National Church Residences

*Memory Care Activities Assistant

Job ID
2016-9295
Shift
1st
Type
Regular Full-Time
Waters Edge of Bradenton

Overview

For over 50 years, National Church Residences has been providing quality housing and care at affordable prices for seniors. Our mission is national in scope, as the largest not-for-profit provider of affordable housing in the country, with over 350 communities in 28 states and Puerto Rico and it originates from a Christian commitment of service to older adults. Open to people of every faith, National Church Residences has become a leading name in senior services, retirement community management and support for people in need, such as permanent supportive housing for the formerly homeless.

 

Responsibilities

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinates memory care programming to include developing recommended programming and providing training and education to caregivers and families.

 

  • Ensures memory care life enrichment programs meet a variety of interests, physical, cognitive, and social based on admission questionnaire and communications from residents, caregivers and families.

 

  • Participates in developing, updating, and writing of dementia policies and procedures to support program and practice.

 

  • May facilitates dementia group meetings to provide the latest information on dementia issues and encourages care service development and implementation of new ideas.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma

 

Experience: Two or more years of experience in a similar role in a memory care unit.

 

Mental: Must have good communication, comprehension, and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to speak, read, write and understand English.

 

Skills: Must have working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and World Wide Web.

 

Licensure: Certification in Memory Care or Activities Programming required.

 

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