Director of Wellness (DON) RN- Suffolk County NY

NY, Bohemia
Long Island Area
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
Day Shift

The Bristal Assisted Living of is looking for an exceptionally experienced Director of Wellness-RN, with supervisory experience in geriatric services to direct /manage/support our Wellness Department as the Director of Nursing.  This will be a unique and exciting opportunity to help build effective Resident Health services Department within our brand new luxurious and upscale senior living community in Suffolk County, NY

Our goal is to provide seniors with the supports needed to lead happy, self-directed lives. If you are a caring, hard working, reliable nurse who is not afraid to be hands on, we may like you to be part of our dedicated Bristal Team.

The successful Nurse must have an abiding respect for and knowledge of the elderly and an extraordinary ability to multi-task.  With an emphasis on geriatric care management the Wellness Director is an essential and key position, reporting to the Executive Director. You must be a RN, with proven capabilities in managing a team, developing employee schedules, maintaining charts, overseeing medication management and creating staff assignments. You must show a proven track record of getting your team working together for the good of the community.

The Director of Wellness will manage the day-to-day 24/7 operations of the Resident Health Services Department, provide leadership, hire and train staff, develop and coordinate service plans, conduct resident assessments both on and off site, communicate with physicians/residents/families, and maintain regulatory compliance.  Our Reflections Department, which serves our Residents with Alzheimer's and dementia, is also within the Wellness Department and under the administration of the Resident Services/Wellness Director.

The Bristal offers a comprehensive benefits package including health benefits, 401(k), bonuses and much more, in a nurturing environment. This position will require a schedule to include one weekend day per week for a Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday schedule


  • Active NYS RN license
  • Knowledge of New York State Department of Health regulations for Adult Home or Enriched Housing is a huge plus
  •  4+ years gerontological nursing and administration experience
  • Case Management experience a plus
  • Excellent people skills and the ability to communicate effectively across diverse audiences
  • Successful Management or Supervisory methodology with experience managing a department
  • Proficient computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) 
  • Person of integrity with an absolute commitment to Resident care
  • Experience in Assisted Living, home health or skilled nursing setting
  • Sense of humor and composure-under-pressure are key qualities that we look for!