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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.

Resident Companion- – Part-time

Hours: 4:00PM - 10:30PM

Position: Part-time- Every Other Weekend and every other Holiday only

Job duties: This position is responsible for providing a variety of resident centered services with cross training with housekeeping for residents in their home in The Gardens Assisted Living. Assigned responsibilities include, but are not limited to: dining services including serving food, preparing coffee, after meal clean up and dishwashing, Care for resident's needs such as bathing, grooming and laundry. Assist with activity programs, as needed, escorting residents to appointments, related documentation and other tasks to meet each residents needs and preferences.

CNA or CMA is required.

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Caregiver- Part-time- 3rd Shift- Stone Heights

Hours: 3rd Shift

Position: Part-Time - Every Other Weekend and Every Other Holiday- Possibility to fill in for vacations.

Job duties: This position will be scheduled in our Stone Heights 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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River Ridge Assisted Living- Part-Time

Part Time Residential Caregiver:   This position primarily provides scheduled support services and emergency response to the residents of River Ridge Apartments (assisted living) and the independent living areas (Kenyon Place and town homes) of Friendship Haven.  Many services are nurse delegated and trained.   Scheduled services entail some personal care (commonly bathing, nail trimming, limited dressing support and like services) along with medication management for some residents.   When not providing scheduled service or emergency response works with the support team in River Ridge Apartments to serve meals and light housekeeping of public areas within River Ridge.   Certified Nursing Assisted preferred but not required.  Would work 2:30p-10:30p every other weekend/holiday and one day per week (four days/32 hours per pay period).   Start time for week days could be somewhat negotiable to accommodate a student schedule.  More hours could be available if the candidate chosen would cross train to other positions within the River Ridge neighborhood.

 

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Full-Time RN- Float Position

Hours: RN for Full-Time float position for all shifts. Primarily covers vacations, leave of absenses etc.

Position: This position will be trained in all Simpson Health Center Neighborhoods. Limited weekends and holidays.

Job Duties: Full-timeRN to provide resident-centered care in all neighborhoods 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 neighborhoods, the ability to get along well with others, and have good critical thinking and communication skills.

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Full-Time Activities/Leisure Events- River Ridge Assisted Living

Full Time River Ridge Activities/Leisure Events: This position will provide a broad range of resident centered programs to meet the needs of each resident’s social, environmental and personal interests.  It will include planning, preparation and implementation of the program(s).    This position will also provide some support service on certain days for maintaining the housekeeping of the River Ridge public areas and resident apartments.

The position does include every other weekend and holiday (8:30A-6:30p) however weekday hours (40 per pay period) would be flexible to allow the chosen candidate to be here for the program/event.

A valid driver license with ability to be receive a Chauffer’s license required.   A CDL license would be preferred but not required.

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Dietary Aide- Simpson Health Center

Hours: Day Shift, weekends included  - 7AM - 3PM or 11:30AM - 7:30PM

Position: Part-time with the possibility of Full-Tim

Job duties: Variety of job duties that will include serving food to the residents, reading diet cards, food prep, delivering supplies, dishes and clean up.

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Resource Team Caregiver (FT)

Hours: Work between 1st Shift & 2nd Shift

Position: Full-time position, approximately 72 hours per pay period

Job duties: This position will be scheduled in any and all Friendship Haven neighborhoods to meet campus needs. Will be willing to work in Second Family, The Gardens Assisted Living, River Ridge Apartments, Generations Adult Day Services and the Health Center. Caregivers will be scheduled, paid a premium but will not be given guaranteed hours.

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 in the resident’s home to enhance the capacity of residents to attain or maintain their highest level of independence, offering choice and control.

Applicants must be CNA certified and experience with dementia is required.

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Caregiver- Full-Time 2nd Shift- Arbor Lane

Hours: 2nd Shift

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

Job duties: This position will be scheduled in our Arbor Lane 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 and working every other Holiday is a requirement for all Caregiver positions.

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Caregiver- Part-time- 3rd Shift- Journeys

Hours: 3rd Shift

Position: Part-Time - Every Other Weekend and Every Other Holiday- Possibility to fill in for vacations.

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. Experience with dementia residents is required.

Applicants must be a CNA.

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