Careers

What can be a better feeling than waking up each day knowing that you will make a positive difference in the lives of extraordinary, appreciative individuals? It takes a remarkable person to make the personal connections and provide the professional care that residents of Esprit deserve. Are you that person? If so, we’d love to hear from you. We have a variety of opportunities here in Omaha, NE, including Skilled Nursing jobs.

 

Certified Medication Aide 

Summary

Be able to administer oral and external medications to residents under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical / vocational nurse.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares and administers medications to residents following established procedures.
  • Verifies identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on specified forms or records.
  • Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be inaccurate, ineffective or contraindicated by consulting with appropriate licensed practitioner. You will be required to notify supervisor when making the decision not to administer.
  • Takes and records vital signs upon administration of medications when required. • Orders and re-orders medications and returns all discharge medications for credit in compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Maintains neat, clean, and orderly medication room and cart. Takes appropriate precautions to make sure residents / patient do not have access to medications other than those prescribed.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Certified Medication Aide 40 Hour Course Required

Qualifications

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, or experience as required by state regulations.
  • Successful completion of a state approved course and is approved to administer oral and external medication.

Physical Demands & Environment

Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class

 

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

Job Description CNA - Summary Provides services and care for residents and patients.

  • Provides personal care and services such as:
  • a) Assisting with activities of daily living (turning and positioning, toileting, bathing and grooming, feeding, and mobility)
  • b) Obtains and records vital signs and weight as assigned.
  • c) Accurately documents all care as required by company policy and in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Provides non-resident services such as, but not limited to, washing wheelchairs and cleaning resident / patient areas in compliance with infection control procedures.
  • Contributes to the resident assessment and care plan.
  • Makes routine rounds on each assigned resident and patient in accordance with established procedures. • Promptly communicates any significant changes in behavior or condition to supervisor.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

CNA - Qualifications

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, or related experience and / or training.
  • Successful completion of State-approved Nursing Assistant Certification course.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class

 

Lead Housekeeper

Overview:
Esprit Whispering Ridge is seeking a Lead Housekeeper to join its team. Esprit Whispering Ridge consists of 48 assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 42 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Omaha, Nebraska. Esprit creates a home for older adults and our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer fuller lives.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively complete housekeeping duties and supervise the housekeeping staff in the absence of the Maintenance Director in ways that ensure clean rooms in a hospitable environment
  • Monitor, verify and document the inspection of rooms to ensure all standards are met.
  • Successfully manage the daily schedule, prioritization, and assignment of housekeeping duties in the absence of the Maintenance Director.
  • Provide direction and coaching to staff including the orientation of new staff.
  • Maintain all inventories and ensure linen closets are maintained as appropriate including making sure that all carts are stored properly and closets are locked
  • Sweep, vacuum, dust, wash, wax, scour and sanitize area as assigned in accordance with facility policy; must move furniture and equipment as necessary to clean.
  • Ensure housekeeping supplies are stocked and refill products when needed.
  • Willing to help with special events, fill in to accommodate emergency situations.
  • Provide superior customer service to other departments.
  • Demonstrates a high level of respect and a cooperative attitude with co-workers.
  • Pro-actively and professionally communicates information to others
  • Knowledge of, observes and follows all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident’s Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, Right to Know, and MSDS
  • A good steward of time and resources.
  • Constantly customer focused by providing excellent service, encouraging and respecting resident individuality and treating people with dignity and respect.
  • Other duties as assigned

Responsibilities for all Esprit Positions:

  1. Acting with Honor and Character
    • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others. Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
    • Integrity and Trust. Shows consistency between words and actions. Protects confidential (and sensitive) information. Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.
  2. Honoring Brand
    • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Esprit's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Esprit.
    • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance. Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.
  3. Creating the new and different
    • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo. Encourages others to try new methods and approaches. Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.
  4. Empowerment
    • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships. Demonstrates effective listening skills. Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them. Uses customer perspective, feedback, and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery. Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests. Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate effectively including written and verbal skills
  • Must work well both individually and as part of a team through respect, collaboration, and dedication
  • Ability to successfully interact with a diverse customer base
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrates positive attitude, high integrity, and ethical awareness
  • Successful completion of health screening

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Esprit is an equal opportunity employer. Esprit considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Housekeeper

Overview:
Esprit Whispering Ridge is seeking qualified housekeepers to join its team. Esprit Whispering Ridge consists of 48 assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 42 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Omaha, Nebraska. Esprit creates a home for older adults and our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer fuller lives.

Responsibilities:

  • Clean common areas as scheduled; must move furniture and equipment as necessary to clean.
  • Clean public restrooms daily.
  • Clean designated apartments weekly as directed.
  • Deep clean all vacated apartments after completed maintenance inspection and repairs
  • Respond to requests from residents and staff promptly and efficiently.
  • Empty trash containers on a regularly scheduled basis and as needed
  • Ensure housekeeping supplies are stocked and refill products when needed. Report any supply needs to supervisor.
  • Demonstrates a high level of respect and a cooperative attitude with co-workers.
  • Pro-actively and professionally communicates information to others
  • Knowledge of, observes and follows all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident’s Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, Right to Know, and MSDS
  • Constantly customer focused by providing excellent service, encouraging and respecting resident individuality and treating people with dignity and respect.
  • Other duties as assigned

Responsibilities for all Esprit Positions:

  1. Acting with Honor and Character
    • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others. Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
    • Integrity and Trust. Shows consistency between words and actions. Protects confidential (and sensitive) information. Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.
  2. Honoring Brand
    • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Esprit's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Esprit.
    • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance. Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.
  3. Creating the new and different
    • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo. Encourages others to try new methods and approaches. Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.
  4. Empowerment
    • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships. Demonstrates effective listening skills. Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them. Uses customer perspective, feedback, and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery. Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests. Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GED
  • Experience with cleaning occupied apartments, hotel cleaning, or long-term care facilities
  • Experience and enjoyment in working with older adults
  • Ability to communicate effectively including written and verbal skills
  • Must work well both individually and as part of a team through respect, collaboration, and dedication
  • Ability to successfully interact with a diverse customer base
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrates positive attitude, high integrity, and ethical awareness
  • Successful completion of health screening

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Esprit is an equal opportunity employer. Esprit considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Apply for this position