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Memory Program Coordinator, Career Opportunity in Memphis, Tennessee

Job description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Supervises the Memory Department Staff including Caregivers and Activity Assistants. 
  • Implement and maintain the systems and programs in accordance with state regulations and to Belmont Village Senior Living's standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensures person-centered programming throughout all activity programs consistent with Belmont Village standards.
  • Conducts monthly advanced dementia training for all staff and is the dementia expert for the community.
  • Maintains regular and consistent communication with the management team and the Dementia Program staff.
  • Supervises the overall duties and responsibilities of the Activity Assistants including monthly calendar, events and Volunteer Program.
  • Conducts cognitive assessments on prospective and current residents translating outcomes to service plans related to care and programming.
  • Ensures adequate staffing through staff scheduling
  • Hires,trains, coaches, mentors and manages Caregivers and Activity Assistants
  • Works collaboratively with Director of Resident Care Services to oversee nursing staff assigned to Secured Dementia
  • Ensures the quality of meal organization, delivery, and service.
  • Ensures complete and consistent documentation with all functions.
  • Ensures a safe and secure environment for both residents and staff.
  • Ensures communication and involvement with the residents’ family members through special events, scheduled meetings, and quarterly meetings.
  • Provides program support including relevant research and background material for Activity Assistants, maintaining inventory of activity supplies, facilitating and trouble-shooting as needed

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises the Memory Program staff including caregivers and Activity Assistants

Required Skills

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 1-year experience working directly with the elderly or individuals with disabilities.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a memory program setting
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory or managerial experience.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings.
  • Minimum of 2 years management experience in a Memory Program setting. 

 PREFERENCES

  • Bachelor’s degree in Gerontology, Psychology, Social Work, Education, Recreational or Occupational Therapy.
  • 4-5 years of supervisory or managerial experience.
  • Proficiency with MS Office products
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