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Memory Care Director

Company: Southeast Senior Living
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


To develop, coordinate and implement programs and services for residents with cognitive impairment; to provide a therapeutic environment that maintains each resident's highest level of well being of mind, body and spirit.

Essential Functions

Job Functions

  • Direct and supervise Memory care staff
  • Coordinates the implementation of the Memory Care Program mission, goals and philosophy
  • Provides or secures training to associates in the Community including training caring for residents with memory impairment and other advanced training
  • Provides or secures the additional training/practicum experience to Resident Caregiver associates of Memory Care Program
  • Coordinates with Director of Resident Care in establishing and maintaining a staffing pattern to meet our customized care commitment
  • Maintains a mentally, physically and spiritually stimulating activity program that is geared to the individual's preferences and capabilities
  • Participates with the Director of Resident Care in the hiring, scheduling and supervising of Resident Associates assigned to the Memory Care program
  • Acts as liaison to facilitate communications among Memory Care, the community, family members and the local community
  • Maintains as environment in the residents' personal and congregate areas, which will help to compensate for cognitive, sensory and physical impairments
  • Interviews residents and families prior to admission. Coordinates the pre-admission screening and assessment process with Directors of Marketing and Resident Care
  • Coordinates with the Director of Resident Care, Memory Care Program Caregivers and families in the development of the 24-hour plan for the residents and updates the plan in a timely manner
  • Coordinates delivery of services for each resident according to the 24-hour plan
  • Attends Department head meetings and leads regularly scheduled Memory Care Program meetings
  • Provides Caregivers with updates and in-service training programs and Memory Care programs
  • Pursues educational development in Alzheimer's disease and related disorders
  • Assists the Marketing Director in promoting the Memory Care Program to doctors, hospital discharge planners and local community agencies
  • Participate as instructed in the sales process of potential residents
  • Coordinates the Memory Care Program volunteer/mentor program
  • Develops and maintains the community's resource library
  • Models our company philosophy, helping out whenever needed to meet residents' needs and working as a member of the overall team
  • Participate as a Manager on Duty during assigned weekends
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and/or Director of Health and Wellness Qualifications
    • Must be 21 years of age or older
    • Knowledgeable of applicable state regulations
    • Must read, write, speak and understand English
    • Bachelor's Degree in social Work, Psychology, Gerontology, Therapeutic Recreation or equivalent is desired. Previous successful management of a Memory care unit is required
    • Knowledge and experience in working with older adults with memory impairment; at least two years experience in geriatric care
    • Ability to communicate individually, and in group settings
    • Maintains professional conduct with associates. Supervisory experience desirable
    • Must have upper body strength adequate to bend, lift, shift, move, and/or assist in moving articles of more than twenty-five pounds
    • Must be able to squat, reach, stretch without distress, Must be able to tolerate extended periods walking, standing

Keywords: Southeast Senior Living, Athens , Memory Care Director, Executive , Athens, Georgia

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