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Clare Bridge Program Coordinator
Job Number: 67585
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BSL) a publicly traded company (NYSE: BKD)
Want to become a member of our professional team and work for the largest senior living provider in the United States?
Consider joining our team at the Clare Bridge of San Antonio located in TX!!!
One Company - One Mission - One Voice. Good people make the difference and are the key to the company's success. Brookdale Senior Living operates 640 locations in 36 states and employs approximately 40,000 full and part time associates and serves nearly 72,000 residents. BSL offers its residents access to a full continuum of services. - independent living, assisted living, retirement centers / continuing care retirement communities ( CCRC ) and management services.
Immediate Opening: Clare Bridge Program Coordinator
Job Number: 67585
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Clare Bridge of San Antonio - 14595 Nacogdoches Road; San Antonio, TX 78247
Location Web Address: http://www.brookdaleliving.com/clare-bridge-of-san-antonio.a spx
Contact: Jenny Castillo
The Clare Bridge Program Coordinator administers dementia programs to meet the specific needs of each and all residents within a memory care facility.
Key responsibilities include:
*Ensuring residents' lives are maintained to the extent possible by providing activities and contact with the community
*Ensuring residents are treated with respect and dignity, recognizing individual needs and encouraging independence
*Coordinating training and education of resident care staff regarding memory care program/activities on an ongoing basis - including classroom in-services and situation specific training.
*Coordinating and participating in special events at the community including family socials and open houses
*Developing and maintaining contact with community agencies and organizations
*Reporting changes in residents’ overall health to the nurse, including changes in behavior; taking actions to address concerns in a timely manner
We seek the following qualifications:
*Must have a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in therapeutic recreation, Sociology, or activities-related field
*Must have a minimum of three or more years of direct programming experience with older adults and persons with dementia
*Must be able to evaluate resident's needs, supervising other employees, and in training volunteers
*Must have the ability to interact and build relationships with older adults
*Must have strong creativity and organizational skills
*Must have a clean driving record (verified by MVR) and willingness to drive company vehicle to transport residents
*Must have strong team building and mentoring skills
HOW TO APPLY : Please send your updated resume to Jenny Castillo at JCastillo2@brookdaleliving.com or apply online at www.brookdalecareers.com .
Brookdale Senior Living is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug free work place. Benefits: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off
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