Callaway Gardens 5505 W Skagit Ct
Feb 19, 2019
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:: * High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in related field such as healthcare, social work, or gerontology preferred. * 2 years’ experience working in a social or recreational program in a healthcare setting * Previous supervisory and/or management experience preferred * Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family members and staff * Strong documentation skills and basic computer skills * Strong organizational skills and ability to re-prioritize daily tasks, in order to accommodate fluctuating needs of the residents and the facility * Ability to represent the facility in a positive and professional manner * Experience in training and staff development and ability to motivate others * Current and valid state driver’s license Essential Functions:: * Creates and displays a monthly Calendar of Events based on resident interest. * Provide an activities program on a daily basis including evenings and weekends. * Provide and conducts a plan of programs appropriate to the needs of the residents that includes, but is not limited to: Group social programs; Indoor and outdoor activities; Programming away from the facility; Spiritual programs and attendance at houses of worship; Opportunity for resident involvement in planning and implementation of the activities program; Creative activities such as arts, crafts, music, drama, educational programs; Exercise activities; One to one visits; Promotion of facility / community interaction * Provides direct supervision for facility Programming staff, including hiring, evaluation, and discipline. * Serves as member of facility management team and assists Administrator with other management duties as needed. * Operates department within established budgetary guidelines. * Assists with marketing responsibilities and networks with referral sources within the senior housing communities and senior centers at the direction of the Administrator. * Assists with training to all staff members on related topics, and assists in maintaining staff training records as requested. * Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers when appropriate. * Foster family and community support of the program (e. g., through newsletters, networking, programs which bring family members or members of the community into the facility, etc. * Provides new employee orientation on programming and aging sensitivity. * Assists with development of training calendar. * Acts as a role model to facility staff for communication and behavior management strategies, and in engaging residents in meaningful programs. * Participates in resident and family care conferences as requested. * Ensures that changes in resident condition are observed and reported appropriately to the licensed nurse. * Participates in new resident family interview for resident history. * Coordinates with HSD to ensure resident’s interests and routines are included in Plan of Care. * Coordinates with outside groups and organizations to arrange programs for residents. * In conjunction with Program Coordinator and Assistants, maintains a current social history and profile for each resident. * Assists in maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies and equipment, and follows appropriate facility protocol for purchasing items/products. * Supports the team in ensuring that all resident care is provided in a safe and effective manner, while consistently maintaining resident dignity, choice, and respect. * Maintains knowledge of current OSHA and state regulations, and routinely monitors facility compliance with the regulations related to resident care.