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Employee Opportunities

Current Positions at The Fort Armstrong Supportive Living

All successful candidates will have:

A passion for working with the 65+ senior population

Core Values such as respect, manners & professionalism

Strong Customer Service philosophy that consistently exceeds expectations

Flexibility to assist all team members to ensure quality of life for our residents

Position:  Licensed Nursing Staff

The Fort Armstrong provides 12 to 16 hours of licensed nursing staff.  The nurses coordinate medication regiments, physician appointments and outside resources to encourage independence and monitor safety.  The Wellness Center promotes our “aging in place philosophy” which does utilize a variety of outside resources to meet all the needs of our residents. Excellent assessment skills are essential to monitor our chronic disease management program and to identify acute conditions which would need further interventions.   Our nursing staff alternate on-call services which covers our facility through the night shift.  Two plus years in a healthcare setting is preferred.

Position:  Certified Nursing Assistant

A CNA is a valuable team player that works with a variety of departments to encourage security and involvement in our community. This position assist residents with personal needs, hygiene care, medication reminders and promotes independence and socialization within the programs of The Fort Armstrong.   This position is essential to encourage residents to be accountable for their doctor appointments; podiatrist visits and therapy appointments.  Two plus years’ experience in a healthcare setting is preferred for exposure to a variety of health care needs.

Position:  Environmental Services:  Housekeeping; Laundry; Maintenance

This team assists residents with their environmental needs such as housekeeping, weekly laundry services and environmental repairs.  Our environmental team is efficient and helpful to assist all three departments to fulfill the needs of our residents.  Experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.

Position:  Dining Experience:  Dining Room Service; Cook Position; Dietary Aides

The Dining experience is essential for our socialization component.  New residents meet table mates and from there develop friendships within our community.  The Dining room servers and cooks are definite customer service advocates; no one visits a dining establishment and goes away dissatisfied especially at the Fort Armstrong.  The food, atmosphere and interaction with the dietary staff promotes education on good food choices, promotes socialization and assist with all individual needs of the residents.

Positions:  Support Staff

  • Concierge

  • Activity Personnel

  • Driver

  • Community Outreach

  • Office Assistance

  • Resident Services

In keeping with our “Five Star Hotel” philosophy, every position at the Fort Armstrong is a strong customer service advocate.   The independent success of each resident is determined by the dignified and respectful manner assistance is provided.  Experience and passion for assisting the elderly is ultimately the goal of every department. Support staff is instrumental in identifying additional needs of our residents or changes in their conditions.  Interventions are then determined by the Wellness Center Staff to ensure all of their needs are being met.

Application Submission for the above positions; please specific your desire.

Job Descriptions reviewed at time of hire.


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