Employment

Calvin employees are the core of our 50-year tradition of care. Many have been with us for more than 10 years, and all share a commitment to caring for each other and our residents.

Calvin Community offers career opportunities in:

  • Nursing
  • Food services
  • Housekeeping
  • Activities and Wellness
  • Facilities Management
  • Office Administration

If caring is what you do best, we'd like to hear from you! Please contact us today to learn more about our current opportunities.

>> Click here to read the Calvin Community Employee Manual (pdf)

>> Click here for a downloadable Application Packet (pdf)

Opportunities

Certified Medication Aide- Assisted Living

  • Open Date: 06/29/2017
  • Close Date: 07/31/2017
  • Job Description: Our Medication Aides dispense medications to our residents safely, provide ADL support and pitch in to perform C.N.A. duties when needed. This is a part-time position (32 hours/week) covering Afternoon and Evening shifts.
  • Requirements: • Able to make independent decisions when appropriate. • Able to follow instructions accurately • Basic computer skills • Must demonstrate tact, patience, enthusiasm and a cheerful disposition when working with residents. • Must possess a strong customer-service focus • Fluent in written and spoken English • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, pre-employment physical and tuberculosis screen • High-school diploma or equivalent. If under 18 years of age, must be enrolled in a secondary education program. • Current CNA certification with the State of Iowa and previous Medication Aide certificate.
  • Contact Person: jobs@calvincommunity.org

Cook

  • Open Date: 06/29/2017
  • Close Date: 07/31/2017
  • Job Description: Cooks prepare delicious, attractive food in accordance with all current applicable standards, guidelines and regulations, and within all established policies and procedures. Cooks also ensure that quality food service is provided at all times.
  • Requirements: • Must be knowledgeable of dietary policies and procedures • Must demonstrate familiarity with all applicable federal, state and local regulations and standards • Must be able to work effectively in a diverse, collaborative and team-oriented culture • Fluent in written and spoken English • Must possess a strong customer service focus • Must demonstrate tact, patience, enthusiasm and a cheerful disposition when working with residents and family members • Ability to maintain resident and employee confidentiality consistent with all applicable government regulations including HIPAA. • Must be available to work overtime when needed. • Must be computer literate • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, pre-employment physical and tuberculosis screen
  • Contact Person: jobs@calvincommunity.org

Charge Nurse RN

  • Open Date: 06/29/2017
  • Close Date: 07/31/2017
  • Job Description: Our Nurses deliver first-class nursing care for each resident on their assigned unit. Use nursing process to assess acute change in resident's condition. Implement the service plan approaches that are agreed upon at the interdisciplinary care conference. Act as an advocate for each resident's autonomy. Demonstrate respect for each resident's dignity, privacy and confidentiality. Use effective communication with medical staff, service providers, families, peers and supervisors. Supervise, coach and discipline assigned Health Care unit staff to ensure skillful and effective delivery of resident cares. Opening in the HEALTH CENTER
  • Requirements: •Have a comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, with specific knowledge in geriatric nursing and restorative care. •Have a genuine interest in working with elders and those with limited self-care abilities. •Have a commitment toward helping each resident maintain the highest degree of function possible. •Patient, tactful & respectful in dealing with all employees, family members and visitors, and residents who have a variety of mental and emotional conditions •Able to concentrate on details with frequent interruptions. •Able to read, spell and do basic math. •Take initiative, identify and utilize problem solving skills and make judgments in determining residents' needs. Capable of independent decision making. •Maintain confidentiality regarding resident and employees. •Dependable in reporting to work on time and as scheduled. •Fluent in written and spoken English •Able to read, spell and perform basic math calculations •Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, pre-employment physical and tuberculosis screen
  • Contact Person: jobs@calvincommunity.org

Assistant Director of Nursing Health Center

  • Open Date: 06/29/2017
  • Close Date: 07/31/2017
  • Job Description: Are you an exceptional nursing leader? Do you have a genuine love for the elderly? A passion for delivering "best in class" care? Calvin Community is seeking an Assistant Director of Nursing for its Health Care Center. Partner with the Director of Nursing in overseeing all unit operations, including supervising nursing staff and monitoring resident care. This role is responsible for coordination of nursing care and facilitating interdisciplinary teamwork.
  • Requirements: Requirements: •Have a comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, with specific knowledge in geriatric nursing and restorative care. •Have a genuine interest in working with elders and those with limited self-care abilities. •Have a commitment toward helping each resident maintain the highest degree of function possible. •Must be able to work effectively in a diverse, collaborative and team-oriented culture •Able to concentrate on details with frequent interruptions. •Able to read, spell and do basic math. •Take initiative, identify and utilize problem solving skills and make judgments in determining resident's needs. Capable of independent decision making. •Fluent in written and spoken English •Must possess a strong customer service focus •Must demonstrate tact, patience, enthusiasm and a cheerful disposition when working with other employees, residents and family members •Ability to maintain resident and employee confidentiality consistent with all applicable government regulations including HIPAA. •Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, pre-employment physical and tuberculosis screen •Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program preferred. •Registered Nurse license in good standing with the State of Iowa •Experience working with geriatric population •Minimum of one to three years' previous supervisory/management experience in a long-term care facility is required
  • Contact Person: jobs@calvincommunity.org

Assisted Living Care Coordinator

  • Open Date: 07/10/2017
  • Close Date: 07/31/2017
  • Job Description: The Assisted Living Care Coordinator performs functional, medical and cognitive evaluation of all prospective and current residents. Develops service plans to meet the specific needs of individual residents in conformance with all applicable regulations. Serve as a resident advocate, promoting the highest level of independence and personal choice for all Assisted Living residents.

  • Requirements: •RN in good standing in the State of Iowa •Demonstrated familiarity with all applicable state and federal regulations and standards. •Have a comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, with specific knowledge in geriatric nursing and restorative care. •Have a genuine interest in working with the elderly and those with limited self-care abilities. •Be committed to helping each resident maintain the highest degree of function possible. •Are patient, tactful & respectful in dealing with all employees, family members and visitors, and residents who have a variety of mental and emotional conditions •Able to concentrate on details with frequent interruptions. •Able to read, spell and do basic math. •Take initiative, identify and utilize problem solving skills and make judgments in determining residents' needs. Capable of independent decision making. •Maintain confidentiality regarding resident and employees. •Dependable in reporting to work on time and as scheduled. •Fluent in written and spoken English •Able to read, spell and perform basic math calculations •Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, pre-employment physical and tuberculosis screen
  • Contact Person: jobs@calvincommunity.org

Certified Nursing Aide - Health Center and Assisted Living

  • Open Date: 07/14/2017
  • Close Date: 07/31/2017
  • Job Description: Our CNA's provide the very best care to our residents. Duties include timely feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming and moving residents. CNA's are also responsible for maintaining confidentiality, privacy and residents' rights. Multiple openings available for Afternoon/Evening shift (1:45 - 10:15 pm) with an alternating weekend schedule.
  • Requirements: •Able to make independent decisions when appropriate. •Able to follow instructions accurately •Basic computer skills •Must demonstrate tact, patience, enthusiasm and a cheerful disposition when working with residents. •Must possess a strong customer-service focus •Fluent in written and spoken English •Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, pre-employment physical and tuberculosis screen •High-school diploma or equivalent. If under 18 years of age, must be enrolled in a secondary education program. •Current CNA certification with the State of Iowa.
  • Contact Person: jobs@calvincommunity.org

Activity Assistant

  • Open Date: 07/17/2017
  • Close Date: 07/31/2017
  • Job Description: Calvin Community Activities Assistants plan and present programs appropriate for our residents. They serve as resident advocates, promoting the highest level of independence and personal choice for all residents.
  • Requirements: •Must have experience working with an elderly population •Experience with dementia plans •Associates Degree in related field; minimum of six months related experience (includes internships) •Must possess basic computer skills. Experience with MS Office products preferred. •Must be able to work effectively in a diverse, collaborative and team-oriented culture •Fluent in written and spoken English •Must possess a strong customer service focus •Must be able to adhere to a regular work schedule and able to work extra hours as needed •Must demonstrate tact, patience, enthusiasm and a cheerful disposition when working with other employees, residents and family members •Ability to maintain resident and employee confidentiality consistent with all applicable government regulations including HIPAA. •Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, pre-employment physical and tuberculosis screen
  • Contact Person: jobs@calvincommunity.org

Housekeeping Aide

  • Open Date: 07/18/2017
  • Close Date: 07/31/2017
  • Job Description: Housekeeping Aides are key members of the team responsible for keeping all areas of the facility clean, safe and attractive at all times. Housekeeping Aides are also responsible for reporting any needed repairs or observed deficiencies to the appropriate departments. Hours for this position are 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Weekend work (including Saturday and Sunday) is required.
  • Requirements: •Minimum of six (6) months' previous experience working in a hospital or health care facility. •Can demonstrate proper use of common housekeeping tools and chemicals •Must be able to work effectively in a diverse, collaborative and team-oriented culture •Fluent in written and spoken English •Must possess a strong customer service focus •Must demonstrate tact, patience, enthusiasm and a cheerful disposition when working with other employees, residents and family members •Ability to maintain resident and employee confidentiality consistent with all applicable government regulations including HIPAA. •Basic computer skills are required •Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, pre-employment physical and tuberculosis screen •Must be at least 18 years of age •High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
  • Contact Person: jobs@calvincommunity.org