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January 9, 2018

RN and PRN

Heron’s Key, a CCRC, located in Gig Harbor, WA

Job Description/Essential Duties:

The Licensed Nurse is responsible for managing resident-directed health services and supervising the day- to-day resident clinical needs during assigned shift.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AS A LICENSED NURSE:
1. Practices high standards of nursing care and implement the policies and procedures of the nursing department.
2. Provides resident directed services that honor individual lifestyles and preferences. Promotes that Penrose Harbor is home for the resident.
3. Consults with attending physicians for treatments, medications, rehabilitation, etc.
4. Notifies attending physicians, family members and members of the neighborhood team when there is a change in the resident’s condition.
5. Completes medication and treatment passes in accordance with state regulation and facility policy.
6. Completes medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies and chartings.
7. Provides leadership with coaching and mentoring to the neighborhood team. Provides supervision for NACs’ daily tasks and routine care of residents.
8. Assists nursing assistant staff in providing direct care when needed. Actively assists nursing assistants answer resident initiated call light service requests.
9. Creates and maintains an atmosphere of personal interest and a positive emphasis on a calm environment throughout all neighborhoods.
10. Participates in creating an environment in the neighborhood where residents have ongoing opportunities to participate in individualized and purposeful activities, resembling their previous home environment, lifestyle and customary daily routine.
11. Provides and receives report on residents’ condition and status and at shift change.
12. Actively participates in care conferences, neighborhood team meetings, nurses’ meetings, and others as required.
13. Initiates and retains the residents’ clinical records in accordance with facility procedures.
14. Makes informative entries in the progress notes that reflect the care provided, and the resident’s response to that care and the acceptance of plan from DPOA/Surrogate Decision Maker.
15. Greets newly admitted residents upon admission, orients new residents and their families to the facility.
16. Meets and interacts with residents and/or family members.
17. Acts as emergency responder with AED and emergency supplies for community wide needs.
18. Manages resident emergencies, assessments of resident conditions and completion of quality assurance reports.
19. Completes requirements to proper admission, transfer and discharge of residents.
20. Reviews and completes incident/accident reports and conducts investigations as required.
21. Follows established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
22. Participates in the facility infection control program for monitoring communicable and/or infectious disease among residents and staff.
23. Participates in procedures for reporting hazardous conditions or equipment.
24. Ensures that all resident care equipment is used and operated in a safe manner.
25. Reports all malfunctioning equipment/safety hazards immediately to facilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AS A LICENSED NURSE IN ASSISTED LIVING
1. Complies with all Washington Boarding Home rules and regulations.
2. Establishes with Neighborhood Team a resident-directed Negotiated Service Agreement (NSA) with DPOA notification, for each resident and ensure all changes are communicated.
3. Revises NSA to ensure they are current and that appropriate care is delivered.
4. Ensures that all members of neighborhood team are aware of the content of the NSA and that their care reflects the approaches outlined in the plan.
5. Assumes responsibility for the Resident Initial Assessment and NSA in accordance with State regulations and facility policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AS A LICENSED NURSE IN THE SKILLED NURSING FACILITY
1. Complies with all federal and state rules and regulations.
2. Establishes with Neighborhood Team a resident-directed plan of care with DPOA notification, for each resident and ensures all changes are communicated.
3. Revises plan of care to ensure they are current and that appropriate care is delivered.
4. Ensures that all members of neighborhood team are aware of the content of the plan of care and that their care reflects the approaches outlined in the plan.
5. Assumes responsibility for the Resident Initial Assessment and Plan of Care in accordance with federal and state regulations and facility policies and procedures.
6. Monitors dining room meals to ensure proper diets are delivered and meals are consumed safely.
7. Collaborates and cooperates with the MDS Coordinator.
8. Conducts resident’s initial assessment upon admission utilizing Resident Assessment Instrument process, including the development of the MDS, resident assessment protocols, care plan and Care Delivery Flow Sheets in accordance with federal and state regulations and facility policy.
9. Ensures that work areas and residents’ rooms are maintained in a safe and sanitary manner.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Willing to seek out new methods and principles, incorporating them into existing nursing practices.
• Regular, dependable and reliable attendance.
• Evidence of basic leadership skills and supervision.

Salary: 27.00-35.00 per hour to start * Open Date / Close Date: Open til filled

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to staceys@heronskey.org

January 9, 2018

RN Resident Care Manager

The Hearthstone of Seattle, is a Life Plan Community dedicated to adults age 62 plus, promoting independence, optimum health, security, purpose and belonging in life, through Christian love and values in a caring environment. We provide independent living at its most independent, balanced with the finest companionship and care available in any Life Plan Community in the entire Seattle area.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
The Resident Care manager (RCM) has 24-hour responsibility for assigned care unit to include all resident care services and 24-hour staffing coverage. The RCM coordinates with interdisciplinary team and Director of Nursing to maintain effective teamwork to provide quality care. The hours for the RCM will primarily be on the day shift, with flexibility so as to meet varied floor needs.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: The successful candidate has a current State of Washington RN License (preferred) or LPN License with good standing and a minimum of 2 or more years of experience in a long-term care facility. Supervisory experience preferred. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and good computer skills are required including the ability to effectively utilize basic software and email. Candidates must be able to successfully manage and supervise staff.

Open Until Filled.   How to Apply: In order to learn more about this position, and to directly apply online, please click here:  https://hearthstone.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx

January 9, 2018

Admission Nurse / Staff Development Coordinator (RN)

The Hearthstone of Seattle is a Life Plan Community dedicated to adults age 62 plus, promoting independence, optimum health, security, purpose and belonging in life, through Christian love and values in a caring environment. We provide independent living at its most independent, balanced with the finest companionship and care available in any Life Plan Community in the entire Seattle area.

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Admissions Nurse / Staff Development Coordinator will assist the Director of Nursing Services and Director of Assisted Living Services in providing, planning, coordinating, and managing high quality nursing care, nursing services, health education and help with admissions. This will include the utilization of Relias online education modules. The Staff Development Coordinator shall also assume responsibility for satisfactorily performing staff development, infection control, administrative, personnel, resident care and safety functions.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: The successful candidate has a current State of Washington RN License (preferred) or LPN License and a minimum of 1 year staff development experience as well as a minimum of 3 years of management or supervisory experience in a long-term care facility. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and good computer skills are required including the ability to effectively utilize basic software and email. Candidates must be able to successfully manage and supervise staff.

Open until filled. How to Apply: In order to learn more about this position, and to directly apply online, please click here: https://hearthstone.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx

UPDATED December 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 – On Call, All Shifts (6:00am – 2:00pm; 2:00pm – 10pm; 10:00pm – 6:00am)                                              Custodian (2) – Full Time and Part Time (2:00pm – 10:30pm)
HR Assistant / Coordinator – Full Time, Days (8:00am – 4:00pm)
Housekeeping Supervisor – Full Time, Days (8:00am – 4:00pm)

LPN – On Call, All Shifts (6:00am – 2:30pm; 2:00pm – 10:30pm; 10:00pm – 6:30am)

Sales & Marketing Manager – Full Time, Days

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/

December 31, 2017

Director of Nursing Services WITH $10,000 Hiring Bonus

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.

December 31, 2017

Life Enrichment Director

The Hearthstone of Seattle is a Life Plan Community dedicated to adults age 62 plus, promoting independence, optimum health, security, purpose and belonging in life, through Christian love and values in a caring environment. We provide independent living at its most independent, balanced with the finest companionship and care available in any Life Plan Community in the entire Seattle area.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Organize, plan, implement, and evaluate the Life Enrichment program to meet the recreational and social needs of all residents.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: The successful candidate has a degree in Human Services or Recreational Therapy, a minimum of three years relevant experience including management or supervisory experience. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and good computer skills are required including the ability to effectively utilize basic software, e-mail and interactive technology programs to enhance the quality of life for residents. Candidates must have a working knowledge of capital and operational budgets and must be able to successfully manage and supervise staff. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and good computer skills required. Current CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications are a plus.

Open until filled.

How to Apply: In order to learn more about this position, and to directly apply online, please click here: https://hearthstone.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx

Online Applications only.

Decemeber 11, 2017

Director of Nursing Services

Leaderstat is an Executive Search firm for CCRC client in Seattle.

Job Description/Essential Duties: Provides clinical support and oversight of care team within a skilled nursing facility in a larger retirement campus. Will assess incoming residents, provide updates to families and offer education to the community.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills: Registered Nurse in Washing

Additional Information: Full benefits, including bonus potential, health/ dental, paid time off, retirement plan with match, and additional campus perks too!

Open Date: 12/7/2017

How to Apply:
Email your resume for immediate consideration to: mkoch@leaderstat.com and I’ll reach out to you to discuss further details & see if this opportunity may be a fit for your career goals.

December 11, 2017

Resident Services Program Manager

SHAG – Senior Housing Assisance Group is looking for a Resident Services Program Manager

Are you a compassionate, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills and experience with handling and maintaining confidential information? Do you enjoy interacting and working with older adults? If you’ve answered yes, this position is for you! SHAG Foundation is currently hiring a Full-Time Resident Services Coordinator to work directly with the residents in our communities to enhance and sustain their overall quality of life.
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Job Description/Essential Duties: The PrAre you a compassionate, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills and experience with handling and maintaining confidential information? Do you enjoy interacting and working with older adults? If you’ve answered yes, this position is for you! SHAG Foundation is currently hiring a Full-Time Resident Services Coordinator to work directly with the residents in our communities to enhance and sustain their overall quality of life.

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.

• 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 and Resident Life 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.
Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree in social work, gerontology, applied behavioral sciences, human services preferred, or a Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of professional work experience in related field or equivalent work experience can be demonstrated.
• 5+ years of professional work experience in the human services, mental health and/or chemical dependency field.
• Professional Service Coordinator (PSC) designation a plus.
• A working knowledge of area social services is a plus.
• Ability to work autonomously and manage time efficiently and pro-actively.
• Clear and efficient verbal and written communication skills.
• Conflict management and de-escalation trainings a plus.
• Confidence in identifying, coordinating and presenting staff development sessions, including individual and group training/coaching on areas of expertise and knowledge.
• Confidence in identifying, coordinating and presenting resident engagement sessions including individual and group training/coaching on areas of expertise and knowledge.
• Demonstrated experience in successfully working with diverse populations.
• Competent decision-making, problem-solving, negotiation, team work and presentation skills to contribute to and influence across functional teams, and inform needs-based decisions and actions.
• Competence to model a productive blend of leadership with collaborative work.
• Ability to organize and fulfill multiple projects under pressure with minimal supervision.
• Proficiency with MS Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
• Must pass criminal background check.
• Must have a WA State driver’s license and driver’s insurance.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume for this position to Foundation-Careers@shag.org

November 20, 2017

Assisted Living & Outreach Manager

Vashon Community Careenriches the individual’s experience of aging on Vashon Island through creative, collaborative, caring, community-wide services.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Located on beautiful Vashon Island in the heart of the Puget Sound, Vashon Community Care (VCC) has been providing quality, meaningful care to senior since 1928. The VCC team is excited to share we are looking for an experienced, caring and passionate Assisted Living & Outreach Manager to join our team!

The Assisted Living & Outreach Manager has the responsibility, authority and 24-hour accountability for oversight of the Assisted Living Program at Vashon Community Care. This key leader works collaboratively with program staff and support departments.
Vashon Community Care, a Transforming Age community, is part of a network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

The Assisted Living & Outreach Manager is responsible for the following:
•Supervising the Resident Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant and Assisted Living Nursing staff
•Completion of the intake and assessment of new residents, Negotiated Service Plans, and coordination of case management.
•Promoting and representing VCC A/L program to referral agencies, community service organizations and ways to showcase program.
•Managing day-to-day resident services offered in the Assisted Living Program.
•Ensuring the needs of the residents are met and maintains top quality and assurance standards through sound management practices and effective utilization of resources.
•Providing and coordinating tours and sales to prospective clients, participants, families related to admissions and promotion of VCC.
•Utilizing team member resources as needed to meet customer and/or resident requests
•Acftively participating in planning, development and monitoring of the department budget, revenue projections, census, occupancy, productivity and achieving specific program objectives
•Creating and fostering an engaging atmosphere and environment that promotes opportunities for employees to learn and grow in their jobs
•Developing new and/or revised resident services options as needed.
•Providing social work functions in Assisted Living and assists the Social Worker in the Skilled Nursing department as needed.
•Working closely with applicable committees and marketing support to assist in planning, organizing and implementation of outreach and sales events to promote VCC.
•Developing, updating, implementing and adhering to departmental policies and procedures
•Working collaboratively with Clinical Services and Human Resources regarding all supervisory duties, including hiring, onboarding, and training of new hires
•Working with the Director of Clinical Services for consultation related to clinical practices, clinical quality, and investigations; ensuring regulatory compliance
•Working flexible hours to meet 24-hour accountability and responsibilities as well as to meet the needs of families, visitors and event activities.
•Serving on committees as needed or assigned.
•Promoting the Mission, Vision and Values of Transforming Age in all areas of responsibility
Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
•A Bachelors degree in Nursing is preferred
•Three to five years’ experience in Assisted Living setting and/or community based setting.
•Sales and marketing experience.
•Expertise in program development, case management, and supervision of staff.
•Demonstrated superior written and verbal communication. Experience in public speaking and event promotion.
•High level of problem-solving ability and creativity.
•Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with computer software applications.

Open Date / Close Date: Open until filled

To apply, please visit Transforming Age’s Careers site: https://careers-transformingage.icims.com/jobs/1478/assisted-living-%26-outreach-manager/job

November 16, 2017

Executive Director

Vashon Community Care enriches the individual’s experience of aging on Vashon Island through creative, collaborative, caring, community-wide services.

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Located on beautiful Vashon Island in the heart of the Puget Sound, Vashon Community Care (VCC) has been providing quality, meaningful care to senior since 1928. The VCC team is excited to share we are looking for a experienced Executive Director to join our team!

Vashon Community Care, a Transforming Age community, is part of a network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

Positions Details
The Executive Director is responsible for overall operations of the Community consisting of 70 units/beds in assisted living and skilled nursing. Provides an appropriate environment for both with residents and team members; establishing and maintaining family relations; meeting financial expectations; adhering to corporate policy and procedures; and upholding the corporate mission, vision and values.

Principle Responsibilities
• Actively participate in and provides leadership for the Community and its staff.
• Supervise directly/indirectly all staff in the Community.
• Implement programs and services for residents that are developed in tandem with
• Regional and Corporate staff members.
• Ensure Community is in compliance with regulatory standards.
• Direct the management team to ensure the success of the Community including:
o Working with residents, family and responsible parties to achieve a high level of satisfaction.
o Maintaining a positive relationship with the professional community.
o Facilitating open communication with staff and peers.
o Maintaining confidentiality of employee and resident records as appropriate.
o Accountable for all areas of operations meeting all financial and budgetary objectives.
• Participate in and be accountable for oversight of all marketing and sales activities and results.
• Operate the Community in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures and ensure the safety and security of residents and staff.
• Ensure that the Business Office Manager completes all required elements of Workers Compensation Program in a timely manner.
• Responsible for the implementation of OSHA and Safety guidelines.
• Promote the Mission, Vision, and Values of Transforming Age in all areas of responsibility

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Knowledge of senior living community development as well as state and federal laws and regulations applicable to the senior living industry.
• Must have experience working with long term care, assisted living, and retirement communities, and experience with budgets and capital improvement projects.
• Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to use Microsoft Office products
• Must have proven leadership and administrative skills with a professional demeanor, speaking and writing abilities.
• Ability to understand and administer the financial reporting and requirements of the Community
• Professional attitude, appearance and presence.
• Must possess current and valid driver’s license consistent with the requirements determined by size of vehicle and laws of the state in which the driver is licensed.
• The ability to speak, read and comprehend the English language
Education/Equivalent Experience Required
• Bachelor’s degree in a related area of study plus an Administrator’s license.
• Minimum of two years of experience working in related organizations, and a minimum of three years of management experience.

Open Date / Close Date: Open until filled

How to Apply: To apply, visit Transforming Age’s Careers site 

November 1, 2017

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA/NAC)

Since 1987, Era Living of Seattle 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 Certified Nursing Assistant maintains awareness of assigned residents care plans and current status, observes residents for changes in their mental, physical, or emotional status; reports significant changes to supervisor promptly and adjusts care as directed by supervisor to meet resident’s changing needs.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC/CNA) and prior experience as a NAC, preferred.
• Ability to work varied day and night shifts as needed.
• Able to communicate clearly in English with residents, family and staff.
• 2 years’ experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility and some experience in dementia care, preferred.
• 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, 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!).

Open Date / Close Date: 1/10/2018

How to Apply: For immediate consideration, please apply online today at https://careers-eraliving.icims.com/jobs/2159/certified-nursing-assistant-%28cna-nac%29/login

 


Assisted Living Nurse Manager (LPN/RN) $7500 Signing Bonus!

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 Personal Service Coordinator is responsible for leading a dynamic team of Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), overseeing the day-to-day care of our Assisted Living residents. This role will contribute to the assessment of residents, participate in developing care plans and implement healthcare services.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
• Current WA State LPN or RN.
• Experience working with older adults, long-term care residents and gerontology knowledge; 1+ years of knowledge of boarding home regulations as they apply to assisted living preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to manage staff.
• Familiarity with MS Office Suite.
• 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, 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!).

Open Date / Close Date: 1/10/2018

How to Apply: For immediate consideration, please apply online today at https://careers-eraliving.icims.com/jobs/1892/personal-service-coordinator/job

October 23, 2017

Community Life Supervisor

Horizon House of Seattle is a vibrant continuing care retirement community located in the heart of downtown Seattle. Our beautiful campus is home for seniors of every age and stage. For those who are seeking an active lifestyle, we offer Independent Living apartments and a myriad of resident-driven activities, as well as all that the city has to offer. For those who need a little assistance with daily activities of living, Supported Living, Horizon House’s unique approach to assisted living, allows you to live independently while still receiving the services you need. We also provide memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Our Medical and Dental clinic is open seven days a week to meet the needs of all of our residents. Horizon House responds to your care needs as they change, meaning you will always be able to call Horizon House “home.”

Job Description/Essential Duties:
Summary:

The Community Life Supervisor is responsible for leading the Community Life Associates in making residents, guests and staff of Horizon House feel welcome by providing services associated with Reception Desk, Community Life office and Concierge functions with exceptional customer service. The Supervisor ensures that employees follow all policies and procedures. This position is the first impression guests and visitors will have of Horizon House and requires exceptional customer service and communication with seniors, staff and all visitors. Customer service will serve as an example for all staff of Horizon House.

Essential Job Duties:
1. Provide leadership to the Community Life Associates with exemplary customer service standards.
2. Communicate and work directly with the VP of Community Life on all aspects of customer service.
3. Perform the established essential duties for Reception Desk, Community Life office and Concierge as assigned. Greet every person that walks in the door with a smile and a warm welcome and ensure that all guests and vendors sign in and state their business.
4. Arrange or provide coverage for Community Life Associates due to absences, illness, vacation and mandatory training.
5. Provide information and services based on the resident, guest or staff’s needs and your ability to meet that need, without regard for the current Community Life assignment.
6. Regular and punctual attendance required.
7. Collaborative and cooperative

Secondary Job Duties:
1. Communicate and work in concert with other Community Life Associates to ensure that all areas of Community Life are covered.
2. Communicate and coordinate with other departments as needed to meet the needs of the residents, guests or staff.
3. Ensure working knowledge of all procedures and office machines and equipment in Community Life.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:
The position requires consistent exceptional customer service, experience with training employees on customer service standards and willingness and patience to communicate with and respond to the needs of seniors. Hospitality experience desired. Must be able to efficiently manage multiple tasks. The position requires neat handwriting and a clear speaking voice. Good communication skills and a high degree of accuracy are essential. Required also is English language proficiency in speaking, writing and listening. A neat and professional appearance that meets the dress code for Horizon House is required. Follow verbal and written instructions and accept supervision well. Work cooperatively as a team member. Treat all resident information with confidentiality. Observe all safety policies and procedures. This position requires some flexibility to work nights, weekends and/or early mornings.

Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience, Associates Degree preferred. Experience of at least one (3) years in hospitality or high volume customer service and one (1) year of supervisory experience. Resident contact experience in a retirement or senior home setting is a plus. Minimum of intermediate skills with MS Office Suite and comfort/familiarity with various web-based computer systems. Accurately type a minimum of 30 wpm.

Additional Information: Full time, exempt; eligible for 100% company paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

Open Date / Close Date: 10/23/2017 through 11/23/2017

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to hire@horizonhouse.org with job title in subject line of email.

UPDATED January 2018

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.

2 Full-time Evenings, 1 Full-time Day Shift, 1 Part-time Bath Aide, 1 Part-time NOC shift

Salary: Depends on Experience.  Close Date: Until filled
Apply at www.emeraldheights.com

July 6,2017 – Updated January 2018

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: March 1, 2018

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

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

January 5, 2018 – UPDATED!

CRISTA Positions – ALL Locations

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

Charge Nurse – Nursing Center
Laundry Lead – Nursing Center
Charge Nurse – Nursing Center
LPN Temporary – Assisted Living
NAC – On Call – Assisted Living
NAC – PT – Assisted Living
NAC Full Time – Assisted Living

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

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