Manager, Medical & Activities Day Center

Career Details:

Type: Manager/Supervisor

Hours: Regular Full-Time

Shift: First

Weekend Required: No

Location: PACE CNY

City: N. Syracuse

Openings: 1


Manages the day-to-day operation and coordination of Day Center activities. Responsible for recruitment, staffing and supervision of personnel assigned to the Day Center including direct supervision of aides performing personal care activities; may facilitate morning meeting, team reassessments and family meetings in conjunction/in absence of the Director of Site Operations; acts as a liaison for Day Center participants to communicate concerns/acute issues to clinic.

  • At least two (2) years previous experience in providing service to LTC or frail elderly clients in a health facility or community based setting.
  • Degree or license in a health related field necessary; prior management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and direct work of others.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to perform duties with minimal degree of managerial oversight.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools, particularly MS Word and Excel, and able to learn new software rapidly.


An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.



Top 5 Responsibilities:

  • Directs and supervises the daily work of staff, volunteers and contract personnel in the Day Center; supervises paraprofessional caregivers in participant related activities/care activities. May assist Director of Site Operations with organization and facilitation of multidisciplinary team meetings. Determines the number, type of staff, and supervision required to meet the clients’ needs and ensures adequate coverage is in place during hours participants are in the Day Center; selects and orients staff for the Day Centers responsibilities. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships among staff. Evaluates participants’ changing needs and makes necessary adjustments with other team members input to ensure that proper care is provided in the Day Center as required; reports acute issues of Day Center participants to clinic personnel.
  • Develops an individualized day center plan of care for new enrollees as appropriate. Maintains and updates the plan of care every 6 months, annually, and as needed. May facilitates morning meeting, initial care plan meetings, reassessments and discharge/transfer meetings in absence of Director of Site Operations. Participates in family meetings, nursing home care planning meetings, and clinical case conferences as appropriate.
  • Coordinates transportation with transportation director to meet the needs of participants. Is responsible for the inventory and ordering of supplies for Day Center; ensures participants receive necessary personal care supplies, supplements, etc. Participates in daily program activities as needed; maintains a safe, structured environment for participants, staff, volunteers and visitors within the Day Center.  
  • Collects and submits data required for management and regulatory oversight. Assists in development and annual review of policies and procedures specific to Day Center. Prepares and submits statistical reports required by the Director of Site Operations or other administrative staff.
  • Greets potential new enrollees on visit day, provides a tour, and assists with coordination throughout the visit day including arranging for seat assignment for the noon meal, which may include visitors and family.
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