Memory Care Program Manager

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Brookdale Bakersfield, CA

Company
Brookdale
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
065727
AJE Ref #
575852020
Location
Bakersfield, CA
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Brookdale Bakersfield 8100 Westwold Drive Bakersfield , CA 93311
Job #: 065727

Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.

Your responsibilities:
* Design and implement memory care programs and activities that meet the individual needs and interests of residents, in accordance with company standards
* Hire, train and directly oversee resident care staff in all aspects of the Memory Enhancement and Memory Care Programs
* Plan a weekly calendar that promotes resident participation in a structured environment, including one-to-one programming for residents who cannot participate in a group setting
* Work closely with care staff and executive director to ensure Memory Care daily path is in place and followed for each resident
* Routinely provide program directions, materials and resources to associates to ensure their success when facilitating programs
* Plan, coordinate and appropriately decorate the community for special events, seasons, holidays and signature programs

Required skills and qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation or activities related field preferred
* Two years programming experience for older adults; previous management experience preferred
* Experience with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in a residential setting
* Computer and software proficiency, specifically with Microsoft Office and Adobe
* Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
* Must enjoy working with the senior population

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/013-97-147455.aspx'