This position is responsible for promoting and integrating the
mission and philosophy of Senior Lifestyle Corporation. The Memory
Care Director is responsible for the day to day operations of
Memory Care. The Memory Care Director is responsible for overseeing
compliance with all community policies and procedures and
applicable state regulations as they apply to Memory Care. The
Memory Care Director will be the process owner to implement and
oversee the Memory Care points of distinction established in the
areas of Embrace Wellness, Embrace Enrichment, Embrace Creativity,
Embrace Connection, Embrace Challenge and Embrace Teamwork.
Conduct interviews, orientation, and ongoing training of Memory
Care Team employees in accordance with employee training policy and
Coach and counsel departmental employees in accordance with Senior
Lifestyle human resources policies.
Manage Memory Care employees in partnership with the Health and
Wellness director or designee.
Promote the company's Embrace philosophy in all aspects of his/her
role to include interactions with resident, family, and staff and
the daily oversight of Memory Care operations in partnership with
the Health and Wellness Director.
Organize the monthly programming calendar and needed supplies.
Plan, coordinate, and evaluate Memory Care resident programs.
Lead high quality innovative programs in Memory Care to include a
minimum of 3-5 self-lead programs daily.
Implement and monitor programs and processes to promote excellence
in programming while maintaining a high level of
resident/family/staff satisfaction in a fiscally responsible
Adhere to the budget guidelines for the department.
Maintain current knowledge of Alzheimer's/dementia topics and
participates Memory Care Department Director training as assigned.
Provide education, training, and hands on support to community
Perform other duties as assigned.
Level of Formal Education: Associate's Degree or Bachelor's
Area of Study: Social Work: Recreation Therapy, Social Work,
Psychology, or a related field
Years of Experience: Mid-level (3-5 years)
Type of Experience: Three to five years of experience working
with individuals with Dementia including leading programs, handling
complex behavioral issues, and educating staff on families on
Alzheimer's or Dementia related topics.
Special Certifications: Activities Director Certification,
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Certified Dementia
Practitioner, or other related Certifications
Language Skills: Capable of communicating efficiently and
Technical Competencies: Entry-level proficiency with Microsoft
Skills and Ability:
Demonstrate leadership capabilities and interpersonal
Change leadership skills.
Ability to problem solving abilities.
Expertise in planning and organizing.
Personal Attributes: Adaptable, compassionate, balanced,
flexible, focused, professional, proactive, responsible, results
oriented, and detail oriented.
Other/Preferred: Demonstrated teaching and training skills. Five
or more years of directly related experience.
A clean driving record with no more than one violation and/or
accident within the past 5 years is required for this position.
Senior Lifestyle offers a comprehensive benefits plan to
eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement
benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid
time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus
based on their position. All Senior Lifestyle positions are
eligible to use DailyPay, an application that allows you to access
your earned but unpaid wages before your next payday.