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Memory Care Director

Company: Watercrest Senior Living
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

SERVANT LEADERSHIP:Watercrest Senior Living Group associates answer a calling to serve seniors and their families every day. They are recognized for their achievements and empowered to share their vast experience with their peers ensuring the quality of our assisted living and memory care services and the well-being of our residents. Our associates champion a culture which nurtures relationships in the interest of acting as trusted advisors. By continuously investing in these servant hearts, Watercrest Senior Living Group develops value-centered leaders who deliver personalized services.GENERAL SUMMARY:The Memory Care Director (MCD) position promotes the illuminate Memory Care mission and philosophy by Watercrest Senior Living. The MCD is responsible for providing overall leadership and management to the Memory Care neighborhood and team. The MCD will plan, organize, and lead the overall operations of the illuminate Memory Care Program. You will be responsible for overseeing compliance in accordance with company policy and procedures, federal, state, and local laws. If you are an engaging, interactive, compassionate leader who is driven to provide service and programming excellence to individuals with Dementia, then the Watercrest Memory Care Director role is for you!ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Be a Servant Leader.Provide supervision, training, coaching, and associated talent management processes with Memory Care team members in accordance with company policies and regulatory guidelines. This may include payroll, scheduling, and associated functions.Promote the companys memory care philosophy and adhere to the associated standards.Lead, plan, organize and oversee high-quality memory care activities throughout the day creating an engaging community for residents to call home.Ensure the development and execution of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly programs in accordance with company standards.Develop and oversee calendar functions.Partner with programming and other community team members to plan and develop programs for the Memory Care residents.Participate in resident assessments specifically contributing to the areas the physical, mental, social, emotional and functional condition/capabilities of all residents in Memory Care.Communicate resident care needs or changes in condition with Resident Wellness Director, responsible party, physicians and other healthcare providers.Assist with maintaining resident charts as required by state and federal regulations.Conducts assessments of residents needs at admission, at regularly scheduled intervals, and as needed.Implement the companys programs and associated processes designed to promote an exceptional experience for visitors, residents, and team members.Responsible for department budget and expenses.Maintain current knowledge of Alzheimers and Dementia topics.Participate in community meetings and events.Perform other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, team members, residents, family members, guests, vendors, referral sources, and outside contacts.Able to manage revenue and expense budget.Able to make independent decisions.Must be able to communicate in a warm, friendly and caring manner.Must be familiar with and adhere to guidelines related to the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens.EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:Associates Degree or equivalent training and education.Bachelors Degree preferred.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Minimum of 3 years experience in senior living preferably in a Memory Care environment.Strong leadership skills with a minimum of 2 years experience in supervising and management.LPN license strongly preferredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position:Able to stand or walk 75% of the day.Able to drive the community bus.Able to concentrate with frequent interruptions.Able to work under stress and in emergency situations.Able to work under conditions that require sitting, standing, walking, reaching, pulling, pushing, and grasping.Able to speak and hear effectively to convey instructions and information to residents and team members.Occasionally lift/carry up to 50 pounds.OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE / PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:Work in all areas of the community.Subject to reactions from dust, disinfectants and cleaning chemicals and may be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and other conditions.Use personal protective equipment and supplies when needed to prevent burns, falls, and infection.Personal protective equipment includes infection control kit, rubber gloves, and non-slip shoes.Subject to infectious diseases, substances, and odors.Follow Safety Policy & Procedures.LPN strongly preferred, In weekend rotation for manager on dutyby Jobble

Keywords: Watercrest Senior Living, Melbourne , Memory Care Director, Executive , Melbourne, Florida

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