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Director, Resident Care

Company: HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Do you enjoy working in an environment where what you do matters? Do you want to go home each evening proud that you had a positive impact on someone's life that day? If yes, we are looking for you! You deserve more than just a paycheck; at Spectrum Retirement Communities you will have the opportunity to participate in:Salary Range: $71,100 to $91,100/yearJob Type: Full TimeBenefits:Full Time Team MembersMedical and Dental - Choose between 2 competitive and comprehensive options for eachVisionLife and AD&D - Basic coverage at no cost to youShort Term Disability - Basic coverage at no cost to youHSA or FSA Spending Accounts - Save the equivalent of your tax bracket for health or dependent day care expenses for both you and your dependentsSupplemental Insurance - Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Life and Dependent Life Coverage, and Identity ProtectionContinuing Education ReimbursementPart Time and Full Time Team MembersCompetitive SalaryQuarterly performance wage increasesEmployer Matched 401(k)Paid Time OffHoliday PayEmployer Assistance Program - confidential resources and counseling at no cost to youPerk Spot discount program for endless savings at restaurants, retailers, veterinary clinics, mortgage services, and so much moreResponsibilities:The Director of Resident Care plans, implements, directs, and monitors effective Assisted Living and Memory Care systems in accordance with Spectrum's philosophy, policies, resident rights, and state regulations. Utilizes effective interpersonal communication and leadership skills to motivate team members in providing quality care and services to promote and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.Implement, coordinate, and manage person-centered care based on Spectrum's philosophy, mission, and core valuesDirect resident well-being according to State regulations to ensure appropriate and acceptable standards of care and adequate staffingMaintain a working knowledge of state regulations, policies, and procedures, dictated for complianceOperate within budgetary parametersIn conjunction with the Executive Director and Director of Nursing recruit, select, supervise, mentor, appraise and counsel caregiving team members according to Spectrum policies and proceduresFacilitate initial and ongoing training for caregiving team members as well as other community team members as necessary and as applicable based on State-specific regulations as well as Spectrum policies and proceduresIn conjunction with the community's multidisciplinary team, coordinate the resident admission process including screening, assessment, care planning and team assignmentsEnsure appropriate delivery of services as identified in resident care plans by delegating and communicating verbal and written expectations to caregiving team membersParticipate in ongoing resident assessment and determination of care needs as required by State-specific regulations and Spectrum's policies and proceduresCollaborate with external services providers to ensure the most appropriate and highest level of service is provided to each residentReview and coordinate completion of incident reports in accordance with Spectrum policies and proceduresEnsure compliance with OSHA, FDA, and Fire safety standards relative to clinical systems and resident careEnsure 7-day per week activity programming appropriate for individuals in both areas of the communityEnsure effective resident council, family council and support group meetings in accordance with State-specific regulations and Spectrum policies and proceduresMaintain networks with external organizations that specialize in senior care and memory impairment issues in order to keep informed and up to date on current trends in treatment and researchRequirements:Strong background in assessing residents' behavioral symptoms and developing non-pharmacologic approaches to meeting residents' needsEnhanced qualifications: BSN, LPN, advanced certification in geriatric care, previous experience in an assisted living or residential care environmentMeet the State qualifications and training requirements for the positionDemonstrated ability to schedule staff, orient staff, do timecards, supply inventory, billing servicesMust have basic computer skills - login/logoff, e-mail, documents, spreadsheets and entering dataMust be medically able and willing to wear a NIOSH-approved tight-fitting respirator (N95 mask), if required by and in accordance with federal or state regulations or Spectrum policy.For Illinois: bachelor's degree with documented course work in dementia care, plus one year of experience working with individuals with dementia; or at least two years' management experience with individuals with dementiaA Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Gerontology, Therapeutic Recreation or Nursing preferredAt least two years of management experience in directing/providing special care for seniors and/or persons with dementia preferredSpectrum Retirement Communities, LLC and its affiliated companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers. We also participate in the E-Verify program, a service of DHS and SSA.For more information, please visit

Keywords: HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care, Denver , Director, Resident Care, Executive , Denver, Colorado

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