Avamere

  • $5,000 Bonus! Director of Health Services RN

    Category
    Nursing
    Shift
    Day
    Hours
    Full-Time
    Union Position
    No
    Location
    Avamere at Bethany
    Address
    16360 NW Avamere Court
    City
    Portland
    State
    OR
    Zip
    97229
  • Overview

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    Now Hiring!

    $5,000 Sign on Bonus!

    ($2,500 to be paid after 90 days, $2,500 to be paid at 180 days)

     

    Director of Health Services/RN: Avamere at Bethany

    Full-time Day Shift Available

     

    Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com


    Avamere at Bethany
    16360 NW Avamere Court
    Portland, OR 97229
    503-690-2402

     

     

    Directors of Health Services (DHS’s) are Registered Nurses in our Community Based Care settings who direct and manage the healthcare services we provide.

    Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

    What do I do as a DHS?  The DHS leads, mentors, trains and supervises a team of care professionals to provide a comprehensive plan of care for each resident.  Our DHS’s work closely with our continuum of care providers to manage all levels of our residents’ needs. 

     

    Other day to day duties include:

    • Review physician orders and 24 hour reports.
    • Complete various assessments such as Change in Condition and Admission.
    • Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules.
    • Be a key player in all state and federal surveys, and in developing and deploying plans of correction.


    What is Community Based Care?  At Avamere, we look at Assisted Living and Senior Care as a comprehensive service line allowing our residents to enjoy independence and an activity, with the comfort of on-site healthcare and personal assistance.

    What other levels of care does the Avamere Family of Companies offer?

    • Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care
    • Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care
    • Rehabilitation services through Physical, Occupational, and Speech Pathology Therapies
    • Home Care, Home Health, and Hospice services
    • Hands on transition coordination through all healthcare environments, even outside our own!


    Why should I choose this role?  The DHS role is an exciting combination of leadership and hands on nursing practice.  You’ll also get to work Monday – Friday, and even that is flexible!  In the DHS role you can practice many different nursing fields including: geriatrics, mental health, case management, triage, cardiac orthopedics, wound care and hospice, just to name a few!  Additionally, the opportunities to grow within the company through the expanding Avamere Family and our Regional Support team are huge!


    What support can I expect in order to do my job well?
    As the DHS, you are the leader and organizer of healthcare services at one location, while having the infrastructure you need from a respected 20 year old company.  If nursing is your foundation, then Avamere wants to be your support beams.  We offer a Regional support team, which means you’ll receive advice a phone call away, monthly in-servicing, and frequent opportunities for continuing education.  We use PointClickCare for patient charting, which is a robust and state of the art electronic medical records software.


    What qualifications must I have?  The DHS is a Registered Nurse, and must have an active and unencumbered licensed to practice in the state the position is located.  Successful DHS’s are RN’s that want to be hands on, but also train and grow future generations of care providers.  Successful DHS’s also have a strong desire to provide the type of service that ALF residents require and deserve.

    Facility Information

    The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

     

    Avamere at Bethany offers independent living, assisted living and memory care. We are nestled between a beautifully manicured golf course and a public park with well-maintained walking trails in our backyard offers our residents a scenic and peaceful place for seniors. Our dedication to quality care is recognized on a national level by the American Health Care Association as a recipient of the Silver National Quality Award. Avamere at Bethany is currently seeking top notch talent with a passion for the geriatric population to join our all-star team.   

     

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