Careers at Casey's Pond

Career Opportunities at Casey's Pond


At Casey’s Pond, our commitment to service and meaningful relationships is at the heart of everything we do. If you share our passion for serving older adults and are seeking a vibrant, inter-generational workplace focused on wellness and purposeful living, we invite you to apply today.  We offer flexible year-round positions with insurance benefits, retirement plan, clinical differentials, merchant ski passes, tuition reimbursement, and more!  To apply, please scroll down to review open positions and job descriptions and return the job application to our front desk or to HR@caseyspond.org along with a resume and cover letter.

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Casey’s Pond is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable law. 

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Casey's Pond

(970) 439-2619

2855 Owl Hoot Trail Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Nurse Manager of Clinical Education

Job Summary

Assist the Director of Nursing (DON) in various functions including assessment of clinical education needs and implementing appropriate actions. Assists in the supervision and development of nursing staff. Act as lead of infection control, psychotropic and wound management and other clinical quality indicators as appropriate.

 

Essential Duties

  • Assists in encouraging, participating and integrating Eden Alternative initiatives by supporting successful aging and person-centered programs and culture. 
  • Ensures that all employees possess and maintain proper assessment and clinical skills to deliver high quality resident care.
  • Identifies strategies to improve nursing performance in clinical practice.
  • Creates educational programs to maintain and improve staff competence, skills and expertise by applying evidence-based principles and practices.  Evaluates staff on educational/clinical skills and tracks competencies for compliance based on federal, state and local regulations and company policies.
  • Plans and assists with the development of instructional modules.  Coordinates the implementation of assigned educational topics to support individual development and organization goals.
  • Assists with creation of clinical orientation for new employees in order to build knowledge, skills development and clinical competence.
  • Plans and implements educational activities to support individual development and sets goals to develop skills required by a proficient clinician.
  • Provides feedback regarding staff progress.
  • Creates, develops and updates educational materials on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Development and document competency assessment and mentoring activities of preceptors.
  • Coordinates the work of team members to meet resident goals and expectations.
  • Assists to ensure effective communication both internally and externally to foster continuity of care. 
  • Assists the DON in clinical oversight through on going supervision of clinical staff to ensure the provisions of a continuous high quality of care in the Doak Walker House.
  • Assists with evaluating and supervising resident care and making recommendations/changes as required. 
  • Monitor delivery of care by nursing staff. Implement corrective action as necessary. 
  • Participate in review of quality indicator reports and implement corrective action as necessary to include QAPI for hospital readmissions. 
  • Implements utilization of Matrix software and INTERACT tools with staff to promote improved care practices, better communication and reports. 
  • Follows current budget guidelines.  Demonstrates prudent resource utilization in planning and implementing educational activities. 
  • Serves as acting Director of Nursing when necessary. 
  • Responsible to assisting the DON in managing team members to include providing coaching and training, corrective action planning, goal setting, interviewing applicants and conducting performance appraisals. 
  • Accepts the responsibility of “Nurse Manger on Call” and MOD “Manager on Call” on a rotating basis with other assigned team members. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Utilize sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems in adherence with Casey’s Pond Associate Handbook and Behavioral Code of Ethics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in line with HIPAA compliance.

 

Note: This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his her supervisor.  

 

Education and Experience   

Education as required to obtain state nursing license (LPN/LVN or RN) and a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.  BSN or MSN preferred.  Must have working knowledge of electronic medical records/resident charting systems.

 

Licenses/Certifications

  • CO RN
  • CPR certification required
  • MSN preferred

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, feel, reach, bend, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, and see
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with residents, guest and fellow associates

 

Working Environment

  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens, various drugs, chemical, infectious, communicable diseases or biological hazards 
  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
  • Weekend, evening or night work as needed to ensure shift coverage

 

Management/Decision Making

Uses independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to DON and when to handle them personally.

 

Knowledge and Skills

Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Has working knowledge of a functional discipline. Basic typing and computer skills are essential preferably in a Microsoft Windows environment.  Must have working knowledge of facility emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills. Ability to follow facility policies. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA policies.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Dishwasher

Job Summary

Operates the dish machine and maintains the cleanliness of the dish machine and kitchen area.  Works to ensure a quality culinary experience, responds to personalized needs and requests, provides excellent and prompt customer service.

 

Essential Functions

  • Operates a dish machine to wash dishes, glasses, cups, trays, silverware, and food service equipment.
  • Sets up and cleans dish machine area; checks temperatures and soap dispensing levels.
  • Stores clean equipment and utensils.
  • Assists in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition.
  • Empties garbage and moves to dump site.
  • Sweeps and mops floors.
  • Assist servers, cooks, or other associates as requested by management
  • Demonstrate professional knowledge, proficiency and initiative in achieving culinary goals and standards designated by Culinary Director
  • Treat residents and guests in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction and strive to exceed customer expectations
  • Utilize sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems in adherence with Casey’s Pond Employee Handbook and Behavioral Code of Ethics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in line with HIPAA compliance

 

Note: This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his her supervisor.  

 

Education and Experience  

High school diploma or equivalent preferred; 1 year of cooking experience preferred

 

Licenses/Certifications

None

 

Qualifications & Physical Requirements

  • Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required for interacting with residents, guests, and fellow associates.
  • Able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Able to carry and lift up to 20 lbs., bend/stoop, and reach to the floor and above head.

 

Working Environment

May be exposed to sharp objects, hot surfaces, and chemicals.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LPN

Job Summary

Works under the Health & Wellness Director of Assisted Living/Memory Care to provide and direct resident care in accordance with Casey’s Pond policies and procedures.  May supervise certified nursing assistants.  Promotes quality service in accordance with Casey’s Pond, state and federal regulations.

 

Essential Functions

  • Treats residents and guests in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction and strives to exceed customer expectations; incorporates principles of EDEN in all activities and interactions.
  • Documents/reports care provided and resident observations including unusual or significant changes in physical, mental, or behavioral conditions; demonstrates proficiency in health record charting/EMR system.
  • Makes daily staff assignments and changes as needed.
  • Assigns and administers medications, treatments, IV’s, and tube feedings in accordance with LPN scope of practice.
  • Evaluates lab and x-ray results; notifies physician of acute illness and abnormal lab and x-ray reports; enter orders on computer system.
  • Responds to emergency calls, resident/visitor’s requests and corrects environmental hazards in an appropriate and safe manner.
  • Obtains/performs vital signs and heights and weights.
  • Examines resident records/charts to discriminate between normal and abnormal findings; recognizes when to refer the resident to a physician for evaluation.
  • Initiates requests for consultation or referral and responds to requests from the resident, physician, or nursing staff.
  • Performs administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Notifies Social Services or residents families of falls, changes in condition, and addition of new medications.
  • Provides stand-by assist or reminders with activities of daily living such as grooming; oral hygiene; bath/shower; hair; maintaining the personal environment
  • Performs clinical procedures according to facility standards. Documentation of Admission assessments, fall assessments and any head-to-toe assessments must to reviewed and co-signed by a Registered Nurse.  Determination of death is not within the scope of LPN practice.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of facility infection control procedures.
  • Communicates effectively with the residents, families, visitors, members of the health care team, and other disciplines.
  • Maintains educational development in compliance with state and federal regulations and current knowledge of resident care practices.
  • Utilizes sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems in adherence with Casey’s Pond Employee Handbook and Behavioral Code of Ethics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in line with HIPAA compliance.

 

Education and Experience  

  • Graduate of an accredited LPN program strongly desired
  • At least one year nursing experience in geriatric/ long term care required

 

Licenses/Certifications

  • CO LPN
  • CPR certification required

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, feel, reach, bend, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, and see
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with residents, guest and fellow associates

 

Working Environment

  • Possible exposure to blood-born pathogens, various drugs, chemical, infectious, communicable diseases or biological hazards
  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
  • Weekend, evening or night work as needed to ensure shift coverage

 

Management/Decision Making

Uses independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.

 

Knowledge and Skills

Has a working knowledge of nursing discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the organization, work environment and process. Must have working knowledge of facility emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills. Ability to follow facility policies. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA policies.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

RN

Job Summary

Works under the Health & Wellness Director of Assisted Living and Memory Care to provide and direct resident care in accordance with Casey’s Pond policies and procedures.  May supervise certified nursing assistants.  Promotes quality service in accordance with Casey’s Pond, state and federal regulations.

 

Essential Functions

  • Consults with the Care Planning Team and Health Services Administrator concerning assessment evaluations and assists in planning and developing treatment to be performed for the resident.
  • Treats residents and guests in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction and strives to exceed customer expectations; incorporates principles of EDEN in all activities.
  • Participates in physician rounds and notes orders written.
  • Documents/reports care provided and resident observations including unusual or significant changes in physical, mental, or behavioral conditions.
  • Makes daily staff assignments and changes as needed.
  • Assigns and administers medications, treatments, IV’s, Tube feedings as ordered.
  • Evaluates lab and x-ray results; notifies physician of acute illness and abnormal lab and x-ray reports; enter orders on computer system.
  • Responds to emergency calls, resident/visitor’s requests and corrects environmental hazards in an appropriate and safe manner.
  • Obtains/performs vital signs and heights and weights.
  • Examines resident records/charts to discriminate between normal and abnormal findings; recognizes when to refer the resident to a physician for evaluation.
  • Initiates requests for consultation or referral and responds to requests from the resident, physician, or nursing staff.
  • Performs administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Notifies Social Services or residents families of falls or changes in condition.
  • Provides stand-by assist or reminders with activities of daily living such as grooming; oral hygiene; bath/shower; hair; maintaining the personal environment
  • Performs clinical procedures according to facility standards.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of facility infection control procedures.
  • Maintains educational development in compliance with state and federal regulations and current knowledge of resident care practices.
  • Utilizes sound judgment and experience to solve complex problems in adherence with Casey’s Pond Employee Handbook and Behavioral Code of Ethics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in line with HIPAA compliance.

 

Note: This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his her supervisor.  

 

Education and Experience  

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program strongly desired
  • At least one year nursing experience in geriatric/ long term care required

 

Licenses/Certifications

  • CO RN
  • CPR certification required

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, feel, reach, bend, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, and see
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with residents, guest and fellow associates

 

Working Environment

  • Possible exposure to blood-born pathogens, various drugs, chemical, infectious, communicable diseases or biological hazards
  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
  • Weekend, evening or night work as needed to ensure shift coverage

 

Management/Decision Making

Uses independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.

 

Knowledge and Skills

Has a working knowledge of nursing discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the organization, work environment and process. Must have working knowledge of facility emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills. Ability to follow facility policies. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA policies.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Care Associate

Job Summary

Provides direct care to residents in Assisted Living and Memory Care, while promoting the residents’ highest level of functioning, as directed by management. Assists in maintaining the residents’ environment in a safe and neat manner. Promotes quality service in accordance with Casey’s Pond, state and federal regulations.

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs/assists with all resident direct care needs and comforts of daily living as needed. Including but not limited to: bathing, dressing, oral hygiene and grooming, and answering and responding to call lights in a timely and professional manner.
  • Provides all additional resident care needs and comforts of daily living. Including but not limited to: maintaining cleanliness of resident’s room to include light daily cleaning as required, making beds, and straitening up room.
  • Assisting residents with self-administration of medications.
  • Supporting, leading, and participating in a resident-centered activity program.
  • Working as a team member in assigned neighborhood.
  • Communicates professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Follows written and verbal directions.
  • Provides exemplary customer service to residents, peers, families, managers, and visitors.
  • Reports any changes in physical or mental conditions on a timely basis.
  • Follows all company, facility, and state policies and procedures.
  • Assists nurses with assigned tasks, including but not limited to: measuring and recording vitals, gathering weights, documentation on the residents, making beds, cleaning closets, organizing and ensuring cleanliness of resident living areas, assisting with new admissions as assigned.
  • Assisting in the training and orientation of new staff as assigned.
  • Knows resident rights and helps the residents exercise and/or protect their rights.
  • Reports resident complaints to nurse or supervisor in charge, maintains confidentiality.
  • Documents resident information timely, accurately, and confidentially according to the procedures set forth in the electronic medical record system.
  • Demonstrates proper use of equipment. Reports equipment needs or repairs.
  • Uses protective equipment, follows infection control protocol standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Practices universal precautions.
  • Performs food service functions to include: preparing residents for meals, serving food, assisting with eating, after meal care, passing snacks and fresh water/ice, recording food/fluid intake, noting changes of eating habits and appropriately reporting.
  • Communicates effectively with the residents, families, visitors, members of the health care team, and other disciplines.
  • Maintains educational development in compliance with state and federal regulations and current knowledge of resident care practices.
  • Utilizes sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems in adherence with Casey’s Pond Employee Handbook and Behavioral Code of Ethics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in line with HIPAA compliance.

 

Note: This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his her supervisor.  

 

Education and Experience  

High school diploma or equivalent preferred; one year long term care experience preferred

 

Licenses/Certifications

  • First Aid
  • CNA, CPR, and QMAP (medication administration) preferred but not required

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, feel, reach, bend, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, and see
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with residents, guest and fellow associates

 

Working Environment

  • Possible exposure to blood-born pathogens, various drugs, chemical, infectious, communicable diseases or biological hazards
  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
  • Weekend, evening or night work as needed to ensure shift coverage

 

Management/Decision Making

Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.

 

Knowledge and Skills

Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Must have working knowledge of facility emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills. Ability to follow facility policies. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA policies.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Certified Nursing Assistant

Job Summary

Provides direct care to residents, while promoting the resident’s highest level of functioning, as directed by management. Assists in maintaining the resident’s environment in a safe and neat manner. Promotes quality service in accordance with Casey’s Pond, state and federal regulations.

 

Essential Functions

  • Treats residents and guests in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction and strives to exceed customer expectations; incorporates principles of EDEN and FISH in all activities.
  • Receives and gives report to management/charge nurse on resident status at the beginning and end of each shift and as needed. Notifies the management of any changes in resident physical and/or mental status in a timely manner.
  • Provides personal care to residents per their individualized plan of care.
  • Documents all pertinent information regarding care as assigned and demonstrates proficiency in health record charting/EMR system
  • Prepares residents for meals and assists to and from the dining areas. Assists with set up and sanitary feeding of meals, focusing on interaction with residents.
  • Assists residents with toilet and incontinent care. Makes incontinent checks at least every 2 hours and provides incontinent care as needed.
  • Makes room checks and verifies resident location at least every 2 hours.
  • Keeps resident’s rooms neat and clean.
  • Performs clinical procedures according to facility standards.
  • Performs vital signs, weights and other trained procedures as directed by management.
  • Completes prevention and restorative care that includes but not limited to ambulation, transferring, bathing, grooming, and all other ADL care.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of facility infection control procedures.
  • Assists in turning, positioning, and repositioning of residents at least every 2 hours and/or as directed by the nurse in charge; proficient in use proper body mechanics and mechanical lifts.
  • Communicates effectively with the residents, families, visitors, members of the health care team, and other disciplines.
  • Maintains educational development in compliance with state and federal regulations and current knowledge of resident care practices.
  • Utilizes sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems in adherence with Casey’s Pond Employee Handbook and Behavioral Code of Ethics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in line with HIPAA compliance.

 

Note: This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his her supervisor.  

 

Education and Experience  

High school diploma or equivalent preferred; one year long term care experience preferred

 

Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Nurses Aide Certification within 4 months of hire date
  • CPR

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, feel, reach, bend, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, and see
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with residents, guest and fellow associates

 

Working Environment

  • Possible exposure to blood-born pathogens, various drugs, chemical, infectious, communicable diseases or biological hazards
  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
  • Weekend, evening or night work as needed to ensure shift coverage

 

Management/Decision Making

Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.

 

Knowledge and Skills

Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Must have working knowledge of facility emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills. Ability to follow facility policies. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA policies.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Server

Job Summary

Responsible for set-up, clean-up, heating, plating, and serving of meals, beverages, and snacks to residents and guests of Casey’s Pond as requested. Works to ensure a quality culinary experience, responds to personalized needs and requests, provides excellent and prompt customer service.  SOME WEEKENDS ARE REQUIRED.

Essential Functions

  • Set and clear tables for resident meals
  • Stock dining room and tables with necessary items between meals
  • Plate and serve food to residents in country kitchens (re-heat food if necessary)
  • Pour beverages as requested before, during, and after meals
  • Assist residents with eating and fluid intake in compliance with dietary needs/restrictions
  • Respond to resident needs and personalized requests by communicating with kitchen chefs
  • Deliver snack and fluid to residents
  • Clean and stock all refrigerators and freezers
  • Record food temperatures in compliance with proper food handling
  • Maintain sanitary conditions in work area and follow cleaning schedule
  • Able to use a Point of Sales system (computer) to record orders on a check
  • Demonstrate professional knowledge, proficiency and initiative in achieving culinary goals and standards designated by Culinary Director
  • Treat residents and guests in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction and strive to exceed customer expectations
  • Utilize sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems in adherence with Casey’s Pond Employee Handbook and Behavioral Code of Ethics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in line with HIPAA compliance

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent preferred; prior experience in food service also preferred

Qualifications & Physical Requirements

Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required for interacting with residents, guests, and fellow associates. Able to work weekends and holidays. Able to carry and lift up to 20 lbs, bend/stoop, and reach to the floor and above head.

Working Environment

May be exposed to sharp objects, hot surfaces, and chemicals.