Dominion Senior Living Corporate 2250 Sutherland Ave, Suite 201
Jan 08, 2019
Summary of Responsibility:: The Regional Director of Life Enrichment assists in fulfilling the Dominion mission of excellent service through faith and compassion by engaging residents and families in a holistic enrichment program focused on meeting the eight dimensions of wellness for active or successful aging; nutritional, emotional, vocational, spiritual, intellectual, environmental, social, and physical well-being to enhance the quality of life along the continuum of senior care. This position is responsible for creating enrichment programming to build on the long-term business strategy and vision of the Dominion portfolio/brand. Duties:: * Develop and implement exceptional, comprehensive, personalized programming to provide a respectful, dignified, and loving environment for all residents and families of Dominion Senior Living independent living, assisted living, memory care, and respite care communities. * Create and implement services and amenities that support and/or enhances residents’ well-being while also generating revenue for the individual communities and overall organization. * Lead and facilitate organization-wide culture change to dissolve the stereotypes and stigmas often associated with an aging population while championing the Dominion Senior Living culture and values into all aspects of programming. * Create and lead training platform for enrichment programming initiatives. * Evaluate and assess the needs, goals, and desires for each resident through expert consultation, benchmarking, research and data collection to build supporting evidence of overall programming decisions and enhancements. * Prepare quarterly satisfaction and engagement reports. * Act as a company and community ambassador through networking with industry experts to gain insight, foster relationships, and further promote Dominion Senior Living as a leading provider in the industry. * Create and/or support the development of policies and procedures to create feedback rich communication, idea sharing, and implement best practices community-wide. * Oversee and manage annual budgets for each community’s Life Enrichment needs. * Identify products, solutions, resources, and technology to support an evolving consumer’s needs and wants and set the bar for senior living industry trends. * Conduct site visits to survey program offerings, current initiatives, and marketing efforts related to business objectives and census goals. This position will have a travel requirement of 2-3 days per week; certain short-term projects may require additional travel. * Assist with facility design, equipment and supplies selection, and hiring of Dining and Life Enrichment staff. * Support overall operations as identified by the Chief Operating Officer * Any additional responsibilities as identified by the Chief Operating Officer. Education, Experience, Licensure/Certification, Age Requirement:: * A minimum of seven (7+) years of hospitality and programming preferred. * Bachelor’s degree in social work, business, hospitality, or related field preferred from an accredited college or university * Experience with senior living, specifically with the cognitively impaired residents, (i.e. Alzheimer and Dementia) is preferred. * Approved criminal background check, drug screen and other screening as applies. * Must possess a current and valid driver’s license and have the ability to meet approved driver requirements * Must be a minimum of twenty-one (21) years of age. Physical Demands:: * The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * While performing the duties of this job, the team member regularly stands, bends, talks, hears, walks, sits, stoops, uses hands and fingers to touch, handle, and feel, reaches with hands and arms, lifts and/or moves items of up to 25 pounds. Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment:: * The work environment conditions described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * The team member works primarily in well-lit and ventilated space and throughout the communities. Subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents/patients, family members personnel, visitors, etc. * This position requires up to 75% travel. Personal Characteristics and Skills:: The team member must be able to: * Provide services consistent with the Vision, Mission, Values, Objective and Guiding Biblical Principals of Dominion Senior Living * Be hospitable, cooperative, tactful and effective when communicating and interacting with team members, residents, resident representatives, visitors, volunteers, vendors, and the general public * Possess leadership skills and the ability for problem solving/analysis. * Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Work independently, make decisions when circumstances warrant such action and act with personal integrity in all situations. * Have flexibility and seek out and/or incorporate new and creative methods and principles. * Work beyond normal working hours or on weekends if needed. * Utilize computer programs including MS Word, Excel and Outlook.