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Memory Care Coordinator - LPNs Encouraged to Apply!

Company: Senior Living
Location: Greenville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Spring Arbor Senior Living of Greenville, NC is seeking a Memory Care Coordinator. The Memory Care Coordinator is an integral part of the Cottage, Spring Arbor's memory care community. This Medication Technician or LPN will have a passion for the care of residents with memory impairment, will have a heart for person-centered care and will be a strong leader. The Memory Care Coordinator is the subject matter expert on all things related to managing the care of our residents with memory impairment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruit, hire and manage cottage care staff
  • Complete scheduling for cottage care staff
  • Orient, monitor progress and reinforce training of cottage care staff
  • Assist the Resident Care Director and Executive Director in implementing state regulations as required
  • Complete all Spring Arbor and state required documentation in a timely manner
  • Function as part of the management team (manager on duty coverage, presenting the community, planning and participating in staff meetings, planning and implementing marketing and community events)
  • Create and coordinate implementation of ongoing person-centered activities and life skills programming
  • Complete resident assessments in a timely manner as required by Spring Arbor and state regulations
  • Coordinate resident care service needs in collaboration with care team and community department heads as appropriate
  • Monitor physician orders to assure follow-through and completion
  • Monitor all aspects of medication administration
  • Audit Medication Administration Records (MAR) and notify pharmacy of changes
  • Consult with families and/or physicians to coordinate resident care needs

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

    • Experience in and knowledge of diagnoses
    • Knowledge of medication and administration procedures
    • Knowledge of resources for seniors and of related agencies
    • Understanding of the social, psychological, and recreational needs of Alzheimer's and memory impaired residents
    • Ability to exercise confidentiality following HIPAA guidelines
    • Pleasant, friendly, and helpful at all times ensuring proper and timely service
    • Genuine concern for and strong interest in working with seniors
    • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude at all times
    • Ability to work in an environment conducive to caring for residents without posing a substantial safety or health threat to self or others
    • Ability to manage team processes and promote a team environment

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Must be 21 years of age or older
      • Experience or training in an equivalent setting preferred
      • Med Tech certification required; LPN preferred.
      • General understanding of and concern for the needs of seniors
      • Aptitude and previous experience with Alzheimer's and memory impaired residents

        Just as a family makes a house a home, our family of dedicated professionals makes Spring Arbor a place where our residents feel loved, like an extension of the family. Spring Arbor has continued to build on its successes, owning and operating 24 senior living communities throughout Virginia, North Carolina and Maryland. From Residential Assisted Living to Memory Care, our team nurtures each resident's independence by promoting dignity and choice in a setting of compassionate care.Join our team and work with us here. You'll love it!

        As a progressive organization meeting the needs of a diverse workforce, in addition to the standard competitive benefits package we also offer 10 paid holidays as well as a paid birthday off, excellent health care benefits, and education assistance-to name just a few. To learn more about this exciting opportunity to join a great organization, visitwww.springarborliving.com.

        Our company follows all CDC COVID-19 safety guidelines. Team safety and the care of our residents comes first!In order to join the Spring Arbor team you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.

        Spring Arbor Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Senior Living, Greenville , Memory Care Coordinator - LPNs Encouraged to Apply!, Healthcare , Greenville, North Carolina

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