Wellness Director - Nurse Manager in Norwood, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 9/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree is seeking a caring and professional Wellness Director to join their team. 

Want to make your mark? Join Benchmark, a new type of senior living company. At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!

Job Responsibilities

As a Wellness Director for Benchmark Senior Living, you will be responsible for the quality of resident care at your facility. You will also appropriately schedule employees including Nurses, Aides and other staff members to ensure that there are enough people to provide adequate care for our seniors.
Additional responsibilities for the Assisted Living Wellness Director include:
• Communicating with families and friends of residents
• Assuring compliance with all resident care related regulations (e.g., medication management)
• Documenting and providing accurate record-keeping, as appropriate
• Demonstrating personal/resident safety methods and procedures
• Taking corrective action and disciplining employees in writing, if necessary
• Representing Benchmark Senior Living with pride and knowledge so as to educate outside groups and organizations

Job Requirements

Requirements of the Wellness Director include:

• Being a Registered Nurse, per state regulations; Bachelor’s degree in Nursing a plus
• Minimum 2 years of experience in a care setting; Assisted Living/Home Care or Hospice setting experience a plus
• Certified in Gerontology through the American Nurses Credentialing Association a plus
• Knowledge of Dementia care a plus
• Ability to lift 50 pounds individually
• Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time

Benefits

At Benchmark Senior Living, we recognize how hard our employees work in order to provide our resident seniors with the best care possible. Therefore, we are proud to provide our Assisted Living Wellness Director with great compensation and excellent benefits!