Brookdale Senior Living Program Manager - Memory Care in Lexington, Kentucky

Full Time Program Manager - Memory Care First Shift

Brookdale Richmond Pl PCH (KY) 3051 Rio Dosa Drive Lexington, KY 40509

Job #: BSL7249341

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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

  • Three years of programming experience for older adults; previous management experience preferred

  • Experience with Alzheimer"s disease and other dementias in a residential setting

  • 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./