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Golden Years

Ft. Wayne, Indiana

We need your hugs! You’ll find more than a job at Golden Years Homestead, an affiliate of Greencroft Communities. It’s a place where connections are forged between our residents and amazing team members. Work here, for the best of your life!

Golden Years has been part of the New Haven and Ft. Wayne community for over 40 years. Our reputation is based on Christian values and service to those who live on campus. Consider a career with us! We can’t wait to meet you!

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Campus Career Perks

Offering the best perks!

  • ReadyPay Today (Daily Pay Program)
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Smart Small Dollar Loans
  • Discounted Ticket Program

Employment Opportunities

Activities/Life Enrichment

Memory Care Recreation Assistant | Full Time (Days)

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  • Title

    Memory Care Recreation Assistant

  • Shift

    Days

  • Status

    Full Time

Job Description:

Activities Assistants will be responsible for promotion of daily and on-going activities for residents that meet emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of residents.

Duties include:

  • Keep abreast of current federal & state regulations
  • Perform administrative requirements (reports, forms, etc.)
  • Participate in community planning related to the facility
  • Encourage all residents to participate in activities
  • Perform delegated functions directed by Director of Recreational Services
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent desirable but not required
  • Specialized training or experience in gerontology desirable
  • Experience in skilled care or residential services for the elderly desirable
  • Basic computer skill required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing

Schedule:

  • Full-time

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Voluntary Life
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • PTO 

Contact Kathy Retzios, Recreation Director at (260) 748-6423 for more information.

Culinary Services

Culinary Aide | Part Time (Evenings)

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  • Title

    Culinary Aide

  • Shift

    Evenings

  • Status

    Part Time

Job Description:

Culinary Services Aide is responsible to provide assistance in all culinary functions as directed or instructed and in accordance with federal and state regulations and standards and the policies and procedures of Golden Years Homestead (GYH) Campus.

Duties Include:

  • Assist in serving meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance, and on a timely basis.
  • Complete kitchen and dining room cleaning assignments according to the cleaning schedule or as directed.
  • Set up meal trays, food carts, dining room, etc. as directed.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Experience in skilled care or residential services for the elderly desirable.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent desirable but not required.

 

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Voluntary Life
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • PTO program
  • Additional Benefits available

Contact Eva Rundel, hiring manager, at 260-748-6414.

Nursing

CNA | Full Time (Days)

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  • Title

    CNA

  • Shift

    Days

  • Status

    Full Time

Golden Years Homestead is a Christian-based facility looking for a Certified Nurse Aide for third shift (7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.).  CNAs provide routine daily nursing care and activities of daily living to residents on the Golden Years Homestead (GYH) Campus in accordance with federal and state regulations and standards and the policies and procedures of GYH.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • Graduate of a state approved program for nursing assistants. Maintain state of Indiana certification as a Nursing Assistant. If Qualified Medication Aide, must also maintain appropriate state qualifications.
  • Experience in skilled care or residential services for the elderly desirable.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent desirable but not required.

 

Benefits

  • OnShift scheduling gives you 24/7 access to view your schedule, pick up extra shifts, or request to trade shifts with coworkers.
  • ReadyPay Today allows you to draw up to 50% of your earned wages each day to deposit instantly in your bank account.
  • Company matching retirement plan,
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance available at 90 days for positions working at least 20 hours/wk.

Applications

Apply online at www.WorkAtGoldenYears.org

Apply in person at:
Golden Years Homestead
3136 Goeglein Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46815

Call 260-749-9655 for more information.

CNA | Full Time (Nights)

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  • Title

    CNA

  • Shift

    Nights

  • Status

    Full Time

Golden Years Homestead is a Christian-based facility looking for a Certified Nurse Aide for third shift (11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.).  CNAs provide routine daily nursing care and activities of daily living to residents on the Golden Years Homestead (GYH) Campus in accordance with federal and state regulations and standards and the policies and procedures of GYH.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • Graduate of a state approved program for nursing assistants. Maintain state of Indiana certification as a Nursing Assistant. If Qualified Medication Aide, must also maintain appropriate state qualifications.
  • Experience in skilled care or residential services for the elderly desirable.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent desirable but not required.

 

Benefits

  • OnShift scheduling gives you 24/7 access to view your schedule, pick up extra shifts, or request to trade shifts with coworkers.
  • ReadyPay Today allows you to draw up to 50% of your earned wages each day to deposit instantly in your bank account.
  • Company matching retirement plan,
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance available at 90 days for positions working at least 20 hours/wk.

Applications

Apply online at www.WorkAtGoldenYears.org

Apply in person at:
Golden Years Homestead
3136 Goeglein Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46815

Call 260-749-9655 for more information.

CNA | Full Time (Evenings)

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  • Title

    CNA

  • Shift

    Evenings

  • Status

    Full Time

Golden Years Homestead is a Christian-based facility looking for a Certified Nurse Aide for third shift (11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.).  CNAs provide routine daily nursing care and activities of daily living to residents on the Golden Years Homestead (GYH) Campus in accordance with federal and state regulations and standards and the policies and procedures of GYH.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • Graduate of a state approved program for nursing assistants. Maintain state of Indiana certification as a Nursing Assistant. If Qualified Medication Aide, must also maintain appropriate state qualifications.
  • Experience in skilled care or residential services for the elderly desirable.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent desirable but not required.

 

Benefits

  • OnShift scheduling gives you 24/7 access to view your schedule, pick up extra shifts, or request to trade shifts with coworkers.
  • ReadyPay Today allows you to draw up to 50% of your earned wages each day to deposit instantly in your bank account.
  • Company matching retirement plan,
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance available at 90 days for positions working at least 20 hours/wk.

Applications

Apply online at www.WorkAtGoldenYears.org

Apply in person at:
Golden Years Homestead
3136 Goeglein Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46815

Call 260-749-9655 for more information.

LPN/RN (7a | Full Time (Days)

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  • Title

    LPN/RN (7a

  • Shift

    Days

  • Status

    Full Time

The nurse is responsible for providing direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants of the Golden Years Homestead (GYH) campus. Such supervision must be in accordance with federal and state regulations and standards and the policies and procedures of GYH and as required by the Director of Nursing Services, Assistant Director, or Community Nurse Leader.

  • Clean, modern and exclusively geriatric setting featuring resident neighborhoods and excellent staff to resident ratios.
  • Check out our recently enhanced wage scale!! The benefits package is excellent, offering tremendous value, including BC/BS medical insurance; paid dental and vision and a GENEROUS paid-time off plan.
  • We believe in developing our own talent and will sponsor professional development opportunities for employees who demonstrate loyalty to Golden Years Homestead.
  • Flexible scheduling and a lucrative “weekend only” option now available!

Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • Provide support to Resident Care Specialist/CNAs with resident care and charting
  • Licensed as Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the state of Indiana
  • Requires the ability to lift up to 80 pounds occasionally and 60 pounds frequently
  • Experience in geriatrics preferred

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Applications

Apply online or in person at:
Golden Years Homestead
3136 Goeglein Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46815

www.WorkAtGoldenYears.org

Contact Shona Kirkpatrick, Assistant Director of Nursing, at 260-748-6422 for more information.

LPN/RN (7p | Full Time (Nights)

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  • Title

    LPN/RN (7p

  • Shift

    Nights

  • Status

    Full Time

Golden Years Homestead is a Christian-based facility looking for a third shift nurse (LPN or RN). The nurse is responsible for providing direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants of the Golden Years Homestead (GYH) campus. Such supervision must be in accordance with federal and state regulations and standards and the policies and procedures of GYH and as required by the Director of Nursing Services, Assistant Director, or Community Nurse Leader.

Shifts are from 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m., working every other weekend and every other holiday

Competitive wages with shift and weekend differentials.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • Provide support to Resident Care Specialist/CNAs with resident care and charting.
  • Currently licensed as LPN or RN in the state of Indiana.
  • Requires the ability to lift up to 80 pounds occasionally and 60 pounds frequently.
  • Experience in geriatrics preferred.

 

Applications

If you are looking for wonderful, team oriented facility with great staff to resident ratios, apply online or call 260-748-6422 to schedule an interview. Golden Years Homestead is located at 3136 Goeglein Road, Fort Wayne IN 46815.

 

Support Services

Housekeeper | Full Time (Days)

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  • Title

    Housekeeper

  • Shift

    Days

  • Status

    Full Time

Our Housekeeping staff works together like family.  Our mission is to protect our residents and coworkers from illness by maintaining the highest standard of infection control.  We keep things clean, orderly, and well stocked, so our residents can be comfortable and safe.  Enjoy every other weekend off.  Daily pay comes in handy when unexpected expenses come up!  Come join a great team that pitches in together to get the job done.

Duties include:

  • Perform day-to-day housekeeping functions as assigned
  • Assure that work/cleaning schedules are followed
  • Follow established fire and safety policies and procedures
  • Discard waste/trash in proper containers
  • Attend departmental and staff meetings as directed
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent desired
  • Experience in skilled care or residential services for the elderly
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of personalities in a pleasant and professional manner
  • Professional image to enhance positive public relations
  • Ability to use standard equipment used for housekeeping/laundry services

Schedule:

  • Must work every other weekend and holidays

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Voluntary Life
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • PTO program
  • Additional Benefits available

Contact Sally Miller, Housekeeping Supervisor, with questions, (260) 748-6415.

Maintenance Technician | Full Time (Days)

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  • Title

    Maintenance Technician

  • Shift

    Days

  • Status

    Full Time

You love to build and repair stuff.  People come to you to get stuff done because you come up with creative solutions and you are skilled in fixing things to restore order and function. Come work for people who depend on your creativity and skill to keep their homes comfortable and safe: the residents at Golden Years Homestead.

Job Description:

To maintain the grounds, facility, equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by your supervisor, to assure that a successful maintenance program is maintained at all times.

  • Receive and follow maintenance schedule/instructions from your supervisor.
  • Responsible for grounds upkeep which shall included but not be limited to removal of debris from streets, sidewalks and lawns.
  • Assist in removing snow from all walks and driveways around apartments, Villas and buildings of Golden Years
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair on the facility and equipment including plumbing, plastering, electrical, carpentry, mechanical, etc., in accordance with established procedures.
  • Perform unscheduled maintenance tasks as directed.

Education & Experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent

Skills and Requirements

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of personalities in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • Knowledgeable of hand and power tools and equipment used in grounds keeping.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools, lawn equipment, telephone, cell phone, radio, computer, and other communication devices.

Hours Per Week:

  • 40 hours per week

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday, days; rotating on call once/month

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision available at 90 days
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan (company matching)
  • Biweekly pay with daily pay option

Apply online (WorkAtGoldenYears.org) or in person at:

Golden Years Homestead
3136 Goeglein Road
Fort Wayne IN 46815

Contact Brandon Wiseman, Director of Maintenance, at 26-748-6412 for more information.

What's in it for you?

Campus What's in It for You
Employment
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Employee Paid Critical Illness
  • Life Insurance with Voluntary Options
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical and Child Care)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with Generous Employer Contribution
  • Meal Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Bi-weekly Payroll/Direct Deposit
  • Verizon Wireless Discount
  • Sign on Bonus
Educational
  • CNA Certification (Training Provided by Greencroft)
  • Leadership Development
  • Ongoing Education/Certification
  • Career Progression
  • Education Assistance Program

Testimonials

Here’s what our staff has to say.

  • LaVerne
    “I’ve worked here for 3 years and this is a great place to work with great opportunities!”

    LaVerne Laundry

  • Tracy
    “I've worked here 13 years and this is the best facility I've ever worked in. I've worked in several. This is the best!”

    Tracy Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Shelly
    “My smile is so big because I love my job! Love the teamwork, positive atmosphere, and you feel respected and valued as an employee. I've never felt that before. This is the most positive environment I've ever experienced!”

    Shelly LPN Community Nurse Leader

  • Casey
    “I love working at Golden Years because it’s family oriented and everyone here works as a team and gets along! The residents are what make you want to come in every day. They are why you are here. It’s your home away from home!”

    Casey CNA

Spotlight

Wheelchair Race

Team Members Wheelchair Race

Who says work can't be fun? Check out the wheelchair races we had during "Golden Week." Even our VP, Steve, participated (but Dot left him in the dust)! We are so thankful for all of our employees and residents and all of the fun we have together!

CNA Life

Leading with careful consideration in service to others

Start your career as a Certified Nursing Assistant with us! You can look forward to enriching the lives of others by virtue of your compassion and responsiveness to help those with medical needs. A CNA is a vital asset to our caring Golden Years community.

As CNA, you would provide high quality daily care to our residents. This includes bathing, dressing, feeding, taking and recording vital signs, as well as helping residents with activities of daily living.  Our team members become like family to our residents and vice versa! 

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