CSIG Holding Company

Wellness Director

Function
Healthcare
Location
US-IN-Fort Wayne

Overview

Wellness Director

StoryPoint of Fort Wayne

NEW SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY OPENING SOON!

 

Position Summary:

The Wellness Director is responsible for the overall direction and coordination of administrative, clinical and resident care services within a senior living community environment.  

 

Required Experience for Wellness Director:

  • Compassionate towards the senior population, especially those with Alzheimer’s, or other dementias.
  • Prior supervisory experience required.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Primary Responsibilities for Wellness Director:

  • The Wellness Director actively supports our culture – our pillars and 1440.
  • Directly manages all Wellness Staff (all shifts) to provide compassionate and competent care for residents.
  • Implement and coordinate all services for residents admitted to community.
  • Perform admission of residents quarterly, upon return from Hospital or skilled environment, or change of condition.
  • Assess the need for preventive and restorative programs to ensure achievable and optimal goals for quality of life
  • Obtain written orders for any necessary changes to service plan.
  • Verification of MARS/TARS and communicate with pharmacy to assure accuracy of medication and treatment administration.
  • Assess dietary and hydration needs and communicate with proper departments.
  • Monitor and evaluate monthly weights and vital signs as necessary.
  • Evaluate residents for skin integrity and functional status while maintaining weekly records.
  • Overall responsibility for direction, coordination and evaluation of the Wellness Department.
  • Carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organizational policies and procedures and regulatory requirements and applicable laws.
  • Provide assistance to staff members regarding any interpretation of criteria standards.
  • Evaluate Occurrence Reports /Care Associate log submitted by staff members.
  • Resident and family relationship building by assisting families and/or residents to identify, plan and obtain needed assistance from the Wellness Center and other departments.
  • Completion of appropriate paperwork and recommendations as to better and/or more efficient ways of operating the department.
  • The Wellness Director completes daily round on all residents
  • Utilize budget parameters to order and maintain an acceptable level of inventory for the Wellness department.
  • Planning monthly staff meetings and trainings in collaboration with the Life Enrichment Director.
  • Act as resident advocate with external medical care providers.
  • Develop Care Associate assignment/update ongoing task sheets in point of care software
  • Maintain/update all records both written and in point of care software
  • Develop, organize, implement and evaluate training for new and existing Wellness staff.
  • Provide training as needed for other departments.
  • Interview and hire staff within budgeted guidelines.
  • Knowledge of all emergency policies and provision of updated information to staff.

 

General Working Conditions:

This position entails standing for long periods of time.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to communicate effectively with others, sit, stand, walk and use hands to handle keyboard, telephone, paper, files, and other equipment and objects.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.  This position requires the ability to review detailed documents and read computer screens.  The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The work environment requires appropriate interaction with others. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.  Occasional travel to different locations may be required.

Serving is our Business

 

Connecting Seniors, Families and Communities

StoryPoint and Independence Village have over 35 years of experience working and living with seniors creating a deep understanding of their unique needs and desires. It’s this combination of technology, understanding, appreciation, and commitment that sets us apart and makes our culture so special for both our employees and our residents. Everyone in our communities commits to appreciating our residents as individuals who deserve to shine, every day.

 

 

We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.

 

 This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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