ACTIVITY COORDINATOR FOR MEMORY CARE COMMUNITY
Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland 15 Burton Hills Blvd Nashville, TN 37215
Job #: BSL000151316
Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.
Brookdale Senior Living, the largest senior living provider in the United States, has an opening for a program coordinator in a dementia care community. The candidate must be an energetic and outgoing leader, knowledgeable in person-centered dementia programming, the disease process, and family support. This position requires someone who can design, implement and lead dementia programs, coordinate training for care associates, participate in the care plan process, demonstrate leadership skills, manage the department budget and supplies, and be a resource to associates, family and community professionals regarding the program and benefits. It also requires a strong understanding of therapeutic and behavioral interventions and techniques for effectively interacting with individuals with cognitive impairment.
Qualifications include education and experience in designing and implementing programs with residents who have Alzheimer's disease and related dementia in a residential setting, and a bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation, recreation management, gerontology or related fields. At least one or more years of direct programming experience with older adults and persons with dementia is preferred. He or she must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and Outlook. A driver's license and good driving record are required. Work schedules include some evenings, weekends and holidays.
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Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.
Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan. BR img src='http://career.staffingsoft.com/images/013-97-151322.aspx'