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Work for Seattle's Best Senior Living Community

Do you believe you could contribute to the well-being of our residents? Want to have fun, make new friends, and make a difference? You might just be perfect for a position at Daystar.

We recognize the importance of our staff. We believe that our staff is an integral part of the continued happiness of our residents. We are looking for bright, well-trained individuals that can represent the mission of our community. Could that be you?

Come in for an application or mail your resume to:

Daystar Retirement Village
Attn: Eva Thomas
2615 SW Barton St.
Seattle, WA 98126
 

Or send an email to Amber Clifton with your resume and qualifications, unless otherwise noted on the posting.


Current Openings

Position: Full-Time Receptionist / Administration Assistant

Job Objective: To contribute to and support the Village’s mission of providing a sense of home and the positive attributes it brings to each of our residents.

Home is a place of joy, love, harmony, order, support, and companionship. It is a place where everyone’s uniqueness is respected and where independence is fiercely guarded.

Authority: Reports directly to and receives direction from the Office Manager and Executive Director of the Village.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Ensures the smooth and orderly function of the front desk area.
  • Answers telephone within tree rings in a courteous, warm, and professional manner.
  • Greets visitors and residents in a professional and friendly manner. Ensures that visitors sign in.
  • Handles resident requests (in person or telephone) in a discreet, courteous, and tactful manner. Follows up promptly on all commitments to residents.
  • Provides clerical support such as word processing, data entry, copying, faxing, and filing. Supports departments and staff where needed. Creates flyers, resident information, communication when requested.
  • Checks fax machine for incoming faxes on a regular basis during business day and distributes to the appropriate departments in person or interoffice bins.
  • Leaves detailed messages, emails or texts for Office Manager and Executive Director to allow proper follow-up when needed.
  • Ensures that the supply/copy room is maintained in an organized and clean manner. Orders office and department supplies accordingly, reviews order cost with Executive Director for prior approval, audits deliver for accuracy and distributes to departments.
  • Opens, date stamps and distributes incoming mail daily in a timely manner.
  • Makes sure outgoing mail gets the proper postage on it and is given to the mail person or is dropped at the post office.
  • Inputs resident's work order requests in a timely manner and in accordance with urgency, follows up with resident or maintenance team when needed.

    Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to melodeem@daystarseattle.com

 

 

Job Title: Health Services Director (Assisted Living Director)

Daystar Retirement Village – West Seattle
RN/LPN
$2500 SIGN ON BONUS*

Are you a nurse who would enjoy working in an energetic, thriving community with a well-established team who is committed to providing exceptional service? Do you have a passion for seniors and a heart to serve? Do you prefer local family ownership as opposed to a large corporate structure?


Daystar Retirement Village, one of West Seattle’s most prestigious retirement and assisted living communities, is seeking a highly-skilled, dynamic nurse with a passion for seniors. Our preferred candidate will have the drive to lead our well-established and well-supported assisted living program, and mentor our amazing team of compassionate, caring individuals. The desired candidate will have previous experience managing a successful assisted living program in Washington State and will preferably have a working knowledge of the Washington State Regulation governing assisted living. If you are a proactive, charismatic leader with a commitment to excellence, then we want to hear from you. For more information about our local, family-owned campus, visit our website at www.villagegreenretirement.com


Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Oversight of all aspects of the assisted living program, the residents, and staff.
• Ensure all practices are compliant with Washington State regulations governing assisted living.
• Hire, train and supervise care staff, medication technicians, and resident care coordinator,
• Develop and maintain health services plans and resident assessments via electronic medical record system for all assisted living clients.
• Managing licensing inspections, surveys, and investigations in partnership with the campus director.
• Monitors all medications, reviews documentation, and ensures that all physician orders are followed.
• Coordinate care and service with home health, hospice, and outpatient rehabilitation services.
• Cultivate and maintain working relationships with physicians, residents, family members, community staff and department managers.


Qualifications and Requirements:
• Current Washington State RN or LPN nursing license in good standing.
• Experience caring for seniors in a community setting is preferred but not required.
• Previous leadership/supervisory experience in a related healthcare setting preferred.
• Working knowledge of the Washington State Regulations governing assisted living preferred.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Basic computer literacy.
• Desire to teach, train and mentor others in a supportive, resident-centered environment.

Additional Information:
• Full-time salaried position*
• Benefits include medical, 401K, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, and tuition reimbursement* *
• This position is set up for success with strong support of the Executive Director, exceptional assistant, and long-term staff to help manage department.
• Our leadership team will coach, teach, train, and mentor this position
• Registered Nurse Delegator and clinical consultants in place to provide ongoing support and assistance, training, and clinical oversight.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Eva Thomas, Daystar's Executive Director eva@daystarseattle.com

Please list “Health Services Director” in the subject line of your email. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. All offers of employment are conditioned on passing a background check and drug screening.

Currently, we are following all state-mandated COVID protocols for all residents and workplace safety. All new hires must test negative for COVID-19 before hiring, we do testing on sight. All interviews must be masked and tempted before entering the building.

 

Job Title: Sales Director

Description: Daystar Retirement Village is seeking a full-time Sales Director to join our sales department for our 101 unit Retirement and Assisted Living Campus located in West Seattle, Washington Federal Way, Washington. The preferred candidate will have a working knowledge of senior living and a proven track record of meeting or exceeding professional sales objectives. Learn more about us at Daystarseattle.com

Responsibilities include:

  • Promote our CORE Values
    • Dedicated, Optimistic, Trustworthy, Embrace Change, Seek to Understand
  • Execute sales and marketing goals and objectives to meet or exceed occupancy and revenue
  • Manage our sales metrics which include lead analysis, sales activity, closing ratios, and database targets
  • Act as part of the overall management team in regard to the operation of the
  • Work closely with the Executive Director: channel feedback on trends, community and competitor activity, team needs, and prospect concerns

 

Complete job description available for review during the interview process

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Sales driven and outcome-focused
  • At least 2 years experience in sales and marketing
  • Previous real estate or senior living experience a plus
  • Have in-depth knowledge of competitors and community resources
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and database management
  • Team player with the ability to respond promptly
  • Detail-oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Tues – Saturday work schedule with the ability to be flexible
  • A passion for working with and serving the senior population
  • Ability to work weekends and occasional evening

  Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance Pay Structure:
  • Salaried plus Sales Commission

Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter to eva@daystarseattle.com

Please list “Sales Director” in the subject line of your email. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. All offers of employment are conditioned on passing a background check and drug screening.

 

Currently, we are following all state-mandated COVID protocols for all residents and workplace safety.

 

Job Title: Maintenance Director

Description: At Daystar Retirement Village we select staff who show integrity, patience, pride in their work, and enjoy having fun while doing it. As the Maintenance Director, you are responsible for all things maintenance and housekeeping, therefore this position plays a critical role in ensuring the community is attractive, well-maintained, and safe for our senior residents and staff.

The Maintenance Director leads 2 FT housekeepers and 1 FT Maintenance Tech to assure the building's interiors and exteriors are maintained to the highest standard achievable. The director actively participates as a member of the team and is committed to working toward team goals. This position is a working manager position. The maintenance Director will make repairs in occupied apartments, as well as repaint and shampoo carpets in turnover units, will provide leadership, training, and development of assigned staff members is responsible for the implementation of community Safety Program, performs safety audits/checklists and emergency drills, just to name a few

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain resident confidentiality
  • Must pass DSHS Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment Drug Test (THC will disqualify)
  • Knowledge of DSHS Guidelines for Assisted Living or ability to quickly learn
  • Knowledge of Fire Marshal Guidelines for Assisted Living or ability to quickly learn
  • Knowledge of computer, internet, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Ability to read/write in English and have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to move intermittently throughout the day. Able to push, pull, bend, stoop, reach and lift most of the time. Must to able to lift, push, pull and move equipment, supplies, etc. in the excess of fifty (50) pounds throughout the workday. May be exposed to blood/body fluids.
  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods, and lift fifty (50) lbs.
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents.
  • Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability
  • MUST BE RESPONSIVE TO AFTER HOUR AND WEEKEND CALLS (24/7) working remotely not allowed
  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid 19

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Eva Thomas, Daystar's Executive Director eva@daystarseattle.com

Please list “Maintenance Director” in the subject line of your email. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. All offers of employment are conditioned on passing a background check and drug screening.

Currently, we are following all state-mandated COVID protocols for all residents and workplace safety. All new hires must test negative for COVID-19 before hiring, we do testing on sight. All interviews must be masked and tempted before entering the building.

Job Title: Caregiver (2 openings)

Description: Daystar Retirement Village is a premier retirement community located in beautiful West Seattle. We are seeking highly qualified and experienced licensed caregivers to join our Assisted Living Community to care for our senior residents. We are seeking 2 full-time caregivers. Daystar Retirement Village gives service to our residents 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, and the work schedules reflect those times. We offer a 401k savings plan after 1 year of full-time employment, paid holidays after a 90-day introductory period, paid sick time, and 80 hours of paid vacation time after the first year of full-time employment.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Previous experience working as a caregiver
  • Have a current CNA/HCA license
  • Willingness to train in position
  • Exemplifies patience
  • A passion for working with and serving the senior population

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

Please list “Caregiver” in the subject line of your email. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. All offers of employment are conditioned on passing a background check and drug screening.

Currently, we are following all state-mandated COVID protocols for all residents and workplace safety. All new hires must test negative for COVID-19 before hiring, we do testing on sight. All interviews must be masked and tempted before entering the building.

Job Title:   Cooks/Dining Servers (several openings)

Description: Daystar Retirement Village is seeking numerous positions in the kitchen, from dining servers to cooks. Job descriptions are from pouring coffee and vacuuming to cooking a full course meal. Must enjoy working with seniors and be a team player in all aspects. We are looking to hire immediately. For all full-time positions, we offer a 401k savings plan after 1 year of full-time employment, paid holidays after a 90 day introductory period, paid sick time, and 80 hours of paid vacation time after the first year of full-time employment. Must pass a pre-employment drug test (THC Will disqualify) and a DSHS Criminal background check before hiring.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Previous experience working  in Dining/Kitchen
  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • Exemplifies patience
  • A passion for working with and serving the senior population

Benefits (For Full-Time Employees):

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

Please list “Kitchen Positions” in the subject line of your email. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. All offers of employment are conditioned on passing a background check and drug screening.

Currently, we are following all state-mandated COVID protocols for all residents and workplace safety. All new hires must test negative for COVID-19 before hiring, we do testing on sight. All interviews must be masked and tempted before entering the building


"I hope you know how
much Dad appreciates
 the excellent care
he receives from you!"

—Peggy Jamerson, Resident Family Member

 

"Hey, this is a nice place! It's so
clean! My dad is starting to get
forgetful. It would be great if he
could live here."

—Visiting EMT

 

"Please express to the staff
how appreciative my mother is
of all the staff, and the help
they provide to her. She wouldn't
get along nearly as well
without the caring
and concern of the Daystar
employees!"

Jason Hart, Resident's Son

 

I'm so grateful to be at
Daystar, it gets me out
with other people that think
like I do, instead of
sitting in my room.

- Betty, Daystar Resident

 

"Wow! What a lovely place!
It's so homey and you can
tell people are loved and
cared for here."

—Brenda Oliver, Visiting RN

 

"She has received such kindness
and so much attention from
everyone that we know without a
doubt that she is safe and well
cared for. We have great trust in
everyone at Daystar and could not
wish for a better place for our
mother. Thank you and thank you
to all concerned."

— Chad Baker, Resident's Son

 

"Mom is very happy with her
new apartment and the services
she is receiving. Thank you
all for helping us in
this transition."

— Peter Miller, Resident's Son

 

The thing I like most about
living here is the many
pleasant and smiling faces
that I love!

- Barbara, Daystar Resident

 

I like the daily Bible Lesson
readings and also the
Mother Church live
web chats and Wednesday
Testimony Meetings

- Pat, Daystar Resident

 

What could be better?
Daystar is friendly and
homelike, we can do laundry
in our own apartment,
there is shopping across
the street, and there are
good neighbors!

- Helen, Daystar Resident

 

The staff is very caring
and responds quickly
and efficiently.

- Sharon, Daystar Resident

 

I want to let you know
about an exceptional employee
here - Vanessa. She is always so
helpful, friendly, concerned,
compentent and a wonderful
caregiver! I always feel reassured
that whatever comes up, she'll
be able to handle everything.

—Audrey -Daystar Resident

 

It is always a pleasure to send
families your way!

- Colleen Hughes-Craft
A Place For Mom