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Associate Executive Director

Company: Brookdale Woodward Estates
Location: Bowie
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Brookdale Woodward Estates is looking for a talented Associate Executive DirectorBrookdale Woodward Estates provides Assisted Living for our residents. We have a tenured care staff who deliver a high level of care.As the largest senior living provider, Brookdale offers lots of opportunity for growth with about 700 communities in 43 states. We see our Associate Executive Directors as our future Executive Directors and help put plans in place to grow.Brookdale Woodward Estates has a new leadership team that works well together. This is a great opportunity for a servant leader who enjoys team building and staff development.Make Lives Better Including Your Own.Relationships and integrity are the heart of our culture. They help us create a welcoming and inclusive community among our residents, associates and patients that feels like family. They guide us to be open in our communication with each other, and enable us to make the right decisions for the people who have entrusted us with their care. Our relationships and integrity work together to create a positive impact in the lives of the people we touch.The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you'll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. You'll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness - physical, mental, emotional, and financial. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us!Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates. One way we do that is through our benefits. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:Full-time and part-time associate benefits: - 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan - Benefit plan package - Pre-tax Commuter Benefit - Associate Compassion Fund - Associate Discounts - Identity theft protection - Pet savings and insurance plans - Voluntary benefits available Full-time associate benefits: - Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more. - Paid Time Off - Adoption Benefit - Tuition Reimbursement - Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) - Voluntary STD and LTDThis is an incentive based position, which may include bonuses, incentive, or commission plans.Please note, Brookdale has adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.Responsibilities:Responsible for the day-to-day operational execution in support of an Executive Director within a larger community. Manages occupancy and monthly financial performance for the property. Maintains positive working relationships with all residents, resident family members, employees, and the business community.Under direct supervision of an Executive Director, responsible for all operations, acting as contact for all staff, residents, prospects, community organizations, government agencies and the public.Supervises, directs, and motivates staff. Maintains superior training and morale. Ensures training programs are effectively executed.Maintains high degree of resident satisfaction and retention through consistent delivery of high quality services. Provides leadership for staff and residents to include pro-actively solving problems and resolving issues. Administers annual resident satisfaction survey.Executes renewal program with existing residents through a proactive program ensuring the highest renewal rate possible.In conjunction with the Executive Director, develops annual operating and capital budgets. Maintains budget accountability to the Executive Director, aggressively anticipates and minimizes negative budget variances and deficits. Meets and exceeds budget occupancy goals for the property. Continually explores means of revenue enhancement and expense reduction.Hires, trains, disciplines and terminates employees in accordance with company policies. Reviews hires, promotions, disciplinary actions and termination of employment of associates with attention paid to consistency in the selection and retention of quality personnel.Ensures buildings, grounds and property are up to company standards through the oversight of preventative maintenance systems and programs, and frequent inspections that meet company standards of excellence.Maintains current departmental policies, procedures, and licenses in accordance with all requirements.Fosters creativity among staff to deliver the highest quality and optimum services. Responsible for creating and maintaining an atmosphere of stability. Acts as a member of Resident Counsel.Develops and maintains a positive image with community. Becomes active in social and civic affairs of the local community. Represents the facility and the company to governmental agencies, professional organizations, community groups and other appropriate public agencies/groups.Conducts department head meetings on a weekly basis. Conducts quarterly associate meetings to review safety on all aging issues and building issues. Conducts quarterly residential meetings.Keeps current on competitive projects and programs in the market place.This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.Qualifications:Education and ExperienceBachelor's Degree in Gerontology, Business or other related field is required. Minimum two to four years proven management experience in retirement housing, hospitality or health care is required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsState license as a nursing home administrator and/or Assisted Living License.Management/Decision MakingUses strong analytic skills and an in-depth understanding of the organization and the business in order to handle arising problems and issues. Solves diverse problems using solid analytical skills where limited precedents/ guidelines exist.Knowledge and SkillsHas an advanced knowledge of the organization, industry, and a functional discipline. Extensive understanding of technical areas gained through experience and used to complete and/or oversee assignments. Has working knowledge of the organization. Understanding of legal requirements impacting skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Understanding of sound business practices and approaches for analyzing general and specific operational issues. Understanding of appropriate methods for hiring, training, evaluating, motivating and disciplining personnel. High degree of accuracy in all assignments; ability to multi task and work with numerous interruptions; high degree of initiative; good judgment; employs professional ethics; high degree of customer service orientation;excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to motivate others. Ability to work in a stressful environment.Physical Demands and Working ConditionsStandingWalkingSittingUse hands and fingers to handle or feelReach with hands and armsClimb or balanceStoop, kneel, crouch crawlTalk or hearAbility to lift: up to 50 poundsVisionRequires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendorsOccasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coveragePossible exposure to communicable diseases and infectionsExposure to latexPossible exposure to blood-borne pathogensPossible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazardsRequires Travel: OccasionallyBrookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: Brookdale Woodward Estates, Bowie , Associate Executive Director, Executive , Bowie, Maryland

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