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Director of Adult Services

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Freeport
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring We are now hiring a Director of Adult Services at Saint Joseph Village! Located in a tranquil setting close to major Freeport roads, Saint Joseph Village is easily accessible. This 120-bed community offers short-stay rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care. We make every effort to help our residents feel comfortable, respected and loved. Many of our staff members are long-tenured and form close relationships with residents. A kind word, a shared laugh or a heartfelt hug can brighten a day. This position is Full-Time, Monday through Friday, salaried. What You Will Do Oversee all related operations and provides supervision and leadership to ensure that services provided meet with current best professional practices and adhere to all legal and regulatory requirements while ensuring that persons receiving services are treated with the highest degree of dignity and respect. Identify health, education and psycho-social needs of older individuals in the community and develop programs, projects, and activities based on assessed needs. Develop and implement ongoing quality improvement activities; ensure operational compliance with all applicable policies and procedures. Ensure that services provided are centered around individual needs and preferences; Recommend appropriate staffing patterns and physical plant needs necessary to meet the needs of persons served. Ensure that direct support staff are receiving effective operational supervision and support; provide effective supervision and leadership and evaluate departmental and individual performance and productivity while managing resources to ensure efficient and effective operations. What You Will Need Licensure / Certification / Registration: BLS Provider, preferred. Education: High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred. Work Experience: 5 years of experience required. 10 years of experience preferred. 2 years of leadership or management experience required. 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred. Additional Preferences No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage. We're the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care. More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension - professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care - including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension Living is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: EEO is the Law Poster Supplement Please note that Ascension Living will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension Living will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. E-Verify

Keywords: Ascension Health, Rockford , Director of Adult Services, Executive , Freeport, Illinois

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