Manages the day-to-day operation and coordination of Day Center activities. Responsible for recruitment, staffing and supervision of personnel assigned to the Day Center including direct supervision of aides performing personal care activities; may facilitate morning meeting, team reassessments and family meetings in conjunction/in absence of the Director of Site Operations; acts as a liaison for Day Center participants to communicate concerns/acute issues to clinic.
Evaluate participants' changing needs and make necessary adjustments with other team members input to ensure that proper care is provided in the Day Center as required.
Participate in the development and revision of the participants'lan of Care as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
Effectively support corporate goals and initiatives through personal goal setting, communications to staff and monitoring progress.
Assist Director of Site Operations with organization and faciliation of multidisciplinary team meetings.
Assists in development and annual review of polcies and procedures.
Collect and submit data required for management and regulatory oversight.
Daily directs and evaluates the work of staff, volunteers and contractors in the Day Center
All other miscellanous as required and needed
At least two years previous experience in providing service to the Long Term Care or frail elderly clients in a health facility or community based setting.
Degree in health related profession necessary; prior management experience preferred.
Demostrated ability to plan, organize, and direct work of others.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Exposed to odors and illnesses associated with care for a large group of elderly people.
Exposure to kitchen appliances, cook-chill equipment and other routine items required to serve meals.
Exposure to usual office equipment such as computer, fax machine, copying machine, etc.