• Memory Care Director-Mercy

    Job ID 2018-1323
    Job Locations
    Clinical Services
    Category
    Salaried - 80
    Shift
    Day
  • Who We Are

    An Elder Care Alliance Community

     

    Mercy Retirement & Care Center

    Do you enjoy working with seniors? Do you want to work in a setting where you are valued and appreciated? Mercy Retirement & Care Center is a vibrant retirement community located in Oakland. We provide senior assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to meet a variety of health care needs. We pride ourselves on being a person-centered community and value our employees and residents. We are currently hiring.

    About This Career Opportunity

    The Memory Care Director:

    • Oversees day-to-day operations and maintains high quality, innovative programming and services for those residents in Memory Care.
    • Supervises all staff, develops family relations, provides education to staff and families. 
    • Maintains a person-directed atmosphere of meaningful engagement and community to maximize the holistic wellness of each resident.
    • Works closely with Health Care Coordinator(s) to ensure that residents' health care needs are monitored and met by their respective health care providers.

    Are You Qualified?

    Here's what you need:

    • Degree in therapeutic activity, gerontology, social worker or related field.
    • Two to three years healthcare management/supervisory experience, current CPR certification and demonstrated clinical competency.
    • Experience in direct provision of dementia care services in long-term care or community based setting. 
    • Has working knowledge of Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 8.
    • Possesses current First Aid Certification. 

    • Sensitivity and knowledge of working with older adults, the aging process and dementia care are essential. 

    • Ability to interact successfully with residents, volunteers, families, and staff.

    • Must exhibit initiative, energy, and creativity in developing programming to meet resident needs.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player

     

    “Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status”

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