Atria Senior Living

Memory Care Wellness Assistant

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Job Opening Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/9/2024 8:30 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Category (Portal Searching)
Care - Memory Care
Salary Range
The wage range for this position is $22.00/hr - $25.30/hr, dependent on prior work history and experience


Born out of a partnership between Atria Senior Living and Related Companies, Coterie is a new luxury brand that re-imagines what senior living can be.


From stunning architecture and thoughtful design to state-of-the-art fitness facilities and curated culinary offerings, every aspect of life at Coterie is meant to support the individual – and community – in reaching new heights. We elevate wellness and strive to anticipate every need to offer a life more inspired.


Coterie is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications. 


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • At least one (1) year experience providing care to individuals with a diagnosis of dementia or other cognitive impairment
  • Must successfully complete all Atria specified training programs.
  • Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Able to write simple correspondence.
  • Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Able to work various schedules and shifts as needed.
  • Must be fully vaccinated and provide vaccination record card at time of hire.


The Memory Care Assistant performs the personal care and other related services as assigned by the Wellness Director. Focusing on the wholistic needs of the resident, this individual also assists with facilitating programming and resident engagement as assigned by the Memory Care Director.

  • Responsible for attending to all care needs of the residents in Memory Care neighborhood.
  • Set-up tables in preparation for all meals.
  • Serve meals and drinks to Memory Care residents in the dining room.
  • Serve the residents 3 snacks and beverages each day including those who are in their rooms during snack time.
  • Assist with clean-up following all meals, including clearing dishes off the tables and taking to the kitchen, wipe down tables, chair seats, arms and backs, and pick up food from the floor by vacuuming or sweeping.
  • Take an active part daily in its implementation of Sharing the Way Moment by
  • Moment program. This includes the structured activities noted on the calendar as well as unstructured moments during the day which allow time for additional programming and interaction between all Resident Assistants and the LG residents.
  • Find opportunities to give the resident choices throughout the day and allow them to be as independent as possible with their personal ADL’s.
  • Pick up laundry from resident apartments, rinse out soiled laundry and dispose of dirty laundry in appropriately.
  • Collect garbage from assigned resident apartments daily. Immediately remove. incontinent supplies that are wet or soiled.
  • Perform Housekeeping duties for common areas including, but not limited to, vacuuming, dusting, straightening up, wiping down tables and chairs, clean bathrooms, replace paper towels and toilet tissue, clean activity room, med room and utility by straightening up, vacuum or mop floor and dust.
  • Responsible for light clean up of resident apartments as necessary on a daily basis. Light clean up is to include making beds not changed by housekeeper, spot check room, use extractor on incontinent accidents immediately and any other clean up as necessary.
  • Provide other activities of daily living assistance to the residents as directed from each Resident’s Service Plan.
  • Engage and motivate residents, resulting in program participation.
  • Greet new residents making a special effort to include and engage them in activities and introduce them to others in the community with similar interests and backgrounds.
  • Provide verbal encouragement and support to residents.
  • Prioritize tasks to ensure optimum services to residents as requests and needs change.
  • Communicate to the Memory Care Director when a resident’s need has changed.
  • Communicate to other departments as residents’ needs arise during the shift.
  • May drive company vehicle from community to social and other various destinations (only if required by community).
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.

Salary Range

The wage range for this position is $22.00/hr - $25.30/hr, dependent on prior work history and experience


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