Manager, Memory Care
The Oaks at Algonquin Senior Living

Manager, Memory Care Algonquin, IL

Full Time Algonquin, IL 20.56 - 22.04 USD Today
Job description

Do you enjoy working in an environment where what you do matters? Do you want to go home each evening proud that you had a positive impact on someone’s life that day? If yes, we are looking for you! You deserve more than just a paycheck; at Spectrum Retirement Communities you will have the opportunity to participate in:

Job Type: Full Time


Full Time Team Members

  • Medical and Dental – Choose between 2 competitive and comprehensive options for each
  • Vision
  • Life and AD&D – Basic coverage at no cost to you
  • Short Term Disability – Basic coverage at no cost to you
  • HSA or FSA Spending Accounts – Save the equivalent of your tax bracket for health or dependent day care expenses for both you and your dependents
  • Supplemental Insurance – Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Life and Dependent Life Coverage, and Identity Protection
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

Part Time and Full Time Team Members

  • Competitive Salary
  • Get paid daily! We've partnered with DailyPay to offer team members more control over their earnings.
  • Quarterly performance wage increases
  • Employer Matched 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Employer Assistance Program – confidential resources and counseling at no cost to you
  • Perk Spot discount program for endless savings at restaurants, retailers, veterinary clinics, mortgage services, and so much more


The Manager of Memory Care is responsible for the daily operations of the Spectrum Memory Care Program at the community level, including implementation, coordination and managing daily operations and staff. The Manager of Memory Care reports to the Director of Nursing and works collaboratively with the corporate headquarters Sr. Director of Memory Care to ensure corporate programming and quality improvement initiatives are operationalized and effective.

  • This position reports to the Director of Nursing
  • Memory Care Resident Assistants will report to the Manager, Memory Care
  • In conjunction with the Director of Nursing and other community leaders as appropriate, recruit, select, supervise, mentor, appraise, educate, and counsel memory care team members according to Spectrum policies and procedures
  • Implement, coordinate, manage and monitor resident-centered dementia care based on Spectrum’s Memory Care Program and quality improvement initiatives
  • Provide nursing care to residents, including but not limited to: Completion of health assessments, completion of resident Care Plans and reviewing them with resident family members and/or Power of Attorney, discussing changes in resident condition with physicians, introduce interventions to reduce falls based on individual resident needs, etc. Also provide medication administration and help with resident care, as needed.
  • Ensure 7-day per week activity programming appropriate for individuals with memory impairment
  • Accountable for timely assessments and accurate care plans in the electronic health record, plus communication with Business Office Manager any additional cares given for accurate billing
  • Facilitate dementia training for memory care team members as well as other community team members as necessary and as applicable based on Spectrum Memory Care Program, policies, and procedures
  • Direct resident well-being according to State regulations to ensure appropriate and acceptable standards of care and adequate staffing
  • In collaboration with Director of Nursing, coordinate, complete, and/or review data reports and queries in compliance with Spectrum’s Resident Care Quality & Analytics program and protocols
  • Ensure effective family council meetings and support groups for family members and other community participants
  • Maintain networks with external organizations that specialize in memory impairment issues to stay up to date on current trends in research, treatment, and evidence-based best practices
  • Must be able to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Preserve and protect the privacy, confidentiality and security of all medical records, proprietary and other confidential information relating to Spectrum Retirement, its residents, Team Members, activities, and affiliates, in accordance with all applicable laws and Spectrum policy
  • Promote Spectrum in a positive manner and lead by example, modeling our core values in everyday behavior
  • Understand how to approach and communicate with all residents including those who are cognitively impaired
  • Treat residents, family members and other team members with dignity and respect while responding to their needs
  • Maintain and sustain a safe community and workplace
  • Follow Spectrum’s Policies, Procedures, Protocols and Manuals
  • Accept other duties as assigned


  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse preferred
  • Caregiver certifications beneficial to the community may be considered
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, or Gerontology preferred
  • 1-2 years of experience providing care for persons with dementia preferred, or experience taking care of neuro-impaired or neuro-psychiatric patients in an acute or long-term care setting
  • 1-2 years management experience highly preferred
  • Strong background in patient care assessment, assessing Residents’ behavioral symptoms and developing non-pharmacologic approaches to meeting Residents’ needs
  • Ability to relate in a professional and positive manner with all community staff and the community at large
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with employees at all levels of the community and corporation
  • For Illinois: Bachelor’s degree with documented course work in dementia care, plus one year of experience working with individuals with dementia; or at least two years’ management experience with individuals with dementia

Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC and its affiliated companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers. We also participate in the E-Verify program, a service of DHS and SSA.

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Manager, Memory Care
The Oaks at Algonquin Senior Living
Denver, CO
John Sevo and Jeff Kraus
$500 million to $1 billion (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
Health Care Services & Hospitals
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