long term care

Additional Requirements:
• Must be healthy and physically fit to be able to assist in lifting people
• A roll-up your sleeve and get the job done kind of person!
• Computer literate
• Pass a drug and criminal background check
• A good sense of humor
• Enthusiastic
• Patience
• Will be required to be on-call

This is the best place to work! Join us. Please email resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to: Beverly Maine at erc-ceo@donobi.net

February 4, 2017

Executive Director with $5,000 Signing Bonus

University House, of Issaquah, is seeking a full-time Executive Director to become the newest member of our Administration team.

Competitive Compensation and a Complete Benefits Package including:
• Company Sponsored Health Plan
• 401k with Generous Employer Match
• PTO & Sick Leave
• Leadership & Longevity Bonuses
• The advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements!

Primary Responsibilities:
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Community, ensuring accountability, communication, and good working relationships among employees, and ensuring compliance of programs and facilities with regulatory agencies. The role also serves as lead sales and marketing agent.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Bachelor’s degree in health-related, business, or gerontology field.
• Outstanding communication skills and demonstrated ability coaching and mentoring employees.
• Experienced in operations management with proven success meeting financial goals specific to retirement living, assisted living, or related fields such as hospitality.
• Current certification as specified by state agency or ability to obtain certification within state agency guidelines.
• Ability to pass DSHS and State background check, required.

Additional Information:

If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application! Please visit our careers site at http://www.eraliving.com/about/careers/

Era Living has been voted Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration, please apply online today at LINK

November 12, 2016

Administrator

Ida Culver House, Broadview

of Seattle. Since 1987, Era Living has been dedicated to fostering a healthy and engaging environment of whole body wellness, culture, warmth and social fulfillment — providing premier healthcare services and enriching activities at all eight communities managed by Era Living. It’s this type of innovative and vibrant approach to senior living that makes Era Living communities feel like home.

Essential Duties: Our culture of putting residents first is pervasive in our search for a high caliber leader. If you are enthusiastic and motivated by the opportunity to oversee all aspects of a thriving Health Care Center, and leading a skilled team to success, have a passion for seniors, and excel at delivering outstanding customer service, we welcome your application!

• Responsible for the overall operation of the Health Care Center including, developing, planning, implementing and evaluating all programs.
• Ensure compliance of the Health Care Center with regulatory agencies.
• Provides strong leadership to Health Care Center employees including: coaching and mentoring employees to be successful, ensuring accountability, communication, and good working relationships.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, nursing/healthcare, or related field. Master’s degree, preferred.
• Current license in Washington State as a Nursing Home Administrator.
• Extensive knowledge and expertise of the regulatory requirements of Washington State Nursing Home Requirements.
• Previous experience in long-term geriatrics care operations management including fiscal responsibility.
• Knowledge of the nursing assessment process including determining the functional, cognitive, medical and emotional status of older adults.

Salary: DOE * $5,000 signing bonus offered!!

For immediate consideration, please apply online today at: https://careers-eraliving.icims.com/jobs/1356/administrator/job

September 23, 2016

CNA

Kin On is a well- respected 5 star expanding community skilled nursing facility located in the quaint Columbia City neighborhood with easy access to the light rail and buses and food. Our Mission is to enable elders and their families to embark on a successful aging process.

The successful candidate is a self-starter, who work well with others. We have a place for you whether you want to move up in the career ladder or stay where you are. We will be there every step of the way.

The Goodies:
• Competitive salary and benefits.
• Low co-pay & low deductible Medical, Dental, Vision
• 403(b), and employer contributed SEP
• PTO and Sick Leave
• Direct Deposit
• Discounted employee meal plan
• Free Employee Parking
• Near light rail and on bus route
• Friendly stable work environment
• Great resident/RN ratio workload
• Generous shift differential in place
• On the job training & career mobility

General Responsibilities

 Provide direct care to residents that meet their physical and emotional care needs
 Act as a conduit between doctors and nurses by reporting observations back to supervisor
 Answer resident calls
 Provide resident comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting, turning, give range of motion exercises, assist in walking rounds and other physical activities
 Provide direct and adjunct services such as; catheterization, feedings or serving meals to residents, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, taking vital signs
 Participate in meetings as needed and other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

 Education: Graduated with an accredited program in nursing education
 On the date of hire, hold and have ability to continuous renew while employed the CNA license through the Washington State Board of Nursing
 A gentle compassionate, empathic personality with clear communication skills desired as population serviced are the elderly. Person in this position must be able to communicate effectively with residents and their families, and report back to supervisor over matter of concern
 Ability to communicate in Cantonese, Toishanese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese or Tagalog in addition to English is highly preferred

To apply – Please send resume to Hiring Manager via Careers@kinon.com

September 23, 2016

Director of Nursing Services (DNS)

Kin On of Seattle, is seeking a full time, Director of Nursing, reporting directly to the Administrator. This position will be responsible for directing and managing nursing staff, develop care teams, organizing and evaluating the Nursing Department as a whole in order to meet the Kin On mission of care taking of our senior community members.

Role and Responsibilities:

The role of the DNS is a strategic lead position which ensures the nursing department is fully staffed, beds occupied & and in review as well as being in compliance with all skilled nursing facility (SNF) regulations pertaining to Nurse Practice Act and Resident Bill of Rights at all times.

Lead –

• Plan, lead, organize and active participation as a leading member of the Quality Assurance, Assessment, and Improvement Committee that oversees the nursing department operation
• Collaborate with upper management in preparing, administering, and revising the annual budget for the nursing department
• Coordinate activities and provide solutions along with social service department for referrals, screening, admission of residents
• Administer the short term rehab unit and skilled nursing facility operation according to CMS and managed care guidelines
• Is the head ambassador of the facility, thus must demonstrate compassionate and caring personality trait as well as leadership abilities

Compliance –

• Maintain all records of narcotic medication (Schedule II & III) administration, destruction, and disposal records as required by the Federal, State, and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) board regulations
• Manage pharmacy services to ensure timely and safe delivery, destruction, administration and of medications
• Ensure SNF complies with all state, local and federal regulations, the Washington Nurse Practice Act, HIPPA, OSHA , Fire code and Resident Bill of Rights at all times with the support of internal departments and external resource

People Management –

• Develop, assess and maintain elite care teams for various activities for the residents
• Ensure work flow of the nursing department is to full capacity thus beds are at mission capacity;
• Direct, manage and develop Unit Coordinators, MDS team, Short Term Rehab team, etc. to improve and maintain team function, morale and utility;
• Collaborate with various internal/external teams & members such as Human Resource, Administrator and outsourced functions on recruitment, hiring and firing, reorganizing team structure, maximize skill competencies & work performance; address skill, work flow/plan, training and educational deficiencies;
• Monitor, plan & discuss work schedules with direct reports to ensure sufficient capacity of team and reduce overtime, inefficiencies and conflicts;
• Manage as well as Delegate appropriate tasks as needed to parties handling the function which may include ongoing educational programs and training, environmental and infection control activities, technology management, etc.

Direct Care Management –

• Liaise with doctors & direct reports on resident care plan needs which may include but not limited to direct, develop, implement, manage, and delegate resident assessment, MDS and RUG score maintenance and accurate database upkeep,
• Work with care teams on resident assessment to perform admission screening, continued assessment and discharge of residents appropriately and according to protocol
• Make rounds as needed

Job Requirements:

• Active WA state Registered Nursed license
• 5-7 years of progressive roles and responsibilities toward autonomous leadership & management track within the nursing department at a care facility, elderly care experience preferred, a minimum of 4 years a must
• ADN Degree required, BSN or MSN preferred; if only have ADN at point of hire, must be committed to BSN obtainment by year 2020
• The role is part of the leadership team, must demonstrate good business acumen, uphold the standards and principals of nursing practice, technology literate and savvy, problem solving and organizational skills, passion for senior care, ability to lead and collaborate with team members are essential part of the core practice
• Excellent English written and verbal communication skills a must; a secondary conversational Chinese language in Cantonese, Toishanese and/or Mandarin highly desired
• Technology, laws/regulations & diversity in population served add layers of complexity to our overall operations over time, must be able to adopt new strategies as needed toward a sustainable tomorrow

Work Conditions:

The role resides primarily inside a temperature controlled facility with occasional outside travel as need arises. Frequent full range of motion used such as standing, sitting, walking, lifting, manual dexterity, computer use, and exposure to common risks & conditions found in healthcare facilities such as blood, bodily fluids, IV equipment, various machines & monitoring devices, and wheelchairs.

Kin On is an EEO Employer, Women and Minorities high encouraged to apply.To apply – Please send resume to Hiring Manager via Careers@kinon.com

January 5, 2017 – UPDATED!

CRISTA Positions – ALL Locations

To access these positions go to the following website: CRISTA Employment

Admission Coordinator – Nursing Center
Admissions Nurse – Nursing Center
Charge Nurse – Nursing Center
Environmental Service Lead – Nursing Center
Food Service Manager – Crista Shores
Laundry Lead – Nursing Center
Charge Nurse – Nursing Center
Life Enrichment Coordinator – Nursing Center
LPN Temporary – Assisted Living
Medication / Treatment Nurse – Nursing Center
NAC – Nursing Center
NAC – On Call – Assisted Living
NAC – PT – Assisted Living
NAC Full Time – Assisted Living
NAR – Assisted Living
NAR – Nursing Center

Question? Contact….Wonda Veronica Emmert, HR Recruiting Officer
CRISTA Ministries
19303 Fremont Avenue N., Seattle, WA 98133
P: (206) 289-7983 – E: wemmert@crista.net – www.crista.org

September 23, 2016 (updated)

 Keiro Northwest

ALL Positions, 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.

Keiro Northwest

 Driver  – Part Time / On-call

Seattle Keiro – Rehabilitation and Care Center

 Health Information Technician (Part Time)

 Nursing Assistant Certified
(2) Full Time (Bath aide) – DAY
(2) Full Time – DAY
(8) Full Time – EVE
(2) Full Time – NOC
(2) Part Time – NOC
On-call Day, Evening, & Night (weekdays/ends)

 Licensed Nurse, RN/LPN
(1) Part Time – DAY
(1) Part Time – EVE
(1) Part Time, RN – NOC
On-call Day, Evening, & Night (weekdays/ends)

Restorative Nurse Assistant, NAC (On-call)

Dietary Aide/Relief Cook
(1) Full Time / On-call

Housekeeper (On-call)

Activity Assistant (Part Time)

Nikkei Manor – Assisted Living Center

Nursing Assistant Certified
On-call Day, Evening, & Night (weekdays/ends)

Licensed Nurse, RN/LPN
On-call Day, & Evening (weekdays/ends0)

Lead Activity Assistant (Part Time)
*Requires WA State NAC License

Receptionist
On-call weekdays

Home Care & Community Base Services
Home Care Aide

Nursing Assistant Certified
Full Time / Part Time / On-call

The ideal candidates 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 cover letter to careers@keironw.org (Jeannette Rivera, HR/Payroll Manager, 206-726-6525) or apply online at www.keironorthwest.org.

Complete job descriptions and more information about our organization can also be found on our website. Positions open until filled.

For questions or updates, please email info@LeadingAgeWA.org This is a complimentary service! Posting Form   

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