life enrichment director resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Adaptable individual known for developing professional rapport, putting together fantastic activities and effectively managing staff. An energetic Life Enrichment Director with exceptional organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Activity Planning
  • Issue Resolution
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Records Management
  • Community and Family Integration
Education and Training
South University Richmond, VA, Expected in 06/2015 Bachelor of Arts : Healthcare Management - GPA :
South University Richmond,VA, Expected in Associate of Science : - GPA :
  • National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)
  • Train the Trainer Programming for Dementia
  • Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer
Morning Pointe Senior Living - Life Enrichment Director
Greeneville, TN, 04/2016 - Current
  • Developed special one-on-one programs for when residents were ill or unable to take part in group activities.
  • Scheduled activities designed to encourage residents to socialize among themselves and enjoy time with family members.1
  • Implemented and supervised average of 150 monthly activities for 25 residents.
  • Encouraged residents to help with holiday decorating under supervision of facility's volunteer staff.
  • Communicated clearly with coworkers using radio, phone and text to stay on top of operations needs.
  • Observed general operations for safety hazards or risks and quickly implemented solutions.
  • Tracked department expenses and revenue to meet budget requirements.
  • Monitored equipment use and storage to safeguard against damage or theft.
  • Cleaned and sanitized recreational equipment to facility standards.
  • Responded promptly to emergencies to assess situations, administer first aid and coordinate further additional personnel.
  • Utilized level of care Assessment tool and (UAI) Uniform Assessment Instrument for Individualized Service Plan.
  • Provided positive customer relations with families, patients and community team members.
  • Trained workers in procedures and policies for safe recreational activities.
  • Scheduled and coordinated events and activities.
  • Fostered clear and proactive communication with event staff to address needs and delegate tasks.
  • Promoted facility events and offered information to clarify pricing and requirements.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Life enrichment Activity Director for Memory Care Community and Dementia Care Reflections and Montessori Program Director.
  • Managed staff comprised of Licensed Practicing Nurse, Medications Aids, Certified Nurse Aids and Activity Assistant
  • National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
  • Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Training Education Approved by NCCDP
  • Train the Trainer Programming for Dementia for residents with cognitive impairments
  • Montessori Moments in Time Person Centered Approach to building skills for Dementia Care and Understanding Behaviors
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Assist with Flu and Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) vaccines clinic by educating staff and residents to promote health and wellness, complied with Medicare regulations for reimbursement.
  • Organized and filed patients insurance records for verification of benefits and authorization for services.
  • Engaged in exercise program for seniors with use of low intensity, task oriented exercises for ambulation challenged residents.
  • Coordinated, created, guided and scheduling of daily activities and events for program members.
  • Positive, motivated and upbeat attitude
  • Maintained patient confidentiality and abide by company code of ethics to ensure compliance of policy and procedures.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, eye for detail's
  • Mentored team members
  • Prepared monthly activity calendar, designed with the residents level of participation in mind.
  • Assisted community Wellness Nurse with Assessments and re-assessments of potential new residents, and care planning.
  • Assist with Marketing Tours for prospective clients within the community.
  • Fund raised for Alzheimer's Association
  • Assist Department Managers and Executive Director as needed
  • Help recruit, hire and train employees, as well as fire non-compliant staff.
Chippenham Medical Center - Unit Secretary/Nursing Assistant
City, STATE, 05/1997 - 05/2014
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Assessed vitals and noted medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Documented nursing assessments, treatments and follow-up care to maintain patient safety and optimize workflow.
  • Recorded patient conditions and vital signs before and after medical operations.
  • Implemented fall prevention techniques as specified in plan of care.
  • Reported environmental risks or equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
Sharing Life Adult Day Care Center - Assistant Activities Coordinator
City, STATE, 04/1995 - 05/1997
  • Drove facility growth and increased resident morale by planning special activities.
  • Implemented comprehensive activity program to correspond with needs and interests of participants.
  • Researched ideas for programs and activities, utilizing participants' suggestions and feedback to align with delivery objectives.
  • Supported activity leaders and external providers to deliver structured activities.
  • Managed inventory and ordered new supplies for activities when stock was running low.
  • Monitored progress of participants to track measurable data for plan of care goals.
  • Initiated creative ideas and kept recreation programs entertaining and refreshing.
  • Assigned work to team members and evaluated performance against standards.
  • Evaluated programs and services, identified community needs and recommended new offerings to maximize ongoing success and participation.
  • Helped recruit, hire and train department employees.
  • Monitored and controlled expenses according to budgetary guidelines.
  • Sought out opportunities to improve service levels and corrected problems.
  • Backed up staff completing difficult or complex tasks and empowered team members to independently handle most issues.
  • Promoted from Memory Care Coordinator to Memory Care Director, in less than 12-months.
  • Created highly effective new program that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Recognized as Employee of the Month for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Earned golden Key International Honor Society.
  • South University Health Care Management Mentorship Program
  • Fund raised for Alzheimer's Association, American Heart Association and Breast Cancer Awareness Walks.
  • Help to organize Food Bank for Chippenham Hospital
  • Compass of excellence Award (HCA) Hospital
  • Outstanding teamwork award and Certificate of Appreciation
Activities and Honors
  • Delta MU Delta Business sorority
  • Presidents list
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • South University
  • South University

Job Titles Held:

  • Life Enrichment Director
  • Unit Secretary/Nursing Assistant
  • Assistant Activities Coordinator


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Science

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