Memory Care Coordinator

  • Company:
    Amica Mature Lifestyles
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

MEMORY CARE COORDINATORAmica at Georgetown(Full Time)KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES*Develops and facilitates programs to meet the needs of the residents within the Memory Care program ensuring that legislative guidelines, best practices and expectations related to retirement and memory care are followed.*Organizes, facilitates and tracks in-service and continuing education programs for Memory Care team members.*Manages a large group of Resident Care Partners in the Memory Care neighbourhood to ensure resident care, monitoring and appropriate interaction by forecasting staffing levels, recruiting, onboarding, supervising, developing, motivating and retaining team members.*Fosters and maintains a strong relationship with residents and their families by actively interacting with residents, families and guests in a professional, courteous manner and facilitating regular meetings with residents and families.*Actively participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary management team responsible for resident care and services by interacting with the Wellness Team to update resident assessment and service plans and working together with other department heads.*Ensures the integrity, accuracy and timely completion of resident records, reports and assessments by collaborating with the Director of Wellness, maintaining resident records according to legislative regulations and policies to include necessary documentations such as, progress notes and reports.*Liaises with and provides support to the Life Enrichment Coordinator by collaborating and assisting with the development of recreation, activities and life enriching programs for both individual and group involvement based on resident needs and interests; and assessing residents for development of life enriching programs and service plans in a timely manner.*Liaises and consults with inspectors and professionals in relation to the needs of residents and department activities.*Performs other related duties consistent with the duties outlined above as assigned.Education:Diploma from a recognized college related to social services, healthcare or gerontologyLicense/Designation:First Aid and CPR certifiedExperience: Three (3) years’ experience working with dementia, including Alzheimer’s and other aging illnesses in a healthcare settingTwo (2) years organizational management and leadership experienceKnowledge:Seniors’ care, aging, dementia and diversityHealthcare issues and memory care servicesLeadership best practices and principlesLegislative regulations and policies related to retirement careChanges in mobility of seniors and mechanical lifting devicesMust be familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or actual danger to health or safety in the work place and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staffCompetencies, Skills & Abilities:Ability to supervise, organize and schedule work functions and motivate a team of professional employeesStrong oral, verbal and interpersonal communication skillsAbility to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of peopleExcellent organizational skills and ability to multi-taskAbility to resolve contentious or sensitive issues or situationsExcellent computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and electronic care systemsAbility to maintain confidentiality of resident informationAbility to work in a flexible environment to meet the needs of the residents, including weekend and holiday coverage, as requiredDesirable Qualifications:Dementia Practitioner CertificationExperience with YARDI (electronic care system) preferredDegree from a recognized university