Director of Health Services – Avenir Scottsdale Memory Care at Scottsdale – Scottsdale, AZ

Avenir Memory Care Scottsdale

By Avenir Senior Living

  • Job Description
  • POSTION TITLE: Director of Health ServicesSUPERVISOR’S TITLE:

Executive Director

STATUS: Salaried/Exempt

Position Summary:

Responsible for responsible to needs of residents; functions in the role of Director of all

Nursing responsibilities for the Community. Responsible for providing emergency

Intervention to residents to facilitate the residents’ well-being and providing nursing

To facilitate the individual residents independence. Plans, organized, develops, directs

And evaluates the nursing service operation ensuring the highest degree of quality

Patient care. Ensures adherence to all applicable federal, state and local standards.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervise all healthcare personnel to include hiring, training, evaluating and counseling within established policies and procedures.
  • Supervise medication room, the LPN-LVN-Care Partner, Quality of Life Specialist, Medication Assistant/CMA, and Health Services Associate.
  • Plan, implement, supervise, and schedule nursing services.
  • Provide intervention to respond to emergencies and problems.
  • Maintain medical charting and required documentation under scope state regulatory guidelines for appropriate licensing and corporate policies.
  • Assess residents for change in level of care and coordinate billing for that level of care.
  • Administer and coordinate medications of residents, serve as facility Nurse, order medication and refills.
  • Work closely with residents and families to develop & implement appropriate Plan of Care.
  • Assist residents in medical appointments and coordinate required transportation
  • Participate in rotation of on-call duty
  • May supervise licensed nurses and nurse’s aides
  • Follow OSHA compliance and back support procedures.
  • Supervise employee dress code, pager use, and name tags.
  • Maintain contact with Physicians to facilitate medication orders, supplies or transportation.
  • Schedule staff and secures replacement for absences.
  • Contact family emergency contacts as required.
  • Assist in filling out Incident Reports for residents and staff.
  • The Community embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, all employees are expected as a condition of employment to practice the Personalized Memory Care in all interactions with residents, fellow employees, and guest:
  • We greet residents, employees and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.
  • We treat everyone with courteous respect.
  • We strive to anticipate resident, employee and guest needs and act accordingly.
  • We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
  • We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
  • We embrace and value our difference.
  • We make residents, employees and guests feel important.
  • We ask “Is there anything else I can do for?”
  • We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times
  • We pay attention to details

Education Required (Preferred):

  • Licensed as a LPN or RN in state of employment

Years/months of Experience (Preferred):

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in Nursing. Experience in Assisted Living, Memory Care, preferred.

Knowledge /Skills:

  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a consulting role on a reginal and facility level
  • Strong leadership and teaching skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products

Special Requirements:

  • Coordinate resident care and clinic appointments
  • Ability to be on-call as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality of medical records.
  • Doctor’s statement verifying employee is free from communicable disease

Other Information:

  • List tools, equipment, machines used on the job:
  • Personal computer
  • General office equipment: printer, copier, scanner, fax machine, pager, cellular

Physical activities of the position:

  • Lifts up to 100 lbs. occasionally
  • Carries up to 50 lbs. occasionally
  • Pushes and pulls up to 100 lbs. occasionally
  • Climbs, reaches, bends, and twists occasionally
  • Talks and listens occasionally
  • Sits 4 hours per day; stands and walks 4 hours per day (combined) – 8-hour day
  • Physical requirements of the job:
  • Light work – exerts up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects
  • Visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception and field of visions
  • Clerical/Administrative including the work of people who do analysis of data, work a computer terminal, and read
  • Environmental factors:
  • Worker is subject to environmental conditions with activities occurring both inside and outside of the facility (nursing home visits).
  • The worker is subject to hazards (hazardous waste).

I have read and understand the above job tasks, and pledge to the best of my ability to perform each duty and responsibility to the highest standard possible.

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Signature of Employee Date

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Geriatrics


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Scottsdale, AZ 85258: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • nursing: 2 years (Required)
  • Assistant manager: 2 years (Preferred)


  • LPN or RN license (Required)

Work Location: One location

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