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Wellness Director/DON (Full Time)

Rock Creek Senior Living
Ankeny, IA 50023
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Wellness Director



Job Description

Company Philosophy

Arrow Senior Living Management believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success in fulfilling our mission to provide exceptional, loving and dignified care. That contribution should not be limited by assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designated to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the individual or the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Key Accountability

To direct and maintain an exceptional quality of care for all of our residents through motivation, innovation, training, and scheduling as well to provide exceptional customer service.


  • 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.
  • Coordination of 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 Coordinator 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 physician.
  • Implement a general staff training program.
  • Implement a dementia specific staff orientation and training program.
  • 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.


  • Must have current RN license in good standing.
  • 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 the requirements for providing care and supervision appropriate to the 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.


Posted: 2023-03-15 Expires: 2023-04-16

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