If you're a vibrant, articulate, and nurturing person who always makes a positive impact on the lives of those you serve, you may be a great fit for us. We're seeking a new team member with experience working in a dementia unit, long-term care facility, and/or assisted living community to compliment our community services department.
The CSA will:
•Serve as a friendly visitor to residents who require additional time and attention due to their diminishing cognitive abilities, physical frailty, or mental health status.
•Maintain comprehensive knowledge of identified residents' baselines to assist health services in addressing status changes.
•Act as a liaison between the residents, their families, the on-site assisted living provider, and appropriate New Horizons staff while maintaining strict confidentiality.
•Engage identified residents in appropriate activities.
•Be creative, energetic, upbeat, patient, sensitive and professional throughout activity direction and resident and staff interaction.
Education, experience and other requirements:
•Experience in long-term care or assisted living setting
•Education or experience in working with clients who have dementia
•Ability to manage difficult situations with grace, dignity, and compassion
•CNA/HHA certification preferred, although no direct care will be provided as part of this position
•No felony convictions.
New Horizons at Marlborough is an upscale, not-for-profit retirement community serving 450 seniors on a beautiful 40-acre suburban campus. We are searching for a full-time Resident Specialist to join our team, to meet the educational, recreational, social and spiritual needs of our assisted living and independent residents.
New Horizons prohibits smoking anywhere inside or outside of its properties at all times. Additionally, there is a zero tolerance policy for illegal drug use and alcohol abuse. Pre-employment physical exams are required, including drug testing for all new employees. The Commonwealth also mandates CORI checks or criminal background checks for anyone who is employed in any assisted living community in Massachusetts. New Horizons is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, but English speaking ability is required. Positions contingent upon pre-employment background check & drug test. We appreciate your interest, and recommend you review our websites www.countrycommunities.com and www.cummingsfoundation.org.
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