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Assisted Living / Memory Care

Santa Ana, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position: Healthcare

Job description:

A unique senior living community, specializing in assisted-living and memory care, is seeking a Wellness Director to join their team. This person will be responsible for overseeing all onsite care professionals, primarily LVNs, developing and improving processes and procedures for all health and wellness functions, and collaborating with other directors and leadership teams to achieve all superior care goals. The Wellness Director will manage the nursing and medication care team, track and report on clinical data within the facility, and ensure high hospitality standards are met. Overall, this person will be responsible for utilizing a whole-person wellness approach to create an environment where residents flourish.

This organization offers competitive compensation and benefits, a strong 401(k) match, as well as providing a strong culture, one focused on employee growth and development. Beyond this, there is opportunity to leave your stamp and make your mark. As they are not part of a chain or huge conglomerate, your voice will be heard, your policies and procedures will make a difference, and you will be able to experience the benefits of your efforts on the residents.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage and direct the nursing team, providing strategic leadership and promoting health, wellness, engagement, and spirit within the residential community
  • Oversee medication management program, implementing/improving strict guidelines for resident reminders, medicine disbursement, etc.
  • Facilitate, with staff, the generation of Intake Care Plans, and ensure they are adhered to or modified over time
  • Collaborate closely with other internal departments to facilitate diet plans, doctor visits, and other individualized requirements for each resident as needed
  • Coordinate care for residents between the community and external physicians, pharmacists, and other medical providers
  • Utilize various measurements to track community wellness data, and report on improvements and needs
  • Train and develop healthcare employees, focusing on growth potential and learning opportunities
  • Ensure that the community is in line with all government and company regulations, adapting to changes as they occur

Requirements:

  • LVN required
  • RCFE a plus
  • 5+ years’ experience working in an assisted-living facility, providing health, medication, and wellness support to the residents
  • Prior experience implementing sound, caring systems and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Computer literate, Microsoft Office proficient

 

Janet Zitron
Vice President

Janet is an expert in client relations and has consistently lead Wollborg Michelson's team for over 20 years. She started in recruiting as a staffing consultant before rising through the ranks to manage WM’s Southern California Region. In this role, Janet facilitates and fosters a team environment between the direct hire and contract divisions, while still personally serving a broad client base. Janet's strength is developing long term relationships, which requires thoroughly understanding the needs of both her clients and candidates. Janet has been recognized as a top performer in the staffing industry, winning numerous company awards for consistent top production. She is a California Accredited Consultant. Janet loves working with WM because of the company’s passion for improving lives and building community. A lifelong traveler, artist, nature lover and yogi, when Janet isn’t working, you might find her hiking in Peru, trekking through Southeast Asia, eating tapas in Spain, practicing yoga, walking her dog on the beach with her family, or supporting charity events in the Los Angeles art community.

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