Resident Care Coordinator

Sunrise Senior Living was again certified as a Great Place to Work® by Activated Insights. This is the 6th time Sunrise has received this top culture and workplace designation, highlighting the special place Sunrise is to be a part of.

JOB ID2023-193209



"Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."- Sunrise Leader The Resident Care Coordinator (RCC) is responsible for providing overall leadership and management of the Assisted Living, Terrace Club and/or Reminiscence Neighborhoods to which they are assigned. Responsibilities include but are not limited to participating in the evaluation of and service planning for residents, leading the care manager team in the provision of high quality, safe care to residents, collaborating with the Resident Care Director (RCD) when residents require care that is clinical in nature, and creating staffing and scheduling plans for the care manager team. The RCC assists in the recruiting, hiring, and training of team members, and is responsible for team member recognition, engagement and performance management and evaluations.



As a part of the Sunrise team, supporting our Mission, Principles of Service and Core Values is a fundamental part of this job. Our foundational belief is the sacred value of human life. The unique responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to the essential functions listed below:

Plans, organizes, develops, and leads the overall operation of the Assisted Living, Terrace Club and/or Reminiscence Neighborhood(s) in accordance with federal, state/provincial, local laws and Sunrise Senior Living standards, guidelines, and policies.

Participates in resident evaluation and contributes to the development of resident Service Plans (SP).

Maintains appropriate staffing levels and creates daily assignments based on the resident evaluations and assigned levels of care.

Schedules and leads the move-in meeting with the new resident and family to discuss the resident care needs and preferences and the proposed Service Plan; coordinates with the Resident Care Director (RCD) when there are clinical care and training needs.

Recognizes changes in resident condition, takes appropriate action including making appropriate notifications.

Appropriately accesses, uses, and documents actions in Sunrise systems including, but not limited to the electronic health record (Sunrise Care Connect), iCIMS, new resident portal, OnShift, etc.

Participates in the community’s weekly Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meeting to review and discuss selected residents and any changes in care needs or Service Plan interventions.

Partners with the Activities & Volunteer Coordinator (AVC) when activities are scheduled in the neighborhood to assure resident participation. Facilitates care manager involvement in activities as staffing allows.

Partners with the Dining Services Coordinator (DSC) when special events are planned for residents. Monitors the resident dining experience.

Engages in strong proactive communication with families on a monthly basis, at a minimum, to provide information on changes in condition or updates on the resident’s life in the community.

Communicates with physicians and all support services as appropriate.

Responsible for developing resident schedules for bathing, laundry, and housekeeping services.

Conducts monthly Lead Care Manager Meetings.

Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance:

Follows all federal, state/provincial, and local laws and regulations and Sunrise standards as they pertain to resident care and services.

Strives for excellence in quality care and service delivery, participates in the community QAPI meetings and Performance Improvement Plan committees as required.

Follows all approved plans of correction to assure ongoing regulatory compliance.

Maintains a thorough knowledge of current and evolving state laws and regulations, policies and procedures related to resident care and community operations and ensures compliance.

Partners with leadership team to ensure community is in compliance with OSHA requirements.

Assists in the leadership and promotion of all Sunrise policies and programs related to resident care, quality, safety, and risk management.

Financial Management:

Explains and discusses the value of Sunrise’s products and services for our residents, families, team members and targeted referral sources.

Assists the Executive Director (ED) in completing the annual community budget, as needed.

Understands and manages the department budget to include labor and other expenses and can discuss its impact on the overall community budget. Reviews monthly financial information and implements plans of action for deficiencies.

Processes and submits monthly expenses and budget data timely per Sunrise policies and internal business controls.

Coordinates with the community team to achieve maximum staff economies and cross training when appropriate.

Understands the internal cost associated with Sunrise resident care programs (e.g., care levels, medication program, continence products).

Training, Leadership and Team Member Development:

Performs overall management of the department, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, coaching and performance improvement.

Provides training to care manager staff related to their job responsibilities and resident activities of daily living.

Partners in the delivery of Sunrise University, onboarding, and annual training, as needed.

Achieves stated Team Member Engagement goals and actively leads in engagement improvement initiatives as needed.

Completes team member staffing and scheduling according to operational and budgetary guidelines.

Reviews timekeeping practices and payroll reports to ensure all hours worked are recorded and appropriately paid.

Conducts timely performance appraisals with meaningful conversations.

Holds team accountable and corrects actions when necessary and documents conversations and actions taken.

Attends regular community meetings including, but not limited to, Stand Up, Cross Over, Department Head, Town Hall, QAPI, IDT, and others as required by the ED.

Keeps abreast of professional developments in the field by reading, attending conferences and training.

Maintains compliance in assigned required training as applicable to this role to ensure that Sunrise standards are always met.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed throughout this job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

One (1) year experience in assisted living, long term care or hospital industries or experience/exposure to the memory impaired senior population, preferred.

One (1) year supervisory and management experience including hiring staff, coaching, performance management, daily operations supervision, discipline, and counseling, preferred.

College degree and management experience may be required per state regulations.

Ability to manage multiple priorities.

Ability to delegate assignments to appropriate individuals based on their skills, roles, and interests.

Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication and the ability to facilitate small group presentations.

Competent in organizational and time management skills.

Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.

Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel) and Sunrise applications with the ability to learn new applications.

Ability to work weekends, evenings, and flexible hours, available for our customers at peak service delivery days and times.

As applicable, all Sunrise team members who drive a Sunrise vehicle must review and sign the Driver job description and understand the key essential duties for safety and regulatory compliance.


Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.

At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day

We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community

The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

Ignite Your Potential

We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.

Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work®


Sunrise considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members to be one of its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on completing and passing a background check and drug test (which does not include marijuana), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Tuberculosis Test, Physical Evaluation). Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination is only required to the extent mandated by applicable federal, state, and local laws and authorities.


Selected candidates will be offered competitive compensation based on geographic location of community/office, skills, experience, qualifications, and certifications/licenses (where applicable).

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