Wellness Director (Full Time)

Rock Creek Senior Living
September 1, 2023
Ankeny, IA
Job Type


After spending 14 years in healthcare, I finally found my home with Arrow Senior Living. It's home-like environment is not just for the residents but for the team members as well. From day one you embrace the core values, and you see how they impact residents' quality of life. Arrow is a great company to grow with-it promotes within and the employee appreciation, incentives, and benefits are just a bonus on top of making residents and team members smile. I have become lifelong friends with this team, and I can happily say I love my job and enjoy coming to work.

-Arrow Team Member

Position- Wellness Director
Position Type: Full Time

Location: Ankeny, Iowa

Our starting wage for Wellness Directors is: $73,840+ !

Shift Schedule- Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Manager on Duty Weekend Rotation 10am-2pm

Come join our team at Rock Creek Senior Living located at 3602 NW 5 th St. Ankeny, Iowa 50023 !

We are looking for someone (like you):

Direct and maintain exceptional quality of care for all residents.

Provide oversight, training, motivation, and team building to Wellness staff.

Provide exceptional service to residents, families, and visitors.

Oversee department compliance and budget and ensure Wellness operates according to state guidelines and Arrow policies.

Present a professional demeanor that communicates a corporate philosophy of service, goodwill, and genuine interest, dignity, and respect, celebration, and choice in each resident's needs.

Oversee care companions and medication technicians.

Coordinate medication management.

Ensure outstanding and appropriate care is delivered while adhering to community policy, regulation, and law.

Chart resident notes appropriately.

Review end of shift notes.

Record new/changed physician orders.

Maintain healthcare provider relations.

Perform resident assessments according to established protocol.

Conduct appraisals of resident needs.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Respond to medical emergencies.

Monitor and record physical, mental, and emotional changes observed in residents.

Maintain current and accurate resident charts.

Assist in scheduling medical appointments and maintain a current medical appointment calendar.

Work with the Resident Services Director to implement appropriate activities.

Report regularly to the Executive Director to provide status reports and engage in strategic planning.

Develop and maintain positive working relationships with physicians.

Implement a general staff training program.

In conjunction with the Memory Care Director, implement a dementia specific staff orientation and training program for all employees.

Implement a medication training program.

Train staff using appropriate training materials.

Participate in community surveys.

Meet with families/residents during the admissions process.

Ensure rooms are ready for new residents.

Report any suspicion or evidence of elder abuse, mistreatment or neglect as outlined in Policies and Procedures.

What are we looking for?

You must have current Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing within state of employment.

Have at least two years' experience in resident care in assisted living.

Thorough working knowledge of current care standards and regulations.

Experience in hands-on care of memory-impaired residents.

Ability to maintain and update effective service plans.

Ability to supervise care staff.

Comprehensive working knowledge of current medication regulation and law.

Knowledge of requirements for providing care and supervision appropriate to residents.

Ability to communicate with physicians, pharmacies, families, and community staff.

Be in good health, and physically mental and capable of performing assigned tasks. Good physical health shall be verified by a health screening performed by a physician not more than (6) months prior to or (7) days after employment.

Demonstrate freedom from pulmonary tuberculosis within (7) days of employment.

Must be criminally cleared by DOJ and FBI prior to the initial presence in the facility.

Must have a clean driving record as per the insurance carrier's policy.

Employment Benefits (We value our benefits):

Company Match 401(k) with 100% match up to the first 3% and fully vested upon enrollment.

Medical, Dental, Vision insurance (1st of the month following 60 days of employment-Full Time)

Disability insurance (Full Time)

Employee assistance program

Weekly Employee Recognition Program

Life insurance (Full Time)

Paid time off (Full Time employees accrue up to 115 hours each year and Part Time accrue up to 30 hours each year)

Tuition Reimbursement (after 90 days for FT AND PT employees)

Employee Referral Program (FT, PT, and PRN)

Complimentary meal each shift (FT, PT, and PRN)

Daily Pay Option

Direct Deposit

Did we mention that we PROMOTE FROM WITHIN?

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Or, take a look at our website: https://rockcreekankeny.com/

Have questions? Want to speak to someone directly? Reach out by calling/texting your own recruiter, Cemma Hurn : 636-875-9849 .

Click here to hear about Arrow's Core Values!

About the company

Arrow Senior Living manages a collection of senior living communities that offer varying levels of care including independent living, assisted living, and memory care in 33 properties currently in 6 states (Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Arkansas) and employs nearly 1,900 employees !

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Arrow Senior Living serves and employs individuals of all faiths, regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age , or handicap, except as limited by state and federal law.

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