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Wellness Director

Company: Fairhaven Denton
Location: Denton
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description: Manages the day-to-day clinical services of a community to ensure residents' healthcare needs are met. Ensures residents are treated with respect and dignity and ensures quality care as residents' healthcare needs change. Supervises and provides leadership, as well as coaching, to care staff within the community. * The WD level for each community is determined based on the total complexity of the role. Complexity criteria include, but are not limited to, factors such as size, type of product lines, medication management regulations, 90-day assessment requirements, multiple licensure requirements, state regulatory complexity, and skilled services requiring an RN.Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for the direct supervision of community-based licensed, certified, and non-certified care staff.Assigns and directs work of care staff; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines associates; addresses complaints and resolves problems.Provides training and education to caregivers on an ongoing basis with classroom in-services and situation-specific training.Supervises the maintenance of resident charts and reviews documentation performed by caregiving staff. As described and allowed in the Nurse Practice Act, assesses health, oversees medication administration, oversees functional and psycho-social status of residents, initiates individualized service plans, proactively manages care and services for each resident, evaluates effectiveness, and maximizes the resident's opportunity to remain in their environment.Manages the health care of residents, including the dissemination of information to families and associates. Ensures that family members are aware of the resident's need for scheduled appointments.Participates in pre-admission screening of prospective new residents. Assures that required documentation is completed prior to or upon resident admission, including nursing assessments, service plans, and other assigned forms. Updates assessments as required by policy and as described or allowed in Nurse Practice Act or other state regulation.Performs on-site evaluations of residents admitted to alternate care environments for treatment, and maintains contact with resident families with the intent of returning resident back to the community.Evaluates residents, documents changes in condition, and notifies Executive Director, resident's physician, and resident's legally responsible party/family of resident's condition and reactions.Communicates with physicians regarding residents' status and condition changes. Ensures residents are prepared for physician appointments and visits.Facilitates continuity of care for those residents receiving home health care, hospice services, and other third party healthcare-related services.Attends and participates in weekly care conferences and staff meetings.Ensures that all MARs are accurate and kept up to date in our current electronic health/medical record system.Performs LOCA Assessments with the assistance and final review of the Executive Director.Assists in keeping the environment safe for associates to reduce the occurrence of Workers' Compensation claims by appropriately evaluating resident transfer and mobility needs and involving therapy services as indicated.Shares on-call and manager on duty responsibilities/shifts as required.Qualifications: LPN/LVN license. LVN's must have and maintain a current Texas nursing license. It is the responsibility of each nurse to keep up with the required continuing education hours.Education and Experience: Education as required to obtain state nursing license (LPN/LVN). Be familiar with Assisted Living regulations especially pertaining to nursing services and medications. Leadership experience strongly preferred. PI197231510

Keywords: Fairhaven Denton, Denton , Wellness Director, Executive , Denton, Texas

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