Assistant Director of Nursing

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Job Description

Do you have a gift for caring for Seniors and are you looking to join a team that creates communities that feel like home? We are looking for compassionate and talented team members who have a passion for caring for our Residents. The Assistant Director of Nursin plans, implements, directs and monitors effective Assisted Living systems in accordance with Spectrum’s philosophy, policies, resident rights and state regulations. Utilizes effective interpersonal communication and leadership skills to motivate team members in providing quality care and services to promote and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.

Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC. is considered a leader and innovator in senior living. SRC is ranked in the top five senior living companies for excellence by its peers and voted Best of Senior Living by SeniorAdvisor.com. We are a privately held company which operates senior living communities in 10 states from Ohio to Oregon. Celebrating our second decade of operations, we continuously live by our Core Values and fulfill our Mission to create communities that feel like home where residents thrive and relationships grow. For more information or to view other opportunities, visit www.spectrumretirement.com.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • This position reports to the Director of Nursing
  • Implement, coordinate and manage person-centered care based on Spectrum’s philosophy, mission and core values
  • Direct resident well-being according to State regulations to ensure appropriate and acceptable standards of care and adequate staffing
  • Maintain a working knowledge of state regulations, policies and procedures, dictated for compliance
  • Operate within budgetary parameters
  • In conjunction with the Director of Nursing, recruit, select, supervise, mentor, appraise and counsel caregiving team members according to Spectrum policies and procedures

Perform on-call duties and cover shifts as necessary, providing floor support for staffing.

  • Facilitate initial and ongoing training for caregiving team members as well as other community team members as necessary and as applicable based on State-specific regulations as well as Spectrum policies and procedures
  • In conjunction with the community’s multidisciplinary team, coordinate the resident admission process including screening, assessment, care planning and team assignments
  • Ensure appropriate delivery of services as identified in resident care plans by delegating and communicating verbal and written expectations to caregiving team members
  • Participate in ongoing resident assessment and determination of care needs as required by State-specific regulations and Spectrum’s policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with external services providers to ensure the most appropriate and highest level of service is provided to each resident
  • Review and coordinate completion of incident reports in accordance with Spectrum policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA, FDA and Fire safety standards relative to clinical systems and resident care
  • In collaboration with the Director of Nursing, ensure effective resident council, family council and support group meetings in accordance with State-specific regulations and Spectrum policies and procedures
  • Maintain networks with external organizations that specialize in senior care issues to stay informed and up-to-date on current trends in treatment and research
  • Must be able to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team
  • Understand how to approach and communicate with all residents including those who are cognitively impaired
  • Treat residents, family members, and other team members with dignity and respect while responding to their needs
  • Demonstrate a “can-do” attitude with the understanding that resident care is the responsibility of each team member
  • Maintain the highest degree of personal and professional integrity
  • Maintain and promote a safe community and workplace
  • Be familiar with Spectrum Retirement Communities’ Operating Policies, Procedures and Manuals
  • Contribute to a positive work environment and the communities’ financial goals.
  • Understand and adhere to Resident Confidentiality and HIPPA regulations.
  • Complete all necessary training requirements
  • Accept other duties as assigned

Educational Requirements:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse (Texas) or Registered Nurse

Work Experience:

  • Prefer experience in community or long-term care settings. Possesses strong assessment skills. Is knowledgeable in dementia care
  • At least two years of management experience in directing/providing care for seniors and/or persons with dementia preferred
  • Has the ability to train staff and to assess systems and implement systems. Is organized and self-directed
  • Meet the State’s certifications or licensure requirements for the position
  • Demonstrate ability to schedule staff, orient staff, and supply inventory

The Benefits Program is offered to all Eligible Full-Time Team Members (Salaried and Hourly) and their families:

  • Medical; Dental; Vision; Voluntary Insurance (Accident, Disability, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Life Insurance); HSA or FSA Spending Accounts; 401(K); PTO (Paid Time Off) and Holiday Pay; Tuition Reimbursement

Other benefits offered to ALL Team Members:

  • Online personal development courses; Perk Spot discount program for endless discounts at restaurants, local businesses, various retailers and more; lucrative team member referral program; monthly engagement program with free prizes; recognition programs.

Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC and its affiliated companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers. We also participate in the E-Verify program, a service of DHS and SSA.

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