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valued, supported and encouraged?

At Deutsches Altenheim, we are committed to not only providing compassionate and comprehensive care for our residents, but also maintaining a culture where our staff is not just valued, they are rewarded. We are a leader in the industry when it comes to the value we place on resident care and employee appreciation. In addition, we offer extremely competitive wages, a generous benefits program and opportunities for professional growth, with an emphasis on work/life balance. Simply put, we place an enormous value on our staff and we are not afraid to show it.

About Us

Nestled on a beautiful, wooded campus in West Roxbury, Deutsches Altenehim is part of Legacy Lifecare-a non-profit, mission driven organization which has been providing innovative care to the elderly and disabled in Massachusetts for over 100 years.

Position Description:

The Resident Care Director is responsible for managing, directing and developing a comprehensive care program for all residents of the community, which may include traditional Assisted Living residents, as well as those in our specialized Alzheimer’s and Dementia care households. This position serves as a liaison with family members, community agencies and care providers. The Resident Care Director position will have an acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity with a sincere desire to work with elders. The Resident Care Director is responsible for identifying and developing programs to meet the psychosocial and other quality of life needs of the residents. The Resident Care Director is responsible for fostering an environment with routines that enable residents to maximize their individuality, independence and dignity. This climate shall provide each resident with the highest practical level of physical, mental and psychosocial well-being and quality of life.



  • Responsible for management of wellness budget
  • Directs, plans, and coordinates services activities of professional nursing in resident care
  • Monitor resident quality of care on a daily basis.
  • On-call responsibilities, as scheduled, to assure that personal care staff have adequate backup.
  • Establishes systems for care management, including assessments, care planning and discharge planning.
  • Interprets policy and regulations to all nursing personnel and ensures compliance with all aspects of care, new admissions, staffing, training, policy and documentation.


  • RN or LPN with current license to practice in the state of Massachusetts and two or more years of supervision/management preferred
  • Will consider other licensed medical professionals with strong management experience
  • Experience working in Assisted Living facility is preferred
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with residents, their families, peers and other staff members
  • Possess the ability to adjust to new or changing situations and stresses
  • Leadership and supervisory ability, excellent communication skills
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and develop and manage a budget
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language

What Are We Looking For?

  • The Resident Care Director must have skills in communication, assessment, program development and facilitation of specialized social programs
  • RN or LPN with current license to practice in the state of Massachusetts and 2 or more years of supervision/management experience.
  • He/she should have a knowledge of and experience with developing and leading programs for persons with dementia
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the organization which include medical and physical examination
  • Will develop continuing educational programs/plans for all staff in assigned areas
  • Is self-motivated, positive and demonstrates excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to stand, sit, walk for prolonged periods of time on a frequent basis
  • Ability to bend and squat for brief periods of time on an infrequent basis
  • Ability to move intermittently throughout the facility
  • Ability to adjust to and cope with new or changing situations and the mental and emotional stresses of the position
  • Ability to push, pull objects and lift/carry up to 10 pounds unassisted on a frequent basis and up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis to set up for programs

What Can We Do for You?


  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Insurance (Accident, LTD, STD, Whole Life Insurance)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Shift Differentials
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid time off, vacation and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Inclusive company culture

*Scale based on years of experience with “pay in lieu of benefits” option available.


Deutsches Altenheim conducts extensive background checks and professional references are required for all potential employees. If selected for hire, you must be able to provide a recent physical and required immunizations including fully-vaccinated status for Covid-19.

Deutsches Altenheim is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.

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Why Choose Chelsea Jewish

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is committed to being an “Employer of Choice”. We offer multiple employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health care settings. At Chelsea Jewish Lifecare, you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation package for eligible employees.

Diversity & Inclusion

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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