Traveling Director of Resident Care

at Five Star Senior Living Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Location Information
Forwood Manor is a beautiful community in Wilmington, DE, with more than 250 units offering independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care.
Key Responsibilities

The Clinical Specialist provides clinical leadership and direction at assigned communities that have a clinical need or vacant/new Director of Resident Care positions.
The Clinical Specialist will report directly to the Director of Clinical Services
QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or/or ability required.
Education and/or Experience:
Graduate of an accredited RN/LPN nursing program.
2+ years of relevant healthcare/senior living leadership experience.
Current, unencumbered RN/LPN license in assigned state(s)
Demonstrate clinical competency in the areas of; assessment, care planning/service planning, medication management, disease/healthcare management.
High-level proficiency in computer skills - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, EHR software.
Expert knowledge of state regulations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must maintain a valid, unrestricted RN/LPN license in primary state(s) of responsibility. Valid Driver's License required for travel.
Minimum Qualifications:
Must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of the organization.
Strong leadership, communication, organizational, analytical, and budgeting skills.
Expert clinical and critical thinking skills and ability to provide educational programs to varied levels of facility, regional and corporate staff.
Strong Interpersonal skills including active listening, ability to gain support through effective relationships and treating others with dignity and respect at all times.
Demonstrates effective time management skills.
Ability to travel extensively and accept a flexible working schedule.
Freedom from illegal use of drugs and the use of alcohol in the workplace.
Persons who have been convicted by a court of law or regulatory body of abusing, neglecting or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position.
Core Competencies
Leadership - models, advocates, communicates and leads in creating systems and programs that further attain Five Star values and goals:
Promotes the values and goals of Five Star. Partner with the Director of Clinical Services and Director of Operations to establish/manage Divisional Health and Wellness goals/outcomes. Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the Five Star organization. Serves as an expert/clinical resource, involving other departments to achieve quality resident outcomes. Models excellence and commitment to quality resident care and services. Demonstrates effective organizational, delegation and time management skills.
Human Resource Developer - in partnership with Director of Clinical, implements strategies to effectively recruit, retain, coach, educate and ensure meaningful work to maximize job satisfaction of our staff:
Provide support/coaching to Directors of Resident Care (DRC) and other clinical leadership team members. Collaborate with the Director of Operations and Director of Clinical Services in the DRC interview and hiring process.  Collaborate with the Director of Clinical Services to provide DRC orientation.  Conduct and facilitate group orientation programs/training. Facilitate/coordinate ongoing clinical and leadership related educational programs with DRC's and other clinical leadership team members.  May provide hands on assistance to communities in the region during a survey in the absence of the DRC or ED and/or as directed by the Director of Clinical May provide additional hands on assistance and oversight to communities in the region struggling with survey compliance or plan of correction implementation as directed by the Director of Clinical. May function as part of the mock survey team to assist with survey readiness.

Communication - demonstrates effective communication skills (written, verbal and listening)
Effectively communicate and collaborate with all levels of the Five Star organization.... For full info follow application link.


Five Star prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Job Posting: 1018577

Posted On: Aug 11, 2022

Updated On: Sep 10, 2022