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Memory Care Director

Company: Oakmont Management Group
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Memory Care Director

Oakmont of Silver Creek is a premier senior community situated on a beautifully landscaped campus. Developed by Oakmont Senior Living, Silver Creek provides exceptional quality, comfort, and care with five-star services and amenities. Residents enjoy a rewarding lifestyle with the individualized comprehensive support that promotes continuing independence.

The Memory Care Director at Oakmont leads a Whole living approach to dementia care in their community, which is the philosophy of partnering with the resident to care with them rather than for them in order to encourage each resident to reach their highest potential physically, cognitively, socially, emotionally and spiritually, ensuring maximized independence by creating an engaging and dignified environment that enhances the residents ability to be themselves and live their most fulfilling life.

The Memory Care Director is responsible for general oversight of all aspects of the Traditions (Memory Care) neighborhood in their community, ensuring that the delivery of dementia care services including the delivery of care, delivery of activities and delivery of culinary, exceed the resident and family expectations and meet the required services outlined in the residents service plan. The memory care director offers dementia expertise and dementia care resources in collaboration with community leaders in culinary, activities, and health services to develop and execute a personalized care plan to best maintain the overall health and wellbeing of the residents.

Why you should choose a career with Oakmont:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • Vacation, Personal Day, Sick Pay, Holidays
  • 401(k) Savings Plan & Life Insurance
  • Student Loan Refinancing
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Emergency Family Fund
  • Career Growth, Relocation and Travel Opportunities


  • Maintains a safe and secure environment for all team members, residents, and guests, following established safety standards.
  • Understands and ensures compliance with all state (Title 22) regulations concerning the memory care department.
  • Maintains recruiting of all memory care positions. Conducts interviews, hires, onboards, trains, motivates, and retains team members.
  • Coordinates departmental schedule to ensure adequate staffing in accordance with company standards, policies and procedures, and needs of the residents.
  • Communicates effectively and displays tact and friendliness when dealing with residents, families, visitors, co-workers, and supervisors.
  • Supports resident participation in activities. Ensures an engaging and dynamic activities program is executed daily.
  • Supports resident participation in dining and collaborates with the Culinary team to ensure resident nutrition needs are met and the quality of the culinary experience remains positive.
  • Provides input to Health Services Director regarding Memory Care resident pre-admission assessments and reassessments.
  • Assists the Health Services Director in coordinating incidental medical, dental, vision, hearing, and podiatry care for residents and arrange resident escorts as needed.
  • Partners with community healthcare professionals, including physicians, discharge planners, nurses, and state agencies on the care needs of residents as needed.


  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age
  • Prefer two (2) years experience working with persons with dementia
  • Prefer one (1) year of experience supervising and managing employees
  • Preferred BA/S in Gerontology, psychology, sociology or related field or at least 3 years working in social services, residential care, psychiatric facility or related setting.
  • Residential Care Facility for the Elderly administrators license may be required.
  • Hold or able to obtain one or more certifications related to Dementia care; such as Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP), Certified Alzheimers Caregiver (CAC), Certified Alzheimers Educator (CAEd), Certified Dementia Care Manager (CDCM), Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional and/or other equivalents.
  • Able to obtain and maintain valid first aid and CPR certification
  • Able to obtain and maintain a valid Food Handlers certification
  • Must pass a Criminal Background check and Health Screening tests, including COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test within 72 hours of start date.

About Oakmont: Oakmont Senior Living is a recognized leader in the retirement industry, having planned and developed more than 50 retirement communities in the western United States. Oakmont strives to create an atmosphere of family and community among staff, residents and resident family members. We know that caring and meaningful relationships are the foundation for a rewarding life. Our belief and our mission are to treat each member of our community with respect and compassion. Our staff is hand-selected for their skills, previous experience, and passion for working with the elderly. Our practice is to incorporate joy and laughter alongside our expectations of excellence. Walk into our community and feel our pride in ownership and commitment to service.

EEOC: Oakmont Management Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, family medical history or genetic information, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including any recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs.

Keywords: Oakmont Management Group, San Jose , Memory Care Director, Other , San Jose, California

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