Capital Senior Living is looking for a responsible and organized individual to join our team as the Wellness Specialist to offer support to our communities within the Heartland Territory which covers Indiana and Missouri. Ideal Candidate will be located in Indiana.
About Capital Senior Living:
Dallas-based Capital Senior Living Corporation is one of the nation’s largest operators of independent living, assisted living and memory care communities for senior adults. The Company’s 125 communities are home to nearly 12,000 residents across 23 states and provide compassionate, resident-centric service and care as well as engaging programming. Capital Senior Living affords seniors the freedom and opportunity to successfully, comfortably and happily age in place. For more information, visit www.capitalsenior.com or connect with the company on Facebook.
We are looking for a responsible and organized individual to join our team as the Wellness Specialist to offer support to CSL communities within the Houston market.
About this Position:
The Wellness Specialist is responsible to provide clinical leadership in communities where a clinical leader may not be present. The Wellness Specialist will provide coverage for the overall implementation, delivery, and coordination of resident services at the community. Directly supervises all employees of the nursing department. This position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this department. This person also carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. The responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Involves being completely familiar with the state regulations governing Assisted Living and ensuring compliance in department by regularly reviewing regulations checklist.
- Performs timely and accurate resident assessments utilizing assessment tool, and communicating changes to the Executive Director for billing purposes
- Manages expenses within given budget parameters utilizing spend-down sheets.
- Provides oversight with medication management to assure all MAR's are correct and that the residents receive medications timely and accurately. Working with consultant pharmacist as needed to assure community is in compliance.
- Ensures all charting is performed in a timely manner and in accordance with state regulations.
- Provides timely and honest communication with families in order to promote good relationships and to keep them informed about the resident's condition and community events.
- Provides marketing support within the community by participating in tours and discussions with potential residents and their families about clinical needs of the prospect.
- Provides assessments for potential residents to determine their eligibility for Assisted Living.
- Creates positive employee relations through staff appreciation programs, recognition of excellent performance, and retention through regular feedback systems and promotional incentive programs.
- Provides appropriate guidance for employees by planning work schedules, assigning work duties while on shift, and directing the work on a daily basis.
- Provides on-call backup to community when not on duty. Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent personal or health information concerning residents and staff.
- Ensures that any incident reports are completed properly and promptly.
- Qualified candidates must be currently licensed as an RN in IN with a minimum of 1-year experience in senior housing and/or geriatric nursing.
- Candidate must be able to travel to various communities within the Heartland Territory .
- Prior management experience preferred.
- Candidate must either be certified or be able to become CPR and First Aid Certified within the first 90 days of employment.
- Candidate must also be able to read, write and speak the English language and be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, physicians and employees.
- Candidate must have the ability to be on call, and occasionally work nights, weekends and holidays.