Brookdale Senior Living

  • Private Duty Agency Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
    Location : Name
    Brookdale Lake Shore Drive
    Location : Address
    2960 N. Lake Shore Drive
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.


    Manages the Personalized Living department within a community. Ensures the efficient and effective operation of
    the Personalized Living department and interdisciplinary team process.

    1. Provides direct management of all Personalized Living staff; to include coaching, counseling,
      disciplining and completing performance evaluations. Ensures adequate staffing coverage for the
      provision of services on a day-to-day basis.
    2. Motivates associates through staff appreciation, recognition, and incentive programs. Promotes
      positive associate relations and resolves grievances.
    3. Provides orientation, training, and education to staff on an ongoing basis. This includes classroom, in
      services and situation specific training.
    4. Ensures that community and corporate policies are disseminated and followed by all Personalized
      Living associates.
    5. Assists in the development and implementation of the annual Personalized Living budget.
    6. Works in conjunction with community associates and the administrator concerning the implementation
      and monitoring of program services and clinical program, if applicable and per state regulations.
    7. Ensures effective Performance Improvement Program.
    8. Partners with community administration in preparing for state survey or other regulatory processes.
    9. Markets the Personalized Living program to any appropriate audience.
    10. Delivers and coordinates clinical services for the program, if applicable, and per state regulations.  Responsible for the billing and scheduling of services or the delegation of such tasks. Coordinates alternative resources for associates and families.
    11. Manages documentation process to ensure completeness, accuracy, timeliness and compliance with
      guidelines. Complies with all Safety and Infection Control, Universal Precautions, and OSHA
    12. Maintains current knowledge of national and state requirements for scope of practice, supervision,
      credentialing and ongoing competency. Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and
      professional development.
    13. Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation, planning, implementation and follow-up
      of the Personalized Living programs.
    14. Maintains positive relationships and rapport with coworkers, residents, family members and
      community personnel. Participates in community committees as appropriate.
    15. Participates in handling “on call” duties after hours and weekends.
    16. Responds to calls after hours and weekends in a timely manner.
    17. Available to staff working after normal business hours as a resource and manager.

    This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not
    intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned
    by his/her supervisor.


    Education and Experience
    Licensed Practical Nurse; or Registered Nurse, Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Registered Nurse, pursuant to state
    regulations preferred. A minimum of five years related experience is required. Supervisory experience preferred.


    Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
    Must be over the age of 18. Ability to work varying hours, including weekends and holidays.


    Management/Decision Making
    Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within the department. Uses sound judgment
    and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a
    combination of these.


    Knowledge and Skills
    Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and
    work environment. Has working knowledge of a functional discipline. Effective oral and written communication
    skills. Excellent organizational and problem solving skills; strong supervisory skills; high degree of accuracy in all
    assignments; ability to work independently and manage time efficiently; high degree of initiative and creativity; good
    judgment; ability to employ professional ethics, and excellent analytical and clinical knowledge. Ability to project a
    positive and professional image at all times. Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks.


    Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    • Standing
    • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
    • Walking
    • Sitting
    • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.
    • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
    • Reach with hands and arms Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
    • Talk or hear
    • Exposure to latex
    • Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
    • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
    • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
    • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
    • Requires Travel: Occasionally
    • Vision

    Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.


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