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Highgate Senior Living Account Healthcare Director / Director of Nursing in Bellingham, Washington

Salaried position, RN required

LOVE YOUR WORK. JOIN OUR TEAM.:

Licensed nurse with elder care experience sought to oversee and manage resident assessments, medication program and supervision of day-to-day nursing activities. Highgate prides itself in providing professional, trustworthy care to our cherished residents. Responsibilities range from basic medical assistance to highly complex care for those with physical and/or cognitive impairments. Compassion for seniors a must!

A community, not a facility. As thought leaders in the industry, we take a positive, holistic approach to senior care and encourage independence, as people are happiest when they can make their own choices. We provide opportunities for physical activity, social engagement, intellectual stimulation, spiritual involvement, and fun. We treat our residents and our team members like family.

HIGHGATE OFFERS:

  • A beautiful, friendly work environment

  • The opportunity to make a difference in the quality of life of our very special residents

  • Competitive salary depending on experience

  • A stable schedule

  • Room for professional growth and development

  • Benefits including medical, dental, short- and long-term disability and life insurance, sick/vacation pay, holiday pay, tuition assistance, paid maternity/paternity leave, paid bereavement, and matching 401 (k)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 21+ years of age

  • Current nursing license

  • Ability to deliver and supervise resident care, based on ASP Workbook

  • Ability to perform duties in accordance with state and federal regulations and Highgate Senior Living policies and procedures

  • Minimum 18 years of age

  • Current (or obtain) CPR and First Aid certification

  • Current TB test

  • Health screening and fingerprinting (California only)

  • Negative criminal record/background statement

  • Ability to see, hear, sit, stand, bend, lift, and move continuously during work hours

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Meet all criteria as required by state and local licensing agencies

  • Basic computer and email skills

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

  • Good judgement, problem-solving and decision-making abilities

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