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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Cook

GENERAL SUMMARY

Under general supervision of the Director of Dining Services and Dining Services Supervisor, prepares food with the assistance of Dining Services Aides.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Confers with Director of Dining Services and/or Dining Services Supervisors about the preparation of food for meals and assists in estimating quantities needed.
  2. Prepares foods listed on menus using safe food handling methods. Responsible for taste and quality of finished product.
  3. Assures that food is served at the proper time and correct temperature.
  4. Makes advance preparation for the next day as directed by Dining Services Supervisor and/or Director of Dining Services.
  5. Assists in the training of new employees.
  6. May supervise and be responsible for the general operation of the kitchen and work of Dining Services Aides in the absence of a Dining Services Supervisor or Director of Dining Services.
  7. Keeps records of daily food usage and notifies supervisor of supply needs when appropriate.
  8. Cleans own work area. Performs other cleaning duties as scheduled.
  9. Serves meals in dining room and kitchen as assigned. Will assist with meal service as needed.
  10. Records food temperatures prior to meal service. Takes corrective action for temperatures in the “Danger Zone” and notifies supervisor.
  11. Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

The primary purpose of the job description is to aid in establishing a pay grade for this job classification.  Only those duties and responsibilities necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included.  This list is not all inclusive of the total scope of the job duties to be performed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge and skills typically acquired through a high school degree.

Thorough knowledge of and skill in the application of quantity food preparation and techniques and practice.  Experience in quantity cooking in a health care facility.

Thorough knowledge of kitchen sanitation, personal hygiene, food handling and storage practices.

Safe serve certification required, post hire.

Knowledge of therapeutic diets.

Physical ability to:

–           operate large scale mechanical food preparation equipment

–           lift up to 75 lbs.

–           push/pull wheeled carts weighing up to 300 lbs.

The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above are intended to represent the minimum levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in the job description.  It is assumed the incumbent must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform all the duties and responsibilities listed in the job description.  The knowledge, skills and abilities should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job related selection criteria.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Maintain a dependable attendance record.

Adhere to Facility/Department Dress code.

Interact in a positive, tactful, diplomatic, and humanistic manner with patients, families, visitors, and co-workers to provide a safe and efficient which ensures the self-respect, personal dignity, rights and physical safety of each patient and facility guest.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Exposure to hot and cold temperature extremes.  Works with a variety of appliances, kitchen utensils and cleaning products.

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THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY ASSISTANT

GENERAL SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Therapeutic Activities Director and in cooperation with the Therapeutic Activities Specialists, Music Therapists and Art Specialist, assist in implementing therapeutic activities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Facilitate group activities – primarily on South Ridge and Rehab

Encourage activity involvement and chart attendance

Assist in keeping activity supplies clean and organized

Assist with 1:1 activities

Transport Residents/Patients to and from activities

Assist with outings and special events

Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

High School Graduate, some secondary education

Experience working with older adults

Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and appropriately with Residents, Patients, families, volunteers, and facility personnel.

Physical ability to lift up to 75 pounds and to transport residents/patients in wheelchairs and wheeled carts weighing up to 300 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Works in Residents/Patient rooms, activity rooms and other areas of the facility with exposure to abnormal behaviors,            noise, and unpleasant odors.

Potential for exposure to hazardous chemicals and materials.

Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens, and other infectious diseases.

Unpredictable breaks scheduled around Residents/Patient activity needs.

Hours will vary beyond a regular schedule depending on Resident/Patient activity needs and schedules.

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