Director of Assisted Living

Director of Assisted Living

August 29, 2019

Horizon House is a community of staff and residents connecting and learning together.  Our residents love the staff and you can help make a difference for them! We are currently looking to hire an experienced, skilled, hardworking and driven Health and Wellness Director for our Assisted Living community located in First Hill, Seattle. This is a full-time licensed position details of responsibilities are listed below.

Required Experience, Education, and Credentials
* Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science
* RN in good standing with State Licensing Authority
* Meets the Assisted Living Administrator requirements as defined in WAC 388-78A
* Active Administrator license/certification per WA state requirements
* 2 years of Assisted Living Administrator experience and knowledge of applicable regulations
* Experience with electronic medical records

Required Skills & Knowledge
* Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Publisher or equivalent programs required.
* Excellent communication, supervisory, and management skills.
* Knowledge of nursing processes.
* Ability to work well under pressure, establish priorities and adapt to change.
* Working knowledge of Washington State Assisted Living regulations.

What You’ll Do
* Oversees the healthcare management of all residents in accordance with company policies, federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
* Establishes metrics and conducts data analysis to measure performance and resident satisfaction; develops and implements strategies and programs to enhance and maintain quality of care and life for residents.
* Maintains high degree of resident satisfaction and retention through consistent delivery of high-quality services.
* Responsible for all assisted living operations, acting as contact for all staff, residents, prospects, community organizations, government agencies and the public.
* Facilitates collaborative communication efforts with stakeholders including but not limited to residents, families, staff, providers, and services to optimize resident care and wellbeing; facilitates the transition of residents through the continuum of care.
* Responsible for compliance with state/federal/local regulations and participate in the survey inspection process to maintain our license with the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
* In collaboration with Director of Resident Care, assists with completion of Pre-Admission Assessments, Comprehensive Assessments, and Negotiated Service Agreements.
* Assists with Assisted Living budget preparation/execution and KPI metrics and actively aligns staffing levels with occupancy and/or acuity levels.
* Fosters creativity among staff to deliver the highest quality and best services to residents in the most economical manner possible. Responsible for creating and maintaining an atmosphere of stability where the personal dignity of residents is supported.
* Provides oversight of the infection control program and incident management.
* Prepares for and facilitates quarterly Quality Assurance Committee meetings.
* Oversees staffing schedules and ensures staff licenses and certificates are current.
* Arbitrates concerns involving residents, families, or personnel.
* Oversees and facilitates the integration of life enrichment and social services to provide holistic care to residents.
* Participates in Manager on Call schedule.
* Supports and actively ensures the use of the electronic medical records system.
* Coordinates health care management involvement in Union contract negotiations and contract issues.
* Works with community management to hire, train, counsel, discipline, and terminate staff in accordance with company policies, while adhering to the union contract for applicable staff, to ensure consistency in the selection and retention of quality personnel.

Secondary Job Duties
* Occasionally work the floor and lead by example.
* Completes other duties as assigned by management.

Confidentiality Requirements
Employee accesses, uses and/or discloses Protected Health Information, as defined by HIPAA, only to the extent minimally necessary to accomplish essential job functions. Employee practices appropriate safeguards to prevent unauthorized access, use and/or disclosure of PHR (paper, electronic and oral) within his/her work area.

Great Reasons to Join our Team!
Health Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Other Benefits:
403(b) Retirement & Company Match
Paid Time Off
Discounted Meals
Gym and Pool Access
And much more

Horizon House is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

All staff must demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. Horizon House is an E-Verify employer.

Company Info

Company Name
Horizon House

Company URL

Contact Name
Grace Neri




900 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101