Provides direct supervision of care giving within the community. Ensures residents are treated with respect and dignity recognizing individual needs and encouraging independence. Fosters a homelike atmosphere throughout the community.
Education and Experience
Associates degree in health care related field and/or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Refer to state specific regulations for qualifications required to assist with medications.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
In accordance with state law, may need to possess current state certification and follow regulations to maintain certification currency.
Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally
Knowledge and Skills
Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Office and e-mail (Microsoft Outlook or Exchange, preferred but not required). Basic typing skills essential. Ability to manage revenue and expense budget. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of the company. Ability to effectively communicate in English and understand and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.