SHIRLEY A. GOLIANIS
OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position where I can utilize my skills and experience to provide your organization with the support service for growth and expansion.
GRANVIDA SENIOR LIVING: (November, 2017-May, 2018) Director of Life Enrichment
Directed all activities, outings, events, coordinating all holiday events and providing exceptional décor working with all departments to ensure successful planning for the residents and their families.
Implement various programs such as, Music Therapy Program, Employee Incentive Program, Grandparent Buddy Project-Intergenerational Program, Life Changes Support Group, Art Program, Beading Classes, Garden Club, Book Club, Walking Club, etc. Coordinated professional and expert speakers on health topics engaging residents on all levels.
AEGIS OF GRANADA HILLS: (June, 2015-November, 2017) Life Enrichment Manager
Lead and direct activities and engage residents where I contribute to their well-being on a daily basis. Build trust and loyalty with residents, staff and management team.
Assisted in all phases of activities, facilitating the Gratitude Program, assisted in the Dining Room, taking meal orders and serving them.
Supported the team in all facets of calendar & holiday events from planning stages through completion. Hands-on experience as a Driver, (taking residents to appointments) building relationships with residents and their families in memory care and assisted living within the community.
SUNRISE OF WOODLAND HILLS: (June, 2013-May, 2015) Life Enrichment Manager
I initiated the Terrace Club Day Program (Memory Loss) working with residents that are in between (cognitive ability) Assisted Living and Reminiscence.
Through research, contribute to each resident's varying capabilities that will ultimately promote enjoyable experiences in activities.
Create a desirable Activities Program for The Terrace Day Club Program. Including Mind Your Mind, (mental/cognitive stimulation) Memories In the Making Art Program, (recognized and supported by the Alzheimer's Association nationwide).
Built successful relationships with family members, community (Police Department). Created activities to engage residents, i.e., photo albums, monthly themed lunches, maintained documentation on each resident's progress and ensured a smooth transition to the Reminiscence Neighborhood. I also prepared packets of resident's information/work to present to families for the second group of new residents going into Terrace Club for marketing purposes. I supported and coordinated all yearly calendar events, ensuring resident's safety on all weekly outings, coordinating with DSC needed supplies, shopped for supplies, created flyers, mailings, and decorations for a successful outcome, (Valentines dinner, Casino night, Thanksgiving, Passover, Hanukkah, Christmas).
SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING: (June, 2009-June, 2013) Care Manager, Lead Care Manager, Concierge, Life Enrichment Manager:
Took full responsibility for the resident’s well being; assisted them with ADL's, grooming, dressing, showering, transferring, assisted in dining room,
Developed a log notebook (toiletries/clothing needed) for residents,
Responsible for coordinating daily activities, leading daily activities with residents; contributed to meetings, conducted tours as well as staged model rooms with furniture/accessories.
Greeted potential clients, and placed clients in apartments.
Implementation of Landscape Design/Rooftop Garden, Reminiscence Terrace,
Created a Life Enrichment Program consisted of daily activities and life skills in Reminiscence; Beads N Things, Reading Group, Hand Massage & Gratitude Circle, Scrap Booking Club, and implemented "Memories in the Making", (resulted in Art Gallery showing) Gardening Club, Collage Making, Farmer's Market Outings.
SHIRLEY GOLIANIS DESIGNS: (2005-2008) Freelance Interior Designer
Managed a home based interior design business assisted clients in space planning, window treatments, fabric selection and sourcing, residential properties including condo conversions. Prepared sketches, concept development, sketching, research, accessorizing and more.
SKILLS: Great with People Leadership/Team Player Interpersonal Skills Written/Verbal
Illustratus Program Microsoft Office Presentation Skills Reliable/Honest
Ph.D. Relationship Dynamics (University of Metaphysics (11/2018) (in progress)
Doctoral Degree, Holistic Health (University of Metaphysics; 6/2018)
Master’s Degree, Metaphysical Science (University of Metaphysics, 9/2016)
Bachelor’s Degree, Metaphysical Science (University of Metaphysics, 11/2015)
Associates of Arts Degree, (Santa Monica College, 6/1989)
AutoCAD Training Program (ICDC 6/2001)
Interior Design Certification Program (UCLA 6/2000), Interior Design Study Program - Paris (UCLA 5/1998)
Certification: Reiki Energy Healing, Reiki Crystal Healing, Karuna Reiki Healing, Angel Therapy