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.

Housekeeping/Life Enrichment - Gardens

Hours:   1st shift 

Position: Full-Time - 40 Hours per week

Job duties:  Plans monthly calendars for activities and outings for Gardens 100, 200 & 300 Neighborhoods. Completes the preparation, shopping and roll out of all activities. Promotes spontaneous activities and helps to involve residents and Resident Companions in these activities. Participates in Life Enrichment Committees as needed.

Completes assigned housekeeping tasks including dusting, vacuuming, bathroom cleaning, changing linens, making beds, picking up trash and keep residents’ living areas pleasant and orderly. Communicate and document services and care in an effective, timely manner in accordance with individual care plans and within policies and procedures when necessary.

Perform personal and household care services including bathing, hygiene, grooming, medication assistance and laundry duties when needed.

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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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RN/LPN - Full-Time - Day Shift - Stone Heights

Hours: 2 openings: 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.

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Full-Time RN for Catalyst - Skilled Neighborhood- Day Shift

Hours: Full-time day shift position, 72 – 80 hours per 2 week pay period

Job duties: Full-time RN for the Catalyst Neighborhood to provide resident centered care in a neighborhood setting and assist with various tasks.  Catalyst is our Skilled Neighborhood with both residents from our campus and from the community who need short stays. Applicant must be flexible, 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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RN/LPN float position

Hours: RN/LPN float position, day and evening shift hours

Position: 72-80 Hours per pay period, weekends and holidays as needed

Job Duties: Full-time RN or LPN 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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RN Simpson Health Center Float Nurse - Full-time

Hours: RN 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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Caregiver - PT - Stone Heights Neighborhood

Hours: 2nd shift, 2 openings available

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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Caregiver - Part-time - 3rd Shift - Journeys

Hours: 16 - 24 hours per pay period

Position: Part-time - Every Other Weekend and Every Other Holiday, Occasional hours during the week

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

These positions 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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Caregiver - Arbor Lane Neighborhood - Part-Time - 1st shift

Hours: 1st Shift

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

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 a requirement for all Caregiver positons.

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

Hours: 2nd Shift: 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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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Household Coordinator- Arbor Lane

Purpose of the Position

The household coordinator will be responsible for the household operating smoothly, promoting rich programming to enhance the residents’ wellbeing and ensuring a high level of customer service and satisfaction. The household coordinator will collaborate with the clinical coordinator, residents and employees to determine what support services the neighborhood needs to live with faith, passion and purpose.  The household coordinator will spend a portion of their time as a leader in the household and another portion of their time in a primary profession.

Household Leadership Functions

  • Provide leadership and vision to the household by modeling professionalism, customer service, collaboration, flexibility and acts as a coach to keep processes resident centered.
  • Supervise employees in the household, carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies & procedures.
  • Contributes to and consults on household personnel management: hiring, training and management
  • Works cooperatively and respectfully with residents, co-workers, families, visitors and volunteers to create a warm and positive environment in the home
  • Achieve the financial objectives of the community by contributing to and accounting for the annual budgets
  • Build relationships with residents, families and guests and plays a key role in managing resident and family complaints
  • Maintain a safe, comfortable functional environment by assessing the household for sanitation and potential hazards, implementing  practices utilizing disaster preparedness and emergent care, investigating and reporting all incidents and accidents, observing the team for safe work habits and addressing observations
  • Facilitates household’s ability to plan and carry out personal interests and social activities for residents and the household.
  • Encourages a climate of continued learning and personal growth for all.
  • Facilitates each household’s ability to plan and meet the psychosocial needs of residents and the household.
  • Ensure household meetings (resident, employee and neighborhood) are taking place appropriately, engaging all residents and employees.
  • Attends or assuring the household is represented on all appropriates councils and teams of the community
  • Encourages extended family participation
  • Notifies and coordinates with appropriate parties when “transition” or deep cleaning is needed
  • Facilitate “care reviews” for caregiver staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education: Level of education to communicate, supervise and lead effectively.
  • Licensure: Must be willing to obtain CNA certification, and willingness to learn social service, MDS, Activities, environmental services, food service and all other support services functions.
  • Experience: Must demonstrate leadership qualities and initiative in primary job function

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Gardens Assisted Living- Full-Time RN

Hours: Monday- Friday- Day Hours

Position: Full-Time

Job Duties: This position is responsible for providing Nurse Delegation for our 3 Assisted Living Garden Neighborhoods. Applicant must be flexible, organized, self-motivated and have a desire to be a mentor and role model for all of the staff in the Gardens. The position is a partnership with the Director of Assisted Living and River Ridge RN and will collaborate on training, polices and procedures and growing the internal team. The successful candidate must have good critical thinking and communications skills to work with employees, residents and families. Friendship Haven models Resident Centered care and previous experience is desirable.

Required License: Current RN license

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