|Title||Memory Care Manager|
|Job Type||Full Time – 40hrs week|
Position Overview: The Wellness Manager will oversee Clinical Management and Performance of Assisted Living. Ensures the highest quality of resident services and care, within budgetary guidelines, while meeting or exceeding the community’s quality and service standards. Responsible for compliance with Federal, State, Local and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Possess broad knowledge of the theory and practice of management, preferably in the health care setting. Willingness and desire to work with the elderly; knowledge in the aging process and the physical, psychological and social needs of the elderly and those diagnosed with dementia.
Education and/or Experience: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) required, Registered Nurse (RN) preferred. One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer skills required including experience with Microsoft Office, the internet and web applications.
Expertise in wound care, quality improvement, falls, hydration, infection control, care planning, is a plus.
Assisted Living staff
Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of mediums: including strong verbal, written and computer skills.
License, Certificates, Registration:
Must be licensed as a nurse in the state of Michigan. Requires current valid National certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner, or will obtain within six months.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
OSHA OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE CATEGORY: After careful analysis, it has been determined that this position falls into OSHA, Occupational Exposure Category X and requires the following protective equipment be worn by anyone filling this position: gloves, gowns, masks, and/or goggles. Training will be provided in how to properly and effectively use any necessary equipment, in addition to education regarding precautionary measures, epidemiology, modes of transmission and prevention of HIV/HBV.