Avamere

  • Director of Health Services (Registered Nurse) - Assisted Living

    Category
    Nursing
    Shift
    Day
    Hours
    Full-Time
    Union Position
    No
    Location
    Avamere at Chestnut Lane
    Address
    1219 NE 6th Street
    City
    Gresham
    State
    OR
    Zip
    97030
  • Overview

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     Director of Health Services (Registered Nurse): Avamere at Chestnut Lane

    Full-time Day Position Available

     

    Avamere at Chestnut Lane is a Deaf and Deaf/Blind Community. 

    The ideal candidate will be someone proficient in ASL or willing to learn (lessons will be provided).

     

     

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

      
    Avamere at Chestnut Lane
    1219 NE 6th Street.
    Gresham, OR 97030

     

     

    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

    Avamere at Chestnut Lane is an Assisted Living Community specializing in care for Deaf and DeafBlind residents. We are committed to providing quality care in a warm and friendly setting.  Avamere at Chestnut Lane is nationally recognized as one of the only senior communities in the United States that provides an environment that is focused on Deaf and DeafBlind culture.  We are located in the town of Gresham and are currently seeking top notch talent with a passion for the geriatric population and deaf culture to join our all-star team.  We are conveniently located right next to the MAX public transit station.  

     

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