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WesleyLife Assistant Director of Assisted Living in Des Moines, Iowa


Our Assistant Director of Assisted Living supervises a team of Med Managers to ensure we deliver the best quality health care for the residents living in our memory care area. Our Assistant Director of AL will:

  • Assess resident needs and prepares and maintains Service Plans, in collaboration with families and other services.

  • Assist in the evaluation of the health care services needed for each resident relative to the level of lifestyle accommodations. Communicates and counsels with residents, family members and Director – Assisted living regarding potential problems, needs, and care plans as appropriate.

  • Orient, train, and provide ongoing training and supervision for team members. Ensures orientation conducted for each employee. Provides input/develops performance evaluations and recommends actions on employee complaints, resolution, terminations, etc. Assists in monitoring employee progress and provides feedback to the Director – Assisted Living as necessary. Makes recommendations to the CHA for policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day operations.

  • Oversee the scheduling practices for the John’s Harbor Memory Care, working with the assisted living scheduler/Director – Assisted Living.

  • Assisting with Med Mgmt and check-ins

  • Perform skin assessments and quarterly assessments

  • Following up on any falls or incidents

  • Managing team members

Benefits of working at Wesley Acres:

  • Incredible benefits package including healthcare, vision, dental and 401k

  • Up to $3,000/year Scholarship Reimbursements opportunities

  • Up to $1,500/year Tuition reimbursement

  • Free Wellness membership and wellness cash incentive program

  • 18% Discount at Purdue University Global

  • Referral Bonus Program

  • Other voluntary benefits – Life, Accident and Critical Illness coverage

WesleyLife believes in the value of diversity within our workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Because of our commitment to your health and well-being, you will be required to successfully complete a pre-hire health assessment, drug screen and meet our COVID-19 requirements prior to beginning employment.




  • RN licensure in the State of Iowa

  • 2-5 years: Management Experience

  • 2-5 years: Dementia/Memory Care experience