Career Opportunities

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Generations is a family‐owned and operated business whose success is built on a long and distinguished family legacy of service excellence to seniors, going back to 1943. Dedicated to a culture of empowerment, vitality, effectiveness, heart, and mission (Enhancing Lives and Celebrating the Excitement of Living!), with each of us bringing unique gifts and complementary skills, our team supports, guides, and serves our senior living communities across California, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. We are a family caring for families, focused on our 5 Cherish Values and service with character, and simply unlike any where you have ever worked. Come find a home with us.

Career Opportunities:

Executive Director – Denver

General Job Summary

Maintains the successful operation of the senior living community. Directs, coordinates and supervises all aspects of the business. Complies with federal, state and local standards for community operation. Communicates the Generations’ philosophy and all policies to staff and residents both in word and by example.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job Include:

The following job assignments are not in order of importance. The Executive Director reports to the Regional Director of Operations (RDO). This position’s duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The primary task of the Executive Director is to lead the community in fulfilling Generation’s mission to Enhance Lives and Celebrate the Excitement of Living. Oversees day to day business of the entire campus.
  • Supervises and mentors Senior Leadership Team, comprised of ED of Assisted Living, ED of Memory Care, HR director, Maintenance Director, Business Office Manager, Chaplin, Sales Director and Vitality Director.
  • Oversee business management, cash, AP and AR management of all businesses.
  • Oversee development and ongoing management of budgets. Assist and guide managers with department-specific management as needed.
  • Responsible to oversee the development, maintenance and improvement of all community policies/procedures and maintains compliance with all local, state and federal regulations related to them.
  • Represent the company at the state, local and community levels. *
  • Know and understand the “FISH” philosophy and the service standards that are integrated into our everyday work culture.
  • In concert with RDO and ownership, negotiate major contacts. Authorized to negotiate minor contracts independently.
  • Implement, oversee and manage Generations management training program. *
  • Manage all litigation and claims issues. Consult with COO and ownership closely.
  • Maintain an entrepreneurial spirit by continually reviewing budget performance for revenue enhancement and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Approve budget variances, off scale wage increases, manager reviews, counseling, terminations and management-level hiring.
  • Work closely with Sales Director to meet and exceed census targets. This includes: review and approval of annual sales plan, participating in weekly sales planning sessions, meeting with Sales Director a minimum of weekly, participating actively in the sales process when needed.
  • In concert with Support Center Quality Enhancement Director, direct all community quality enhancement initiatives, guided by “Wendell’s 5 Keys of Business Success”. Including, but not limited to: resident satisfaction, employee satisfaction, facility maintenance, clinical quality indicators and state and federal quality guidelines.
  • Direct and review daily, monthly and quarterly reporting as needed and directed by Support Center and ownership.
  • Oversee all incentive programs.
  • Be on call and available for the community as needed. Cover other administrators/managers while on vacations. Coordinate coverage in your absence.
  • Maintains current knowledge of local, state and federal regulations pertaining to the facility operations.
  • Support Vitality Programming throughout community through support of Vitality Director and the Senior ED’s own example.
  • Fosters an environment of open communication with management through attitude, example, “management-by-walking-around”, attendance and participation in stand-up meetings, weekly Leadership meetings, Orientation and All Staff meetings.

Other duties as assigned to meet business needs

Performs all other duties as required

Qualifications and Skills Required (Minimum qualifications):

Education: Bachelors Degree in related field. Thorough understanding of local, state and federal regulations as they relate to community-based, long term care and senior housing.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years proven leadership experience in senior housing / long term care / community based care. Minimum 5 years experience successfully managing complex budgets.

Licenses: Nursing Home Administrators License (LNHA), State of Colorado, Required.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Ability to read, write, communicate and follow written and oral instructions in the English language.

Functions as a team member, often requiring leadership abilities

Ability to communicate with empathy and compassion

This position requires the ability to speak in public and communicate clearly

Physical Demands:

Work day…8 hours, more when necessary

Stands…often, for short periods

Sits…often, for up to 3 hours

Walks…often, short distances

Bends…occasional

Stairs…occasional, but not necessary
Climbs…seldom
Lifts…seldom

Kneels…seldom

Repetitive hand/foot…seldom

Performance Requirements:

Supervision:

Needs to be self-directed and possess the ability to make decisions. Works closely with COO and ownership.

Working Conditions:

Works in well-lit, well-ventilated offices. Deals with the public, personnel, visitors, family members and residents under many different circumstances. Some travel required.

Responsibilities:

To facilitate and promote the policies and procedures needed to provide quality care and services to the residents. To keep all personnel, resident and related matters confidential. Perform all other duties as directed by supervisor

Senior Executive Director – Walla Walla, WA 

SUPERVISOR:  Regional Director of Operations/ Vice President of Operations  

 

FLSA Status: Exempt

 

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Maintains the operations of all service lines and departments for the assigned Senior Living Community while ensuring the quality of care and service to the residents. Directs, coordinates and supervises all services and activities. Complies with federal, state and local standards for facility operation. Monitors policies and procedures, public relations and employee morale. Communicates the Generations’ philosophy, and all policies to staff and residents both verbally and by example.

 

SCOPE OF JOB TASKS:

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Assist in establishing the policies pertaining to total resident care, personnel, medical staff, financial status, public relations, maintenance of building and grounds, resident care policies, etc.
  • Explains policies and procedures to staff, residents, visitor, etc.
  • Reviews and maintains compliance with Federal, state and local standards for all service lines, (Independent Living, Assisted Living/Memory Care, Skilled Nursing if applicable). Assists department heads with all state survey processes as needed.
  • Assists personnel and residents in establishing a home-like atmosphere.
  • Maintains a full and current understanding of residents’ rights.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive and productive working environment aligned with the Generations Standards. Knows and understand the “FISH” philosophy and the service standards that are integrated into our everyday work culture.
  • Fosters an environment of open communication with management through attitude, example, “management-by-walking-around”, attendance and participation in stand-up meetings, weekly Leadership meetings, Orientation and All Staff meetings.
  • Support Vitality Programming throughout community through support of Vitality Director by setting a personal example.
  • Review policies and procedures periodically and make changes as necessary.
  • Assist in preparing job descriptions and policy manuals for all departments.
  • Maintains general knowledge of current employment law and proactive employee coaching practices.
  • Selects competent personnel to head staff and all major departments. Reviews competence and effectiveness of work force on a regular basis.         
  • Establishes and effectively communicates required safety programs including a Fire and Disaster Plan.
  • Meets with department heads periodically to discuss departmental problems and possible solutions.
  • Participates in staff training for supervisory personnel.
  • Receives suggestions from department heads and other individuals on matters pertaining to department operations and external relationships. Responds to suggestions promptly and in writing if necessary.
  • Promotes a positive relationship with outside providers and other agencies in the community. Participates in marketing of the facility on a routine basis.
  • Checks financial status on facility monthly. Performs financial and census reports as outlined by the management company.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget for approval of the governing board. Monitors the budget and makes adjustments as necessary to meet the governing board. Counsels department heads on departmental budgets as needed.
  • Maintains working relationship with community hospitals and other health facilities to the community and coordinates with their services through work and transfer agreements.
  • Participates in community activities. Represents the community at all top-level meetings and institutes.
  • Represents the community in dealing with the outside agencies including governmental and third-party payers or sends qualified representatives.
  • Maintains current license required for the services lines, by attending workshops, seminars and quarterly management meetings.
  • Reviews the physical environment and plant operation of the facility on a regular basis.
  • Keeps current on all Medicaid laws pertaining to the facility operation.
  • Participates in all QE Evaluations performed by the management company and responds to needed corrections in a timely manner.
  • Assists marketing staff in selling apartments.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

JOB SPECIFICATION:

Education/Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Gerontology, Business or related field.
  • Valid state administrator’s license in required care lines.
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in a senior community.
  • At least three years of supervisory experience in a senior living environment.
  • Valid P.R./First Aide certification.

Supervision:

Needs to be self-directed and possess the ability to make decisions. Is accountable for all department performance. Able to establish a leadership role for the department heads

Working Conditions:

Works in well-lighted, well-ventilated offices and kitchen environment. Maybe exposed to high temperatures. Deals with the public, personnel, visitors, family members and residents under all circumstances.

Qualifications:

  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Thorough understanding on management theories.
  • Knowledge of employee management.
  • Thorough understanding of senior living management strategies.
  • Knowledge of financial management.
  • Knowledge of the foundations of health laws.
  • Must be pleasant, tactful and have strong people skills with the ability to speak clearly, listen and understand people. Must cooperate well with others.
  • Ability to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in the English language.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.