Director of Nursing

Nursing Traverse City, Michigan


Joining the Wallick Senior Living team as the Director of Nursing (LPN/RN) is your opportunity to make an impact in the daily lives of our senior residents. At Wallick, we take our mission of opening doors to homes, opportunity, and hope seriously through providing exceptional, mission driven care. 

Come be a part of building the nursing team in our BRAND-NEW building, Meadow Valley, set to open summer of 2024.

We are a team that believes in making a difference in our residents’ lives - we will help you reach your potential while you help others reach theirs in a luxurious, comfortable and safe space.   

Wallick Senior Living gives senior citizens a place called “home” – thanks to three decades of experience in developing, building, and managing independent living, assisted living and memory care communities across the state of Ohio and Michigan.  

  • 37 years serving our communities    
  • 9 communities and growing     
  • 500+ associates     
  • 92% associate engagement score   

Wallick’s Mission: Opening doors to homes, opportunity, and hope.         

Wallick’s Values: Our Values flow directly from our Mission and set the expectation for how all associates work together.  These values are:       

  • Care     
  • Character     
  • Collaboration    

Working at Wallick Communities:    

Diversity, equity, inclusion, plus belonging. Four impactful words. One powerful and transformative journey. Here at Wallick, we know that when we invest in the equity of each group, all groups benefit. It’s not about one person, one idea, nor any one action. It’s about what we can accomplish together. Join us and work towards creating an inclusive and diverse workforce experience at Wallick.    

About your role as the Director of Nursing (LPN):   

In accordance with the Wallick Mission and Values, coordinate and manage the nursing aspect of the assisted living facility in accordance with federal, state, local and company guidelines in order to assure the highest degree of resident care is maintained.   

The Wellness Director will report to the Executive Director and oversee all nursing staff.     

 The work – How you will contribute as the Director of Nursing on our team:      

  • Provide leadership and daily instruction to the nursing department staff.  
  • Ensure appropriate staffing levels are maintained 
  • Ensure proper dispensing and documentation for medications.  
  • Oversight of the move-in & move-out process according to governing regulations.  
  • Maintain positive relationships with customers, vendors, associates, residents and their families.  
  • Oversight of compliance as it relates to the nursing department.  
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

About You: You have great customer service skills, and are flexible, compassionate, and dependable. Previous experience working in an Assisted Living or Memory Care Community is a plus, but all are encouraged to apply!        

You’ll also have:    

  • 2 or more years experience in a nursing leadership role.   
  • Must be proficient operating a computer and Microsoft office. skills. 
  • Strong clinical skills.  
  • The ability to effectively communicate with associates, residents and family members.  
  • You can make decisions that may affect any or all internal departments, as well as the community. 
  • Michigan Nursing License 

What we offer you:     

  • Pay on-demand (access your money as you earn it)     
  • Paid Parental Leave  
  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance within two weeks    
  • Free meals    
  • Company provided uniforms    
  • Gym membership or Fitness equipment reimbursement   
  • Company paid life and long-term disability insurance    
  • Voluntary life, short-term disability, accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity coverage    
  • Paid time off & Holiday Pay    
  • 401(k) with a company match after 90 days    
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Employee Referral Bonus