LPN - Memory Care Director

Harmony Senior Services   Yorktown, VA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on November 23, 2022
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Job Description


The Harmony Square Director is responsible for the overall management of the day to day operations for the Harmony Square neighborhood, creating a nurturing and supportive environment for Harmony Square Residents. The Director serves as a supervisor for PCA/CNA/Medication Aides and ensures that Harmony Square residents receive quality and compassionate care. The Director is responsible for the Harmony Square regulatory compliance. The Director is also responsible for overseeing and participating in meaningful programming throughout the day.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Supervise PCA's/CNA's/Med Aides: Coach/mentor to ensure Harmony Square team members are performing at a high level of customer service and providing exceptional care for the residents.
  • Continuous assessment of resident needs in partnership with community clinical team, with updates to appropriate individuals (Healthcare Director and Executive Director) as it relates to care and changes in resident condition and initiate interventions as necessary.
  • Participates in Resident/Family Care Conferences.
  • Participates in the Family Call Program as directed by the Executive Director
  • Implement measures to assure resident wellness and safety in collaboration with the clinical team.
  • Oversee the implementation of programming and activities, along with the Life Enrichment Director (LED), for Harmony Square residents.
  • Oversee dining experience, monitoring resident acceptance of diets and ensuring adequate nutrition.
  • Conduct bi-annual care conferences for all residents.
  • Complete state required care plans and service plans for Harmony Square residents.
  • Promote a culture of teamwork and unified goals for staff.
  • Delivers all required training to team members to ensure team members are properly trained for the Harmony Square neighborhood and caring for their residents. Trains the Harmony Care staff on the Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care.
  • Schedule, organize and participate in Alzheimer's Support Group meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Respond to emergencies calmly and competently.
  • Report incidents to Executive Director and Health Care Director in a timely manner.
  • Maintain high standards with regard to record keeping, resident documentation.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with all departments.
  • Identify risk factors for residents and initiate interventions.
  • Assists new residents and their families as they transition to life on Harmony Square.
  • Effectively communicate with resident families by responding to questions/concerns promptly.
  • Understand and be compliant with all regulatory requirements as they apply to Harmony Square.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures and conduct appropriate in-services and staff meetings.
  • Practice proper body mechanics and safe resident transferring techniques.
  • Complete all other assigned duties.

  • LPN/LVN in good standing; 3 or more years' experience in a healthcare setting with dementia population.
  • Leadership skills and the ability to coordinate care across disciplines (including life enrichment, dining services, etc.).
  • Must be a team player who works well with others and has experience supervising and managing staff.
  • Must possess critical thinking skills, ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent verbal / written communication, organization skills and computer literacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time efficiently with strong organizational skills.
  • Must be in good physical condition and be able to sit, stand, bend, kneel, walk, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
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