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1 Bethesda Drive Operating Company, LLC

Hornell, NY

Memory Care Specialist

Location23 Genesee St, Hornell, New York 14843
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-07
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-06-13

Job Description:

Memory Care Specialist

Requisition ID

\# of Openings

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Elderwood at Hornell

Position Type
Regular Full-Time


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Elderwood at Hornell has an exciting opportunity for a Memory Care Program Specialist.
Position Overview:
Provides therapeutic and social programming to meet the physical and emotional needs of residents, under the direction of the Director of Activities with assistance from the Director of Memory Care. Responsible for input and completion of daily memory care calendar, resident participation reviews, daily attendance forms, monthly progress reports and assistance with meal service, as requested.

Employee Perks!

401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Friendly and supportive staff, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Quiet rural neighborhood, Strong leadership, Substantial employee referral program, Tuition reimbursement program


Essential Job Functions
Responsible for responding immediately to residents' needs and requests.
Assists residents with therapeutic and social activities/situations that are designed to appeal to residents' interests and enhance the resident's highest practicable level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.
Assists with meal service as needed, feeding assistance (if applicable) after completion of training.
Assists with providing appropriate mental stimulation for residents.
Notifies Licensed Nurse of changes in residents' conditions or needs.
Maintains facility standards for resident.
Ability to read and understand task assignments, and to report verbally and record care in writing
Display of genuine concern for the elderly; a dependable, patient and compassionate attitude towards residents
Demeanor always respectful of residents' rights and wishes
Ability to cooperate with others and to follow directions
Attends employee council meetings, departmental meetings and required or preferred in-service training and offers constructive suggestions when able.
Generates and develops ideas, which improve the quality of care for residents or increase job productivity and satisfaction.
Performs all job duties according to safety rules and practices required for this position, and as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents, and visitors of this organization.

Base salary starting at (note: salary increases with experience):

USD $23.00/Hr.


Bachelor's degree in Recreational Therapy, Education or related field OR Certified Occupational Therapist (COTA) OR Associates Degree (example COTA) with 1-2 years of experience in long term care Activities OR 1-2 years' experience in recreational programming in another field.
Current, valid state required certification or license in the state in which work is performed or must be willing to obtain National Certification in Activities within 1 year.
Certification in dementia and/or behavior management (e.g. CDT) or (will obtain within 1 year of hire)
Demonstrated computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and web-based applications
Current, valid driver license (if applicable)
Demonstrated supervisory experience preferred
Experience with dementia population desire
Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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