Wellness Director- Providence

WELLNESS DIRECTOR
Full Time
Providence, RI

Wingate Healthcare Residences at Blackstone Boulevard is looking for a full-time Wellness Director. 

JOB PURPOSE:  Organizes and directs nursing care staff by establishing objectives and standards as well as the organizational structure for achieving those objectives. Ensures that all nursing care meets all local, state, and federal agency regulations as well as facility standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize and direct nursing care staff. Ensure completion of mandatory in-service requirements.
  • Monitor licensing to insure all staff is current.
  • Provide staff with performance management and consistent feedback.
  • Supervise plan of care for each resident and ensure staff are aware of and follow assignments accordingly.
  • Remain current with EOEA regulations and develop and update policies and procedures as required.
  • Work with and communicates effectively with physicians, outside private duty agencies and family members to ensure resident wellness and safety.
  • Provide in-service programs to staff as needed and in accordance with EOEA requirements.
  • Maintain documentation of incident reports, resident assessments, service plans, 30 day reviews and introductory visit forms.
  • Develop statistics for CQI and actively participate in the program.
  • Attends meetings at the Skilled Care Center when invited to provide a smooth transition back to assisted living from skilled care.
  • Acts as Executive Director in their absence when needed Provides pre-occupancy assessment on all potential residents and communicates with Director of Marketing and Executive Director the results to collaboratively create action plan.
  • Conduct medication audits and CNA skill assessments according to schedule.
  • Provide orientation to new residents and provide Introductory Visits with care staff.
  • Participates in community events.
  • Applies "5 Star" customer service approach in all aspects of job.
  • Committed to working with residents and families to develop and implement strategies that promote person-centered care.
  • Actively supports Wingate's commitment to providing "5 Star" service on all quality objectives, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct.
  • Reports to the appropriate managers any known or suspected violations of policy and procedures, regulations or standards of conduct.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • RN License required. BSN preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years supervision experience in medical field required. LTC and geriatric nursing care experience preferred.
  • Strong assessment, communication and organizational skills required.
  • Knowledge of GAFC requirements, D.P.H. regulations, and Department of Elder Affairs standards required.

SUPERIVISON OF OTHERS: Supervises care staff