147 Elder Street is a 50-bed private residential care home committed to excellence in the care of persons with all stages of alzheimer’s and dementia. They have developed an innovative, person-centered philosophy called R.E.S.T. (Relationships, Engagement, Strategies & Therapy) and have built individualized, research-based therapeutic programs based on the R.E.S.T. philosophy that have been highly successful in decreasing anxiety, enhancing self-esteem and managing BPSD’S (Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia).
Since opening in 2000, 147 Elder Street has achieved a new standard of excellence in integrated care, tailored to each resident, for people living with dementia and alzheimer’s and continue to build on their good name, achievements and recognition as a center of excellence.
As a member of their innovative and dedicated team, you will both contribute and share in the pride and success that goes along with working in an enriching environment committed to making a difference in caring for people.
Position Overview & Responsibilities:
The position of Director of Resident, Family Relations & Marketing is suited for an individual with combined clinical and marketing experience who will:
- Identify and initiate contact with existing and potential clients.
- Develop & implement effective placement and marketing strategies.
- Understand the needs of 147 Elder Street constituents and market trends.
- Work well with 147 Elder Street resident prospects from initial inquiry through wait-list to move in, ensuring that continuous and ongoing exceptional high standards of customer service are delivered at all stages.
- Provide alternatives and form creative solutions for all client inquiries.
- Assist and advise staff in the development of care plans and interventions for persons with behavioural issues.
- Liaise with family caregivers, hospital staff and community resources to effect seamless and safe admission to 147 Elder Street.
- Advocate for residents during hospital admissions to support safe discharge.
- Develop collegial relationships with all staff in order to work effectively as a team in the best interests of residents and their families.
- Problem solve.
- Support residents and their families in keeping with a dignified lifestyle.
- Assist residents in developing coping skills and enhancing self-esteem.
- Provide crisis intervention.
- Support end of life care by adhering to current practice modalities.
- Provide consultative support services to members of 147 Elder Street treatment team, family and hospital.
- Foster an environment that promotes patient/family centered care and inter professional collaboration.
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in one of the following or a related health profession: Social Work, Nursing, Social Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Gerontology.
- Experience in psycho-geriatrics, geriatrics, long-term care or community-based care collaboration, the consultation process, adult education and experience in marketing.
- A highly competitive compensation package and a comprehensive benefits plan has been designed to attract star performers.
Please apply in confidence to:
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
1-855-305-4078 ext. 206
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