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LeadingAge Georgia is the statewide association that represents the key not-for-profit and other mission-driven organizations dedicated to providing quality housing, health care, and community-based services that people need, when they need them, in the places they call home. Our members offer the full array of aging services in Georgia: adult day services, home & community-based services, senior retirement housing, assisted living communities, continuing care retirement communities, nursing homes and hospice care. These providers are committed to advancing the vision of healthy, affordable and ethical long-term care for older Georgians.

LeadingAge Georgia philosophy, summarized by the phrase "Communities that Care", is based on a commitment to care for the total person. Our members demonstrate a concern for the social, spiritual, environmental and health needs of the older person entrusted to their care. We recognize that long-term care housing and community services should be tailored to individual needs. Members are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for older adults by placing the needs of the individuals served above all else. Not-for-profit providers turn any surplus revenue back into improving facilities and expanding services, and exist for only one reason: to provide high quality services for their residents and clients.

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    Health Services Senior Activities Coordinator

    Lenbrook in Atlanta, GA


    Job Summary

    This person provides for an ongoing program of programs and events designed to meet, in accordance with state and federal regulations, philosophy of whole person wellness and resident centered care.

    Job Qualifications

    Education: Completion or enrollment of a Dietary Manager/Tech program, a graduate of an approved food service supervisor course, or possess AS degree in food management.

    Essential Functions of the Job

    • Plan, prepare, implement and supervise person-centered individual and group programs and events to promote sensory stimulation for the Health Care Center and Assisted Living residents.

    • Accurate and timely document (daily) resident attendance and level of enjoyment and participation in individual and group activity

    • Assists residents to and from daily activities and encourages participation in programming.

    • Assist in completing comprehensive and quarterly assessments of each resident and participate in weekly care plan meetings as requested by the Senior Activities Coordinator. 

    • Assist senior coordinator with ordering / purchasing supplies 

    • Create monthly flyers and other publications / communications as requested or as needed. 

    • Distribute a community newsletter and/or calendar to residents and/or designated responsible parties, in accordance with company and regulatory requirements and guidelines 

    • Arrange safe transportation and appropriate supervision for external activities.

    • Ensure resident safety during all activities whether inside or outside the community complying with community safety regulations and policies and any regulatory requirements

    • Assist residents with toileting, feeding and grooming. 

    • Ensure that each resident has received their daily mail. 

    • Assist with recruiting, training, coordination and supervision of volunteers in relation to Programs and Events. 

    • Assist in maintaining records for safety.

    • Attend in-services and training, as required.

    Experience

    • High School diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred. (Preference for music, occupational therapy or recreational therapy) or equivalent combination of experience and education.
    • A minimum of one year’s experience in activity planning or music, occupational or recreational therapy with knowledge in federal and state regulations in a Health Care setting.
    • Certification in Activities Director is a plus (e.g NCCAP)
    • Long-term acute rehab experience or other relevant experience is a plus

    Skills Required

    • Must have sincere interest in working with elders and possess patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm
    • Ability to plan and assume a leadership role in all programs.
    • Ability to comprehend memos, reports, and a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize.
    • Must be flexible regarding work schedule and willing to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays.
    • Must function in a confidential manner.
    • Must demonstrate the Lenbrook Way Service Standards and Values
    • Basic knowledge of audiovisual equipment.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with all departments
    • Must be able to drive a 14-person bus, CDL license preferred

    Physical, Mental, and Environmental Working Conditions

    • Must be in good physical and mental health.
    • Ability to bend, squat and kneel.
    • Must be able to push, pull, or lift objects in excess of 50 pounds.
    • Requires reaching above, below and at shoulder level.

    General Information

    • All requirements of this position are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
    • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying
      this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other
      job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
    • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. To perform this job successfully,
      the employee will possess abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
    • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise; Lenbrook is an at-will employer.


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    Resident Services Manager

    Resident Services Manager for Wesley Woods Senior Living in Atlanta, GA


    Position Summary

    Wesley Woods Senior Living - Atlanta, GA
    Under the general supervision of the Residential Administrator, the Manager of Resident Services will be responsible for the day to day operations and management of a multiple care program, according to the community and licensure requirements and regulations.


    Key Responsibilities

    1. Responsible for 24 hours, 7 days a week coverage for the Personal Care Program. Responds to all emergencies within program according WWSL standards and procedures. 

    2. Perform all resident assessments prior to admissions and on an ongoing basis; supervise the day to day coordination of Resident Care.

    3. Conducts regular residents/family conferences, monitoring changes in status and Care Plan Adjustments. Lead Care Plan Team, preparing and monitoring the Care Plan Task List, and the General shift checklist, and weekly Medication Assistance Record, ensuring all appropriate documentation according to all requirements and regulations. Oversees Resident Files and all required files and required documentation.

    4. Manages personal care staff in accordance with WWSL Human Resources policies, providing leadership in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, orientation/training, verifying time-keeping and attendance, corrective action/disciplining and evaluating staff performance reviews in collaboration with the Residential Administrator and Human Resources.

    5. Care Manager for residents: contacting physicians, family members, and community agencies to obtain specific orders and information as may be necessary in coordinating residents care.

    6. Effectively promotes positive and cooperative teamwork with all facility staff, volunteers, residents and family members, according to the organizational philosophy and values. Promote Personal Care Services wellness model, enabling residents to remain as independent as possible as long as possible.

    7. Serve as a member of the facility Management team and attend all required educational, staff, Advisory Board and Sub-committee meetings as requested and assigned. Collaborate on plans for outreach services, recommending changes to policies, standards and procedures as necessary.

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred, and three to five years of experience in managing a personal care home or assisted living community. 

    2. Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality.

    3. Ability to manage problems with sensitivity to the situation.

    4. Must have excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

    5. Must comply with all regulations and requirements for licensure, and corporate guidelines.

    6. Prefer at least 2 years of experience supervising resident care staff.

    Working Conditions

    Normal office environment in retirement residence and personal care community.

    Essential Functions of the Position

    1. Ability to read and understand written and spoken English words and sentences.

    2. Ability to communicate orally and in writing, English words and sentences.

    3. Ability to perform duties and responsibilities promptly and consistently with little direct
    supervision in planning and organizing of work.

    4. Ability to judge the appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances or problems.

    5. Must be flexible to work varied schedule and various jobs, based on needs.

    6. Must have basic P.C. skills, or be willing to receive training.

    7. Ability to project enthusiasm and energy.

    8. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality

    9. Skills in collaborative management to lead diverse staff.

    10. Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

    11. Ability and willingness to drive van/car and assist residents in and out of vehicles. Must
    maintain driving record according to company expectations.

    EEO/AA STATEMENT:

    Wesley Woods does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran/Reserve/National Guard status. The above statements are intended to generally describe the work being performed by people to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills, required of the personnel so classified. Based on established department or facility standards, employees may not perform all the duties listed in this job description.

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    Director of Nursing

    The Marshes of Skidaway Island in Savannah, Georgia.

    Job Summary

    The Marshes of Skidaway Island is a premier Life Plan retirement community located on scenic Skidaway Island in Savannah, Georgia. Hospitality and providing extraordinary care are the hallmarks of our community. We are currently seeking a Director of Nursing to provide leadership for our 5-star rated Health Center.

    The Director of Nursing (DON) provides clinical leadership for our long-term care and assisted living communities. The DON is responsible for the supervision of staff and the overall operations of the Nursing Department, including budgeting and regulatory compliance. The right candidate will have a passion for ensuring our residents have the highest quality of care.

    Job Qualifications

    • Registered nurse with a current license in the State of Georgia and current CPR.
    • Two years’ experience in geriatric nursing and/or B.S. Degree in nursing is required.
    • Minimum of two years nursing administration experience is required, preferably in a long-term care setting. NADONA certification a plus.
    • Knowledge of regulatory compliance and Continuing Care Retirement Community operations is preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience in interviewing/selecting, evaluating, training, coaching and motivating staff.
    • Participation in professional organizations, dealing primarily in geriatrics preferred.
    • Basic computer proficiency required.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.

    EOE / Drug Free Workplace
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    Dining Services Manager

    Royal Oaks in Dalton, GA

    Job Summary

    Direct the staff and operations of the Dining Services Department.

    Job Qualifications

    Education: Completion or enrollment of a Dietary Manager/Tech program, a graduate of an approved food service supervisor course, or possess AS degree in food management.

    Licensure:

    None

    Experience

    Three to five years previous work related experience in the hospitality, restaurant or dining services industry.

    Skills

    Ability to supervise Dining Services staff, knowledge of Dining Service operations.

    Physical, Mental, and Environmental Working Conditions:

    Work in a typical kitchen and dining setting subject to hazards associated with such an environment including wet surfaces, cleaning and cooking equipment and sharp instruments. Also works in a typical office environment. Subject to extreme temperature changes and chemical hazard.

    Royal Oaks promotes a clean air environment in all areas of the community both inside and outside, therefore, smoking is not permitted in the community.

    Moderate amount of lifting, pushing, pulling, stooping and bending. Extended periods of standing or walking are required. Must be able to work at unprotected heights (stepladder).

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    RN Nurse Manager/Supervisor

    Canterbury Court in Atlanta

    Canterbury Court is looking for RN Nurse Manager/Supervisor to join our family. This is a full-time position located in the long-term care division of our Life Plan Community (LPC). We invite you to experience Canterbury Court.

    Responsibilities

    The general responsibilities of the RN Manager/Supervisor fall within five general categories.

    • Supervisory
    • Administrative
    • Advocacy
    • Clinical
    • Educational

    Supervisory

    In fulfilling her primary duties and responsibilities, the RN Manager/Supervisor must wear many hats. He or she will be responsible for the supervision of nursing staff as well as the overall monitoring of patient care. Leadership and diplomacy are absolute requirements as well as having effective communication skills. The RN Nurse Manager/ Supervisor shall exercise professional judgement in carrying out a variety of activities that maximize the well-being and quality of life of residents.

    Administrative:

    • Review facility policies and procedures as part of the facility’s interdisciplinary team to assure compliance with Georgia Department of Community Health regulations.
    • Participate in reviewing and setting policies concerning resident care and quality of life.
    • Understand and meet all government requirements for Personal Care resident’s documentation.
    • Responsible for admission and discharges of all residents and ensure that all regulatory requirements are met
    • Check the CMS website (www.cms.gov) frequently for updates, information and training opportunities to ensure that were meeting all regulatory requirements
    • Responsible for overseeing the Central Supplies/Administrative clerk submitting monthly charges to Finance office and all other duties related to that position.
    • Develop, Review and Provide coverage for the Nursing staff Schedule.
    • Responsible for overseeing the resident Medical Record file electronic and hard copy per HIPAA compliance.

    Advocacy:

    • Work with the interdisciplinary team and administration to promote and protect resident rights. Prevent and address resident abuse, as mandated by law and professional licensure.
    • Work with resident, families, significant other, and staff to provide support, information, for taking a more proactive role in self-advocacy to improve the quality of life/care for individual residents and those who live and work within the Personal Care and the community at large.

    Clinical:

    • Establishes nursing care standards based on best practices and latest research.
    • Ensures that patient care meets these standards
    • Analyzes patient records (PCC) to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of care.
    • Handles complaints from patients, families and nursing associates
    • Ensures that medical supplies, medications, resident’s linen, laundry; and equipment are well- taking care and well-stocked.
    • May hire and train associates.
    • Licensing and Educational Requirements.
    • Is responsible 24/7 for the total nursing care of residents in SNF and PC.
    • Can recognize significant changes in the condition of residents and take necessary action, i.e. referral for level of care changes
    • Have working knowledge of all Residents under Nursing Care at Canterbury Court.
    • Ensure that all medications are administered in accordance with doctor's orders.
    • Make meaningful rounds of all residents utilizing Resident Assessment in PCC.
    • Ensure that the individual Resident Assessment is followed and meet the resident's needs according to generally accepted nursing practices in the State of Georgia.
    • Responds to emergency calls in IL, provided such response does not compromise the quality of care to the residents in licensed beds, both skilled and PC. Emergency calls in IL may always be immediately referred to 911.
    • Make rounds with physician and record visits in chart.
    • Recommend conference with Director of nursing as needed and participate in staff meetings to keep staff performing at optimum level.
    • Must always consult with DON on recommendations, questions, or concerns

    Educational:

    • Educate staff regarding the role of the RN Manager/Supervisor and Canterbury Court and the medical needs of residents and their families/significant others, including the problems of aging and disability.
    • Ensure that new employees and current employees receive proper training and education according to generally accepted nursing practices in the State of Georgia.
    • Educate staff regarding cultural diversity and each staff member’s importance when caring for residents.
    • Keep a tickler file and ensure Certified Nursing Assistants receive CEU’s in order to maintain certification current

    Knowledge:

    • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict negotiation skills in issues of staff to staff, staff to resident, staff and family, and resident to resident and between various departments.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills; Computer literate: Word, Excel, Power Point, PCC. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language.
    • Thorough understanding of Federal and State rules, regulations, policies and guidelines governing labor, payroll and employee issues related to their job.

    Skills:

    • The RN Manager must have skills in communication, assessment and critical thinking. He or she should be able to work effectively with a variety of disciplines in an individual and team setting. He or She should have the ability to implement pertinent state regulations through Georgia Department of Community Health.

    Abilities:

    • Demonstrated leadership and management skills, dependability and a positive demeanor
    • Should have knowledge of State and Federal Health Care Regulations, Laws and procedures
    • Strong inter-personal skills; Able to relate well with managers, directors, staff and larger community; Able to collaborate with peer directors and supervisors to integrate and coordinate care management issues with corporation’s goals.
    • Must be able to work in a culturally diverse environment and consistently exhibit behaviors of equal opportunity and inclusivity

    ADDITIONAL DUTIES

    • In addition to duties describe on the RN Manager/Supervisor job description, please do the following on the shift that you work. As part of the management team you are designated to be “on call” every other weekend. Meaning the nursing staff will call you if they need your assistance.
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    Director of Development and Communications

    Athens Community Council on Aging in Athens

    Director of Development and Communications

    Job Overview and Requirements

    Are you ready to bring your talent and expertise to an innovative non-profit organization providing quality services to the largest growing segment of our population? Do you seek work that is challenging, meaningful, and fun? Does your best day at work include knowing that what you’ve done has made a measurable difference in someone’s life?

    ACCA is looking for a Director of Development and Communications to complete our leadership team and manage the strategic growth and coordination of our fundraising efforts.

    About Us

    Founded in 1967, the Athens Community Council on Aging is a private, non-profit organization providing services to older adults and adults with disabilities in 26 counties of Northeast and East Georgia. Through innovative program and service delivery, ACCA provides opportunities for individuals of all ages and abilities to live and age well.

    Our Story

    Older adults are the fastest growing segment of our population in Northeast Georgia. Throughout ACCA’s history, we have offered vital services to older adults and adults with disabilities that meet the current and emerging needs of this population. ACCA must respond to the rapidly growing number of individuals in need of services while ensuring that the programs and services we provide remain innovative, relevant and meet the specific needs of older adults in Northeast Georgia.

    Reporting to the President/CEO, the Director of Development and Communications will be responsible for the design and implementation of ACCA’s fundraising efforts with an emphasis on donor relations and communication. This person will cultivate and manage ACCA’s culture of generosity and gratitude and ensure that all ambassadors (board, CEO and staff) have what they need to be successful in their efforts to increase financial resources.

    The Director of Development and Communications will develop systems, research prospects and ‘set the table’ for the President/CEO to cultivate prospects, steward donors and close gifts. This person will lead the efforts of the Outreach and Special Events Coordinator, overseeing the planning and execution of ACCA special events. In addition, s/he will work collaboratively with senior leadership to develop and implement communication strategies to broaden the impact of ACCA’s programs and oversee organizational messaging. S/he will work as a staff liaison with the Board Development committee to ensure that the board has tools and training and is fully engaged in the efforts to raise needed funds. Our hope is to add an emerging leader to our team who will partner with us to ensure that ACCA remains the premier provider of aging services in Georgia.

    Our Story

    President/CEO

    Supervises

    Outreach and Special Events Coordinator

    Supervises

    Outreach and Special Events Coordinator

    Essential Responsibilities

    Development

    • Develop and execute ACCA’s annual fundraising plan to include goals and strategies for major gifts, direct mail, special events, private foundations and corporate sponsorships.
    • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations.
    • Manage the implementation of ACCA’s fundraising software and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing.
    • Utilizing donor data, create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual, individual, foundation and corporate donors.
    • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with ACCA donors.
    • In collaboration with the Board of Directors, committees/sub-committees and the President/CEO and staff, oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of fundraising events, donor receptions and events, and other special events.
    • Provide the front-line support of ACCA’s Development efforts through a variety of stewardship activities, including but not limited to online, print, written acknowledgements and special events.
    • Provide on-going development and stewardship reports to the President/CEO, Program Staff and ACCA Board of Directors. Communications
    • Collaborate with the CEO and leadership team to develop and implement communications strategies that will broaden programmatic reach, deepen impact and share success.
    • Ensure that ACCA’s developed "core" messages maintain organizational consistency.
    • Serve as executive editor for the organization's website, Connections magazine and social media activities.
    • In coordination with the President/CEO, oversee organizational response to inquiries about the ACCA.
    • Cultivate and Manage ACCA’s culture of generosity and gratitude through the coordination of a structured and systematic stewardship communications program to include recognition of donors of all levels, correspondence with donors detailing/demonstrating the impact of gifts and providing effective interpersonal communications via phone, online and face to face.

    Team Development/Leadership

    • Oversee, direct, and organize the work of the Outreach and Special Events Coordinator.
    • Promote a culture of high performance teamwork and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.
    • Ensure staff member receives timely and appropriate training and development.
    • Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach: assign accountabilities; set objectives; establish priorities; and monitor and evaluate results.
    • Raise the bar for excellence and celebrate progress.

    Strategy, Vision, Leadership

    • Serve as a member of ACCA’s Leadership Team and contribute to the development of ACCA’s strategic goals and objectives.
    • Represent the organization externally, as necessary.
    • Maintain continuous lines of communication, keeping the President/CEO informed of all critical issues.

    Essential Requirements:

    • We stay busy but like to have fun! A great sense of humor is a must!
    • In love with ACCA and its mission and ready to shout it from the rooftops.
    • Impeccable written and oral communication skills.
    • Ridiculously detail oriented.
    • Knows how to build a relationship via phone or email.
    • A minimum of two years non-profit experience with preferred experience in a development role.
    • Goal oriented.
    • Able to work some evenings and weekends.
    • Valid Georgia Driver’s License required

    Our Hiring Process & Timeline:

    • We will receive and review resumes through January 24, 2020.
    • We will begin scheduling interviews on January 27, 2020.
    • In-person interviews will begin on January 28, 2020. If you are chosen for an in-person interview, we will ask for two work samples relevant to this position (ex: a process you created, writing sample or other relevant materials).
    • Finalists will be invited to a second-round interview and we will make an offer shortly after.
    • We would like to have the selected candidate start no later than middle to late February.

    In all of its activities, hiring, and operations, ACCA complies with federal law, does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. The Agency shall be committed to providing an inclusive environment for all clients, staff, vendors, suppliers, contractors, board members, visitors, and volunteers.

    Benefits:

    • Annual Leave
    • Sick Leave
    • 10 paid holidays
    • Health, dental and vision insurance offered
    • Company-paid life insurance
    • Company-paid long-term disability
    • 403(b) with agency match after 1 year of service

    Applicants must fully complete an agency application form and submit a cover letter and resume in order to receive consideration. 

    Athens Community Council on Aging, 135 Hoyt Street, Athens, Georgia 30601.

    Visit www.accaging.org Now
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    Maintenance Technician

    Canterbury Court in Atlanta

    Canterbury Court is looking for a Maintenance Technician to join our family. This is a full-time position located in the Plant Operations division of our Life Plan Community (LPC). The Maintenance Technician must have a sincere desire to serve older adults in a quality continuing care setting and must strive to provide excellence and consistency in facilities. We invite you to experience Canterbury Court.


    Job Responsibilities

    • Responsible for performing routine repairs and maintenance on equipment, building and grounds
    • Responsible for maintaining the building in good condition, keeping it free of hazards such as those caused by electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling systems, etc.
    • Changing filters in heating and air conditioning units
    • Keeps exterior grounds free of litter and keeps grounds watered regularly.
    • On call for emergencies
    • Assists with all in-house moves.
    • Keeps work areas and storage rooms neat and orderly.
    • Follows established safety rules and policies and procedures of the facility.
    • Performs minor interior and exterior repairs on both as scheduled and as-needed basis in compliance with established Maintenance Department safety rules, policies and procedures.
    • Performs painting, minor carpentry and structural work such as drywall repair/replacement and wallpapering.

    Education and Experience

    • High School or GED equivalent
    • Must have thorough knowledge of general maintenance such as plumbing, electrical, painting, and carpet installation

    Preferred Education and Experience

    • At least two years’ previous facility maintenance experience. Must be in good mental and physical condition, able and willing to perform duties inside and outside when necessary. Should be honest, possess good judgment, tact, compassion, and integrity.
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    Floor Tech/Houseman

    Canterbury Court in Atlanta

    Canterbury Court is looking for a Floor Technician/Houseman to join our family. This is a full-time position located in the Hospitality division of our Life Plan Community (LPC). We invite you to experience Canterbury Court.


    Responsibilities

    • Performs general cleaning duties in apartments consisting of dusting furniture, vacuuming floors, emptying trash, changing bed linens, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen units thoroughly, sweeping balconies, washing glass doors, cleaning ceiling vents.
    • Cleans floor lounges which involves sweeping balconies, cleaning mirrors, dusting furniture, vacuuming carpets, washing windows, defrosting and cleaning refrigerators, cleaning stoves, ovens, and kitchen units.
    • Clean floor laundry rooms by mopping floors, cleaning dryer vents and washing appliances.
    • Performs other cleaning duties on floor chutes and floor hallways.
    • Maintains equipment which includes vacuums and carts.
    • Uses cleaning substances in a safe and responsible manner.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience

    • Minimum grammar school education. Must be able to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions.
    • Some experience helpful. Training will be provided for all required functions. Should be honest, possess good judgement, tact, compassion and integrity.
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