Wellness Director, Residential Care/Assisted Living Salary
A Wellness Director, Residential Care/Assisted Living earns an average salary of $57,816 per year.
Job Description for Wellness Director, Residential Care/Assisted Living
Wellness directors in assisted living facilities oversee clinical and medical programs for assisted-living residents and ensure adherence to applicable laws and regulations at all times. They are responsible for ensuring that the facility's standards of care meet and exceed guidelines, as well as supervising staff members of clinical and medical programs, such as nurses and nursing assistants.Read More...
Wellness directors must ensure that the programs are carried out correctly and according to the facility's vision, and they may also oversee other programs related to the physical and social wellness of residents. Many are also responsible for hiring and firing, scheduling, administering payroll, and creating and administering training programs, which should be reevaluated periodically for effectiveness.
This job is usually full-time, and some positions may require the wellness director to be on-call at certain times of the day or week. They should have strong communication skills to work well with a variety of people, including medical providers, staff members, patients and their families, government officials, and community program providers. Assisted living wellness directors are often required to be registered nurses with practical experience in the field, and nursing registration must be current in the state of employment.
Wellness Director, Residential Care/Assisted Living Tasks
- Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
- Ensure services are in compliance with boarding home regulations, state and federal regulatory requirements.
- Act as liaison for conflict resolution between staff, patients, family members and physicians.
- Directs the staff in quality and caring support of elderly patients.
- Plan and direct the assisted living program.
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