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RN Executive Director of Assisted Living
Come find out what makes 75 State Street so special!

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Senior Living Community in Portland, Maine is currently accepting applications for a RN Executive Director of Assisted living. As a not for profit, It is our mission to provide excellent care and customer service to Seniors and their families. If you share this ideal and wish to be considered to join our leadership team, we encourage you to apply. Located in the historic West End neighborhood, 75 State Street is a nonprofit senior community offering a continuum of care that includes Independent Living and 69 beds of Assisted Living. We care deeply about people – both for our residents who rely on 75 State Street to provide a safe, supportive environment in which to age in place, and for our staff – without whom we could not maintain our stellar reputation for care and community. When it comes to our staff, we strive to create strong teams, meaningful career growth, and an outstanding work environment.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provide the day-to-day direction and administration of licensed residential care facility. This position is responsible for the overall operation of the assisted living program, including program administration, financial management, planning, development, staff management, and delivery of high-quality services. Compliance with not only the mission of Avesta Housing, but also all applicable laws, regulations, and code of ethics consistent with appropriate standards of conduct, must be always ensured. Demonstrate commitment to maintain high standards while creatively working on constant improvement and continuing trend of operating a facility that is viewed as an industry leader.

RN or LPN license is required. Must have a minimum five (5) years hands-on experience in Senior Living, geriatric nursing and/or long-term care. Candidates must possess the proven leadership skills to carry out the goals, policies, and procedures of the Community. Prior experience in an Assisted Living, Long Term Care or Skilled Nursing facility is highly desired and necessary. This is a hands-on, team-oriented position - reporting directly to the VP of senior living.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Manage financial goals, including preparation and administration of annual Assisted living budget and input into the prioritization of planned and unplanned expenditures, and maintaining operations within staffing guidelines based on occupancy/acuity metrics.
  • Based at 75 State Street, hire, direct, supervise and evaluate health services staff, including training and orientation programs at 75 State Street.
  • Ensure nursing coverage, to include on call coverage is in alignment with operating budgets and residents care plans.
  • In collaboration with sales and marketing director and the VP of senior living: plan, development and implement outreach plans and support sales and census goals for assisted living.
  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of resident assessments and service plans, utilizing input from resources such as residents, family members/responsible parties, physicians, care providers, and health services staff.
  • Lead and direct the assisted living program in a fair and consistent manner that will provide excellent resident care and maximize staff participation while maintaining a strong commitment to the AL mission.
  • Ensure that each resident’s abilities and needs are addressed in keeping with the mission of the facility, that a pertinent service plan based on the assessment is developed, and that each resident’s service plan is appropriately managed.
  • Oversee all aspects of resident care to include MDS, care planning, resident assessments, and discharge planning.
  • Manage and operate the AL program to maintain ongoing compliance with appropriate standards. Ensure that the program is prepared for inspection by regulatory agencies through regular auditing and updating of program policies and procedures.
  • Develop, maintain, and carry out written policies and procedures consistent with regulations outlined in Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs: Level IV Private Non-Medical Institutions, published by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services. Develop other policies as needed to ensure the orderly conduct of residential care, including coordination and implementation of policies and procedures, resident care, grievance procedures, personnel management, training and development, and emergency procedures.
  • Participate and plan annual in-service or continuing education programs relevant to the program, population being served, and/or administrative job duties.
  • Direct the AL program to provide a safe environment which supports the residents’ rights to freedom from abuse, neglect or exploitation.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with residents, including solicitation and measurement of feedback, implementation of suggestions whenever possible, and development of an annual program for evaluation/quality improvement
  • Uphold a positive, respectful environment in which both employees and residents feel comfortable, while still maintaining staff accountability.
  • Manage financial goals, including preparation and administration of annual Assisted living budget and input into the prioritization of planned and unplanned expenditures, and maintaining operations within staffing guidelines based on occupancy/acuity metrics.
  • Schedule, attend and participate in regular staff meetings.
  • Maintain an understanding of the aging process.
  • Maintain confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Participate with Manager On Duty program, working weekends on a rotating basis with other department heads.
  • Value and foster an environment that ensures respect, support and safety for all members of the 75 State Street community, and actively promote the expansion of ideas, perspectives, and understanding that comes from having a diverse and inclusive community.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:
Participate on committees as assigned. Promote connection between residential care program and Avesta. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • RN or LPN license required
  • Level IV Residential Care Facility Administrator’s License or a Multi-Level Long Term Care Administrator’s License or be able to obtain either within 6 months.
  • Working understanding of Maine Care as it relates to residential care is desired.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to conceptualize, organize and implement a plan for the program, anticipate problems, predict outcomes and plan for the future.
  • Experience in nursing, health, human services and/or community services field.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs.
  • Experience in recruitment and management of personnel.
  • Demonstrated understanding of how assisted living/residential care programs function from governing bodies to financing.
  • Knowledge of the community service network and resources.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate the program philosophy and goals.
  • Willingness to respond to issues as they arise, including availability during non-working hours.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to grow position with changing needs of organization, including possibility of taking on expanded programs related to the elderly.
  • Demonstrated skills in financial management. Comprehensive understanding of resident’s rights. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and supervisory skills. Demonstrated ability in interpersonal and business communications.
  • Collaborative approach and respectful relationship style with colleagues and consultants.
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail and ability to multi- task.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; ability to use relevant software and technology, such as point click care.
Benefits: Excellent benefit package including employer paid health, dental, vision, 401(k) with immediate vested match, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, life, long and short term disability, paid holidays, paid parental leave, and generous earned time. Excellent working environment.
Position: RN Executive Director of Assisted Living
Organization: 75 State Street
Location: Portland,  ME 
United States
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Posting Start Date: 6/23/2022
Date Posted: 6/23/2022
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Status: This listing expires on: 9/23/2022
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