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Resident Services Director

Company: Watermark Retirement Communities
Location: Napa
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Watermark Retirement Communities has been a leader in the senior housing industry for over 30 years, and our commitment to a strong, positive culture is a significant part of how we achieve that industry leadership. When you walk through the front door of one of our communities, you can feel something special there. This atmosphere comes from a culture of personal, authentic human connection. We invite you to be part of a team where you are encouraged each day to slow down, see the value in every person, and build connections. As a Watermark associate, you will touch lives and create stories, but what you will receive far exceeds what you will give. As one of the Top 25 Best Workplaces for Aging Services by the Great Place to Work Institute, Watermark is committed to offering unique benefits like Dayforce Wallet to improve the lives of our associates. Dayforce Wallet enables our associates to access earnings "on the go" as wages are available, free of charge. Watermark is focused on keeping our communities healthy and our residents thriving through leading edge technology and well-being programs that benefit our entire Watermark family. Learn more Stay Safe. Be Well. We are proud of the talented and nurturing associates that have chosen to work for Watermark, and we honor each of them. Join a company that celebrates people, their stories, and their meaningful interactions-because every interaction matters.

A Resident Services Director is needed to create and oversee resident life within our unique Memory Care Community. Through a full schedule of mind/body activities you will lead and direct a team of "Naya's" (our highly-specialized team of care staff) who will, with your direction, create moments of joy throughout each day for those individuals living with dementia. "Naya" is an ancient Sanskrit word that means GUIDE, PERSON OF WISDOM, LEADER. Our approach is to support the whole person throughout their entire day - providing a non-medical model of guidance, enrichment and compassion.

You will provide a schedule of daily activities for large groups and individuals, as well as plan outings for the group that allow them to fully experience the world around them in a safe and fun way. You will meet with all families and together create a working Life Story for each resident, so as to assist with in individualized, dynamic programming. If you have a passion for working with seniors and have experience in assisted living and memory care, then come on board with us.

We look forward to meeting you.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in one or more of the following: Education, Gerontology, Social Work, Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation or relevant field is highly desirable.
  • 2-4 years of leadership experience in Assisted Living/Memory Care and other related fields.
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner certification or willing to obtain.
  • Team Management experience
  • Experience in activity planning a plus.
  • Passionate, proven Leader
  • Team Builder
  • Efficient paperwork completion
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel and online systems
  • Great communication skills

What we can provide for you:

  • Excellent Benefits
  • Training and continuing education
  • Comprehensive onboarding program
  • Beautiful work environment
  • National and Regional support
  • A seat at the table!

Keywords: Watermark Retirement Communities, Napa , Resident Services Director, Other , Napa, California

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