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Health Services Director (Assisted Living/Memory Care)

Company: Iuditas' Memory Care
Location: Salem
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Title: Health Services Director Reports to: Executive Director Status: FTE 1.0, Exempt Salary Range: $60K-70K DOE, possibly higher for RN. Possible increases as census grows. Revision Date: 7/26/2022 Summary Purpose: The Health Services Director is responsible for supervising the Med-Aides; coordinating all personal care services provided to residents by personal care staff; promoting the health and well being of each resident; and reporting observed changes in resident condition or health to the Executive Director and resident---s responsible party. Scope: It is understood that the Health Services Director supports the philosophy of Iuditas--- Memory Care To create environments that emotional, physical, spiritual, and intellectual needs of our residents To attract, retain, and develop exceptional staff To create communities that define exceptional customer service Manage our individual communities in a professional manner in meeting financial expectations, and resident satisfaction. Essential Functions Required: Leadership through planning, directing, communicating and coaching. This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and positive community relations skills to be successful. Excellent written, verbal, grammatical and punctuation skills. Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently and make decisions. Excellent organizational skills; detail oriented Pleasant, professional and personal manner. Duties Typical: Clinical Oversight. Clinical Oversight: The Health Service Director performs a thorough health assessment on all new residents upon admission to the community. The Health Services Director is responsible for monitoring the health status of all current residents through assessments and care conferences scheduled quarterly or more frequently as required. Resident assessments and care plans will be entered into Eldermark software and the Health Services Director will monitor compliance with those care plans by all staff. This monitoring includes initiating actions as required in improving their health status and reading of all alert charting from daily reports and 24 hour book. This monitoring is to include but not limited to: medication side effects, activities, meals, complaints, cognition and behaviors, ADL---s and special requests. Using this information, the Health Services Director will coordinate and attend resident Care conferences and service plan reviews with a focus on assuring that the service plans are developed to meet the resident needs. In addition the Health Services Director will react immediately to suspected resident abuse including a thorough investigation and notification of appropriate parties. Supervisory/Administrative Duties: The Health Services Director supervises Med-Aides, Caregivers and Resident Care Coordinator. This responsibility includes hiring, coaching, orientation, scheduling and training of staff. Provide employee evaluations per Iuditas--- policy and procedures, and communicate all employee relations--- issues with the Executive Director. The Health Services Director performs all necessary verbal and written disciplinary actions required of supervised staff, and ensures documentation and process meets Iuditas--- policies and procedures. The Health Services Director attends daily management meetings, staff meetings, and other meetings as delegated by the Executive Director such as: support group meetings, resident council meetings, and attendance at some (but not all) community events The Heath Services Director works with the Executive Director and will conduct facility audits as required of current operational systems including review of swing and night shifts to monitor staff compliance with policy and procedure and to ensure community security. The Health Services Director and Executive Director will review all incident reports, conduct investigations and report/plan corrective action as required. The Health Services Director will be a ---Manager on Duty--- and will work occasional weekends on a rotating schedule with other managers. Continuous Quality Improvement: The Heath Services Director working with the Executive Director will assist in ensuring there is a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activity in the building. Working with the Executive Director, assisting in identifying and setting priorities in resolving service related issues, and those CQI activities within the community meet state regulations and best practices. The Health Services Director will provide additional areas of CQI focus through clinical audits performed in the community. Compliance with Rules and Regulations: The Health Services Director will support the Executive Director in maintaining compliance with all local, state, federal and licensing rules and regulations associated with the licensure of the building as they pertain to clinical and risk management activities. This includes HIPAA, OHSA, and State Survey issues, etc that apply to the specific location of the property Safety Compliance: The Health Services Director is responsible for ensuring that all employees work in a safe manner and that unsafe actions are to be managed. Compliance with Safety Committee standards is required. Should workplace injuries occur, the Executive Director would be responsible for following all procedures for treatment, investigation, return to work, and management of the injured worker, communication and with care providers. 6. Team Effectiveness: The Health Services Director is responsible for fostering teamwork with coworkers, showing initiative in overcoming obstacles, takes actions to assist others beyond job responsibilities, and has a positive impact on co-workers, residents and visitors. 7. Perform other duties as assigned or needed. Supervision Received: Reports to Executive Director Given: Responsible for training and support in clinical matters as determined by the Executive Director. Education and Licensing: Required: Licensed or Registered Nurse Preferred: Associate or Bachelor---s Degree strongly preferred.

Keywords: Iuditas' Memory Care, Salem , Health Services Director (Assisted Living/Memory Care), Executive , Salem, Oregon

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