Blue Harbor Senior Living

  • Regional Health Services Director

    Job Locations US
    Job ID
    2018-2573
    Category
    Health Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Building
    Regional - US
  • Overview

    Blue Harbor Senior Living, a premier operator in the senior living industry, is seeking a Regional Health Services Director (RN). This position is perfect for a nurse with strong multi-site assisted living experience who is especially focused on resident care. If you're looking to join an organization with an incredible work environment, please apply!

     

    In collaboration with the Corporate Assisted Living Director, the other Regional Health Services Director (RHSD) and Regional Directors of Operations (RDO), the RHSD will provide leadership, support and oversight to all health service staff and activities within his or her assigned region.  S/he will assure the highest level of quality care to residents, compliance with governmental regulations, and a high quality of work life for staff.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Support, direct, audit, and facilitate the Health Services Programs for the assigned region in accordance with the quality and productivity standards, policies, procedures and action plans approved by FHC Property Management, in compliance with all state, local, and federal rules, regulations, and laws applicable to the operations and/or licensure of the Communities and their personnel.
    • Coordinate and communicate with the RDO and other regional and home office personnel, along with the Executive Director at each community to maintain a holistic perspective of service and care. The RHSD is expected to lead by example and make certain that the programs and services maximize each resident’s quality of life, identity, interests, abilities, and preferences. 
    • Continually assess and improve the resident orientation program to ease the move in process and lessen the potential for “transfers”.
    • Review and update as necessary the Resident Assessment forms, Resident Charts, Evaluation reports, Care Plan forms and other utilized reporting forms used in all communities.
    • Develop and perform in-services and training seminars including but not limited to: FHC policy/procedures, Infection Control to include any state recommendations above and beyond the current curriculum.
    • Monitor and maintain professional relationships with all third-party companies, providers and associations including, but not limited to, home health care agencies, pharmacies, therapy companies, visiting health care professionals, state licensing authorities and the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
    • Participate in the interview process for prospective Health Services Directors, Licensed Nurses and Care Coordinators; to include training and orientation of new Health Services Directors.
    • In collaboration with other RHSD, develop and maintain a current, functional and compliant Health Services Policies and Procedures manual. Assure its distribution and application at all communities.
    • Conduct regular site visits across the assigned region and sometimes beyond. Conduct a closing conference with the ED on each visit and submit a site visit report to the RDO describing goals, objectives, activities, projects completions, recommendations and follow-up for each Community.
    • When appropriate, serve as Nursing support when there is a vacancy in Health Services at any FHC Property Management community.
    • Exercise professional judgment in assessing and effectively communicating staff performance problems with community Health Services Directors and Executive Directors. Accurately and completely document all such problems and events.
    • Exercise professional judgment in assessing and effectively communicating suggestions, ideas, or plans with Executive Directors and any Health Services staff. Accurately and completely document all such suggestions and conversations.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in supervisory or management position in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living community
    • A bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Gerontology, Registered Nursing certification and experience, accompanied by formal education or training in the specialized field
    • Hold a compact license in good standing
    • Working as needed including possible weekend hours
    • Frequent, Long distance travel, typically by plane

     

     

     

    About Blue Harbor:

     

    Based in Portland, Oregon, Blue Harbor Senior Living is a growing senior living company, currently operating communities across the U.S. Blue Harbor’s home office provides top-level support services for all of our senior living communities. This open position presents an outstanding opportunity to join the regional team of our growing and dynamic organization.

     

    We offer a competitive compensation package; including 401(k), full health and welfare benefits and a challenging work environment.

     

    Blue Harbor Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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