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Christian Horizons Director of Wellness in Springfield, Illinois


At River Birch Living, a part of Christian Horizons, you'll find a rewarding place to work with the satisfaction that comes from living your purpose and making a real difference in the lives of others. You’ll find an incredible spirit in our community. It’s in the smiles of our residents and the dedication of our associates. It inspires all who share our mission – from the director to caregivers, housekeepers and chaplains. Remarkable people work here and there's a place here for you.

Founded in 1962, our God-centered mission continues today. Our mission is to cultivate a compassionate and positive environment where living means thriving, where residents lead the abundant life they were intended to lead.


The Director of Wellness provides nursing leadership and sets resident care standards for all direct care providers. This key role provides management for the nursing department in compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate requirements. He/she works as a team member with all departments to create a universal worker atmosphere to assure Residents receive optimal care.

The health and safety of our associates and residents is a priority. To this end,flu and Covid-19 vaccinations will be a condition of employment with the exception of an approved accommodation. Vaccines are offered free of charge


We offer a competitive package:

  • Paid Time Off

  • Medical

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 403(b)

  • Employee Assistant Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Voluntary Benefits

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Critical Illness Insurance

  • Group Accident Insurance

  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance

  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance

  • Lifelock

  • Direct, evaluate and supervise all Resident care and initiate corrective action as necessary.

  • Ensure building remains in substantial compliance for all state and federal agencies.

  • Plan and manage the process of ensuring the building does well in all state and federal surveys.

  • Ensure a clutter and odor free environment.

  • Function as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care to all Residents.

  • Demonstrate consistent management of nursing service problems and emergency situations.

  • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each Resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.

  • Ensure quality customer service to the Residents, families, staff, and all external customers the department serves.

  • Conduct staff meetings with all shifts to plan, coordinate, and implement departmental and corporate policies and procedures.

  • Direct and supervise the scheduling of employees within established guidelines for allocation of personnel on duty.

  • Assume responsibility for department compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate regulations.

  • Graduate from certified school of nursing.

  • Current license with the state as a licensed nurse in good standing required (minimum of LPN).

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in nursing supervision position required.

  • Experience in Assisted or Supportive Living preferred.

  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office experience preferred.

  • Able to follow and give written and oral directions.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, Residents, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.

  • Display leadership qualities, good communication skills, and a desire to continuously learn.

  • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Homes’ background check policy, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within.

Street: 4012 Cockrell Lane

ID: 2023-8019

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