The Lutheran Home at Topton, A Diakon Senior Living Community
- A picturesque senior living campus in northeastern Berks County, The Lutheran Home at Topton has existed since 1896. The Lutheran Home at Topton is seeking skilled and caring individuals to be part of Diakon’s Many Hands. One Heart. team, who recently celebrated 150 years of service. Employees are able to use the free fitness center and beautifully landscaped campus with walking trails, as well as receive discounts at the Front Porch Café and Countryside Inn Restaurant. With a fun work environment, we offer the option to have casual dress Fridays. Topton is also the home to the Brandywine Library. The staff at The Lutheran Home at Topton have made the campus a 5-star rated nursing facility and one of the most-sought places for senior living accommodations. At Topton, you will begin your career by attending a highly comprehensive orientation and training program that includes a focus on customer service. We are greatly invested in our employees and believe in providing growth through our tuition assistance, wellness and customer service excellence programs.General Responsibilities:
Oversees the overall clinical care being provided to residents and ensures a high degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.
Provides direct care to residents in the absence of, or to complement, subordinate staff.
Plans and maintains staff patterns for licensed and unlicensed nursing personnel that ensures adequate coverage according to established parameters and efficiently utilizes all levels of personnel; ensures employees’ attendance is documented and that these records are maintained.
Education/Training: Current State license to practice as a Registered Nurse required.
Experience: A minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience in a long- term care geriatric setting and/or acute care and a minimum of one (1) year experience working as a charge nurse in a long-term care geriatric setting preferred.
ADA: Ability to sit, stand, lift, bend, reach, push, and pull items weighing up to 50 lbs.; visual and auditory skills.
Compensation and Benefits:
Diakon offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for Full-Time
employees including medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage. We also offer tuition assistance,
generous paid time off, 401(k) plan with employer match
, voluntary short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance and the ability to earn referral bonuses
up to $3,000.
Staff receive excellent training through a comprehensive paid general orientation including customer service training. We offer continuing training and education, provide the ability for career advancement, and host staff appreciation and special events. Diakon also maintains a discretionary emergency fund
, which can be of assistance to staff members during critical times. In addition, Diakon offers a Love of Thy Neighbor Fund
, which provides a per-day living expense and matches up to five PTO days for approved service or mission trips with other nonprofit organizations.
Diakon is an equal opportunity employer.
Location: The Lutheran Home at Topton – 1 South Home Avenue, Topton, PA 19562