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Director, Health Care - Full Time

Company: Balfour Senior Care, LLC
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

The “Balfour experience” is one defined by a highly motivated, well trained, and compassionate team of associates who are empowered to fulfill, with pride and integrity, the needs and desires of the residents they serve.   The Balfour Ann Arbor community incorporates all we have learned from our nearly 20 years of developing and operating senior housing. Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care accommodations, paired with our signature amenities and services, Balfour brings a new choice for an exceptional senior living community in Ann Arbor. 

 

Balfour’s vision is to be the most admired senior living company in America and Balfour associates are expected to exemplify our core values of integrity, respect, and customer focus.   


Schedule: Full time - flexibility needed 

 

What will you do in this role:  

  • Coordination/case management of ancillary contributions including Physicians, Hospice, Dietician (not dietary), Consultations and Therapy. 
  • Highly acute oversite to keep department operating within all federal, state, and local Skilled Nursing Regulations 
  • Make frequent house rounds on all shifts to assess performance of nursing staff and to monitor the quality of care provided 
  • In compliance with the Company’s policies, is responsible for interviewing, hiring, developing, supervising and following the Company’s performance management policy with assigned staff 
  • Participate in internal audits of nursing practice 
  • Establish and ensure that staffing levels and scheduling patterns are adequate and have appropriate coverage at Community 
  • Assure development, maintenance, implementation and evaluation of the safety and infection control programs 
  • Investigate and document incidents, identifies safety hazards and institutes corrective actions in a timely manner 
  • Investigate and ensure completion of internal and state required incident reports for skilled nursing & assisted living communities including completion of appropriate interventions in a timely manner 
  • Provide clinical expertise to facilitate and support the nursing process in resident interventions and care provided 
  • Support Executive Director in planning and scheduling of staff training programs for Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living and Memory Care staff 
  • Assist in pre-admission assessments of potential residents. Assists in orienting new residents to the physical environment and community culture 
  • Responsible for making sure that all required medical records are kept up to date in PCC 
  • Ability to grow the skillsets of individual and collective team abilities 
  • Communicate with residents and family members as needed to provide exceptional care and service 

You have:  

  • Valid and current LPN, RN, BSN state license required 
  • One-year experience as a supervisor in a health care facility 
  • Highly developed nursing skills; thorough knowledge in understanding and interpreting nursing philosophies, programs, and policies 
  • Demonstrated commitment to high professional and ethical standards 
  • Must have computer processing and electronic medical database experience such as LTC or Point Click Care 
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language 
  • Ability to think critically 

You might also have: 

  • Three years of experience in Senior Care, Assisted Living and Memory Care setting 
  • One year of experience as a supervisor in a health care facility 
  • Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people, particularly the elderly and their family members 
  • Recognize current evolution of this role to include an 'Operations' emphasis 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: 

 

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 55 lbs. unassisted 
  • Ability to push/pull 60 lbs. of resistance 
  • Ability to?stand and/or walk for duration of shift? 
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays as needed? 

    May be exposed to unpleasant odors, contagious diseases and blood borne pathogens? 

    Balfour is a pet-friendly community; you may be exposed to animal hair and dander? 


Health & Wellness Protocols: Until further notice, interviews will take place virtually. Newly-hired associates will complete Balfour Senior Living's New Hire Orientation virtually, then receive important training about how to keep our residents, and themselves, as healthy as possible. This includes things like hand washing and social distancing. You will also follow wellness protocols developed under guidance of health agencies before entering any of our buildings. If you have any questions regarding the current protocols, please include them in your cover letter or discuss with the Balfour representative who contacts you. 

Balfour Senior Living’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that COVID-19 can cause serious, life-threatening complications, and there is no way to know how COVID-19 will affect an individual. Further, an individual who becomes infected with COVID-19 could spread the virus to friends, family, co-workers, residents and others around them. Therefore, in a effort to protect our associates and our residents, all Balfour Senior Living employees are required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment with our organization. Qualified exemption requests may be submitted to the human resources department for consideration. We are also able to assist eligible candidates in locating a vaccination site.

Why Balfour? 

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