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Memory Care Program Assistant

Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Job Description:

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

Memory Care Program Assistant

Brookdale Senior Living, the largest senior living provider in the United States, has an opening for a program coordinator in a dementia care community. The candidate must be an energetic and outgoing leader, knowledgeable in person-centered dementia programming, the disease process, and family support. This position requires someone who can design, implement and lead dementia programs, coordinate training for care associates, participate in the care plan process, demonstrate leadership skills, manage the department budget and supplies, and be a resource to associates, family and community professionals regarding the program and benefits. It also requires a strong understanding of therapeutic and behavioral interventions and techniques for effectively interacting with individuals with cognitive impairment. Qualifications include education and experience in designing and implementing programs with residents who have Alzheimer's disease and related dementia in a residential setting, and a bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation, recreation management, gerontology or related fields. At least one or more years of direct programming experience with older adults and persons with dementia is preferred. He or she must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and Outlook. A driver's license and good driving record are required. Work schedules include some evenings, weekends and holidays.

The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you'll receive competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. But you'll earn more than a paycheck; you can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.

Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates. One way we do that is through our benefits. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:

Full-time and part-time associate benefits:
• 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
• Benefit plan package
• Employee Stock Purchase Program
• Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
• Associate Compassion Fund
• Associate Discounts
• Identity theft protection
• Pet savings and insurance plans
• Voluntary benefits available

Full-time associate benefits:
• Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more.
• Paid Time Off
• Adoption Benefit
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
• Voluntary STD and LTD

Please note, Brookdale has adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.


Have a passion for working with seniors? If you are starting your career in healthcare, and you have a heart for helping people, then Brookdale's Program Assistant job is for you. Our seniors are looking for trusted friends and companions who bring a passion for helping others. Our program assistants share warm smiles while helping seniors with dementia enjoy their daily routines and live life to the fullest. Become part of our family, grow your skills and career, and have the satisfaction of helping make seniors' lives brighter every day.

Keywords: Brookdale Senior Living, Sun City West , Memory Care Program Assistant, Other , Sun City West, Arizona

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