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Genesis Healthcare Dementia Program Director (Full Time) in Thornton, Colorado

Genesis is one of the nations' leading provider of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.

Join the Genesis care delivery team as a Dementia Program Director where you will develop and maintain a program that encompasses dementia patients' physical, social, cultural, spiritual, and intellectual needs.

Position Highlights:

Assess each patient and develop programming that maximizes their abilities and provides contentment, enjoyment, and positive self-esteem. Perform ongoing quality improvement evaluations.

Engage outside resources to complement activity program (e.g., entertainment, intergenerational programming, etc.).

Directly and indirectly supervise all staff assigned to the Dementia Program unit.

Communicate regularly with the center leadership team and other appropriate staff concerning Dementia Program functions.

Responsible for the financial performance of the Dementia Program unit. This includes developing and monitoring the budget.

Educate families through support groups, family council, and other methods

Deliver community dementia education through lectures before groups and organizations within the community.

Participate in dementia care committees within the community.

Why Genesis?

We provide career paths for our employees and develop them. We invest in YOU!

We are a strong, financially-stable company with industry longevity. Genesis was founded in 1985.

We are committed to operate with integrity.

We foster a work environment that feels like a family and have a culture of compassion. We Care Deeply!

We strive to provide our employees with a comprehensive and affordable benefits package including Medical and Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision Care, Wellness Program, Telemedicine Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Company-Paid Group Life Insurance, Voluntary Term Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability, Group Auto and Homeowners Insurance, Pet Insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Commuter Benefits, Modified Compensation (Mod Comp) or "pay in lieu of benefits," and Planned Time-Off (vacation, holidays, sick, and state sick). Such benefits, as well as bonus and variable compensation plans, are based on applicable state law and factors such as pay classification (full-time, part-time, or casual), job grade, location, and length of service.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an accredited college or university with a bachelor's or master's degree in social work, nursing, therapeutic recreation, psychology, gerontology, or other related field is preferred. Three years of direct experience with dementia, patients who have dementia, and/or their families and caregivers is required. Two years of supervisory experience in a health care setting is required. Recommended state licensure and state requirements for this positions must be met. Must meet any state requirements for position. Requires clinical knowledge of dementia care, leadership abilities, and marketing skills.

Position Type: Full Time

Req ID: 369543

Center Name: Elms Haven Center

Job Salary: $44,720 - $61,818

Genesis HealthCare, Inc. and all affiliated entities (collectively, “Genesis”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, actual or perceived disability, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, amnesty, military status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Genesis takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. These policies are fully supported by the CEO, COO and all members of the leadership team. If you require any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in completing the online application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact (877)456-6726. This phone number is for ADA related accommodation requests only, not for routine employment inquiries.

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