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Dementia Program Director

Company: Genesis HealthCare, Inc.
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Genesis is one of the nations' leading provider of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference. Join the Genesis care delivery team as a Dementia Program Director where you will develop and maintain a program that encompasses dementia patients' physical, social, cultural, spiritual, and intellectual needs. Position Highlights: Assess each patient and develop programming that maximizes their abilities and provides contentment, enjoyment, and positive self-esteem. Perform ongoing quality improvement evaluations. Engage outside resources to complement activity program (e.g., entertainment, intergenerational programming, etc.). Directly and indirectly supervise all staff assigned to the Dementia Program unit. Communicate regularly with the center leadership team and other appropriate staff concerning Dementia Program functions. Responsible for the financial performance of the Dementia Program unit. This includes developing and monitoring the budget. Educate families through support groups, family council, and other methods Deliver community dementia education through lectures before groups and organizations within the community. Participate in dementia care committees within the community. Why Genesis? We provide career paths for our employees and develop them. We invest in YOU! We are a strong, financially-stable company with industry longevity. Genesis was founded in 1985. We are committed to operate with integrity. We foster a work environment that feels like a family and have a culture of compassion. We Care Deeply! DPD2 Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a bachelor's or master's degree in social work, nursing, therapeutic recreation, psychology, gerontology, or other related field is preferred. Three years of direct experience with dementia, patients who have dementia, and/or their families and caregivers is required. Two years of supervisory experience in a health care setting is required. Recommended state licensure and state requirements for this positions must be met. Must meet any state requirements for position. Requires clinical knowledge of dementia care, leadership abilities, and marketing skills. To protect the health and safety of our patients, residents, employees, family members, and the communities we serve, Genesis has implemented a universal COVID-19 vaccination requirement for employees, care partners and onsite vendors. Position Type: Full Time Requisition Number: 428292 Pay Target:

Keywords: Genesis HealthCare, Inc., Santa Fe , Dementia Program Director, Executive , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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