Careers

Take the Next Steps Up Your Career Ladder

Consider Friendship Haven if you are looking for:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Job stability
  • Career advancement
  • The ability to balance work and family

We offer employment opportunities in the fields of nursing, housekeeping, dining services, administration, and many other areas on campus.

Friendship Haven’s professionals are caring, compassionate, and committed to excellence. Think of us as a family that builds relationships on mutual trust and respect, focuses on service, values learning, creates and develops leaders, and celebrates success.

Contact human resources at (515) 573-6006 if you’re interested not only in pursuing a career, but living a life filled with faith, passion and purpose.

Caregiver - Full -Time - 2nd & 3rd Shift- Stone Heights Neighborhood

Hours: 2nd & 3rd Shift

Position: Full-Time 2nd & 3rd Shift (60-80 hours per pay period) with every other weekend and holiday.

Job duties: This position will provide a broad range of resident-centered care and services to meet the individual needs of each resident’s social, environmental and personal care to enhance the capacity of residents to attain or maintain their highest level of independence, offering choice and control.

Applicants must be a CNA.

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Versatile Worker - AM Hostess - PT

Hours: Part-time, 50 hours per pay period (every two weeks), every other weekend and every other holiday.

Position: This position is primarily responsible for welcoming and seating residents to the breakfast and noon meals along with ensuring a calm and pleasant atmosphere during the dining experience. Provides support to the kitchen service staff for an attractive meal and some housekeeping as part of the versatile worker concept. This individual will also cross-train to Residential Caregiver.

Preference given to Certified Nursing Assistants but not required.

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Director of Engagement

Friendship Haven, a dynamic Continuing Care Retirement Committee, has an opening for Director of Engagement. Located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Friendship Haven is committed to resident centered care. The company recently completed a 38 million dollar building project to transform the campus and reposition it for the future. In 2017, a new 30 bed Alzheimer’s home will open on campus. The successful candidate will join a team that is innovative and responsive who pride themselves on excellence.

Friendship Haven is seeking a highly motivated leader to enthusiastically represent our campus. This self-starting individual will be responsible for engaging community members, volunteers, donors and others in the mission and vision of Friendship Haven. We are looking for a magnetic personality who will be ultimately responsible for recruiting even more time, talents and treasures for Friendship Haven. The ideal candidate will possess fundraising and/or volunteer recruitment experience.

Joining the Friendship Haven team will offer full-time benefits including health, vision, dental, short term disability, 403 (b) options, PTO and much more. For more information on our campus, please visit www.friendshiphaven.org.

To be considered for this position, please send your Cover Letter and Resume to:

Friendship Haven

Att: Melissa Nanninga, HR Coordinator

420 Kenyon Road

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Email: melissa.nanninga@friendshiphaven.org

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RN/LPN - Full-Time - Day Shift - Arbor Lane

Hours: Full-time position, day shift hours, RN or LPN, 72 - 80 hours per pay period, working every other weekend and every other holiday.

Job duties: Full-time position for an RN or LPN to provide resident centered care in a neighborhood setting and assist with various tasks. Applicant must be flexible, dependable, organized and self-motivated. Must have leadership qualities and a desire to be a mentor and role model for the neighborhoods, the ability to get along well with others, and have good critical thinking and communication skills.

Friendship Haven offers a competitive benefit package along with use of our Wellness Center and Pharmacy.

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Activities/Caregiver/Housekeeping (Activity Lead) - Full-Time- Arbor Lane

Position: Activity Lead – Full-time, 70 hours per pay period, daytime hours vary, every other weekend/holiday. Work with your Activity Team Members to make a flexible schedule around our resident's activity wishes.

Requirements: CNA certification, if not certified when hired FH will provide certification within the first 6 months.

Job Duties: Duties will include planning and providing resident-centered programming (activities- both planned and spontaneous) that  meets a variety of interests and individual needs as well as adapting the social, environmental and personal care for full and purposeful life in the resident’s home.

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Caregiver - Part-time - 2nd Shift - Arbor Lane

Hours: 2nd Shift: 4 pm - 9 pm, 2 openings available

Position: Part-Time - Every Other Weekend and Every Other Holiday

Job duties: This position will be scheduled in our Arbor Lane Neighborhood.

This  position will provide a broad range of resident-centered care and services to meet the individual needs of each resident's social, environmental and personal care to enhance the capacity of residents to attain or maintain their highest level of independence, offering choice and control.

Applicants must be a CNA and working every other weekend and holiday are requirements for all Caregiver positions.

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Speech-Language Pathologist- PRN Opening

Job Title:       Speech-Language Pathologist                               

Department:   Therapy Services

Reports to:      Catalyst Therapy Director/Coordinator 

Employees Supervised:    None

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Master’s Equivalent. Current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Licensed within the state or under temporary licensure as a Speech Language Pathology.

Ability to work effectively as a team member while exhibiting a positive and professional attitude

Ability to organize, plan, and manage time effectively

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Effective clinical problem solving skills

Computer literate

Valid driver’s license

Understanding of the various payor sources and prior authorization procedures

Ability to vary schedule as needed to meet the needs of the residents, including

Weekends/holidays if necessary

Ability to perform administrative functions in regards to SLP’s billing, personal payroll,  assisting in collection of statistics and ordering of supplies as needed

Ability to maintain patient/resident confidentiality

Must be eligible to work in the Federal Health program

Medicare

Position Summary:  This individual will provide Speech-Language Pathology services to any individual who requires skilled intervention.  This includes evaluation, treatment, inservicing, consulting with other disciplines, and documentation needed to efficiently meet each resident/patient’s needs.  These services will be provided in accordance with Friendship Haven policies and procedures, ASHA’s Code of Ethics, and state and federal regulations.  This individual will also be able to provide inservices for nursing staff and/or other organizations on the definition and function of Speech Language Pathology.

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Evening Housekeeper - Arbor Lane - Part-time

Hours: 5pm - 8pm, no weekends, no holidays

Position: Part-time, 10 hours per week

Job Duties: Arbor Lane Neighborhood. Primary job duties will be housekeeping in our Arbor Lane Neighborhood. This position will also clean common areas in other neighborhoods as assigned. Other duties will include helping as Caregiver and Activities when needed.

Friendship Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Campus.

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RN/LPN - Evening Shift Med Pass - PT - Arbor Lane

Hours: Part-time position, evening shift hours, RN or LPN, approximately 15 - 20 hours per pay period, working every other weekend and every other holiday.

Job duties: Part-time med pass position for an RN or LPN to provide resident centered care in a neighborhood setting and assist with various tasks. Applicant must be flexible, dependable, organized and self-motivated. Must have leadership qualities and a desire to be a mentor and role model for the neighborhoods, the ability to get along well with others, and have good critical thinking and communication skills.

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Caregiver - PT - Stone Heights Neighborhood- 2nd & 3rd Shift

Hours: 2nd shift & 3rd Shift 

Position: Part-time, every other weekend and every other holiday

Job duties: This position will be scheduled in the Stone Heights Neighborhood.

This position will provide a broad range of resident-centered care and services to meet the individual needs of each resident’s social, environmental and personal care to enhance the capacity of residents to attain or maintain their highest level of independence, offering choice and control.

Applicants must be a CNA.

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RN/LPN Simpson Health Center Float Nurse - Full-time

Hours: RN/LPN float position

Position: 72-80 Hours per pay period

Job Duties: Full-time Nurse to provide resident-centered care in a neighborhood setting and assisting with various tasks. Applicant must be flexible, organized and self-motivated. Must have leadership qualities and a desire to be a mentor and role model for the neighborhood, the ability to get along well with others, and have good critical thinking and communication skills.

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Cook - Kenyon Place- Part-Time

Kenyon Place Dining is seeking a part-time cook. This position will work from 6:30AM to 2:00PM one day per week along with every other weekend and holiday. The position is a leader for the team and experience is required working with meal preparation on a large scale.

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Wait Staff/Dishwasher - Part-Time - Kenyon Place

Hours: Day Hours: 9:30am - 2:30pm - includes every other weekend and holiday

Position: Part-time - Approximately 30 hours per pay period

Job duties: Variety of job duties that will include serving food to the residents, dining room prep, food prep, dishes and clean up.

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