Employment opportunities at Brethren Village Retirement Community in Lancaster, PA.

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Please feel welcome to review current employment opportunities listed below. Qualified applicants may click here to download an Employment Application. Please print the application and then complete it, responding to each question. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

After completing the application, please return it to the Brethren Village Human Resources office in one of the following ways:

fax to: (717) 581-4477

mail to:

  • Brethren Village Retirement Community
  • C/O: Human Resources
  • Box 5093
  • 3001 Lititz Pike
  • Lancaster, PA 17606-5093

or

send as an email attachment to: hr@bv.org

You may also obtain and complete an employment application in the Human Resources office at Brethren Village. Applicants are welcome to submit a resume and a cover letter in addition to their completed employment application.

Brethren Village is committed to having an inclusive community where all Residents and Team Members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Brethren Village does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability or use of a service animal, genetic information, pregnancy, family, or marital status.

The Village offers a wide variety of employment opportunities as seen below.

If you currently are not a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), you may be able to obtain certification by successfully completing a 120-hour training program. Information is available from the following web sites: http://www.hacc.edu/HealthCareers/ProgramsOffered/NurseAide and http://www.lcctc.org/domain/226

Dining Services

Barista:

Prepares and sets-up items needed for the Perkissimo coffee shop and other dining venues, and serves guests. Greets Residents and other guests; takes orders; prepares and serves beverages such as coffee, lattes, cappuccinos, mochas, etc.; cleans and sanitizes equipment.  May operate the cash register, calculating amount due and making change.   May help clean the dining areas and clear tables.  Adheres to applicable Brethren Village policies and regulations in order to perform work in a safe and hygienic manner.   Ensures prompt, high-quality service; fosters a welcoming and friendly dining experience; and is polite and courteous at all times.


Part-time:  5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Monday and Fridays on alternate weeks, plus every other weekend and holiday. Will be expecteed to report during inclement weather.


At least 3 months' prior, related food service experience or applicable training.  Must be at least age 16 and comfortable interacting with Residents, Team Members, and other guests; the ability to provide excellent customer service; ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment; ability to handle cash in a responsible manner; basic math skills; ability to work in a safe and hygienic manner at all times; ability to stand for long periods of time; and dependability/ ability to meet attendance standards.

Dietary Aide:

The Dietary Aide assembles and delivers meals to Residents, carefully following each Resident's dietary requirements.  The Dietary Aide also cleans dining areas after meals; washes dishes and other cooking utensils; and cleans equipment, the kitchen area, and floors. The Dietary Aide will interact with Residents in a caring, helpful, and friendly manner at all times.


Part-time, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 2 to 3 days per week plus every other Saturday, Sunday, and holiday.  Will be expected to report to work during inclement weather.


Must be at least age 16.  Prior restaurant or other food service experience helpful.  Strict adherence to food safety regulations; the ability to work in a safe and hygienic manner at all times; dependability/ ability to meet attendance standards; ability to stand and walk frequently; the ability to frequently push a cart weighing approximately 50 lbs. and to lift 25 lbs.; the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with Residents and Team Members and to provide exceptional service.


 

Homemaker:

Assists with food preparation.  Serve meals.  Also cleans and sanitizes equipment, utensils, and food preparation areas.


Part-time: 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.;  Works every other Saturday, Sunday, and holiday, and will be expected to report to work during inclement weather.


Must be at least age 16 with basic food preparation skills.  The ability to work in a safe and hygienic manner at all times; comfort with initiating and maintaining mealtime conversations with Residents and assisting Residents with meals; dependability/ ability to meet attendance standards; ability to stand and walk frequently; the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with Residents and Team Members and to provide exceptional service.

Server:

The Server takes orders and serves meals in a manner that ensures a pleasant dining experience for Residents and other guests. The Server greets Residents and other dining guests to make them feel welcome; accurately describes menu items and daily specials; takes orders and assures guests receive the correct meal and drink as ordered; works at an appropriate pace to ensure orders are taken and meals are delivered in an efficient manner; and addresses any concerns of dining guests in a friendly, polite, and professional manner. The Server may also deliver meals to Residents' rooms; set and clear tables; complete kitchen cleaning duties; and assist in setting-up or breaking-down for special functions. Please note, Servers at Brethren Village are not permitted to accept tips from dining guests.


Part-time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Some shifts available during the week.  Servers work every other weekend and every other holiday  Servers will be expected to report to work during inclement weather.


High school diploma or G.E.D., or currently enrolled student. The ability to consistently interact with all dining guests in a friendly, polite, and helpful manner; to work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors; remain calm in a fast-paced environment; maintain a neat and appropriate appearance per Brethren Village policies; consistently work in a safe manner; meet attendance requirements and report to work on time; walk and stand frequently; push or pull up to 50 lbs. and lift up to 25 lbs. Prior food service experience is preferred but not required. The ability to form positive relationships and provide excellent service to Residents, other dining guests, and co-workers is essential.

Coffee Shop Attendant:

Greets, takes orders, some light cooking, and serves food items and beverages to Residents, Team Members, and other guests.  May operate the cash register, calculating amount due and making change.   Helps clean the dining areas and clear tables.  Adheres to applicable Brethren Village policies and regulations in order to perform work in a safe and hygienic manner.   Ensures prompt, high-quality service; fosters a welcoming and friendly dining experience; and is polite and courteous at all times.


Part-time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Includes every other Saturday, Sunday, and holiday, and will be expected to report to work during inclement weather.


Must be at least age 16 and comfortable interacting with Residents, Team Members, and other guests; the ability to provide excellent customer service; ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment; ability to handle cash in a responsible manner; basic math skills; ability to work in a safe and hygienic manner at all times.

Home Care

Home Care Office LPN:

Under the leadership of an RN, provides effective nursing services and treatments to clients within the scope of the LPN license.  Assists the RN in determining the needs of clients; administers care; keeps accurate records pertaining to clients. Establishes positive and supportive relationships with clients. Travel throughout the Lancaster county area to clients' homes is generally required.


Part-time, 11:00 p.m. - 7:00p.m.;  Saturday and Sunday work may be required.  The Team Member will typically work every other holiday, and be expected to report during inclement weather.


Valid PA LPN license; current CPR certifications  (The successful candidate must obtain CPR within 30 days of employment.); at least 1 year related experience in medical/surgical or home care nursing; a valid PA driver's license, personal auto insurance, and a reliable vehicle for travel to client visits; the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with clients and to provide exceptional care.


 

Home Care CNA:

Under the leadership of a Nurse, provides direct care to clients to enable them to function at the highest possible level. Assists each client, based on his/her needs and preferences, with dressing, grooming, hygiene / bathing, eating, bathroom tasks, and transfers; assists clients in following medical recommendations; may perform light housekeeping and laundry in the client's home. Establishes positive and supportive relationships with clients. Travel throughout the Lancaster county area to clients' homes is generally required.


Part-time, scheduled as needed; must be flexible with schedule and available when needed, including during inclement weather.


Valid PA Nursing Assistant / Aide Certification (CNA) preferred, but not required; high school diploma or G.E.D.; current CPR certification or ability to obtain CPR certification within 30 days of employment; at least 1 year experience providing direct care in a clinical setting (home care experience desirable); a valid PA driver's license, personal auto insurance, and a reliable vehicle for travel to client visits; ability to help lift and move clients as needed and stand frequently; dependability/ ability to meet attendance standards; the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with clients and to provide exceptional care.

Personal Care

LPN:

Working with the Administrator, the LPN coordinates Resident care; manages and reports observations of symptoms; serves as a liaison to the Administrator, physician, and family on the Resident’s behalf; provides guidance and supervision to CNA's and Personal Care Aides, and promotes and practices the highest-quality nursing standards.


Part-time: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Terrace Crossing Memory Support) and 3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. (Village Manor).  Every other Saturday and Sunday plus one day during the week. The Team Member will typically work every other holiday, and be expected to report to work during inclement weather


Valid PA LPN or RN license; current CPR certification or ability to obtain CPR certification within 30 days of employment; at least 1 year related experience in a long-term care setting preferred; experience in a leadership or mentoring role preferred; ability and willingness to provide effective guidance and coaching to CNA's and Aides; ability to help lift and move Residents as needed and stand and walk frequently; dependability/ ability to meet attendance standards; the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with Residents and Team Members and to provide exceptional care to Residents.

Personal Care Aide:

Working under the direction of a Nurse, provides direct care to Residents to enable them to function at the highest possible level.  Assists each Resident, based on his/her needs and preferences, with dressing, grooming, hygiene / bathing, eating, bathroom tasks, and walking/transportation; may assist Residents with medicine compliance; records vital signs; monitors Residents for health-related changes.  Establishes positive and supportive relationships with Residents.


Part-time: 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Village Manor and Terrace Crossing), 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (Terrace Crossing and Memory Support). The Team Member will typically work every other holiday, and be expected to report in inclement weather.


High school diploma or G.E.D.; current CPR and First Aid certifications or ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification within 30 days of employment; dependability/ ability to meet attendance standards; ability and comfort providing assistance to Residents with dressing, grooming, bathing, eating, and bathroom needs; ability to help lift and move Residents and stand and walk frequently; the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with Residents and Team Members and to provide exceptional care to Residents.

Technology

IT Systems Specialist:

Brethren Village is focused on innovation in IT and has created the new entry to mid-level position of IT Systems Specialist.  The new position is ideal for a candidate who will enjoy working with a small dedicated team of IT professionals to maintain, upgrade, and enhance complex IT systems.  The IT Systems Specialist will have the opportunity to complete projects and identify solutions that make a difference in Residents' and Team Members' lives.  Working under the leadership of the Technology Director, primary responsibilities will include providing direct support and assistance pertaining to servers, desktop computers, software applications, security/encryption, networking, mobile devices, as well as completing IT projects.  The IT professional will consistently delivery excellent service,; effectively engage with Residents as well as Team Members; and work productively with others, both within and outside the department to achieve objectives.


Full-time, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week plus additional hours as needed to effectively complete duties. Occasional evening and weekend hours; the ability to support end users during non-business hours is required.


Minimum qualifications and requirements include:  An Associate's degree in a related field or a relevant computer training certificate, 1+ years of experience working in a fast-paced corporate environment supporting Microsoft Technology (e.g. Exchange, Office, Windows 7/8, Windows Server 2008/2012, SQL Server); commitment to IT security best practices and promotion of internal policies for encryption and the security of protected health information; relevant experience in supporting desktops, laptops, laser printers, iOS and Android mobile devices, networking, and security equipment (e.g. install Windows, upgrade BIOS/UEFI, and install system drivers); knowledge of general networking (e.g. TCP/IP, wireless, QoS); basic knowledge of Active Directory--managing users and adding or removing systems; basic experience in troubleshooting phone, internet (DSL/cable), TV, and wiring issues; basic knowledge of virtualization (e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V); knowledge of backup and recovery systems; experience in using Helpdesk ticketing system. Additionally, the successful candidate must have strong communications skills; sound judgment and professionalism; the ability to engage internal customers and identify and meet their needs; the ability to work independently with minimal supervision; attention to detail and accuracy; the ability to troubleshoot and research solutions independently; and the ability and willingness to continuously learn new technologies.

The Courtyards (Healthcare Center)

Household Nurse, LPN/RN:

Provides direct nursing care to Residents, including giving medications; carefully observing and documenting health status; and assisting with dressing, grooming, hygiene / bathing, eating, bathroom tasks, and walking/transportation. Helps ensure regulatory compliance; fosters a person-centered and Resident-directed culture; and provides direction and guidance to Team Members to promote professional nursing practices and foster quality clinical care.


Full-time:  6:45 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.,  2:45 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (dementia training perferred); part-time 2:45 p.m. - 11:00 p.m; PRN (as need, flexibility in scheduling a must), Weekend and holiday work may be required. The Nurse will be expected to report in inclement weather. 


Valid PA LPN or RN license; current CPR certification or ability to obtain CPR certification within 30 days of employment; at least 1 year related experience in a long-term care or acute care setting preferred; experience in a leadership or mentoring role preferred; ability and willingness to provide effective guidance and coaching to CNA's and other Team Members; ability to help lift and move Residents and stand and walk frequently; dependability/ ability to meet attendance standards; the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with Residents and Team Members and to provide exceptional care to Residents.

Resident Assistant (CNA required):

Working under the leadership of a Nurse, provides direct care to Residents to enable them to function at the highest possible level.  Assists each Resident, based on his/her needs and preferences, with dressing, grooming, hygiene / bathing, eating, bathroom tasks, and walking/transportation; provides restorative therapy under the leadership of therapy professionals; monitors and documents health-related changes. Establishes positive and supportive relationships with Residents.


Full-time: 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.;  Part-time: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.; Part-time Resident Assistants work every other weekend, Monday, and Wednesday. The Resident Assistant will typically work every other holiday, and be expected to report in inclement weather. 


Valid PA Nursing Assistant / Aide Certification (CNA); high school diploma or G.E.D.; at least 1 year related experience in a long-term care or acute care setting preferred; dependability/ ability to meet attendance standards; ability and comfort providing assistance to Residents with dressing, grooming, bathing, eating, and bathroom needs; ability to help lift and move Residents and stand and walk frequently; the ability to form positive and supportive relationships with Residents and Team Members and to provide exceptional care to Residents. For some shifts/floors, dementia training is preferred.

RN Supervisor:

The RN Supervisor / Clinical Coordinator provides direct nursing services to Residents, and oversees and supervises the activities of other direct care staff on the shift.  The RN Supervisor provides nursing care; serves as a liaison between Residents, families, and medical professionals, helping to assure Residents receive excellent care and service; develops, coaches, and supervises CNA's and LPN's; assures sufficient staffing levels on the shift; directs staff in the event of an emergency; works cooperatively with other Team Members to resolve issues and improve processes; and assures adherence to relevant policies and protocols as well as state and federal regulations. 


PRN (as needed, flexibility in scheduling a must).  The Team Member will be expected to report in inclement weather.


Valid PA RN license; current CPR and first aid certification; at least 1 year prior related experience as an RN supervisor with strong leadership skills (preferred but not required): a proven record of effectively training, developing, mentoring, and coaching staff; experience scheduling staff to assure proper coverage at all times; the proven ability to work cooperatively with staff and management; a process improvement orientation; attention to detail and willingness to learn and follow proper protocols at all times;  the ability to work effectively and productively in a fast-paced setting; prior work experience in a long-term care setting desirable.

Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact the Human Resources office, (717) 581-4221.

For the health and comfort of all members of our community, Brethren Village maintains a tobacco-free environment in all indoor and outdoor areas. Non-smokers are encouraged to apply.

Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks; verification of educational background, licenses, or certifications; a criminal background verification; and a post-offer physical exam and drug and alcohol screen. Successful applicants must also receive certain immunizations before beginning employment. Brethren Village will coordinate and pay the cost of required checks.

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