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  • Assisted Living Coordinator

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(10/12/2018 2:01 PM)
    System ID
    2018-4196
    Number of Positions
    1
    Job Category
    Life Enrichment
    Job Status
    Full time
  • Job Description

     

     

     

     

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    ASSISTED LIVING COORDINATOR

    Maison Calgary

    (Full Time)

     

     

     

    We are currently seeking a passionate, hands-on Assisted Living Coordinator who is responsible for supporting the overall operation and interdepartmental team functioning within the Assisted Living neighbourhood of the community.

     

    The position is ‘people intensive’, with a substantial component of the job involving maintaining strong resident/family and team member/volunteer relations.

     

     

    MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develops and facilitates programs to meet the needs of the residents within the Assisted Living program ensuring that legislative guidelines, best practices and expectations related to Assisted Living
    • Organizes, facilitates and tracks in-service and continuing education programs for Assisted Living team members
    • Manages the large team of Resident Care Partners in the Assisted Living neighbourhood to ensure resident care, monitoring and appropriate interaction by forecasting staffing levels, recruiting, supervising, developing, performance managing, motivating and retaining employees
    • Scheduling of the Resident Care Partners to ensure all residents’ needs are met
    • Fosters and maintains a strong relationship with residents and their families by being available and flexible to resident and family needs, as required
    • Actively participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for resident care and services by promoting collaboration with members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure all resources are available and accessible to residents in Active Living
    • Ensures the integrity, accuracy and timely completion of resident records, reports and assessments by maintaining resident records according to legislative regulations and policies, to include necessary documentation such as progress notes and reports and maintaining resident information in YARDI (the electronic care system), auditing the data and providing technical support to team members
    • Works in collaboration with the Director of Wellness, ensuring monthly and bi-annual assessments are completed to confirm that care plans are current according to BayBridge’s care model and regulatory standards
    • Liaises with and provides support to the Life Enrichment Coordinator by collaborating and assisting with the development of recreation, activities and life enriching programs for both individual and group involvement based on resident needs and interests and assessing residents for development of life enriching programs and service plan in a timely manner
    • Works collaboratively with Director of Culinary Services and the Resident Care Partner Team to provide the same quality of culinary experience in the neighbourhood as is found in the main dining room.
    • Performs other related duties consistent with the duties outlined above as assigned

     

    Desired Skills and Experience

     

    Education:

    Diploma from a recognized college related to social services, healthcare or gerontology

     

    License/Designation:

    First Aid and CPR certified

     

    Experience:

    Three (3) years experience in senior living, healthcare environment

    Two (2) years organizational management and leadership experience

     

    Knowledge:

    Seniors’ care, aging and diversity

    Healthcare issues and assisted living services

    Leadership best practices and principles

    Legislative regulations and policies related to retirement care

    Changes in mobility of seniors and mechanical lifting devices

    Must be familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or actual danger to health or safety in the work place and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff

     

    Competencies, Skills & Abilities:

    Ability to supervise staff, organize and schedule work functions and motivate a team of professional employees

    Strong oral, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

    Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people

    Excellent organizational skills

    Ability to multi-task

    Ability to resolve contentious or sensitive issues or situations

    Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and electronic care systems

    Ability to maintain confidentiality of resident information

    Ability to work in a flexible environment to meet the needs of the residents, including weekend and holiday coverage, as required

     

    Personal Suitability:

    Demonstrates a strong desire to serve seniors and their families

    Open, friendly and responsive

    Able to apply tact, discretion and sound judgement

    Trustworthy, hands-on leader

    Shows initiative and commitment to excellence

    Resident centred

     

    Desirable Qualifications:

    Experience working with dementia and other aging illnesses in a healthcare setting

    Experience with YARDI (electronic care system) preferred

    Degree from a recognized university

     

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