Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.
Assists Clare Bridge Program Manager or Coordinator in leading and implementing a calendar of dementia friendly programs that meet specific needs of each and all residents within the dementia care community. Assists in providing Resident and Family Engagement's person centered programs while engaging residents in meaningful and purposeful life enrichment programs within the Brookdale community enhancing their quality of life. Ensures residents are treated with respect and dignity, recognizing individual needs and encouraging independence.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required. Associates Degree preferred. Minimum one year of previous experience with older adults and persons with dementia preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Must have a valid driver's license and a current 3-year driving abstract with no more than one moving violation as a condition of employment.
Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.
Knowledge and Skills
Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Basic knowledge of PC's and word processing software, preferably in a Microsoft Windows environment. Effective oral and written communications skills.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.