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Director of Nursing LPN / RN (Assisted Living)

Sonata Senior Living Boynton Beach, FL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $55,000 to $60,000 Yearly (plus commission)
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

Our Assisted Living & Memory Care Community is seeking a dynamic and experienced Resident Care Director. This person is responsible for the leadership and operation of the community. Supervision of Resident Care Assistants, Licensed Nurses. Manages the overall compliance with State, Federal and Company standards and exceeds them consistently. Coordinates resident services and programming of the community. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Must have 3+ years of experience in a Assisted Living and Memory Support setting and strong leadership background. 

Job Title: Wellness Director

Department: Resident Care

Reports To: Executive Director

Location: Community

FLSA Status: Exempt

Prepared Date: August 2017


Responsible for overseeing and directing of the resident care department including medication ordering, set-up and passing medications and scheduling of direct care staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Monitors the effectiveness of all areas of the direct care department.
  2. Reviews systems, MORS, scheduling, financial controls, medical recordkeeping, and reports and generates consultant reports, etc. during the special project period.
  3. Ensures the overall organization and safety of the Medication Room, distributing medications and maintaining safety and order of the Medication Room; making sure that Medication Room door is locked at all times and working with the pharmacy to review any medications brought from "home."
  4. Ensures and meets necessary staffing requirements, reporting any staffing issues to the Executive Director
  5. Provides instruction and training to staff regarding department orientation and in-service training.
  6. Adheres to the Company’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program and consistently performs job duties in accordance with the community's safe work practices
  7. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies, policies and procedures of Sonata Senior Living and meets with Quality Services standards.
  8. Assists the Program Director in the development of strategies to improve direct care services and performance in the community.
  9. Interview potential residents and complete the pre-placement assessments, needs and service plans, obtain medical records and will communicate to all care giving staff any specific instructions.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned by Executive Director to fulfill the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the direct care department.
  11. On-call for night time emergencies



Responsibilities include supervision of direct care staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company's policies and applicable laws.


Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors and team members.

Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the resident, team member, residence, company information and records.

Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.

Complies with the attendance policy.

Complies with the cell phone and social media policies.

Maintains neat appearance, good personal hygiene and appropriate attire per company dress code.

Participates in training, in services and attends meetings when required.

Assists with special projects as assigned and performs other related duties.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Prior to presence in the community, applicant must have completed a Post Hire Health Questionnaire upon offer of employment. A TB test result must be received with 7 days of employment. Previous TB test results cannot be older than 6 months; chest x-ray results 2 years. A Criminal Record Clearance is required prior to team member’s starting date.


Demonstrated strong leadership skills; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Ability to analyze operational and financial systems and develop written plans; Ability to interface effectively with other departments including Marketing, Quality Services, Finance, Human Resources, Facilities Management, etc…


Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; and three to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Training and experience in Certified Nurses Aid procedures. Demonstrated knowledge of employment laws (federal and state). Familiarity with Human Resources Information Systems.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from team members, residents and families, regulatory agencies, and members of the business community. Ability to write speeches, articles or publications to conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to all levels of team members and public or private groups. Ability to effectively communicate in English.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages.


Current Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse license. Must carry a valid CPR certificate.


Proficient with MSWord, MSExcel, MSPowerPoint, MSOutlook, and other systems knowledge is helpful. Basic typing skills essential.

Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with all levels of team members and outside representatives.


Physical Activity (Marked with “X” where applicable) N O F C*

Walking: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Sitting: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Standing: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Reaching: Shoulder Height _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Above Shoulder Height _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Below Shoulder Height _____ ____ ___X_ _____


Climbing: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Pulling/Pushing: 25 Pounds or less _____ ____ ___X_ _____

25 Pounds to 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Over 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Lifting: 25 Pounds or less _____ ____ ___X_ _____

25 Pounds to 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Over 50 Pounds ____ _____ ___X_ _____

Carrying: 25 Pounds or less _____ ____ ___X_ _____

25 Pounds to 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Over 50 Pounds ____ _____ ___X_ _____

Crawling/Kneeling: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Bending/Stooping/Crouching: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Twisting/Turning: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Repetitive Movement: ___X_ _____ _____ _____



Physical Exposure (Marked with “X” where applicable)

Unprotected Heights: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

Lighting: Dim: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

Bright: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

Mechanical Hazards: _____ ___X_ _____ _____

Hazardous Substances: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Infectious Diseases: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Harmful Physical Agents: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

Heat: _____ ___X_ _____ _____

Cold: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

Radiation: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

*N = Never

O = Occasionally, represents 1 to 33% or 1 to 2 hours of an 8 hour shift

F = Frequently, represents 34 to 66% or 2 ½ to 5 ½ hours of an 8 hour shift.

C = Constantly, represents 67 to 100% or 6 to 8 hours of an 8 hour shift.

Physical Ability Acceptable Minimum

Vision: ___X_ Good _____ Poor _____ Blind

Color Vision: _____ Normal ___X_ Impaired

Hearing: ___X_ Normal _____ Moderate loss _____ Deaf

Manual Dexterity: _____ Good ___X_ Fair _____ Poor

Talking/Speech ___X_ Good _____ Fair _____ Mute

Taste/Smell _____ Good _____ Fair ___X_ Mute


Primarily works in an assisted living residence. Must be able to travel as required by job responsibilities and have access to private vehicle for business use.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhausted list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Company Description
Sonata Senior Living is a Florida-based developer and operator of innovative senior living communities, offering a combination of independent living, assisted living and memory care options in Central & South Florida.

Sonata Senior Living

Why Work Here?
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Sonata Senior Living is a Florida-based developer and operator of innovative senior living communities, offering a combination of independent living, assisted living and memory care options in Central & South Florida.

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2400 S. Congress Avenue Boynton Beach

Boynton Beach, FL
33426 USA


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