What does an Assisted Living Coordinator do?

Assisted living coordinators plan and oversee a wide range of processes related to the daily operation of an assisted living facility. Their role typically includes budgetary, HR, and operational responsibilities. They also frequently interact directly with residents and families, along with external contacts such as vendors and service providers. Coordinators ensure activities and services are conducted in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. They may have a primary role in recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising facility staff. This position may also involve marketing or community relations duties.

Assisted living coordinators may have educational and/or license requirements according to the regulations of their specific state. They commonly have a bachelor’s degree and a professional background in the healthcare or assisted living fields. These professionals typically have supervisory experience and familiarity with basic HR tasks and processes.

What responsibilities are common for Assisted Living Coordinator jobs?
  • Coordinate all pharmacy/medication needs and ensures compliance with state regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Hire and supervise nursing staff for assisted living unit.
  • Develop and monitor departmental budget, forecasts and staffing plan.
  • Attend, and at times may lead, the Individual Service Plan meetings with residents and families.
  • Ensure appropriate supervision of the students in the program.
  • Serve on, participate in, and attend various facility committees as assigned.
  • Monitor routinely for changes in condition to ensure changes are addressed.
  • Conduct prototype to support the launching of programs and activities.
  • Allow residents to continue playing an active role in society.
  • Participate in the setting of departmental priorities and make job assignments.
  • Ensure that each resident's pre-admission screen is completed prior to move-in.
  • Lead and ensure resident medical records and chart information are maintained according to State guidelines.
  • Support mission, vision, and goals of the organization, upholding and promoting company culture and vision.
  • Monitor and adjust staffing levels, care planning/delivery, and supply inventories to ensure the neighborhood meets labor cost, supply cost, and quality of care goals.
  • Develop plans and manage best practices through engagement of team.
  • Assist in the resolution of issues and remains current on policies and procedures.
  • Direct and ensure that services are performed in consideration of the health, welfare, safety and the satisfaction of our residents.
  • Prepare documentation and reports for annual budget and forecasting meetings.
  • Execute strategies to build alliances with key referral sources.
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of resident information at all times.
What are the typical qualifications for Assisted Living Coordinator jobs?
  • Bachelor's Degree in business or exercise science.
  • Strong command of English language and good communication skills.
  • A natural leader and problem solver with demonstrated critical thinking and collaboration skills.
  • Able to oversee care of residents, including bathing and grooming.
  • Excellent time management abilities.
Education--
Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience0-1 year

How much does an Assisted Living Coordinator make?

Confident
$63,260 /yr
Total Pay
$45,870
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$17,389
 /yr

Additional Pay

$63,260

 / yr
$32K$274K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
See More Insights

Assisted Living Coordinator Career Path

Learn how to become an Assisted Living Coordinator, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
37%
2 - 4
34%
5 - 7
0%
8+
29%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
See Career Path

Assisted Living Coordinator Insights

Read what Assisted Living Coordinator professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s HospitalsUCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
Practice Coordinator III
Jan 28, 2022

“Good Medical and Dental.”

Avispa TechnologyAvispa Technology
Practice Coordinator
May 18, 2021

“The recruiter I worked with was helpful in finding me a perfect position with my skills and desires.”

Southeast Lung AssociatesSoutheast Lung Associates
Practice Coordinator
Mar 14, 2022

“You do not get paid salary as a manager yet are expected to work as if you do.”

Academy Sports + OutdoorsAcademy Sports + Outdoors
Community Living Assistant
Jan 7, 2020

“Great people to work with”

Northwell HealthNorthwell Health
Practice Coordinator
Nov 13, 2020

“Clear paths for career advancements”

Brightview Senior LivingBrightview Senior Living
Assisted Living Director
Jan 8, 2022

“Good director when I was there”

Northside HospitalNorthside Hospital
Practice Coordinator I
Feb 9, 2022

“High retention rate keeps not so good employees employed.”

CommuniCareCommuniCare
Supervised Living Coordinator
Jan 12, 2021

“It has a flexible schedule depending on the department.”

See More

Assisted Living Coordinator Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of an Assisted Living Coordinator

The most similar professions to Assisted Living Coordinator are:
  • Practice Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • General Manager
  • Manager

Related Careers

Practice Manager
$73,235
No skills overlap
Operations Manager
$70,890
No skills overlap
General Manager
$81,050
No skills overlap
Manager
$65,535
No skills overlap

Assisted Living Coordinator Jobs