Brightview Senior Living Memory Care Director in Billerica, Massachusetts
Memory Care Director
Location Brightview Concord River
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Brightview Senior Living is currently hiring a
Memory Care Director at Brightview Concord River!
FTR- Full Time
M-F 8:30a - 5p with MOD rotation
The Wellspring Village Director at Brightview Senior Living serves as the community leader and expert in dementia/memory care for all residents and associates. The Wellspring Village Director role (sometimes referred to in other organizations as the Memory Care Director role) is a critical piece of the Brightview team as this person exemplifies the vision, the mission, and the vibrancy of the organization and leads the delivery of exceptional care to our residents with memory care needs. We're looking to hire this very special team member at Brightview Concord River in Billerica, MA!
In this role, you will get to lead and direct all care and services within Wellspring Village (Brightview’s special neighborhood for residents with dementia and other memory care needs), ensuring exceptional quality and services. You will develop, plan and lead a broad range of programming to engage and stimulate the residents of Wellspring Village.
An important piece of this role will be attracting, retaining, coaching, motivating, and leading a team of high performing associates that deliver on our mission and brand promise.
You will also develop, monitor, and adjust work schedules to ensure adequate staffing to meet our Brightview service standards and budget, conduct routine rounds of the community, participate in initial and ongoing resident assessments to help identify needs and changes in condition, assist in the development of the Resident Services Plan, participate in regular resident and family meetings, and help conduct new hire training and monthly in-service trainings. This role within the Brightview community's leadership team allows for the opportunity to create a dramatic and positive impact on our residents’ ability to live an active, vibrant life!
With our residents in mind, the right candidate will have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Gerontology or a related field with a focus on aging and a minimum of three years’ experience working directly with people living with cognitive impairment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree strongly preferred and may be required by state regulation.
Minimum of two years’ experience in a supervisory role, preferably in a 24 x 7 environment.
Comprehensive knowledge of the biological, psychological, and social factors that influence people living with cognitive impairment.
Strong understanding of therapeutic and behavioral interventions and techniques for effectively interacting with individuals with cognitive impairment.
Experience in the design, development, and execution of programs and activities for people with dementia.
Demonstrated skills in providing education, guidance and support to families coping with the changes caused by dementia.
Ability to lead, direct, and motivate others to innovate and excel.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple competing demands for time and attention.
Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to interact, in English, with a diverse group of associates, residents and family members.
Ability to apply reason, logic, and advanced problem solving skills to resolve complex and/or sensitive issues.
Excellent written communication skills including proper grammar and professional writing and the ability to read at a level sufficient to understand care notes and written directives of medical practitioners.
Strong computer and keyboarding skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to quickly master new applications.
Positive attitude, enthusiasm and energy.
We are honored that Brightview Senior Living has been recognized as one of Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2021!!
We're in the top 100 across all industries, and all companies no matter how large or small...and we're the ONLY Senior Living company on the prestigious list!
We are as dedicated to you as you are to our residents. We believe in putting people first.
We offer a diverse workplace with on the job training and growth opportunities for everyone.
Our vibrant communities are a fun place to work!
We embrace a genuine commitment to STARS – our core values of Service, Teamwork, Action, Reputation, and Success.
Brightview Senior Living is proud to operate state of the art senior living communities that offer Independent Living and Assisted Living residences as well as our innovative Dementia Care neighborhood known as Wellspring Village. We currently operate over 40 communities in 8 states and continue to grow!
We are proud to share, through various efforts, that the large majority of our associates are fully vaccinated reducing the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. To this end, we will require any new associate be vaccinated. Vaccines are free with no out of pocket expense to the associate and accommodations for medical and religious exemptions will be reviewed.