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Memory Care Director - Senior Living

Company: Maplewood Brewster LLC
Location: Eastham
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Memory Care Director -

Join the Maplewood Management Team with Maplewood at Brewster!  Maplewood Senior Living is the largest provider of luxury senior housing on Cape Cod.

Maplewood at Brewster is an award winning senior living community located in the beautiful coastal town of Brewster, MA. With a robust culture and growing number of opportunities for the future, we are hiring individuals to join our management team. If you exemplify values of integrity, a passion for seniors, and professionalism, and are looking for opportunities to grow, consider Maplewood.  

Maplewood at Brewster is currently hiring a Memory Care Director to oversee our state of the art memory care neighborhood.  

The Memory Care Director is responsible for meeting Maplewood’s standards and practices, along with state and federal regulations as they relate to memory care and programming. The Memory Care Director is responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of all programs, ensuring that they are therapeutic to the residents and maximize their quality of life.

Maplewood Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time-off, voluntary Aflac insurance, life insurance and a 401k plan.

APPLY NOW or visit our community daily 9am – 6pm to apply in person or to find out more about this opportunity - Maplewood at Brewster, 820 Harwich Rd, Brewster, MA

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to all residents, family members, responsible persons, and visitors of residents in the community
  • Create a positive atmosphere with an engaging variety of resident programming; act as mentor to all associates in department
  • Design and implement a diverse program calendar based on residents’ interests & abilities, provide dignity to all
  • Plan, schedule, lead and monitor recreational programs to meet the needs of all of our residents, no matter their cognitive level
  • Successfully work within budgetary guidelines
  • Hire, train, schedule, supervise, direct and evaluate the performance of all Memory Care program associates
  • Ensure memory care program meets all state, federal and other regulations
  • Provide monthly dementia related in-service to all community associates
  • Train and monitor caregiving team’s dementia-oriented approach; coach as needed
  • Provide family education on issues or topics related to dementia care
  • Provide a monthly family support group
  • Coordinate transportation for outings and events outside of the community

Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification:

  • Degree in social work, nursing, psychology, gerontology or therapeutic recreation or related field. Non-degreed individuals with at least 5 years direct dementia-related resident experience may be considered
  • Must have minimum two (2) years' experience within a senior living environment specializing Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases in a “hands-on” supervisory capacity (required)
  • Is a Certified Dementia Practitioner CDP® or will complete the necessary steps to become certified within the first 90 days of employment
  • Must possess a passion for working with seniors and improving their quality of life
  • Thorough understanding of Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases is essential
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Basic typing skills and computer knowledge; familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Publisher and creative software helpful

Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Maplewood Brewster LLC, Nantucket , Memory Care Director - Senior Living, Other , Eastham, Massachusetts

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