Program Manager
Country Meadows Retirement Communities - Mechanicsburg, PA

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Title: Program Manager

Position Summary : The goal of satisfying resident’s spiritual, vocational, emotional, social intellectual and physical needs, as well as building upon residents’ strengths. Encourages, supports and motivates residents and co-workers to ensure maximum participation in the programs.

Routine Functions of the Position:
  • Coordinate and drive the Restorative Program by acting as a connection between therapy, the PCA’s and Nursing. Ensure consistent follow through with therapy recommendations regarding specific resident care.

  • Promote resident independence by focusing on residents’ abilities.

  • Receives and addresses residents’ families or responsible parties questions and concerns

  • Maintains staffing schedules to meet the needs of Pathways.

  • Maintains shower schedules, room cleaning schedules and house cleaning of new units.

  • Attend Wellness meetings and assist in Pathways to determine appropriate levels of care.

  • Assist nurse in performing assessment of current and prospective residents.

  • Works at least on 3-11 and one split shift on 11-7 per month in order to provide a continuum of care from shift to shift.

  • Participates in recruiting, interview and selection of all Pathways personnel.

  • Orients new PCA’s and is responsible for ensuring ongoing training
  • Monitor dining functions.

  • Works closely with the activity services coordinator to provide therapeutic activities and promote the social program.

  • Motivates and encourages resident on an ongoing basis in order to achieve maximum participation in all levels of activity.

  • Keep close tracking of resident’s functional abilities. Early identification of changes in residents abilities could prevent major functional declines.

  • Recognizes and respects resident’s rights.


Critical Skill Factors :
  • Ability to maintain sympathetic, positive, helpful and therapeutic attitude toward residents and exercise initiative and judgment, when needed.

  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with the elderly.

  • Must be a good and empathetic listener.

Work Environment:
  • Requires standing, walking, twisting, bending, pushing, kneeling, stooping, stretching, lifting a minimum of 25 pounds (lift belt provided).

  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision, hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Requires knowledge of office equipment; e.g. fax, phones, intercom system, computer and printer; fire board panel and call bell; also VCR/TV, video camera; small appliances. Workplace includes the entire building and surrounding grounds,

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experiences- Prior personal care experience or exhibited prior supervisory experience.

  • Education

- High School Diploma or GED Certification/License - Valid Driver’s License with no major violations within the past five (5) years. General - Should not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others, be clean, neat and professional in appearance and demonstrate a positive, cheerful attitude. EOE IND123

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