Memory Care Specialist | Adult Day Services


Location: The Village at Birchwood
Type: Full-time
Hours:

Job Duties

The Memory Care Specialist is to carry out the programs created for the clients of the Adult Care at the Birchwood campus.

Job Qualifications

1.  Education/Training
     a)  Minimum age 18
     b)  High School Diploma or GED
     c)  Must have a valid driver's license (a satisfactory motor vehicle driving history required)
     d)  CNA and/or program assistant training is preferred
     e)  Current First Aid and CPR certification
2.  Experience
     a)  One or more year's experience as an aide working with impaired elderly preferred
3.  Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
     a)  Patience and flexibility to work with different behaviors and work schedules: positive outlook
     b)  Ability to work independently; self starter; motivation
     c)  Ability to apply good judgment and use common sense
     d)  Ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks, and maintain calm composure under stressful situations
     e) Knowledge of dementia and behaviors of impaired elderly
     f)  Awareness of surroundings and potential hazards to elderly
     g) Good phone etiquette
     h) Ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, public and team members
     i)  Strong verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills
     j)  Ability to work with minimal supervision
     k) Ability to work evenings and weekends
     l)  Basic knowledge of computers

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