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The Bridge at Ooltewah

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Assistant Resident Care Director

Location: Ooltewah, TN

Job Description

Assistant Resident Care Director
The Bridge at Ooltewah

Position type: Full-time
Shift: various shifts with on-call rotation nights and weekends

Position Summary

The Assistant Resident Care Director assists the Resident Care Director in planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Resident Care department to ensure the delivery of quality assisted living services focused on maximizing residents' individual capabilities in accordance with all laws, regulations and Century Park standards. Reports to Resident Care Director.



  • Must have a minimum of ASN degree from accredited college or university (LPN or RN)
  • Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State
  • Must maintain an active nursing license in good standing throughout employment
  • One (1) years supervisory experience preferred
  • Must have CPR certification upon hire, or obtain during Orientation, and certification must remain current throughout employment

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Assists Resident Care Director with administrative tasks (scheduling, training, supervising)
  • Reports all changes in resident conditions to Resident Care Director or Executive Director
  • Provides hands-on medication assistance to residents and monitoring med passes
  • Reads 24-hour log at beginning of shift
  • Insures report is given to staff for next shift
  • Assists new residents with adjustment to community
  • Follows QMPI program
  • Compliant with infection control guidelines
  • Routinely checks residents to ensure resident care needs are being met
  • Verifies residents are present for meals and checks on those not attending unless notified otherwise in advance
  • Participates in assessment meetings and update service plans as needed (communicates changes to care staff)
  • Oversees care aides including assignments, schedule, hiring, disciplinary recommendations, and ongoing development
  • Participates in Fall prevention meetings
  • Makes routine and regular rounds to check on care aides performance and provide assistance and/or guidance as needed
  • Order clinical supplies as needed
  • Participates in Resident Retention Program
  • Ensures accurate and timely documentation in chart of resident clinical status and needs, and communicates with physician or other healthcare providers as needed

Additional Requirements

  • Must enjoy serving seniors
  • Must demonstrate excellent customer service and hospitality
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, nursing staff, and all other staff
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing administration practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing administration functions in an assisted living community
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the resident care department
  • Must be able to perform duties of Resident Care Director, in their absence
  • Must perform proficiently in all applicable competency areas
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Century Park's Code of Ethics and completes all required compliance training

Who We Are

At Century Park Associates, we are dedicated to creating an enriching lifestyle for our residents and a rewarding work environment for our valued associates. We take pride in providing an atmosphere where relationships of trust, leadership and personal ethics are not only valued, but expected of all our associates. Our “people come first” approach ensures that excellence, respect and outstanding service are apparent in all we do as an organization. We believe in caring for and loving our residents and strongly support their ability to continue growing, learning and contributing. Every day, team members at Century Park Associates choose to go beyond their job descriptions, exceeding expectations, on behalf of their residents. They have learned that those who go the extra mile receive rewards - happiness of heart and peace of mind.

Benefits of Joining our Team

  • Opportunity to partner with a high energy, dynamic and professional team in the growing senior housing industry
  • Continuing Education opportunities
  • Competitive compensation and a great benefit package including 401(k)
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance



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