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at McCoy Adult Day Care (view profile)
Location Birmingham, AL
Date Posted 05/11/2018
Category Programs
Job Type Full-time
Job Function Seeking creative, self-motivated person to manage activities for Adult Day Care clients.
Salary Salary range commensurate to level of education and experience within a mission budget.
Start Date 2018/07/02
Attachment Program-Coordinator-05-2018.pdf 107.19 kB
Address 730 8th Ave W Ste 102

Description

Qualities and skills needed:

  • Education level: Minimum High School equivalent, advanced education preferred
  • Good computer skills:  MS Office
  • Self-directed and results-oriented, demonstrating initiative and follow-through
  • Strong interpersonal skills.  The ability to communicate with, supervise, direct and correct employees when needed
  • Experience in planning and leading activities for persons with dementia
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Sense of humor and a love of mission

Duties and Responsibilities:

Staff Supervision:

  • Ensure that daily responsibilities of staff are carried out.
  • Be firm yet a fair mediator.
  • Meet with the administration staff bi-weekly
  • Sit in on monthly staff meetings
  • Volunteers/Interns

Activities

  • Prepare weekly/monthly activity schedule.
  • Create new activities. Train the staff in leading the activities and how to engage the clients.
  • Make sure staff has what is needed to work the activity
  • Plan special holiday celebrations and monthly Birthday parties
  • Work with the contract Therapists (Music, Art, Drum & Movement) Prepare monthly reports.
  • Arrange for special programs to be brought to the Center (i.e. music groups, dance, etc.)
  • Keep a list of previous months activities and new activities

Client Care / Program:

  • Assist clients as needed (i.e. bathrooming, feeding, treatments, etc.).
  • Talk to prospects / caregivers and give information about program. (in person and on phone)
  • Write up client updates and incident reports as needed
  • Assist with bi-annual client assessments

Other tasks as assigned.

Misc.:  Flexibility and willingness to do whatever needs to be done are two of the most desired qualities.  Being able to work as a team member is vital.  Responsibilities are subject to change as Center needs arise and upon consultation with your supervisor.