• Memory Care Activities Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MN-Wayzata
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/9/2018 5:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1614
    Category
    Resident Services
    Community
    Meridian Manor
  • Overview

    Meridian Manor is a beautiful, peaceful community located just a few short blocks from historic downtown Wayzata, Minnesota. We are looking for an outgoing, fun and energetic full-time Memory Care Activities Coordinator to join our team!

     

    As a Transforming Age community, Meridian Manor is comprised of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

     

    To learn more about our community and to see where you could be working, check out our website here!

    Positions Details

    As a key member of the Life Enrichment team, our Memory Care Activities Coordinator is responsible for planning, scheduling and leading meaningful activities in our Memory Care neighborhood and for leading activities in Assisted Living.

     

    Some of the primary responsibilites for this role include:

     

    • Assisting with scheduling and coordinating programs and activities for Memory Care residents that provide physical, mental and social opportunities for life enrichment and overall wellness
    • Making daily, accurate chart notes on residents’ participation in activities
    • Prepping and distributing the weekly program schedule
    • Training, coaching and meeting regularly with nursing assistants on conducting Life Enrichment programs with residents
    • Meeting with residents to encourage participation and active involvement in Life Enrichment activities and programs
    • Assisting with gathering unique and interesting information, articles, and photos for the community newsletter
    • Working with your Life Enrichment team to plan and coordinate special events, including events for seasonal holidays
    • Planning and conducting arts program, entertainment for special events, monthly birthday parties, group games, weekly religious services and individual independent projects
    • Partnering with the Director in maintaining an adequate supply of books, puzzles, magazines and games
    • Assist the Director in training all staff on activity-related programs
    • Occassionally transporting residents to appointments and regular and special, fun outings
    • Ensuring resident safety and quality of care is always in place
    • Promoting the Mission, Vision and Values of Meridian Manor in all areas of interaction with residents and team members

     

    To qualify, you will have:

     

    • A high school diploma or equivalent in education, training and experience 
    • One year activities/life enrichment experience working with seniors
    • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with residents, colleagues, families and visitors
    • Knowledge of special needs of residents (physical, mental and social)
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products
    • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and/or Adobe Reader
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Patience and sensitivity to others' needs
    • The ability to work within community groups
    • Flexibilitity in schedule and availability
    • A current and valid driver’s license consistent with the requirements determined by size of vehicle and laws of the state in which the driver is licensed

     

    Meridian Manor is a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon contingent offer of employment. 

     

    Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.

     

     

     

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