Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is an operator of senior living communities, offering a range of services to meet the challenges of aging. Employees of Brookdale are thriving to determine the best possible solutions to their patients by listening and understanding their specific requirements. The company runs 794 retirement communities serving around 75,000 residents, providing comfortable lifestyles and caring environments. The service portfolio delivers specific options to patients with different needs: Independent and Assisted Living Communities give seniors the chance to get assistance with daily living, Memory Care Communities care for seniors with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, Skilled Nursing Home facilities provide 24/7 nursing care and rehabilitative assistance, while Continuing Care Retirement Communities accommodate a luxury senior living option. The company culture is rooted in associates' passion, courage and true sense of partnership, where people feel valued and where employees really can make an impact. Brookdale was named best place to work in 2019 both in North Carolina and Tennessee. The six different senior care options provide you a variety of career paths, supported by mentorship, education and training opportunities. The company's rewards package is built up from 401(k) retirement savings plan, benefit plan package, Employee Stock Purchase Program, pre-tax commuter benefit, Associate Compassion Fund, and associate discounts. The company celebrated 40 years of operation.
Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.
As District Director of Operations you will support 6 senior living communities in Massachusetts and 1 community in New Hampshire. We are seeking local candidates that reside or live close to Massachusetts or New Hampshire. The District includes 1000 units and supports communities that have independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Knowledge of Assisted Living regulations for the State of Massachusetts is preferred. Responsibilities
Responsible for developing and providing short-term tactical direction and oversight. Develops short-term improvements impacting an area. Directs the overall operations of an assigned group of communities within a geographic region. Oversees a revenue of $20-60 Million.
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 Experience
- Develops long-range objectives and strategies for each community within the region.
- Develops annual operating budget, including census, payroll, staffing and capital forecasts. Monitors and assesses compliance with financial forecasts, productivity and goal achievement. Determines areas needing cost reduction and program improvement and implements changes as needed through the Executive Directors at each community.
- Implements company-wide programs at communities in the areas of dining, asset management, finance, human resources, and other operational areas. Enhances appropriate communication between the communities and the divisional/corporate offices.
- Works with community management to implement sales and marketing activities and strategies to maximize occupancy.
- Assures that resident services reflect the highest quality in conformance with federal and state law and company standards. Enhances the quality of resident care by working with the functional team members in nursing, life enrichment, dining services, housekeeping and maintenance as needed.
- Evaluates, monitors, and enhances public relations efforts at each community.
- Assists all regional offices with preparation for state survey and licensing.
- Assures that all regional communities conform to qualitative and quantitative operating standards.
- Directly supervises and evaluates performance of Executive Directors within region. Updates, trains, and coaches staff as necessary to maintain high standards of quality care, financial accountability and business growth.
- Influences change in a positive manner within the assisted living industry through involvement with trade associations, regulatory agencies, and state executive and legislative officials.
- Partners with regional and community operations teams to oversee the overall health and safety program and practices for the region and maintain a safe environment for the residents, associates and families.
Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Gerontology, Business or other related field required. Minimum of seven to ten years experience in Operations, Marketing, Financial Planning and Human Resources Management in a management role; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Frequent car travel requires the incumbent to possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Ability to work some evenings/weekends and travel frequently by air or car. Management/Decision Making
Makes analytical decisions and is accountable for all actions made by a department or group. Uses a high degree of analytical ability using sound judgment acquired through significant experience to solve complex and varied problems that could result in substantial loss of reputation. Knowledge and Skills
Has significant knowledge of an advanced discipline with a working knowledge of related fields. Has significant knowledge of the organization, work environment and process. Has knowledge to direct multiple functions and /or departments with full responsibility for operational results. High degree of accuracy in all assignments, ability to work independently and manage time effectively. Must understand the older adult market. High degree of initiative and creativity, good judgment, excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to motivate. Ability to operate personal computers and related software. Physical Demands and Working Conditions
- Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
- Reach with hands and arms
- Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl
- Talk or hear
- Ability to lift: up to 25 pounds
- Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
- Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
- On-Call on an as needed basis
- Requires Travel: Frequently
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.