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.


Full-time: 5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., every other weekend, every other holiday; Part-time:  5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Mondays 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.

Homemaker:

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


Part-time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (two shifts per week, plus every other weekend, every other holiday), 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.;  11:30 a.m. - 7:30 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. - 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, plus every other weekend, every other holiday), 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Thursdays plus every other weekend, every other holiday) and 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (every other weekend, 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.

Facilities

Driver:

The Bus Driver safely operates Brethren Village vehicles / shuttle buses to transport Residents throughout the Brethren Village campus, as well as off-campus.  The Bus Driver picks-up and drops-off Residents on his/her route and according to schedule. The Driver assists Residents to get on and off the bus as needed, and assists with loading and unloading Residents' packages as needed. The Driver may need to operate a mechanical lift to assist passengers in a wheelchair.  The Driver may transport Residents to locations around Lancaster County, and will be responsible for taking a "head count" to assure all Residents are accounted for.  The Driver operates vehicles in a safe manner, abiding by all speed limits and traffic regulations, and interacts with Residents in a professional, friendly, and courteous manner at all times.  As a condition of continued employment, the Driver must successfully complete periodic driver training, random drug and alcohol testing, and periodic physical exams per Department of Transportation regulations.


Part-time, including every Friday. Weekly hours will vary. Evening hours, weekends, and holiday hours may be required.


The Driver must meet Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) and Brethren Village requirements to be considered for employment, including: must be at least age 21; must have possessed a valid PA driver's license for at least the prior 2 years; must have a current CDL; must have a minimum of 1 year of related professional driving experience; current CPR certifications  (The successful candidate must obtain CPR certification within 30 days of employment);must be able to read and speak English; must be able to safely operate a commercial vehicle; must have a driving record free from any serious violation or accident and/or multiple violations or accidents (including but not limited to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or suspension of driving privileges); must have a current Medical Examiner's Certificate or be able to obtain one upon hire. Additionally, the Driver must have a basic understanding of vehicle maintenance requirements; effective interpersonal skills; a customer-service orientation; must meet attendance standards (be able and willing to report to work on time as scheduled); and must be able to safely help Residents on and off vehicles.   Brethren Village will conduct a reference check, driving record check, criminal background check, drug screen, and all D.O.T. required checks, at its expense, for the successful applicant.


 

Painter:

The Painter assists the Renovations team to prepare rooms, apartments, townhouses, and cottages for Residents, and to maintain and upgrade facilities. Under the direction of the Renovations Manager, the Painter prepares surfaces for painting and wall covering, and applies paint and wallpaper in a neat, thorough, and efficient manner. Paints and redecorates walls and woodwork, working off ladders and extension ladders as needed. Prepares surfaces and areas for renovations: scrapes and removes old finishes; removes outlet plates, switch plates, towel bars, etc. and installs again after completion of work. Patches walls and woodwork with putty, spackling, etc. Applies fillers, primer, paints, varnishes, and other specified coatings to vertical and horizontal surfaces, both interior and exterior. Protects work areas and surrounding surfaces and accessories from dust and paint splatters. Cleans work areas. Applies paper and fabric wall coverings.  Completes required training in a timely manner. Participates in professional development activities as appropriate. May perform general maintenance or grounds work, including snow removal, as needed and as qualified.


Full-time, 40 hours per week. Evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required on occasion. The painter will be expected to report in inclement weather.


High School Diploma or G.E.D.; At least 3 years’ experience as a painter and wallpaper hanger in a manufacturing, healthcare, long-term care, retail, hotel, or similar setting;  Knowledge of materials and tools necessary to complete jobs; ability to use such tools safely; Ability to work safely at all times and abide by all relevant health and safety-related procedures and policies; Ability to climb ladders; carry and lift objects; reach overhead; stoop and bend; push objects; Effective interpersonal skills and customer service skills; Accuracy and attention to detail; Ability to complete work in a neat, thorough, and timely manner

Home Care

Home Care Office LPN/RN:

Under the leadership of the Home Care Director, provides effective nursing services and treatments to clients within the scope of the LPN/RN license.  Assists the Home Care Director 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; day shift, flexibility in scheduling is a must. Holiday and weekend rotation is required.  The Office Nurse will be expected to report during inclement weather.


Valid PA LPN or RN 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.  A valid PA driver’s license, personal vehicle, and proof of auto insurance is required.


 

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.

Housekeeping

Housekeeper:

The Housekeeper will effectively clean and sanitize Residents' rooms; offices and workspaces; and conference rooms, restrooms, and other public-use areas in a timely manner. The Housekeeper will follow standard protocols to disinfect and properly clean kitchens, bathrooms, furniture, carpets, etc. The Housekeeper will also maintain floors, cleaning on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis as assigned. The Housekeeper is expected to interact in a professional, friendly, and helpful manner with Residents, their family members and guests, and with co-workers.


Full-time, days, some evening and weekend work may be required, May serve on-call. Must be able to report to work during inclement weather.


At least 1 year related work experience as a housekeeper / cleaner in a residential, healthcare, or business setting is required. Knowledge of general cleaning procedures, products, and materials; the ability to meet deadlines; the ability to work in a safe manner; the ability to lift, push, pull, and carry up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis, as well as push a cart with cleaning supplies and/or drive a cart with supplies; and the ability to continuously stand, walk, and perform cleaning duties are required. The ability to keep Residents' personal and private information confidential is essential, as well as the ability to maintain professional and positive relationships with Residents, co-workers, and supervision. Some floor care experience preferred.

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.


Full-time: 11:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. (Terrace Crossing), Part-time: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Village Manor) 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.


Full-time: 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Terrace Crossing Memory Support); Part-time: 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Village Manor), 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.

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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 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and 6:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.,  Part-time: 2:45 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.; PRN all shifts (as needed), 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 at time of hire; at least 1 year related experience in a long-term care or acute care setting preferred; dementia experience 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 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.;  Part-time: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m., 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.  - 7:00 a.m. and PRN all shifts (as needed) 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) required; 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 12 hour shifts every other weekend (as needed), flexibility in scheduling is a must.


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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