Director of Memory Care

440 Salem Church Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092, United States Full Time Hourly Rate: n/a

Company Description

Do you have HEART? We are looking for individuals who can embrace our mission to purposely brighten and enrich the lives of those we serve with HEART; Hospitality, Excellence, Appreciation, Respect & Teamwork. The Director of Memory Care is responsible for the day to day operations of Memory Care department while promoting and integrating the mission and philosophy of Senior Lifestyle Corporation. 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.

Job Description

Seeking a Leader for our newly renovated  Memory Care Secured Unit

@ $22- $24 per hour

  • Conduct interviews, orientation, and ongoing training of Memory Care Team employees in accordance with employee training policy and regulatory guidelines. 
  • 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 manner.
  • 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 staff.


Level of Formal Education: Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree
Area of Study: Social Work: Recreation Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, or a related field
Years of Experience: 3-5+ years
Type 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 as required
Language Skills: Acceptable fluency in English in order to perform job duties and speak, read, write, and communicate with all others.
Technical Competencies: Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products.
Skills and Ability: 

  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities and interpersonal abilities.
  • 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. 

Additional Information

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. 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. Senior Lifestyle requires that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination unless exempt due to medical, religious, or personal beliefs. Government requirements or exclusions may apply.

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