Ingleside At King Farm
  • Life Enrichment
  • Rockville, MD, USA
  • Competitive
  • Full Time

Full Time Benefits Package


Ingleside at King Farm is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning intergenerational King Farm development. We offer small town living just a short ride from the Nation's capital. Inside our walls, residents find a stress- free lifestyle with a variety of cultural arts, wellness activities and amenities to choose from, and some of the area's most spacious apartment homes. But most of all, they find unique members with rich life experiences who have created a community within a community.

If you have the sought after qualifications, a passion for seniors, and if you conduct yourself with respect, take accountability for your actions, are innovative, strive for excellence in all you do and are a good steward of your time and resources then we are honored to review your resume.

 

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or Associates Degree in a Human Service field required,
  • Six (6) months to one year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certification as a Dementia Practitioner (CDP) or eligibility to obtain CDP within 90 days of hire date through the National Certification Council for Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) is required.
  • ALMS LEA will be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form, possess high-quality verbal and written communication ability, and possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Must be proficient in the operation of computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Publisher, fax, etc.  

Expected Skills Related to Memory Services

  • Ability to remain patient and kind during challenging resident behaviors, difficult personalities and circumstances.
  • Ability to consistently maintain supportive relationships with residents within, between and after task completion.
  • Consistently engages residents in positive relationships, through caring, understanding and listening.
  • Follows Ingleside's Philosophy of Well-Being Model in every interaction.

Summary:               

The primarily responsibility is to serve Ingleside Memory Support Assisted Living residents and Ingleside Engaged Social Day Program Members efficiently, with diligence. Using Ingleside's Philosophy of Well-Being Model, this position will plan and implement group and individual life enrichment programs and therapeutic services to our residents and members that maintain and enhance social, physical, emotional, occupational, educational, and cognitive functioning and overall quality of life, considering each resident's preferences, abilities, and challenges. This position is based on the principles of a strengths-based, person-directed approach that recognizes and tailors interactions to a person's best abilities, supporting their overall well-being through providing meaningful social interaction, personal care and other tasks as designated, as well as understanding the needs of the residents in the memory support and social day program settings and is responsible for providing excellent customer service with courtesy, dignity, and respect in all of the following responsibilities:

Essential Duties:

  • Assists with planning and/or leading individual and group activities in the Memory Support Assisted Living neighborhood and Ingleside Engaged Social Day Program.
  • Develops, promotes, and implements a variety of life enrichment programming that encompass the Seven Dimensions of Wellness for the Memory Support Assisted Living Neighborhood.
  • Directly supervises and provides hands on, direct care to day program participants with dementia-related diagnoses through the day for safety and social engagement.
  • Assists with transportation of residents from each program location, as needed.
  • Assesses resident's needs, interests, and strengths through resident interviews and collaboration with family members, identifies interventions and goals to help maximize optimal functioning, and creates individualized programming based on interests.
  • Completes/monitors assessments, care plans, progress notes and other documentation related to activity pursuit patterns in compliance with facility requirements and policies as instructed by Director of Life Enrichment
  • Participates in meeting QAPI goals and objectives.

 

EEO Statement:

As an employer committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ingleside recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

 

*Due to the large number of applicants please DO NOT call to check on the status of your application. Hiring managers will review all applicants and contact those that are the best qualified

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