Director of Health Services (RN)
Posted on: September 11, 2020
Work where you make a difference!
Director of Health Services (RN)
Full-Time Position Available!
Avamere at South Hill
3708 East 57th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223
Directors of Health Services (DHS's) are Registered Nurses in our
Community Based Care settings who direct and manage the healthcare
services we provide.
What do I do as a DHS? The DHS leads, mentors, trains and
supervises a team of care professionals to provide a comprehensive
plan of care for each resident. Our DHS's work closely with our
continuum of care providers to manage all levels of our residents'
Other day to day duties include:
- Review physician orders and 24 hour reports.
- Complete various assessments such as Change in Condition and
- Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules.
- Be a key player in all state and federal surveys, and in
developing and deploying plans of correction.
What is Community Based Care? At Avamere, we look at Assisted
Living and Senior Care as a comprehensive service line allowing our
residents to enjoy independence and an activity, with the comfort
of on-site healthcare and personal assistance.
What other levels of care does the Avamere Family of Companies
- Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care
- Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care
- Rehabilitation services through Physical, Occupational, and
Speech Pathology Therapies
- Home Care, Home Health, and Hospice services
- Hands on transition coordination through all healthcare
environments, even outside our own!
Why should I choose this role? The DHS role is an exciting
combination of leadership and hands on nursing practice. You'll
also get to work Monday - Friday, and even that is flexible! In the
DHS role you can practice many different nursing fields including:
geriatrics, mental health, case management, triage, cardiac
orthopedics, wound care and hospice, just to name a few!
Additionally, the opportunities to grow within the company through
the expanding Avamere Family and our Regional Support team are
What support can I expect in order to do my job well?
As the DHS, you are the leader and organizer of healthcare services
at one location, while having the infrastructure you need from a
respected 20 year old company. If nursing is your foundation, then
Avamere wants to be your support beams. We offer a Regional support
team, which means you'll receive advice a phone call away, monthly
in-servicing, and frequent opportunities for continuing education.
We use PointClickCare for patient charting, which is a robust and
state of the art electronic medical records software.
What qualifications must I have? The DHS is a Registered Nurse, and
must have an active and unencumbered licensed to practice in the
state the position is located. Successful DHS's are RN's that want
to be hands on, but also train and grow future generations of care
providers. Successful DHS's also have a strong desire to provide
the type of service that ALF residents require and deserve.
Residents of beautiful Spokane, Washington know and love Avamere at
South Hill. This location features 79 rooms and offers assisted
living and respite care. Amenities include 24-hour staff,
transportation, fitness classes, painting hours, and an extensive
activities calendar. Their engaging employee culture fosters trust
and fun through their team, residents, and those just stopping by
for a visit.
Get to know more about Avamere at South Hill on their blog and on
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