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Company Overview

Based in Baltimore, MD, Brightview Senior Living, LLC opened its first senior living community in Maryland in 1999. Today, Brightview offers twenty five communities in eight states - Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia. The communities include Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s Care options.

Brightview is a senior-focused part of The Shelter Group, a privately-held company that has been in business for more than 30 years. The Shelter Group develops, manages and owns residential real estate while specializing in multi-family and senior living communities.

Brightview is committed to creating vibrant senior living communities by providing excellent service to all of our customers. Our goal is to create environments that are a great place to live and a great place to work. Our Mission and our Core Values are best expressed in our STARS principles and standards.

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Job Description

The Dementia Program Director at a Brightview community serves as the community leader and expert in dementia/memory care for all residents and associates.  This role exemplifies the vision, the mission, and the vibrancy of the organization and leads the delivery of exceptional care to our residents.  Team work and collaboration are instrumental to the success of our communities, and in this role you will work with the internal leadership team, including our Health Services Director, and our external partners to oversee and guarantee that our Wellspring Village resident’s needs are not only met, but delivered with vibrancy.


In this role, you will lead and direct all care, services and programming within Wellspring Village (Brightview’s special neighborhood for residents with dementia and other memory care needs), ensuring exceptional quality and services. This includes attracting, retaining, coaching, motivating, and leading a team of high performing associates that deliver on our mission and brand promise. 


You will develop, plan and lead the executive of a broad range of programming to engage and stimulate the residents of Wellspring Village. 


You will also develop, monitor, and adjust work schedules to ensure adequate staffing to meet our Brightview service standards and budget, conduct routine rounds of the community, participate in initial and ongoing resident assessments to help identify needs and changes in condition, assist in the development of the Resident Services Plan, participate in regular resident and family meetings, and help conduct new hire training and monthly in-service trainings.  This is a critical role within the Brightview community leadership team, and allows for the opportunity to create a dramatic and positive impact on our residents’ ability to live an active, vibrant life!




Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Gerontology or a related field with a focus on aging and a minimum of three years’ experience working directly with people living with cognitive impairment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Degree strongly preferred and may be required by state regulation. 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a supervisory role, preferably in a 24 x 7 environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the biological, psychological, and social factors that influence people living with cognitive impairment.
  • Strong understanding of therapeutic and behavioral interventions and techniques for effectively interacting with individuals with cognitive impairment.
  • Experience in the design, development, and execution of programs and activities for people with dementia.
  • Demonstrated skills in providing education, guidance and support to families coping with the changes caused by dementia.
  • Ability to lead, direct, and motivate others to innovate and excel.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple competing demands for time and attention.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to interact, in English, with a diverse group of associates, residents and family members.
  • Ability to apply reason, logic, and advanced problem solving skills to resolve complex and/or sensitive issues.
  • Excellent written communication skills including proper grammar and professional writing and the ability to read at a level sufficient to understand care notes and written directives of medical practitioners.
  • Strong computer and keyboarding skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to quickly master new applications.
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm and energy.

The communities include Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Alzheimer's Care options and we are currently experiencing very impressive and sustained growth.

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In conformity with applicable laws, The Shelter Group, Shelter Properties, Brightview Senior Living, and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, or physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law or unrelated to job requirements or because of the individual's refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test.




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In conformity with applicable laws, The Shelter Group, Shelter Properties, Brightview Senior Living, and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, or physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law or unrelated to job requirements.


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