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LPN Health and Wellness Director at Brookdale Senior Living

LPN Health and Wellness Director

Brookdale Senior Living Tempe, AZ (On Site) Full-Time

Overview

We're looking for a new Health and Wellness Director which is similar to a Director of Nursing position, to provide excellent leadership and direct the care team for our Memory Care residents.

We provide:

-3+ weeks of paid training PRIOR TO STARTING your role with us. We will set you up for SUCCESS! -Compreshensive Benefit Packages

-Opportunity for a year end performance bonus

-Assisted Living level of care training

-Multipal levels of support from our team!

You will experience a vibrant community of people with hospitality, complete with personalized care, spacious accommodations and plenty of events, activities and programs that inspire our residents and our team daily. It's a fun place to be for all.

Brookdale is the LARGEST Assisted Living Company in the United States and Ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction! Join a leader, we will help you grow your career!

Take a tour/read more about our Brookdale Tempe Comunity:

https://www.brookdale.com/en/communities/brookdale-tempe.html

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! You’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.

Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Pet Insurance

  • Adoption Reimbursement Benefits

  • Variety of Associate Discounts

This is an incentive based position, which may include bonuses, incentive or commission plans.

Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.

Responsibilities

Manages the day-to-day clinical services of a more complex community to ensure residents’ healthcare needs are met. Ensures residents are treated with respect and dignity and ensures quality care as residents’ healthcare needs change. Supervises and provides leadership, as well as coaching, to licensed nurses and other direct care staff within the community. May be responsible for leading additional clinical leadership team up to five members. The HWD level for each community is determined based on the total complexity of the role. Complexity criteria include, but are not limited to, factors such as size, type of product lines, medication management regulations, 90-day assessment requirements, multiple licensure requirements, state regulatory complexity, and skilled services requiring an RN.

  • Responsible for the direct supervision of community-based licensed, certified, and non-certified clinical associates.

  • Empowers clinical leaders to supervise, direct, and motivate staff within their oversight.

  • Assigns and directs work of clinical leaders and subordinates; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines associates; addresses complaints and resolves problems.

  • Provides training and education to caregivers on an ongoing basis with classroom in-services and situation-specific training.

  • Supervises the maintenance of resident charts and reviews documentation performed by caregiving staff.

  • As described and allowed in the Nurse Practice Act, assesses health, oversees medication administration, oversees functional and psycho-social status of residents, initiates individualized service plans, proactively manages care and services for each resident, evaluates effectiveness, and maximizes the resident’s opportunity to remain in their environment.

  • Manages the health care of residents, including the dissemination of information to families and associates. Ensures that family members are aware of the resident’s need for scheduled appointments.

  • Participates in pre-admission screening of prospective new residents. Assures that required documentation is completed prior to or upon resident admission, including nursing assessments, service plans, and other assigned forms. Updates assessments as required by policy and as described or allowed in Nurse Practice Act or other state regulation.

  • Performs on-site evaluations of residents admitted to alternate care environments for treatment, and maintains contact with resident families with the intent of returning resident to Brookdale.

  • Evaluates residents, documents changes in condition, and notifies Executive Director, resident’s physician, and resident’s legally responsible party/family of resident's condition and reactions.

  • Communicates with physicians regarding residents’ status and condition changes. Ensures residents are prepared for physician appointments and visits.

  • Facilitates continuity of care for those residents receiving home health care, hospice services, and other third party healthcare-related services.

  • Participates in or leads meetings relevant to resident care issues, such as Service Plan meetings, involving appropriate parties as needed.

  • Ensures in-house ancillary medical services such as podiatrist, doctor visits, dental visits, psych visits, lab, X-ray, ambulance, etc. are scheduled and followed through.

  • Participates in department quality improvement activities.

  • Assists in keeping the environment safe for associates to reduce the occurrence of Workers’ Compensation claims by appropriately evaluating resident transfer and mobility needs and involving therapy services as indicated.

  • Shares on-call and manager on duty responsibilities/shifts as required.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by their supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Education as required to obtain state nursing license (LPN/LVN or RN).

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Clinical leadership experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of basic technology and electronic documentation.

  • Skilled nursing experience may be required.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsState nursing license (LPN/LVN or RN). Must have valid driver’s license.

Management/Decision MakingApplies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness, or a combination of these.

Knowledge and SkillsPossesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and desire to understand the culture and work environment.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing

  • Walking

  • Sitting

  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Climb or balance

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Talk or hear

  • Taste or smell

  • Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds

  • Vision

  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors

  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage

  • On-Call on an as needed basis

  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections

  • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents

  • Exposure to latex

  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens

  • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards

  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment

  • Requires Travel: Occasionally

  • Requires Driving: Drives Self (Tier 2)

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Information

$75,000.00 - $103,070.00 / year

Job LocationsUS-AZ-Tempe

CategoryHealthcare

Sub-CategoryClinical Leadership

Position TypeRegular Full-Time

Shift1st Shift

ID2023-200320

Location : NameBrookdale Tempe

Location : Address1610 E Guadalupe Rd

Location : LocationUS-AZ-Tempe

Recommended Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Maintain Patient Confidentiality
  • Verify Insurance Coverage
  • Filling Prescriptions
  • Unit Dose Medications
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
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