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Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Ther Memory Care Director in Huntsville, Alabama

Overview

Smile, You’ve Found Us!

Are you passionate about caregiving? Would you like to work with the best team in the world? If so, Diversicare invites you to apply.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence, which we extend to all those we are privileged to serve.

If you wish to make a difference in the lives of our patients and residents, APPLY NOW!

Full Time Benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Excellent 401k plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time

  • Long and Short Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance

  • Referral Bonuses

  • DiversICARE - employee hardship fund

  • Pay advancement program - OnShift Wallet

Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 61 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in eight states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.

It is Diversicare’s Mission to “Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.”

We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference .

Responsibilities

  1. Oversight of all aspects of the Activity Program

  2. Coordinate Pre-Admission Assessment/Screens

  3. Care planning: including identifying behavior triggers, appropriate response and intervention, individual preferences, etc.

  4. Milieu: create and maintain a comfortable and homelike environment

  5. Staff and Activity Scheduling

  6. Oversight of resident eligibility to the program, maintain appropriate residents on the unit.

  7. Maintaining all safety requirements for the program and the unit

  8. Orientation & Training of all employees to work on “the Memory Care” Unit

  9. Coordinate Discharge process

  10. Lead CQI processes on the unit

  11. Utilize the EMR System and monitor for compliance

  12. Maintain resident charts per policy and procedure

  13. Serve as the primary liaison to the community, families and area hospitals

  14. Be responsible for ongoing training/learning in the dementia field

  15. Train staff in learning efforts to keep all staff training current

  16. Maintain effective communication with Dietary Dept. to enhance nutrition program for residents

  17. Maintain effective communication with therapy services to enhance quality of care and quality of life issues

  18. Coordinate monthly family support meetings

  19. Serve as the example for positive relationship in “the Memory Care unit”

  20. Meet and exceed all regulatory requirements as established in this state.

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE:

Plans, develops, directs and coordinates the activities of the Memory Care and is vital in the operation and management of the unique circumstances found on the Memory Care unit.

Qualifications

  1. Preferred licensure in nursing or social services discipline (LVN, LPN, RN or BSW)

  2. Have excellent communication skills in order to serve as a vital link between the nursing staff, various departments, residents, and visitors.

  3. Prefer experience working with residents with dementia diagnosis and understanding of disease process, stages of dementia and programming needs of dementia population.

  4. Ability to direct and perform a variety of activities and to respond to varied needs of the residents.

  5. Imagination and creativity preferred.

Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

(EOE)

Job ID 2022-43636

Type Regular Full-Time

Location Name Brookshire Nursing & Rehab Center

Address 4320 Judith Lane

Location US-AL-Huntsville

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