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Elder Care Alliance Resident Care Director - Oakland in Oakland, California

An Elder Care Alliance Community

Mercy Retirement & Care Center

Do you enjoy working with seniors? Do you want to work in a setting where you are valued and appreciated? Mercy Retirement & Care Center is a vibrant retirement community located in Oakland. We provide senior assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to meet a variety of health care needs. We pride ourselves on being a person-centered community and value our employees and residents. We are currently hiring.

The Resident Care Director:

  • Responsible for the management and supervision of care services to Assisted Living residents in the Community.

  • Assesses current and prospective residents for their level of functioning and appropriateness for varying levels of care. Creates appropriate service plans for new and existing residents.

  • Participates within an interdisciplinary team which monitors and reviews residents’ health and social needs on an ongoing basis.

  • Provides direct care, supervising and educating the caregivers including hiring, performance management and scheduling of staff.

  • Develops and monitors Assisted Living Program's operating and capital budgets. Establishes and maintains a thorough knowledge of federal, state and local legislation and accrediting/contracting agency policy and procedures related to Residential Care.

  • Participates as a community leader, and as part of the leadership team, help to create a positive, caring environment.

Here's what you need:

  • College degree in related field or significant experience.

  • Valid unrestricted California nursing license preferred.

  • Three years minimum supervisory and administrative experience, inclusive of budgeting and program development.

  • Two years minimum experience working with, sensitivity to and knowledge of working with older adults and the aging process. Knowledge about dementia highly desirable.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to identify need, develop, and manage programs and systems simultaneously.

  • Ability to communicate professionally with residents, families, peers and employees in a multi-cultural environment.

“Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status”

Job ID: 2021-1796

Shift: Day, Evening

External Company Name: Eldercare Alliance

External Company URL:

Street: 3431 Foothill Blvd.