Brookdale Senior Living Program Manager - Memory Care in Gig Harbor, Washington

Full Time Program Manager - Memory Care - Monday - Friday ; 9:00am - 5:30pm. Hours/days may fluctuate based on community activities.

Brookdale Harbor Bay 9324 N Harborview Drive Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Job #: BSL571269

Brookdale Harbor Bay has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Life Enrichment Director to join our team.

The Life Enrichment Director implements programs in accordance with the Clare Bridge standards that will meet the needs and interests of each and all residents within our memory care community; including physical fitness, cognitive enrichment, and varied social programming. This position requires a proven history of developing and delivering high quality recreation programs that will enhance the quality of life for our residents.

The ideal candidate will exude a positive attitude, have experience supervising staff and be able to work a flexible schedule to meet programming and residents" needs.*/

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Your responsibilities: *

  • Design and implement memory care programs and activities that meet the individual needs and interests of residents, in accordance with company standards

  • Hire, train and directly oversee resident care staff in all aspects of the Memory Enhancement and Memory Care Programs

  • Plan a weekly calendar that promotes resident participation in a structured environment, including one-to-one programming for residents who cannot participate in a group setting

  • Work closely with care staff and executive director to ensure Memory Care daily path is in place and followed for each resident

  • Routinely provide program directions, materials and resources to associates to ensure their success when facilitating programs

  • Plan, coordinate and appropriately decorate the community for special events, seasons, holidays and signature programs

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor"s degree in therapeutic recreation or activities related field preferred

  • ADC Certification preferred

  • Minimum two years of experience in program development and design

  • One year experience in the delivery of recreational programs preferred; senior fitness and memory fitness programs experience a plus

  • Demonstrated knowledge of older adult"s physical, social, and mental health activity needs and knowledge of gerontology

  • Computer and software proficiency, specifically with Microsoft Office and Adobe

  • Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed

  • Must enjoy working with the senior population

If you"re a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!

Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

/Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan./