Director of Health Services – Christian Health

October 20, 2021

***LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware is posting this on behalf of Christian Health.***

Director of Health Services | Longview Assisted Living Residences & The Courtyard at Longview

Christian Health – Wyckoff, New Jersey

Are you a seasoned and passionate clinical leader looking for a new opportunity with a reputable, award-winning organization that operates with integrity? If so, Christian Health is seeking a strong leader to manage the clinical operations at their Longview Assisted Living Residences, a beautiful, newly renovated, state-of-the-art Assisted Living Community located on their flagship campus in Wyckoff, New Jersey. We are seeking a clinical director who will be inspired to mentor and empower the nursing team as they strive to foster health, healing, and wellness for people of all ages in a compassionate and loving environment giving them the opportunity to live a fulfilling life as independently as possible.

Located in Bergen County, Christian Health provides a continuum of compassionate care to those facing a wide variety of concerns across the continuum including long-term care, memory support, post-acute and rehabilitation services, hospice, and mental health services. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organization that offers an incredible culture and strong staffing support to achieve success.

About Christian Health

For more than 100 years, Christian Health has been proud to foster health, healing, and wellness in northern New Jersey. Their commitment to caring begins with recognizing the intrinsic value of all people by helping each person achieve their best quality of life. Our goal is to meet each person’s physical needs and nurture their mental and spiritual well-being in the process. Situated on 78 acres overlooking the Ramapo Mountains, Christian Health is a non-profit organization serving all people regardless of race, sex, or religion. Christian Health has expanded to meet the changing needs of the community. It continues to offer care in a compassionate and loving environment consistent with the Christian values upon which they were founded, ministering to the whole person, recognizing that a person’s faith should be utilized, strengthened, and nourished

Position Summary:

Ensure appropriate and adequate numbers of clinical staff for all shifts and delegate authority, responsibility, and accountability to nursing supervisors to perform their assigned duties.

Maintain current nursing policies and procedures that meet all regulatory requirements and ensure nursing care is delivered within scope of practice, is of high quality, and meets the individual needs of those they serve.

Responsible for the competence of clinical staff through appropriate licensure and training.

Participate in environmental rounding and actively seek staff and resident input regarding safety concerns and immediately investigate potential risks, coordinate the completion of RCAs, identify process improvements, and ensure changes become embedded in day-to-day practice.

Maintain an accurate assessment of the cultural climate within the department and actively address impending conflicts and proactively address client and family concerns by performing thorough and fair investigations.

Collaborate with on and off-campus medical staff, clinical leaders, and other contracted agencies.

Share expertise and knowledge with other center leaders to promote service excellence through involvement in Nurse Executive Council and P&T committee.

Participate in campus wide planning, promoting, and conducting nursing performance improvement activities.

Oversee med pass observations and delegation process, complete appropriate assessments for potential residents during initial assessment, complete reviews to assure that all required documentation and assessments are completed in a timely manner, develop appropriate and timely Health Care Plans, and make recommendations/initiate transfer of residents as needed

As a member of the Nurse Executive Leadership Council, assist in the coordination, development, and oversight of nursing services and the cross-continuum of care throughout Christian Health, actively engage nurse leaders in organizational and clinical priorities, develop, implement, and evaluate nursing practices, policies/procedures/protocols, ensure coordinated oversight of quality indicators and clinical expectations for all contracted clinical services, and collaborate with Senior Management and Medical Staff on forward-thinking organizational strategyAssume administrative functions in absence of Administrator.

Qualification

Summary: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor’s degree preferred3-5 years’ experience in an administrative position3-5 years’ experience working with the elderly; Assisted Living experience preferred

Current, unencumbered RN license in the state of New Jersey

Must be CPR certified

We welcome your confidential expressions of personal interest and nominations of qualified colleagues. Inquiries and questions regarding this search may be directed to Lee Hanna at 740-602-8712.


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