Director of Assisted Living

Director of Assisted Living Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Director of Assisted Living to join our team.


  • Drive company vehicle to weekly shopping, social and other destinations;
  • Able and willing to work in various positions at community as needed including snow removal, exercise class and others;
  • Act as a liaison between field operations and Worcester-based support resources. Builds strong relationships with these off-site resources;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all regulations, policies, and procedures, and ensure compliance;
  • Interview, hire, orient, train, supervise and evaluate direct reports in accordance with Ascentria policies;
  • Build a high performing team and keep morale high;
  • Develop and implement successful strategies regarding labor, occupancy growth, revenue growth, expense control, and quality of services;
  • Operate the community in accordance with Ascentria policies and federal, state and local regulations;
  • Help hire, train, and supervise a high quality team of employees;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Ensure proper care of all residents within the facility;
  • Ensure that communications are effectively delivered in a timely manner to staff, supporting agencies and individuals served;
  • Participate in and comply with all requirements of Ascentria’s Performance & Quality Improvement (PQI) program;
  • Work in conjunction with Finance staff on the development and management of program budgets;
  • Assist with financial information, including budget preparation.


  • Both a Current State License as Registered Nurse and certification in Cardio/Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) are required;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical/assisted living experience;
  • Completion of a current State License as Registered Nurse;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is preferred;
  • In certain States, an Assisted Living Administrator license is required;
  • Ability to work flexible hours and handle multiple tasks;
  • Effectively lead, supervise, coach, mentor, and develop employees;
  • Efficiently collect, analyze, and interpret financial data;
  • Effectively communicate in written and verbal form;
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, counseling, problem solving, and decision making skills.