Careers

Why Join Team Dobie?

We’re glad you’re here! By choosing to apply at Dobie, you’re choosing to work at Mid Michigan’s premier provider of choice for memory care, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, outpatient therapy, and wellness. Dobie has been a part of the Okemos community for 175 years, and we take pride in our reputation as the area’s leading team for delivering quality care and service to our greatest generations.

Here are some of the differences that make Dobie your employer of choice:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Nurse and CNA 12 hour shifts
  • Paid Holidays
  • Defined contribution retirement through the Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) with 3 year vesting
  • Optional 401K retirement and 457 deferred compensation plans through Nationwide
  • Voluntary benefit options including long term disability, short term disability, etc.
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Quarterly bonus opportunities for perfect attendance
  • Longevity recognition bonuses
  • Work/Life balance weekend only schedule options
  • On-site 24 hour fitness center – $10/month for staff members and family
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Set Schedules
  • Fresh market café and break room
  • New addition coming soon with bistro café and state of the art private room/bath short term rehabilitation center
  • 1/2 mile paved wellness trail
  • Employee discount program
  • Sparrow & McLaren Greater Lansing Preferred Provider
  • Dobie is a not-for-profit community, meaning our focus stays on our patients and residents and NOT the bottom line

At Dobie, we value our team members and work to attract and retain the best talent available.   With us, you can build a career in a friendly environment that fully embraces its mission, vision and values.  If you are someone who is dedicated to improving lives, we’re ready to welcome you aboard our team!

Job Opportunities

Nurses

Your patients are waiting for you at Dobie – where our licensed nurses and certified nursing assistants improve lives with comfort, compassion, integrity, innovation, relationships and respect. Come join us where the wages are competitive, you have excellent nurse and CNA to patient ratios, 12 hours shifts, and a set schedule.

Are you dissatisfied with having to adjust to excessive management turnover? At Dobie, our management staff is stable, including our Director of Nursing who started as a CNA back in 1988, and has been in her current position since 2003. Plus, there is a nurse manager on duty for EVERY shift, EVERY day of the year. Come join us where the staff operates together as a team to care our residents and patients, where you get discounts throughout the community for being a team member, where you and your family can exercise in a state of the art fitness center for just $10/month, and where we love to grow and promote our team from within.

Ready to make a difference with compassionate care?

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Certified Nurse Aides

Your patients are waiting for you at Dobie – where our certified nurse aides improve lives with comfort, compassion, integrity, innovation, relationships and respect. Come join us where the wages are the highest in the area, you’ll have excellent CNA to patient ratios, and a set schedule.  Dobie provides reimbursement for your CNA license; longevity bonuses; quarterly perfect attendance bonuses; and a dedicated CNA workforce specialist who will follow up with you after orientation to see how things are going and help answer any questions. Are you dissatisfied with having to adjust to excessive management turnover?  At Dobie our management staff is stable, including our Director of Nursing who started as a CNA here back in 1988 (and has been our DON since 2003), our Assistant Director of Nursing who also started as a CNA here in 2006 and our South Ridge neighborhood nurse manager who started here as a CNA in 1998. We have a premier, comprehensive orientation and training program, a nurse manager on duty for EVERY shift, EVERY day of the year and a corporate structure that encourages growth from within.

Come join us where the staff operates together as a team to care for our residents and patients, where you get discounts throughout the community just for being a team member and where you and your family can exercise in an on-site state-of-the-art fitness center for just $10/month.

Interested in our CNA Education to Employment Program? We offer $11.57/hour while in CNA class, cover 100% of your CNA class tuition, 100% of your CNA exam and certification and guaranteed employment at $15.52/hour upon completion – all for a 2-year employment agreement. Fill out an application here and in the “What prompted you to apply” field please put in CNA Education to Employment program.

**Now offering sign-on bonuses for Certified Nursing Assistants! Hire on with us at Dobie Road and receive $1000 at 9 months of employment and another $1000 at 18 months of employment – no other requirements! Offer available for full time and .7 positions only. Questions? Contact us at 517-381-6169 today!**

We look forward to meeting you!

Ready to make a difference with compassionate care?

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Dining Services

At Dobie, we make each meal the best meal of the day! Here, you can use your skills in our fast-paced environment in areas that range from hospitality service positions to cook to manager.  No matter your role, you’ll help improve the lives of our residents and patients at every dining occasion.  We have a friendly, fun staff that is open to change and flexible hours to compliment a variety of school schedules along with a competitive wage structure.  Hours for the Dobie Dining team vary from 4:30am to 8pm and everything in between.

Come join us where the dining team works together to serve residents and patients, where you get discounts throughout the community just for being a team member, where you and your family can exercise in a state of the art fitness center for just $10/month and where we love to grow and promote our team from within.

Ready to make a difference through hospitality and service?

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Resident Assistant

At Dobie, we are dedicated to improving lives daily! Here, you can use your compassion/customer service skills in our fast-paced environment that can change our residents lives for the better. No matter your role, you’ll help improve the lives of our residents and patients daily. We have a friendly, fun staff that are open to change and flexible hours to compliment a variety of school schedules along with a competitive wage structure. Hours for the Dobie Resident Assistants team vary from 6:30am to 8:30pm and everything in between. The Resident Assistant position is often a stepping stone to the CNA position. Dedicated, hard-working, team players can be offered to take the CNA course at the expense of the facility and will be offered a CNA position at Dobie Road. Come join our team where we love to grow and promote from within.

Ready to make a difference in the lives of others?

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Environmental Services

Ready for a career that you can enjoy what you do and be proud of your work every day? We are currently seeking dedicated individuals to provide superior customer service with a high level of attention for detail. We offer competitive pay, great benefits and a culture where employees are truly valued! Hours for the Environmental Services team vary from 5:00am to 10:30pm and everything in between. Come join our team! We love to grow and promote from within.

Ready to make a difference through teamwork and service?

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PRN – Physical Therapist

We are seeking a Physical Therapist with LTC experience to join our in-house therapy department. Competitive salary and benefit package. Under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation and indirectly with the Outpatient Therapy and Wellness Administrator, the PT will aid in the restoration and enhancement of independent function or maximizes independence and function in those individuals whose living status has been compromised by illness and/or injury. Evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families, physicians and other interdisciplinary team members, and documents services in the medical record.

Education: Bachelors degree required.

Experience: Two years of experience in Skilled Nursing Facility preferred.

Ready to make a difference through teamwork and service?

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PRN – Occupational Therapist

We are seeking a Occupational Therapist with LTC experience to join our in-house therapy department. Competitive salary and benefit package. Under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation and indirectly with the Outpatient Therapy and Wellness Administrator, aids in the restoration and enhancement of independent function or maximizes independence and function in those individuals whose living status has been compromised by illness and/or injury. Evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families, physicians and other interdisciplinary team members, and documents services in the medical record.

Education: Bachelors degree required.

Experience: Two years of experience in Skilled Nursing Facility preferred.

Ready to make a difference through teamwork and service?

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PRN – Speech Language Pathologist

We are seeking a Speech Language Pathologist with LTC experience to join our in-house therapy department. Competitive salary and benefit package. Under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation and indirectly with the Outpatient Therapy and Wellness Administrator, aids in the restoration and enhancement of independent function or maximizes independence and function in those individuals whose living status has been compromised by illness and/or injury. Evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families, physicians and other interdisciplinary team members, and documents services in the medical record.

Education: Master’s degree required.

Experience: Two years of experience in Skilled Nursing Facility preferred.

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Medical Record Technician (Coder)

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, assembles and maintains Medical Records in compliance with Facility policies and procedures and applicable federal, state and local laws.  Oversees the scheduling and transportation arrangements to outside medical appointments for residents.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  • Reviews and audits charts for deficiencies including admission and discharge dates, payor source, admission and discharge diagnosis, signatures, certifications, progress notes and discharge summaries and or death records.  Works closely with physician and/or Nursing Department to keep charts complete.  Informs Director of Nursing of document omissions.
  • Codes diagnoses, indexes files, and maintains disease index of admission and discharge diagnoses.
  • Files and retrieves medical records for authorized personnel.  Processes requests for copies of medical records per Facility policy.
  • Handles and observes physician correspondence and the timeliness of its return and notifies the Director of Nursing of areas in need of attention. Areas included are telephone orders, discharge summaries, physician orders, physician visits and re-certifications, etc.
  • Responsible for thinning resident records according to set schedule.
  • Destroys resident medical records that are at least seven years old on an annual basis.
  • Ensures confidentiality of all resident medical records.
  • Enters admission data into the clinical software program, reviews face sheets for accuracy and distributes face sheets to appropriate disciplines.
  • Completes audits for Nursing Department as directed by the Director of Nursing.
  • Responsible for all Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) inquires and disclosure logs.
  • All other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Credentialed as a Registered Health Information Technician or Licensed as a LPN in the State of Michigan or extensive medical background experience.
  • Knowledge and skills typically acquired through experience coordinating a Medical Records Program and supervising the work of others.
  • Ability to communicate with medical staff and providers, residents, families and employees.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Knowledge of computer and computer software programs such as Microsoft Office.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Works in office and other areas throughout the Facility.
  • Unpredictable mealtimes; breaks are scheduled around facility needs.

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MDS Clinical Reimbursement Director

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing (DON) supervises, manages and evaluates the activities and performance of the Assessment Nurses. Responsible for the coordination of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process to ensure accurate and timely completion of resident assessments in accordance with Medicare, Medicaid, OBRA and other payor program requirements. Ensures assessments accurately reflect the physical, mental and psycho-social status of each resident; ensures accuracy or RAI to reflect optimal reimbursement for services provided; ensures appropriate documentation to report and support services provided and assessment accuracy. Communicates effectively with other members of the interdisciplinary team.

Education: Current license in the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse required.

Experience: Five years of experience in Skilled Nursing Facility preferred.

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