Employment Opportunities

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Current Career Opportunities

Director of Nursing/Assisted Living (RN)

Are you a Registered Nurse looking to make a change in your career, this may be the position for you!

This is an invitation to collaborate and apply your skillset in a supportive and compassionate culture. We are seeking talented, driven and experienced Registered Nurses to lead our staff in utilizing their managerial and administrative skills at our facility. The goal is to foster an environment that will support everyone including the residents, their families, and staff. If you loath delays, are driven to be neat, and take others under your wing, we urge you to take the next step in your career path with us.

We are looking for an experienced Director of Nursing (DON) to organize and supervise all nursing operations in our Britt Iowa facility. This facility offers beautiful independent and assisted living apartments. The ideal candidate will be an experienced registered nurse who has the ability to create a collaborative and efficient workplace with attention to quality standards and policies.


First things first... Why should you consider this opportunity?

As a consulted facility, we offer support as well as competitive benefits and perks that other un-consulted facilities typically don’t have. Working in a consulted facility, you will benefit from the following:

• Operations Support – a dedicated Regional Operations Director consults each of our facilities allowing you management mentorship for budgets, financials, employee relations etc.

• Nursing Consultants – a large group of experienced RN’s who are trained in consulting facilities and can assist with EMARS and assessments

• Work/Life Balance - Most of our facilities rotate on-call schedules, allowing you more time for work/family balance!


Job Overview and Requirements

• Training For Position: Formal and Informal

• Physical Requirements: Light lifting and carrying

• Education: Registered Nursing Degree

• Required Experience: Minimum 2 years of DON experience, preferably in a long-term care community.



• Group Medical and Dental

• Life Insurance

• 401K

• Vacation / PTO offered


Shifts are as follows: Monday – Friday (with rotating on call weekend schedule)

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: One location

Work Remotely: No

Salary: commensurate on experience


Cook *New Starting Wage

We're hiring for a full-time cook! (32 hours)

Job Summary:   The cook will assist in the operation of the kitchen, dining room, dish room, and related storage spaces.  This position will also, substitute for the dietary manager when that person is not on-site and have the overall responsibility for operating the dietary department in a quality manner. Great starting wage & flexible schedule. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare food and assist in serving in the dining room.
  • Wash dishes.
  • Clean kitchen and dining room.
  • Follow cleaning schedule.
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment, as required.
  • Use proper body mechanics for lifting, pushing, and pulling.
  • Report unsafe conditions to the Dietary Manager and/or Director.
  • Maintain sanitation in all areas.
  • Fill in, as needed or requested.
  • Respond to smoke and fire alarm systems.
  • Comply with regulations regarding hair covering and hand protection during food preparation.
  • Attend all staff in-services or mandatory meetings.
  • Attend food service meetings.
  • Complete work orders when maintenance needs arise.
  • Perform cleaning duties, as assigned.
  • Prepare dining room for meals.

    What we offer FT employees:
  • Higher starting wages
  • Competitive benefits (incl matching 401k)
  • PTO
  • Uniform
  • Amazing work environment!
  • Flexibility
  • Earn while you learn opportunities
  • Career advancement opportunities

*Apply using our online application at the top left of this page.

Tenant Cares Assistant *New Starting Wage

Every team member contributes to our success and our tenant's enjoyment of life. We take pride in offering a supportive work environment that our employees can look forward to coming to each day. We offer higher starting wages and flexibility. We currently have part-time opportunities in 4-hour shifts from 7 am-11 am and/or 4 pm-8 pm.

Under the supervision of the charge nurse, our Tenant Cares Assistants build relationships with our tenants and provide assistance with activities of daily living. The perfect candidate will effectively implement tasks, communicate with team members, and document resident care. This role requires excellent oral and written communication skills.

What we offer employees:

  • Higher wages
  • Uniform
  • Amazing work environment!
  • A flexible schedule

*Apply using our online application at the top left of this page.

Dietary Aide/Dining Room Assistant *New Starting Wage

We are looking for a reliable individual who understands the importance of providing an excellent dining experience!

Currently hiring for the following shifts:

  • Fridays 10:30 am-3 pm
  • Evenings and/or weekends 3:30 pm-8 pm

Food service experience is a plus but not required.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone needing a flexible schedule!

*Apply using our online application at the top left of this page.


Universal Worker/CNA *New Starting Wage

Summit House provides flexibility so you can enjoy a good work/life balance! We are interviewing UWs for all shifts, part-time and full-time positions. This position must be willing to complete the Med-Aide Certification. Summit House will offer this certification at no expense to the employee.

Summit House employees enjoy higher starting wages, opportunities for future career growth, and:

  • Uniforms
  • Support from your management team 
  • A well-maintained building with a great reputation
  • The chance to get your Med-Aide Certification for free!

*Apply using our online application at the top left of this page.

***Summit House Retirement Community is an equal opportunity employer.