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Memory Care Director

Company: Charter Senior Livng of Orland Park Community
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

--The Memory Care Director will be responsible for championing the Flourish Memory Care philosophy, program and accompanying components. This role will ensure the planning and implementation of all therapeutic programming, entertainment, outings, service planning and achievement of occupancy development goals through coordination with management of the promotion of the community to the public through innovation, successful planning, implementation, resident participation, and direct supervision of all Memory Care programs and services, including our 'Flourish' Family Care services.--Community programs will be developed and planned according to our 7 Wellness Categories, "Motion and Movement," "Knowledge and Learning," "Motivation and Creation," "Community and Connection," "Harmony and Introspection," "Intentions and Commitments," and "Exploration and Adventure." Charter Senior Living Memory Care Directors champion and cultivate a culture of wellness, purpose, and socialization.
You will be responsible for direct supervision of all resident engagement and participation in community programs through innovative and successful planning while providing inspiration and encouragement to residents along with ongoing communication to the community, residents, and their families. You will promote our community lifestyle, its amenities, and programs, and achieve a level of customer service that identifies with our operational responsibilities, qualifications, education, and experience.--If you are a passionate, driven, engaging, team-oriented leader this position is for you!--
Our core values are to "serve with heart," "serve with purpose," "serve with courage" and "have fun while serving." Our mission is "To Enhance the Human Spirit."--Your potential is unlimited. Learn more about Charter and how you can become part of an organization that is committed to the future of their Associates.--Be part of making a true difference in the lives of our residents.
Charter Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Insurance--
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Resident Referral Bonus


    • Area of study:--Social work: Recreation Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, Human Development, or related field.
    • Years of Experience:--Mid-Level. Minimum of three years-experience working with Seniors with at least one year being with persons with Dementia.--
    • 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.----
    • Level of Formal Education:--Associates degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.--
    • Skills and Abilities:--Demonstrate leadership capabilities and interpersonal abilities. Change leadership skills, problem solving and expertise in planning and organizing.--
    • Personal Attributes:--Results oriented, detail oriented, proactive, focused, adaptable, compassionate, balanced, flexible, and professional.--
    • What positions will this job manage? Memory Care, Care Partners, and Memory Care Coordinator where applicable.
    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Must have required health screening, TB clearance, and criminal record clearance.
    • Completion of state required certifications.----
    • Minimum of one-year supervisory experience preferred.----
    • Valid First Aid and CPR Certification.


      • Support the mission, vision, and culture of the organization.
      • Promote the company's Memory Care philosophy and adhere to its standards.--
      • Supervise, support, train, and provide talent management to the Memory Care staff. This may include hiring, coaching, and counseling and other related functions.--
      • Assist in maintaining state and federal compliance in the Memory Care neighborhood.--
      • Actively participate in the admission process, screening, and assessment in partnership with the Health and Wellness Director.--
      • Contribute to resident care plans in partnership with the Health and Wellness Director.--
      • Ensure the delivery of resident care as outlined in the resident service plans.--
      • Plan, organize, and implement the Memory Care engagement program in accordance with company standards.--
      • Organize the monthly programming calendar and needed supplies.--
      • Lead high quality programs in Memory Care to include a minimum of 4-5 self-lead programs daily.--
      • Manage the Memory Care budget.--
      • Support and communicate with family members and responsible parties to resolve grievances and maintain customer satisfaction.--
      • Actively participate in Sales and Marketing efforts.--
      • Perform other duties as assigned.--


Keywords: Charter Senior Livng of Orland Park Community, Orland Park , Memory Care Director, Executive , Orland Park, Illinois

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