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Area Wellness Manager (Registered Nurse) South Suburban Chicago

Company: Pathway To Living LLC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Support the wellness manager operation of each community working directly with the Resident Care Manager/Wellness Manager, and the Regional Wellness Manager.
    • Be available to assume an interim role as the Wellness Manager at a given community to cover vacations time, illness, or during a hiring transition.
      • Provide nurse supervision as interim wellness manger.
        • Be a resource for day-to-day management queries.
          • Learn Yardi/Matrix systems; become a subject matter expert (SME).
            • Provide support to establish systems while embracing the cultural uniqueness of each community.
              • Assist in Wellness Manager and/or nurse interview process if requested.
                • Stress importance of over communication and documentation for all parties as appropriate (Resident, family, Team Members, Physicians, Healthcare Partners.
                  • Develop standards for wellness office organization to ensure consistency across areas
                    • Incorporate the seven dimensions of wellness, person-centered care, and the VIVA! Culture into every facet of the wellness department.
                      • Incorporate outside services required by our residents for good health and wellness.
                        • Assist in managing preferred providers rendering additional services to residents including home health care, therapy, vision care, psychological resources, and pharmacy services to ensure integrated coordination of care services for all residents.
                          • Assist to ensure integration of community life wellness programs into resident service plans.ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
                            • Assist Executive Directors problem-solve Wellness issues and resolve resident Wellness concerns and complaints.
                              • Provide after-hours support as necessary to problem-solve Wellness issues and resolve resident Wellness concerns and complaints.
                                • Performs related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES REQUIRED:
                                  • Current RN license valid in the states of the region assigned.
                                    • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred, but not required.
                                      • Five plus years prior nursing supervisory experience.
                                        • Passion to serve the senior population.
                                          • Strong assessment and documentation skills required.
                                            • Strong organizational skills.
                                              • Valid driver's license and personal automobile.
                                                • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
                                                  • Must have the ability to read, write and follow oral and written direction in the English language at a level adequate to perform the job duties.
                                                    • Promote and encourage a positive work atmosphere by modeling and communicating in a manner that promotes cooperation with co-workers, managers, and others with whom contact is made.
                                                      • Able to professionally address complex care scenarios with team members, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the public.
                                                        • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
                                                          • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
                                                            • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.

Keywords: Pathway To Living LLC, Chicago , Area Wellness Manager (Registered Nurse) South Suburban Chicago, Hospitality & Tourism , Chicago, Illinois

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