Career Opportunities

Director of Geriatric Services

Reports to Chief Program Officer

Job Overview

The Director of Geriatric Services is responsible for overseeing Naples Senior Center’s Dementia Respite and Caregiver programs and the agency’s Geriatric Case Management program.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manages and supervises NSC’s Dementia Respite Program and Caregiver Support programs. This includes the supervision of the social workers responsible for facilitating the groups.
  • Facilitates one or more Dementia Respite Groups.
  • Supervises social work staff who provide clinical services.
  • Manages and supervises NSC’s Geriatric Case Management Program, including supervising case management staff.
  • In concert with the Senior Center Manager, develops health related, non-medical programs.
  • Assesses skill levels of staff and develops and implements training programs, as needed.
  • Acts as liaison to community health partners.
  • In concert with CEO, CFO and CPO begins to develop fee for service/concierge case management program.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Master of Social Work degree, licensed or license eligible in Florida
  • Experience: 5 years post degree, at least 3 in gerontology
  • Leadership skills as evidenced through past professional positions
  • Understanding of Medicare and private insurance regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written skills

Updated 6.29.22

 

Credentialed Music Therapist

Job Overview

The music therapist will provide one hour of service to the Dementia Respite Program groups at NSC. During session the music therapist will assess, interact and take notes of clients in order to provide appropriate service and maintain group notes. The music therapist will plan and implement the appropriate musical interventions based on group goals and objectives. Music instruments used in sessions include guitar, piano, hand bells, and Boomwhackers. Collaboration with the Dementia Respite team to ensure all team members are aware of client changes is an ongoing process.

Responsibilities

  • Design musical interventions within the domains of listening, moving, playing and singing to maintain or redirect clients’ cognitive, psychological, physical and social abilities
  • Provide music therapy sessions to dementia respite groups
  • Monitor clients during musical interventions and measure the effectiveness of sessions
  • Keep records of client responses
  • Maintain musical instruments and related materials

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in music therapy
  • Certification through the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) or certification eligible
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Proficient in playing guitar, piano, drums, autoharp and Orff instruments
  • Excellent singing abilities
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

Key Strengths

  • Outstanding people skills
  • Intuition and creativity
  • Passion for providing services to older adults

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s (Required)
  • Music Therapy: 1 year (Required)
  • Degree in Music Therapy (Required)
  • Driver’s License (Required)

Updated:  10/26/2022

 

 

COVID-19 Considerations:
All employees and volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated.
Building is sanitized between programs and every evening.

Please submit cover letter and resume via email to 
Dr. Jaclynn Faffer at jfaffer@naplesseniorcenter.org or fax (239)-330-7947.