Memory Care Program Coordinator
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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/31/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONFull Time Activities Coordinator for Secured Dementia Care Community / Tuesday thru Saturday
Brookdale Lakewood 3151 S. Wadsworth Blvd Lakewood , CO 80227
Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.
* Administer dementia programs to meet the individual needs and interests of residents, in accordance with company standards
* Coordinate training and education of care staff regarding memory care programs/activities
* Participate in pre-admission screenings of prospective new residents, as assigned by supervisor
* Communicate positively with residents, families and community professionals regarding the memory care program and its benefits
* Manage volunteer program, including training and supervising volunteers
Required skills and qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation or activities related field preferred
* Must have a valid CO Driver's License and be able to drive company vehicle for Resident outings
* One year direct programming experience with older adults
* Experience with Alzheimer's patients and other dementia's in a residential setting preferred
* Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
If you're a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!
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/013-97-149298.aspx'