Memory Care Director
Job Details
Blakeford at Green Hills - Nashville, TN

Blakeford at Green Hills, Nashvilles premiere continuing care senior living community, is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated Memory Care and Assisted Living Administrator for its new (opening in May 2022) state of the art memory care neighborhood, consisting of twenty-four private suites, and its existing assisted living community, with twenty-three apartments. This position will supervise all day-to-day memory care and assisted living operations. This is a unique opportunity to lead Blakefords pre-opening efforts for its new memory care community, including hiring the care team, developing policies and procedures, and establishing the programs principles and philosophy.

ABOUT BLAKEFORD: Over the last twenty-five years, Blakeford Senior Life has established itself as the premier provider of solutions for seniors in Nashville and the
Middle Tennessee region. From its beginnings as a single-site, continuing care retirement community, Blakeford has evolved into the innovative leader in long-term care for the area. Along with our CARF accredited lifestyle and health services community, Blakeford at Green Hills, the organization also includes our CARF accredited home and community services provider, Blakeford At Home, and our
continuing-care-without-walls offering, LiveWell By Blakeford. Under the auspices of a visionary board of directors, teamed with a long-tenured executive leadership team, Blakeford is poised to continue to expand its mission of serving seniors and their loved ones by fulfilling our Service Vision of Exemplary ServiceEvery Time!.

ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES: Based upon a core value of Integrity which Blakeford defines as Doing the right thing every time, our organization strives to adhere to the following values in all that we do:

¨ Community Nurturing a sense of connection and belonging.

¨ Compassion Caring from the heart.

¨ Respect Honoring and valuing every person.

¨ Consistency Always being exemplary.

¨ Innovation Encouraging the pursuit of limitless possibilities.

¨ Empowerment Supporting hospitality-inspired solutions.

Join Blakeford and work in a fun environment with caring teammates dedicated to making a difference in someones life every day!


  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs the overall operations of our assisted living and memory care communities.
  • Ensures operations comply with state and federal regulations.
  • Formulates budgets and maintains operational revenue and expenses, allocates the resources needed to carry out the programs and activities and takes appropriate action to operate within budget guidelines.
  • Maintains outreach and education efforts throughout the community to promote our marketing efforts.
  • Compiles and maintains all records, and statistics on the operation of the program.
  • Provides communication to the COO concerning long-range departmental needs and emergencies.
  • Interacts with co-workers, physicians, residents, and all other customers in a manner that encourages harmonious working relationships, enhances the image and reputation of the facility, and promotes positive customer relations.
  • Supports the facilitys mission statement by dependability in attendance, punctuality, maintaining confidentiality, timely completion of assignments, and attention to professional ethics and quality service principles.
  • Has a commitment to professional and personal growth through the development of skills and knowledge and improvement in the facilitys performance.
  • Ensures the rights, dignity and confidentiality of all residents are maintained.
  • All other duties as assigned by the COO.


Supervises/manages/directs the selection, development, appraisal, and work assignments of personnel.


  • Bachelors degree in healthcare administration, gerontology, or related field.
  • Prior experience working in memory care.
  • Current assisted living administrator license.
  • Experience in a supervisory role in a 24 x 7 environment preferred.
  • Experience in the design, development, and execution of programs for individuals with Alzheimers and dementia.
  • Ability to provide education, guidance, and support to families coping with the changes caused by dementia.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing demands from time and attention.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse group of associates, residents, and family members.
  • Experience in opening a new memory care is a plus.


Tennessee Assisted Care Living Facility (ACLF) administrator license


LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex of documents. Ability to write speeches and make effective and persuasive speeches or presentations to top management, public groups, and boards of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts, such as statistics. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of practical problems.

COMPUTER OPERATIONS: Proficient personal computer skills including e-mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, and graphics.


· Medical, Dental, Vision insurance coverage
· Employer-paid life insurance and short-term disability
· 403b with dollar for dollar match up to 4% after one year of service
· HSA with company contribution
· Paid Time Off
· Employee assistance program
· Employee discounts
· Tuition Reimbursement

Job Type: Full-time