National Church Residences

  • Memory Care Programmer

    Job ID
    2018-12091
    Location : Address
    Waters Edge of Bradenton
  • Overview

    According to prescribed policies and procedures of the organization including all applicable state, federal and accreditation regulations and under the supervision of the Executive Director/Administrator assumes responsibility for developing memory care programs for residents within the context of individually evolving care plans and as part of the interdisciplinary team delivering a coordinated approach to resident care.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Implements memory care programming to include selecting priority care practice areas, developing recommended programming, and providing training and education to caregivers and families.
    • Ensures programs meet a variety of interests, physical, cognitive, and social based on admission questioner and communications from residents, caregivers and families.
    • Serves as liaison between memory care unit and internal departments as well as external providers.  Works with Hospice, home health and other support teams to facilitate excellent care coordination.
    • Participates in developing, updating, and writing of dementia policies and procedures to support program and practice.
    • Facilitates dementia group meetings to provide the latest information on dementia issues and encourages care service development and implementation of new      ideas.
    • Ensures incorporation of the practice recommendations into quality assurance systems for nursing.
    • Acts as the primary point of clinical contact and information resource for Memory Care residents and is responsible for the management of individuals requiring a specialist for intervention or support.
    • Ensures appropriate staffing levels. Manages the recruiting, interviewing, counseling, supervising and termination procedures of all assigned employees and volunteers. 
    • Assists Director of Nursing by providing input regarding nurse and aide performance for employee reviews, education, and discipline.

    NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Assists in developing and modifying policies and procedures.
    • Manages resources in an efficient and effective manner through the use of expert knowledge and judgment.
    • Participates in management meetings and budget/revenue preparation and control.

    EXPECTATIONS

    • Demonstrates and maintains a positive, professional manner, manages time efficiently and effectively, provides leadership as a role model to promote a team      approach, and participates in appropriate problem solving methods. 
    • With respect to Resident Rights, ensures all care is provided with respect and dignity for clients, reports all complaints made by clients and/or families to the appropriate supervisors, reports all allegations of abuse, misappropriation of funds/client property and/or any other corporate compliance items immediately. 
    • Must adhere to all policies, procedures, terms and conditions set forth in the National Church Residences’ Employee Information Guide (EIG) as well as any facility handbook including but not limited to corporate compliance, drug free workplace, safe work practices, all federal, state, local regulations and laws. 
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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