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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

Recreational Services Assistant | Full Time (Days)

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  • Title

    Recreational Services 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:

  • Part time

Benefits:

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

Contact HR with questions, (260) 749-9655.

Culinary Services

Dietary Aide | Part Time (Evenings)

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  • Title

    Dietary 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 (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 (11pm to 7am).  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 Weekends 2nd shift $23 | Part Time (Weekends)

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  • Title

    CNA Weekends 2nd shift $23

  • Shift

    Weekends

  • Status

    Part Time

Job Description:

CNAs will provide daily comfort, social, recreational, and supportive services to the residents and maintain a clean and safe environment.  CNAs will also believe in the values of customer-centered care, stewardship, ethical conduct and reflection, open communication and fair treatment of all residents, families, and team members.

Duties Include:

  • Assist with transferring residents, take to/from meals, and assist with feeding
  • Assist with resident daily hygiene, dressing, and help resident maintain physical functioning
  • Complete charting
  • Complete Greencroft’s 5 Training Modules’ Certification

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • CNA certified in the State of Indiana
  • Previous experience working with elderly people, preferred

Schedule/Compensation:

  • Power weekends: Must work every Saturday and Sunday 6 month commitment.
  • Premium pay – receive time and a half on the weekends.
  • Will receive a total of four weekends or (8 weekend shifts) off per year

Benefits:

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

Contact Gina, Director of HR with questions, 260-749-9655.

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

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  • Title

    LPN/RN (7a

  • Shift

    Days

  • Status

    Full Time

You became a nurse because you wanted to take care of people and make a difference in the lives of others... not just churn patients through a revolving door. 

Come work at Golden Years where you can have a REAL relationship with the residents who need YOUR care and compassion to remain happy and healthy for many years to come.

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.
  • Robust benefits package including BC/BS medical insurance; paid dental and vision and 4 weeks PTO per year.
  • Professional development opportunities for you, including tuition assistance
  • OnShift scheduling
  • ReadyPay Today for daily pay option

Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • Provide support to 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

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

Maintenance Technician | Full Time (Days)

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  • Title

    Maintenance Technician

  • Shift

    Days

  • Status

    Full Time

Maintenance Technician - entry level

Maintenance Techs manage all the maintenance and repairs of basic facility functions.  It's an entry level position, but you should be comfortable working with (or learning how to work with) basic electrical, plumbing, and equipment maintenance.  No HVAC certifications needed here, just a "can-do" attitude and the ability to keep busy without direct supervision.  Full time benefits are available, including health, medical, and dental insurance, along with paid time off, matching retirement contributions, life insurance and more.    Call Brandon at 260-749-9655 for more info!

Hours Per Week:
40 hours per week
Schedule:
Monday – Friday, rotating weekend on call
Benefits:
Full time benefit package available
Applications:
Apply by filling out the Online Application Form (WorkAtGoldenYears.org) or in person at:

Golden Years Homestead
3136 Goeglein Road
Fort Wayne IN 46815

260-749-9655

Pay: $14.00 - $17.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Experience:

  • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Transportation Driver | Full Time (Days)

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  • Title

    Transportation Driver

  • Shift

    Days

  • Status

    Full Time

Job Description:

To drive bus or other vehicles for activities scheduled outside the facility, including but not limited to shopping trips, Diner’s Club and doctor’s appointments.

Duties include:

  • Drive bus or other vehicles to activities scheduled outside the facility.
  • Assist residents on and off the bus or other vehicle, and carry packages to the buildings as needed
  • Shop for Golden Years or the residents when required on scheduled shopping trips.
  • Responsible for routine maintenance checks and reporting any problems encountered to the Maintenance Department.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license and a knowledgeable understanding of Indiana law as it pertains to public transportation.
  • High school diploma or its equivalent preferred.
  • Previous experience in bus or truck driving preferred.

Schedule:

  • Monday through Friday 8:00 - 4:30, with limited exceptions

Benefits:

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

Contact Brandon Wiseman at 260-749-9656 for more information

What's in it for you?

Resident and Team Member
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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