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Director of Compass Programming

Company: Loves Furniture
Location: Malden
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Living Residences, a well respected leader of assisted living and memory support, is on the lookout for top-notch talent. We're an equal-opportunity employer offering competitive compensation and great benefits, not to mention a work environment with positive energy filled with friendly people committed to doing the very best they can to take care of seniors. Do you share these values? WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING? The Director of Compass Programming at Forestdale Park is a key member of the community's leadership team and reports to the Executive Director. This person is responsible for creating and implementing meaningful, therapeutic programming and an innovative whole-person approach that focuses on a resident's emotions, strengths, and remaining abilities-not on their disabilities. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the daily operation of the Compass Memory Support Neighborhood, in coordination with the leadership team
  • Manage a comprehensive therapeutic program, with the goal of enhancing social, intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical well-being of residents, in accordance with Compass goals and procedures
  • Lead daily programs for residents with Alzheimer's and related dementias
  • Supervise and train programming assistants, Resident Care Associates and volunteers--
  • Assist with monthly newsletter, Facebook and community events
  • Plan scheduled outings for residents and occasionally drive the van/car
  • Manage the department budget
  • Serve as Manager on Duty, including rotating weekends WE'D LOVE TO CHAT IF YOU HAVE:
    • 3+ years of senior healthcare experience; Professional licensure in related healthcare field preferred
    • Knowledge of Alzheimer's Disease, related dementias, and behavior management techniques, and a sincere desire to work with cognitively impaired residents
    • Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Alzheimer's Association support group leader (if you don't, we will offer the opportunity to get these certifications)
    • A valid driver's license and history of accident-free driving WHAT WE EXPECT:
      • Teamwork: Promote a positive team spirit and a culture of cooperation, openness, enthusiasm, customer service, and an atmosphere conducive to growth.
      • Trustworthiness: Demonstrate an acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity with strong follow-through on commitments, inspiring the trust of others.
      • Professionalism: Provide leadership; take the initiative, handle pressure and be level-headed in emergencies, treat others with respect, excel at project management.
      • Communication: Interact clearly and effectively with an openness to other people's ideas and thoughts; Demonstrate patience, tact, positive energy and enthusiasm.
      • Technical Ability: You can't be successful at this job if you are averse to technology! We use technology to do our jobs and communicate with residents, families and coworkers. BENEFITS:
        • Competitive pay, generous paid time off and holiday pay
        • Access your schedule, time off requests, and pay information from anywhere with our app-based payroll system
        • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programming for associates
        • Medical and Dental Insurance
        • Life Insurance
        • 401(K) Match program
        • A caring team that is focused on doing right by our residents and one another
          To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today! Not ready to apply just yet but have questions? Email us at *Effective October 2021, SLR associates are required to show proof of COVID vaccination. If medical or religious reasons prevent an associate from providing proof of vaccination, they will need to participate in weekly COVID-19 surveillance testing.

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