Posted Apr 06
Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC

Director of Wellness - RN

Lake Zurich, IL, United States Full Time
Reference: DOW - Cedar Lake

Illinois Certified Registered Nurse Director of Assisted Living

Cedar Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care opened in July 2014 and is part of Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC. We are considered a leader and innovator in senior living. Ranked in the top five senior living companies for excellence by its peers, the privately held company owns and operates 33 senior living communities in 12 states from New York to Oregon. Spectrum currently employs a staff of more than 2,500 and oversees more than 3,900 apartments. Celebrating its 12th year of operations, the rapidly growing company has eight communities under construction and will manage 3,700 senior apartment homes by 2017. For more information, visit

Direct resident well-being according to State regulations to ensure appropriate and acceptable standards of clinical care. Direct the medication program according to State regulations to ensure appropriate and acceptable standards of care and adequate staffing. In conjunction with the community’s multidisciplinary team, coordinate the resident admission process including screening, assessment and care needs to determine whether the community team can meet the prospect’s required level of care. In conjunction with the Executive Director recruit, select, supervise, mentor, appraise and counsel medication administration team members according to Spectrum policies and procedures. Facilitate initial and ongoing training for medication administration team members as well as other community team members as necessary and as applicable based on State-specific regulations as well as Spectrum policies and procedures. Determine delegation of clinical and medication service needs according to State-specific regulations. Maintain a working knowledge of state regulations, policies and procedures, dictated for compliance. Ensure ongoing assessment of resident changing needs to ensure appropriate and timely delivery of required services.

Monitor, audit and ensure that the medication system meets State-specific and community standards. Maintain ongoing collaboration with pharmacy services to ensure effective and efficient medication procurement and delivery. Implement, maintain, and monitor compliance of nurse delegation and limited nursing services system and documentation as required and/or allowed by State-specific regulation. Ensure compliance with OSHA, MSDS, FDA and Fire Safety standards as it relates to clinical systems and resident care. Review and coordinate completion of incident reports that are health or injury related and develop/monitor plans of correction in accordance with Spectrum policies and procedures.

Requirements; RN certification only. Current Illinois Nursing License for the state where the community is located. Has experience in community or long term care settings. Possesses geriatric assessment skills. Is knowledgeable in dementia care. Has the ability to train staff and to assess systems and implement systems. Is organized and self-directed.


Spectrum Retirement Communities (SRC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Benefits program is offered to all Eligible Full-Time Team Members (Salaried and Hourly) after completing 60 continuous days of service with the company. Spectrum Retirement Communities also follows the guidelines of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Variable hour team members will be measured using the defined measurement periods and offered benefits per the Act. The following benefits are offered to all eligible team members and their families:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Insurance (Accident, Disability, Cancer, Critical Illness and Life Insurance)
  • HSA or FSA Spending Accounts
  • 401K
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) and Holiday Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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