​Employment Opportunities

Posted 8/21/2017

LPN – Director of Health and Wellness – BrightStar Senior Living (Madison, WI)

BrightStar Senior Living is a small assisted living and memory care community located on the Madison Westside looking for an experienced LPN to work in the full time role as Director of Health and Wellness.  The BrightStar Senior Living community offers support to older adults with physical and cognitive limitations.

The Director of Health and Wellness shall assist and support the successful operations of BrightStar Senior Living’s clinical excellence.  The Director of Health and Wellness will be responsible for daily resident nursing support, supervision and support of lead care giving staff, clinical quality assurance, resident care planning, resident and family communications, and successful management of the nursing budget.  As with others on the management team, the Director of Health and Wellness will be responsible for providing on-call support to our direct care staff.  The Director of Health and Wellness will assist in establishing, implementing and evaluating goals and objectives for BrightStar Senior Living that meet and promote the standards of quality.


  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • One (1)+ year experience in nursing positions, preferably from within a Long Term Care, Assisted Living and/or Memory Care community.
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and communication skills (English)
  • Keen Attention to detail
  • Caring and compassionate disposition
  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting, moving and transporting residents
  • Valid Driver’s License and auto insurance
  • Flexibility: the Director of Health and Wellness will be required to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the community.
  • Position may require working weeknd and evening hours and/or on-call status.
  • PC literacy.

Clean background and criminal record
This full-time position offers Health, Dental, Vision, and 401K.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Educational Opportunities

NCSBN Offers Free Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Training Materials

Nurses and Nursing Students can access free continuing education (CE) course material on          Substance Use Disorder online at www.learningext.com.  As a member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) the Wisconsin Board of Nursing wishes to alert Wisconsin Nurses and Nursing Students of the availability of this valuable resource.  NCSBN is offering these courses due to “the common need to arm nurses and nursing students with knowledge to help identify the warning signs of SUD in patients, nurses and the general public and to provide guidelines for prevention, education and intervention.”  The website also offers a downloadable brochure “What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorder in    Nursing” and a resource guide “Substance Use Disorder in   Nursing.” For more information about NCSBN please visit www.ncsbn.org.


Wisconsin Association of Licensed Practical Nurses