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Director – Betty’s Garden Memory Care of Kewanee
  • 1st Shift
  • Full Time
  • On Call
  • Kewanee, IL

This unique opportunity will be provided to a self-starting, hands on, dedicated Manager who is eager to lead the industry leading Memory Care program, Betty’s Garden Memory Care. This exciting position will lead a team of nurses and nursing assistants in providing a person-centered approach in administering Petersen Health Care’s programming and technology for the first of its kind facility in Kewanee, IL for those suffering from dementia.

The leader of this facility will join a team of professionals in Kewanee in providing a full continuum of care, all on one campus where Petersen Health Care began back in 1974. The selected individual will have memory care experience, a valid nursing license and 3-5 years experience in Assisted Living, Independent Living, Skilled Nursing or other related senior healthcare services.


  • Experience in a Memory Care Settings
  • Registered Nurse(RN or LPN) with a valid license

Includes but not limited to:

  • Responsible for coordination and supervision of all tenant care
  • Oversight and supervision of staff for nutritional planning and meal preparation
  • Ordering and coordination of ordering or obtaining food supplies
  • Weekly grocery shopping for food and supplies
  • Oversight of sanitation for community and staff education on proper food handling
  • Maintain dietary budget
  • Hire and train new and existing staff
  • Maintain staffing records
  • Maintain appropriate staffing of facility
  • Implementation of staff discipline
  • Develop and implementation of staff in-service education for each payday
  • Maintain and implement Activity calendar
  • Oversight of all tenant activity including outings
  • Oversight, supervision and coordination of maintaining compliance with IDPH and other regulatory agencies including Health Department, OSHA and others.
  • Oversight of staff communication concerning tenants needs
  • Encourage and educate tenants to maintain independence.
  • Maintain referral sources and marketing of community
  • Coordination of all new admissions, discharges and inquiries
  • Deposit facility funds (Accounts Receivables)
  • Maintain facility petty cash
  • Provide on-call services as needed
  • Oversight of building maintenance
  • Oversight of day to day cleanliness
  • Maintain daily census and tracking
  • Ordering office supplies as needed
  • Communicate with PHC Corporate staff as needed

In Coordination with nursing staff, Director will be responsible for:

  • Quality oversight and reporting
  • Obtain accurate medication orders from physicians
  • Coordinate and supervise all medication oversight
  • Oversight and coordination of obtaining medication from pharmacy
  • Coordination with nursing staff on tenant service plans
  • Maintain accurate tenant charting

Memory Care specific duties/responsibilities:

May include but not limited to:

  • Community Outreach to educate on Betty’s Garden Memory Care
  • Monitor and ensure compliance in development of staff training and orientation programs
  • Coordination of staff schedules and duties
  • Ongoing / continuous memory care education for all employees
  • Marketing to surrounding areas identified in marketing plan
  • Cooperation with marketing, both local and corporate for community outreach
  • Development and Coordination of area marketing programs and promotions
  • Oversight of maintaining compliance for ongoing training and education for staff