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#12544 - Memory Care Director (MC AL DON) (Seattle, Washington)

Memory Care Nurse Director sought for highly-regarded provider of senior living in the South Seattle suburbs of Washington state, either a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN, LVN), who has strong management experience and a love of providing care to those with dementia or Alzheimer's.


Memory Care Nursing Directors are responsible for leading and supervising an assisted living's delivery of care specifically tailored toward the needs of residents who experience dementia or Alzheimer’s. This position is ultimately responsible, and accountable, for the nursing care received by residents. This position reports to the Executive Director.


Specifically, job duties include:

•           Directing the memory care nursing program, including implementing new policies and procedures when necessary

•           Overseeing hiring, firing, and development of nursing staff

•           Communicating with families, residents, and physicians as needed

•           Developing a business plan and budget for the memory care department

•           Participating in creating resident care plans and ensuring they are followed

•           Ensuring the nursing unit is compliant with all local, state, and federal regulations


In assisted living centers, this person may be called a Wellness Director, Clinical Director or Director of Clinical Services, Health Services Director, Health & Wellness Director, or similar.


Job Requirements

The Memory Care Nursing Director job requires a candidate who has significant care and operations management experience, a strong understanding of senior living standards of care, and federal and state regulations. A high level of professionalism, excellent communication skills, and compassionate leadership qualities are must-haves. Candidates must be able to think critically and adapt quickly to new situations.



Ideal candidates will enjoy:

•           Great pay

•           Generous benefits, including 15 days’ vacation plus holiday and sick time off, top notch Health/ Dental/ Vision plan, 401K with match, and MORE!

•           Serious potential for future career advancement within this stable & growing company

•           Even-keeled team that is eager to support you

•           The opportunity to establish a great team and put your stamp on the memory care program

  • Opportunity to train under the corporate Memory Care Director and advance your skill set



Ideal candidates will bring:

•           Washington Licensed Practical Nurse certificate (LVN, LPN) or WA Registered Nurse license (RN)

•           Experience in a management level role

•           A track record of success in Assisted Living, Senior Living, &/or Memory Care setting

•           A self-starter attitude, and a drive to do things well

•           Clear & open communication style

•           An ability to be strict but fair & encouraging, laying out clear expectations and then following through to ensure they are met

•           A history of stable tenure to blend with this community in which more than half of staff have stayed in place for 10+ years



This excellent opportunity won’t be around for long!

Email your resume TODAY for immediate consideration!



Or if you have questions, call Dylan Arthur, Executive Search Consultant, at (480) 991-0218 x305.




LeaderStat is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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