• Memory Care Director

    Job Locations US-CA-Torrance
    Posted Date 6 days ago(1/9/2019 8:02 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1072
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    Are you passionate about serving people? Do you love working with seniors? Then a highly rewarding and exciting opportunity awaits you at our senior living community, Clearwater Living at South Bay, Torrance, CA. 

     

    Clearwater Living associates enjoy the great benefits:

    • Highly competitive salaries
    • Excellent benefits - Clearwater pays 90% of the associates’ health benefits
    • 401k contributions
    • Paid Time Off and sick leave
    • Exciting opportunities to grow

    The Memory Care Director serves as a liaison with hospital personnel, physicians, community organizations and other health related service agencies to provide quality care to our memory care residents, suffering from Dementia, Alzheimer’s or other memory disorders. Additionally, this role is responsible for hiring, training and managing a staff that is capable of providing superior care, while also maintaining the physical and emotional health of memory care residents accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct and coordinate the potential memory care resident assessment program in accordance with current rules, regulations, and community policies and procedures that govern resident assessment: including:
    • Ensure that an initial memory care resident assessment is completed prior to each resident’s move-in date and a comprehensive care plan is completed upon move-in
    • Conduct interviews and observations of the memory care residents on a continual basis to alert the Executive Director, family members, Health Services Director and others (as necessary) of any changes in the physical or emotional health of the memory care resident
    • Conduct routinely scheduled re-assessments on each memory care resident, and change of condition assessments as needed for each resident to:
    • Ensure each memory care resident is receiving the best possible care and programs to meet their individual needs
    • Conduct interviews and observations of the memory care residents on a continual basis
    • Alert Executive Director, family members and others (as necessary) of any changes in the physical or emotional health of the assisted living resident, and the department’s ability to meet those needs
    • Ensure continuity of the memory care residents’ total care regimen by developing methods for the coordination of nursing services with other resident services:
    • Work closely with all departments in the community to ensure memory care residents are receiving all available services to enhance their quality of life
    • Act as a resource/care manager for the memory care residents and their families
    • Contact physicians, family and others to obtain orders for care and represent the community

     

    Qualifications

    • AA or Bachelor’s degree preferred in nursing, human services, healthcare, or related fields or combination of education and experience supervising others in a senior living or hospitality environment
    • Minimum five to seven years of experience in senior living, healthcare, or related industry
    • Completion of required specialized Nursing coursework for certification or certification as an RN, LPN or LVN is highly desirable
    • Minimum two to three years of supervisory experience to include training and supervising staff and developing and managing a budget
    • First Aid Certification
    • Background clearances as required by government regulations
    • Must meet health requirements, including TB

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