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Minimum USD hourly rate: 26.00
Maximum USD hourly rate: 30.00

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Company: MBK Senior Living

Director of Wellness Programming

At MBK Senior Living, we’re committed to putting people first – our residents and team members. Exceeding expectations and enriching lives drives our day-to-day. And it’s all powered by Yoi Shigoto, a Japanese concept that translates to “good, quality work.” It’s more than a mantra. It’s part of our company-wide commitment to build trust, set high standards, and develop potential in ourselves and others!

Whether you’re looking for a flexible, part-time job or the pathway to a lasting career, you’ll find it here at MBK Senior Living-and a whole lot more! When you join the MBK Senior Living team, you’ll enjoy:

-Impacting lives and building lasting relationships

-Executing exceptional signature programs in dining, fitness, wellness, and care

-A supportive community team that encourages personal and professional growth and celebrates your

success

-A fun-filled, energetic environment that’s centered in hospitality and high-quality service

-Competitive salaries

-Professional development, training, and personal coaching through our Mentor, Buddy, and Executive

Director in Training Programs

-Education loan assistance & scholarships

-Financial and legal services

-Team Member discounts

-Health and Wellness resources

Full-time benefits include:

-Rich benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k matching up to 4%

-Childcare and eldercare assistance

-Flexible spending accounts

If you’re looking for a place where you can make an impact, find purpose and joy, and receive the training, tools, and support to reach your career goals – look no further, apply today!

Job Description
Our community, The Commons at Elk Grove, is looking to hire a Director of Wellness Programming to join our team in Elk Grove, CA!

Schedule: Tuesday – Saturday
Pay: $ 26 – $30/hour

Job Summary: The responsibility of the Director of Wellness Programming is to plan, prepare, and direct the overall operation of the resident and family engagement along with overseeing the resident enrichment department and MBK signature programs in accordance with current federal, state, and local guidelines, standards, and regulations, along with MBK’s established policies and
procedures.

This position is also responsible for ensuring the program of activities are designed to meet the interest, and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident. This role helps support our pursuit to be the senior living provider of choice in every market we serve.

Essential Job Duties:
Create an environment in the community that promotes residents and families’ participation in the provided activities including:
– Create, implement and lead resident programs according to program standards and resident preferences
– Create and submit a monthly calendar of events
– Create and submit a monthly newsletter for residents, staff, and families
– Create and maintain social media under the umbrella of MBK’s Home Office
– Coordinate with other Team Members the planning, execution, and attending special functions, such as holidays and celebratory events
– Conduct survey of residents to determine what activities are of interest to them
– Facilitate resident activity planning committee to ensure resident participation in calendar development

Overseeing transportation of residents including:
– Assist with the safe loading, unloading, seating, and transporting of residents onto and off community vehicles and drive residents as needed
– Oversee scheduling of transportation for recreational and medical outings
– Evaluate transportation program on a regular basis to ensure customer satisfaction
– Understand and fulfill all State, Federal and local regulations for maintaining safe vehicles, securing all required credentials/licensing for vehicle(s) a driver(s)

Recruit, hire, train, motivate, and supervise department staff in accordance with all
company policies, procedures, and core values:
– Develop and train volunteers who are in the community to assist with activities or special events
– Track volunteer participation and keep volunteer files per state regulations
– Arrange for outside vendors to conduct programs and process invoices promptly

Manage and track budget spending and goals
– Encourage and invite resident participation in all resident activities
– Work with director of health services to ensure caregiver involvement in programs
– Facilitate and conduct resident programs within connections for living if applicable
– Aid in the community marketing efforts through positive interactions with residents, families, and guests
– Alert care staff when there is a medical or care need of a resident
– Ensure resident information such as traditions and preferences are collected per policy

Non-Essential Job Duties:
– Perform other duties or special projects as assigned/directed by the Executive Director
– Instruct visitors to sign in when entering our community
– Obtain and maintain all state required certifications and licensure
– Meet with prospective residents to review the enrichment programs and offerings at the community
– Conduct community tours for prospects and families

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities (Job Title(s) & # of Employees):
– Activities Assistant =1 to 3 employees
– Transportation (Drivers)+ 1 to 3 employees Knowledge & Skills
– Certification in Recreational Activity Leadership: APNCC / NAAPCC Certification or similar
– Prior related work experience, in a similar environment is highly desirable
– Prior supervisory or lead working experience is preferable
– Working familiarity with several special Microsoft Office Suite software programs (e.g. Publisher and Photoshop) is highly desirable
– Bachelor’s Degree in recreational therapy, gerontology, music, art or similar is preferable
– Compliance and understanding of all regulations regarding residents’ rights

Requirements:
– High school diploma or GED
– Completion of, or ability to obtain State approved Activity Director Certification
– Must be over the age 18
– Background clearance is required (per government regulations)
– Negative TB test results is mandatory
– Excellent communication skills are required including the ability to speak, write and read English
– Must have solid pc skills and be familiar with several Microsoft Office Suite software programs (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, Email, etc.), and other office equipment (e.g. scanners, copiers, and fax machines)
– Must maintain a professional demeanor at all times, especially while interfacing with other Team Members, residents, family members, and visitors
– Must present a positive image, by follow all grooming and dress standards
– Must hold a valid driver’s license (required by the state and/or vehicle capacity) and valid insurance

Physical Demands:
– Must be mobile and able to perform the physical requirements of the job, bending, kneeling, stooping, pushing, pulling and repetitive motion
– Ability to sit and work at a computer for long periods of time
– Able to move intermittently throughout the work day and between community
– Ability to lift/carry up to 30 lbs. and push up to 20lbs. as necessary

Inspiring people, creating experiences, and supporting goals are just a few ways MBK Senior Living creates a positive work environment. It’s how we support our team members, serve our residents, and achieve our pursuit – to be the senior living provider of choice in each market we serve.

MBK Senior Living has pursued this goal for more than 30 years. Currently, the company owns and operates 35 Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care services in senior living communities throughout the Western United States. We’re proud to have been ranked among the Top 50 “Best Workplaces in Aging Services” by Fortune magazine and certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work Institute since 2017.

HIPAA Disclosure:

All Team Members prior to commencing employment and once employed must not be considered an “Excluded Party” as defined by the Medicare and state Medicaid Programs as well as other federal and state government contract programs. If as an associate you learn you are an Excluded Party, you must present your Excluded Party notice letter to your supervisor immediately. An Excluded Party is a person that the federal or state government found not eligible to provide care and services in a Community that receives Medicare or Medicaid funding. In addition, at all times, during your employment, all associates must be in compliance with certain laws and regulations that affect the company, including but not limited to Resident Rights, HIPAA, State licensing regulations, and those laws relating you an associates’ professional license.

MBK is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected reason. Our company is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for qualifying individuals in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact talentacquisition@mbk.com.

Regulatory Disclosures for Senior Living Communities with Medicaid Residents: An “Excluded Party” is a person that the federal or state government found not eligible to provide care and services in a facility that receives Medicare or Medicaid funding. If employed at one of our senior living communities that receives Medicare or Medicaid funding, team members must not be considered an “Excluded Party” as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, any state Medicaid Programs, and any additional federal and state government contract programs. If, as a team member, you learn that you are an Excluded Party at any time, you must present your Excluded Party notice letter to your supervisor immediately.

Other Regulatory Requirements: If employed at one of our senior living communities, team members must continually comply with certain laws and regulations that impact the company, including, but not limited to, as applicable, state licensing regulations, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Resident Rights as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and any other federal or state laws relating to team members’ professional licenses.

HIPAA Disclosure:

All Team Members prior to commencing employment and once employed must not be considered an “Excluded Party” as defined by the Medicare and state Medicaid Programs as well as other federal and state government contract programs. If as an associate you learn you are an Excluded Party, you must present your Excluded Party notice letter to your supervisor immediately. An Excluded Party is a person that the federal or state government found not eligible to provide care and services in a Community that receives Medicare or Medicaid funding. In addition, at all times, during your employment, all associates must be in compliance with certain laws and regulations that affect the company, including but not limited to Resident Rights, HIPAA, State licensing regulations, and those laws relating you an associates’ professional license.

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