Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries is one of the premier employers in Pennsylvania and Maryland. We are a non-profit organization which includes Diakon Senior Living Services and Diakon Child, Family, and Community Ministries. The Lutheran Home at Topton, A Diakon Senior Living Community## This large campus#site of one of the two 1800s-era homes for children on which Diakon was founded#offers a continuum of services for older persons. Located in Topton, Pennsylvania, in northeast Berks County, the Continuing Care Retirement Community includes senior living accommodations in its Tower Court apartments and Luther Haven cottages, various levels of memory care in both skilled nursing and personal care, a personal care community, and a large nursing care and rehabilitation center providing both short- and long-term care. Amenities include a fitness center and walking trails. In addition, the Topton campus is the site of two rental-assistance (HUD) housing complexes and Old Main, an original orphanage building that, as of 2017, is being converted into a #permanency center# for Diakon Adoption # Foster Care, which are housed on the campus, as well as offices for a number of Diakon Ministry Support staff members.# Certified Nursing Assistant required General Responsibilities: Responsible for assisting residents and guests with the transition and acclimation into the skilled short-term rehabilitation area. Promotes a positive image of the facility and acts as an ambassador for residents and visitors.# Manages and enhances the resident#s stay to assure customer, family and visitor satisfaction. Performs a variety of duties to provide quality nursing care to residents and to coordinate total nursing care for residents Education/Training: A high school diploma, GED, or equivalent verbal and numerical skills to read, write, and orally communicate with associate workers and residents with English as the essential language and understand job related information.# Enrolled and in good standing on the PA Department of Health, Division of Nursing Care Facilities Nurse Aide Registry; maintenance of certification by performing necessary continuing education requirements. # Experience: None required. # ADA: Ability to sit, stand, lift, bend, reach, push, and pull items weighing up to 50 lbs.; visual and auditory skills. Diakon offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug coverage. We also offer voluntary short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, tuition assistance, 401(k) plan with Employer Match, and paid time off.# Diakon is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/VETS/Disabled Location: The Lutheran Home at Topton # 1 South Home Avenue, Topton, PA 19562
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