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  • Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries 
  • 800 Hausman Rd Allentown Pennsylvania 18104 United States
  • Posted: Feb 10, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

Luther Crest, A Diakon Lutheran Senior Living Community—Located in Allentown with easy access to Route  78, Route  22 and Route 476. Luther Crest is a large Continuing Care Retirement Community with a 5-star rated skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, along with a personal care community. Luther Crest 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 Luther Crest’s state-of-the-art Wellness Center including a fitness center, spa, and indoor heated Olympic-size pool. At Luther Crest, 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:
  • Responsible for assisting residents with their daily personal needs such as, bathing, grooming, and dressing, etc.  
  • Delivers excellent customer service to the residents and their family members.
  • Assists and escorts residents to dining room and other in-house activities.
  • Documents vital signs including blood pressure, temperature respiration and weight checks and other pertinent information in the resident’s electronic health record.
Education/Training: A high school diploma, GED, or active registry status on the state nurse aide registry required.
  Experience: A minimum of one (1) year of experience in related positions 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-Timeand Part-Timeemployees 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: Luther Crest – 800 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104 Similar Job Titles: PCA