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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

Café Manager | Full Time (Days)

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  • Title

    Café Manager

  • Shift

    Days

  • Status

    Full Time

Are you looking for a job where every day is Golden?

Golden Years Homestead seeks a Cafe Manager to run our Arbor Café. The Arbor Café is located inside our clean, modern, exclusively geriatric healthcare building.  The Café serves a place where employees and residents can shop for a light snack, beverage, or a full meal.  The Café Manager organizes daily operations and provides great customer service to our staff, residents and guests.

Café Manager responsibilities include scheduling shifts, supervising café workers, monitoring daily expenses and revenues, shopping and ordering supplies. To be successful in this role you should have work experience in various food service roles. Must be available to work during opening hours, which includes some weekends and holidays.

Ultimately, we need someone to take ownership of the café and enjoys trying new ideas to grow the café business for our staff, residents and guests. Everyday can be fun and fulfilling as the Café Manager at the Arbor Café.

Responsibilities

· Manage day-to-day operations of the café

· Train employees on food preparation and proper use of equipment

· Coordinate with vendors and order supplies, e.g. weekly shopping

· Maintain updated records of daily, weekly and monthly revenues and expenses

· Add new menu items based on seasonality and customers’ preferences

· Advise staff on the best ways to resolve issues with customers and deliver excellent customer service

· Ensure all café areas are clean and tidy

· Nurture friendly relationships with customers to increase loyalty

 

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Experience in residential services for the elderly desirable, but not required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent desirable, but not required.
  • Basic computer skill required.
  • Cash handling experience required.
  • Basic knowledge of cash registers and credit card machines.

Schedule of Café Operations

  • Monday through Friday 8:30 - 4:30
  • Saturday 8:30 - 11:30
  • Sunday 1:30 - 4:30
  • Hours subject to change at supervisor discretion

Benefits: 

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

Contact Kathy Retzios, Director of Recreational Services at 260-749-9655 *123 for more details.

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.

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.

 

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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