||Insight Memory Care Center – Fairfax, VA
Insight Memory Care Center is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit whose mission is to provide specialized care, support and education for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments, their families, caregivers, and the community through our adult day health and resource center. Serving Northern Virginia since 1984, IMCC offers a spectrum of holistic care, education and support, with a vision of a community where those affected by memory impairments can achieve the highest quality of life. IMCC also provides a safe and therapeutic environment for people in all stages of dementia.A vital part of IMCC is providing a well-rounded therapeutic recreation program that meets the physical, cognitive and social needs of each participant.To learn more visit: www.InsightMCC.orgIMCC is seeking an Activity Director (AD) who is primarily responsible for developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the day-to-day activities for Center participants. The AD works with several assistants to create a calendar of person-centered, therapeutic and meaningful activities, reaching all domains of practice (cognitive, physical, spiritual, etc.) As the person-centered care model is the foundation of the program, the AD is responsible for the overall engagement of the participants in programs that will not only meet their needs of engagement, but will offer the opportunity for them to be successful. Finally, the AD is also required to speak at public events, perform educational trainings; and work collaboratively with the Director of Education and Outreach and Program Director with regard to these needs. The AD directly oversees the Recreation Therapy Department. This position reports directly to the Assistant Program Director.Qualifications/Skills:
Baccalaureate Degree required.
Current national certification from or eligible to become certified by either: NCTRC as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) OR National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) required. OR
Degree and certification as Occupational or Physical Therapist
Experience in working with individuals with dementia required (5 years preferred).
Experience in Managing and Supervising Staff (5 years preferred)
Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
Ability to work independently required.
EOE Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to: Christi Clark, Assistant Director, at Christi.Clark@insightmcc.org.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Bachelor’s
Activities for Dementia: 5 years
Staff Management: 5 years
Dementia/Alzheimer’s: 5 years
Required license or certification:
CTRS OR NCCAP OR OT/PT