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Director of Nursing

Company: Charter Senior Living
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Health & Wellness Director/LPNWhy Charter Senior Living?Here are just a few of things that our associates say...
"It truly feels like a family at Charter."The residents are an extension of my family now""I love coming to their home and helping them stay healthy by assisting them with their medications and care" I love to chat with them and laugh because at Charter our values include "Have fun while serving". We are charged with enhancing the human spirit of our residents, but they are really enhancing my spirit."
About Charter:Charter is a boutique operating company that is dedicated to the care and well being of our residents. It is our goal to assure that our residents lives our enhanced through compassionate care, and honoring their life stories and legacy. Our mission not only pertains to residents but also our Associates. Our goal is to assure we are enhancing the human spirit of each of associates each and every day.Our Mission: -To Enhance the Human Spirit
Core Values:
To Serve with HeartTo Serve with PurposeTo Serve with CourageHave fun while serving.We are committed to helping each of our Associates have more than just a "job". We want each of our associates to feel like they a career and an opportunity to grow. Learn more about Charter and how you can become part of an organization that is committed to the future of their Associates.Offering Health Insurance for Full Time Associates
Charter Benefits:
Competitive SalaryHealth Insurance401KTuition ReimbursementEmployee Referral BonusResident Referral Bonus
Charter Senior Living Associate -our potential is unlimited. As a small boutique company, we are committed to helping each of our Associates have more than just a "job". We want each of our associates to feel like they a career and an opportunity to grow. Learn more about Charter and how you can become part of an organization that is committed to the future of their Associates.
Health and Wellness Director Position Summary:The Health Services Director ensures the quality of care of all residents in conjunction with the Executive Director. The position requires an understanding and commitment to the principals and values of the community. This position requires creativity and flexibility with residents who have complex situations and is at times stressful. The Health Services Director requires an ability and willingness to assist with the training of the Medication Techs in tasks required for a safe and compliant medication delivery system. The Health Services Director position requires a caring nature and willingness to care for the elderly.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Has familiarity and willingness to work with the elderly population.Previous experience preferred, but not necessary.Demonstrated ability to appropriately delegate responsibility with necessary authority without relinquishing his/her overall responsibility and accountability for the delegated task.Demonstrated ability to identify problems in a timely manner, develop effective resolutions to those problems and ensure implementation of the proposed resolution, confirm results and revise as necessary.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assure smoking and safety evaluations are completed in conjunction with quarterly assessments.Scheduling the service plan dates according to state regulatory guidelines.Implement interim service plans as care needs change and assure all medication techs are in-serviced on implementing interim service plans as needed.Assure home health, hospice and ancillary care providers, communicate their visits and provide the necessary documentation of their visit.Complete MAR audits.Other department audits as directed by the Executive Director.Assist with tracking and recording incident reports. Assure the incident investigations are completed.General record-keeping and filing as needed.In conjunction with the Executive Director, hire, train, supervise, counsel as needed, and terminate the care staff as conditions arise.Work as a manager of the day as directed by the Executive Director.In conjunction with Executive Director, perform evaluations, counsel, discipline and discharge if necessary, all health care staff.Perform such other tasks as may be required from time to time by the management of the property.
UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS
Exposure to blood/body fluid likely.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to easily lift and carry 50 lbs. Must be able to stand, walk, stoop and/or bend for periods of up to eight hours with breaks as provided for in the employee handbook.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Must be a Licensed Nurse in the appropriate state. Proficiency in English preferred. Attends in-services monthly required for the position. Receives and maintains CPR certification.Charter is an equal opportunity employerJB.0.00.LN

Keywords: Charter Senior Living, Newport News , Director of Nursing, Executive , Newport News, Virginia

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