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Director of Memory Care

Company: Harbor Retirement Associates
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Has oversight for non-licensed operations in Memory Care. Has the responsibility of the safety and well-being of all MC residents. Actively manages resident safety, life enrichment programs, non-licensed care, social settings in dining, and appropriate dementia environment. Has the ability as an Alzheimer's trainer, support group facilitator and family advocate. Is overall responsible for providing a pleasant living environment for residents under his/her charge and creates a positive workplace for associates.Essential Functions:* Supervise and direct Memory Care associates.* Maintain stimulating life enrichment activity programs thatempower, maintain and support individual preferences andcapabilities.* Maintain environments that promote feelings of safety andsecurity, overall well-being and happiness in personal andcongregate areas of the community.* Maintain a positive social model (non-clinical) resulting in ahomelike environment.* Interview residents and families prior to admission and partner inreview with the Director of Resident Care. Completion of PersonCentered Care (PCC) reviews on all new residents admitted.* Ensure residents non licensed Activities of Daily Living (ADL)such as bathing, dressing, grooming, dining, continence care,mobility and other functions are being met through partnershipwith Director of Resident Care.* Train associates and model expectation for resident's successful dining experience.* Responds to resident, family and associate concerns in an appropriate, timely and courteous manner.* Develop and execute calendar of Life Enrichment programs. Ensure proper documentation of Life Enrichment programs on a daily basis.* Oversight of Family Partnership volunteer program for memory care.* Ensure that associates makes resident rounds every two hours or asrequired to ensure safety.* Assist in the admission, transfer and discharge of residents.* Accept any other tasks, assignments or requests as deemednecessary by the Executive Director.* Recognizing changes in residents' conditions and reporting suchchanges to the Director of resident care.* Reporting immediately all accidents involving residents to theDirector of Resident Care.* Understanding and communicating fire and emergency procedures,hazardous materials, MSDS, and Community safety precautions.* Understanding and ensuring compliance with UniversalPrecautions including but not limited to infection controlstandards, hazardous waste policies, blood borne pathogens and allsafety rules.* Pursuing education development in Alzheimer's disease andrelated disorders.Non-Essential Functions:* Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servantleadership* Encourages teamwork and promotes company philosophy* Attends required community meetings and participates LifeEnrichment activities when able* Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA Universityif applicable* Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position ona regular, predictable basis* Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing personusing the Safe Return program or equivalent* Becomes familiar and understands the steps for fire evacuationQualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:* Bachelor's degree preferred; equivalent education and experience;subject to State requirements.* Training in dementia care or Alzheimer's is strongly preferred.* Able to effectively supervise a diverse employee work group* One to two years related experience and/or training or equivalentcombination of education, experience and staff management* Experience using Microsoft Office and Outlook software. Basictyping skills required* Previous experience in caring for seniors in an assisted living ornursing home environment.* Supervision and management experience to supervise staff.

Keywords: Harbor Retirement Associates, Miami , Director of Memory Care, Executive , West Palm Beach, Florida

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