Grand Living at Bridgewater
  • 04-Mar-2017 to 15-Feb-2019 (CST)
  • Nursing
  • Coralville, IA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Position Title: Director of Health and Wellness                     Department: Nursing

 **This position will begin on or around April 1, 2018. 

Reports to: Executive Director                                               FLSA Designation: Exempt



Responsible to enhance the overall Resident experience through the provision of comprehensive leadership to the nursing department to provide exceptional assisted living and memory care services to the residents and their families.  This is to be handled in The Sterling Touch friendly, courteous, helpful, timely and professional manner, resulting in a very high level of Resident satisfaction. You will work closely with the Executive Director, Director of Culinary Operations, Director of Facets, and all other Grand Living service departments to create a culture of well- being across all facets of the residents lives in keeping with the global FACETS philosophy. This position is under the general guidance of the Executive Director in accordance with Community standards, processes, procedures, practices and philosophy.


       Essential Functions:

  • Participate in Start Sterling! line up every day.
  • Greet the Residents, guests, fellow employees and vendors in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Coordinate, manage and supervise all nursing and assisted living/memory care aide services rendered to residents by direct service staff under supervision.
  • Assessment and admission of residents for service; development of the personalized service care plan utilizing electronic records, and related service plan schedules for assisted living care services.  Update of assessments as often as necessary based on residents personalized needs and changes in condition, and in accordance with specific state requirements.
  • Providing nursing services including medication administration and delegation of supervision of self-administered medications in accordance with State regulations, and provision of care and services to residents whose conditions are allowed to be cared for within an assisted living per State regulations.
  • Participate in or develop all agency objectives, standards of care, policies and procedures concerning nursing services and the provision of assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Ensure the evaluation and clinical competence of assigned nursing personnel, assisted living aides, and medication aides (as allowed by State regulations) by participation in orientation, teaching and supervision of staff.
  • Review and analyze monthly reports regarding statistical data including the volume of residents services provided, the number of related hours staff worked and the revenue generated Participate in direct service staff recruitment, selection, orientation and in-service education.
  • Responsible for ensuring that staffing is adequate at all times to meet resident personalized service plans and needs from such services.
  • Provide weekly reports to the Executive Director as requested and in accordance with Company policy.
  • Responsible for input on annual budget needs, and achievement of the budget for the nursing department throughout the year.


  • Facilitates Quality Assurance meetings at least every 120 days
  • Responsible for ensuring medical supplies are ordered and available in adequate quantity for the nursing department.
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for:
    • Safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security.
    • Confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee and operations data.
    • Quality Assurance and compliance with all regulatory requirements.
    • Compliance with current law and policy to provide a work environment free from sexual harassment and all illegal and discriminatory behavior.

Regular attendance in conformance with the standards as detailed in the Grand Living Bridgewater Employee Handbook and as may be established by Grand Living from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Due to resident expectations and both planned and unplanned events/occurrences, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business and service needs of the Community.

Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Grand Livings standards, procedures and processes, including all government and industry regulations, for the safe and efficient operation of the Community

Supportive Functions:


In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the supportive functions, including but not limited to Manager on Duty up to one time/ month, community tours and marketing outreach event attendance, and other duties as requested.




The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:


  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language in order to recruit, train and supervise staff; meet with residents and their families to facilitate appropriate assessments and development of personalized care plans; utilize and train others on operational software for delivery of care documentation and recording; and communicate with other employees.  
  • Is knowledgeable of resident rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environment.
  • Excellent communications in both verbal and written form, with residents, family members, peers, employees, and vendors.
  • Ability to work in concert with all other departments to provide an exceptional resident experience.
  • Leadership skills to oversee and manage department.



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